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New York Times, Wednesday, April 26, 1995

England-Australia cricket prize, with "The"

Author:
Wayne Robert Williams
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Wayne Robert Williams

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Williams.
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© 1995, The New York Times4/26/95 ( No. 16,605 )
Across
1
Musical postscripts : CODAS
6
No longer in vogue : PASSE
11
Chum : PAL
14
Flooded : AWASH
15
Computer correspondence : EMAIL
16
Infamous Amin : IDI
17
Misdirections : REDHERRINGS
19
Crux : NUB
20
Rhea's cousins : EMUS
21
Jeer from the stands : HECKLE
23
Missile trajectories : ARCS
26
Egotist's claim : BOAST
29
Fiery gemstone : OPAL
30
Big ___ : SUR
31
Hard one to convince : CYNIC
32
Sudden flood : SPATE
33
Shot (at) from the sidelines : SNIPED
35
Left high and dry : MAROONED
37
Measured stretches : MILES
39
It may get dunked : DONUT
40
Western outlaws : RUSTLERS
43
With the result : SOTHAT
46
Low-budget prefix : ECONO
47
One with sticky fingers : THIEF
49
Biblical priest : ELI
50
Spots for teens? : ACNE
51
Old-fashioned contraction : MAYNT
52
Idle of "Monty Python" : ERIC
53
Input anew : RETYPE
55
Cartoonist Drake : STAN
57
Half of MMCII : MLI
58
Monte Carlo game : ROUGEETNOIR
64
Days of yore : ELD
65
Baseball strike figure : OWNER
66
Best : OUTDO
67
Mother deer : DOE
68
Selling feature : ASSET
69
Mountain climber's spike : PITON
Down
1
Auto : CAR
2
Be in the red : OWE
3
"Dear old" fellow : DAD
4
England-Australia cricket prize, with "The" : ASHES
5
One of Noah's sons : SHEM
6
Individual : PERSON
7
French friend : AMI
8
___ Joaquin Valley : SAN
9
Spectacle : SIGHT
10
Otherwise : ELSE
11
Peter Sellers movie, with "The" : PINKPANTHER
12
Hero-worship : ADULATE
13
Maligned : LIBELED
18
"A Raisin in the Sun" actress : RUBYDEE
22
Lame excuse : COPOUT
23
Bonehead : ASS
24
Printing : RUN
25
Alabama : CRIMSONTIDE
27
Purpose : AIM
28
Great number : SCAD
31
Yo-Yo Ma's instrument : CELLO
32
Start of a sequel title : SONOF
34
60's singer Gene : PITNEY
36
Floral ornament : ROSETTE
38
Mlle., in Spain : SRTA
40
Activated again, as a missile : REARMED
41
Italian artist Paolo : UCCELLO
42
Less than forward : SHY
44
Scheherazade hero : ALI
45
Muscle spasm : TIC
48
Filler : INSERT
51
Feline inquiries : MEOWS
52
Boredom : ENNUI
54
Swift Malay boat : PROA
56
Surmounting : ATOP
59
Young ___ : UNS
60
"Gosh!" : GEE
61
Legendary Giant : OTT
62
Bachelor's last words : IDO
63
Wood of the Rolling Stones : RON

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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