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New York Times, Saturday, October 7, 2006

Author:
David Quarfoot
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Quarfoot

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 33 Missing: {FWY} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Quarfoot. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 1007 ( 20,787 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Specialty of some bakers : CERAMICS
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Fictional N.Y.P.D. cop : KOJAK
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Absolve : EXONERATE
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"Good alone is good without ___": Shak. : ANAME
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It's not meant for a 3-Down : SQUAREPEG
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Corral : PENIN
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Wine holder : TUN
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Smart, in a way : LASERGUIDED
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Facial pair : LIDS
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Shift : DIVERT
25
2001 album that debuted at #1 : JLO
26
Doughy : ASHEN
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Sixth in a pledge's recitation : ZETA
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Break : VIOLATE
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Chase scenes were once common here, informally : SNL
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Part of a fault line? : MEA
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Answer to "Good enough?" : ITLLDO
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Awesome, in slang : DABOMB
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Very wide, in a way : EEE
40
Amtrak abbr. : ARR
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Inquisitor's quarry : HERETIC
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A long one may have legs : RACE
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Author of "The Gremlins" and namesakes : DAHLS
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Writer LeShan : EDA
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Brain, heart, liver, etc. : VITALS
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Not rot : KEEP
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One subjected to disarmament? : VENUSDEMILO
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Kind of dye : AZO
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Expensive string : AMATI
57
Hiree after a move : DECORATOR
59
Word before or after nothing : DOING
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Wooded area surrounding a community : GREENBELT
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Dine, in Düsseldorf : ESSEN
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Once : ASSOONAS
Down
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"Oh well" : CESTLAVIE
2
Choice : EXQUISITE
3
See 17-Across : ROUNDHOLE
4
"Nacho Libre" actress ___ de la Reguera : ANA
5
Jazzman Saunders : MERL
6
"___ you loud and clear" : IREAD
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Flip : CAPSIZE
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Put in a ship's hold : STEEVE
9
Shot : KAPUT
10
"The ___ Love" (1987 hit) : ONEI
11
Tylenol maker, for short : JANDJ
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"Entrapment" director Jon : AMIEL
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"Way of the sword" sport : KENDO
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Ornamental plume producers : EGRETS
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It's big in Latin America : GRANDE
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Convince : SELL
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Zip : NADA
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Hot : TORRID
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Enrich : LARD
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Timeworn : MOTHEATEN
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Writer interred in the Panthéon : EMILEZOLA
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Longtime Indy 500 airer : ABCSPORTS
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Schnozzola : BEAK
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Completely clean : RATEDG
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Some springs : HELICES
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Modern helmet add-on : CAMERA
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Shake : EVADE
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Aspiring bands make them : DEMOS
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1994 Noël Riley Fitch literary biography : ANAIS
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Symbol of success : VSIGN
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Astringent fruit : SLOES
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Olio magazine : UTNE
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Little ___ : ORNO
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Typing letters? : ABO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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