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New York Times, Wednesday, September 27, 1995

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0927 ( 16,759 )

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Latvian or Estonian : BALT
5
Welcome to the fold? : BAA
8
Offspring of Gaea : TITANS
14
Hgt. : ELEV
15
Like some Wall St. stocks : OTC
16
American wildcat : OCELOT
17
Disordered senses : BATSINTHEBELFRY
20
Nebraska Indian : OMAHA
21
Nautical start : AERO
22
The Key Bridge spans it : POTOMAC
24
Debtor's note : IOU
26
Org. for 34 Down : ABA
29
1945 Dana Andrews war movie, with "A" : WALKINTHESUN
32
Sauna locale : SPA
35
Slippery one : EEL
36
"Loot" playwright : ORTON
37
Coming-of-age classic, with "The" : CATCHERINTHERYE
42
Bizarre : OUTRE
43
Rival : VIE
44
Old spy org. : OSS
45
Go against, with "of" : FLYINTHEFACE
50
Scale notes : FAS
51
____ Paulo, Brazil : SAO
52
Kind of window : TRANSOM
56
Reply to the Little Red Hen : NOTI
58
Room in Rouen : SALLE
59
Is inherited : RUNSINTHEFAMILY
65
Narcotic : OPIATE
66
Take advantage of : USE
67
Adams of 50's TV : EDIE
68
Hostage taker : CAPTOR
69
Communications giant : GTE
70
Side glance : LEER
Down
1
Kind of jazz : BEBOP
2
Hertz rival : ALAMO
3
"____ c'est moi" : LETAT
4
Series : TVSHOW
5
____ vivant : BON
6
Assailant : ATTACKER
7
Migraine, e.g. : ACHE
8
Besides : TOBOOT
9
Bump off, so to speak : ICE
10
____ Aviv : TEL
11
Mr. Landon : ALF
12
Partner of neither : NOR
13
Farm pen : STY
18
"____ Camera" : IAMA
19
Yeat's home : ERIN
23
Nautical heading : ALEE
25
"Oops!" : UHOH
26
Nolan Ryan, once : ASTRO
27
Raises, as spirits : BUOYS
28
Archer and Frank : ANNES
30
"As ____ and breathe!" : ILIVE
31
Afore : ERE
32
Laugh (at) : SCOFF
33
Comedienne Poundstone : PAULA
34
Court figures: Abbr. : ATTYS
38
Dernier ____ : CRI
39
Layers : HENS
40
Most excellent : NIFTIEST
41
Shred : TEAR
46
Leather worker : TANNER
47
Derisive sound : HOOT
48
Hacienda, e.g. : CASA
49
Pot protector : ENAMEL
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Playground feature : SLIDE
54
Kukla's friend : OLLIE
55
Mob figure Lansky : MEYER
57
Hooligan : THUG
59
Charles Dutton TV role : ROC
60
____ tree : UPA
61
Pinch : NIP
62
Convened : SAT
63
Much-watched judge : ITO
64
Retainer : FEE

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

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