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New York Times, Wednesday, May 15, 1996

Provisions provider, around a harbor

Author:
A.J. Santora
Editor:
Will Shortz
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A. J. Santora

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 80, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 214 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York Times5/15/96 ( No. 16,990 )

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Across
1
Magic stick : BATON
6
Like bad news : GRIM
10
Working hard : ATIT
14
Like a lot : ADORE
15
Sub___ : ROSA
16
Writer Jaffe : RONA
17
Five-and-ten-cent store chain : JJNEWBERRY
19
Golf club : IRON
20
Dined : ATE
21
Chop___ : SUEY
22
"The Thrill Is Gone" bluesman : BBKING
24
"Amazing Grace," e.g. : HYMN
25
Queen of the heavens : HERA
26
Jerk: Var. : SHMO
29
Boyfriend : BEAU
31
___Israel (Hebrew homeland) : ERETZ
35
Taken care of : SEENTO
37
All the way : FROMATOZ
39
Kilmer of "Batman Forever" : VAL
40
"Now We Are Six" author : AAMILNE
42
F.D.R.'s successor : HST
43
Edmonton resident : ALBERTAN
45
Physicist Fermi : ENRICO
47
Large African lake : NYASA
48
Front's opposite : REAR
50
Set___on (limit) : ACAP
51
Ridicule : TWIT
53
Track tipster : TOUT
55
Popular catalogue company : LLBEAN
58
Has___good authority : ITON
59
Worthless amount : SOU
62
Gentleman's title : EARL
63
"1 x 1" poet : EECUMMINGS
66
"Hear no___..." : EVIL
67
___College, N.C. : ELON
68
Start of a Dickens title : ATALE
69
Appraise : RATE
70
See 26-Down : DINE
71
Slangy refusals : NOPES
Down
1
Mexicali area : BAJA
2
Kind of gen. : ADJT
3
Richness : TONE
4
Tram cargo : ORE
5
Informative : NEWSY
6
Novelist Graham : GREENE
7
Actor Calhoun : RORY
8
Medit. land : ISR
9
God willing : MAYBE
10
Dakota Indian : ARIKARA
11
Singer Amos : TORI
12
Apprised of : INON
13
Distinctive taste : TANG
18
Provisions provider, around a harbor : BUMBOAT
23
German port : BREMEN
24
Sweetie : HON
25
Throw : HURL
26
With 70-Across, a whodunit writer : SSVAN
27
Mary of TV's "Peter Loves Mary" : HEALY
28
Peach___ : MELBA
30
"That's___how-do-you-do!" : AFINE
32
Body of values : ETHIC
33
Puccini opera : TOSCA
34
Rock group that sang "Tush" : ZZTOP
36
1943 U.S. victory site : TARAWA
38
Like early schoolhouses : ONEROOM
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Wal-___ : MART
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Actress Getty : ESTELLE
46
Squealer : RAT
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Adjust, as in harmony : ATTUNE
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The Temptations' "All___" : INEED
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Frighten : UNMAN
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Lecher's look : LEER
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Kilauea flow : LAVA
57
Fergie, for one : BRIT
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Symbol : ICON
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Easy task : SNAP
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Stare : OGLE
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Applies : USES
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Yale student : ELI
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"Was___blame?" : ITO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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