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New York Times, Friday, March 6, 1998

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0306 ( 17,650 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Frowned-upon conduct : BADFORM
8
A chorus line : TRALA
13
"Praise be!" : ALLELUIA
14
Arm wrestler's pride : BICEPS
16
Parking lot prankster, perhaps : DEFLATOR
17
Pôrto ___, Brazil : ALEGRE
18
Singer Bobby and others : DARINS
19
Container weight : TARE
21
Bourbon ruler : ROI
22
Popular college items of the 20's : UKES
23
Hampers : BINS
24
First-rate : TOPS
25
One on foot : PED
26
90's singer Apple : FIONA
28
Engine noise : VROOM
29
Three-time Best Actor nominee : ROBINWILLIAMS
32
Dearth : LACK
33
Meditator : YOGI
34
Sneaky sales tactic : BAITANDSWITCH
39
What roustabouts put up : TENTS
40
One of Oxford's colleges : ORIEL
41
Ad ___ : HOC
43
The gamut : ATOZ
44
His invention made skyscrapers possible : OTIS
45
Hamper contents : WASH
46
End of Rick's toast : KID
47
Sybarite's delight : EASE
48
Land of Leonidas : SPARTA
50
Bulls : EDICTS
52
Tevye and others : DAIRYMEN
54
Change, as in urban planning : REZONE
55
Most refined : URBANEST
56
Artist influenced by Ingres : DEGAS
57
Troubles : PESTERS
Down
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Less hopeful : BLEAKER
2
"La Traviata" lead : ALFREDO
3
Sub stations : DELIS
4
Crème caramel : FLAN
5
Double play pair : OUTS
6
City on Guanabara Bay : RIO
7
Bond order : MARTINI
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They'll give you a lift : TBARS
9
Tee off : RILE
10
Hot shot : ACE
11
Compact's lack : LEGROOM
12
Germane : APROPOS
13
Make sense : ADDUP
15
Bad vibration? : SEISM
20
Laboratory task : ANALYSIS
23
Double loops : BOWKNOTS
24
Quality : TRAIT
26
Autostrada sights : FIATS
27
Cuzco inhabitant : INCA
28
Watch : VIGIL
30
Barrage : BLITZ
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Chad of "Life Goes On" : LOWE
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Happened to : BETIDED
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Coat electrolytically : ANODIZE
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Wizened : DRIEDUP
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Ladies' man : CHARMER
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Little Debbie competitor : HOSTESS
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Plagiarist : TAKER
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Strikers' commotion : CHANT
44
Where to find dates? : OASES
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Batman, really : WAYNE
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Suburb of Pittsburgh : ETNA
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Estate sharers, often : SIBS
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Kind of fall : PRAT
51
Tooth : COG
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"___ we having fun yet?" : ARE

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

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