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New York Times, Monday, June 2, 1997

Georgia city, home of Mercer University

Author:
Gregory E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQYZ} This is puzzle # 46 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York Times6/2/97 ( No. 17,373 )
Across
1
Civil disorder : RIOT
5
Urban haze : SMOG
9
Diners : CAFES
14
Workers' protection org. : OSHA
15
Variety of fine cotton : PIMA
16
Hold dear : ADORE
17
Tizzy : SNIT
18
The New Yorker cartoonist Peter : ARNO
19
Chateau-Thierry's river : MARNE
20
"Petticoat Junction" setting : HOOTERVILLE
23
Lyricist Rice : TIM
24
Granola grain : OAT
25
Copyists : SCRIBES
27
Trim, as a tree : DECORATE
32
Arp's art : DADA
33
Military address: Abbr. : APO
34
Fishing line : SNELL
36
The "S" in WASP : SAXON
39
State north of Ind. : MICH
41
Adventures : SAGAS
43
Battle of Normandy objective : STLO
44
Big news exclusive : SCOOP
46
Reading lights : LAMPS
48
Ames and Asner : EDS
49
Pub orders : ALES
51
Practice : REHEARSE
53
Edmonton's province : ALBERTA
56
Everything : ALL
57
Random number generator : DIE
58
"Father Knows Best" setting : SPRINGFIELD
64
Texas site to remember : ALAMO
66
Have ___ good authority : ITON
67
Sewing case : ETUI
68
Georgia city, home of Mercer University : MACON
69
Color of linen : ECRU
70
Final Four inits. : NCAA
71
Pronunciation symbol : SCHWA
72
Make-believe : SHAM
73
Eschew : SHUN
Down
1
___ ha-Shanah : ROSH
2
"Money ___ object!" : ISNO
3
Louisville's river : OHIO
4
Dragon, perhaps : TATTOO
5
Big Ten team from East Lansing : SPARTANS
6
Nuclear missile, briefly : MIRV
7
Prefix meaning 56-Across : OMNI
8
London lockups : GAOLS
9
Kodaks, e.g. : CAMERAS
10
Nabokov novel : ADA
11
"The Phil Silvers Show" setting : FORTBAXTER
12
Sgt. Bilko : ERNIE
13
Looks like : SEEMS
21
Prominent rabbit features : EARS
22
Digital readout, for short : LCD
26
Mrs. McKinley and others : IDAS
27
Beavers' constructions : DAMS
28
Kind of proportions : EPIC
29
"I Dream of Jeannie" setting : COCOABEACH
30
Marsh duck : TEAL
31
"Pomp and Circumstance" composer : ELGAR
35
Shiny fabric : LAME
37
Auto pioneer Ransom : OLDS
38
Victory margin, at times : NOSE
40
Tunnel : HOLE
42
Moss for potting plants : SPHAGNUM
45
___ non grata : PERSONA
47
Prefix with starter : SELF
50
Nascar sponsor : STP
52
Little green men : ALIENS
53
Revolutionary leader Samuel : ADAMS
54
Light purple : LILAC
55
Pisces's follower : ARIES
59
Scratch it! : ITCH
60
Nick and ___ Charles : NORA
61
Make an aquatint : ETCH
62
Hilo feast : LUAU
63
Primatologist Fossey : DIAN
65
Cut the grass : MOW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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