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The Chronicle of Higher Education Sep 08 2017

'Bingo!,' essentially TER
'Black, Brown and Beige' composer DUKEELLINGTON
'Fiddler on the Roof' role DAZE
'If Life is a Bowl of Cherries--What Am I Doing in the ___?' (Bombeck book) MAESTRI
'One ___ doth tread upon another's heel': 'Hamlet' SNIPE
'The magic word' DIARISTS
Abbr. on a pay stub SAMUEL
Alphas and Betas, in 'Brave New World' APEX
American, across the pond CIDER
Bad-mouth OUNCE
Band inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2017 JOSTLE
Bestowed ODE
Blacken on the grill ZINCSULFATE
Bristles at PLEASE
British bigwigs, briefly MPS
Chicken ___ king ALA
Combo-meal choices CDR
Common desk shapes YENTE
Compound formerly known as 'white vitriol' ELLS
Cornerless figures COVE
Cream alternative CAT
Exclamation of surprise VENAL
Fair, as locks YANK
Fall quaff VANDAL
Fictional canine owned by the Winslows MARMADUKE
Foggy state ACE
Generous portion of meatloaf, e.g RESENTS
Get the picture TRIANGLE
Ginger ___ ENDS
Ginger ___ ALLCLEAR
Gnarly ECRU
Gompers or Goldwyn SODAS
Hat or hand preceder EEK
Intro to zoology? WOE
Lyrical tribute NASA
Made the victim of a coup, maybe REMOVED
Marc-André ___ Stegen (German goalie for FC Barcelona) AZTECS
Marsh bird OTTAWANS
Navy rank below capt USE
Not anchored, say ASEA
Noted pugilistic family HRS
Numbered compositions OLD
Numskull SURF
Obscure IWON
One bent on destruction NEEDED
Org. with two orbs in its seal OPT
Overseer of corp. accounts TON
Post-office scale unit NAY
Put to work YES
Quantity of bricks VEIL
Receptive to bribery PANG
Senators' supporters LSD
Shelter for ships IOUS
Shore pounder CILIC
Signal after an air raid OVALS
Snap out of it AWARDED
Source of the food thickener carrageenan COMETO
Split ___ REDALGAE
Stones once thought to confer the power of invisibility CHAR
Sunset color MAUVE
Surveyor who established the Iowa-Missouri border PITS
They know the score FLAXEN
They often keep their thoughts locked up ABUSE
Twinge SEE
U.S. Open champ who lost to Federer in the 2017 Wimbledon final ZEE
Unfavorable vote DUNCE
With 66 Across, nickname for the Piedmont region whose points are marked by academic institutions ... as depicted in this puzzle RESEARCH
Written financial promises ALE
___ Sports Bureau ALIS
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