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New York Times, Friday, April 21, 1995

"Tony n' ___ Wedding" (off-Broadway hit)

Author:
Rand H. Burns
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rand H. Burns

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {FQXZ} This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Burns. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York Times4/21/95 ( No. 16,600 )
Across
1
Freshly : ANEW
5
"Tony n' ___ Wedding" (off-Broadway hit) : TINAS
10
Cheek's neighbor : JOWL
14
Actress Copley : TERI
15
Père's frère : ONCLE
16
Mayberry lad : OPIE
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Efficient : LEAN
18
Give a wide berth to : AVOID
19
One End of London : EAST
20
Fainéance : IDLESSE
22
Effervesces : BUBBLES
24
Mordant : SATIRICAL
26
Varsity regulars : ATEAM
29
Snail or slug, e.g. : GASTROPOD
33
In an obvious way : PALPABLY
35
Horizontal timber on an open boat : INWALE
36
Simpson case judge : ITO
37
Arctic explorer John : RAE
38
Bygone bird : MOA
39
Ancient highway : VIA
40
Place-setting item : NAPKIN
42
Brit's midday snack : NUNCHEON
44
Large dog : GREATDANE
46
Crinkly gauze : LISSE
47
Clad : RAIMENTED
49
Court : ROMANCE
52
Benne seeds : SESAMES
56
Vast : EPIC
57
Ex-President of Uganda : OBOTE
59
Salon product : WAVE
60
Letter after aleph : BETH
61
Sturdy, as a beam : OAKEN
62
Dye-yielding plant : ANIL
63
Contrarian : ANTI
64
Lachrymal : TEARY
65
Clamor : YELL
Down
1
King in the "Volsunga Saga" : ATLI
2
Essential : NEED
3
Of an age : ERAL
4
Jonathan's cousin : WINESAP
5
Brown : TOAST
6
Ensnare : INVEIGLE
7
U.S.O. user, perhaps : NCO
8
Outs : ALIBIS
9
Don Juan activity : SEDUCTION
10
Average guy : JOEBLOW
11
Shade of blue : OPAL
12
Smart-alecky : WISE
13
Net calls : LETS
21
Roadside assister : SAMARITAN
23
Hull huggers : BARNACLES
25
Sunbeam : RAY
26
Mocker's ploy : APING
27
Russia's ___ Autonomous Republic : TATAR
28
Run for one's wife? : ELOPE
30
Asphalts : PAVES
31
Unmatched sets : OLIOS
32
Colonial figure Silas : DEANE
34
Ratlike marsupial : BANDICOOT
38
Pale cheese : MUENSTER
41
Arabian Sea port : KARACHI
42
It's collinear with SSW : NNE
43
Cached : HIDAWAY
45
Unicellular life : AMEBAE
48
Fibber McGee's little friend : TEENY
49
Singer McEntire : REBA
50
Dentist's request : OPEN
51
Hand holder : MITT
53
Rider's grip, perhaps : MANE
54
Diabolic : EVIL
55
Bears do it : SELL
58
Volga tributary at Gorki : OKA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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