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New York Times, Wednesday, March 13, 1996

First two of a short-story writer and poet

Author:
W. R. Williams
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Wayne Robert Williams

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 39 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 30 for Mr. Williams.
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© 1996, The New York Times3/13/96 ( No. 16,927 )

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Across
1
What hopes may do : SOAR
5
Word with code or colony : PENAL
10
Copied : APED
14
Tours to be? : ETRE
15
___Gay : ENOLA
16
Get along : FARE
17
Have-___(the poor) : NOTS
18
First two of a short-story writer and poet : EDGARALLAN
20
London area : SOHO
21
Grounded ship's helper : TUG
22
___-Magnon : CRO
23
Jewish month : ELUL
24
First two of a novelist : ERICHMARIA
29
Put the ball in play : SERVE
31
Opposite of WSW : ENE
32
Liz Taylor's third : TODD
33
Surrendered : CEDED
35
Recede : EBB
38
Physique, briefly : BOD
39
Lacking spontaneity : WOODEN
41
Display stands : EASELS
43
Arab name part : IBN
44
Forty winks : NAP
46
Conductor Kurt : ADLER
47
Drench : SOAK
49
Serving of 61-Across : EAR
51
NBC newsman Lauer et al. : MATTS
54
First two of an essayist : HENRYDAVID
58
Twist around an axis : SLUE
59
Abu Dhabi's land: Abbr. : UAE
60
Swiss river : AAR
61
It's both grown and eaten in rows : CORN
62
First two of an essayist and poet : RALPHWALDO
66
Ambience : AURA
67
Resting on : ATOP
68
Three English rivers : AVONS
69
Artist Mondrian : PIET
70
Seabirds : MEWS
71
Descartes and Auberjonois : RENES
72
Ferrara family name : ESTE
Down
1
Intuits : SENSES
2
"My Favorite Year" star : OTOOLE
3
First two of a mystery writer : ARTHURCONAN
4
Motion's start : RESOLVED
5
P.G.A.'s Calvin : PEETE
6
Lived through : ENDURED
7
Bean : NOGGIN
8
Resembling : ALA
9
Tough-wooded conifer : LARCH
10
Still not sunk : AFLOAT
11
Crony : PAL
12
70's-80's pol. cause : ERA
13
Lion's home : DEN
19
Send weapons to : ARM
25
So-so mark : CEE
26
First two of a novelist : ROBERTLOUIS
27
Biblical no-no : IDOL
28
Tacks on : ADDS
30
Paradise : EDEN
34
Spanish queen until 1931 : ENA
36
Breakfast's partner : BED
37
Ointment : BALM
39
Hankering : WISH
40
"O" to ham operators, once : OBOE
42
Winslow Homer's "The Gulf Stream," e.g. : SEASCAPE
45
Garden sphere : PEA
46
Daughter of Minos : ARIADNE
48
Noted Essen family : KRUPPS
50
King Arthur's destination : AVALON
52
Gunner's station : TURRET
53
Capitol body : SENATE
55
"Uh-huh" : YAH
56
Double-walled flask : DEWAR
57
Smelting waste : DROSS
62
Dodge pickup : RAM
63
Had a bite : ATE
64
Volume setting : LOW
65
Roman greeting : AVE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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