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New York Times, Friday, August 4, 1995

Author:
Chuck Deodene
Editor:
Will Shortz
___ Picchu (site of Incan ruins)
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Chuck Deodene

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Deodene. Friday freshness: 9%
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© 1995, The New York Times8/4/95 ( No. 16,705 )
Across
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Vessel for Pasteur : FLASK
6
Accord : PACT
10
Goofball : BOZO
14
___ Picchu (site of Incan ruins) : MACHU
15
Tijuana eight : OCHO
16
Race track : OVAL
17
Illustrator's goof : SMEAR
18
Neeson of film : LIAM
19
Coburg canine : HUND
20
Financial connivances : PYRAMIDSCHEMES
23
It gives you a charge: Abbr. : ELEC
24
Hat tipper's word : MAAM
25
Eggs ___ suisse : ALA
28
Odyssey : TREK
30
Red Cross procedure : TRIAGE
34
Getting close : WARM
36
Think tank nugget : IDEA
38
Burdened : TAXED
39
1966 Naguib Mahfouz novella : ADRIFTONTHENILE
42
Perfect copy : CLONE
43
Lamb sandwich, in Greek cookery : GYRO
44
Loam : SOIL
45
"Black Beauty" author : SEWELL
47
Top-flight : AONE
49
Clinic heads, for short : MDS
50
Reaction to a pinch : SLAP
52
Await : PEND
54
1994 Tobias Wolff memoir : INPHARAOHSARMY
60
Dreyfus ally, 1898 : ZOLA
61
Second of a Latin trio : VIDI
62
Fifth element : BORON
64
Name of two Danish kings : OLAF
65
Pulitzer winner James : AGEE
66
Feudal lord : LIEGE
67
#1 Presley hit : DONT
68
Minus : LESS
69
Rock's Van Halen : EDDIE
Down
1
Some radios : FMS
2
Beacon : LAMP
3
___-deucey : ACEY
4
Brokerage unit : SHARE
5
"On the Road" newsman : KURALT
6
Narc's assistant : POLICEDOG
7
It reddens litmus paper : ACID
8
Crevasse : CHASM
9
Tabby's courter : TOMCAT
10
Coffeehouse denizens : BOHEMIANS
11
Egg cells : OVUM
12
First name in westerns : ZANE
13
Auto pioneer : OLDS
21
Type of badge : MERIT
22
Roaring Camp writer : HARTE
25
Radar system acronym : AWACS
26
Chowder server : LADLE
27
Pointer : ARROW
29
Runner Kip Keino's homeland : KENYA
31
Accepted statement : AXIOM
32
Icy : GELID
33
Jamesian scholar Leon et al. : EDELS
35
Colliery access : MINESHAFT
37
Degenerates : ATROPHIES
40
Beau, slangily : FELLA
41
Perfects : HONES
46
Relating to young insects : LARVAL
48
Empower : ENABLE
51
Satchel of baseball : PAIGE
53
Servant of the future? : DROID
54
___ Lacoste : IZOD
55
Ambivalent plea, for short : NOLO
56
Blueprint : PLAN
57
Words inspired by Erato : ODES
58
Equine on the tube : MRED
59
Hindu ascetic : YOGI
63
Name part : NEE

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3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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