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New York Times, Thursday, March 7, 1996

Author:
C. Millhauser
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.582184
Cathy Allis

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 21 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0307 ( 16,921 )
Across
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13 popes : LEOS
5
Trimming target : FLAB
9
Donald's ex : IVANA
14
Hamburg's river : ELBE
15
Antiquity : YORE
16
Works by Jack and Robert Frost : RIMES
17
Rotarian Muslim? : WHIRLINGDERVISH
20
Spain's patron saint : DIEGO
21
Kimono accessory : OBI
22
Dilettantish : ARTY
23
Montreal, Tahiti, etc. : ILES
26
Where to earn a B.A. : UNIV
28
Rotarian, proverbially? : AROLLINGSTONE
33
Metric measure : ARE
34
Brit. record label : EMI
35
Caesar's peepers : OCULI
37
Rotarian's charge-account feature? : REVOLVINGCREDIT
42
Debussy contemporary : FAURE
43
Tic-tac-toe row : OOO
44
Metro or Storm, e.g. : GEO
45
Rotarian's favorite song of 1969? : SPINNINGWHEEL
50
Pulitzer-winning critic Richard : EDER
51
"The Good Earth" woman : OLAN
52
Merit : EARN
55
Hunky-dory : AOK
57
Throwaway : SCRAP
61
Rotarian's favorite movie of 1977? : THETURNINGPOINT
65
Breaks : TAMES
66
Land of the Blarney stone : ERIN
67
Spreadsheet material : DATA
68
Quarters : ABODE
69
Prie-___ (prayer desk) : DIEU
70
Site of ancient Olympia : ELIS
Down
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Off-color : LEWD
2
K-12, educationally speaking : ELHI
3
Cousin of a Tony : OBIE
4
Brazilian musician Mendes : SERGIO
5
Post-it note abbr. : FYI
6
Cambodia's ___Nol : LON
7
Jason's craft : ARGO
8
Unwelcome hotel guest : BEDBUG
9
Like some verbs: Abbr. : IRR
10
Orally : VIVAVOCE
11
Arab leader : AMIR
12
Stick-y position? : NEST
13
Pallid : ASHY
18
Hang out : LOLL
19
One of a Kind? : EINS
24
Hgt. : ELEV
25
Ventura County's___Valley : SIMI
27
Like___not : ITOR
28
Departments : AREAS
29
Intensify : REVUP
30
Curtain fabric : NINON
31
"Get it?" motion : NUDGE
32
Architect Saarinen Sr. : ELIEL
33
Kennel cry : ARF
36
Judge Lance : ITO
38
Spatially adjusted : ORIENTED
39
Impart : LEND
40
Kind of dancer : GOGO
41
Monk's attire : COWL
46
Problematic for presbyopes : NEAR
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Wrinkle-free : IRONED
48
Door fastener : HASP
49
Make secret : ENCODE
52
Singer James : ETTA
53
Captain of literature : AHAB
54
Adventurer-hero___Williams : REMO
56
Soprano Te Kanawa : KIRI
58
Iranian coin : RIAL
59
No voter : ANTI
60
Home-sch. liaisons : PTAS
62
Milk, in a way : USE
63
Nietzsche's never : NIE
64
Cousin of the eland : GNU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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