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New York Times, Thursday, February 27, 2003

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJKQZ} This is puzzle # 102 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0227 ( 19,469 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Miffed : SORE
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Early in the morning : ATDAWN
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Bit of sugar, say: Abbr. : TSP
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Historical chapters : ERAS
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Big ___ (German gun in W.W. I) : BERTHA
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Olive ___ : OYL
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Slangy dissents : NAHS
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Vinegary : ACETIC
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Baton Rouge campus : LSU
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A driver may come to it : SCREECHINGHALT
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Pay back? : OLA
24
Number of weeks per annum : LII
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Brownish-orange : SORREL
27
"28 Days" subject : REHAB
29
Funny Philips : EMO
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Great plays may be seen in it : SLOMO
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TV dial: Abbr. : VOL
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Sportscaster Cross : IRV
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Far or down follower : EAST
38
Sound on a winter's night : HOWLINGWIND
41
Apple not for eating : IMAC
43
Sawbones : DOC
44
Word repeated in the Beatles title "___ Said ___ Said" : SHE
45
Teasdale and others : SARAS
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Bridal-notice word : NEE
49
Robert Devereux's earldom : ESSEX
53
Stick one's nose (in) : MEDDLE
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Fed. construction overseer : GSA
57
Second person : EVE
58
Five-foot wading birds : WHOOPINGCRANES
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Potpie morsel : PEA
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Shell figure : OCTANE
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"Look ___ hands!" : MANO
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Superlative finish : EST
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"Newhart" actor Tom : POSTON
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Old accusation : ETTU
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Scores: Abbr. : PTS
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Flunky : STOOGE
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Catbird seat? : NEST
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Motion detector : SENSOR
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One with a vision : ORACLE
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Gung-ho : RAHRAH
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In ___ (actually) : ESSE
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Adders : ABACI
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Computer whiz : TECHIE
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Afternoon hour in Bonn : DREI
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Memo abbr. : ATTN
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Old bloc in Parliament : WHIGS
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Cheesy snacks : NACHOS
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It's not free of charge : TOLLROAD
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A 6-Down may oversee them : SYSTEMS
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Opposite of sing. : PLU
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Piece of pipe : ELBOW
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Francis and Dahl : ARLENES
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Home land? : LOT
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Shade of green : AVOCADO
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Not use plainly : MINCE
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Web address ending : ORG
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Legal scholar's deg. : LLD
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Bugs, briefly : VWS
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Construction crew : HARDHATS
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It's not free of charge : ION
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"What's this ___ ...?" : IHEAR
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Philosopher's study : ISM
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"Myra Breckinridge" star : MAEWEST
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Single-masters : SLOOPS
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Yuletide offering : EGGNOG
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Nomination approver : SENATE
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Doings : EVENTS
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Cancels : XESOUT
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Center of Florida : EPCOT
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At times it's stolen : SCENE
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"Wishing won't make ___" : ITSO
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Defense grp. : NATO
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"You said it!" : AMEN
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Get-up-and-go : PEP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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