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New York Times, Saturday, July 11, 1998

Author:
Fran and Lou Sabin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QVWXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 18 for Ms. Sabin. This is puzzle # 129 for Mr. Sabin. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0711 ( 17,777 )

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Photo lab supply : GELATIN
8
Some kings and princes : RAJAS
13
Circus Hall of Fame site : SARASOTA
14
Shows flexibility : ADAPTS
16
Gift for an Aquarius, maybe : AMETHYST
17
Standard accreditation : DEGREE
18
Rows : MELEES
19
Hieroglyph symbol : IBIS
21
C.P.A.'s suggestion : IRA
22
At ___ (stumped) : ALOSS
23
Old-time actress Negri : POLA
24
Be plenty hot : BOIL
25
Excoriation : RANT
26
Kind of colony : PENAL
27
First name in detective fiction : ERLE
28
It may be obtuse: Abbr. : ANG
29
Retreats : MONASTERIES
31
Consequential : RESULTING
32
They may pick up a few pointers : DOGCATCHERS
35
Hoedown participant : GAL
38
Condo, e.g. : UNIT
39
Curlew's locale : SHORE
40
Pool division : LANE
41
Classifies : PEGS
42
Trattoria entree : EELS
43
Tot's transport : BUGGY
44
Half a celebrated set : ENG
45
Nose: Prefix : NASI
46
Nitpicked : FUSSED
47
Birling matches : ROLEOS
49
Hugh Lofting's doctor : DOLITTLE
51
Barbecue fuel : STERNO
52
Ancient Greek lyric poet : ANACREON
53
Pelé's real first name : EDSON
54
Neil Simon play locale : YONKERS
Down
1
Indonesian orchestra with a variety of percussion instruments : GAMELAN
2
By and by : ERELONG
3
Skinny : LATEST
4
The living end? : ASHES
5
Model cars, e.g. : TOYS
6
"___ no use" : ITS
7
Thanksgiving, for one : NATIONALHOLIDAY
8
Road hugger : RADIALTIRE
9
Thirst slakers : ADES
10
Binge : JAG
11
Logician's phrase : APRIORI
12
Unyielding : STERILE
13
Russian port, formerly Kuibyshev : SAMARA
15
Bobby and others : SEALES
20
Boomboxes : BLASTERS
23
Fudgelike treats with nuts : PENUCHES
24
"Lulu" composer : BERG
26
Like most bowls : POSTSEASON
29
"Throw ___ Kiss" (song of 1922) : MEA
30
Capt.'s inferior : ENS
31
Business records: Abbr. : RCTS
32
Con artists : DUPERS
33
Unvarying : ONENOTE
34
Reacted with nervous embarrassment, maybe : GIGGLED
35
Card : GAGSTER
36
"Measure for Measure" villain and others : ANGELOS
37
Kind of jar in lab experiments : LEYDEN
40
A reflection on Queen Elizabeth? : LUSTRE
43
Century, e.g. : BUICK
45
Proscription : NONO
46
Caramel-topped dessert : FLAN
48
Uncertain syllables : ERS
50
"Sail ___ Ship of State!": Longfellow : ONO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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