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New York Times, Wednesday, April 17, 1996

Author:
F. Heaney
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Francis Heaney

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Heaney. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0417 ( 16,962 )
Across
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Gave a face lift : REDID
6
Barter : SWAP
10
Amazes : AWES
14
Swiftly : APACE
15
Rock's Turner : TINA
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Coo's partner : BILL
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Swell, formally? : JAMESDANDY
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First name in jazz : ELLA
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Existence : BEING
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Kind of radio show : CALLIN
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Imperfect : MARRED
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X : CHI
26
Professional suffix : IST
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Actress Brennan : EILEEN
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1991 movie "___ & Louise" : THELMA
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Up, in baseball : ATBAT
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"The Red" : ERIC
32
Madame Bovary : EMMA
35
Difficult journey : TREK
36
Looked suspicious : STANK
37
At a distance : AFAR
38
Withered : SERE
39
Sneaker brand : PUMA
40
In unison : ASONE
41
Tire patterns : TREADS
43
18-and-over crowd : ADULTS
44
Turf : SOD
46
It might need refining : ORE
47
Go too far, with "it" : OVERDO
48
Pants line : CREASE
50
Pancake relative : CREPE
51
Phoned : RANG
52
Olympics vehicle, formally? : ROBERTSLED
57
Boy or girl preceder : ATTA
58
Creative start : IDEA
59
Film actress Anders : LUANA
60
Look with effort : PEER
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Sonneteer : BARD
62
W.W.I battle site : YPRES
Down
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Dominion, in old India : RAJ
2
Govt. watchdog grp. : EPA
3
Block : DAM
4
Conversation starter, maybe : ICEBREAKER
5
Early Mormon land : DESERET
6
Military defense : STAND
7
Museum add-on : WING
8
What's more : AND
9
Worker's due : PAYCHECK
10
Famed fratricide victim : ABEL
11
Place to put money, formally? : WILLIAMFOLD
12
Island in New York Bay : ELLIS
13
Perspective : SLANT
18
___Bien Phu, Vietnam : DIEN
22
Be unwell : AIL
23
Bishop topper : MITRE
24
Way of cooking, formally? : ALBERTDENTE
25
It may be fine when company comes : CHINA
27
Chow : EATS
28
Ways of London : TRAMS
29
Makes the grade : MEASURESUP
31
Piano exercise : ETUDE
33
___-man defense : MANTO
34
Consort of Aphrodite : ARES
36
Finger food : SPARERIB
40
With skill : ADEPTLY
42
Dawn goddess : EOS
43
Have one's say : AVER
44
Junk : SCRAP
45
Enulate Pliny the Younger : ORATE
47
Mountain nymph : OREAD
49
Food thickening agent : AGAR
50
One with a handle : CBER
53
Harem room : ODA
54
Roman household god : LAR
55
Opposite WSW : ENE
56
Govt. lawyers : DAS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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