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New York Times, Wednesday, March 22, 1995

"___ Survive" (Gloria Gaynor hit)

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JPQX} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York Times3/22/95 ( No. 16,570 )

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Across
1
Cake topper : ICING
6
Synagogue : SHUL
10
Newborn equine : FOAL
14
Movie rental : VIDEO
15
Come in second : LOSE
16
Florence's river : ARNO
17
Wine fermenter : YEAST
18
Be an accessory to the crime : ABET
19
Tortoiselike : SLOW
20
Telegraph language, formally : THEMORSECODE
23
Yalta participant : STALIN
26
Somersaulting dive : GAINER
27
Apt anagram of 20 Across : HERECOMEDOTS
31
Tease : RAG
32
Nat Turner was one : SLAVE
33
R.b.i.'s et al. : STATS
37
Old French coins : ECUS
39
Sultan's subjects : ARABS
41
Kind of team : SWAT
42
Futures market commodity : WHEAT
44
All in ___ work : ADAYS
46
"You ___ There" (50's TV show) : ARE
47
Telegraph company : WESTERNUNION
50
20 Questions category : ANIMAL
53
Capri's Blue ___ : GROTTO
54
Apt anagram of 47 Across : NOWIREUNSENT
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Malevolent : EVIL
59
Have ___ (blow one's top) : AFIT
60
Actress Aimée : ANOUK
64
Holler : YELL
65
"The Dram-Shop" author : ZOLA
66
Shiner : MOUSE
67
Pipe bends : ELLS
68
W.W. I battle area : YSER
69
Patrick or J.R. : EWING
Down
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Wall clinger : IVY
2
Fr. company : CIE
3
Miss Lupino : IDA
4
Crunch maker : NESTLE
5
Gloomy books : GOTHICS
6
Wrestling maneuver : SLAM
7
Vagrant : HOBO
8
___-friendly : USER
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Releases : LETSGO
10
Generalissimo Franco et al. : FASCISTS
11
Sweater fabric : ORLON
12
Terminal : ANODE
13
Humble : LOWER
21
___ Gay : ENOLA
22
Roadside sign : EATS
23
Scold : SHREW
24
Emulate Mr. Chips : TEACH
25
Debate : ARGUE
28
French revolutionary : MARAT
29
Get away from : EVADE
30
Preclude : DEBAR
34
Be in store for : AWAIT
35
Fortune teller : TAROT
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Secretary, at times : STENO
38
Oregon workplaces : SAWMILLS
40
"Riders to the Sea" dramatist : SYNGE
43
Sign of pathos : TEAR
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For Americans, it's always last : SURNAME
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Tawdry : SLEAZY
49
"I'm busy!" : NOTNOW
50
Keep ___ on : ANEYE
51
Bellow specialty : NOVEL
52
"___ Survive" (Gloria Gaynor hit) : IWILL
55
Martian craft, maybe : UFOS
56
"Cleopatra" locale : NILE
57
Celebrity : STAR
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Yes, to Yves : OUI
62
Annapolis org. : USN
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College party staple : KEG

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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