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New York Times, Friday, October 15, 2010

Author:
Peter Wentz
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter Wentz

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Scrabble average: 2.02 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Wentz. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 1015 ( 22,256 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Party bowlful with zing : BBQCHIPS
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Joint : SPLIFF
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"No problem!" : YOUGOTIT
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Bad way to carry something : TOOFAR
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Pitchman who said "It has more seats than the Astrodome!" : JOEISUZU
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Peripheral, e.g. : DEVICE
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They may be fluid: Abbr. : OZS
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Covenants : PACTS
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___ Prairie, Minn. : EDEN
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Sporty ride : VETTE
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Its final production was released in 1959 : RKO
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Cat of comics : FRITZ
28
One of the Home Counties : ESSEX
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Thing picked up at a water cooler : RUMOR
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Year China's Liang dynasty began : DII
32
Part of some cultural nights out : THEOPERA
34
"___ Mine" (track on "Let It Be") : IME
35
Total bore : WETRAG
38
Large pieces of cabbage? : CNOTES
40
Humana offering, briefly : HMO
41
Unlike a type A : LAIDBACK
45
Letters for enlistees' letters : APO
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"The Lamp-Lighter" painter : ENSOR
47
___ Spring : IRISH
51
Solidified : CAKED
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Relative of "Apt." : STE
54
Paradigm of piety, in Pamplona : SANTO
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Have down : KNOW
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In the middle : FOCAL
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English composer/pianist Lord : JON
59
Pitcher Lopez or Vazquez : JAVIER
61
"No problem!" : OKEYDOKE
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Port named for a Norse god : ODENSE
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Setting for half of Chopin's 24 preludes : MINORKEY
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Thrust oneself heedlessly : BARGED
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Flimflams : SNOOKERS
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"I swear!" : BYJOVE
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With 6-Down, gets bombed : BOOZES
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Parts of many role-playing games : QUESTS
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Technology for "Avatar," e.g.: Abbr. : CGI
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Noel syllables : HOS
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See 2-Down : ITUP
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He had Atahualpa executed : PIZARRO
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High-hat : STUCKUP
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They're normal: Abbr. : STDS
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"Hop-Frog" writer : POE
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Flame : LOVER
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Controversial O. J. Simpson book : IFIDIDIT
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Camera hog's concern : FACETIME
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Fans may be worked into them : FRENZIES
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One with an extra-wide spine : TOME
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Half of oct- : TETR
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Let out, in a way : EXHALED
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Crick who co-discovered DNA's structure : FRANCIS
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Cousin of a blackfish : ORCA
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Eddie who inspired "The French Connection" : EGAN
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Nut : WHACKJOB
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South-of-the-border snack : EMPANADA
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Grabbed the reins : TOOKOVER
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Soup thickener : OKRA
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Childish rejoinder : ISSO
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Many went bust after booming : DOTCOMS
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Cause for an alarm : BREAKIN
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What only a select few might get : INJOKE
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Person firing a locomotive : STOKER
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Uses cajolery on : HONEYS
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1992 Dream Team member : EWING
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Ebenezer Scrooge's nephew : FRED
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Noted reader of headlines : LENO
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Official conclusion? : ESE
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___-hoo : YOO
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Nickname for Dwight Gooden : DRK

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

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