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New York Times, Tuesday, December 16, 2003

Author:
M. Francis Vuolo
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael Vuolo

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Vuolo. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 1216 ( 19,761 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Starting four : ABCD
5
Arm or leg : LIMB
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Goes on the fritz : FAILS
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Whopper maker : LIAR
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Teen ___ : IDOL
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River of Pakistan : INDUS
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Fill beyond full : SATE
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First name in scat : ELLA
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Bailout button : EJECT
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Horse-racing financial system? : STABLEECONOMY
23
Dairy airs? : MOOS
24
Striped antelope : KUDU
25
Jean on the screen : HARLOW
28
Young newts : EFTS
29
Company that makes Wite-Out : BIC
32
At full speed : AMAIN
33
Lotion additive : ALOE
34
Actor's pursuit : ROLE
35
Races horses to gain authority? : JOCKEYSFORPOWER
38
Music player, for short : JUKE
39
"What time ___?" : ISIT
40
Put up with : ABIDE
41
Receiver of many Apr. checks : IRS
42
Closely related : AKIN
43
Is on the same page, so to speak : AGREES
44
Gave lines to : CUED
45
Peter Fonda role : ULEE
46
Government support for horse-racing equipment? : CROPSUBSIDIES
51
Plant life : FLORA
52
Sharer's word : OURS
53
Abbr. before ZIP code 10001 : NYNY
55
Oscar winner Marisa : TOMEI
56
Word processor option : UNDO
57
Toledo's lake : ERIE
58
Primitive fishing tool : SPEAR
59
Comedic Laurel : STAN
60
Iron pumper's count : REPS
Down
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Rev. Sharpton and others : ALS
2
Prejudice : BIAS
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Suffragist Carrie Chapman ___ : CATT
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Surrealistic : DREAMLIKE
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Stay out of sight : LIELOW
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Runs without moving : IDLES
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Suburban tunneler : MOLE
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Great Plains Indian : BLACKFOOT
9
Maniacs : FIENDS
10
Certain pear : ANJOU
11
The same, in bibliographies : IDEM
12
Desi loved her : LUCY
13
Retired speedster : SST
21
Trailblazing Daniel : BOONE
22
External : OUTER
25
Pilgrim to Mecca : HAJJI
26
Love in l'après-midi : AMOUR
27
Oven appurtenances : RACKS
28
Pixie-sized : ELFIN
29
Jim at the Alamo : BOWIE
30
___-France : ILEDE
31
First known asteroid : CERES
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Hard-working : ASSIDUOUS
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"All in the Family" co-star : ROBREINER
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"Egads!" : YIKES
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Beeped : PAGED
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Domestic from overseas : AUPAIR
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Grammy winner Krauss : ALISON
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Jazz's Chick : COREA
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Abbr. on a food label : USRDA
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Horse's footfall : CLOP
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Seven Hills city : ROME
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Minor hit : BUNT
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Brontë heroine : EYRE
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Short cut? : SNIP
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Knox and Dix: Abbr. : FTS
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"You bet!" : YES

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

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