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New York Times, Thursday, March 19, 1998

School phrase with a clue to this puzzle's theme

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 72 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York Times3/19/98 ( No. 17,663 )
Across
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Socked away : STASHED
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Nickname in magazine publishing : HEF
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Live longer? : AGE
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Drive back and forth : COMMUTE
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Secretive org. : IRA
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Abbr. on highway overpasses : MAX
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School phrase with a clue to this puzzle's theme : AMOAMASAMAT
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Dadaist Jean : ARP
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Auto pioneer Karl : BENZ
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Prom rental : LIMO
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Texas leaguer? : ASTRO
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With 12-Down, a "Tootsie" co-star : TERI
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Magic charm : AMULET
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Cry in Kronenberg : ACH
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Mare fare : OATS
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Pays for more Time : RENEWS
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Kind of call : CLOSE
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Gumbo ingredient : OKRA
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Take a turn around the track, maybe : TROT
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Rapids transit? : RAFT
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10 out of 10 : IDEAL
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Character : ROLE
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To be, for students of 17-Across : ESSE
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City WSW of Warsaw : LODZ
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Faux pas : GAFFE
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Sudden growths : SPURTS
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Porgy's woman : BESS
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Cincy player : RED
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"Bonanza" setting : NEVADA
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Relaxation : EASE
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Congratulations : KUDOS
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Old one: Ger. : ALTE
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Slip ___ (err) : ACOG
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___ turning point : ATA
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1981 Ross/Richie #1 hit : ENDLESSLOVE
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Word before team : YAY
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Poet Hughes : TED
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Hot and dry : SAHARAN
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Fun house cries : OHS
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It's a mess : STY
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Silly talk : TWADDLE
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Healing sign : SCAB
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Heavy reading? : TOME
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Long time metaphor : AMONTHOFSUNDAYS
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Sun block? : SMAZE
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Be busy, as a bee : HUM
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And others : ETALIA
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He loved Lucy : DESI
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Words mouthed to a TV camera : HIMOM
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Particular time : ERA
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Femme ___ : FATALE
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It's on public file : AMATTEROFRECORD
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See 24-Across : GARR
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Big showcase : EXPO
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Verdi opera : AMASKEDBALL
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Nissan model : SENTRA
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School starters? : ROE
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Russian river : URAL
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Farmland : ACRES
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Handshake : CLASP
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Spat : TODO
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Author Tom or Thomas : WOLFE
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Charger : STEED
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Two-track : STEREO
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Bring down the house? : RAZE
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Mrs. Victor Laszlo : ILSA
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Govt. property overseer : GSA
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Tellies : TVSETS
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Go up and down : SEESAW
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Pop : DADDY
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Bar creation : SALAD
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Send to the canvas : KAYO
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Young legacy? : UTAH
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Try : TEST
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Roundish : OVAL
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It may be dominant : GENE
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Bring in : NET
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___ Na Na : SHA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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