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New York Times, Monday, May 27, 1996

With 60-Across, author of "The Joy Luck Club"

Author:
N. Steinberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Norma Steinberg

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQV} This is puzzle # 47 for Ms. Steinberg.
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© 1996, The New York Times5/27/96 ( No. 17,002 )
Across
1
Event for Cinderella : BALL
5
Father : PAPA
9
Father : DAD
12
Jai___ : ALAI
13
Washington's successor : ADAMS
15
Composer Bartok : BELA
16
Second man to set foot on the moon : BUZZALDRIN
18
Soothsayer's aid : OMEN
19
With 60-Across, author of "The Joy Luck Club" : AMY
20
Whitish : PALE
21
Beethoven's Third : EROICA
23
Marathon : RACE
24
Consider : DEEM
25
Covet : DESIRE
28
Ad for the lovelorn : PERSONAL
32
"___think so!" : IDONT
33
Currency in Capri : LIRA
34
Kind of model : ROLE
35
Chinese dynasty : MING
36
Belief : TENET
37
Quick lunch : BITE
38
And others: Abbr. : ETAL
39
Ruin's partner : RACK
40
Pondered : MUSED
41
Like a nag : SHREWISH
43
Also-rans : LOSERS
44
Eyebrow position : ARCH
45
Maritime stop : PORT
46
Color a la the Grateful Dead : TIEDYE
49
Filmdom's Vittorio De___ : SICA
50
Ebenezer's exclamation : BAH
53
Not busy : IDLE
54
TV, movies, comics, etc. : POPCULTURE
57
Shakespearean king : LEAR
58
Fires : SACKS
59
Parched : ARID
60
See 19-Across : TAN
61
Observe Yom Kippur, in a way : FAST
62
Like Superman's vision : XRAY
Down
1
Ali___of children's fiction : BABA
2
Reuniongoer, for short : ALUM
3
Slothful : LAZY
4
Actress Taylor : LIZ
5
Regal home : PALACE
6
Confuse : ADDLE
7
Shave : PARE
8
"___my brother's keeper?" : AMI
9
Moore of "Ghost" : DEMI
10
Actor Baldwin : ALEC
11
"Two Years Before the Mast" author : DANA
14
Look down on : SNEERAT
15
Like a volatile economy : BOOMORBUST
17
In pieces : APART
22
___ipsa loquitur : RES
23
Cabal's head : RINGLEADER
24
Hollywood's Bo : DEREK
25
March of___ : DIMES
26
Novelist Wharton : EDITH
27
Submarine system : SONAR
28
"Collar" : PINCH
29
Cacophony : NOISE
30
Transform : ALTER
31
City on the Aire : LEEDS
33
Dogwalker's line : LEASH
36
Arm muscle : TRICEPS
40
Virtuous : MORAL
42
Kind of humor : WRY
43
Migratory insect : LOCUST
45
Guitar player's implements : PICKS
46
Pinball no-no : TILT
47
Brainstorm : IDEA
48
Panache : ELAN
49
Org. that shelters strays : SPCA
50
Duelist of 1804 : BURR
51
Song from Placido : ARIA
52
Actress Lamarr : HEDY
55
Bumpkin : OAF
56
Price add-on : TAX

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later.

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