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New York Times, Thursday, February 9, 1995

Author:
Richard Thomas
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Thomas

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Thomas. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0209 ( 16,529 )
Across
1
Sloughs : BOGS
5
1978 Bujold film : COMA
9
Tousle : MUSS
13
Deseret, now : UTAH
14
Shows skittishness : SHIES
15
Within: Prefix : ENTO
16
Get one's goat : RILE
17
Ivory tusk thief? : WALRUSTLER
19
Zitherlike instrument : PSALTERY
21
Give up : WAIVE
22
Noted Norman : LEAR
23
Go without air conditioning : SWELTER
25
Animal to hop into bed with? : KANGAROOMIE
29
Girder : IBEAM
30
Was a mentor to : NURTURED
35
Put down : SLAM
36
Museum near Malibu : GETTY
38
Brazilian booter : PELE
39
Dramatic musical work : SERENATA
41
Poplar : ASPEN
42
Very large apparitions? : ELEPHANTOMS
45
De Staël and others : MADAMES
49
Redolence : ODOR
50
Tea-party crasher : ALICE
51
1968 Winter Olympics site : GRENOBLE
55
Zookeeper? : JAGUARDIAN
58
Florida _____ : KEYS
59
Pass over : OMIT
60
Kid's name : CISCO
61
Fonda in "My Darling Clementine" : EARP
62
Unthinking response : ROTE
63
Deal preceder : ANTE
64
Layover : STAY
Down
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Pat on the back : BURP
2
Football's Armstrong : OTIS
3
Wingding : GALA
4
Swindle : SHELLGAME
5
Mexican horseman : CHARRO
6
Pinguid : OILY
7
Debussy's "La _____" : MER
8
Tempe sch. : ASU
9
Palladium, e.g. : METAL
10
Awaiting ignition : UNLIT
11
Cooperstown's Carlton : STEVE
12
More vexed : SORER
14
_____ off (renounce) : SWEAR
18
Treacly : SWEET
20
Pair off : TEAM
23
Peep shows and the like : SMUT
24
Lean and strong : WIRY
25
Rodin work with "The" : KISS
26
Up to the job : ABLE
27
At hand : NEAR
28
In reserve : ONTAP
31
Some brushwork : UPSTROKES
32
"_____ Man" (1984 flick) : REPO
33
I, O or U: Abbr. : ELEM
34
Cubs' hangouts : DENS
36
Flag waver : GALE
37
Vacation times abroad : ETES
40
Peloponnesian valley : NEMEA
41
Quotation notation : ANON
43
Roman odist : HORACE
44
Gland prefix : ADENO
45
College declaration : MAJOR
46
Budget rival : ALAMO
47
Pinkie, e.g. : DIGIT
48
Critical : ACUTE
51
Essence : GIST
52
Pooped : BEAT
53
Vega's constellation : LYRA
54
Lay eyes on : ESPY
56
TV mfr. : RCA
57
Cacophony : DIN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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