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New York Times, Tuesday, January 11, 2000

Author:
Fran and Lou Sabin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 24 for Ms. Sabin. This is puzzle # 135 for Mr. Sabin. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0111 ( 18,326 )

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Boston team, informally : CELTS
6
Plant with a frond : FERN
10
Popular pens : BICS
14
Unique : ALONE
15
"...baked in ___" : APIE
16
Kind of testimony : ORAL
17
1966 sci-fi classic : FANTASTICVOYAGE
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H.S. requirement : ENG
21
Baker's dozen? : BATCH
22
Having crow's-feet : LINED
23
Christie's "Death on the ___" : NILE
24
Some go for 6 or 12 mos. : CDS
25
1970's-80's TV hero, with "the" : INCREDIBLEHULK
32
Red Cross supply : BLOOD
33
Sea sound : ROAR
34
Dundee denial : NAE
35
Haughtiness : AIRS
36
One with a smiley face? : CLOWN
38
Motivate : STIR
39
Dodger, Brooklyn-style : BUM
40
"In a minute" : SOON
41
Wee one : BAIRN
42
Lurid pulp magazine founded in 1926 : AMAZINGSTORIES
46
Lodge member : ELK
47
List wrap-up : ETAL
48
Persian Gulf port : BASRA
51
Hawk's gripper : TALON
53
"No ___" (menu phrase) : MSG
56
"Man of La Mancha" tune, with "The" : IMPOSSIBLEDREAM
59
Simone de Beauvoir, to Sartre : AMIE
60
Just lying around : IDLE
61
"Butterfield 8" author : OHARA
62
Princes, e.g. : SONS
63
Look : PEER
64
Away : NOTIN
Down
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Joe, in France : CAFE
2
Zip : ELAN
3
Overshot : LONG
4
Rubble-maker : TNT
5
Albatross, e.g. : SEABIRD
6
Like cows before slaughter : FATTED
7
Sweeping story : EPIC
8
Like chocolate-chocolate cake : RICH
9
Ariz. neighbor : NEV
10
Winningly youthful : BOYISH
11
Mujahedin base : IRAN
12
Zoo feature : CAGE
13
Winter toy : SLED
18
Garage activity : SALE
19
___ but wiser : OLDER
23
Base figures, for short : NCOS
24
"Braveheart" group : CLAN
25
Another name for ancient Troy : ILIUM
26
Bellini opera : NORMA
27
Dungeon restraints : IRONS
28
Gift beautifier : BOW
29
Remove, as a 28-Down : UNTIE
30
Retreats : LAIRS
31
Composer Jerome : KERN
32
Rum cake : BABA
36
Go kaput, with "out" : CONK
37
Cabin element : LOG
38
Go yachting : SAIL
40
"___ Marner" : SILAS
41
"Beverly Hills 90210" fellow : BRANDON
43
Six in a million? : ZEROES
44
Person with lots of bills : TELLER
45
Native Oklahoman : OTOE
48
Civil rights concern : BIAS
49
Bullets, e.g. : AMMO
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It may be on a tennis ball : SPIN
51
Almanac topic : TIDE
52
Skilled : ABLE
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Lamb, e.g. : MEAT
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Draped dress : SARI
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Gangster chaser : GMAN
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Wine tasting? : SIP
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Pi's follower : RHO

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

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