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New York Times, Thursday, July 25, 1996

British pol portrayed in "Mission to Moscow"

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Will Shortz
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A. J. Santora

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQ} This is puzzle # 216 for Mr. Santora.
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© 1996, The New York Times7/25/96 ( No. 17,061 )

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Across
1
Cabin attendants, slangily : STEWS
6
Popular cuisine : THAI
10
One-named model : IMAN
14
Flemish painter Michiel van___ : COXIE
15
Layers : HENS
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"Juke Box Baby" singer, 1956 : COMO
17
Make___buck : AFAST
18
Height of fashion : RAGE
19
British pol portrayed in "Mission to Moscow" : EDEN
20
Figure in a Super Bowl promo : NFLCHEERLEADER
23
Eastern New Year : TET
24
Update, maybe : REDO
25
Sensational : LURID
27
Gentlemanly reply : YESMAAM
30
Kind of wool : ALPACA
31
Privileged one : INSIDER
34
Amount to pay : TAB
35
Commercial broadcaster since 1941 : NBCTELEVISION
39
Pro : FOR
40
Spanish scarfs : REBOZOS
41
Valued violins : AMATIS
44
Post-disaster danger : LOOTERS
48
Track official : TIMER
49
Horned deity : FAUN
51
Take-home : NET
52
Hoop extravaganza : NBAALLSTARGAME
56
"The Jolly Trio" painter : HALS
57
Tibetan sighting : YETI
58
Accommodate oneself to : HUMOR
59
To___(exactly) : ATEE
60
Architect Saarinen : EERO
61
Overact : EMOTE
62
Disarray : MESS
63
Pitcher Belinda : STAN
64
___-ski : APRES
Down
1
Insubstantial : SCANTY
2
Problem for fillings : TOFFEE
3
Glorifies : EXALTS
4
Madison's home: Abbr. : WISC
5
Fifth person : SETH
6
Infamous island name : THREEMILE
7
Took evidence from : HEARD
8
White : ANGLO
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"You showed me" : ISEE
10
Frosted : ICEDUP
11
Musical direction : MODERATO
12
Cheese choice : AMERICAN
13
United Nations vote : NON
21
Wipers : ERASERS
22
The lot : ALL
26
Small amount : DAB
28
O.T. book : MIC
29
Rock's Adam : ANT
30
Third on a roll call : ARIZONA
32
Party person : DEB
33
Doctrine since the 1850's : EVOLUTION
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Delegates do this : NOMINATE
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Prickly shrubs : BRAMBLES
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Jack of "Barney Miller" : SOO
38
Final closure : IST
39
Lard : FAT
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Picks on : TEASES
43
Politico-military grp. in the news : IRA
45
Captivate : ENAMOR
46
Couch potato's aid : REMOTE
47
Cubic measures : STERES
49
Speedy : FLEET
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Word in Kansas' motto : ASTRA
53
Soapmaker's supplies : LYES
54
Mother of Hera and Zeus : RHEA
55
1994 Oscar-winning role : GUMP
56
Grandstander : HAM

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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