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New York Times, Saturday, October 14, 2000

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {QZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. This is puzzle # 131 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 1014 ( 18,603 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Just super : FRABJOUS
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Over : AFRESH
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Go nuts : LETLOOSE
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Therapy subject : TRAUMA
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Adaptable subspecies : ECOTYPES
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Two-hanky film : WEEPER
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Ruse : CON
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Sacramento founder : SUTTER
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Taken : HAD
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Fun : KICKS
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Small flycatcher : PEWEE
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Legendary beast : ORC
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Accommodates, in a way : SLEEPS
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Venice's Council of ___ : TEN
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"Una voce poco fa," e.g. : ARIA
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Run over : PERUSE
34
Stops talking, with "up" : DRIES
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Forbear : ABSTAIN
38
Employee benefit, perhaps : DAYCARE
40
Colorful fabric : BATIK
41
Atlanta suburb : SMYRNA
43
Setting for Camus's "The Stranger" : ORAN
44
4th- to 6th-century Chinese dynasty : WEI
45
"When ___ is punished, its fame is exalted": Tacitus : GENIUS
49
Carte listing : VIN
50
Yawn : CHASM
52
Medicinal plant : SENNA
53
Sched. entry : ETD
54
Back porch luxury : HOTTUB
56
Weed : CIG
57
Balancer : POISER
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Prig : BLUENOSE
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Many a flower : ANNUAL
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Blocks : OCCLUDES
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They're pushed in alleys : RESETS
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Champion's challenge : WHOSNEXT
Down
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Bits : FLECKS
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Show disgust : RECOIL
3
Stat : ATONCE
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Short order? : BLT
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Rapture : JOY
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It may follow an omission : OOPS
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Spend : USEUP
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Sonnet parts : SESTETS
9
In the middle of, in dialect : ATWEEN
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Réunion attendee : FRERE
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19th-century Arctic explorer : RAE
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High : EUPHORIA
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More prone to running : SMEARIER
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Tough customer : HARDCASE
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Like some professors' suits : TWEEDY
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Repressed : KEPTIN
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Converse : SPEAK
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Title of respect : SRI
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Recherché : ARCANE
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Vote out : UNSEAT
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Accelerating forces : DYNES
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Better than average : ABOVEPAR
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Frank Sinatra, for one : BARITONE
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Subs : STANDINS
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Notable W.W. II neutral: Abbr. : ARG
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Colorful fog phenomenon : MISTBOW
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Ridges on a print : WHORLS
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One way to communicate : INCODE
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Like some salons : UNISEX
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Most prudent : SAGEST
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Hose : CHEAT
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Woodchips, e.g. : MULCH
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Osso ___ : BUCO
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Actress Lyon, who played Lolita, 1962 : SUE
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Old N.Y.C. sights : ELS
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One of the Canterbury pilgrims : NUN

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

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