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New York Times, Saturday, February 28, 1998

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 36 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0228 ( 17,644 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Major oil hub : TULSA
6
Home extension : ELL
9
Some G.I.'s : PFCS
13
Bedtime for some : ONEAM
14
___-eyed : SLOE
15
Scads : ALOT
16
Famed San Francisco rock venue : PIERCEWEST
18
Progenitor : SIRE
19
Claims : ALLEGES
20
Gush : SPEW
21
Decorative elements : ART
24
"Indeed!" overseas : ISAY
25
Laughs : HAHAS
26
Novice : LEARNER
28
___ de Dios (church, in Spain) : CASA
29
"The best ___ to come" : ISYET
30
Hose : SPRAY
33
Alphabet sequence : RST
36
Game played in this puzzle? : FOLLOWTHELEADER
39
Tokyo, formerly : EDO
40
Request to a waiter who brings the salad : NOOIL
41
Tang : SPICE
42
Smell : REEK
44
Truancy : ABSENCE
46
Best successor : STARR
48
Mythic Hun : ATLI
49
Word on a U.S. coin : GOD
50
Finale of a sort : CODA
51
Wall Street purchases : OPTIONS
54
Outback critters : ROOS
55
1971-72 Rose Bowl winner : STANCARTER
59
Bet : ANTE
60
Puppeteer Tony : SARG
61
Taranto's locale : ITALY
62
Shambles : MESS
63
Do-say link : ASI
64
Relative of "Merci" : DANKE
Down
1
Crown : TOP
2
Lateral start : UNI
3
See 4-Down : LEE
4
With 3-Down, a Chicago bakery : SARA
5
Surprise attacker : AMCLINTONER
6
Nostalgic work : ELEGY
7
Be deprived of : LOSE
8
"Oh, why not?" : LETS
9
Represent, in spying : PASSAS
10
70's TV variety show host : FLIPHARDING
11
Jazzy Chick : COREA
12
Swelters : STEWS
14
Avows : SWEARSTO
17
If not : ELSE
21
Part of some bio titles : ALIFE
22
Do some yard work : RESOD
23
Summer dress features : TAYLORADOTS
25
Research moneys : HAYESSINAID
27
Subj. of a D.D. degree : REL
28
___ Tech : CAL
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Key opener? : PHI
32
Connected (to) : RELATING
34
Short and staccato, musically : SECCO
35
Wooded : TREED
37
Bowl-shaped cooking aid : WOK
38
Uncouth one : APE
43
Misplays a tape, maybe : ERASES
45
Cartel : BLOC
46
Buzz off : SCRAM
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Oddsmaker's last words? : TOONE
48
Arcade name : ATARI
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Neighbor of Pelion : OSSA
52
Grps. sponsoring open houses : PTAS
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Mlle., in Marbella : SRTA
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Lick : TAN
57
Soft shoe leather : ELK
58
Ingredient in an old fashioned : RYE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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