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New York Times, Thursday, January 18, 2007

Author:
Randolph Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JKQX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 87 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0118 ( 20,890 )

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Lost it : HADACOW
8
"The Card Players" artist : CEZANNE
15
Nation born from war in 1993 : ERITREA
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Not using liquid : ANEROID
17
ANTE : NEATARRANGEMENT
19
Author of "Broca's Brain" : SAGAN
20
Classical accusation : ETTU
21
Dalmatian, e.g. : SLAV
22
Org. once led by George Bush : CIA
24
Financially sound : SOLID
26
EARTH : CHANGEOFHEART
31
The Cowboys of the N.C.A.A. : OSU
33
Union with 3.2 mil. members : NEA
34
"The Big Trail" or "The Big Sombrero," e.g. : OATER
35
Like some noses : PIERCED
38
Self-destruct : IMPLODE
40
Name meaning "my God is God" : ELIEL
41
___-Caps : SNO
42
Vetoes : NOS
43
ERIC : CONVERTEDRICE
48
Big man in Oman : EMEER
49
12 meses : ANO
50
Go bad : TURN
53
German pest : MAUS
55
Aquarium problem : ALGAE
59
SWORD (or a title for this puzzle) : ANAGRAMMEDWORDS
62
Home of the Natl. Cryptologic Museum : FTMEADE
63
Remove, in a way : TEAROUT
64
Like brides and grooms, traditionally : TOASTED
65
Huge holes : ABYSSES
Down
1
Layers : HENS
2
Service ___ : AREA
3
Rect. divider : DIAG
4
Hook up : ATTACH
5
They've got brains : CRANIA
6
Anthem contraction : OER
7
Suffix with spy : WARE
8
Response to a discouraging comment : CANTOO
9
Swallow : ENGULF
10
End of a line in kindergarten : ZEE
11
Matter for government approval : ARMSDEAL
12
Coward of note : NOEL
13
One of a historical trio : NINA
14
Ron Howard media satire : EDTV
18
Offshore : ATSEA
23
Mrs. Shakespeare : ANNE
25
Chain with many links : IHOP
26
Give a signal to : CUEIN
27
Option for a H.S. dropout : GED
28
Compensate : ATONE
29
Fix : REDO
30
___ chic : TRES
31
Crude group : OPEC
32
Rural skyline sight : SILO
36
Exacts satisfaction for : REVENGES
37
One of the Scraggs in "Li'l Abner" : CLEM
38
Not the party type?: Abbr. : IND
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N.F.L. coach Jim : MORA
41
Truth ___ : SERUM
44
Like beds, again and again : REMADE
45
Joined (up) : TEAMED
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Sort of : INAWAY
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Flag : COLORS
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Chief justice before Hughes : TAFT
51
Biblical preposition : UNTO
52
Hindu hero : RAMA
54
Stiff hair : SETA
56
___ point (embroidery stitch) : GROS
57
Musically together : ADUE
58
Contractors' figs. : ESTS
60
Fink : RAT
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One who's coming out : DEB

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

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