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New York Times, Wednesday, March 12, 1997

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQW} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0312 ( 17,291 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Cookbook phrase : ALA
4
You can't control it : SPASM
9
Ramadan observance : FAST
13
Beaujolais, say : VIN
14
Rock band named for an inventor : TESLA
15
Mr. T group : ATEAM
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Fraternity letter : ETA
18
Hunter of myth : ORION
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A masked man : ZORRO
20
Looking through photo albums, perhaps? : RELIVINGTHEPAST
23
Baseball's Sandberg : RYNE
24
Reactor part : ROD
25
Posed : PUT
26
Place to lose oneself : MAZE
27
Emasculate : UNMAN
30
"Now I see!" : AHSO
31
Supped : ATE
32
Like some eligibles, once : ONEA
33
Eponymous physicist : OHM
35
Party item : BIRTHDAYPRESENT
41
Weed : HOE
42
Caps Lock neighbor, on a computer : AKEY
43
Something to shoot for : PAR
44
Zeppo, for one : MARX
47
Where the buffalo roam : RANGE
49
Label info : SIZE
50
___ pro nobis : ORA
51
Bilko's rank: Abbr. : SGT
52
57-Down measurement : PICA
53
#1 movie of 1985 : BACKTOTHEFUTURE
59
Singer Cara : IRENE
60
Composer Copland : AARON
61
"Interview With the Vampire" co-star : REA
62
Debussy work : LAMER
63
Post-toast sound : CLINK
64
"Independence Day" villains : ETS
65
High schooler : TEEN
66
Some cigarettes : KENTS
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Like a wallflower : SHY
Down
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Declare as fact : AVER
2
Highbrows : LITERATI
3
One critically examining : ANALYZER
4
Hot spot : STOVE
5
Prefix with scope or meter : PERI
6
"Q ___ queen" : ASIN
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Work hard : SLOG
8
Repeated word : MANTRA
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Disconcerted : FAZED
10
Over : ATOP
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Hoverer near God's throne : SERAPH
12
Human ankle : TARSUS
16
Words on a coat of arms : MOTTO
21
Suffix with Alp : INE
22
Center of a roast : HONOREE
26
Queen described by Mercutio : MAB
27
Experience : UNDERGO
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Cultural org. : NEA
29
Quetzalcoatl worshiper : MAYAN
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Wake-up times: Abbr. : AMS
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Surprised cry : OHO
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"Just hold everything!" : HEY
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"___ 1138" (1971 sci-fi film) : THX
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U.P.S. cargo: Abbr. : PKG
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Connoisseurs : EPICURES
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Home of Mary and Joseph : NAZARETH
40
Italian numero : TRE
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Shell competitor : MOBIL
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Genesis mount : ARARAT
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Flower part : RACEME
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Go at : ATTACK
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Wait : SIT
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Unaccommodating : STERN
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Street toughs : PUNKS
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Baby-bouncing locale : KNEE
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Vigorous : HALE
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Land of poetry : ERIN
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Printer's choice : FONT
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Accommodating : EASY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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