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New York Times, Thursday, May 2, 1996

1964 Anne Bancroft film, with "The"

Author:
D. J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 42 Missing: {FQV} This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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O
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M
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A
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D
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P
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B
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R
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C
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W
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G
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C
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N
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K
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S
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T
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R
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S
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B
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N
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C
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D
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J
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H
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P
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H
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N
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© 1996, The New York Times5/2/96 ( No. 16,977 )
Across
1
1935 Triple Crown winner : OMAHA
6
Like some basements : DAMP
10
Rely (on) : REST
14
Horses, so to speak : POWER
15
"Essays of___," 1823 : ELIA
16
Ball game finale? : ALAI
17
Roof worker : TILER
18
Housing, as soldiers : BILLETING
20
Grenade with a wooden handle : POTATOMASHER
22
Geometric curve : ARC
25
Tolstoy subject : WAR
26
Complain : GROUSE
27
Nebraska footballer : CORNHUSKER
31
Urban map abbrs. : STS
32
Meander : TWINE
33
Actress Charlotte et al. : RAES
35
Tight-fisted exec, slangily : BEANCOUNTER
40
"A Teenager in Love" singer : DION
41
Weekend wear : JEANS
44
___Dhabi : ABU
47
Toy blowgun : PEASHOOTER
50
Settle, in a way : PONYUP
53
Math ratios : PIS
54
___dye : AZO
55
1964 Anne Bancroft film, with "The" : PUMPKINEATER
59
Behind : INARREARS
60
See 25-Across : PEACE
64
Teen worry : ACNE
65
Ersatz : SHAM
66
Cast a spell on : HEXED
67
Costner role : NESS
68
Source for Pravda : TASS
69
Kind of shooter : SKEET
Down
1
Go (for) : OPT
2
Longtime Kenyan president : MOI
3
Upholsterer's tool : AWL
4
Dickens villain : HEEP
5
Kansas City stadium : ARROWHEAD
6
Precludes : DEBARS
7
Descended : ALIT
8
Actor O'Shea : MILO
9
Finnish composer Selim___ : PALMGREN
10
"Midnight Cowboy" character : RATSO
11
Root and Yale : ELIHUS
12
Most reasonable : SANEST
13
Paris zoo animals : TIGRES
19
Audience : EAR
21
Fraternity letter : TAU
22
Feign : ACT
23
Quarrel : ROW
24
Cheat : CRIB
28
Compass heading : NNE
29
100 ore, in Sweden : KRONA
30
___Claire, Wis. : EAU
34
Philadelphia university : STJOSEPHS
36
Most chilly : NIPPIEST
37
70's-80's British track star : COE
38
Workplace initials : EEO
39
Pro___ : RATA
42
Pince-___ : NEZ
43
Sign of a full house : SRO
44
___Way : APPIAN
45
Send packing : BOUNCE
46
Deprives of strength : UNMANS
48
Myotonic reactions : SPASMS
49
Reason for a full house : HIT
51
W.W.I battleground : YPRES
52
Where Kiev is: Abbr. : UKR
56
Okinawa's capital : NAHA
57
Chronological periods : ERAS
58
Stink : REEK
61
Chopper : AXE
62
Honor student's blemish : CEE
63
Summer Mass. hours : EDT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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