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New York Times, Friday, September 1, 1995

Author:
Thomas W. Schier
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.5901111
Thomas W. Schier

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 44 Missing: {Z} This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Schier. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0901 ( 16,733 )
Across
1
Williamette University site : SALEM
6
Delineate : ETCH
10
Comet competitor : AJAX
14
Way out? : ALIBI
15
Bob of TV's "Home Again" : VILA
16
Cry at Shinnecock Hills : FORE
17
Commoners : PLEBS
18
Airline to Ben-Gurion : ELAL
19
Greek letters : RHOS
20
Beginning of a quote : IFTHEREWERENO
23
English actor Carmichael et al. : IANS
24
Race course turn : ESS
25
Part 2 of the quote : BADPEOPLETHERE
32
Pinocchio's polygraph : NOSE
33
"____ Said" (Neil Diamond hit) : IAMI
34
Wager : LAY
35
Razor-billed bird : AUK
36
Part 3 of the quote : WOULDBE
39
Mint stamp : DIE
40
N.F.L. positions : RGS
41
Composer Thomas : ARNE
42
Doctor : MEND
43
Author of the quote : CHARLESDICKENS
48
Unburden : RID
49
Drift : ROAM
50
End of the quote : NOGOODLAWYERS
56
Magician Henning : DOUG
57
Old radio quiz show : DRIQ
58
____ a million : ONEIN
60
Author Tyler : ANNE
61
Buñuel collaborator : DALI
62
Chopin piece : ETUDE
63
Lincoln in-law : TODD
64
El stops: Abbr. : STAS
65
One of a familiar heptad : DOPEY
Down
1
Dupe : SAP
2
Cher's "____ Really Want to Do" : ALLI
3
Willingly : LIEF
4
Drop in the ocean? : EBBTIDE
5
Small disaster : MISHAP
6
To a great extent : EVERSO
7
Gamepiece : TILE
8
Hammer part : CLAW
9
Sound : HALE
10
Once more : AFRESH
11
"Table Talk" English jurist : JOHNSELDEN
12
Slangy suffix : AROO
13
Some signatures : XES
21
Chemical ending : ENE
22
Knot again : RETIE
25
Branch : BOUGH
26
Makes general inquiries : ASKSAROUND
27
Like velvet : PILED
28
Sonny boy : LAD
29
Diplomatic HQ : EMB
30
Parade stoppers : RAINS
31
Regarded : EYED
32
Bust participant : NARC
36
You'll find him in a crowd : WALDO
37
Pay dirt : ORE
38
Dogpatch individuals : UNS
42
Souvenir : MEMENTO
44
Set up, in a way : RIGGED
45
Samarra natives : IRAQIS
46
Word with holy or milk : COW
47
Floored : KAYOED
50
Banned act : NONO
51
Bookie's quote : ODDS
52
"Fiddlesticks!" : DRAT
53
Actress Kedrova of "Torn Curtain" : LILA
54
Enlist again : REUP
55
A or B, e.g. : SIDE
56
Not dis : DAT
59
Napoleonic duke : NEY

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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