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New York Times, Saturday, May 28, 1994

Author:
Gerald R. Ferguson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gerald R. Ferguson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FHJKQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Ferguson. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0528 ( 16,272 )
Across
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Stalwart : ROBUST
7
Pinning on : BLAMING
14
Hotel _____ (city hall) : DEVILLE
15
Serf : LABORER
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Kind of market : OPENAIR
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Intimate : UPCLOSE
18
Site of ancient Tyre : SUR
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Gumption : NERVE
21
''La _____ des Nymphes'' (Corot painting) : DANSE
22
Efficiency symbols, in physics : ETAS
24
Suite : ROOMS
26
Pitter-patter, perhaps : RAIN
27
''Rehearsal of a Ballet'' painter : DEGAS
29
Runs rampant : RIOTS
31
Word from Beaver Cleaver : GEE
32
Area around the mouth : DELTA
34
Shakespeare's _____ of Rousillon : COUNTESS
36
Last-place finisher : TAILENDER
38
Wooer of Isolde : TRISTRAM
41
A raiser of rye? : YEAST
44
Secretariat jockey Turcotte : RON
45
Left Bank body : SENAT
47
Spook : SCARE
49
Popular science magazine : OMNI
51
Homes for farrows : STIES
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Month after Av : ELUL
54
Sewer connections : MAINS
56
Composer Barraine and others : ELSAS
58
Randy's ice partner : TAI
59
Stickum : PINETAR
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Decorative studs : TIEPINS
63
Self-contained : INGROWN
64
Governmental pact : ENTENTE
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Gets cozy : NESTLES
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Troops' stopping points : ETAPES
Down
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Seeming : REPUTED
2
Not young enough : OVERAGE
3
Coffer : BIN
4
Light-cavalry lancer : ULAN
5
More cunning : SLIER
6
Intolerable imp : TERROR
7
Seldom-seen occurrence : BLUEMOON
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You can't stand for this : LAP
9
Opening letters : ABCD
10
Grinder : MOLAR
11
Period of antiquity : IRONAGE
12
Loch monsters : NESSIES
13
''Brighton Rock'' writer and others : GREENES
14
Injected, maybe : DOSED
20
Modern messages : VOICEMAIL
23
Gobs : SALTS
25
Review : STUDY
28
Sports page listings : STATS
30
Old blades : SNEES
33
Rivers in England and France : AIRES
35
Harness strap : TRACE
37
Spelunking equipment : LANTERNS
38
Enter noisily : TROMPIN
39
Salad ingredient : ROMAINE
40
Diamond units : INNINGS
42
Chowder go-with : SALTINE
43
Little skippers : TRUANTS
46
Exam taker : TESTEE
48
Beethoven girl : ELISE
50
Not active : INERT
52
New Orleans player : SAINT
55
Convertiplane : STOL
57
Stiff whisker : SETA
60
Wow : AWE
62
Kind of rally : PEP

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

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