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New York Times, Wednesday, January 29, 2003

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXY} This is puzzle # 91 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0129 ( 19,440 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Much of the back of a baseball card : STATS
6
Mac, e.g. : COAT
10
Genesis victim : ABEL
14
Piece of cave art : MURAL
15
Hawaii County's seat : HILO
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Our Gang pooch : PETE
17
Yemeni thieves' hangout? : ADENINADEN
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Keen about : INTO
20
Jockey Turcotte : RON
21
Wrecker's job : TOW
22
Marketing lures : REBATES
24
Blond hair, hot temper, etc. : TRAITS
26
Pouts : MOUES
27
Chaucer pilgrim : REEVE
29
Nebraska river : PLATTE
33
Fine fiddle, for short : STRAD
36
Musket attachment? : EER
38
Obie or Edgar : AWARD
39
"Indeed!" : AMEN
40
Sing-along syllable : TRA
41
Racer Luyendyk : ARIE
42
Strengthens, with "up" : BEEFS
44
Schuss or wedel : SKI
45
Dish's partner in flight : SPOON
46
Disassembler : UNDOER
48
Dwight licked him twice : ADLAI
50
Flinch, say : REACT
52
Give power to : ENABLE
56
Greek city-state : CORINTH
59
On vacation : OFF
60
Galley tool : OAR
61
Eggs order : OVER
62
Why the tourist departed for Africa? : TOGOTOTOGO
65
Actress Ward : SELA
66
P.D.Q. : ASAP
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Tore to the ground : RAZED
68
Quotation attribution: Abbr. : ANON
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Shrimpers' gear : NETS
70
John of plow fame : DEERE
Down
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Eligible for Mensa : SMART
2
Henry VIII's house : TUDOR
3
Fight locale : ARENA
4
Whip but good : TAN
5
Like a revealing skirt, maybe : SLITTED
6
Plug of tobacco : CHAW
7
Suffix with fact or planet : OID
8
Oldsmobile model : ALERO
9
Get into shape : TONEUP
10
Actress Zadora visited Samoa's capital? : APIASAWAPIA
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Out of shape : BENT
12
Kitchen annex? : ETTE
13
Thirteen popes : LEOS
18
Schnozzola : NOSE
23
Gymnastics coach Karolyi : BELA
25
Mideast Olympic marathoner's claim? : IRANFORIRAN
26
African mongoose : MEERKAT
28
Docs for dachshunds : VETS
30
Poi base : TARO
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Rock's Cream, for instance : TRIO
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Perfect place : EDEN
33
"Elephant Boy" boy : SABU
34
Some feds : TMEN
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Marsh growth : REED
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Fridge foray : RAID
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"As ___ on TV!" : SEEN
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Fred played by Redd : SANFORD
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Wicker material : RATTAN
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Hit the road : LEFT
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X'd, as a candidate's name : CHOSE
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Likker : BOOZE
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Stein contents : LAGER
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Chip away at : ERODE
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___ Nostra : COSA
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Place for a cake : OVEN
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Move, in the realty biz : RELO
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"So sorry!" : OOPS
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Gun moll's gun : GAT
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___ kwon do : TAE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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