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New York Times, Saturday, April 6, 1996

30's Vice Presidential middle name

Author:
R. Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 26 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 32 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York Times4/6/96 ( No. 16,951 )
Across
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Clogs : STOPSUP
8
Like some ears : PIERCED
15
It's found according to schedule : TAXRATE
16
Requiring adherence : INFORCE
17
Overruns : INFESTS
18
Reason for a reserve : NETBALL
19
1964 Ronny and the Daytonas hit : GTO
20
Bowling alley equipment : SETTERS
22
Truss : TIE
23
Sportscaster Albert : MARV
25
Not lead : REACT
26
Natl. Courtesy Month : SEPT
27
"As You Like It" locale : ARDEN
29
Theater letters : RKO
30
Prize money : PURSE
31
Fancy dance movement : SASHAY
33
Spoke out for : ENDORSED
35
Basically : INESSENCE
37
Choppy : STACCATO
40
Create : AUTHOR
44
Put aside : TABLE
45
Samoa's official plant : AVA
47
Potbelly : STOVE
48
Differently : ELSE
49
Stews : FRETS
51
When tourists take tours of Tours : ETES
52
Opposite of fail : ACE
53
Skier's aid : TOWROPE
55
Sanskrit term of respect : SRI
56
Flamenco immortal Carlos : MONTOYA
58
Office supply item : NOTEPAD
60
Houdini, e.g. : ESCAPER
61
Mean : CONNOTE
62
Judges, old-style : DEEMERS
63
Passed : ENACTED
Down
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Blots : STIGMAS
2
Announcement for a king : TANTARA
3
Dress shoes : OXFORDS
4
Cambrian lead-in : PRE
5
Some teen talk : SASS
6
Out-and-out : UTTER
7
Emulate Dennis the Menace : PESTER
8
Wreath adornment : PINECONE
9
Like helium, e.g. : INERT
10
Pond denizens : EFTS
11
Loot : ROB
12
Holes in the ground : CRATERS
13
Overshadow : ECLIPSE
14
Took out : DELETED
21
Buys out : TAKESOVER
24
Buggy, e.g. : VEHICLE
26
Tropical tree with yellow berries : SURETTE
28
30's Vice Presidential middle name : NANCE
30
Part of magician's incantation : POCUS
32
Vote for : YEA
34
Kind of test : DNA
36
Top movie of 1977 : STARWARS
37
Irate : STEAMED
38
Like some powder : TALCOSE
39
Lack : ABSENCE
41
Jumpin' joint : HOTSPOT
42
Pigged out : OVERATE
43
Lived : RESIDED
46
Without delay : ATONCE
49
Entrance : FOYER
50
Fishing kit item : SPOON
53
Drink like a fish : TOPE
54
View from the Ionian Sea : ETNA
57
Place for a pompom : TAM
59
Letter abbr. : ENC

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

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