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New York Times, Thursday, February 24, 2005

Author:
Patrick Merrell
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Merrell

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 42 for Mr. Merrell. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0224 ( 20,197 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Prefix with industry : AGRO
5
Pace : CLIP
9
Malfunction : ACTUP
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City whose major league baseball team was once named the Naps : CLEVELAND
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Dirt : PORNO
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Domestic animal thought to bring good luck : CALICOCAT
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Persian Gulf noblemen : EMIRS
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Quiet end? : UDE
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Was outstanding : OWED
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Charge for cash : ATMFEE
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Country for which a cat was named : SIAM
24
Readies for drilling : NUMBS
26
Mrs. Victor Laszlo : ILSA
27
"___ With Love" : TOSIR
29
Singer Edith : PIAF
30
Back lot lot : SETS
31
"Little House on the Prairie" family name : OLESON
33
Airplane wing parts : SLATS
35
Southern title-holder : MISSMISSISSIPPI
40
Adagio and allegro : TEMPI
41
Scalding, as coffee : TOOHOT
42
Job for a barber : BUSH
45
Snookums : BABY
47
Fastens, in a way : SNAPS
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Words that are a treat to hear? : ONME
49
Archangel of salvation : URIEL
51
One available in Mex. : SRTA
52
Pays off : BRIBES
54
Newbery-winning author ___ Lowry : LOIS
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Mother: Var. : MAM
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Personality : COLOR
58
Plan for vacations : TIMESHARE
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Directly from the side : ABEAM
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Vaudeville performances : STAGEACTS
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Seed's exterior : TESTA
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Old talk show host Joe : PYNE
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Johann who wrote the Swiss national anthem : WYSS
Down
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Habituate : ACCUSTOM
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Flowers with sword-shaped leaves : GLADIOLI
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Studio output : RELEASES
4
Egg: Prefix : OVI
5
Rodeo sight : CLOWN
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Prepare to skate : LACEUP
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Cause for suppression of evidence : INADMISSIBILITY
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July hrs. in Vegas : PDT
9
Adopt-___ : APET
10
Post-disaster appointments : COMMISSIONS
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Hardly anything : TRIFLE
12
Discord : UNREST
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Stand in for : POSEAS
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Prefix with system : ECO
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Of equal speed : ASFAST
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Blow it : MISSTHEBOAT
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Vacation isle : BALI
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Center of a former empire : ROME
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Aura : NIMBUS
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General ___ chicken : TSOS
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Rigging support : SPAR
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Site for people in white coats : PHARMACY
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Kellogg's brand : POPTARTS
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Words in "The Little Mermaid" after "The human world …" : ITSAMESS
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University of Ohio athlete : BOBCAT
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Prepare for a massage, perhaps : UNROBE
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Flexes one's zygomatic muscles : SMILES
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Royal's attendant : YEOMAN
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Monarch's loyal subject : LIEGE
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Aretha Franklin's Grammy-nominated sister : ERMA
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Dir. for a ship : SSE
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Recipe amt. : TSP
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Turn left : HAW

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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