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New York Times, Saturday, January 13, 2007

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 25 Missing: {JKQVXZ} This is puzzle # 92 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0113 ( 20,885 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Blind, in a way : TEARGAS
8
Spain's San Isidro and others : FIESTAS
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Children's author who was a regular contributor to Punch : AAMILNE
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Nation of 181 square miles : ANDORRA
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Introduce : PREFACE
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"Just So Stories" author's first name : RUDYARD
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When there's no other option : IFNECESSARY
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Recommendations : DOS
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Hospital dogsbody : NURSESAIDE
23
Brickmaking company : LEGO
24
Adirondack chair part : SLAT
25
"Jabberwocky" opener : TWAS
26
1956 cult film from overseas : RODAN
27
Frost lines : POEM
28
Burdensome : TIRING
29
It lays its eggs in others' nests : COWBIRD
33
Ticks : MOMENTS
34
Spanish rice ingredient : ONIONS
35
They make tracks : PAWS
36
Device that contains an electromagnet : RELAY
37
Seriously break the trust of, slangily : BURN
38
Chlorophyll-containing microorganism : ALGA
42
Landscaping supplies : SODS
43
Some Tate Modern pieces : MINIMALART
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___ 500, annual list of the fastest-growing private companies : INC
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One that picks up the kids? : BABYMONITOR
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Kerosene : COALOIL
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Itch cause : BUGBITE
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French rococo artist Watteau : ANTOINE
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Court stat : ASSISTS
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Some chocolate : NESTLES
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Free throw, e.g. : SETSHOT
Down
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Putts that might be conceded : TAPINS
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Talking-to : EARFUL
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God worshiped in ancient Thebes : AMENRA
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Most widespread : RIFEST
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Frosted : GLACE
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People in trees : ANCESTORS
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Had a tough time deciding : SEESAWED
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Capacitance units : FARADS
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Condition : INURE
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The Christian Science Monitor founder : EDDY
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Brown condiment : SOY
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Got credit for : TRADEDIN
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High-and-mighty : ARROGANT
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Elton John hit that begins "Guess there are times when we all need to share a little pain" : SADSONGS
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Country name retired in 1949 : SIAM
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Folk wisdom : LORE
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Brinks : RIMS
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Like some air fresheners : PINY
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Aesop character with a country cousin : TOWNMOUSE
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Napoleon, e.g. : CORSICAN
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Exclusive meeting : ONEONONE
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Kansas State athletes : WILDCATS
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Squeezers : BOAS
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National instruments of Guatemala : MARIMBAS
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Insignificant : PUNY
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Cross references? : BIBLES
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Detectives check them : ALIBIS
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Not quite on time : LATISH
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Blue ___ : GROTTO
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Still : ATREST
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Home of the Calendar Islands, once thought to total 365 in number : MAINE
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Teen affliction : ANGST
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Be angry : BOIL
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Gob : LOT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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