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New York Times, Saturday, May 4, 1996

Frequent restaurant order, with "the"

Author:
B. Klahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bob Klahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 32 Missing: {QY} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Klahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York Times5/4/96 ( No. 16,979 )
Across
1
Minds : TENDSTO
8
Conks : BOPS
12
Deserted : RANOUTON
13
Baby boobook : OWLET
15
Improve a text : EMENDATE
16
Bother terribly : TEARAT
18
Evensong : VESPERS
19
On the line : ATSTAKE
20
Squire : ESCORT
21
"East of Eden" protagonist : CAL
22
Grp. making barrels of money? : OPEC
23
Ancient Roman tunic : STOLA
24
Frequent restaurant order, with "the" : SAME
25
Persian pooh-bah : SHAH
26
California dessert wine : ANGELICA
29
Junior's junior : III
30
Detective's cliche : CHERCHEZLAFEMME
34
Bradley Intl. letters : LAX
35
Dr. Seuss classic : HOPONPOP
36
Barker of Hollywood : ASTA
38
Balanced : SANE
39
Commander of the Enterprise : RIKER
43
Plant, in combos : WORT
44
Literary monogram : TSE
45
"Le Diable boiteux" novelist : LESAGE
46
City north of Seattle : EVERETT
48
Elbows : JOSTLES
49
Venus follower : DEMILO
50
One providing the big picture? : MURALIST
51
Foment anew : RESOW
52
Medes and Minoans : ANCIENTS
53
Hide but not hair : SKIN
54
Part of Jordan's border : DEADSEA
Down
1
Least likely to bite : TAMEST
2
"Oedipe" composer : ENESCO
3
Temperate, e.g. : NONPOLAR
4
Urbanite's vacation spot : DUDERANCH
5
Institute : START
6
Rug rats : TOTS
7
Opening number : ONE
8
Modern collectible : BOTTLECAP
9
Has something outstanding : OWES
10
"___Republic" : PLATOS
11
Sistine Chapel figures : SERAPHIM
12
Nimes dreams : REVES
14
Point (at) : TAKEAIM
17
Electronics expert : TECHIE
19
"Bear of little brain" creator : AAMILNE
21
Italian turnover : CALZONE
24
Ignore, as faults : SEEPAST
27
Nowhere, now : GHOSTTOWN
28
Above, in a sense : AFORESAID
30
Scratched : CLAWED
31
Entertains at home : HASOVER
32
Guinness data : EXTREMES
33
A lot of the New Testament : EPISTLES
37
Exposed : ATRISK
40
Baseball's Mr. Tiger : KALINE
41
Waste matter : EGESTA
42
Breaks : RESTS
45
Spanish writer Garcia___ : LORCA
47
Patron saint of goldsmiths : ELOI
48
Kind of wedding : JUNE
50
Nuts or crackers : MAD

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

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