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New York Times, Saturday, July 13, 1996

Author:
Eli Wesoff
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Eli Wesoff

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {FJQYZ} This is puzzle # 94 for Mr. Wesoff. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0713 ( 17,049 )
Across
1
Polaroid : SNAP
5
Against: Abbr. : OPP
8
Original : PRIMAL
14
Points on a math test? : LOCI
15
Three times, in prescriptions : TER
16
Rings : ANNULI
17
Drink for Captain Midnight : OVALTINE
19
Kind of car : CATTLE
20
Hairline feature : WIDOWSPEAK
22
Do a teamster's job : HAUL
23
Nice time of year : ETE
24
Friend abroad : AMIE
25
Prefix with skeleton : ENDO
26
Rotating engine piece : CAM
28
Secure for a cause : ENLIST
30
Agonize (over) : STEW
31
Nobleman, informally : ARISTO
33
Bender, of a sort : ELBOW
35
Detectives : TRACERS
37
Chipped stones of archeological interest : EOLITHS
41
Soviet cooperative : ARTEL
43
Idolize : ADMIRE
44
"Dark Lady" singer : CHER
47
Game of which black lady is a variation : HEARTS
49
Familiar appellation for a cowpuncher : TEX
50
Take it easy : LOLL
51
Knife, in old dialect : SNEE
52
Utterance of mockery : AHA
54
Last leader of Communist Albania : ALIA
55
Aluminous mineral : HORNBLENDE
59
Abutting : NEXTTO
61
Sweetie pies : TOOTSIES
62
It superseded the lute : GUITAR
63
Flock member : EWE
64
Candlemaker's supply : SUET
65
Coca-Cola introduction of 1961 : SPRITE
66
The elder: Abbr. : SNR
67
Comic Austen work : EMMA
Down
1
Dense : SLOW
2
___Sad (Yugoslavia's second-largest city) : NOVI
3
Collegedom : ACADEMIA
4
Mark Twain was one : PILOT
5
Colonial pamphleteer James : OTIS
6
Man of letters? : PENPAL
7
One in an incubator : PREEMIE
8
River steamer : PACKETBOAT
9
Transfer___ : RNA
10
Up on things : INTHESWIM
11
Horror film figure : MUTANT
12
Refer : ALLUDE
13
Find concealment : LIELOW
18
Stereo part : TWEETER
21
Party divider on the Hill : AISLE
26
Tractor, slangily : CAT
27
J.F.K. info : ARR
29
Long Island area : NORTHSHORE
32
Composer of "II Tigrane" : SCARLATTI
34
Ancient Mariner, surely : OLDSALT
36
Evil lead-in : SEENO
38
Steel ingredient : TITANIUM
39
Eur. inits. until 1806 : HRE
40
Kind of kitten : SEX
42
"I am justly kill'd with mine own treachery" speaker : LAERTES
44
Sounds of San Francisco : CLANGS
45
Hide : HOLEUP
46
Panacea, maybe : ELIXIR
48
Celebrity : RENOWN
53
1946 Literature Nobelist : HESSE
56
Jan Smuts, for one : BOER
57
Suppose : DEEM
58
This, to Juan : ESTA
60
Use a shuttle : TAT

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

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