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New York Times, Monday, June 26, 2000

Author:
Peter Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter Gordon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJVZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 40 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0626 ( 18,493 )

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Fellow : CHAP
5
Contented : GLAD
9
Noise at a street protest : CHANT
14
Film part : ROLE
15
Put on the payroll : HIRE
16
Mandel of "St. Elsewhere" : HOWIE
17
Aid in crime : ABET
18
Look at flirtatiously : OGLE
19
Make reparations : ATONE
20
Alternative to briefs : BOXERSHORTS
23
Barbie's guy : KEN
24
Baseball great Mel : OTT
25
Says : UTTERS
27
Russian villas : DACHAS
31
Change, as a hemline : ALTER
33
Brand of sweetener : EQUAL
34
Leave out : OMIT
35
Singer Paul : ANKA
39
First newspapers on the street : BULLDOGEDITIONS
42
Like most basketball stars : TALL
43
Decorative vases : URNS
44
Victorious : ONTOP
45
Chose : OPTED
47
Beginnings : ONSETS
48
Drunk as a skunk : STEWED
51
Animal that beats its chest : APE
52
Superman foe ___ Luthor : LEX
53
Part of a girl's sock hop attire : POODLESKIRT
60
Believe without question : EATUP
62
Young Lennon : SEAN
63
Pulitzer-winner James : AGEE
64
"Purple" writing : PROSE
65
Disabled : LAME
66
Place for an earring : LOBE
67
President before Polk : TYLER
68
Skunk's defense : ODOR
69
Cenozoic and Paleozoic, e.g. : ERAS
Down
1
Taurus : Bull :: Cancer : ___ : CRAB
2
Penniless person : HOBO
3
Trebek of "Jeopardy!" : ALEX
4
Townshend of the Who : PETE
5
Haunted house inhabitants : GHOSTS
6
Traffic controller : LIGHT
7
Singer Guthrie : ARLO
8
Stag or hart : DEER
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Celibate : CHASTE
10
Sexy : HOT
11
Came to : AWOKE
12
Frisco footballer : NINER
13
New drivers, usually : TEENS
21
Willy Wonka creator Dahl : ROALD
22
___-frutti : TUTTI
26
Choo-choos : TRAINS
27
___ of gratitude : DEBT
28
Greenish-blue : AQUA
29
Select : CULL
30
Venerate : HALLOW
31
Change, as the Constitution : AMEND
32
Jar tops : LIDS
34
Folklore meany : OGRE
36
Post-It, e.g. : NOTE
37
Windsor or sheepshank : KNOT
38
Venomous snakes : ASPS
40
Perform better than : OUTDO
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Answering machine signals : TONES
46
Waiter's offering : PEPPER
47
First game of a doubleheader : OPENER
48
Caught some Z's : SLEPT
49
Very sad : TEARY
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Praise : EXTOL
51
San Antonio landmark : ALAMO
54
Norway's capital : OSLO
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Not working, as a battery : DEAD
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Cabbagelike vegetable : KALE
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Dr. Frankenstein's helper : IGOR
58
Singer McEntire : REBA
59
Golf shop purchase : TEES
61
Employ : USE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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