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New York Times, Tuesday, September 10, 2002

Author:
Wei-Hwa Huang
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Huang. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0910 ( 19,299 )

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Grateful? : ASHES
6
Way off : AFAR
10
Fitted at the smithy's : SHOD
14
Forestall, with "off" : STAVE
15
All-or-___ : NONE
16
Hefty volume : TOME
17
Divided land : KOREA
18
Garden access : GATE
19
Havoc : RUIN
20
Carney and Garfunkel : PERFORMINGARTS
23
"___ takers?" : ANY
24
Not of the cloth : LAY
25
Blazing : AGLARE
29
Turn, as pancakes : FLIP
31
Bit of baloney : FIB
34
Man of Steel portrayer : REEVE
35
Tram loads : ORES
36
Enter only up to the ankles, say : WADE
37
Clinton and Bradley : GOVERNMENTBILLS
40
Lyric poetry : ODES
41
Vittles : EATS
42
Money in the bank, e.g. : ASSET
43
Fore site? : TEE
44
Zillions : TONS
45
Kennel club categories : BREEDS
46
Half a sawbuck : FIN
47
Sculler's need : OAR
48
Robinson and Thomas : BALLPARKFRANKS
56
Reed in a pit : OBOE
57
Drinker's spree : TOOT
58
Checkroom items : COATS
60
Microwave : NUKE
61
Up to it : ABLE
62
Nairobi's land : KENYA
63
Porter's regretful Miss : OTIS
64
Like Jack Sprat's diet : LEAN
65
Shuteye : SLEEP
Down
1
"Don't ___" (comment after a bad day) : ASK
2
Station : STOP
3
Relative of a rabbit : HARE
4
Ending with "for" or "what" : EVER
5
Columbus, e.g. : SEAFARER
6
Ticked off : ANGRY
7
Brew topper : FOAM
8
Nay sayer : ANTI
9
Do another hitch : REENLIST
10
Leave the herd : STRAY
11
Lesson duration, often : HOUR
12
Pass over : OMIT
13
Bears' lairs : DENS
21
Fraction of a 46-Across : ONE
22
Popular clothing store, with "The" : GAP
25
Shoptalk : ARGOT
26
Crystal-lined rock : GEODE
27
Flood insurance of sorts : LEVEE
28
Class that's for the birds : AVES
29
Fingerboard ridges : FRETS
30
Monocle part : LENS
31
"F" on a quiz : FALSE
32
Puttered around : IDLED
33
Outdoes in competition : BESTS
35
Gulf sultanate : OMAN
36
Like Solomon : WISE
38
Just-born : NEONATAL
39
Recruit's home : BARRACKS
44
Bit of advice : TIP
45
Slot machine symbol : BAR
46
Hightails it : FLEES
47
"Come here ___?" : OFTEN
48
U2's frontman : BONO
49
Border on : ABUT
50
Evil Norse god : LOKI
51
Choir garb : ROBE
52
Caffeine source : KOLA
53
"Joyeux ___" (French greeting) : NOEL
54
Classic Welles role : KANE
55
Eyelid woe : STYE
59
Chucklehead : SAP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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