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New York Times, Wednesday, April 19, 1995

"Let Us Now Praise Famous Men" writer

Author:
Alfio Micci
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alfio Micci

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QVXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 95 for Mr. Micci. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York Times4/19/95 ( No. 16,598 )
Across
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Police action : RAID
5
Express displeasure at : BOO
8
Sandwich decoration : CAPER
13
Part of A.D. : ANNO
14
Plagiarize : CRIB
15
Actor Delon : ALAIN
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Composer of 24 Down : JOHNPHILIPSOUSA
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Parisian's soul : AME
20
Ready follower : AIM
21
Not walk a straight line : REEL
22
Personnel director's duty : HIRING
24
Artist Nicolaes ___ : MAES
26
Literary olio : ANA
29
Spotted : SEEN
30
Understand : GRASP
32
Alphabet quartet : MNOP
33
Says on a stack of Bibles : SWEARS
35
God : MAKER
36
A pair of 24 Down : FREDRICANDHAL
39
Lecherous looks : LEERS
40
Protect : SHIELD
41
Kiln : OAST
42
Brand of brew : PIELS
43
The least bit : IOTA
47
Early Beatle Sutcliffe : STU
48
Scout groups : DENS
49
Mortarboard adjunct : TASSEL
51
Sprinkle : RAIN
53
First word of "Home, Sweet Home" : MID
54
Moisten : WET
55
Noted 24 Down of fiction : MEGJOAMYANDBETH
60
Companion of Artemis : OREAD
61
Ladder unit : RUNG
62
"Let Us Now Praise Famous Men" writer : AGEE
63
San Diego player : PADRE
64
Artful : SLY
65
Circle dance : HORA
Down
1
Eastern potentates : RAJAHS
2
Lack of values, as in a people : ANOMIE
3
Naturally belong : INHERE
4
Put on : DON
5
A fez lacks one : BRIM
6
J.R. Ewing's concern : OIL
7
Cummerbund for a geisha : OBI
8
Detectives' work : CASES
9
___ vera : ALOE
10
"Lonely Boy" singer : PAULANKA
11
Frozen Wasser : EIS
12
Genetic stuff : RNA
14
Redbug : CHIGGER
17
Give a poor review : PAN
18
Kind of school : PREP
23
Book extra : INSERT
24
Subject of this puzzle : MARCHES
25
Attack : ASSAIL
27
Holiday song : NOEL
28
Filing time: Abbr. : APR
31
Former grape : RAISIN
32
Islamic prophets : MAHDIS
34
Sentence parts: Abbr. : WDS
35
Caesar's 1550 : MDL
36
Accomplishment : FEAT
37
Rose anew : RESURGED
38
Avian activity : NESTING
39
Pop music's ___ Lobos : LOS
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Transportation Secretary Federico : PENA
44
Upstate New York city : OSWEGO
45
Wobble : TEETER
46
Gibson of tennis fame : ALTHEA
48
Electron tube : DIODE
50
Total : ADD
52
Not fully closed : AJAR
53
"___ are called..." : MANY
55
Unruly locks : MOP
56
Historic time : ERA
57
"___ Miniver" : MRS
58
Actor Brynner : YUL
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Humbug preceder : BAH

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

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