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New York Times, Monday, September 7, 1998

Author:
Gregory E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 62 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0907 ( 17,835 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Toasted sandwiches, for short : BLTS
5
Politician Alexander : LAMAR
10
Very funny one : RIOT
14
Dublin's land : EIRE
15
Habitation : ABODE
16
The "I" in "The King and I" : ANNA
17
Send out : EMIT
18
Suppers : MEALS
19
Hoof it : WALK
20
Agitated : FITTOBETIED
23
Caustic substance : LYE
24
Mrs. Kowalski, in "A Streetcar Named Desire" : STELLA
25
Hall-of-Famer Yogi : BERRA
27
1950's car with a horse-collar grille : EDSEL
30
Yak, yak, yak : NATTER
33
Buffoons : OAFS
36
"The Wind in the Willows" character : TOAD
38
World leader who gave his name to a jacket : NEHRU
39
Zilch : NIL
40
Browbeat : HENPECK
42
Trains to the Loop : ELS
43
Bring out : EDUCE
45
Fodder holder : SILO
46
Lose sleep (over) : FRET
47
Harbor a grudge about : RESENT
49
Frisco gridder : NINER
51
Softens, with "down" : TONES
53
Golf shoe features : CLEATS
57
Word repeated in "Does ___ or doesn't ___?" : SHE
59
Agitated : ALLWORKEDUP
62
Prayer receiver, with "the" : LORD
64
Sweater size : LARGE
65
Neck hair : MANE
66
Comply : OBEY
67
Turn outward : EVERT
68
Tommie of the 60's-70's Mets : AGEE
69
Portend : BODE
70
"Walk Away ___" (1966 hit) : RENEE
71
Brainy, socially inept sort : NERD
Down
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Strengthens, with "up" : BEEFS
2
See 56-Down : LIMIT
3
Said too often : TRITE
4
Pays, as a bill : SETTLES
5
Chew out : LAMBASTE
6
Have ___ in one's bonnet : ABEE
7
Castle defense : MOAT
8
Wing it, speechwise : ADLIB
9
Visited again : RESEEN
10
Inexperienced : RAW
11
Agitated : INALATHER
12
"Members ___" : ONLY
13
Give's partner : TAKE
21
Long in the tooth : OLD
22
Guzzled : DRANK
26
I-95, e.g.: Abbr. : RTE
28
Seemingly forever : EONS
29
Rabbit fur : LAPIN
31
Writer ___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
32
Reddish-brown : RUST
33
Lulu : ONER
34
Candy striper, e.g. : AIDE
35
Agitated : FLUSTERED
37
Takeout lunch provider : DELI
40
Redhead's secret, maybe : HENNA
41
Basement floor material : CONCRETE
44
Corp. numero uno : CEO
46
One released from bondage : FREEMAN
48
Bank employee : TELLER
50
Antlered animal : ELK
52
Work like a dog : SLAVE
54
"If it ain't broke, don't fix it," e.g. : ADAGE
55
Radio part : TUNER
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With 2-Down, 65 miles per hour, say : SPEED
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Hardly a neatnik : SLOB
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Tramp : HOBO
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Songbird : WREN
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Fearsome one : OGRE
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Hair coloring : DYE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle.

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