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New York Times, Friday, January 17, 2003

Author:
Sherry O. Blackard
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 22 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0117 ( 19,428 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Woman in a "Paint Your Wagon" song : ELISA
6
They may go on park walks : PRAMS
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Kind of pad : SOS
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Like musical instruments : TUNED
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Loose on : LETAT
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Violinist Jean-___ Ponty : LUC
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"___ Thief" (1950 movie) : ONCEA
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Not separate from : ATONEWITH
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Mountain goat's perch : CRAG
21
Site of Churchill College : CAMBRIDGE
22
1967 Pulitzer-winning novel by Bernard Malamud : THEFIXER
24
Radioactive isotope : IONIUM
25
One who suspends an action, in law : ABATOR
26
___ Aigner, noted designer of shoes and handbags : ETIENNE
27
Romantic verse starter : ROSESARERED
30
Feller : AXER
31
Hand-held entrees : TACOS
32
___ city atty. : ASST
36
Brando, notably : METHODACTOR
38
Web-surfing needs, at times : USERIDS
42
Ideals : OPTIMA
43
Early 20th-century art movement : PURISM
44
Marcher's instrument : BAGPIPES
46
Tough spots : KNOTHOLES
48
No more : OVER
49
Essays : ENDEAVORS
50
Pick up : SENSE
52
Shoe spec. : EEE
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Like typical Georgian woods : PINEY
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Council member, maybe : ELDER
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Places for sgts. : PDS
56
Popeye's creator : SEGAR
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Procedures: Abbr. : SYSTS
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W.W. II area : ETO
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Collectible for a so-called paileontologist : LUNCHBOX
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Up : INCREASE
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Check on : SEEAFTER
5
Some ballet twosomes : ADAGIOS
6
Find a job for : PLACE
7
Fix, as a road : RETAR
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Little bit : ATOM
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Quintessential news headline : MANBITESDOG
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Olympics no-no : STEROID
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Came home feet first, maybe : SLIDIN
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Overpower in battle : OUTGUN
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Be up to something : SCHEME
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Red or white : WINE
22
Renowned 1939 film setting : TARA
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Site of raw material? : XRATEDMOVIE
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Suffix with smack : EROO
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Stinkers : RATS
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Command level: Abbr. : ECH
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With real effort : ACTIVELY
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Allowances : STIPENDS
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Duke in "King Henry VI" : SOMERSET
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Skipping syllables : TRAS
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Fender benders, e.g. : MISHAPS
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Puts side by side : APPOSES
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Household expenses : UPKEEP
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Lay out : SUNNED
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Wears down : ERODES
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Solemnity : RITE
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Kentucky college : BEREA
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From Nineveh: Abbr. : ASSYR
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Like "War and Peace" : LONG
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Ambulances' destinations: Abbr. : ERS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later.

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