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HIGH SCHOOL REUNION

New York Times, Sunday, February 6, 2011

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 142, Blocks: 72 Missing: {FQXZ} This is puzzle # 144 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0206 ( 22,370 )
Across
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Many a download : APP
4
"___ well" : ALLS
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Certain bias : RACISM
14
Some storage places : DISKS
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Emu, e.g., to a chef : LEANMEAT
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This second : ATONCE
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Put down : ENTER
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A woman went ... : TOSEEANEWDOCTOR
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Tricks : PLOYS
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Expressionist artist James : ENSOR
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Suffer vertigo : SPIN
28
Fast-skating #4 : ORR
29
Scratch : CLAW
30
Cause of delay : RAIN
31
In his office, she noticed a ... : DIPLOMAONTHEWALL
36
A superstar might have a big one : EGO
37
Thin overlays : VENEERS
38
No-goodnik : RAT
39
Michelle on a fairway : WIE
40
Not allowing : DENYING
42
She remembered having a high-school crush on a handsome, dark-haired boy with ... : THESAMENAME
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What's that, José? : ESO
48
___ Khan : AGA
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BP gas brand : AMOCO
52
Voting side : AYES
53
However, this man was balding, gray-haired and ... : JUSTAVERAGELOOKING
59
North end? : ERN
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Plains tribe : OSAGES
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Had room for : SEATED
65
Michelle's predecessor : LAURA
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She thought he was much too old to have been her ... : CLASSMATE
73
Debussy piece : ETUDE
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Lands' End rival : LLBEAN
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Bodes : AUGURS
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Zero : NIL
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Nevertheless, she asked him if he had attended her high school, and after he said yes, she asked "...?" : WHENDIDYOUGRADUATE
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Carry : TOTE
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Stew : WORRY
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"One Mic" rapper : NAS
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Actor McKellen : IAN
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He answered "In 1971. But ..." : WHYDOYOUASK
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The Dow and the Nikkei 225 : INDICES
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Object : AIM
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Turndowns : NOS
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Go-aheads : ASSENTS
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1969 newlywed in the news : ONO
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The woman exclaimed "...!" : YOUWEREINMYCLASS
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Chorus girl : ALTO
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Spice holder : RACK
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See 48-Down : SEA
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Breather : REST
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Divorce : SPLIT
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Hall-of-Famer with 10 World Series rings : BERRA
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He looked at her closely, then asked "...?" : WHATDIDYOUTEACH
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"The Second Coming" poet : YEATS
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Thoroughly enjoys : EATSUP
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One wearing cuffs : ARRESTEE
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"Family Ties" mom : ELYSE
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Check line : AMOUNT
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Shipped : SENT
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Feminine suffix : ESS
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Not the way it was : ALTERED
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Some servitude : PEONAGE
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1994 Sondheim musical : PASSION
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From the States: Abbr. : AMER
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___ Michele of "Glee" : LEA
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Midwest capital : LANSING
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Plain : STEPPE
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TV Guide's Pennsylvania headquarters : RADNOR
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From ___ Z : ATO
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Brown shade : COCOA
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Emcee's words : INTRO
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Disdain : SCORN
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113-Across, in France : MER
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Exhaust : DEPLETE
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Father of the bride, say : INLAW
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One who goes free? : STOWAWAY
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With 34-Down, kind of pie : KEY
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Yearbook div. : SRS
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Superbright : NEON
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Trick : WILE
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Soft leather : CHAMOIS
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From the top : DENOVO
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Phoenix hrs. : MST
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Tail : TRACK
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See 17-Down : LIME
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Some jeans : LEES
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Big name in plastic : VISA
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Still : YET
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Space movie villain : HAL
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Rock genre : EMO
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___ Canals : SOO
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Bother a lot : NAGAT
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With 113-Across, landlocked waters : ARAL
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Blown away : GAGA
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Mellows : AGES
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Come together : JELL
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Russian/Kazakh river : URAL
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Brush-off : SNUB
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Laptop key : ESC
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Time piece? : ESSAY
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At birth : NEE
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Sushi fish : TUNA
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Take out, maybe : EDIT
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Take out : DELE
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Say "I do" again : REWED
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Spa reaction : AAH
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Unstable particle : MUON
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Río contents : AGUA
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Canal boats : TUGS
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Mess up : ERR
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Rome's home : NEWYORK
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Symbols of piety : SAINTS
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Hanging piece : NOOSE
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Joanne of "The Pride of St. Louis" : DRU
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Org. in "The Crying Game" : IRA
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Bad: Prefix : DYS
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Pops : DADS
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Valve opening? : UNI
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Bob ___, 1986 P.G.A. Player of the Year : TWAY
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One of the Three Rivers : OHIO
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Nine-time world champion rodeo cowboy : TYMURRAY
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24 bottles of beer : ONECASE
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Mary ___ cosmetics : KAY
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Coming up : INSTORE
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Sort : COLLATE
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Attracts by design : ENTICES
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Palliates : SOOTHES
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Cruise lines? : SCRIPT
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Runner's place : SLED
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Snap courses : EASYAS
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___ and all : WARTS
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Bandleader Jones of the 1920s-'30s : ISHAM
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"Cool!" : NEATO
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Island near Quemoy : MATSU
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Goons : APES
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Opposite of 64-Down : STET
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"TTYL" : BYE
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Reef denizen : EEL
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"Are ___ pair?" ("Send in the Clowns" lyric) : WEA
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Bug for payment : DUN
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Table server : URN

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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