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New York Times, Monday, August 26, 1996

Author:
G. E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 37 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0826 ( 17,093 )
Across
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Shut noisily : SLAM
5
Trouser parts : LEGS
9
Iridium, e.g. : METAL
14
Sound of contentment : PURR
15
Cleveland's lake : ERIE
16
Playing marble : AGATE
17
Sale stipulation : ASIS
18
Bumbling Carol Burnett role : MRSWIGGINS
20
Prefix with meter : THERMO
22
Cumberland R. locale : TENN
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Real estate unit : LOT
24
Sty sound : OINK
26
Pharmacist's weight : DRAM
28
Nitwit : PEABRAIN
32
Sign up : ENROLL
36
Opposer : ANTI
37
Trounce : DRUB
39
Edition : ISSUE
40
W.W. II gun : STEN
41
Downy duck : EIDER
43
It grows from the neck : MANE
44
Bedevil : TEASE
46
Neighbor of Belg. : NETH
47
Lab culture : AGAR
48
National Guard building : ARMORY
50
Three Rivers Stadium team : STEELERS
52
Lack : NEED
54
1169 erupter : ETNA
55
Clean air grp. : EPA
58
Stallion's mate : MARE
60
Fish hawk : OSPREY
64
Greer Garson Oscar-winning role : MRSMINIVER
67
Fixed fee : RATE
68
Church song : MOTET
69
I came: Lat. : VENI
70
Soup pods : OKRA
71
Parenthetical remark : ASIDE
72
A.C./D.C. power : ELEC
73
Classmate : PEER
Down
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Quarrel : SPAT
2
Verdant : LUSH
3
Indy 500's Luyendyk : ARIE
4
Simon & Garfunkel hit : MRSROBINSON
5
Picnic quaff : LEMONADE
6
Bungle : ERR
7
Essence : GIST
8
Made clothes : SEWED
9
1955 Oscar actress : MAGNANI
10
Kind of salad : EGG
11
Head's opposite : TAIL
12
___ time (never) : ATNO
13
"___ we forget" : LEST
19
Regarding : INRE
21
Russian space station : MIR
25
Popular Japanese beer : KIRIN
27
"Allegory on the banks of the Nile" speaker : MRSMALAPROP
28
Linguine, e.g. : PASTA
29
Reply to a knock : ENTER
30
TV soldiers of fortune, with "the" : ATEAM
31
Matisse subjects : NUDES
33
Lake of the Ozarks' river : OSAGE
34
Kind of eclipse : LUNAR
35
Lechers' looks : LEERS
38
Singer Midler : BETTE
42
Empty talk : RHETORIC
45
Loner : EREMITE
49
Give birth, as a sheep : YEAN
51
U.S.N.A. grad : ENS
53
Beverly Hills' Rodeo ___ : DRIVE
55
Madame Bovary : EMMA
56
Partner of cons : PROS
57
Italian wine center : ASTI
59
Daredevil Knievel : EVEL
61
Autumn tool : RAKE
62
French 101 verb : ETRE
63
Vintage : YEAR
65
Club ___ : MED
66
Okla.-to-Ky. direction : ENE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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