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New York Times, Saturday, March 30, 1996

Author:
D. R. Stark
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Daniel R. Stark

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Stark. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0330 ( 16,944 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Numinous : MYSTICAL
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Try out : SAMPLE
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Independence : AUTONOMY
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Donny or Marie Osmond : UTAHAN
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Monk's garment : SCAPULAR
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Extends : RENEWS
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Charade : ACT
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Running slow : IDLING
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"Tag" : NAME
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Shake : DAUNT
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More slippery : ICIER
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___Bernardino : SAN
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On the main : ASEA
29
Vanilla, e.g. : BEAN
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City founded as Naniwa : OSAKA
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Kings' group, for short : NHL
34
Like loaf bread : LEAVENED
36
Lowering : OMINOUS
40
Rainbows : SPECTRA
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Witch hazel is one : LINIMENT
43
Previous word : ERE
44
First name in cosmetics : ESTEE
45
Parts of joules : ERGS
47
Siva's consort, in Hinduism : DEVI
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Blonde shade : ASH
52
Clip : SHEAR
54
French family members : PERES
55
Rebuffs : NOES
57
Busy : ORNATE
59
Carnival site : RIO
60
One with a foil : DUELER
62
It's hard to hit : SPITBALL
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"___Bath Book" ("Sesame Street" volume) : ERNIES
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Managed : OPERATED
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Brain stumper : RIDDLE
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Meat tenderizer : MARINADE
Down
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Ancient fortress on the Dead Sea : MASADA
2
Joshua trees : YUCCAS
3
Bronze, e.g. : STATUE
4
Exceed : TOP
5
Arctic dweller : INUIT
6
Weak, as a scent : COLD
7
Charlotte___, V.I. : AMALIE
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Melodious : LYRICAL
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Big polling news : SURGE
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Worried, with "at" : ATE
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"Buddenbrooks" author : MANN
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Dish at a royal feast : PHEASANT
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Member of Congress : LAWMAKER
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Baja California city : ENSENADA
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Good gymnastics scores : NINES
24
Girl in a Robert Burns poem : NANNIE
26
Pirate : ROVER
29
One side in the Civil War : BLUE
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Drop out : SECEDE
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Realtor's concerns : HOMES
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Galoots : APES
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Poisonous shrub : OLEANDER
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Famous surrender site : MISSOURI
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Ultimately : INTHEEND
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Rude look : SNEER
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Window variety : TRANSOM
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Unaged Italian brandy : GRAPPA
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Slips on a slip? : ERRATA
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Like Salome : VEILED
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Wagner soprano : ISOLDE
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Richard III's need : HORSE
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Kind of dish : PETRI
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Gradually fell : SLID
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Gallery : TIER
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Sea shocker : EEL
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Sure competitor : BAN

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