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New York Times, Monday, July 3, 1995

Community athletic events sponsor: Abbr.

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 61 for Mr. Piscop.
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© 1995, The New York Times7/3/95 ( No. 16,673 )

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Across
1
Insolent talk : GUFF
5
Talk, talk, talk : YAK
8
Trousers : PANTS
13
On the main : ASEA
14
"Famous" cookie name : AMOS
16
Actress Aimée : ANOUK
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Cannonball Adderley tune : MERCYMERCYMERCY
20
Public madness : MANIA
21
Coal bed : SEAM
22
Pacific island : WAKE
23
Give the nod : ASSENT
25
Compass doodles : ARCS
27
Some boxing wins, for short : KOS
29
2 and 3, to 6 : FACTORS
34
Mil. address : APOS
38
Women's links org. : LPGA
40
"I see" : UHHUH
41
Beach Boys tune : DANCEDANCEDANCE
44
Overpowering fear : DREAD
45
Fed lines to, as an actor : CUED
46
Canton cookware : WOKS
47
Soup cracker : SALTINE
49
Pat gently : DAB
51
Kind of list : TODO
53
Big toy company : MATTEL
58
Cole ___ : SLAW
62
Dinner freebie : ROLL
64
1972 Derek and the Dominos hit : LAYLA
65
Teresa Brewer tune : MUSICMUSICMUSIC
68
Yoke : UNITE
69
In ___ (completely) : TOTO
70
Old-fashioned learning : ROTE
71
Kind of test : TASTE
72
Just minted : NEW
73
Snake eyes : ONES
Down
1
Delta preceder : GAMMA
2
"___ directed" : USEAS
3
Seedless plants : FERNS
4
Prima ___ : FACIE
5
Sweet potato : YAM
6
___ Brothers ("Rag Mop" quartet) : AMES
7
Seoul's land : KOREA
8
Actress Dawber : PAM
9
Once again : ANEW
10
Nick and ___ Charles : NORA
11
Legendary friar : TUCK
12
___ terrier : SKYE
15
Like Capone : SCARFACED
18
American : YANK
19
Community athletic events sponsor: Abbr. : YMCA
24
Squealed : TOLD
26
Gulf War missile : SCUD
28
Dazed and confused : SPACEDOUT
30
January "warming" : THAW
31
"This can't be!" : OHNO
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Wrinkle : RUCK
33
Ladies : SHES
34
Tacks on : ADDS
35
Prefix with graph : PARA
36
Like Nash's lama : ONEL
37
Jazz performance : SCAT
39
Wildebeest : GNU
42
Blue-pencil : EDIT
43
Wax-coated cheese : EDAM
48
Average guy? : NORM
50
Unguent : BALM
52
TV announcer Johnny : OLSON
54
Bull: Prefix : TAURO
55
Heavyweight Mike : TYSON
56
Top-class : ELITE
57
Skates have them : LACES
58
Porn : SMUT
59
Kind of moth : LUNA
60
Seller's stipulation : ASIS
61
Skater Katarina : WITT
63
Lo-cal : LITE
66
Middling mark : CEE
67
"Holy ___!" : COW

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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