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New York Times, Friday, January 9, 1998

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FGJQVXZ} Spans: 7, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 68 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0109 ( 17,594 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Timeworn, as a joke : OLDASMETHUSELAH
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Prince, perhaps : HEIRTOTHETHRONE
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Errors : MISCALCULATIONS
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Beast of burden : YAK
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Resistance unit : OHM
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Country bumpkins : HICKS
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Flood refuge : ARK
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Bric-a-___ : BRAC
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___ tar pits : LABREA
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Yum-Yum lover in "The Mikado" : NANKIPOO
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Big Ten team : ILLINI
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Some radios : AMS
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Concern for Claudius : NERO
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Lodge members : MOOSE
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It may be glossed over : LIP
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___ Connor of "The Terminator" : SARAH
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Drill : BORE
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Up to, informally : TIL
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Little one : SPRITE
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Symbols of welcome : OPENARMS
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Took (off) : HAULED
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Stole, perhaps : MINK
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Amb. worker : EMT
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Rusty on the diamond : STAUB
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Substitute for the unlisted : ETC
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Hoosier humorist : ADE
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Rich desserts : CHARLOTTERUSSES
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"Giant" and "Cimarron," e.g. : WESTERNCLASSICS
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Head for skid row? : TAKETOTHEBOTTLE
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"For goodness sake!" : OHMY
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"Star Wars" princess : LEIA
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Magnetic ___ : DISK
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Roman candle path : ARC
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Penn or Union: Abbr. : STA
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Hawaiian island : MOLOKAI
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Leave one's mark on : ETCH
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Brief description : THUMBNAILSKETCH
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Abode of the dead, in Norse myth : HEL
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Many Mormons : UTAHANS
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"No respect," for Rodney Dangerfield : SHTICK
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With 27-Down, old English character actor : ERIC
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Start of an explanation : LOOK
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Wilson and Harding, e.g. : ANNS
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The Platters' "___ Mine" : HES
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Up : ARISEN
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Devil's Island escapee ___ Belbenoit : RENE
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Right for the disabled : RAMP
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It's neither here nor there : LIMBO
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Throw for ___ : ALOOP
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See 12-Down : BLORE
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Going nowhere : INARUT
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Menace : PERIL
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Be Bryanesque : ORATE
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Was audibly impressed : OOHED
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Portray : LIMN
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Canned product since 1937 : SPAM
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New York's ___ Bridge : TRIBORO
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Kind of soup, in the South : SHECRAB
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Wear it in good health : AMULET
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Met home : SHEA
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Mission : TASK
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"Vissi d'___," from "Tosca" : ARTE
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Prefix with type : TELE
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___ were : ASIT
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Latin grammar task: Abbr. : DECL
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To be, in old Rome : ESSE
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100 lbs. : CWT
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You can get a charge out of it : TNT
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Kind of show : USO
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European streaker : SST

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

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