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New York Times, Wednesday, August 9, 1995

Words starting many bumper stickers

Author:
Richard Hughes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Hughes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Hughes.
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© 1995, The New York Times8/9/95 ( No. 16,710 )

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Across
1
Open a bit : AJAR
5
Attach : ADDON
10
"Four Weddings ___ Funeral" : ANDA
14
Ecce ___ : HOMO
15
Ball in the game of pétanque : BOULE
16
Like some college volleyball : COED
17
Start of a quip : SHOWBIZADVICETO
20
Switch positions : ONS
21
Fred's familial partner : ADELE
22
Pry : LEVER
23
Justice Fortas : ABE
24
Garment with laces : BODICE
25
Part 2 of the quip : TEDDYROOSEVELT
31
"Wanted" poster name : ALIAS
32
100 paise : RUPEE
33
Microscopic : TINY
34
Ulan ___ : BATOR
35
Inventory system, for short : FIFO
39
Three-time British Open golf champ : FALDO
40
Reflected on, with "over" : PORED
41
Part 3 of the quip : SPEAKSOFTLYAND
45
Musician's equipment handler : ROADIE
46
Singer, in a way : RAT
47
Change : ALTER
48
Mark : TRAIT
51
___ Tunas, Cuba : LAS
54
End of the quip : CARRYABIGSHTICK
57
Modern sci. course : ECOL
58
Stop work, slangily : BAGIT
59
___ a soul : NARY
60
Stet's opposite : DELE
61
Construction equipment : CRANE
62
Logical diagram : TREE
Down
1
Charlie Chan comment : AHSO
2
Most common papal name : JOHN
3
Book after Joel : AMOS
4
Scuffle : ROW
5
Job, for one : ABIDER
6
Nap : DOZE
7
Word with citizen or purpose : DUAL
8
Ye ___ Shoppe : OLDE
9
Ariz. neighbor : NEV
10
Yield : ACCEDE
11
What a monkey senses, in a saying : NOEVIL
12
Catch sight of : DETECT
13
More than like : ADORE
18
___ breath : BABYS
19
Words starting many bumper stickers : ILOVE
23
Call it ___ : ADAY
24
Kind of blast : BEER
25
Make lace : TAT
26
Hebrew judge : ELI
27
Racket : DIN
28
Some finals : ORALS
29
Surpass : OUTDO
30
Parody : SPOOF
34
Use a kiln : BAKE
35
Four-time Indy winner : FOYT
36
Item listed on an I.R.S. form : IRA
37
Marsh : FEN
38
Out of the ordinary : ODD
39
Wand wielder : FAIRY
40
"The Bell Jar" author : PLATH
41
Comfort : SOLACE
42
Beat work : PATROL
43
Channel swimmer Gertrude : EDERLE
44
Sibelius's "Valse ___" : TRISTE
45
Hied : RACED
48
Skier's aid : TBAR
49
Gulf of ___ (Baltic arm) : RIGA
50
Opposed to, in dialect : AGIN
51
Polygraph failer : LIAR
52
Caldwell's "God's Little ___" : ACRE
53
Inner Hebrides island : SKYE
55
Broadcast channel : ABC
56
Cable channel : TNT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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