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New York Times, Thursday, November 12, 1998

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {BFJKW} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 43 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 1112 ( 17,901 )

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Finish a suit? : SETTLE
7
Steak style : TARTARE
14
Between here and there : ENROUTE
16
Floor cover : AREARUG
17
Combination : AMALGAM
18
Decorating with crinkled paper : CREPING
19
Weekly since 1955, with "The" : VILLAGEVOICE
21
Saison d'___ : ETE
22
Actor Santoni : RENI
23
Washington V.I.P. Jordan : VERNON
27
Bread and whisky : RYES
29
Seventh-century date : DCII
31
Naughts-and-crosses failure : OXO
32
Sensitivity : EAR
35
Fettered : ENSLAVED
38
Washington Memorial dedicatees : VIETNAMVETERANS
42
Not benched, in hockey : ONTHEICE
43
Catchall abbr. : ETC
44
Realtor's offering : LOT
45
Non-P.C. letter opening : SIRS
47
Frau's spot : HAUS
51
Blessing precursor : SNEEZE
54
Percolate slowly : SEEP
57
A, in France : UNE
58
Flame tender of myth : VESTALVIRGIN
61
Reception helper : ANTENNA
64
Dehydration remedy : LIQUIDS
65
Lover in dire straits? : LEANDER
66
Sink : SCUTTLE
67
Five-year periods : PENTADS
68
Tittered : TEHEED
Down
1
Three-time Cy Young Award winner : SEAVER
2
Ill will : ENMITY
3
"Rose of ___" : TRALEE
4
Sound : TOLL
5
Longtime Hoosier Senator : LUGAR
6
French level : ETAGE
7
Crunchy dish : TACO
8
Pushy upstart : ARRIVISTE
9
Model Gabrielle : REECE
10
Candle : TAPER
11
Jackie's "O" : ARI
12
Smuggle : RUN
13
Bacon accompanier : EGG
15
Touch up : EMEND
20
Conversely : VICEVERSA
24
Brunch item : NOVA
25
Team mates? : OXEN
26
Some auction bids : NODS
28
One of Adam's clan : SETH
30
Dvorák's Symphony No. 9 ___ minor : INE
33
Actress Sue ___ Langdon : ANE
34
Causes trouble, in old-fashioned talk : RAISESNED
36
Reason for a do-over? : LET
37
Mischievous : ARCH
38
Crimson Tide rival : VOLS
39
Apprised of : INON
40
Suffix with leather : ETTE
41
Bell Atlantic competitor : MCI
46
Advertises : SELLS
48
Common mineral in rocks : AUGITE
49
Busy : UNIDLE
50
Had a hunch : SENSED
52
Gala, e.g. : EVENT
53
"The Prisoner of ___" : ZENDA
55
Put out : EVICT
56
Put out : PIQUE
59
Crew on the high seas : TARS
60
Babe's name : RUTH
61
Piz Bernina is one : ALP
62
Wedding page word : NEE
63
Whip but good : TAN

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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