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New York Times, Friday, January 16, 1998

Modern meeting place, with "the"

Author:
Bob Sefick
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bob Sefick

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQWXYZ} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Sefick. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York Times1/16/98 ( No. 17,601 )

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Across
1
Comes out : DEBUTS
7
Johns Hopkins subj. : ANAT
11
PC display unit : CRT
14
Sagan's Muse : URANIA
15
So, in Sorrento : COSI
16
Part of H.R.H. : HER
17
Biblical oneirocritic : DANIEL
18
Cuba, por ejemplo : ISLA
19
Topsy's playmate : EVA
20
Start of a query : DOGOODHUMORED
23
Song of Soissons : CHANSON
25
Like some bonds : MATURE
26
Fold : PEN
27
Modern meeting place, with "the" : NET
29
Fixer : BRIBER
30
Eastern royal : RANI
32
Flip : LOSEIT
34
Middle of the query : RANCHERSRAISE
39
Sampler sample : NOUGAT
40
Alone : STAG
42
Tintype tints : SEPIAS
45
Canaanite's ancestor : HAM
47
Reproductive cells : OVA
48
1918 Physics Nobelist : PLANCK
49
Pulls strings? : RELACES
52
End of the query : LAUGHINGSTOCK
55
Tag pursuers : ITS
56
Steep : DEAR
57
Heath family members : ERICAS
60
Neighbor of ef on a typewriter : CEE
61
Mountain in Thessaly : OSSA
62
Busy : ORNATE
63
MS. workers : EDS
64
Old Pontiacs : GTOS
65
Wish undone : REGRET
Down
1
Washout : DUD
2
Detergent brand : ERA
3
Outlaw's cover : BANDANNA
4
Bloc : UNION
5
80's aerobics video star : TIEGS
6
Site for a brawl : SALOON
7
___ test : ACID
8
Cheat on one's diet : NOSH
9
Sleeping : ASLUMBER
10
Jamaican liqueur : TIAMARIA
11
Innocent : CHERUB
12
Suburb of Boston : REVERE
13
Business person : TRADER
21
What arabesques are performed on : ONELEG
22
Common childhood ailment : OTITIS
23
E.M.T.'s skill : CPR
24
Take, as testimony : HEAR
28
Ark contents : TORAH
31
One of nine, usually : INNING
33
Cool red giants : SSTARS
35
Dalmatian : COACHDOG
36
Most robust : HUSKIEST
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It's been around the track : STOCKCAR
38
Gutter site : EAVE
41
Beetle juice? : GAS
42
Make recombinant DNA : SPLICE
43
Bubbling : ELATED
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They may be pregnant : PAUSES
46
Shower participant? : METEOR
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Actor born Laszlo Loewenstein : LORRE
51
Breezing through : ACING
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Ovid's family name : NASO
54
Not petit : GRAS
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Polished off : ATE
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Fixed : SET

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

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