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New York Times, Thursday, October 24, 1996

Author:
M. S. Maurer
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael S. Maurer

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQXYZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Maurer. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 1024 ( 17,152 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Kind of blocker : BETA
5
Twinge : PANG
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Big dos : AFROS
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Philosopher Hoffer : ERIC
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Award for "Curse of the Starving Class" : OBIE
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Intimidate : DAUNT
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Title for 40-Across : ARCHITECT
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"Ben Casey" star Edwards : VINCE
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Hosp. employee : EMT
21
Title for 40-Across : ENGINEER
23
Horse command : GEE
26
Part of i.p.s. : PER
28
Kiln : OAST
29
Sunny : UNSHADED
32
Salutation abbr. : MESSRS
36
Incite : IMPEL
37
Saroyan's "My Name Is ___" : ARAM
39
Underwater cave dweller : EEL
40
Multitalented subject of this puzzle : LEONARDODAVINCI
44
Dangerous curve : ESS
45
Emerald ___ : ISLE
46
___ time : INDUE
47
View from Klamath National Forest : SHASTA
50
Kind of permit : LEARNERS
52
Hang : PEND
54
N.Y.C. sports venue : MSG
55
Certain training : EST
56
Title for 40-Across : SCULPTOR
60
Third word of "America" : TIS
62
Name in puppetry : OLLIE
63
Title for 40-Across : SCIENTIST
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"La vita nuova" poet : DANTE
69
Gulf war V.I.P. : EMIR
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Have ___ in one's bonnet : ABEE
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Stack up : AMASS
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Quick drive : SPIN
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Borough : TOWN
Down
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"___ sport..." : BEA
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Stub one's toe : ERR
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Opening in "Hollywood Squares" : TIC
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Workout aftermath : ACHE
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Blotto : POTTED
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White House nickname : ABE
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"Good work!" : NICE
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"I can't ___ satisfaction" (1965 song lyric) : GETNO
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Counsel : ADVISE
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Keels over : FAINTS
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Archeological inscription : RUNE
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Whenever : ONCE
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Suffix with mob : STER
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Old Chevy : IMPALA
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Symbol of magnetic field strength : GAMMA
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Deceits : GUILES
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Tangle : ENMESH
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Wife, in Madrid : ESPOSA
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Understands : READS
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Farm layer : HEN
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Like St. Nick's "little mouth," in "The Night Before Christmas" : DROLL
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Recipient : SENDEE
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Happens again : RECURS
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Maximally cunning : SLIEST
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Take away, at law : ADEEM
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Gay : RIANT
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Unspoiled : VIRGIN
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Traveler's stop : INN
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Cheerleading maneuvers : SPLITS
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Conical homes : TEPEES
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Backward : ASTERN
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Administers medicine : DOSES
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Scotch's partner : SODA
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Symbol of happiness : CLAM
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Skeleton part : ULNA
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Forces on horses: Abbr. : RCMP
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R.B.I., e.g. : STAT
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Junior's junior : III
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Native Nigerian : IBO
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Put in stitches : SEW
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List complement : TEN

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

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