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New York Times, Saturday, August 28, 2004

Author:
Dana Motley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Dana Motley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 23 for Ms. Motley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0828 ( 20,017 )

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Kind of engr. : MECH
5
Quiverful, e.g. : SHEAF
10
Cudgel : DRUB
14
String of numbers? : OLIO
15
Col. Klink's secretary : HELGA
16
Brutus's blood vessel : VENA
17
It's full of cuts : MEATMARKET
19
Lift innovator : OTIS
20
Green shade : AVOCADO
21
Editor's request : REWRITE
23
One may carry off carrion : HYENA
25
Pseudologue : LIAR
26
Europeans, to colonial Indians : SAHIBS
29
Bagatelles : TRINKETS
33
Lew Wallace's "Ben-Hur: ___ of the Christ" : ATALE
34
Position : STAND
35
Dr.'s order : MRI
36
It may be in a split : VANILLAICECREAM
39
Physics 12-Down : ERG
40
Blois is on it : LOIRE
41
1953 Louis L'Amour novel : HONDO
42
Follower : DISCIPLE
44
Conversation opener : LISTEN
45
It'll give you the edge : HONE
46
Economizes, with "down" : SLIMS
48
Boilerplate word : THEREAT
51
Like some kings : ONEEYED
55
Rods and such : HEAT
56
Sequin alternative : RHINESTONE
58
Trough site : EAVE
59
Gone, in a way : EATEN
60
Degas detail : TUTU
61
African antelope : ORYX
62
Some gowns : DIORS
63
Wedding couple? : IDOS
Down
1
N.Y.C. tourist attraction : MOMA
2
Peak stat. : ELEV
3
Giorgio's greeting : CIAO
4
It may have an alarm rating : HOTCHILI
5
Window shopper's purchase? : SHADES
6
Marsh fisher : HERON
7
Forest ranger : ELK
8
"Happy Days Are Here Again" composer : AGER
9
Indicator of success in life, to a palmist : FATELINE
10
"Songs My Mother Taught Me" composer : DVORAK
11
It's no longer working : RETIREMENT
12
See 39-Across : UNIT
13
Kind of pay or path : BASE
18
Big makeup maker : MAYBELLINE
22
Porch item : WINDCHIMES
24
Arrays : ATTIRES
26
On disk, say : SAVED
27
Combat producer : ATARI
28
Is very burdensome : HANGSHEAVY
30
Run for the money : RACE
31
Reciprocity : TRADE
32
One who says a lot? : SIMON
34
Make a wake : SAIL
37
Like a basset : LOPEARED
38
"The Blessed Damozel" poet : ROSSETTI
43
Learning center : CORTEX
44
Department store section : LINENS
47
Company avoider : LONER
48
Vincent Van Gogh's brother : THEO
49
Sense, in a way : HEAR
50
Alternative to Chinese or Indian : THAI
52
Common contraction : YOUD
53
Inner opening? : ENTO
54
Evan S. Connell's "___ lo Volt!" : DEUS
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Drafter of the Meiji constitution : ITO

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

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