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New York Times, Tuesday, January 18, 2000

Author:
Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {HJQV} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 45 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0118 ( 18,333 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Clear the blackboard : ERASE
6
A pope may lead it : MASS
10
Ultimate diet : FAST
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Kind of paint : LATEX
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Burn soother : ALOE
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"Coffee, Tea ___?" : ORME
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Result of a workout : SWEAT
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Starting point for a flight test? : NEST
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Roll-on target : ODOR
20
C.P.A.'s : BEANCOUNTERS
23
Edmonton's home : ALBERTA
26
Plains Indian : PAWNEE
27
Rita of "West Side Story" : MORENO
28
Jewelry that's not kept in a safe : PASTE
30
"Give it ___!" : AGO
31
Photographer Adams : ANSEL
33
New-car feature, for short : ABS
36
Potluck dinner dish : NOODLECASSEROLE
41
Tackle a slope : SKI
42
"Merrily we roll ___" : ALONG
43
Certain turn : ZAG
44
"___ Hope" (former soap) : RYANS
47
Tea type : OOLONG
49
Fund-raising effort : APPEAL
52
Colony members : ARTISTS
53
Features of many signs : BLOCKLETTERS
56
Cartoonist Thomas : NAST
57
Furrow former : PLOW
58
Europe's "boot" : ITALY
62
Novel ending? : ETTE
63
Hindu music : RAGA
64
Tea type : PEKOE
65
Cattail, e.g. : REED
66
Baseball's Vizquel : OMAR
67
Pix : SNAPS
Down
1
1997 U.S. Open winner Ernie : ELS
2
Like sushi : RAW
3
Had a beef? : ATE
4
Navy builder : SEABEE
5
On the outside : EXTERNAL
6
Food from heaven : MANNA
7
Baldwin of "Prelude to a Kiss" : ALEC
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Fair-to-middling : SOSO
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Arrangements : SETUPS
10
Heels and loafers : FOOTWEAR
11
"As You Like It" forest : ARDEN
12
Camper's dessert item : SMORE
13
To the point : TERSE
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When many people have lunch : ATONE
22
Cole who was "King" : NAT
23
"___ for All Seasons" : AMAN
24
NBC's peacock and CBS's eye : LOGOS
25
Babbler : BROOK
28
Laugh waves : PEALS
29
As well : ALSO
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Read a bar code : SCAN
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Stupid louts : BOZOS
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Writer's angle : SLANT
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Ran : DIRECTED
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Sleep sound : SNORE
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Vain voyages? : EGOTRIPS
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Poached edibles : EGGS
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Shoot the breeze : YAK
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Football star's title : ALLPRO
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Lend an ear : LISTEN
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Li'l one : ABNER
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Diner serving : PLATE
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Mail, in Marseille : POSTE
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Battling : ATWAR
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Jack of "Rio Lobo" : ELAM
55
Robe : TOGA
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Wanted-poster letters : AKA
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Chop (off) : LOP
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"Absolutely!" : YES

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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