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New York Times, Tuesday, May 28, 1996

Author:
J. R. Bender
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.590082
Janet R. Bender

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {AIOQUYZ} This is puzzle # 8 for Ms. Bender. NYT links: Across Lite
Jim Horne notes:

E is the only vowel in the grid.

1
E
2
S
3
P
4
V
5
E
6
S
7
T
8
S
9
T
10
E
11
S
12
K
E
E
13
P
14
E
D
E
R
15
E
R
L
E
16
S
17
E
T
T
E
18
N
E
N
E
19
R
E
E
S
E
20
H
E
R
21
B
E
R
T
S
22
P
E
N
C
E
R
23
S
T
E
E
L
24
E
N
D
25
G
26
R
E
27
T
R
E
28
S
29
T
L
E
30
J
31
E
32
W
33
R
E
E
34
V
E
S
35
M
E
L
36
G
E
N
E
37
E
N
G
E
L
38
H
E
X
39
B
E
S
T
S
40
B
E
E
T
41
F
E
W
42
K
E
R
S
E
E
43
E
E
R
44
D
R
E
S
45
S
E
R
46
E
R
R
47
T
E
E
48
T
E
N
49
T
H
50
E
51
L
52
L
E
N
D
53
E
54
G
E
N
E
R
E
55
S
56
L
E
E
R
S
57
W
E
V
E
58
E
L
K
59
E
60
S
E
N
S
E
61
E
R
E
S
62
T
M
E
N
63
S
T
E
R
64
R
E
N
T
65
S
E
T
© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0528 ( 17,003 )
Across
1
Sixth sense : ESP
4
Suit part : VEST
8
Fr. holy women : STES
12
Donjon : KEEP
14
River of Hesse : EDER
15
Author Gardner et al. : ERLES
17
Suffix with cigar or major : ETTE
18
Hawaiian goose : NENE
19
Della or Pee Wee : REESE
20
English writer who applied Darwinian principles to philosophy : HERBERTSPENCER
23
Mill output : STEEL
24
Football lineman : END
25
Coll. senior's test : GRE
27
Bridge support : TRESTLE
30
Moses, e.g. : JEW
33
"Speed" star : REEVES
35
Ott or Gibson : MEL
36
It helps build character : GENE
37
Broadway conductor Lehman___ : ENGEL
38
Bewitch : HEX
39
Defeats : BESTS
40
Borscht ingredient : BEET
41
Select number : FEW
42
Olympian Jackie Joyner-___ : KERSEE
43
Poetic contraction : EER
44
Bedroom furniture piece : DRESSER
46
Be at fault : ERR
47
Certain intersection : TEE
48
"Thou shalt not covet" Commandment : TENTH
50
ABC sitcom star : ELLENDEGENERES
56
Playboys' looks : LEERS
57
"___Only Just Begun" : WEVE
58
Actress Sommer : ELKE
60
Intuit : SENSE
61
1974 hit "___Tu" : ERES
62
Govt. agents : TMEN
63
Suffix with pun : STER
64
Monthly due : RENT
65
Match part : SET
Down
1
Just make, with "out" : EKE
2
Thomas of timepieces : SETH
3
"Where Have All the Flowers Gone" songwriter : PETESEEGER
4
Surfaces : VENEERS
5
First woman swimmer of the English Channel : EDERLE
6
Mailed : SENT
7
Uno y dos : TRES
8
Placid : SERENE
9
Polling news : TREND
10
Util. power : ELEC
11
Zaire's Mobutu ___Seko : SESE
13
Saucy : PERT
16
Sun. speech : SER
21
Kind of palm : BETEL
22
Claiborne of Rhode Island : PELL
25
Diving bird : GREBE
26
Newswoman Poussaint : RENEE
28
Small ducks : SMEWS
29
1982 Matt Dillon movie : TEX
30
Southern senator : JESSEHELMS
31
Reply to a knock : ENTER
32
Bremen's river : WESER
34
Certain doc : VET
36
Neighbor of Lux. : GER
38
TV's "___Haw" : HEE
39
"Games People Play" author Eric : BERNE
41
___Basset of the comics : FRED
42
Most acute : KEENEST
44
More compact : DENSER
45
Director Spielberg : STEVEN
47
Concise : TERSE
49
Weight allowance : TRET
50
Chicago transports : ELS
51
Wine sediment : LEES
52
Spring time : LENT
53
Juice server : EWER
54
"Primal Fear" star : GERE
55
___-Ball (arcade game) : SKEE
59
Tolkien creature : ENT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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