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New York Times, Friday, May 2, 1997

Author:
Matthew L. Jones
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Matthew L. Jones

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 33 Missing: {FJQW} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Jones. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0502 ( 17,342 )

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Letterman's last guest on NBC : TOMHANKS
9
Associates : PEERS
14
Burn treatment : ALOEVERA
15
Springy? : VERNAL
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"Little buddy" of 60's TV : GILLIGAN
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Captivate : ENGAGE
18
End of the year, e.g. : EVE
19
"Roll ___ bones!" : DEM
20
Base : IGNOBLE
21
Make out : NECK
23
Vice follower : VERSA
25
Grandchild's seat : LAP
26
Catholic Bible version : DOUAY
28
First Nobelist in Physics : ROENTGEN
31
Woody : SYLVAN
33
Woody pipe : BRIAR
34
Pop vocalist Annie : LENNOX
36
Magic act : ESCAPE
39
"The door's open!" : ENTER
41
Olympic statistic : MEDALS
43
Pacific island chain : MARIANAS
46
Antisesquipedalian : TERSE
47
1944 Bill of Rights subjects : GIS
48
Make confetti of : RIPUP
50
Friend en francais : AMIE
51
Country with a blue, black and white flag : ESTONIA
54
Def, to a slangster : RAD
56
Tilde carriers : ENS
57
Labor leader of note : CHAVEZ
58
Stimulus that causes strain : STRESSOR
60
Literally, empty hand : KARATE
61
Parting phrase : TAKECARE
62
European cars : OPELS
63
Probed : EXAMINED
Down
1
Miscellanea : TAGENDS
2
1980 Shelley Duvall role : OLIVEOYL
3
Chemistry class model : MOLECULE
4
Norse underworld queen : HEL
5
Passionate : AVID
6
Over half of Israel : NEGEV
7
"Seinfeld" character : KRAMER
8
___ Ysidro, Calif. : SAN
9
Feller with Teller : PENN
10
Inferential word : ERGO
11
Qualify : ENABLE
12
Eponymous Lord : RAGLAN
13
It was azure-lidded, to Keats : SLEEP
15
Omission of all animal products from the diet : VEGANISM
20
Rhone tributary : ISERE
22
Julie ___, voice of Marge Simpson : KAVNER
24
Hold up : ROB
27
Single-named New Age musician : YANNI
29
Be quiet, to a musician : TACET
30
Good egg's rank? : GRADEA
32
Certify, in a way : NOTARIZE
35
City near Dayton : XENIA
37
Tortellini topping : PARMESAN
38
Shakespearean locale : ELSINORE
40
Bad-mouth : RAP
42
Fumes : SEESRED
43
Bit of bad luck : MISHAP
44
Gazing : ASTARE
45
Additional charge : SURTAX
47
Lizard with clingy toe pads : GECKO
49
Arctic fur : PARKA
52
Site for a race : OVAL
53
Snags : NETS
55
Make judgments : DEEM
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Marie, e.g.: Abbr. : STE
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Phys., but not phys. ed. : SCI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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