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New York Times, Thursday, August 13, 1998

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Will Shortz
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A. J. Santora

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 227 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0813 ( 17,810 )

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Beanie Babies, e.g. : FAD
4
Convertible, for one : SOFA
8
Pull an all-nighter : CRAM
12
Mad (at) : SORE
13
Sandwich man? : EARL
14
Prefix with spherical : HEMI
15
Reef material : CORAL
16
Lattices around an island? : TRELLISES
18
Violinist who surrounded an island? : ZIMBALIST
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Sluggish : INERT
21
Paul's "Exodus" role : ARI
22
Acquire : WIN
23
Sweetheart : DEARIE
24
Airport pickup : RENTAL
26
Map out : PLAN
28
Betamax was an early one : VCR
29
Popeye's creator : SEGAR
30
Apple application, once : ALAR
31
Actor Stephen et al. : REAS
32
Stirs about an island? : REAWAKENS
35
Manner : MIEN
38
It may be tempted : FATE
39
Columnist Rowland : EVANS
43
Nest-egg initials : IRA
44
Waldorf salad ingredient, for short : MAYO
45
Common airline carry-on, these days : LAPTOP
46
Pater ___ (prayer) : NOSTER
48
Medit. state : ISR
49
Traffic caution : SLO
50
Prefix with coastal : INTRA
51
Hospital equipment holding an island? : INCUBATOR
54
Sofa part with an island within? : CAMELBACK
56
Bump off : ERASE
57
Turkish potentates : AGAS
58
Siouan speaker : OTOE
59
Lodge fellows : ELKS
60
Kind of wear : MENS
61
Monster's home : NESS
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Shad delicacy : ROE
Down
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Taking shape : FORMING
2
Mideast's ___ League : ARAB
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Trenton's river : DELAWARE
4
Like some stoves : SETIN
5
Dory gear : OARS
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Worry : FRET
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Winner's take? : ALL
8
Spode, e.g. : CHINA
9
Benchwarmer : RESERVE
10
"West Side Story" song : AMERICA
11
Greenhouse gadgets : MISTERS
12
Evening do : SOIREE
15
Bygone leaders : CZARS
17
Lender's protection : LIEN
19
Diamond ___ : LIL
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Have the nerve : DARE
25
Mountain pool : TARN
26
"The Republic" writer : PLATO
27
Como, for one : LAKE
30
On holiday : AWAY
31
Invitation letters : RSVP
33
Way off : AFAR
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Weak brew : NEARBEER
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News van equipment : MINICAM
36
Primitive time : IRONAGE
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Early film maker : EASTMAN
40
On the line : ATSTAKE
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"Don't sweat it" : NOLOSS
42
Wind-borne item : SPORE
44
Spread : MEAL
45
Baton Rouge sch. : LSU
47
Lock : TRESS
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Cabinet member for F.D.R.'s full Presidency : ICKES
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"I can't believe ___..." : IATE
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Cpls. et al. : NCOS
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He sang about Alice : ARLO
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Voyage preceder : BON

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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