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New York Times, Thursday, April 24, 1997

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJKQZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0424 ( 17,334 )

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Not occurring naturally : STAGED
7
Beach resort near San Diego : DELMAR
13
Unfortunate landing spot for a parachutist : TREETOP
15
Fabric border : SELVAGE
16
Workout expert : PERSONALTRAINER
18
Bon ___ : MOT
19
Not exactly PG-rated : STEAMY
20
Dos halved : UNO
21
Court wear : ROBES
23
Incite : EGGON
24
There was much of this in Shakespeare : ADO
25
Lilly of Lilly Pharmaceutical : ELI
26
N.B.A. venue, with "the" : OMNI
28
Acclaim : ECLAT
30
H.M.O. employee : DOC
31
"Midnight Cowboy" role : RATSO
33
"A bird," "a plane" or "Superman" preceder : ITS
34
Decorator, e.g. : EMBELLISHER
38
Tic-tac-toe failure : OXO
39
Where the United Nations' setup was discussed : YALTA
40
Pilot's announcement, for short : ETA
43
Insolent look : SNEER
45
Bygone leader : TSAR
46
Mo. to celebrate National Clown Week : AUG
47
Blacken : TAR
48
Actress MacDowell : ANDIE
51
Man with a mission : PADRE
53
Abbr. after a comma : ETC
54
More urbane : SUAVER
56
"Tasty!" : MMM
57
Workout incentive : WEIGHTREDUCTION
61
Most lenient : EASIEST
62
Rat : STOOLIE
63
Ornate : DRESSY
64
It had many missions : APOLLO
Down
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"The Racer's Edge" : STP
2
Diva's device : TREMOLO
3
Workout activity : AEROBICEXERCISE
4
"Beau ___" : GESTE
5
W.W. II command : ETO
6
Family figures? : DONS
7
Skin: Prefix : DERMO
8
Comedienne Boosler : ELAYNE
9
Year in Nero's reign : LVI
10
Workout machine : MANUALTREADMILL
11
Hidden items, sometimes : AGENDAS
12
Transplant : REROOT
14
How obvious? Very much so! : PATENTLY
15
Solo, in a way : STAG
17
Kind of aide : LEGISLATIVE
21
Flushed : RED
22
Gather on a surface, chemically : SORB
27
Fannie or Ginnie follower : MAE
29
Cannes co. : CIE
32
Sesames : OILSEEDS
35
Howard of comedy : MOE
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D.C.'s Union ___ : STA
37
Irish national symbol : HARP
38
Rampaging : ONATEAR
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Hurly-burly : TURMOIL
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Sit in the cellar : AGE
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Liquored up : STEWED
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Nonvolcanic eruptions : RASHES
49
Cuckoo : NUTSY
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Old Dodge model : DART
52
Reply in a children's argument : AMTOO
55
Actress Lee of TV and film : RUTA
58
Grunts, so to speak : GIS
59
"Bear" : COP
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Modernist, for short : NEO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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