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New York Times, Tuesday, February 2, 1999

Author:
Norma Steinberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Norma Steinberg

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 48 for Ms. Steinberg. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0202 ( 17,983 )

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Con game : SCAM
5
Given an R or PG : RATED
10
60's do : AFRO
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Standard : NORM
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Elicit : EVOKE
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It may be entered in a court : PLEA
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Request for artist Georgia's forbearance? : OKEEFFEMEABREAK
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___ Tin Tin : RIN
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Enticed : LURED
22
Washing jobs : LOADS
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They're apt to get into hot water : TEABAGS
25
Sweetie : HON
26
1952 and '56 campaign name : IKE
27
Grand : THOUSAND
32
Like ___ out of hell : ABAT
35
Drives off : SHOOS
36
Of the congregation : LAY
37
Mexico City portrait painter? : HALSOFMONTEZUMA
41
Behave : ACT
42
Western "necktie" : NOOSE
43
Revival meeting cry : AMEN
44
Deficiency : SHORTAGE
46
Pale : WAN
48
OPEC export : OIL
49
Filled in : BRIEFED
53
"Beat it!" : SCRAM
56
Plait : BRAID
58
Eggs : OVA
59
"Georges paints as he pleases"? : QUESEURATSEURAT
62
Exploit : FEAT
63
Appropriate : RIGHT
64
Marquis de ___ : SADE
65
Recipe amts. : TSPS
66
Schnozzes : NOSES
67
Ogled : EYED
Down
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[Hmmph!] : SNORT
2
Newswoman Roberts : COKIE
3
Scene of the action : ARENA
4
Lady de la maison: Abbr. : MME
5
Sanctuary : REFUGE
6
Swears : AVERS
7
Heavy reading : TOME
8
___ out a living (scraped by) : EKED
9
Org. involved in raids : DEA
10
Blacksmiths' wear : APRONS
11
Kind of market : FLEA
12
Study : READ
13
Slow-growing trees : OAKS
18
Antiaircraft fire : FLAK
19
It may be worn under a sweater : BLOUSE
24
Bridle parts : BITS
25
Catcall : HOOT
27
Them there : THOSE
28
Sharpen : HONE
29
Astringent : ALUM
30
Specify : NAME
31
Actress Cannon : DYAN
32
Epiphanies : AHAS
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"Art of the Fugue" composer : BACH
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Choir part : ALTO
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Air apparent? : SMOG
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Punctual : ONTIME
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Farm delivery : FOAL
40
Author Grey : ZANE
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Lies in the summer sun : ROASTS
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Places for watches : WRISTS
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Adjutant : AIDE
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Shower : BATHE
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Incursion : FORAY
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Skirt : EVADE
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Saw : DATED
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Room meas. : SQFT
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They're waited for at a theater : CUES
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Glean : REAP
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Vivacity : BRIO
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Tatters : RAGS
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Ashes holder : URN
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"___ as directed" : USE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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