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New York Times, Thursday, May 23, 1996

Author:
M. E. Brindamour
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mary E. Brindamour

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Brindamour. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0523 ( 16,998 )
Across
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Bygone leader : SHAH
5
Kind of acid : FOLIC
10
Business sch. candidate's exam : GMAT
14
1983 Michener novel : POLAND
15
Easter Rebellion site, 1916 : IRELAND
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Fad : RAGE
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"___right!" : EYES
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1992 Pulitzer author Mark : NEELY
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Giordano opera "___Chenier" : ANDREA
20
Spendthrifts : WASTRELS
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The S in "DOS" : SYSTEM
24
Astronaut William of Apollo 8 : ANDERS
25
Field goal pct., e.g. : STAT
26
Messy place : PIGSTY
29
China's 1972 gift to the U.S. : TWOPANDAS
32
"What was___think?" : ITO
33
Frost : HOAR
34
African antelopes : ELANDS
36
Certain Slav : SERB
38
Davis or Midler : BETTE
39
Umbrella parts : RIBS
40
Mr. Hammer : ARMAND
41
They're typed with the left pinkie : ONES
42
Dye holder : VAT
43
Desert worry : SANDSTORM
45
Church aides : USHERS
48
Heyerdahl's "Kon-___" : TIKI
49
In stock : ONHAND
50
Places to sip mint juleps : VERANDAS
53
Grammatical case : ABLATIVE
57
Bedouin : ARAB
58
Part of a reservation, maybe : TEPEE
60
Ancient theaters : ODEA
61
Send back : REMAND
62
"Casino Royale" actress : ANDRESS
63
Frau's partner : HERR
64
Kennel noises : YIPS
65
Wind instruments : SAXES
66
Peruvian, perhaps : ANDEAN
Down
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Gush : SPEW
2
Georgetown athlete : HOYA
3
Brews : ALES
4
Gymnastic feats : HANDSTANDS
5
Best clothes : FINERY
6
Pitcher Hershiser et al. : ORELS
7
Undrunk portion : LEES
8
Improperly : ILL
9
Place for suckers : CANDYSTORE
10
Showoff : GRANDSTANDER
11
Superette, e.g. : MART
12
Writer James : AGEE
13
Kind of spirit : TEAM
21
No longer in the U.S.N. : RET
23
Big mouth : YAP
25
Swings at : SWATS
26
Tower location : PISA
27
Roman roads : ITERS
28
Chowhound: Var. : GORMAND
29
Tribal object : TOTEM
30
Surviving : ALIVE
31
Ship grounder : SANDBAR
33
Clothing merchant Bendel : HENRI
35
Fast planes : SSTS
37
Some outdoor musical combos : BANDSTANDBANDS
38
Left Bank sights : BOOKSTANDS
44
Pedro's aunt : TIA
45
Proviso word : UNLESS
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___Na Na : SHA
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Kind of combat : HANDTOHAND
49
More than portly : OBESE
50
Fluctuate : VARY
51
"...___saw Elba" : EREI
52
Highway exit : RAMP
53
Zenith : APEX
54
___fixe : IDEE
55
Miles of "Psycho" : VERA
56
Garner, as rewards : EARN
59
70's-80's pol. cause : ERA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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