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New York Times, Saturday, July 29, 1995

First word of the British national anthem

Author:
Charles E. Gersch
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Charles E. Gersch

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQVWZ} This is puzzle # 35 for Mr. Gersch.
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© 1995, The New York Times7/29/95 ( No. 16,699 )
Across
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Tall glass : SCHOONER
9
First-rate : CRACK
14
“Home Improvement” accessories : TOOLBOXES
16
River of forgetfulness : LETHE
17
Rattle off : ENUMERATE
18
Haggard hero ___ Quatermain : ALLAN
19
Bug : ANNOY
20
China’s ___ Biao : LIN
21
Pine : YEARN
22
Pre ___ (future doctors) : MEDS
23
Quite a bargain : STEAL
25
Welland Canal outlet : ERIE
26
Riley’s “___ I Went Mad” : ERE
27
“Speed” speeder : BUS
28
One may be foul : TIP
30
First word of the British national anthem : GOD
31
Winona and Mitch, e.g. : RYDERS
33
Kind of test : SOBRIETY
35
Cheap restaurants : BEANERIES
37
In Mideast attire : TURBANED
40
Hertz competitor : DOLLAR
44
Rusted : ATE
45
Kind of test : DNA
46
Bribe : SOP
47
12 meses : ANO
48
Barroom supplies : KEGS
50
Spanish chests : ARCAS
52
It turns on the cooker : SPIT
53
Pass : ENACT
55
Anguilliform creature : EEL
56
Destiny : KARMA
57
Old Roman seaport : OSTIA
58
Blame unjustly : SCAPEGOAT
60
Be of the right size and shape for : FITON
61
Amtrak handout : TIMETABLE
62
Cut of meat : FLANK
63
Apathetic : LISTLESS
Down
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Transoceanic transportation : STEAMER
2
Bondman of old? : CONNERY
3
Pursued vehemently : HOUNDED
4
“Stand and Deliver” star : OLMOS
5
Mind : OBEY
6
“Postman’s Creed” word : NOR
7
Glorifies : EXALTS
8
Fix a bandage : RETIE
9
Some soil : CLAY
10
1935 Douglas Freeman biography : RELEE
11
Like some House seats : ATLARGE
12
Vehicle for Messala : CHARIOT
13
Supreme Court Justice : KENNEDY
15
Forum V.I.P. : SENATOR
23
Book of the Apocrypha : SUSANNA
24
Freudian topics : LIBIDOS
27
Moola : BREAD
29
Before surgery, informally : PREOP
32
Recession : EBB
33
But, in old Rome : SED
34
Map abbr. : ISL
36
Least removed : NEAREST
37
Parody : TAKEOFF
38
Eating ___ : UTENSIL
39
Race for the Queen’s Cup : REGATTA
41
Traveler’s warmer : LAPROBE
42
Barbarians : ANIMALS
43
Wheels : ROTATES
46
Deli purchase : SALAMI
49
Descendant : SCION
51
The “C” in C.S. Forester : CECIL
52
Actress Katey : SAGAL
54
Holding pen : TANK
56
Etta of old comics : KETT
59
Foot: Lat. : PES

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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