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New York Times, Friday, September 22, 1995

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Page

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 35 Missing: {BQX} This is puzzle # 90 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0922 ( 16,754 )
Across
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Give the walls a face lift : REPAPER
8
Sot : DIPSO
13
Worker with nails : ENAMELER
15
Reno and Maslin : JANETS
16
Money, for example : MAGAZINE
17
Voltaire's inamorata : EMILIE
18
Downed : ATE
19
Black-eye bringers : DISGRACERS
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Vex : NETTLE
24
Word of exhortation : ARISE
25
Mentalist Geller : URI
26
Not busy : SLACK
27
Stripling : LAD
30
Like "The X-Files" : EERIE
32
Hart's TV partner : TESH
33
Something for one to do : SOLO
34
Kind of capital : VENTURE
36
Like many apartment buildings : POSTWAR
38
Captain's heading : ALEE
39
Gannon University site : ERIE
41
Pueblo tribe : HOPIS
42
Palmyra's locale: Abbr. : SYR
43
Shell out : SPEND
44
Blow it : ERR
45
Jumped up : STOOD
46
"Cut it out!" : LAYOFF
49
So as barely to be heard : PIANISSIMO
53
Waitress at Mel's : FLO
54
Put out of condition, as a piano : UNTUNE
55
Less refined : EARTHIER
58
Plant holders : CROCKS
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Went up in a hurry : SPIRALED
60
Twisted : KINKY
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Jungle warfare menaces : SNIPERS
Down
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Bolster the front : REMAN
2
Related on the mother's side : ENATE
3
Engrossing book : PAGETURNER
4
Professional grp. : AMA
5
Dispenser candy : PEZ
6
Skip over : ELIDE
7
"Madonna With Rosary" artist : RENI
8
Napkin fabric : DAMASK
9
Like beverages at a picnic, often : INICE
10
Star booter : PELE
11
Move a finger : STIR
12
Simple sugars : OSES
14
Used-car deal : RESALE
15
City sacked by Herod the Great : JERICHO
20
Got : GRASPED
22
Overworked : TRITE
23
In-of connector : LIEU
26
Den players : STEREOS
27
Near-anonymity : LOWPROFILE
28
Jai ___ : ALAI
29
Actress Diana : DORS
30
Braun and others : EVAS
31
Hard to pin down : EELY
33
Bedtime request : STORY
35
Quiet times : REPOSES
37
Where some N.L. pitchers wind up : SHEA
40
Non-network stations : INDIES
43
Exceedingly bad : STINKY
45
Crept, informally : SNUCK
46
Conductor ___ Maazel : LORIN
47
Runaway : FLEER
48
Windstar and others : FORDS
49
Robin Goodfellow : PUCK
50
Cross letters : INRI
51
Hit ___ (batted well) : ATON
52
Hikers' needs : MAPS
56
___ Star Pictures : TRI
57
Chance : HAP

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

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