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New York Times, Thursday, April 10, 1997

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJQXYZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0410 ( 17,320 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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African scourge : TSETSE
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Stepping : TREADING
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Ultimatum word : EITHER
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Orderly place : HOSPITAL
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Takes in, for example : ALTERS
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Trenchant : INCISIVE
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Light on the set: Var. : KLEIG
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"It's no ___!" : USE
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Volcanic elements : GASES
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These might cover fires : NEWSMEN
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Amigos : PALS
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Verdi masterpiece, with "La" : TRAVIATA
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Concert prop : AMP
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"___ Said" (Neil Diamond hit) : IAMI
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Agcy. issuance : REG
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October handout : TREAT
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Quick hands artist : PRESTIDIGITATOR
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"Have ___ day" : ANICE
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___-Magnon : CRO
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Tooth part : ROOT
43
Integration symbol : BUS
44
Lower jaw : MANDIBLE
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Black shade : COAL
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1951 Giant hero : THOMSON
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"___ moi..." : APRES
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Some clock-radios, or their settings : AMS
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Quick : AGILE
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Food poisoning : PTOMAINE
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You can count on it : ABACUS
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Jerry Seinfeld contemporary : TIMALLEN
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Stomach corrosion : ULCERS
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Least sufficient : SCANTEST
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Sofa type : SETTEE
Down
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Shipbuilding wood : TEAK
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Shades' stopping point : SILL
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Suffix with disk : ETTE
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H. G. Wells's mad scientist : THEINVISIBLEMAN
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Composer Rachmaninoff : SERGEI
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Hesitant sounds : ERS
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Favorite 60's song of 36-Across? : THISMAGICMOMENT
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Actress Blakley : RONEE
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Computer key: Abbr. : ESC
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Make ___ of oneself : APIG
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Favorite feat of 4-Down? : DISAPPEARINGACT
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"___ far, far better thing..." : ITISA
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This may be contemplated : NAVEL
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Daly's TV co-star : GLESS
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You, in the Yucatan : USTED
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Most cautious : WARIEST
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Olympic roster : NATIONS
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Longtime Capitol Hill nickname : TIP
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___ avis : RARA
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Revival word : AMEN
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"D.C. Cab" actor : MRT
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From ___ (opening bit) : ATOB
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Drive (along) : TOOL
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Fort Worth sch. : TCU
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Lab units : GRAMS
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Homophone of 42-Across: Abbr. : RTE
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Within reach : DOABLE
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Melville's Vere and others: Abbr. : CAPTS
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Instrument's lens : OPTIC
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Bakery attraction : AROMA
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Big name in briefs : HANES
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1972 agreement, for short : SALT
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"Rhyme Pays" rapper : ICET
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Bait, sometimes : LURE
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Actual being : ESSE
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View on the Seine : ILE
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Out of: Ger. : AUS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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