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New York Times, Friday, May 12, 1995

"Travels in Hyperreality" writer

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York Times5/12/95 ( No. 16,621 )
Across
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Agape : SLACKJAWED
11
French cleric : ABBE
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Toddler's vehicle : PUSHMOBILE
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Austin ___ (Tenn. university) : PEAY
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Kind of carpet : ANTISTATIC
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Compete, in a way : RACE
19
Grouse : CARP
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Señor Guevara : CHE
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Ascetics : MONKS
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"Travels in Hyperreality" writer : ECO
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Powerful shark : MAKO
25
Close : FINISH
26
Establishment, with "the" : SYSTEM
28
"X-Files" topics : UFOS
30
Classical beginning : NEO
31
Some road workers : BLASTERS
33
Hood's piece : GAT
34
Tapering toward each end : FUSATE
36
Monet or Manet : ARTIST
38
Majolica glaze : TIN
39
Movie preceder of yore : NEWSREEL
41
River into the English Channel : EXE
42
Anemometer's measurement : GUST
43
Impression : SPLASH
47
Eloper's need, maybe : LADDER
49
Toasted ___ : OATS
51
Key letter : PHI
52
Comes to : STIRS
53
Put on : DON
54
Fell off : SLID
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Josip Broz : TITO
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Kind of state : VEGETATIVE
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St. crossers : AVES
60
City on the Gulf of Mexico : CLEARWATER
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Fire-engine and Indian, e.g. : REDS
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Robin Hood et al. : REDRESSERS
Down
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Crossword squares : SPACES
2
Craziness : LUNACY
3
Houston nine : ASTROS
4
Computer marvel : CHIP
5
There are 1.609 in a mi. : KMS
6
Dash off : JOT
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By surprise : ABACK
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Lacking : WITHOUT
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Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
10
Calendar abbr. : DEC
11
Fringe, on a golf course : APRON
12
Starts of bench-clearing brawls : BEANINGS
13
Kind of driver : BACKSEAT
14
Sight : EYESHOT
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Causes of some falls : MISSTEPS
23
Mixtures : MELANGES
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Beginner : AMATEUR
25
1994 Oscar role : FORREST
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Cable network : TBS
29
Dread : FEAR
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Puts on buttons : SEWS
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Denture wearer's purchase : FIXATIVE
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Like a first draft : UNEDITED
37
Harmful : ILL
38
Early communications satellite : TELSTAR
40
Played the straight man : STOOGED
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Fine-grained granite : APLITE
45
Flu symptom : SHIVER
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Whom seekers seek : HIDERS
48
Refinery residue : DROSS
50
Lend ___ (listen to) : ANEAR
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Take out : DELE
54
Penn., et al. : STAS
56
Household entertainment abbr. : VCR
57
Trio in Torino : TRE
58
Cries of disappointment : AWS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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