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New York Times, Saturday, January 10, 2004

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 62, Blocks: 37 Missing: {FGJKQZ} This is puzzle # 74 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0110 ( 19,786 )

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Tim Russert venue : CNBC
5
Had an assignation : TRYSTED
12
Tribune Company competitor : HEARST
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Have a tête-à-tête with : SEEALONE
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Store sign : ONSALE
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Argues : HASWORDS
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Store sign : YESWEREOPEN
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Matisse's "La Tristesse du ___" : ROI
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Initiation declaration : SOLEMNVOW
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Elton John and others : SIRS
23
Like some floor polish : PINEY
24
Center : MIDST
25
Benjamins : CNOTES
27
Some princesses : RANEES
28
Phil Niekro and others : BRAVES
29
Dip into : PERUSE
30
Eye parts: Var. : IRIDES
31
Fair to middling : MODEST
32
One giving the silent treatment : MIMER
33
"___ abed and daylight slumber / Were not meant for man alive": Housman : MORNS
34
Tabloid topic : PAIR
35
Not-too-spicy cuisine : CANTONESE
39
She's a doll : ANN
40
In modern lingo, an urban male who devotes much time to his appearance and lifestyle : METROSEXUAL
42
Provide a segue for : LEADINTO
44
What's left : ESTATE
45
Sign-up : ENLISTEE
46
Places for pilots : STOVES
47
Perfume ingredient : ROSEOIL
48
Something to shoot through : LENS
Down
1
___ sum (Chinese flowering cabbage) : CHOY
2
Spanish infants : NENES
3
Boito's Mefistofele, e.g. : BASSO
4
CNN screen feature : CRAWL
5
Three-legged ornamental table : TEAPOY
6
Fix, as a costume : RESEW
7
[That is, like, so last week] : YAWN
8
Driver's caution : SLO
9
Superlatively hot : TORRIDEST
10
Check mate? : ENDORSEE
11
Stops : DESISTS
13
Teen party : SLEEPOVER
14
House wreckers : TERMITES
15
Heads (off) : SHOVES
19
Feminine suffixes : ENNES
22
___ headache : SINUS
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Imbroglio : MARESNEST
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Ones in joint custody? : CRIMINALS
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Candidate of 2000 : NADER
27
Christmas carolers often get them : REDNOSES
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"Music for Airports" composer : BRIANENO
29
___-Novo (Benin's capital) : PORTO
30
Sticker : IMPALER
31
Missouri Compromise signer : MONROE
33
Company that makes Othello : MATTEL
35
Prefix with grade : CENTI
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Panegyrize : EXTOL
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Worldly : SUAVE
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Put away : EATEN
40
___ soup : MISO
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Exhibiting greater moderation : LESS
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When repeated, a classic horror movie line : DIE

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

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