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New York Times, Thursday, October 12, 2000

Hold aside for a year, as a college athlete

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Will Shortz
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A. J. Santora

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 241 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York Times10/12/00 ( No. 18,601 )

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Across
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Tasks at checkout counters : SCANS
6
Scammed : HAD
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Radio music format, in brief : MOR
12
Deli item : SALAMI
14
Bit : IOTA
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"Chances ___" : ARE
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Pageant attire : EVENINGGOWN
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Musical symbol : DOT
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Pageant venue : ATLANTICCITY
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Protrude : JUT
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What's-___-name : HER
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Gets ready to swing : TEESUP
26
From : ASOF
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Hot temper, e.g. : TRAIT
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Unaided : LONE
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Keep it coming : RENEW
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Sails under false colors : PRETENDS
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Old pageant name : BERTPARKS
39
Truman program : FAIRDEAL
42
Significant ___ : OTHER
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Agin it : ANTI
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Journalist Pearson et al. : DREWS
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Princess Diana had one : AURA
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Stone markers : STELES
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Congeniality gesture : HUG
55
61-Across, e.g. : TEN
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Pageant announcement : HERESHECOMES
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___ moment : INA
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Pageant winner : MISSAMERICA
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It's superior to Lake Superior: Abbr. : ONT
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Proof word : ERAT
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Enron Field team : ASTROS
68
Burnsian negative : NAE
69
Comic Gilliam : STU
70
Lessens : EASES
Down
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Wind dir. : SSE
2
Cleveland player, for short : CAV
3
Bar tap : ALE
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Granny : NANA
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Forge worker : SMITH
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Something funny : HOOT
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Nervous : ATWITTER
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Pageant routine : DANCE
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Big Apple thoroughfare : MADISON
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Full and strong : OROTUND
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Fixes, as a manuscript : RETYPES
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Cove : INLET
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Car key place: Abbr. : IGN
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Actress Teri : GARR
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Keyboard instrument : CELESTA
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Place for pennies : JAR
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Handling : USE
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Amount of bricks : TON
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Hot and shivery : FEBRILE
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Computer giant : APPLE
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Part of a pension plan, briefly : IRA
33
Joined : WED
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Lights out, so to speak : TKO
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Hold aside for a year, as a college athlete : REDSHIRT
38
Oozy stuff : TAR
39
Pageant display : FASHION
40
Feeler : ANTENNA
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Stress, in a way : ITERATE
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Straw construction : HUT
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"___ on my bed my limbs I lay": Coleridge : ERE
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Jogged : RAN
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"Stop right there" : WHOA
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Like some college honors : SUMMA
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Salinger heroine et al. : ESMES
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Honkers : GEESE
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Genesis man : ESAU
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St. Louis zone: Abbr. : CST
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Mex. title : SRTA
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Org. with a code : IRS
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Iowa school : COE
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Fool : ASS

Answer summary: 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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