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New York Times, Tuesday, December 14, 1993

Author:
Joel Davajan
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joel Davajan

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQUXYZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Davajan. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 1214 ( 16,107 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Christiania today : OSLO
5
Noggin tops : PATES
10
Hind's mate : STAG
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Hullabaloo : FLAP
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Open-eyed : AWAKE
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"Damn Yankees" vamp : LOLA
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Ike was one : FIVESTARGENERAL
20
Track officials : STARTERS
21
Testify : DEPONE
22
"Rule, Britannia" composer : ARNE
23
Early Briton : PICT
24
Social groups : CASTES
27
Garlic relative : LEEK
28
Asian holiday : TET
31
Culture mores : ETHOS
32
Coxswain's crew : OARS
33
_____Marquette : PERE
34
G.I. newspaper : STARSANDSTRIPES
37
Cures leather : TANS
38
"That's interesting" : ISEE
39
Opt : ELECT
40
Two-by-two vessel : ARK
41
Reared : BRED
42
Worth : ASSETS
43
Shed : MOLT
44
Escape : FLEE
45
Roman villa locale : TIVOLI
48
Apollyon adherent : SATANIST
52
Biblical beacon : STAROFBETHLEHEM
54
Seller's caveat : ASIS
55
Backcomb hair : TEASE
56
Mechanical memorization : ROTE
57
Smoker's sound : RALE
58
Mead research site : SAMOA
59
Animal team : SPAN
Down
1
Switch settings : OFFS
2
Eye opening : SLIT
3
Kind of flow : LAVA
4
Bell workers : OPERATORS
5
Thin metal disks : PATENS
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Cognizant : AWARE
7
Salts : TARS
8
Dr.'s graph : EKG
9
Most rundown : SEEDIEST
10
Nodded : SLEPT
11
Pamplona runner : TORO
12
Hale of "Gilligan's Island" : ALAN
13
10 on the Beaufort scale : GALE
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Pressure : STRESS
19
Spoon : NECK
23
Intrinsically : PERSE
24
Jai alai basket : CESTA
25
It makes scents : ATTAR
26
Part of the evening : SHANK
27
Put on cargo : LADED
28
Dakota digs : TEPEE
29
Upright : ERECT
30
Blood and acid, e.g. : TESTS
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Beginning : ONSET
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Bohemian beers : PILSENERS
35
Berlin events of 1948 : AIRLIFTS
36
Recap : RESEAL
41
Machetelike knife : BOLO
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Wimbledon champ Gibson : ALTHEA
43
Code name : MORSE
44
1980 DeLuise flick : FATSO
45
Royal Russian : TSAR
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"_____girl!" : ITSA
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Ski spot : VAIL
48
Coal stratum : SEAM
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Hotcakes acronym : IHOP
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Bristle : SETA
51
Revenuers, for short : TMEN
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"_____ sport" : BEA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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