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New York Times, Wednesday, February 7, 2001

Author:
Kent Lorentzen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kent Lorentzen

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQVWX} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Lorentzen. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0207 ( 18,719 )

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Short haircut : BOB
4
Check out, so to speak : OGLE
8
Deaden : BENUMB
14
Bush spokesman Fleischer : ARI
15
Stationery quantity : REAM
16
Grim one? : REAPER
17
Treat for a pup : BELLYRUB
19
Pooh pal : EEYORE
20
"That's ___ ask!" : ALLI
21
Thin toast : MELBA
23
Something to pick : NIT
24
Singer Sumac : YMA
26
Nevada senator Harry : REID
27
The Internet's ___ Drudge : MATT
28
Baseball's first Hall-of-Famer : TYCOBB
31
Introduction to economics? : MACRO
33
Suffix with president : IAL
34
New England state sch. : URI
36
Floppy disk? : FRISBEE
40
Makes aware : CLUESIN
42
1993 Earp portrayer : RUSSELL
43
Groups within groups : SUBSETS
44
Letters on many black churches : AME
45
"Shoot!" : ASK
46
Simple chord : TRIAD
48
Prepares for a crash : BRACES
50
Actress Russo : RENE
53
Deliberate affront : SNUB
55
Theater admonition : SHH
56
"Xanadu" rock band : ELO
57
Painter Matisse : HENRI
59
No room to swing ___ : ACAT
62
Tout's tidbit : HOTTIP
65
W.W. II missile : BUZZBOMB
67
Summary : APERCU
68
Stick ___ in the water : ATOE
69
Soccer standout Hamm : MIA
70
Smear : BEDAUB
71
Foxx of "Sanford and Son" : REDD
72
Cold comment? : BRR
Down
1
Cake with a kick : BABA
2
Pitcher Hershiser : OREL
3
Copper's bopper : BILLYCLUB
4
Trombonist Kid ___ : ORY
5
Idea's beginning : GERM
6
"Headliners & Legends" host : LAUER
7
Hammer and sickle, e.g. : EMBLEM
8
Tidbit for a bird feeder : BREADCRUMB
9
Superwide : EEE
10
Nonpro? : NAY
11
"Once ___ Honeymoon" (1942 film) : UPONA
12
Reason for a raise : MERIT
13
Quarterback Favre : BRETT
18
Long ride? : LIMO
22
1967 seceder : BIAFRA
25
Addict, e.g. : ABUSER
27
Shaded growth : MOSS
28
Rapid blinks, maybe : TICS
29
Manchurian border river : YALU
30
Where to have a banger : BRITISHPUB
32
Staircase parts : RISERS
35
Cuckoo : INSANE
37
Scavenge, in a way : BEACHCOMB
38
Otherwise : ELSE
39
Fraternal group : ELKS
41
Family of patrons of the arts : ESTE
47
"The Sport of the Gods" author : DUNBAR
49
Fictional whaler : AHAB
50
Get-well center : REHAB
51
Bond on the run : ELOPE
52
Prominent : NOTED
54
Savage sort : BRUTE
58
Classic shirt brand : IZOD
60
Gulf States bigwig : AMIR
61
Winter lift : TBAR
63
Chorus syllable : TRA
64
Hosp. section : ICU
66
The end, to 'Enry : ZED

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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