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New York Times, Saturday, August 13, 1994

Author:
Randolph Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKQWZ} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0813 ( 16,349 )
Across
1
Invasion group of 1964 : THEBEATLES
11
"_____ here" : SIGN
15
River vehicle : HOVERCRAFT
16
Chick ending : ADEE
17
Belafonte's trademark garb : OPENSHIRTS
18
Off : LESS
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Father and son : MEN
20
1994 Shirley MacLaine role : TESS
21
Miler Steve : OVETT
22
Z _____ zebra : ASIN
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Mean : HATEFUL
26
Chesterfields : SOFAS
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Ornery folks : CRABS
30
Eur. nation : IRE
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Absent : NOTHERE
33
Alimony collectors : EXES
34
Sure things? : DEATHANDTAXES
37
"Buenos _____" : DIAS
38
With class : INTASTE
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Leb. neighbor : ISR
40
Quechua speakers : INCAS
41
Mountain transports : TRAMS
45
ABC news exec : ARLEDGE
47
Gallows : TREE
48
"Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue" singer : GAYLE
49
The Crimson Tide : BAMA
53
Danube feeder : INN
54
Dream states : REMS
55
Watson and Crick, for two : BIOLOGISTS
58
Kyrgyz mountains : ALAI
59
1955 Magnani film with "The" : ROSETATTOO
60
Where to go for the gold : MINE
61
Part of 1 Across : RINGOSTARR
Down
1
"A Child's Christmas in Wales" poet : THOMAS
2
Slangy comment of optimism : HOPESO
3
Should it be that : EVENIF
4
Artist Shahn : BEN
5
While opener : ERST
6
Flu symptom : ACHE
7
Speaker of baseball : TRIS
8
Lawrence of Scandinavia : LARS
9
Newt : EFT
10
Peter, Paul and Mary: Abbr. : STS
11
Mollifier : SALVE
12
Obsession : IDEEFIXE
13
Shows of good faith : GESTURES
14
Fits (in) : NESTLES
21
Fifth qtrs. : OTS
23
Tot protectors : NANAS
24
_____ nails : HARDAS
25
More than encourages : ABETS
27
Shakespeare's Sir Toby, e.g. : SOT
28
Monopoly card : CHANCE
29
_____-car : RENTA
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Chas. Addams character : THING
33
Put out : EXERT
34
1st Earl of Beaconsfield : DISRAELI
35
Archeologist's study : EARLYMAN
36
A.B.A. member : ATT
37
Blueprint : DIAGRAM
40
Chemical suffix : IDE
42
Mexican War general Mariano : ARISTA
43
Coach : MENTOR
44
Security device : SENSOR
46
Noted spokescow : ELSIE
49
Anchorman? : BOSN
50
Shake _____ : ALEG
51
Lorre role : MOTO
52
Kin of khans : AGAS
55
Chilly comment : BRR
56
Binary five : IOI
57
Chas. Addams character : ITT

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

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