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New York Times, Monday, May 1, 1995

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sidney L. Robbins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 179 for Mr. Robbins. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0501 ( 16,610 )
Across
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Out on _____ (vulnerable) : ALIMB
6
Jefferson's predecessor : ADAMS
11
Bleat : BAA
14
Novelist Puzo : MARIO
15
Craze : MANIA
16
Elbow's locale : ARM
17
With 37 and 64 Across, a seasonal observation : EVERYSPRING
19
Here, in Paris : ICI
20
Secondhand transaction : RESALE
21
Summer in Le Havre : ETE
22
Thin nail : BRAD
23
Red vegetable : BEET
25
Scales, as a ladder : ASCENDS
27
Sheltered, nautically : ALEE
30
Cribbage marker : PEG
32
It's a plus : ASSET
33
"Coriolanus" costume : TOGA
34
Antenna : AERIAL
37
See 17 Across : AYOUNGMANSFANCY
43
Agreeable responses : YESSES
44
Corncob or briar, e.g. : PIPE
45
Shopping run : SPREE
49
Health club : SPA
50
Strategize : PLAN
51
_____ house (carnival attraction) : HAUNTED
54
Star-Kist product : TUNA
56
Dry : ARID
57
Greek letters : XIS
59
Easter floral display : LILIES
63
Newsman Rather : DAN
64
See 17 Across : TURNSTOLOVE
66
Pindar's pride : ODE
67
Mystery writers' award : EDGAR
68
Poet Stephen Vincent _____ : BENET
69
Commit matrimony : WED
70
Oceans : DEEPS
71
Heavenly spots : EDENS
Down
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From the U.S.: Abbr. : AMER
2
Wash : LAVE
3
Angers : IRES
4
French Revolutionary statesman : MIRABEAU
5
Actor Peter of "Taxi Driver" : BOYLE
6
Electrical unit : AMP
7
Venture : DARE
8
Author Loos : ANITA
9
"Back to the salt _____" : MINES
10
Droop : SAG
11
Scottish kids : BAIRNS
12
Roofed-in gallery : ARCADE
13
In the center of : AMIDST
18
Cause of unwanted moisture : SEEPAGE
22
Egyptian god of music : BES
24
Overflows (with) : TEEMS
26
Baby bovine : CALF
27
One _____ time : ATA
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Actress Myrna : LOY
29
Sense of self : EGO
31
Lawn greenery : GRASS
35
All thumbs : INEPT
36
Battery's partner : ASSAULT
38
Reply to a refusenik : NYET
39
Horrified : APPALLED
40
Zero : NIL
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Tax figurer, for short : CPA
42
Urge : YEN
45
Figure at one's side : SHADOW
46
Macy's event : PARADE
47
Destroyed : RUINED
48
Terminus : END
52
Ooze : EXUDE
53
Mournful tune : DIRGE
55
Weeper of myth : NIOBE
58
Rice Krispies sound : SNAP
60
"The Last Days of Pompeii" girl : IONE
61
On the level : EVEN
62
Rigidifies : SETS
64
Koppel or Kennedy : TED
65
Grads-to-be : SRS

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

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