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New York Times, Tuesday, October 20, 1998

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 49 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 1020 ( 17,878 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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"Peanuts" boy : LINUS
6
Exile of 1979 : SHAH
10
Carry on, as a campaign : WAGE
14
Take for one's own : ADOPT
15
Shells, e.g. : AMMO
16
Allege as fact : AVER
17
With one's fingers in a lake? : FEELINGSUPERIOR
20
Grand larceny, e.g. : FELONY
21
"___ Darlin'" (jazz standard) : LIL
22
Sugary drink : ADE
23
"Relax, private!" : ATEASE
26
Longed (for) : PINED
28
Adorns unnecessarily : GILDS
31
Toiletries holder : KITBAG
33
Brouhaha : ADO
34
A.T.M. necessity : PIN
35
Wagnerian heroine : ISOLDE
39
With one's fingers in a skyscraper? : TOUCHINGSTORIES
43
Like last year's styles : OLDHAT
44
Part of U.C.L.A. : LOS
45
KLM competitor : SAS
46
Echo, e.g. : ANSWER
48
An ex of Xavier : CHARO
50
Bob Cousy's team, for short : CELTS
53
Duds : ATTIRE
55
"Bravo!" : OLE
56
Wax producer : EAR
58
Latino lady : SENORA
62
With one's fingers in a socket? : HANDLINGCHARGES
66
Bering Sea island : ATTU
67
At no time, to poets : NEER
68
Ceramists' needs : KILNS
69
Element #10 : NEON
70
City to which Helen was abducted : TROY
71
Kind of shooting : SKEET
Down
1
Joke response, informally : LAFF
2
___ fixe (obsession) : IDEE
3
December air : NOEL
4
Send to a mainframe : UPLOAD
5
Is miserly : STINTS
6
Decline in value : SAG
7
Seagoing inits. : HMS
8
Evil repeller : AMULET
9
Pueblo dweller : HOPI
10
Kind of chest or paint : WAR
11
For the birds? : AVIAN
12
Hollow rock : GEODE
13
Blew it : ERRED
18
"The Science Guy" on TV : NYE
19
Ciudad Juárez neighbor : ELPASO
24
Similar : AKIN
25
Marathoner's shirt : SINGLET
27
Borodin's prince : IGOR
28
Meower, in Madrid : GATO
29
Matinee hero : IDOL
30
Blaring : LOUD
32
0's and 1's, to a programmer : BITS
34
Absolute worst, with "the" : PITS
36
One of the Simpsons : LISA
37
Cherished : DEAR
38
Sinclair rival : ESSO
40
Cyberspace conversation : CHAT
41
Grimm youngster : HANSEL
42
Launderer's step : SORT
47
___ Brothers : WARNER
48
Haunted house sounds : CREAKS
49
Playwright Ibsen : HENRIK
50
"Over There" composer : COHAN
51
Make jubilant : ELATE
52
Slowly, on a score : LENTO
54
Approximation suffix : ISH
57
"___ Too Proud to Beg" (1966 hit) : AINT
59
Look at flirtatiously : OGLE
60
Tennis's Lacoste : RENE
61
Like some profs. : ASST
63
Pester for payment : DUN
64
Prefix with logical : GEO
65
Have a bawl : CRY

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

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