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New York Times, Monday, September 4, 2000

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FHJVZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 59 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0904 ( 18,563 )

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Arm bones : RADII
6
Tiny swab : QTIP
10
Rat-___ : ATAT
14
"___ We All?" (old show tune) : ARENT
15
With the bow, in music : ARCO
16
Falls behind : LAGS
17
Cores : GISTS
18
Christmas song : NOEL
19
Money in Milano : LIRE
20
Witch's phrase, in "Macbeth" : TOILANDTROUBLE
23
Dolt : ASS
24
Alliance since 1948: Abbr. : OAS
25
Washington's ___ Sound : PUGET
27
Pep rally cry : GOTEAM
30
Tennis champ Ilie : NASTASE
32
Resolutely : DEADSET
35
Bricks measure : TON
36
End of beach season, to many : LABORDAYWEEKEND
41
Sheep-ish one : EWE
42
Impart, as values : INSTILL
43
Pathetic bumbler : SADSACK
46
Polite turndown : NOMAAM
50
Beginners : TYROS
51
Summer hours in Pa. : EDT
53
Baton Rouge sch. : LSU
54
Piece of unfinished business : WORKINPROGRESS
59
It goes to waist : BELT
60
Deserving a C : SOSO
61
Integrates : MIXES
62
___ fruit : UGLI
63
Nutrient in spinach : IRON
64
Skirt style : ALINE
65
Boxer's punching spot : NOSE
66
Ditto : SAME
67
Midterms and finals : TESTS
Down
1
Disheveled : RAGTAG
2
Bach piece : ARIOSO
3
Partner of cease : DESIST
4
The "I" in IHOP: Abbr. : INTL
5
"___ Long Way to Tipperary" : ITSA
6
Lecture follower, briefly : QANDA
7
Gaits slower than gallops : TROTS
8
Cake decorator : ICER
9
Game on horseback : POLO
10
Nearly : ALLBUT
11
Follow too closely : TAILGATE
12
Consents to : AGREESON
13
Mao ___-tung : TSE
21
Wandering : NOMADIC
22
Raises : UPS
26
Care for : TEND
28
Old name for Tokyo : EDO
29
___ Lingus : AER
30
Former Speaker Gingrich : NEWT
31
Corroded : ATEINTO
33
Moist, as a cellar : DANK
34
Method: Abbr. : SYS
36
For fear that : LEST
37
Jackie Gleason catchphrase, with "And" : AWAYWEGO
38
Sleeping bags : BEDROLLS
39
"Telephone Line" rock grp. : ELO
40
Carrier to Amsterdam : KLM
44
Troop movement : SORTIE
45
Request : ASK
47
French writer ___ de Tocqueville : ALEXIS
48
Concurrence : ASSENT
49
Disarranges, as the hair : MUSSES
51
England's ___ Downs : EPSOM
52
Unengaging speaking voice : DRONE
55
Egyptian fertility goddess : ISIS
56
"Heartburn" author Ephron : NORA
57
Coll. senior's hurdle : GMAT
58
Anger, with "up" : RILE
59
Hamburger helper? : BUN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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