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New York Times, Wednesday, August 10, 1994

Author:
Ernie Furtado
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ernie Furtado

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {VWZ} This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Furtado. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0810 ( 16,346 )
Across
1
Luggage : BAGS
5
Sneaking suspicion : IDEA
9
Waist material : SASH
13
Broadway aunt : ELLER
15
"The Old Curiosity Shop" heroine : NELL
16
Words of enlightenment : ISEE
17
Everybody's opposite : NOONE
18
Brickbat : GIBE
19
Bear head, once : TSAR
20
Sgt. Friday's comment at the office equipment store? : JUSTTHEFAXMAAM
23
Check-cashing needs : IDS
24
Insubstantial : AIRY
25
Biblical initials : INRI
26
Lend a hand : AID
27
Tour grp. : USO
28
"Mighty _____a Rose" : LAK
31
Big salmon order for a security firm? : DOUBLELOX
36
Unvarnished : PLAIN
38
"Don't tell me!" : OHNO
39
Goes it alone : SOLOS
41
_____ -European : INDO
42
_____ the iceberg : TIPOF
44
Part of the cost of floor covering? : CARPETTAX
46
_____ Canals : SOO
47
Comic Philips : EMO
49
High dudgeon : IRE
50
"_____ tell" : PRAY
52
Clock part : FACE
54
Emulate : APE
57
Musical instrument that throws Troy Aikman for a loss? : QUARTERBACKSAX
60
"_____ never fly" : ITLL
61
Nobel chemist Harold : UREY
62
Championship : TITLE
63
Clock part : DIAL
64
Clears (of) : RIDS
65
Have the helm : STEER
66
Grand Ole _____ : OPRY
67
Crime battler of 60's TV : NESS
68
Once, once : ERST
Down
1
Movie pooch : BENJI
2
Not sotto voce : ALOUD
3
Shine : GLOSS
4
Wired : SENT
5
Actress Stevens : INGER
6
More than ennoble : DEIFY
7
Exile site : ELBA
8
Writer de Tocqueville : ALEXIS
9
Eastern lute : SITAR
10
Bushwhacker : ASSAILANT
11
Where ends meet : SEAM
12
That ship : HER
14
Kind of price : RETAIL
21
Squirrels away : HIDES
22
Alphabet quartet : MNOP
26
Peek ending : ABOO
27
Wife, to Caesar : UXOR
29
Verdi's slave girl : AIDA
30
Landon's running mate, 1936 : KNOX
31
Pointillist's marks : DOTS
32
Wheeling's river : OHIO
33
Out of style : UNPOPULAR
34
Bats : LOCO
35
Suffix with pay : OLA
37
Lo-cal : LITE
40
Star in Virgo : SPICA
43
Misgiving : FEAR
45
Pitches, in a way : ERECTS
48
1989 Nancy Reagan book : MYTURN
51
Comeback : RALLY
52
Bandleader Waring et al. : FREDS
53
Gaping hole : ABYSS
54
Sunflower, in furniture decoration : ASTER
55
Loses color : PALES
56
Wield : EXERT
57
Ear spear : QTIP
58
Albany-to-Buffalo route : ERIE
59
Tom of golf : KITE
60
Words before a kiss? : IDO

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

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