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New York Times, Thursday, September 15, 1994

1988 Dick Francis thriller, with "The"

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 56 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite
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T
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R
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A
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H
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© 1994, The New York Times9/15/94 ( No. 16,382 )
Across
1
Land for development : TRACT
6
Small nail : BRAD
10
___ Observer (1992 mission) : MARS
14
Move like a chopper : HOVER
15
Greek liqueur : OUZO
16
Wanted G.I. : AWOL
17
___ Gay : ENOLA
18
Comics canine : OTTO
19
___ fide (in bad faith) : MALA
20
Heirloom tool? : AWLINTHEFAMILY
23
Carte start : ALA
24
Run an art show : CURATE
25
Red giant, e.g. : STAR
28
TV's "___ Academic" : ITS
31
N.L. cap monogram : STL
32
Schlemiel : OAF
33
Knock for a loop : FLOOR
35
Casino request : HITME
39
President Lincoln's tools? : PLANESOFABRAHAM
42
Hightail it : SCRAM
43
Hummer's instrument : KAZOO
44
Month in which D.D.E. was born : OCT
45
Astronaut Grissom : GUS
47
Cornell's Big ___ : RED
48
Disturb, with "up" : MUSS
49
Peloponnesian War participant : SPARTA
52
Antipollution grp. : EPA
54
Secret military tool? : CLASSIFIEDADZE
59
100 kurus : LIRA
60
___ du Lac, Wis. : FOND
61
Puts out : EMITS
63
In a frenzied fashion : AMOK
64
Former Hawaii Senator Hiram : FONG
65
Annual visitor : SANTA
66
Kind of loaf : DELI
67
___ eyed : SLOE
68
Actress Georgia : ENGEL
Down
1
Word ignored in indexing : THE
2
Gossipy Barrett : RONA
3
Admit : AVOW
4
Home of the 1962 Mets : CELLAR
5
Park way : TRAIL
6
Flub, as a grounder : BOOT
7
Wife of Boaz : RUTH
8
Conqueree of 1521 : AZTEC
9
Goofball : DOOFUS
10
Class to which all of us belong : MAMMALIA
11
Look for : AWAIT
12
Esther of "Good Times" : ROLLE
13
Dispatch : SLAY
21
Attaches : NAILS
22
Joint: Prefix : ARTHRO
25
Drenches : SOPS
26
1 on the Mohs' scale : TALC
27
Way off : AFAR
29
Transported : TOOK
30
Until now : SOFAR
33
Our longest bones : FEMURS
34
Level : RAZE
36
Commandment starter : THOU
37
Certain raingear : MACS
38
C.P.R. specialists : EMTS
40
1945 blast site : NAGASAKI
41
Augured : BODED
46
Doesn't tip : STIFFS
48
Lunatic : MADMAN
49
Goo : SLIME
50
Word of mouth : PAROL
51
Play for ___ : AFOOL
53
Bel ___ cheese : PAESE
54
Decked out : CLAD
55
___ time (right away) : INNO
56
1988 Dick Francis thriller, with "The" : EDGE
57
Throw barbs at : ZING
58
Kitchen addition? : ETTE
62
Pitcher Maglie : SAL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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