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New York Times, Wednesday, August 2, 1995

Mont ___, Alpine invasion route to Italy

Author:
James Neal
Editor:
Will Shortz
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James Neal

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Neal. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York Times8/2/95 ( No. 16,703 )
Across
1
Exclamation point : BANG
5
Nonvarsity player : SCRUB
10
Stinger : WASP
14
Bit of fishing gear : REEL
15
Produce a copy of : CLONE
16
Opposite of aweather : ALEE
17
Young Guthrie : ARLO
18
Networks : RETIA
19
Peruvian or Ohioan city : LIMA
20
Homemade bomb : MOLOTOVCOCKTAIL
23
Pout : MOUE
24
"Smoking or ___?" (waiter's query) : NON
25
Photographic image, for short : NEG
28
Japanese lacquer box : INRO
30
Bird in the spring : NESTER
35
Needle case : ETUI
37
Joint Chiefs member: Abbr. : GEN
38
Blackmore's "___ Doone" : LORNA
39
Pennsylvania insurrection, 1794 : WHISKYREBELLION
43
Inventor Nikola : TESLA
44
___ king : ALA
45
Spanish painter : DALI
46
Accomodates, as a Pullman : SLEEPS
48
Escapade : LARK
50
Martial arts degree : DAN
51
Louvre pyramid architect : PEI
53
TV ad award : CLIO
55
Lots of fun : BEERANDSKITTLES
63
With the bow, to a cellist : ARCO
64
Cream : ELITE
65
Like some food orders : TOGO
66
Self-important people, colloquially : EGOS
67
Mont ___, Alpine invasion route to Italy : CENIS
68
Literary pen name : ELIA
69
"Nana" writer : ZOLA
70
Financial plus : ASSET
71
Woodworking tool : RASP
Down
1
Author Stoker : BRAM
2
Dynamic start : AERO
3
___ Gwyn, sweetheart of Charles II : NELL
4
___ and doom : GLOOM
5
Disheveled : SCROUNGY
6
Wittier : CLEVERER
7
Campus military org. : ROTC
8
Kind of label : UNION
9
Naval guide : BEACON
10
Poet Whitman : WALT
11
Inter ___ : ALIA
12
Trailer : SEMI
13
Sound, as a bell : PEAL
21
French pronoun : TOI
22
Sound, as a bell : KNELL
25
Salamanders : NEWTS
26
Singer Merman : ETHEL
27
Semblance : GUISE
29
Ryan or Tatum : ONEAL
31
Auctioneer's cry : SOLD
32
Three-toned musical chord : TRIAD
33
___ Gay : ENOLA
34
Arrested : RANIN
36
___ of Man : ISLE
40
Honor society letter : KAPPA
41
Formal, but not too : BLACKTIE
42
Most prompt : EARLIEST
47
One of the Iroquois : SENECA
49
Frontiersman Carson : KIT
52
Wastes time : IDLES
54
Weasellike mammal : OTTER
55
Folk singer Joan : BAEZ
56
Therefore : ERGO
57
School subj. for environmentalists : ECOL
58
Diva Ponselle : ROSA
59
Seven are deadly : SINS
60
She gets what she wants : LOLA
61
Athena's shield : EGIS
62
Daytime show : SOAP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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