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New York Times, Monday, April 22, 1996

Author:
S. B. Whitten
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Stanley B. Whitten

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Whitten. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0422 ( 16,967 )

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Across
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Dock : PIER
5
Sandwich stores : DELIS
10
Extend over : SPAN
14
Not at work : IDLE
15
Texas shrine : ALAMO
16
Big Apple university : PACE
17
1944 Crosby/Fitzgerald film : GOINGMYWAY
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Simians : APES
20
Election selections : SLATES
21
Most bright : SMARTEST
23
Iowa college town : AMES
25
"___the ramparts..." : OER
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Toy store___Schwarz : FAO
29
Treated badly : ILLUSED
33
Scottish headwear : TAM
36
Chef's protector : APRON
38
Wallet items : ONES
39
French novelist Andre : GIDE
40
1995 Cage/Shue film : LEAVINGLASVEGAS
43
Yemen's capital : SANA
44
Trot or canter, e.g. : GAIT
45
The end : OMEGA
46
Heart readout, for short : EKG
47
Tourney : CONTEST
49
___judicata : RES
50
Car m.p.g. raters : EPA
52
Mid-sixth century date : DLII
54
Like an Acura or Toyota : JAPANESE
59
Response : ANSWER
63
God of war : ARES
64
1978 Fonda/Voight film : COMINGHOME
66
Hive denizens : BEES
67
Lift : HOIST
68
"Ars Amatoria" poet : OVID
69
50% off event : SALE
70
Four Holy Roman emperors : OTTOS
71
Mr. T's family name : TERO
Down
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Sty residents : PIGS
2
Matinee hero : IDOL
3
Lamb's pen name : ELIA
4
Oscar de la___ : RENTA
5
One "in distress" : DAMSEL
6
Tarzan portrayer : ELY
7
Statutes : LAWS
8
Mosque priest : IMAM
9
Type of bean : SOYA
10
Outpouring : SPATE
11
One who looks powerful but isn't : PAPERTIGER
12
Part of a dead man's hand : ACES
13
Home built in the spring : NEST
18
May-June sign : GEMINI
22
Reel's companion : ROD
24
Motto : SLOGAN
26
Incorrect : FALSE
27
Vertically, in nautical talk : APEAK
28
Drink garnish : ORANGEPEEL
30
Dark : UNLIT
31
In a chair : SEATED
32
Double curve : ESS
34
Proverb : ADAGE
35
Flat-topped hills : MESAS
37
Eggs : OVA
39
Treasure : GEM
41
Vietnam's___Dinh Diem : NGO
42
November activity : VOTING
47
Juice container : CAN
48
Leans : SLANTS
51
Old hat : PASSE
53
"___an arrow..." : ISHOT
54
Certain punches : JABS
55
Vicinity : AREA
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Reverberate : ECHO
57
Chimney dirt : SOOT
58
Give off : EMIT
60
Made by hand, as a rug : WOVE
61
Kuwaiti leader : EMIR
62
Change the decorations : REDO
65
Prefix with bar or butane : ISO

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

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