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New York Times, Thursday, June 23, 1994

Mary Stewart's "___, Will You Talk?"

Author:
Trip Payne
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Trip Payne

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Payne. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York Times6/23/94 ( No. 16,298 )
Across
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Wrought-up : MANIC
6
City near Phoenix : MESA
10
Melodramatic cry : ALAS
14
Cottonwood, in Spanish : ALAMO
15
Burns one up : IRES
16
Perambulate : ROVE
17
One past his prime : NOSPRINGCHICKEN
20
On the other hand : YET
21
Essentials : ABCS
22
Summer top : TSHIRT
23
Skedaddle : FLEE
24
Wish : PRAY
25
Least significant : MEREST
28
Bluesman Robert : CRAY
29
Coffee-break brake : JOB
32
Independently : ALONE
33
"You there!" : AHOY
34
Relief pitcher's feat : SAVE
35
Hot time : DOGDAYSOFSUMMER
38
Makes like : APES
39
Man with a lift : OTIS
40
Echecs piece : REINE
41
N.Y.C. cultural site : MET
42
Litigant : SUER
43
Most fit : ABLEST
44
Sir overseas : HERR
45
Biter : GNAT
46
Plays the zither : STRUMS
49
Picked up on : SEEN
50
___ Vicente, Brazil : SAO
53
It won Hepburn an Oscar : THELIONINWINTER
56
One of the O'Neills : OONA
57
Iditarod terminus : NOME
58
World's largest cobalt exporter : ZAIRE
59
Attributes : PUTS
60
Gumption : GRIT
61
Register : ENROL
Down
1
Lots : MANY
2
Tissue addition : ALOE
3
Santa drawer : NAST
4
Dennis the Menace, e.g. : IMP
5
Site of a May 1942 battle : CORALSEA
6
Chop finely : MINCE
7
Work units : ERGS
8
Dry : SEC
9
Camels' destinations? : ASHTRAYS
10
Marquis protagonist : ARCHY
11
Hel's father, in myth : LOKI
12
Maintain : AVER
13
Faxed : SENT
18
"Yeah, sure!" : IBET
19
Brit's phrase : ISAY
23
Wards (off) : FENDS
24
Instructors, for short : PROFS
25
Mary Stewart's "___, Will You Talk?" : MADAM
26
Waive one's rites? : ELOPE
27
Physician-turned-wordsmith : ROGET
28
The Mighty Clouds of Joy, e.g. : CHOIR
29
Farr of "M*A*S*H" : JAMIE
30
Hot spots : OVENS
31
Nice topper : BERET
33
Daisylike bloom : ASTER
34
Silvery fish : SMELT
36
Elton John's first hit : YOURSONG
37
Make citified : URBANIZE
42
Penultimate round : SEMI
43
From square one : ANEW
44
Great shakes? : HULAS
45
"The Maids" playwright : GENET
46
Quash : STOP
47
What you used to be : THOU
48
Flat rate : RENT
49
___ Valley, Calif. : SIMI
50
The joint : STIR
51
Prefix with space or stat : AERO
52
Mr. Hershiser : OREL
54
Postal Creed word : NOR
55
Children's author Agle : NAN

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

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