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New York Times, Tuesday, March 4, 1997

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJVX} This is puzzle # 12 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0304 ( 17,283 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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"Let's go!" : CMON
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Miss Cinders of old comics : ELLA
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Stravinsky's "Le ___ du printemps" : SACRE
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It's pulled on a pulley : ROPE
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Music for two : DUET
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Farm units : ACRES
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Once more : ANEW
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Schooner part : MAST
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Signified : MEANT
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Hit NBC comedy : MADABOUTYOU
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Passing grade : CEE
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Director Howard : RON
25
X's in bowling : STRIKES
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It's behind home plate : BACKSTOP
32
Sugar source : CANE
33
"___ American Cousin" (1859 comedy) : OUR
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Results of big hits? : COMAS
36
"Gandhi" setting : INDIA
39
Shiite, e.g. : ARAB
41
1997 has two : NINES
43
Brothers and sisters : SIBS
44
Flattens : RAZES
46
Plains home : TEPEE
48
Tam-o'-shanter : CAP
49
Yin's counterpart : YANG
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Not the subs : STARTERS
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Liberace wore them : SEQUINS
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A.F.L.'s partner : CIO
57
Tempe sch. : ASU
58
Novelty timepiece : CUCKOOCLOCK
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Cinnamon unit : STICK
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___-Seltzer : ALKA
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First name in supermodeldom : ELLE
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Actress Berry : HALLE
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Alice doesn't work here anymore : MELS
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Campus authority : DEAN
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Buzzing : ASTIR
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Organic fuel : PEAT
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Klutz's utterance : OOPS
Down
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Pack in : CRAM
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"___ Lisa" : MONA
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Like a William Safire piece : OPED
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Alternative to J.F.K. and La Guardia : NEWARK
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Oilers' home : EDMONTON
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Molokai meal : LUAU
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For fear that : LEST
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Esqs. : ATTYS
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Belushi character on "S.N.L." : SAMURAI
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Expert : ACE
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Bartender's supply : CRACKEDICE
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"Walk Away ___" (1966 hit) : RENEE
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___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
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Pear type : BOSC
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Like some stocks, for short : OTC
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Lodges : INNS
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Part of an old English Christmas feast : BOAR
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Atmosphere : AURA
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Hodgepodge : CRAZYQUILT
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Cross out : OMIT
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Glazier's items : PANES
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Back-to-school time: Abbr. : SEPT
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Building support : IBAR
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Egyptian threats : ASPS
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Romeo : BEAU
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Maine's is rocky : SEACOAST
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Tee-hee : SNICKER
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Psychiatrist Berne : ERIC
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Bearded creature : GNU
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"Holy ___!" : TOLEDO
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Russian-born violinist Schneider, informally : SASHA
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These, in Madrid : ESTAS
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Rascal : SCAMP
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"Twittering Machine" artist : KLEE
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Neighbor of Kan. : OKLA
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Nondairy spread : OLEO
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Bit of thunder : CLAP
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Dolls since 1961 : KENS
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Cato's 151 : CLI

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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