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New York Times, Tuesday, September 3, 1996

Author:
Andrew Goldstein
Editor:
Will Shortz
Where a student may solve a problem
TotalDebut
19/3/1996
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ScrabbleFresh
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Andrew Goldstein

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Goldstein. Tuesday freshness: 2%
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© 1996, The New York Times9/3/96 ( No. 17,101 )
Across
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Confused : LOST
5
Lake in Africa : CHAD
9
Detest : ABHOR
14
Carpet cutter's calculation : AREA
15
Prefix with dynamic : AERO
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Solo : ALONE
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"The Gift of the ___" : MAGI
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Soft cheese : BRIE
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Distinctive glows : AURAS
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Where a student may solve a problem : BLACKBOARD
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"What I Am" singer Brickell : EDIE
24
Actor Lukas of "Witness" : HAAS
25
"Fat" Cosby character : ALBERT
27
Using the VCR : TAPING
30
Marconi's field : RADIO
32
Hearty brew : ALE
33
Enter, as a car : GETIN
35
Frontiersman in a coonskin cap : BOONE
39
Party line? : CONGA
41
Fore's counterpart : AFT
42
Rubber hub : AKRON
43
Domingo's voice : TENOR
44
Skirt feature : PLEAT
46
Ike's W.W. II domain : ETO
47
Slack : LOOSE
49
Feels nostalgia for : MISSES
51
Honesty : CANDOR
54
Shortly : SOON
55
God of war : ARES
56
Obsequious student : BROWNNOSER
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Defeats decisively : ROUTS
64
First name in fashion : OLEG
65
"Big Mouth" Martha : RAYE
66
The Pentateuch : TORAH
67
Tallies : ADDS
68
Balanced : EVEN
69
Atlanta university : EMORY
70
Track contest : MEET
71
Pause in the music : REST
Down
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Lion's trusting companion : LAMB
2
Kind of hygiene : ORAL
3
Electronic game giant : SEGA
4
Chinese discipline : TAICHI
5
Sauerkraut, essentially : CABBAGE
6
Grinders : HEROS
7
Song for Madama Butterfly : ARIA
8
Not an idler : DOER
9
Bond rating : AAA
10
Place for a student's essay : BLUEBOOK
11
Crowd : HORDE
12
Walking ___ (elated) : ONAIR
13
Put back to zero : RESET
21
Jumpy one : KANGAROO
22
Pops : DAD
26
Wine poured to honor a deity : LIBATION
27
Diplomat's specialty : TACT
28
Healing plant : ALOE
29
Teller's partner in magic : PENN
30
Biathlon equipment : RIFLE
31
Kitty starter : ANTE
34
A little night music : TAPS
36
Mineral rocks : ORES
37
Memorandum : NOTE
38
Slaughter on the ballfield : ENOS
40
Reward for a student : GOLDSTAR
45
Surrounded by : AMONGST
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Sphere : ORB
50
Nighttime noisemaker : SNORER
51
A la ___ : CARTE
52
"___ With a View" : AROOM
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Prefix with surgeon or transmitter : NEURO
54
Stockholm native : SWEDE
57
Wander : ROAM
58
Ye ___ Shoppe : OLDE
59
Stat for a goalie : SAVE
60
Peepers : EYES
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1996 Tony-winning musical : RENT
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Timid : SHY

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