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New York Times, Monday, September 18, 1995

Legendary basketball coach Adolph

Author:
Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alan Arbesfeld

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {GJQ} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Arbesfeld.
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© 1995, The New York Times9/18/95 ( No. 16,750 )

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Across
1
Nun's garb : HABIT
6
Rows after A : BCD
9
Exited quickly : FLED
13
Give off : EXUDE
14
Pinza of "South Pacific" : EZIO
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Oahu banquet : LUAU
17
Used : SECONDHAND
19
Gumbo ingredient : OKRA
20
Demand, as a price : ASK
21
"___ Abby" : DEAR
22
"Animal Farm" author : ORWELL
24
Monk's hood : COWL
25
Gallic girlfriend : AMIE
26
Stoneworker : MASON
29
Rabble-rouser : FIREBRAND
34
Apology, to Pablo : EXCUSA
36
___ King Cole : NAT
37
Drive out : SHOO
38
Columbia mascot : LION
39
Cord fiber : ISTLE
41
Bridge or tunnel charge : TOLL
42
Overshoe : BOOT
43
___ v. Wade : ROE
44
Theater district : RIALTO
46
Symbol sharing a "7" key : AMPERSAND
49
Villain's look : SNEER
50
Legendary basketball coach Adolph : RUPP
51
Like peas in ___ : APOD
53
Ukrainian peninsula : CRIMEA
56
Type of exam : ORAL
57
60's hip : MOD
60
Etna output : LAVA
61
Smuggled goods : CONTRABAND
64
Persia, today : IRAN
65
___ homo : ECCE
66
Warrin' Harding? : TONYA
67
Await judgment : PEND
68
Danson of "Cheers" : TED
69
Adhesive : EPOXY
Down
1
"___ Rebel" ('62 Crystals hit) : HESA
2
X and Y on a graph : AXES
3
Dollar : BUCK
4
Altar words : IDO
5
Body cords : TENDONS
6
On ___ of (representing) : BEHALF
7
55 Down, e.g. : CZAR
8
Babel : DIN
9
Place to buy roses : FLOWERSTAND
10
New Testament book : LUKE
11
Marquis's inferior : EARL
12
Twofold : DUAL
15
Dashboard item : ODOMETER
18
Tears of morning? : DEW
23
"Spare" body part : RIB
24
Rescind : COUNTERMAND
25
Asia's ___ Sea : ARAL
26
Peach ___ : MELBA
27
You can believe it : AXIOM
28
News exclusive : SCOOP
30
One ___ (unlikely chances) : INTEN
31
Burn ___ in one's pocket : AHOLE
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"Cape Fear" star : NOLTE
33
Grief : DOLOR
35
Area protected by military planes : AIRSPACE
40
Daytime fare : SOAP
45
Pinpoint : ISOLATE
47
Wish it weren't so : RUE
48
Moved quickly : DARTED
52
Score to beat : PAR
53
Football foul : CLIP
54
Steak order : RARE
55
___ the Terrible : IVAN
56
Formerly : ONCE
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Horse racing's ___ War : MANO
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Banded chalcedony : ONYX
59
6/6/44 : DDAY
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Sept. follower : OCT
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Jazz style : BOP

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