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New York Times, Monday, January 15, 1996

Author:
Gregory E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXYZ} This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0115 ( 16,869 )

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Grizzlies : BEARS
6
Tennyson, e.g. : POET
10
Mrs. Chaplin : OONA
14
Dragon of puppetry : OLLIE
15
Up to the task : ABLE
16
Caspian Sea feeder : URAL
17
Put all one's eggs in one basket : GOFORBROKE
19
"Cheerio!" : TATA
20
A.P. rival : UPI
21
Cracker spread : PATE
22
Pan coating : TEFLON
24
Cassandra, e.g. : SEERESS
26
Crooner Perry : COMO
27
One: Fr. : UNE
28
Drench : SATURATE
32
Senator Lott : TRENT
35
Nursery cry : MAMA
36
Unspecified shape : BLOB
37
50/50 shape : HALF
38
Star in Orion : RIGEL
39
Moon goddess : LUNA
40
Guthrie of folk : ARLO
41
Mideast carrier : ELAL
42
Part of NOW : WOMEN
43
Almost a pin, in wrestling : NEARFALL
45
Box office window letters : SRO
46
Detective's job : CASE
47
Masters champion Craig : STADLER
51
Silverware tray compartment : SPOONS
54
Ugandan tyrant : AMIN
55
Comedian Philips : EMO
56
Sportscaster Albert : MARV
57
Available : UPFORGRABS
60
Formerly : ONCE
61
Safari sound : ROAR
62
Flood control embankment : LEVEE
63
First or reverse, e.g. : GEAR
64
To be, in Toulon : ETRE
65
Tinker-Chance middleman : EVERS
Down
1
Phony : BOGUS
2
Emulate Romeo and Juliet : ELOPE
3
1966 Michael Caine film : ALFIE
4
Orinoco, e.g. : RIO
5
Garden of Eden dweller : SERPENT
6
Labor's partner : PARTS
7
Cousin of the bassoon : OBOE
8
Antlered animal : ELK
9
Go on the wagon : TEETOTAL
10
Revengeful : OUTFORBLOOD
11
Spoken : ORAL
12
1949 alliance : NATO
13
Novelist Paton : ALAN
18
Military HQ : BASE
23
Down Under bird : EMU
25
Seek safety : RUNFORCOVER
26
Bedouin's transport : CAMEL
28
Katey of "Married...With Children" : SAGAL
29
Grad : ALUM
30
"At the sound of the _____ ..." : TONE
31
Israel's Abba : EBAN
32
Comparison word : THAN
33
Scarce : RARE
34
Music's Fitzgerald : ELLA
35
Choreographer Agnes de _____ : MILLE
38
Give comforting words to : REASSURE
42
Argue : WRANGLE
44
Ceiling fixture : FAN
45
Mix : STIR
47
Round-the-campfire treat : SMORE
48
Skedaddle : LEAVE
49
Hot coal : EMBER
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Valentine's Day bouquet : ROSES
51
Health hazard : SMOG
52
Window section : PANE
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"Jaws" boat : ORCA
54
From a distance : AFAR
58
Flower holder : POT
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Title for Jesse Jackson: Abbr. : REV

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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