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New York Times, Thursday, August 17, 1995

Author:
Rand H. Burns
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rand H. Burns

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Burns. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0817 ( 16,718 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Aesop, e.g. : FABULIST
9
Rogues : SCAMPS
15
Slowly fade : EVANESCE
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McKinley's first Vice President : HOBART
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Lute family member : MANDOLIN
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A.A. affiliate : ALANON
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Diminutive suffix : ULA
20
Born : NEE
21
Comparison test item : BRANDX
22
Novelist Jaffe : RONA
24
Object of a literary hunt : SNARK
26
Hoover and Roosevelt, e.g. : DAMS
28
Breaks : SNAPS
30
____-Magnon : CRO
31
Shakespeare edition : FOLIO
32
Familial marker : TOTEM
34
Tenfold : DENARY
35
Shining example : GEM
38
Renounces : DISOWNS
40
"You bet!" : YES
41
Los ____ : ALAMOS
43
Cowboy's rope : RIATA
45
Blue material : DENIM
46
Corral : PEN
47
Agamemnon's home : ARGOS
51
Does lawnwork : SODS
52
Hitchcock nail-biter with "The" : BIRDS
54
Physiognomy : FACE
55
Qualmishness : NAUSEA
57
Yellow ____ : CAB
59
View from the French Riviera : MER
60
Woman pincher, maybe : CORSET
61
Jawbone : MANDIBLE
63
60's weather satellites : ARIELS
64
Distaste : AVERSION
65
American Dadaist : MANRAY
66
Suffuse : PERMEATE
Down
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Thighbones : FEMURS
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Land of Arthurian legend : AVALON
3
Tropical flavor : BANANA
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Sturm ____ Drang (turmoil) : UND
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Mr. Trotsky : LEON
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British ____ : ISLES
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Ologies : SCIENCES
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Perfect rating : TEN
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"Jaws" terror : SHARK
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Drink type : COLA
11
Strand : ABANDON
12
"...from Rangoon to ____": Kipling : MANDALAY
13
Senator who gave Golden Fleece awards : PROXMIRE
14
A.M. or F.M. broadcaster : STN
21
Sib : BRO
23
Quick to learn : APT
25
Munitions maker : ARMORER
27
Fermented sauces : SOYS
29
Site of iniquity in antiquity : SODOM
31
Mediterranean holiday : FESTA
33
"____ the season..." : TIS
34
Genetic strands : DNA
35
Flits (about) : GADS
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Tragedienne ____ Duse, 1859-1924 : ELEONORA
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Chinese : MANDARIN
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National park near Mount Rushmore : WINDCAVE
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Warranty violator : MISUSER
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Kennel sound : ARF
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____ mater (brain cover) : PIA
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Its only neighbor is Senegal : GAMBIA
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Spotted cat : OCELOT
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Unruffled : SERENE
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"Heavens to ____!" : BETSY
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More logical : SANER
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Actress Ward : SELA
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House ad abbr. : BDRM
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Overhead item, at Daytona : CAM
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Triple-A handout : MAP
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British verb ending : ISE

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

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