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New York Times, Wednesday, July 27, 1994

36-Down : Mogadishu's locale

Author:
Nancy Joline
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Nicholson Joline

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 39 Missing: {HJK} This is puzzle # 67 for Ms. Joline.
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© 1994, The New York Times7/27/94 ( No. 16,332 )

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Across
1
Some swabs : QTIPS
6
Ski champ McKinney : TAMARA
12
1964 Hitchcock film : MARNIE
13
Renders drug-free : DETOXES
14
Logical thinker : DEDUCER
15
Praises: Var. : EXTOLLS
16
Lovable : ENDEARING
18
Assent : AGREE
19
River inlet : RIA
20
Swiss river : AARE
22
Sequel to Buck's "The Good Earth" : SONS
23
Group of gangs : MAFIA
26
Bank claims : LIENS
28
Geo. and Thos., e.g. : STS
29
Adjusts : ALIGNS
31
Belles -___ : LETTRES
33
"Ars Amatoria" author : OVID
35
Word repeated in a Doris Day song : SERA
36
Brownies : SPRITES
39
Meal : REPAST
43
Balkans map abbr. : BOS
44
Some boxing jabs : LEFTS
46
Pasta variety : PENNE
47
Latin I word : AMAS
49
Drying method : DRIP
50
"___ the ramparts..." : OER
51
Barbara follows it : SANTA
53
Numbers in parentheses : AREACODES
57
Tough guy of filmdom : ALDORAY
59
Break down : ANALYZE
60
Oil and water, e.g. : LIQUIDS
61
Mend a coat : RELINE
62
Emulated an oenophile : TASTED
63
Boar or boor : SWINE
Down
1
Libyan strongman : QADDAFI
2
Word with blue or believer : TRUE
3
Atahualpa,. e.g. : INCA
4
Loading/unloading locale : PIER
5
"Flash Gordon," once : SERIAL
6
___ -Mex : TEX
7
"___ boy!" : ATTA
8
Electronic synthesizers : MOOGS
9
Guns N' Roses leader : AXLROSE
10
Softens : RELENTS
11
Evaluate : ASSESS
12
Not grandiose : MENIAL
13
Master's and others : DEGREES
14
Skin : DERMA
17
One that gets hit on the head : NAIL
21
Stage direction : ENTER
24
Mr. Sikorsky : IGOR
25
Smith's need : ANVIL
27
Kind of throat : STREP
30
Located : SITED
32
Shakespeare's "The ___ of Lucrece" : RAPE
34
Pays part of : DEFRAYS
36
Mogadishu's locale : SOMALIA
37
Manners : PSANDQS
38
The slammer : STIR
40
Pain reliever : ANODYNE
41
Dismiss lightly, with "at" : SNEEZE
42
Blunt : TERSE
43
Volcanic rock : BASALT
45
Asparagus servings : SPEARS
48
Publican's offering : STOUT
52
Indy champ Luyendyk : ARIE
54
Once more : ANEW
55
City southwest of Bogota : CALI
56
Actor Ken or actress Lena : OLIN
58
Append : ADD

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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