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New York Times, Thursday, August 3, 1995

Author:
Wayne Robert Williams
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Wayne Robert Williams

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKQVXZ} This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Williams. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0803 ( 16,704 )
Across
1
Pester : NAG
4
Pond dweller : ALGA
8
Stupefied state : TRANCE
14
Stupefied state : AWE
15
Big band trumpeter Hefti : NEAL
16
In this place : HEREAT
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Lobby employee : HATCHECKGIRL
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Political refugee : EMIGRE
20
One of the archangels : URIEL
21
Worker's due : PAYCHECK
23
Prune : LOP
24
Like some measurements : METRIC
26
Mount of Moses : NEBO
28
Two-year-old sheep : TEG
30
Thai currency : BAHT
32
Swinish : PORCINE
34
It's south of Canis Major : ARGO
37
Fury : IRE
39
World War II vessels : UBOATS
40
Normal opening : PARA
41
Stocking material : NYLON
43
Shoshone tribe : UTES
44
32-card card game : ECARTE
46
Bub : MAC
47
Claudius I's successor : NERO
48
Most visibly embarrassed : REDDEST
50
Intuited : FELT
52
___ Na Na : SHA
53
Ten, in combos : DECA
55
Held : DEEMED
59
Home run hitter of old : OTT
61
Doctors' visits : CHECKUPS
63
Madrid museum : PRADO
64
Major League bird : ORIOLE
66
Random sampling : SPOTCHECKING
68
Chemical relative : ISOMER
69
Architect Saarinen : EERO
70
____ tai : MAI
71
They fit in frames : LENSES
72
Visualized : SEEN
73
157.5 degrees fron N : SSE
Down
1
Old Testament book : NAHUM
2
Not in the dark : AWARE
3
"Ya dig?" : GETIT
4
Latin name of England : ANGLIA
5
Circle of flowers : LEI
6
Title role for Robin Williams : GARP
7
Comic singer Sherman : ALLAN
8
Bad news from a bank : THECHECKBOUNCED
9
Sleep state : REM
10
Seed coat : ARIL
11
Work a deal : NEGOTIATE
12
Jesus, e.g. : CARPENTER
13
When les écoles close : ETE
18
Design of alternating squares : CHECKERBOARD
22
"Sure thing!" : YEP
25
Jumping game : CHINESECHECKERS
27
Sphere : ORB
29
Painter's base : GESSO
31
Give it a go : TRY
33
Restraint on a restraint : COUNTERCHECK
34
Mimics : APERS
35
Derby entry : RACEHORSE
36
Subtle change : GRADATION
38
Shade tree : ELM
42
Lummox : OAF
45
Slugger Williams : TED
49
Fort Worth sch. : TCU
51
100th of a drachma : LEPTON
54
Areas of churches : APSES
56
Disfigures : MAIMS
57
Ferber and O'Brien : EDNAS
58
Lost calf : DOGIE
60
Tough turkeys, maybe : TOMS
62
Film "Pursuit of the Graf ____" : SPEE
64
Lubricant : OIL
65
Stan of Marvel Comics : LEE
67
It needs refinement : ORE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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