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New York Times, Tuesday, June 3, 1997

Author:
Jonathan Schmalzbach
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jonathan Schmalzbach

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Schmalzbach. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0603 ( 17,374 )

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Support : BACK
5
Hindu gentleman : BABU
9
Indonesian island : TIMOR
14
Nautical direction : ALEE
15
Part of the eye : IRIS
16
Mirror ___ : IMAGE
17
Charlemagne's legacy : HOLYROMANEMPIRE
20
Lepidopterist's equipment : NET
21
Corrida cries : OLES
22
Condemned : DOOMED
23
Marking float : BUOY
24
Tiny memory measures : BITS
25
"Nothing ___!" : DOING
27
James Buchanan, notably : BACHELOR
31
Reign noted for magnificent porcelain : MINGDYNASTY
33
Actress Hagen : UTA
34
Commentators' page : OPED
35
Cricket sides : ONS
36
Play start : ACTI
37
German direction : OST
38
Virginia's nickname : OLDDOMINION
42
Farewells : GOODBYES
44
Chips in? : ANTES
45
Rara ___ : AVIS
46
Semicircles : ARCS
47
Gene Kelly's activity in the 30-Down : SINGIN
50
Hammett pooch : ASTA
51
Stage of history : ERA
54
Disney realm : THEMAGICKINGDOM
57
Draw a bead on : AIMAT
58
Subsequently : THEN
59
Venom : BILE
60
Cache : STORE
61
Stitches : SEWS
62
Charon's river : STYX
Down
1
Where to take a Volkswagen for a spin : BAHN
2
Shampoo ingredient : ALOE
3
Breton, for one : CELT
4
Crucial : KEY
5
What John Scopes taught : BIOLOGY
6
Majority leader Dick : ARMEY
7
Partiality : BIAS
8
Milit. branch : USN
9
Coarse fodder grass : TIMOTHY
10
Levy : IMPOSE
11
Impair : MAIM
12
Bogeyman : OGRE
13
Army surgeon Walter : REED
18
Spherical : ROUND
19
Pronouncement : EDICT
23
Nickname for the Cowboys' hometown : BIGD
24
One who sings the part of Boris Godunov : BASSO
25
Boozehound : DIPSO
26
"And ___ grow on" : ONETO
27
They were big in the 40's : BANDS
28
"A Tale of Two Cities" heroine : LUCIE
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Director Preminger et al. : OTTOS
30
See 47-Across : RAIN
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___ synthesizer : MOOG
32
Stem joints : NODES
36
Termites' kin : ANTS
38
Render unnecessary : OBVIATE
39
Fibbing : LYING
40
Forked-tail swallows : MARTINS
41
From early Peru : INCAN
43
Buxom blonde of 50's TV : DAGMAR
46
Crooked : ASKEW
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B.&O. stops : STAS
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"___ a New High" (1937 Lily Pons song) : IHIT
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Verne's captain : NEMO
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Lumbago, e.g. : ACHE
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Blue-pencil : EDIT
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___-poly : ROLY
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Big Board's brother: Abbr. : AMEX
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"___ Not Unusual" : ITS
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Literary monogram : GBS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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