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New York Times, Thursday, June 15, 1995

Author:
Norma Steinberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Norma Steinberg

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 40 for Ms. Steinberg. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0615 ( 16,655 )
Across
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Woman's pronoun : HERS
5
"_____ were the days!" : THOSE
10
Discontinued Dodge : OMNI
14
Apartment : UNIT
15
Boots : OUSTS
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Epitome of thinness : REED
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Worthless agreements? : MTPROMISES
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Case for the military police : AWOL
20
Primp : PREEN
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Flag : TIRE
22
Emergency CB channel : NINE
23
Kind of seat : SENATE
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Flag : ENSIGN
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_____ pit (rock club area) : MOSH
29
Twists : BENDS
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Oriental cookware : WOKS
35
Private gesture : SALUTE
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It's found dans le bain : EAU
40
Keep : HAS
41
1958 Pulitzer-winning writer? : JAMESAG
42
"The Catcher in the _____" : RYE
43
Grabbed a bite : ATE
44
Stew ingredient : OYSTER
45
Fence's opening, perhaps : PSST
46
Lob : THROW
48
Actress Allgood : SARA
50
Composure : APLOMB
54
Ebert's co-critic : SISKEL
58
Two shots, maybe : DOSE
60
Kind of tide : NEAP
62
Overfamiliar : STALE
63
Pizzeria appliance : OVEN
64
Nonchalant view of fortune? : EZCOMEEZGO
66
Carter's middle name : EARL
67
Protective layer : OZONE
68
It often comes with points : LOAN
69
Murder : SLAY
70
"Young Mr. Lincoln" star : FONDA
71
Seeing red : SORE
Down
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Mini-mountains : HUMPS
2
_____ nous : ENTRE
3
Mature : RIPEN
4
Runs : STREAMS
5
Arnold or Dewey : TOM
6
Quatre doubled : HUIT
7
Actor Davis : OSSIE
8
Like old schoolmasters : STERN
9
Problems for Sylvester the Cat : ESSES
10
Florida product : ORANGE
11
Carol Burnett and Mary Tyler Moore, e.g.? : MEWINNERS
12
Very bright : NEON
13
Loafing : IDLE
18
Aware of : ONTO
24
Virginia Woolf piece : ESSAY
26
"_____ your pardon!" : IBEG
28
Shortwavers : HAMS
30
Salad _____ : DAYS
31
Animal fat : SUET
32
"Eh?" : WHAT
33
Curse : OATH
34
Fatalist's favorite song? : KSERASERA
36
Warrant : LET
37
Applications : USES
38
"_____ Theme" (1939 film song) : TARAS
41
Lower jaw : JOWL
45
Art crayons : PASTELS
47
Without secrets : OPENLY
49
Gain in status : RISE
51
_____ the boys : ONEOF
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Certain soprano : MEZZO
53
Streep's "River Wild" co-star : BACON
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Toy instrument : KAZOO
56
"King Olaf" composer : ELGAR
57
Sierra _____ : LEONE
58
Bucks' mates : DOES
59
Window shape, maybe : OVAL
61
Golden, for one : POND
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"Give _____ break!" : MEA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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