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New York Times, Tuesday, April 26, 1994

Author:
David Ellis Dickerson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Ellis Dickerson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVX} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Dickerson. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0426 ( 16,240 )
Across
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Kindergarten instruction : ABCS
5
Onetime La Scala tenor : CARUSO
11
Shake up : JAR
14
Brook : RILL
15
Unlocked : OPENED
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Hollywood's Thurman : UMA
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Star of "The Invisible Man" : CLAUDERAINS
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Hoover, for one : DAM
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Zeus or Jupiter, e.g. : SKYGOD
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School grp. : PTA
22
Wood-shaping tool : ADZE
23
Fleur-de-_____ : LIS
25
Mr. Sondheim : STEPHEN
27
Not left in the lurch : UNJILTED
32
"The Time Machine" people : ELOI
33
Speckled horse : ROAN
34
Poet Wilfred : OWEN
36
Meanies : OGRES
39
Religious offshoot : SECT
40
Pay by mail : REMIT
42
Onetime Texaco rival : ESSO
43
Not on the level : ASKEW
45
Talkative Barrett : RONA
46
Prefix with plasm : ECTO
47
Not cleric : LAIC
49
Two-pointer, the hard way : BANKSHOT
51
Comes out : EMERGES
54
Kin of calypso music : SKA
55
Beats it : LAMS
56
Piggie : TOE
58
Orientals, e.g. : ASIANS
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Belief : ISM
64
Star of "The Vanishing" (1993 version) : JEFFBRIDGES
66
Bedlam site : ZOO
67
Spoke from the soapbox : ORATED
68
Pull off a coup : OUST
69
Author Beattie : ANN
70
Choir voices : BASSES
71
Minus : LESS
Down
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Electrical paths : ARCS
2
Gyp : BILK
3
Ali, once : CLAY
4
Coin that's not a coin : SLUG
5
One who shares a masthead billing : COEDITOR
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_____ financing (car ad phrase) : APR
7
Sow's opposite : REAP
8
Rightmost column : UNITS
9
A century in Washington : SENATE
10
_____ bodkins : ODS
11
Star of "Without a Trace" : JUDDHIRSCH
12
Flabbergast : AMAZE
13
Japanese noodle soup : RAMEN
18
Kewpie : DOLL
22
Orbiting points : APOGEES
24
Betsy Ross, e.g. : SEWER
26
"Don't Bring Me Down" rock band : ELO
27
Nocturnal bear? : URSA
28
They might be heard a thousand times : NOES
29
Star of "Missing" : JACKLEMMON
30
All broken up : INTEARS
31
Disband, postwar : DEMOB
35
Hirschfeld hides them : NINAS
37
This, in Madrid : ESTO
38
Chimney grit : SOOT
41
Ale mugs : TANKARDS
44
Barrister's headgear : WIG
48
The "c" in etc. : CETERA
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Actress Lemmons : KASI
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"My Fair Lady" lady : ELIZA
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Stoneworker : MASON
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Divans : SOFAS
57
Newts : EFTS
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False god : IDOL
60
Dickensian chill : AGUE
61
Eerie loch : NESS
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Concorde et al. : SSTS
64
Book after Esther : JOB
65
A stingy fellow? : BEE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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