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New York Times, Tuesday, February 6, 1996

Author:
Randy Sowell
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randy Sowell

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FQ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Sowell. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0206 ( 16,891 )

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Across
1
Invader of old Rome : GOTH
5
Caper : ANTIC
10
W.W. II assault craft : LSTS
14
After-shoveling feeling : ACHE
15
Flora and fauna of a region : BIOTA
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"It's___!" (sportscaster's cry) : AHIT
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F-4, e.g. : PHANTOMJET
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Prego competitor : RAGU
20
Slip up : ERR
21
Nabisco cookie : OREO
22
Undercut : ERODED
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Leaves : DEPARTS
26
Got up : AROSE
27
Unit of mass transit : BUS
28
Ran : OPERATED
31
Church recesses : APSES
34
Washington Mayor Marion : BARRY
35
Deli loaf : RYE
36
___of Sanitation : DEPT
37
Is overfond : DOTES
38
Look for : SEEK
39
"___was going to St. Ives" : ASI
40
Vetoes : NIXES
41
Fine jacket material : SUEDE
42
Further : MOREOVER
44
"Sprechen___Deutsch?" : SIE
45
Mystery writer Michael : INNES
46
Flammable cleaner : BENZINE
50
"i" completer : DOTTER
52
London gallery : TATE
53
Kind of engineer: Abbr. : CIV
54
Hence : ERGO
55
Author anonymously : GHOSTWRITE
58
Spray cleaner target : SCUM
59
Spine-tingling : EERIE
60
"The Good Earth" wife : OLAN
61
da-DAH : IAMB
62
Pilotless plane : DRONE
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Closed sac : CYST
Down
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Opened wide : GAPED
2
Earth tone : OCHRE
3
Choreographer Twyla : THARP
4
Layer : HEN
5
Cape Canaveral cancellations : ABORTS
6
1629 treaty city : NIMES
7
Axis villain : TOJO
8
Ending with Israel : ITE
9
Party aides : CATERERS
10
50's singer Julius : LAROSA
11
Maple or elm : SHADETREE
12
Buster Brown's dog : TIGE
13
Macho man : STUD
18
Doughnut mathematically : TORUS
23
Calhoun of "The Texan" : RORY
25
Aid's partner : ABET
26
After, in Arles : APRES
28
Western : OATER
29
Looked at : EYED
30
Astronaut Slayton : DEKE
31
Genesis 2:7 subject : ADAM
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Mexican moolah : PESO
33
False beard attacher : SPIRITGUM
34
Warehouse clutter : BOXES
37
Forked off : DIVERGED
38
Egyptian port : SUEZ
40
Zero : NONE
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Tendon : SINEW
43
Bury : ENTOMB
44
Parlor piece : SETTEE
46
Tidal___ : BASIN
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With no warmth : ICILY
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Actress Talbot et al. : NITAS
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Track meet component : EVENT
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Name in old TV comedy : DESI
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Ocean menace : ORCA
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Matador's foe : TORO
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Part of H.R.H. : HER
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Mythical bird : ROC

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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