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New York Times, Tuesday, April 30, 1996

Author:
G. E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 32 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0430 ( 16,975 )

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Show fright : PALE
5
Big rig : SEMI
9
"The Two Gentlemen of Verona" character : SPEED
14
Smelter refuse : SLAG
15
Old Testament book : AMOS
16
Tom Sawyer's aunt : POLLY
17
To boot : ALSO
18
Highway sign : HILL
19
Holmes's "___Venner" : ELSIE
20
Court call : LET
21
Degas painting, with "The" : BALLETCLASS
23
Agatha Christie genre : MYSTERY
25
Noshed : ATE
26
___Major : URSA
27
Radio receivers : ANTENNAS
32
Redcap's domain : DEPOT
34
Look of contempt : SNEER
35
___de la Cite : ILE
36
Like a good listener : RAPT
37
Basketballer : CAGER
38
Jim Croce's "___a Name" : IGOT
39
Mad.___ : AVE
40
Consumer protector Ralph : NADER
41
Inferior grade of tea : BOHEA
42
Computer adjunct : TERMINAL
44
Wimp's word : CANT
45
LAX letters : ETA
46
Seasoning seed : CARAWAY
49
Monet painting : WATERLILIES
54
Old TV's "You___There" : ARE
55
Actress Alexander of "The Cosby Show" : ERIKA
56
"The Highwayman" heroine : BESS
57
Wineglass feature : STEM
58
February forecast : SLEET
59
Machu Picchu builder : INCA
60
Clearasil target : ACNE
61
Yankee manager Joe : TORRE
62
It gets into a jamb : DOOR
63
More___meets the eye : THAN
Down
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Sacred song : PSALM
2
Kind of cat : ALLEY
3
Leonardo da Vinci fresco, with "The" : LASTSUPPER
4
Super ending : EGO
5
Mali's desert : SAHARA
6
One of the Brontes : EMILY
7
Gangster's gal : MOLL
8
Elba, e.g. : ISLE
9
Ghost : SPECTER
10
Sneeze cause : POLLEN
11
Socialite Maxwell : ELSA
12
New Haven collegians : ELIS
13
Uses henna : DYES
21
Defeat : BEST
22
Spud : TATER
24
Jog : TROT
27
Harp player : ANGEL
28
Poetic contraction : NEER
29
Rembrandt painting, with "The" : NIGHTWATCH
30
Skin softener : ALOE
31
___bad example : SETA
32
"Shucks!" : DRAT
33
Roof edge : EAVE
34
Actress Thompson of "Family" : SADA
37
Florida's Saint Lucie, e.g. : CANAL
38
New Rochelle college : IONA
40
Fertilizer : NITRATE
41
Universal product code elements : BARS
43
More submissive : MEEKER
44
"All hail___!" : CAESAR
46
Name for a Kid : CISCO
47
Gladiator's spot : ARENA
48
Sheba, today : YEMEN
49
Toward sunset : WEST
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"Alice's Restaurant" singer : ARLO
51
Row : TIER
52
Footnote abbr. : IBID
53
Late-night host : LENO
57
Coll. entrance exam : SAT

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