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New York Times, Thursday, May 5, 1994

Author:
Mel Taub
Editor:
Will Shortz
Carlo Levi's "Christ Stopped at ___"
TotalDebutLatest
11910/24/195410/20/2019
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ScrabDebutPre‑WSFresh
1.54434426%
Mel Taub

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJKQV} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 45 for Mr. Taub. Thursday freshness: 32%
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© 1994, The New York Times5/5/94 ( No. 16,249 )
Across
1
He wrote "The Bronx? No, thonx!" : NASH
5
Cramped Mother Goose dwelling : SHOE
9
Renaissance beauty Isabella ___ : DESTE
14
Anent : ASTO
15
Follow the game : HUNT
16
Send packing : EXPEL
17
"Dark Lady" singer : CHER
18
Tallinn native : ESTH
19
Actor Keach : STACY
20
Hollywood palmist? : READERHAYWORTH
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Make cherished : ENDEAR
24
Ump's purview : PLATE
25
Roget's entry: Abbr. : SYN
27
Percussion at a powwow : TOMTOM
31
Actor Davis : OSSIE
35
Well-oiled grp. : OPEC
38
New Rochelle college : IONA
39
Hollywood quack? : CHARLATANHESTON
42
For takeout : TOGO
43
Ex of 17-Across : BONO
44
He wrote "The Proper Bostonians" : AMORY
45
Available for : OPENTO
47
West Point subject : WAR
49
Yield slightly : BUDGE
52
Sports jacket : BLAZER
57
Hollywood's leading undertaker? : LIONELBURYMORE
60
Originated : BEGUN
61
The last Mrs. Chaplin : OONA
62
Member of 35-Across : IRAN
63
In accord (with) : ATONE
64
Skidded : SLID
65
Scottish tongue : ERSE
66
Heavy of old comedies : HARDY
67
Location : SITE
68
M-G-M co-founder Marcus : LOEW
Down
1
Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
2
Pale-faced : ASHEN
3
Bed frame : STEAD
4
Genghis Khan's mass : HORDE
5
Jerez product : SHERRY
6
Silence : HUSH
7
Ready if needed : ONTAP
8
Word on old gas pumps : ETHYL
9
Mississippi discoverer : DESOTO
10
Ultra credo : EXTREMISM
11
Minor dispute : SPAT
12
Georgia ___ : TECH
13
TV Tarzan Ron : ELY
21
Canvas prop : EASEL
22
Do guard duty : WATCH
26
Say ___ (refuse) : NOTO
28
Kansas pooch : TOTO
29
"___ about..." : ONOR
30
Lots and lots : MANY
31
Tetra x 2 : OCTO
32
The Old Curiosity, e.g. : SHOP
33
Nestor : SAGE
34
Unyielding : IRONBOUND
36
Review a flop : PAN
37
Adequate, way back : ENOW
40
Domicile : ABODE
41
Confederate general Jubal : EARLY
46
Dempsey's nemesis : TUNNEY
48
Scrape : ABRADE
50
Luster : GLOSS
51
Carlo Levi's "Christ Stopped at ___" : EBOLI
53
Swiss diarist Henri Frederic : AMIEL
54
Man in a mask : ZORRO
55
Get rid of : ERASE
56
Freshen : RENEW
57
"___ smile be..." : LETA
58
Borodin's prince : IGOR
59
Singleton : UNIT
60
"Phooey!" : BAH

Answer summary:
4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Modern Era but used previously.

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