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New York Times, Tuesday, April 18, 1995

"___ Te Ching" (classic work by Lao-Tzu)

Author:
Christopher Page
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Christopher Page

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQVZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Page.
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C
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A
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R
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P
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L
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© 1995, The New York Times4/18/95 ( No. 16,597 )

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Across
1
___ tunnel syndrome : CARPAL
7
Less lenient : STERNER
14
Feudal tax : TALLAGE
15
One "T" of TNT : TOLUENE
16
Big wheel in Moscow? : RUSSIANROULETTE
18
Doctrine: Suffix : ISM
19
Striped : LINEATE
20
Marry : WED
21
"Miss ___ Regrets" : OTIS
23
Comedian Louis : NYE
24
Actress Anderson : LONI
25
Former capital of Alaska : SITKA
27
Airline to Stockholm : SAS
30
Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
31
Canton cab? : CHINESECHECKER
35
"___ Te Ching" (classic work by Lao-Tzu) : TAO
36
"Ben ___" : HUR
37
A well-made fez, for example? : TURKISHDELIGHT
45
Fencing tool : EPEE
46
___ man (unanimously) : TOA
47
Scimitar : SWORD
49
Put safely away : STOW
50
W.W. II fliers : RAF
53
Addict : USER
54
Word of advice : TIP
55
Mohammed's daughter and namesakes : FATIMAS
59
Mao ___-tung : TSE
60
Chattanooga choo-choo? : AMERICANEXPRESS
63
Apartment dwellers : TENANTS
64
1964 pop sensation : BEATLES
65
Ancient ascetics : ESSENES
66
Size up : ASSESS
Down
1
Severely critical : CAUSTIC
2
1928's Happy Warrior : ALSMITH
3
Literary monogram : RLS
4
Bucket : PAIL
5
Once more : AGAIN
6
Baseball's Dykstra : LENNY
7
Greek portico : STOA
8
Recommend publicly : TOUT
9
Pronoun for a Parisienne : ELLE
10
Wish otherwise : RUE
11
ABC or UPN, e.g. : NETWORK
12
___ cordiale : ENTENTE
13
Less robust, as a musical sound : REEDIER
14
Certain chamber groups : TRIOS
17
Singer Della : REESE
22
Schuss : SKI
24
Fond du ___, Wis. : LAC
26
No voter : ANTI
28
Reason for balm : ACHE
29
Synagogue : SHUL
32
Compass point : EAST
33
Palace Theatre locale : SOHO
34
Discordant deity : ERIS
37
Having a will : TESTATE
38
Periods when the computers work : UPTIMES
39
Takes down the "Closed" sign : REOPENS
40
London's ___ Gardens : KEW
41
"Mack the Knife" singer : DARIN
42
Sch. near the White House : GWU
43
Inns : HOSTELS
44
Locks : TRESSES
48
Attire : DRESS
51
Microscopic creature : AMEBA
52
Modern messages : FAXES
55
Huckleberry ___ : FINN
56
Entr' ___ : ACTE
57
Source for Pravda : TASS
58
Bath and Baden-Baden : SPAS
61
"Norma ___" : RAE
62
Hwy. : RTE

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

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