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New York Times, Tuesday, September 5, 1995

"The ___ of the Wedding" (McCullers novel)

Author:
Jonathan Schmatzbach
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jonathan Schmalzbach

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Schmalzbach. NYT links: Across Lite
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A
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L
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U
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M
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F
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L
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A
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M
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S
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K
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I
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T
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L
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N
T
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D
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K
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F
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T
H
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L
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T
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E
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D
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A
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A
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C
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K
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S
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O
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E
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T
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R
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D
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A
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G
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P
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H
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W
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E
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P
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G
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A
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S
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M
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N
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© 1995, The New York Times9/5/95 ( No. 16,737 )
Across
1
Potassium ___ (astringent) : ALUM
5
Ruse : FLAM
9
Revue segment : SKIT
13
Period of penitence : LENT
14
1992 Literature Nobelist ___ Walcott : DEREK
16
Anent : INRE
17
New Year's figure : FATHERTIME
19
Capital of Togo : LOME
20
Sinatra's "I'm ___ to Want You" : AFOOL
21
"Israel in the World" author : ABBAEBAN
23
Evict : OUST
26
Merit : EARN
27
Guardian of the comics : DADDYWARBUCKS
32
#4 of the Bruins : ORR
33
Baseball's Slaughter : ENOS
34
River ducks : TEALS
36
Ogler : EYER
38
Curvy letters : ESSES
41
Bad mood : SNIT
42
Vegas casino : DUNES
44
Jai ___ : ALAI
46
Baseball club V.I.P.s: Abbr. : GMS
47
Literary sobriquet : PAPAHEMINGWAY
51
Important periods : ERAS
52
Room, to Ricardo : SALA
53
Max Ernst, Man Ray, Hans Arp et al. : DADAISTS
57
Advanced exams : ORALS
61
Licorice or sassafras : ROOT
62
Balzac character : PEREGORIOT
65
Cash for cards : ANTE
66
Argument : SETTO
67
Sandusky's lake : ERIE
68
___ off (miffed) : TEED
69
Sail support : MAST
70
Machine-gun bunker : NEST
Down
1
"A" in radio lingo : ALFA
2
Page (through) : LEAF
3
"Do ___ others..." : UNTO
4
Volcanic peak in Ore. : MTHOOD
5
T.E.D. opponent : FDR
6
Lease : LET
7
Met solo : ARIA
8
"The ___ of the Wedding" (McCullers novel) : MEMBER
9
Muzzles : SILENCES
10
Door handle : KNOB
11
"The Joy of Cooking" author Rombauer : IRMA
12
Highschooler : TEEN
15
Skewered meal : KEBAB
18
Escape capture by : ELUDE
22
In ___ (stagnant) : ARUT
24
Since, New Year's Eve-style : SYNE
25
Couples : TWOS
27
Evaporate : DRYUP
28
Boxing locale : ARENA
29
Silk-making region : ASSAM
30
Jumpy Milne character : KANGA
31
Offensively vile : SLIMY
32
Brit. lexicon : OED
35
Avenues: Abbr. : STS
37
Echoed : REPEATED
39
Yale Bowl hosts : ELIS
40
Capital of Yemen : SANA
43
Indian wear : SARI
45
Nome home : IGLOO
48
Hinged fasteners : HASPS
49
Regard highly : ESTEEM
50
Chief Justice Earl : WARREN
53
"Fudge!" : DRAT
54
Top-drawer : AONE
55
Show fondness : DOTE
56
Mlle.'s neighbor : SRTA
58
Suffix with billion : AIRE
59
Maxwell of 007 films : LOIS
60
Undo a dele : STET
63
French connections? : ETS
64
Received : GOT

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

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