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New York Times, Thursday, January 21, 1999

Author:
Randolph Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 46 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0121 ( 17,971 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Cause of gray hair : AGER
5
Olympic success : MEDAL
10
They may be collared : PETS
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Flier's feat : SOLO
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Professor Hill : ANITA
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Stub ___ : ATOE
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Distribute a 1964 Sidney Lumet film : PASSOUTFAILSAFE
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Bell site : STEEPLE
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Quarrel : DUSTUP
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Suds : BEER
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"High Noon" sheriff Will ___ : KANE
24
Seedy second-floor apartment : RUNDOWNWALKUP
29
1997 Masters winner : WOODS
31
Frozen dew : HOAR
32
Go ___ : APE
33
1990's singer Tori : AMOS
34
Substantive : MEATY
36
Nile menace : CROC
37
E.R. employees : RNS
38
Bluebelle, e.g., in old TV ads : AUNT
39
Phony phone caller : CRANK
40
Protest leader : SITINSTANDOUT
44
Awaken : STIR
45
401(k) cousins : IRAS
46
Blue : EROTIC
49
Racing vehicles : GOCARTS
53
Hipsters' ballpark lunch : COOLCATSHOTDOGS
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Confusion : HAZE
57
Carnation holder : LAPEL
58
Issue : EMIT
59
Keatsian works : ODES
60
Trades jabs : SPARS
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N.B.A. personnel : REFS
Down
1
Dangerous nestful : ASPS
2
Charge : GOAT
3
Choice word : ELSE
4
Crown material, in the Wisdom of Solomon : ROSEBUDS
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Beaten badly : MAULED
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Intestinal prefix : ENTERO
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Subtraction amt. : DIF
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___ standstill : ATA
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Used a payment plan : LAIDAWAY
10
Bunch : PASSEL
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Division politique : ETAT
12
Sukiyaki ingredient : TOFU
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Slip (in) : SEEP
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Leads the bidding : OPENS
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Like some calendars : LUNAR
23
Masseur's target : KNOT
24
It's ruled : ROOST
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"___ Fool Believes" (1979 #1 hit) : WHATA
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Jeweler's unit : KARAT
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Familiar with : UPON
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Amount of corn : PECK
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Occasions when the arms are raised : WARS
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Hawks' former arena : OMNI
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Broadway fare : MUSICALS
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___'acte : ENTR
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Person with a cause : CRUSADER
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Bit of high jinks : ANTIC
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Do together : COACT
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Carpet fibers : ISTLES
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Closer : NIGHER
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Needs a bib : DROOLS
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Second time around? : ECHO
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Way to go : ROAD
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Slip (in) : OOZE
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"Coriolanus" setting : ROME
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Work-weary exclamation : TGIF
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J.F.K. jets : SSTS
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Water source : TAP
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Loser's place? : SPA

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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