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New York Times, Monday, April 10, 1995

With 36 Across, shirker's comment

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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01413675122
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1.47000153
Sidney L. Robbins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {KQVXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 177 for Mr. Robbins. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York Times4/10/95 ( No. 16,589 )

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Across
1
Extremely unpleasant : NASTY
6
One going downhill : SLED
10
Sand : GRIT
14
Cosmetician Lauder : ESTEE
15
Peel : PARE
16
___ Rooter : ROTO
17
With 36 Across, shirker's comment : WHENTHECATSAWAY
20
Manipulates a needle : SEWS
21
60 minutes past 12 : ONE
22
Thrusts back : REPELS
23
___ Glory : OLD
24
Glad rags : FINERY
25
Changed into : BECAME
29
Englsih statesman William : PITT
30
Oak-to-be : ACORN
31
___ California : BAJA
32
Land amount : ACRE
36
See 17 Across : THEMICEWILLPLAY
39
Lays tuft : SODS
40
Biddies : HENS
41
Siouan Indian : OSAGE
42
Poses : SITS
43
Made beer : BREWED
44
Inclines : SLOPES
47
Serling of "The Twilight Zone" : ROD
48
Actor Omar : SHARIF
49
Artfully shy : COY
50
Gem : OPAL
54
Evasion and pursuit : CATANDMOUSEGAME
57
Came to earth : ALIT
58
Leave out : OMIT
59
British Museum's ___ marbles : ELGIN
60
The "B" in N.B. : BENE
61
Dig this! : MINE
62
Yorkshire city : LEEDS
Down
1
Front-page matter : NEWS
2
Tennis V.I.P. Arthur : ASHE
3
Goulash : STEW
4
Counting system : TENS
5
Still and all : YET
6
Disburse : SPEND
7
Spike, as the punch : LACE
8
Time for the history books : ERA
9
Of waste : DETRITAL
10
Pick of the vineyard : GRAPE
11
Oarsman : ROWER
12
Country in a grand tour : ITALY
13
Santa's bagful : TOYS
18
Bagel's middle : HOLE
19
Mailed : SENT
23
Hotel chain name : OMNI
24
South Pacific islanders : FIJIS
25
Faces the pitcher : BATS
26
Reverberate : ECHO
27
Campus lass, in old lingo : COED
28
Weaponry : ARMS
29
Dupes : PAWNS
31
Borscht ingredients : BEETS
32
Cathedral area : APSE
33
Eagle feature : CLAW
34
Latest "in" fashion : RAGE
35
Observed critically : EYED
37
Leader's office : CHIEFDOM
38
The Almighty : LORD
42
Twirl : SPIN
43
Word before and after "will be" : BOYS
44
Laminated rock : SHALE
45
Former language of 12 Down : LATIN
46
Give a keynote address : ORATE
47
Course : ROUTE
48
Sign of healing : SCAB
49
Mint : COIN
50
Leer at : OGLE
51
Senate runner : PAGE
52
In the center of : AMID
53
Camera part : LENS
55
2,001, to Ovid : MMI
56
Slippery fish : EEL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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