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New York Times, Thursday, June 2, 1994

Author:
Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Harvey Estes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0602 ( 16,277 )
Across
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Espresso : COFFEE
7
Pocketbook material, maybe : MOROCCO
14
Opens : UNROLLS
16
Make too many eggs? : OVERLAY
17
More than dull : STERILE
18
Juicy morsels : TIDBITS
19
Cabbies : HACKS
20
Valuable deposits : VEINS
22
Gymnast's need : MAT
23
Ticks off : IRKS
24
Tea type : PEKOE
25
Deft : ABLE
26
Zip : NIL
27
Point count bidding pioneer : GOREN
28
Amaze : FLOOR
29
Flips out : GOESAPE
31
Undiluted : STRONG
33
Cycle starter : TRI
34
Crowd noise : RAH
35
Squirrels' sustenance : ACORNS
38
Game fad of the 50's : CANASTA
42
Shade of white : IVORY
43
Pull strings : PLUCK
45
Preschooler : TOT
46
Standard : NORM
47
Religious devotion : PIETY
48
"Star Trek" Klingon : WORF
49
Sphere opening : ECO
50
"Hans Brinker" author : DODGE
51
"Madonna With Saints" artist : LIPPI
52
Comic Dick : VANDYKE
54
Parasite : SPONGER
56
Activist actor : EDASNER
57
Clothing, informally : THREADS
58
Lineups : ROSTERS
59
Idi Amin, e.g. : DESPOT
Down
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Boston cardinal Richard : CUSHING
2
Least great Great Lake : ONTARIO
3
Spot for Howdy Doody : FRECKLE
4
Y'S : FORKS
5
Crimson rivals : ELIS
6
Expansion wing : ELL
7
They're up for discussion : MOTIONS
8
Just like ewe? : OVINE
9
Bolsheviks : REDS
10
Ball : ORB
11
Invitation to ride : CLIMBON
12
Piece of junk mail : CATALOG
13
Kind of bar : OYSTER
15
Stern : SEVERE
21
_____ out (just manage) : EKE
24
Visit unexpectedly : POPIN
25
Islands welcome : ALOHA
27
Game-show host Moore : GARRY
28
Blunt : FRANK
30
Gale of "Oh! Susanna" : STORM
32
Cartoon crime-fighter : TRACY
35
It surrounds a pit : AVOCADO
36
Popular cigars : CORONAS
37
Eight-footers : SPIDERS
38
Most adorable : CUTEST
39
Makeshift : STOPGAP
40
One cursed by Farragut : TORPEDO
41
Initially : ATFIRST
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"Well,_____!" : INEVER
44
Stocking stuffer : LEG
47
Logroller, in a way : POKER
48
Cellar contents : WINES
50
Unit of force : DYNE
51
Wives' tales : LORE
53
Clock-resetting abbr. : DST
55
Degree of distinction : PHD

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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