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New York Times, Monday, May 24, 1999

College QB or student body pres., maybe

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 70 for Mr. Paul.
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C
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B
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© 1999, The New York Times5/24/99 ( No. 18,094 )

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1
Ice unit : CUBE
5
College QB or student body pres., maybe : BMOC
9
Go bad : SPOIL
14
Unlock : OPEN
15
Overhaul : REDO
16
Parts of British pounds : PENCE
17
Part of a hippie's attire : LOVEBEADS
19
Indy 500 and others : RACES
20
"___ luck?" : ANY
21
Took part in a 10K : RAN
22
Visible bullets : TRACERS
24
Dukes : FISTS
26
Needle hole : EYE
27
Tiny village : HAMLET
30
Vehicle for reporters : PRESSCAR
35
Standoffish : ALOOF
36
Jungle squeezers : BOAS
37
Cosmonaut Gagarin : YURI
38
10 miles per hour, say : SLOW
39
Barracks boss : SARGE
40
Nick at Nite rerun : MRED
41
Uniroyal product : TIRE
42
Sampras of tennis : PETE
43
Die down : ABATE
44
Pep up : ENERGIZE
46
Eats away at, as support : ERODES
47
Cedar Rapids college : COE
48
Prince of Darkness : DEVIL
50
Soldier's shelter near the front line : FOXHOLE
54
West of "My Little Chickadee" : MAE
55
The Righteous Brothers, e.g. : DUO
58
Self-titled #1 album of 1956 : ELVIS
59
1969 event attended by hippies : WOODSTOCK
62
Light-footed : AGILE
63
Art Deco designer : ERTE
64
Earthen pot : OLLA
65
Military incursions : RAIDS
66
Oboe, e.g. : REED
67
VCR button : PLAY
Down
1
Fizzy drink : COLA
2
Stratford-___-Avon : UPON
3
Group, as of beauties : BEVY
4
U-turn from WSW : ENE
5
Chicken piece : BREAST
6
Intended : MEANT
7
Unorthodox : ODD
8
Amount to pay : COST
9
Uses a hose : SPRAYS
10
Hippie emblem : PEACESYMBOL
11
As soon as : ONCE
12
Bakery implement : ICER
13
Sale-priced : LESS
18
Short-winded : BRIEF
23
Pee Wee of the Dodgers : REESE
24
Hippie : FLOWERCHILD
25
Wore, showily : SPORTED
27
Waste maker : HASTE
28
Pooped : ALLIN
29
Connery's successor as 007 : MOORE
31
Foam at the mouth : RAGE
32
Band-Aid rival : CURAD
33
Rocky ridge : ARETE
34
Carnival attractions : RIDES
36
59-Across performer : BAEZ
39
Sales pitch : SPIEL
43
Sign after Pisces : ARIES
45
Quickly increases : GOOSES
46
Got around : EVADED
49
Overact : EMOTE
50
Terror : FEAR
51
Gymnast Korbut : OLGA
52
17, in old Rome : XVII
53
Drink server : EWER
55
Cabbage Patch Kid, e.g. : DOLL
56
U.S.C. rival : UCLA
57
Passable : OKAY
60
Smelter input : ORE
61
Outdo : TOP

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

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