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New York Times, Monday, August 12, 1996

Author:
J. R. Bender
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Janet R. Bender

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {CQX} This is puzzle # 9 for Ms. Bender. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0812 ( 17,079 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Gymnast's move : FLIP
5
Part of a regiment : TROOP
10
Air pollution : SMOG
14
Letter after theta : IOTA
15
Singer Gorme : EYDIE
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"Les Miserables" author : HUGO
17
Scotch and Drambuie drinks : RUSTYNAILS
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Not in use : IDLE
20
Actress Skye : IONE
21
Fire starter : TINDER
23
Bartenders' measures : JIGGERS
27
Not him : HER
28
N.F.L. gains : YDS
29
Signs up : ENROLS
30
Poland's capital : WARSAW
32
Three-time P.G.A. winner Sam : SNEAD
33
Labyrinth : MAZE
34
Bulb unit : WATT
37
Pants part : SEAT
38
Cleared leaves : RAKED
39
Ending with origin : ATOR
40
Gaelic : ERSE
41
Daredevil Knievel : EVEL
42
Vassal : LIEGE
43
Petty officers : YEOMEN
45
Act traitorous to : BETRAY
46
C.I.A. forerunner : OSS
48
Rather of CBS : DAN
49
Euphoniums and tubas : BRASSES
50
Occur : HAPPEN
52
Attorney's income : FEES
53
Lotion ingredient : ALOE
54
1971 Clint Eastwood action film : DIRTYHARRY
60
What fans do : ROOT
61
Make happy : ELATE
62
Part of a sound stage : MIKE
63
British princess : ANNE
64
Keep (from doing) : DETER
65
Latest news : POOP
Down
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Cone bearer : FIR
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"Skip to My ___" : LOU
3
"___ My Party" : ITS
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Frisk, with "down" : PAT
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Choir members : TENORS
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"___ Daughter" : RYANS
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"Garfield" dog : ODIE
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Kuwaiti export : OIL
9
Annoyed : PESTERED
10
Much-kicked body part : SHIN
11
Bluesman who sang "I've Got My Mojo Working" : MUDDYWATERS
12
Girl-watched : OGLED
13
Active ones : GOERS
18
Sign at merging traffic : YIELD
22
Tax org. : IRS
23
Sen. Helms : JESSE
24
Word before city or most : INNER
25
Not even a half-star restaurant : GREASYSPOON
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Pointed beard : GOATEE
27
Eye color : HAZEL
30
Arouse : WAKEN
31
Expects : AWAITS
33
Acknowledged expert : MAVEN
35
Forum robes : TOGAE
36
Low cards : TREYS
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Sent back to a lower court : REMANDED
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Fido's restraint : LEASH
44
Lyric poem : ODE
45
Supreme Court Justice appointed in 1994 : BREYER
46
Maureen of "Miracle on 34th Street" : OHARA
47
Beauty shop : SALON
49
Singer Midler : BETTE
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Hall-of-Famer Maravich : PETE
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Where boys will be boys : FRAT
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Paris's ___ de la Cite : ILE
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Concert prop : AMP
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___ de la Plata : RIO
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30's-40's film studio : RKO
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"Uh-huh" : YEP

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

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