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New York Times, Friday, April 12, 1996

Author:
M. Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJQ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 51 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0412 ( 16,957 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Prom staple : CORSAGE
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Faction makers : SCHISMS
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Stuck : UPATREE
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Head of a pyramid scheme? : PHARAOH
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Fixing, maybe : REDOING
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Sandwich lettuce : ROMAINE
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Hero's award : BRONZESTARMEDAL
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Not touched : SANE
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Sports happening since 1911 : INDY
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Stunning : DAZING
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Word root : STEM
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Throw a curve : ARC
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Salty letters : NACL
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Absolutely, to Ahab : AYEAYE
37
Maxim violated by a stool pigeon : SILENCEISGOLDEN
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Water pipe : HOOKAH
41
Gung-ho feeling : ZEAL
42
Use a postscript : ADD
43
Feminizing suffix : ETTE
44
Popular tourist area, with "the" : OZARKS
46
Certain bond, for short : MUNI
48
Track figures : ODDS
52
Movies : THESILVERSCREEN
59
Duke of Normandy who was called "the Devil" : ROBERTI
60
Wire-haired dog : SCOTTIE
61
Mesabi Range wealth : IRONORE
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Food originally made by Brazilian Indians : TAPIOCA
63
Cutting tool with pulleys : BANDSAW
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Gelded : UNSEXED
Down
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Checks : CURBS
2
Battle field? : OPERA
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It's a gas : RADON
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High : STONED
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Calif. neighbor : ARIZ
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It may be dominant : GENE
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Brain tests, for short : EEGS
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Arose : SPRANG
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Set of keys? : CHORD
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Overdone : HAMMY
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Of wrath, in a hymn : IRAE
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Port___ : SAID
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Former U.S. poet laureate ___Van Duyn : MONA
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Illustrator Silverstein : SHEL
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Model T : TINLIZZIE
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Siamese employee, once : ANNA
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"A Chorus Line" character : ZACH
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Rocks : ICE
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Poivre's partner : SEL
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Dramatic intro : TADA
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Noted with interest : EYED
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Doctor : MEND
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Tennis name of fame : ASHE
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Card at a party : RIOT
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Become solid : CLOT
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Petri dish contents : AGAR
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Yellow in white? : YOLK
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Just make, with "out" : EKE
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Surfer's surface : SEA
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For all to see : ONVIEW
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Combat pilot's flight : SORTIE
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Some Spanish paintings : MIROS
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Extremely : ULTRA
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Betty Ford process : DETOX
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Clear, in a way : DEICE
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Senior golf great : SNEAD
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Former Big Apple newspaper, with "The" : TRIB
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Joyful dance : HORA
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Bard's black : EBON
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E-mail menu choice : SEND
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Alphabet quartet : RSTU
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Search through : SCAN
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Long-running Fox show : COPS

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

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