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New York Times, Saturday, January 2, 1999

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 95 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0102 ( 17,952 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Aplomb : SANGFROID
10
One who puts on a spread? : ICER
14
Department store event : CLEARANCE
15
Morning activity : SHAVE
16
Noted London landmark : OLDBAILEY
17
Shipping weights : TARES
18
Fire, to Foch : FER
19
Impertinent one : SNIP
20
Coming : ADVENT
21
Bomb : FLOP
23
Commuting obstacle : SNARL
25
This, in Tijuana : ESTO
26
New money : EURO
27
E.P.A. concern: Abbr. : ECOL
28
Part of NASDAQ: Abbr. : ASSN
29
Cambodian currency : RIELS
31
Attacked sneakily : KNEED
33
Mead subjects : SAMOANS
36
"We, the Living" novelist : AYNRAND
40
Some Prado displays : GOYAS
42
The king of France : LEROI
43
Rocky cliff : SCAR
46
Actor Baldwin : ALEC
48
Some remedial work : ABCS
49
Ring : HALO
50
Flower with a large white spathe : CALLA
52
Street in New York's Chinatown : MOTT
53
Fortunate : INLUCK
55
Burkina ___ : FASO
57
Old-fashioned medicinal plant : RUE
58
"___ Knows" (1958 Dion and the Belmonts hit) : NOONE
59
Like Cain : FIRSTBORN
61
Get by : ELUDE
62
Make inquiries : ASKAROUND
63
Tellers? : RATS
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Hoi polloi : THEMASSES
Down
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Skeptics : SCOFFERS
2
Word of praise : ALLELUIA
3
"Air Music" composer : NEDROREM
4
Rap : GAB
5
Brothers : FRAS
6
Gullywashers : RAINS
7
Like much information nowadays : ONLINE
8
Swell treatment : ICEPACK
9
"The Trouble With Dick" actress, 1988 : DEY
10
Declaration of 8/28/63 : IHAVEADREAM
11
Stroke : CARESS
12
Pole vault and others : EVENTS
13
Two-time Pulitzer-winning journalist : RESTON
15
Gold is one: Abbr. : STD
20
Kind of cat : ALLEY
22
1954 World Series park : POLOGROUNDS
24
"Class Reunion" author Jaffe : RONA
30
Common word in Brazilian geography : SAO
32
Neg. product : ENL
34
Edward Hopper's birthplace : NYACK
35
Hacienda room : SALA
37
Like a grove : ARBOROUS
38
Introspective composition : NOCTURNE
39
Stretches : DISTENDS
41
Dog-in-the-manger : SELFISH
43
Eye shadow? : SHINER
44
Kind of oil : CANOLA
45
Unremitting : ALLOUT
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Jazz guitarist Stanley : CLARKE
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Scene of 1962 Indian/Chinese border clashes : ASSAM
54
Clever opening? : CEE
56
Not esta or esa : OTRA
59
Lucrative : FAT
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Actor Hopkins and others : BOS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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