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New York Times, Friday, February 7, 2003

Author:
Michael Shteyman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael Shteyman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 28 Missing: {KQVWX} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Shteyman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0207 ( 19,449 )

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Old-fashioned outburst : EGAD
5
"... to your beauteous blessings ___ curse": Shak. : ADDA
9
Soul/pop singer Bryson : PEABO
14
Admonition to a noisy child : SILENCEISGOLDEN
17
Big bang creator : TRINITROTOLUENE
18
Places for seals : ALEUTIANISLANDS
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Mar, in a way : DENT
20
It may be spoiled : FUN
21
1988 Wimbledon champ : EDBERG
24
Record holders : BLOTTERS
29
Arena arrangement : TIERS
30
Country name from 1971-97 : ZAIRE
31
Elimination : CUT
32
Frights to look at : HAGS
33
Like some notebook paper : RULED
34
___ James, who sang "Your Cheatin' Heart" : JONI
35
___ diet : ONA
36
Debtor's woe : BILLS
37
Grabber : TALON
38
Like belly-dancing : SENSUOUS
40
Disconcerting : FAZING
41
Book before Neh. : EZR
42
1970's-80's sitcom guy, with "the" : FONZ
43
Time piece? : MAGAZINEARTICLE
51
Its characters are drawn : ANIMATEDCARTOON
52
W.W. II hero who later had a successful career in politics : GENERALDEGAULLE
53
Final defensive effort : STAND
54
Suffix with electro- : LYTE
55
Buds : PALS
Down
1
Spanish pronoun : ESTA
2
Word with crazy or guide : GIRL
3
"That's ___!" : ALIE
4
Strippers : DENUDERS
5
Temporary : ACTING
6
Clear à la the Pied Piper : DERAT
7
"Runaround Sue" singer : DION
8
Winemaking region : ASTI
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Dirty : POLLUTE
10
Chemist's extracting solvent : ELUANT
11
Mideast port : ADEN
12
Distort : BEND
13
Mint stack : ONES
15
Some strong oxidizers : NITERS
16
"___ Park" (2001 whodunit) : GOSFORD
21
Character : ETHOS
22
"Cheers" role : DIANE
23
Ushered in : BEGAN
24
Diamond stat : BALLS
25
Is positioned : LIES
26
Potential water contaminator : ECOLI
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Never seem to end : RUNON
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Kind of operation : STING
30
Language related to Xhosa : ZULU
33
1942 Abbott and Costello film : RIORITA
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"Give this some flair!" : JAZZITUP
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Codger : BUZZARD
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Hindu belief : TANTRA
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Gobs : SEAMEN
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Go hunting : FORAGE
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Side : FACET
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Flashy car accessories : MAGS
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Without ___ (daringly) : ANET
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"Face/Off" actress Gershon : GINA
46
Dickens orphan : NELL
47
Draining effect? : EDDY
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It may be decaffeinated : COLA
49
Hang out : LOLL
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Hydrocarbon suffixes : ENES

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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