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New York Times, Tuesday, August 1, 1995

"Seven Keys to Baldplate" author

Author:
Jonathan Schmatzbach
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jonathan Schmalzbach

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQWX} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Schmalzbach. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York Times8/1/95 ( No. 16,702 )
Across
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Grocery holders : BAGS
5
60's ___ sign : PEACE
10
Gradient : RAMP
14
Henry Gray's subj. : ANAT
15
Inert gas : ARGON
16
Slangy suffix : EROO
17
"Spoon River" anthologist : EDGARLEEMASTERS
20
Cowboy's rope : RIATA
21
Arab chieftain's jurisdiction : EMIRATE
22
Tolstoy's Ilyich : IVAN
25
Prefix with photo or type : TELE
26
"On Boxing" essayist : JOYCECAROLOATES
33
Cry of surprise : OHO
34
Peggy Ashcroft's title : DAME
35
Pit : STONE
36
Islamic prayer portion : RAKA
38
French noggins : TETES
41
Not main : SIDE
42
Miss Garbo : GRETA
44
Choral voice range : ALTO
46
Conducted : LED
47
"Seven Keys to Baldplate" author : EARLDERRBIGGERS
51
Edison's middle name : ALVA
52
He sang about Alice : ARLO
53
Shelley's elegy to Keats : ADONAIS
56
Sea eagles : ERNES
60
"Red Square" novelist : MARTINCRUZSMITH
64
Kyrgyzstan's ___ Mountains : ALAI
65
Reason why : CAUSE
66
Breakout, of a sort : ACNE
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D.C. pols : SENS
68
Violinist Mischa : ELMAN
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Actress Patricia : NEAL
Down
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Boxer Max : BAER
2
"The King ___" : ANDI
3
Dotty : GAGA
4
Sign of an approaching storm : STATIC
5
Buddy : PAL
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"Able was I ___ ..." : ERE
7
Add years : AGE
8
Regain consciousness : COMETO
9
Tooth covering : ENAMEL
10
Places of privacy : RETREATS
11
Department : AREA
12
Death: Fr. : MORT
13
Sit for a camera : POSE
18
Wrote a four-star review : RAVED
19
Missile sites : SILOS
23
"... way to skin ___" : ACAT
24
Dub : NAME
26
Author Amado : JORGE
27
Scarlett of Tara : OHARA
28
One who teams up oxen : YOKER
29
Apply more pitch to : RETAR
30
Sheer cotton : TOILE
31
Caboose, e.g. : ENDER
32
Burpee products : SEEDS
37
Legendary island : ATLANTIS
39
Exile island : ELBA
40
Start waking up : STIR
43
Statesman Stevenson : ADLAI
45
Eyes thighs, e.g. : OGLES
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Show clearly : EVINCE
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Naughty one : RASCAL
50
First Miss America Margaret ___ : GORMAN
53
Part of a Latin I trio : AMAS
54
Broad valley : DALE
55
Algerian seaport : ORAN
57
Not naughty : NICE
58
Europe's highest volcano : ETNA
59
Writer Silverstein : SHEL
61
Drink from Jamaica : RUM
62
___ Today : USA
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___ Buddhism : ZEN

Answer summary: 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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