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New York Times, Saturday, October 21, 2006

Fictional school whose motto is "Draco dormiens nunquam titillandus"

Author:
David Quarfoot
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 26 Missing: {JQVZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Quarfoot. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York Times10/21/06 ( No. 20,801 )
Across
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Out of the woods : HOMEFREE
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Peel provider : DAYSPA
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Pitched : ONASLANT
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"Immediately, boss!" : IMONIT
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Bolts : GETSAWAY
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Adenosine component : RIBOSE
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It may be found in an elevator : WHEAT
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They're taken out in alleys : PINS
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"___ hoppen?!" : WHA
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Vaporize : AERIFY
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Apocalyptic topic : ENDTIMES
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Boost : RAISEUP
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Trendy : ALAMODE
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Musical syllable : TRA
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As a friend, to François : ENAMI
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Oaf, slangily : DUB
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Capital of Manche, France : STLO
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Some cap tossers : GRADS
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Nostalgic person's response : SIGH
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Saskatoon-to-Calgary dir. : WSW
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Jam : BLOCK
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Matter of debate in a sénat : LOI
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Opposite of dolce : AGITATO
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Delivery aid : FORCEPS
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"Go for it!" : LETERRIP
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Performer after whom a clone was named : PARTON
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Shape ender : GON
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MTV segment? : TELE
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Crane's place : MARSH
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Had too much of, briefly : ODEDON
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Go back further than : ANTEDATE
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Turn (to) : RESORT
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Start of a rhyming taunt : LIARLIAR
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Strict Sabbath observer of yore : ESSENE
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Marketing mantra : SEXSELLS
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Fictional school whose motto is "Draco dormiens nunquam titillandus" : HOGWARTS
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Bridge opening : ONEHEART
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Important person on the stand : MATERIALWITNESS
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Seigneur de Montaigne's output : ESSAIS
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Payment that won't change : FLATFEE
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Inexperienced : RAW
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Old queen of Spain : ENA
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Sporty Jaguar model : ETYPE
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Full skirt with a tight waistband : DIRNDL
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1839 revolt site : AMISTAD
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Ruffian, to a Brit : YOB
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Winter track : SNOWMOBILETRAIL
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Directed a cry of contempt at : PISHED
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Not tense : ATEASE
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Helping : INAIDOF
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Foo ___ (Chinese dish) : YUNG
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MSNBC talk host : IMUS
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Make uncomfortably hot : PARBOIL
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Yvette's evil : MAL
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Bone head? : OSTE
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Old English poet : SCOP
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Totally lose it : GOPOSTAL
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Matching pair, informally : HISNHERS
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Opposite of peaceful : WARTORN
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Family in a 1979 Oscar-winning film : KRAMERS
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First-ever speaker on C-Span, 3/19/79 : ALGORE
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Some fancy paperweights : GEODES
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___ et quarante (card game) : TRENTE
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___ of civilization : CRADLE
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Tolls : PEALS
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It might go for a buck : DOE
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Never abroad : NIE
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Take a toll on : TAX

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later.

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