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New York Times, Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Author:
Patrick Blindauer
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Blindauer

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {KX} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Blindauer. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 1024 ( 21,169 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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7-Up flavor : LIME
5
Easter serving : LAMB
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Funny ones : RIOTS
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"Just ___!" : ASEC
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Succulent plant : ALOE
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Clinker : ERROR
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Locker room supply : TALC
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*Solid ground : TERRAFIRMA
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*You should have the body : HABEASCORPUS
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Online currency : ECASH
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Catches in the act : NABS
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Pro at balancing : CPA
27
Big pet food brand : IAMS
30
Pageant wear : SASHES
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Erica who wrote "Any Woman's Blues" : JONG
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Bottom of a lily : BULB
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Bank rights : LIENS
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Schoenberg's "Moses und ___" : ARON
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*From the beginning : ABOVO
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Gray-brown goose : NENE
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"The Taming of the Shrew" setting : PADUA
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Sport whose name means "gentle way" : JUDO
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Formerly, once : ERST
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Kind of number : ATOMIC
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7'1" N.B.A. star, informally : SHAQ
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Pince-___ : NEZ
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Shout to a team, maybe : MUSH
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Fall colors : RUSTS
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*The die is cast : ALEAIACTAEST
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*Always the same : SEMPERIDEM
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"Warm" : NEAR
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They're rather pointless : EPEES
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"Camelot" actor Franco : NERO
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Other, in the barrio : OTRA
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Charges : WARDS
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Innovative 1982 Disney film : TRON
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Like a busybody : NOSY
Down
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Wood-turning tool : LATHE
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Stern that bows : ISAAC
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Nellie of opera : MELBA
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*Behold the proof : ECCESIGNUM
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Back muscles, for short : LATS
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"The Black Stallion" boy : ALEC
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Idiot : MORON
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He said "Slump? I ain't in no slump. I just ain't hitting" : BERRA
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Turndown : REFUSAL
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Van Gogh floral subject : IRIS
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Bobby of Boston : ORR
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Male cat : TOM
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Title in S. Amer. : SRA
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Getaway alerts, for short : APBS
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Cry before "It's you!" : AHA
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All alternative : CHEER
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___ Grove, N.J. : PENNS
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Money in the bank, e.g. : ASSET
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Part of a C.E.O.'s résumé : MBA
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Topic: Abbr. : SUBJ
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*Without which not : SINEQUANON
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Black lacquer : JAPAN
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Filibuster, in a way : ORATE
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Alertness aid : NODOZ
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Bud's comedy sidekick : LOU
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Briefs, briefly : BVDS
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"Isn't that beautiful?!" : OOH
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Lacking purpose : AIMLESS
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Round dance official : CUER
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Gallery display : ART
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Canonized figure : SAINT
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One who's not "it" : HIDER
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Look after : SEETO
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Some Peters : TSARS
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Homeless animal : STRAY
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Mimicked : APED
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Pertaining to flying : AERO
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"Follow me!" : CMON
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Leave in stitches? : SEW
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Air quality org. : EPA
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Debussy's "La ___" : MER

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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