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New York Times, Thursday, September 17, 2009

Author:
Arthur Schulman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Arthur Schulman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 85 for Mr. Schulman. NYT links: Across Lite
Notepad: HALF-CENTURY PUZZLEMAKERS' WEEK
All the daily crosswords this week, Monday through Saturday, are by puzzlemakers who have been contributing to The Times for more than 50 years. Arthur Schulman, a retired psychology professor at the University of Virginia, had his Sunday Times debut on September 14, 1954. The puzzle below should be easy for solvers who remember their old-fashioned crossword vocabulary.
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0917 ( 21,863 )

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Finishes, with "up" : SEWS
5
Like most radios : AMFM
9
Jordan's only seaport : AQABA
14
#13 in the Bronx, informally : AROD
15
Fair distance : MILE
16
Daybreak : SUNUP
17
Stage arches : PROSCENIA
19
Unsupported assurance : SAYSO
20
Mason's trough : HOD
21
Designer Cassini : OLEG
22
Very, informally : WAY
23
Noble family name in medieval Italy shared by two popes : ORSINI
25
Mischief : HARM
27
Shot : BBS
30
Mountain near Pelion : OSSA
31
Considerably, in Cannes : TRES
32
U.K. neighbor : IRE
33
Stop, in Montréal : ARRET
35
They're often served with caviar : BLINI
36
19th of 24 : TAU
37
Ais : THREETOEDSLOTHS
40
Place-kicker's aid : TEE
41
Tulip-growing center of Holland : LISSE
42
"Fish Magic" and "Viaducts Break Ranks" : KLEES
43
Suffer : AIL
44
More limited : LESS
45
Man ___ : OWAR
46
They hook up IVs : RNS
47
9-Across native : ARAB
48
Rounded out? : CONVEX
51
"___ time" : ITS
52
Construction piece : IBAR
54
"Uncle Tom's Cabin" girl : EVA
55
Westernmost of the major Hawaiian islands : KAUAI
58
Refractive : PRISMATIC
60
Volunteer's declaration : ILLGO
61
S.C. Johnson shaving gel : EDGE
62
Future dr.'s exam : MCAT
63
Attach, as a ribbon : TIEON
64
___-les-Moulineaux (Paris suburb) : ISSY
65
"Horrors!" : OHNO
Down
1
Massenet opera based on a Daudet novel : SAPHO
2
Slip : ERROR
3
Ocas : WOODSORRELS
4
1960s activist org. : SDS
5
Renato's wife in Verdi's "Un Ballo in Maschera" : AMELIA
6
Tram locale : MINE
7
Moas : FLIGHTLESSBIRDS
8
___ culpa : MEA
9
Eri : ASSAMSILKWORM
10
Landing place : QUAY
11
At all : ANY
12
Clear, as tables : BUS
13
Abbr. on a letter to a soldier : APO
18
Ara : CONSTELLATION
22
Small songbirds : WRENS
24
"Mm-hmm" : ISEE
26
Take for ___ : ARIDE
27
Ers : BITTERVETCH
28
Danish astronomer who followed Copernicus : BRAHE
29
Children's doctor? : SEUSS
33
Fragrance : ATTAR
34
River through Köln : RHEIN
35
___ nova : BOSSA
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Ziggurat features : TIERS
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Slave in Buck's House of Hwang : OLAN
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Abbey Theater playwright : OCASEY
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Perrier rival : EVIAN
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Blade maker : XACTO
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Literary character who says "O, beware, my lord, of jealousy" : IAGO
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Major leagues, slangily, with "the" : BIGS
55
Modelist's purchase : KIT
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World champion of 1964-67, 1974-78 and 1978-79 : ALI
57
Diminutive suffix : ULE
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J.F.K. Library architect : PEI
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"Yo te ___" : AMO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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