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New York Times, Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Page

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {VW} This is puzzle # 147 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 1226 ( 21,232 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Wrong : AMISS
6
Study hard and fast : CRAM
10
Daunt : FAZE
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Game follow-up : RECAP
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Sole : LONE
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Orsk's river : URAL
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Like Green Beret units : ELITE
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The triple in a triple play : OUTS
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Just beats : NIPS
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"The Defiant Ones" co-star, 1958 : TONYCURTIS
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Rocket launcher : NASA
23
Many an M.I.T. grad: Abbr. : ENGR
24
Brillo rival : SOS
25
The second Mrs. Michael Corleone : KAY
27
Felipe Calderón's land: Abbr. : MEX
28
Sony music player introduced in 1984 : DISCMAN
32
Delineated, with "out" : MAPPED
36
Movie chase scene, e.g. : SETPIECE
37
Yo-yo : IDIOT
38
Song from 65-Across that's hidden in 20- and 54-Across and 10- and 35-Down : NYC
39
Just beat : EDGED
40
Hashish source : CANNABIS
42
Massages : KNEADS
43
Some socks : ARGYLES
44
Would-___ (aspirants) : BES
45
"___: Miami" : CSI
46
Cross-referencing word : SEE
47
Organ piece : STOP
51
Pale hue : AQUA
54
Cornmeal dish often served with maple syrup : JOHNNYCAKE
57
Gore Vidal historical novel : BURR
58
Langston Hughes poem : ITOO
59
Back biter? : MOLAR
60
Not discounted : LIST
61
Terse denial : NOTI
62
Trims in Photoshop, e.g. : CROPS
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Itinerary data: Abbr. : ETAS
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Heroic exploit : GEST
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Hit Broadway musical based on a comic strip : ANNIE
Down
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Glacial ridge : ARETE
2
Deep pink : MELON
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Hockey no-no : ICING
4
Rakish sort : SATYR
5
Something risky to work on : SPEC
6
Bleach brand : CLOROX
7
One-sided contests : ROUTS
8
Not backing : ANTI
9
Field utensils : MESSKIT
10
2003 Kentucky Derby winner : FUNNYCIDE
11
Andrea Bocelli delivery : ARIA
12
Microwaves : ZAPS
13
"Lohengrin" role : ELSA
21
Hand-me-down : USED
26
Quakers in the woods : ASPENS
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Most are good conductors : METALS
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Boxing Day mo. : DEC
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Prefix with bucks : MEGA
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Nailed : ACED
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Beatty and others : NEDS
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Easily split mineral : MICA
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Month after Shevat : ADAR
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Unwelcome auto noise : PING
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Vehicles at a petting zoo : PONYCARTS
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Part of S.S.S.: Abbr. : SYS
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Grafton's "___ for Noose" : NIS
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2008 Olympics host : BEIJING
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Razor-sharp : KEEN
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1984 gold-medalist marathoner Joan : BENOIT
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Scoring attempts : SHOTS
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Show contempt toward : SCORN
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Kite's clutcher : TALON
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Six-foot-tall African animal : OKAPI
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As such : PERSE
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Fit for duty : ABLE
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Conk out : QUIT
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"Superman II" villainess : URSA
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Oklahoma tribe : OTOE
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Workout locale, for short : YMCA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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