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New York Times, Saturday, November 20, 2010

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 104 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 1120 ( 22,292 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Word that keeps the same meaning if "cap-" is added at the front : ABLE
5
Group whose 1968 album "Time Peace" was #1 : THERASCALS
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They burn : LYES
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Could still have gotten : HADASHOTAT
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Some people with sports M.B.A.'s: Abbr. : AGTS
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Subject of 1987 Congressional hearings : IRANCONTRA
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N.Y.C. neighborhood : NOHO
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Pharaoh's head? : SAMTHESHAM
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Bibliophile's suffix : ANA
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Mayo setting: Abbr. : IRE
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Charlemagne, e.g.: Abbr. : EMP
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Back : REVERSESIDE
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Coach Mike of the 1994 Stanley Cup-winning Rangers : KEENAN
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___ Poly, school nickname : CAL
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What-___ : IFS
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Platinum-group element : IRIDIUM
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Delete from copy : EDITOUT
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Basketball Hall-of-Famer Holman : NAT
40
"Come ___?" (Italian greeting) : STA
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Yelena ___, Soviet dissident and wife of Andrei Sakharov : BONNER
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Flooring option : ASPHALTTILE
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Short lines at checkout? : UPC
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Diminutive suffix : ULA
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Costume party costume : APE
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Tiny, valuable beads : SEEDPEARLS
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Wide-headed fastener : TNUT
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"Shhh!" : ITSASECRET
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Classic football rival of Notre Dame: Abbr. : USMA
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Hero whose statue appears in front of Chicago's Tribune Tower : NATHANHALE
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Not an orig. : REPR
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Expressionless : GLASSYEYED
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Like some friends : FAST
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Oscar-winning actor with the autobiography "Halfway Through the Door" : ALANARKIN
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Time past : BYGONEERA
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Give the business : LETHAVEIT
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___ Blue (old kerosene brand) : ESSO
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"Insane!" : THISISNUTS
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African capital of 1.5+ million : HARARE
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Fess Parker's TV co-star : EDAMES
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Objurgation : RANT
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"East River" novelist, 1946 : ASCH
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Place to put a tap : SHOE
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Hustles : CONS
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"___ Zoo," 1967 hit : ATTHE
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Super Bowl XIV competitor, for short : LARAM
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Forever ___ : STAMP
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Share of responsibility : END
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Mrs. Gorbachev : RAISA
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Number in a pack? : ICE
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No-good : DADBLASTED
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"The Sacred Wood" writer : ELIOT
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Highly seismic area off the Greek coast : IONIANSEA
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Tank-to-carburetor conduits : FUELPUMPS
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Graffiti, e.g. : STREETART
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Whole world in one's hands? : MAP
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Basic cable inits. : TNT
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It can follow two hips : HURRAY
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One may be dominant : ALLELE
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On drugs : USING
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Bee's landing place : PETAL
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Item of sports equipment worn on the wrist : CESTA
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Three of these make an O : DAHS
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Free TV spots, for short : PSAS
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Start of a children's rhyme : EENY
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Long : ACHE
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Gang land : TURF

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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