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New York Times, Monday, February 23, 2004

15-Across : Senior dances

Author:
Anne Garellick
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Garellick.
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© 2004, The New York Times2/23/04 ( No. 19,830 )

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Across
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Shade trees : ELMS
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Consent (to) : AGREE
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Baby bottle contents : MILK
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"See you later!" : CIAO
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Senior dances : PROMS
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Assert : AVOW
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Flimflam : HOCUSPOCUS
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Roman cloak : TOGA
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___ of a kind : ONE
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Warp-resistant wood : TEAK
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Temptress : SIREN
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One who went to tell the king the sky was falling : HENNYPENNY
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Not just ask : DEMAND
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Commotions : ADOS
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Family data : AGES
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Juicy tropical fruit : MANGO
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Watering hole : SPA
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Perform a dance with a shake : DOTHEHOKEYPOKEY
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WNW's opposite : ESE
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Hackneyed : BANAL
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Wall Street inits. : NYSE
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Wearisome one : BORE
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Archipelago parts : ISLETS
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Some messing around : HANKYPANKY
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Narrative : STORY
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The "A" of ABM : ANTI
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Just great : AOK
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Royal attendant : PAGE
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Mishmash : HODGEPODGE
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Asia's shrinking ___ Sea : ARAL
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County north of San Francisco : MARIN
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Where a stream may run : VALE
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Lots of : MANY
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Clay pigeon shoot : SKEET
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Final word : AMEN
Down
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Talk back? : ECHO
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Big cat : LION
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Nutmeg relative : MACE
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Not worth a ___ : SOU
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Tack on : APPEND
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Bad pun response : GROAN
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Having lots of ups and downs : ROCKY
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Cousin of an ostrich : EMU
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Road curve : ESS
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Morning prayers : MATINS
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Off-white : IVORY
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Theater section : LOGE
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Skating champ Michelle : KWAN
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British gun : STEN
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Busybody : SNOOP
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Dish of leftovers : HASH
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Group of jurors : PANEL
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Jittery : EDGY
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Florida's Miami-___ County : DADE
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Selves : EGOS
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Apportion, with "out" : METE
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Miser's hoarding : MONEY
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Alias : AKA
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___ terrier : SKYE
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Nuisance : PEST
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One side of a vote : AYES
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Jet black : EBONY
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"Listen!" : HARK
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Exclusively : ONLY
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By the skin of one's teeth : BARELY
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Purpose : INTENT
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Omit : SKIP
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Title colonel in a 1960's sitcom : HOGAN
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Military chaplain : PADRE
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Actress Dickinson : ANGIE
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Unsolicited e-mail : SPAM
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"Gone With the Wind" estate : TARA
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Man cast out of paradise : ADAM
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Girl-watch, e.g. : OGLE
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Sharp : KEEN
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___ Pinafore : HMS
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Acorn's source : OAK
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Reproductive cells : OVA

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