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New York Times, Wednesday, April 5, 1995

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Williams. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0405 ( 16,584 )
Across
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Called, as a crow : CAWED
6
English actor McCowen : ALEC
10
Presage : OMEN
14
Licorice flavor : ANISE
15
Lake in northern Italy : COMO
16
Aloe _____ : VERA
17
With 19 Across, the Orient : MYSTERIOUS
19
See 17 Across : EAST
20
Dad : PAPA
21
Driver's lic. and others : IDS
22
Actress Matlin : MARLEE
24
Small boy : TAD
26
Verdi opera : AIDA
27
Author of "The Meaning of Treason" : DAMEREBECCAWEST
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Wish undone : RUE
36
Misleading appearance : FRONT
37
Fistfight : SETTO
38
Culture base : AGAR
40
Individual performances : SOLOS
42
"Beat it!" : SHOO
43
Studio models : NUDES
45
Neutral shade : TAUPE
47
Grab some grub : EAT
48
Canada : GREATWHITENORTH
51
Rings of blooms : LEIS
52
Tram : CAR
53
Mean-spirited : UNKIND
56
Prefix with glottis : EPI
58
Harbor pole : MAST
62
With 63 Across, "Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah" movie : SONG
63
See 62 Across : OFTHESOUTH
66
Moran of "Happy Days" : ERIN
67
Finish line : WIRE
68
Kazakhstan's _____ Mountains : ALTAI
69
800 exams : SATS
70
Boiled repast : STEW
71
Charge leptons : MUONS
Down
1
Rustic stopover : CAMP
2
Author Seton : ANYA
3
Stray strand : WISP
4
What you will : ESTATE
5
One of the Tweedles : DEE
6
LSD : ACID
7
Writer Anita : LOOS
8
Cassowary look-alike : EMU
9
Grand : COSMIC
10
Subdues by intimidation : OVERAWES
11
More than a snack : MEAL
12
Highland Gaelic : ERSE
13
Thurmond of the N.B.A. : NATE
18
Bill attachments : RIDERS
23
Stage actress Rehan et al. : ADAS
25
Comic strip bark : ARF
26
Pantomine : ACTOUT
27
Sturm und _____ : DRANG
28
Soothsayer : AUGUR
29
Winner at Gettysburg : MEADE
30
Carnival setups : BOOTHS
31
Chou _____ : ENLAI
32
Flammable anesthetic : ETHER
33
Brown ermine : STOAT
34
Gear element : TOOTH
39
Gets back to true : REALIGNS
41
Coined money : SPECIE
44
Old-time actress Anna : STEN
46
Alfonso's queen : ENA
49
_____ peak (forehead point) : WIDOWS
50
Imitation gold : ORMOLU
53
Functions : USES
54
Asta's mistress : NORA
55
Intertwine : KNIT
56
Tours to be : ETRE
57
"That was close!" : PHEW
59
Mobile starter : AUTO
60
Mikita of hockey : STAN
61
"_____ Is Spinal Tap" (1984 movie) : THIS
64
Fill the bill : FIT
65
"Cheers" bartender : SAM

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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