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New York Times, Saturday, May 11, 1996

Author:
D. Niles
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Dean Niles

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {FJQZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Niles. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0511 ( 16,986 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Former world leader : DEKLERK
8
1-Across's successor : MANDELA
15
Pastoral piece : ECLOGUE
16
One who might deck you : ADORNER
17
Aristotle tome : POETICS
18
Stocking warmer? : YULELOG
19
Blvd. : RTE
20
Jewish village : SHTETL
22
Having a bouquet, maybe : WINY
23
Roughly forever : EON
24
Boners : ERRATA
26
___Verde (Texas county) : VAL
27
Prowler : SNEAK
30
Kind of cream : EGG
31
Writer Hite : SHERE
33
Gametes : SEXCELLS
35
Lightheaded ones? : BLONDS
36
Cars once built in Lansing : REOS
37
Will of "The Waltons" : GEER
38
1864 Mississippi battle site : TUPELO
41
Drinks since 1929 : SEVENUPS
45
Evening soap actress Christine___ : ELISE
46
Cries at fireworks : AHS
47
Castigatory : PENAL
48
Spoil : MAR
49
Reader's Digest co-founder Wallace : DEWITT
52
One of the Khans : ALY
53
Surveyor's work : PLAT
55
Cincinnati university : XAVIER
57
Cyst : WEN
58
Acting as guardian : TUTELAR
60
Tailed : CAUDATE
62
Beryl variety : EMERALD
63
Distributes by plan : ASSORTS
64
Autocrats : DESPOTS
65
Rent payers : LESSEES
Down
1
Push, as a button : DEPRESS
2
Transition zone between plant communities : ECOTONE
3
Cold comfort? : KLEENEX
4
Auction parcel : LOT
5
Auspices : EGIS
6
Collar lace : RUCHE
7
Small falcons : KESTRELS
8
Jenn-Air maker : MAYTAG
9
Full-size : ADULT
10
Cambodia's Lon___ : NOL
11
Selected : DREW
12
Rejuvenate : ENLIVEN
13
"Fifty-two Pickup" crime novelist : LEONARD
14
Some socks : ARGYLES
21
One foot-pound = 13,560,000___ : ERGS
25
Out : ASLEEP
28
Landed property : ACRES
29
Capsized, with "over" : KEELED
32
Marilyn of the Met : HORNE
34
Game with forfeits : LOO
35
Part of a restaurant bill: Abbr. : BEV
37
Of bodily motion : GESTICAL
38
Was attracted : TEMPTED
39
Poe poem : ULALUME
40
"Peter Pan" extras : PIRATES
41
Switchblade : SHIV
42
Ignorant : UNAWARE
43
Range of colors : PALETTE
44
Wile : SLYNESS
46
Stars and bars : AWARDS
50
Acclaim : EXALT
51
Razz : TEASE
54
Maryland player, for short : TERP
56
Director Meyer : RUSS
59
Doctor of film : LAO
61
Windows platform : DOS

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

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