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New York Times, Friday, November 5, 2004

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQYZ} Spans: 4 Grid has super symmetry. This is puzzle # 206 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 1105 ( 20,086 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Remove plumbic traces from : DELEAD
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"So what ___?!" : IFITIS
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Language from which "jute" comes : BENGALI
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Causes of modern shutdowns : VIRUSES
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Phillips, for one : ANTACID
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Strange imports : EXOTICA
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See 31-Down : LEE
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Subject of a license : HANDGUN
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First-rate, slangily : DEF
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Come about : TURN
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Sharpener : STROP
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Ore store : LODE
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Green on the outside? : IVIED
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Rummy : SOT
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Saddle ___ : SORES
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Tony New York City address : CENTRALPARKWEST
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Out to scout : GONEAHEAD
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Western news source : LOSANGELESTIMES
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"What's in ___?" : ANAME
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Carrier to Karachi : PIA
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It may be blessed : EVENT
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Prefix with pictures : TELE
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"Not a problem" : CANDO
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First name in courtroom fiction : ERLE
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German 101 verb : IST
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Fix, as a rug : REWEAVE
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"Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-___" (lullaby) : RAL
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Spurs : STIMULI
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Back up : CONFIRM
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Perseveres : HANGSIN
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State north of Mexico City : HIDALGO
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Look for again : RESEEK
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Gertrude ___, the first woman to swim the English Channel : EDERLE
Down
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Actress once featured in ads for Chanel No. 5 : DENEUVE
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Type, redundantly : ENTERIN
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N.Y.C. airport : LGA
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Not altogether : EACH
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Chevalier de Seingalt, for Casanova : ALIAS
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Tossed all night : DIDNTSLEEPAWINK
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"Not now ..." : IVEGOTAHEADACHE
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Arrange a date for : FIXUP
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Flatten, in a way : IRON
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Bit of reproach : TUT
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St. ___ of Seville, author of the encyclopedia Etymologiae : ISIDORE
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Pulls out : SECEDES
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Cheap rental in Monopoly : BALTIC
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Least vulnerable : SAFEST
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Write ... or go fishing? : DROPALINE
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Challenging tennis play : NETGAME
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Beginner's pool feat : LOWDIVE
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Hum, e.g. : DRONE
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Skim the surface? : SKATE
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With 18-Across, "Sense and Sensibility" director : ANG
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Hi-___ : RES
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Not exactly on time : LATISH
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Kind of general : ONESTAR
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Chowder go-with : SALTINE
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Charles who co-founded a brokerage : MERRILL
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Double or triple, say : ENLARGE
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Protector of sailors, by tradition : STELMO
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"The Color Purple" woman : CELIE
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Roundish : OVOID
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Subterfuge : RUSE
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Frankfurt finale : ENDE
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Classic sports cars : MGS
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Extreme : FAR

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

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