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New York Times, Monday, April 19, 2004

Author:
Michael Doran
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael J. Doran

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Doran. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0419 ( 19,886 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Timber wolf : LOBO
5
Gymnast Comaneci : NADIA
10
Little tricksters : IMPS
14
Grad : ALUM
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Addicts : USERS
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One who nabs 15-Across : NARC
17
Nothing more than : MERE
18
Eats elegantly : DINES
19
French cheese : BRIE
20
Like some Christians : BORNAGAIN
22
Four-door : SEDAN
23
Do cross-country : SKI
24
When the stomach starts grumbling : MEALTIME
26
Air conditioner capacity, for short : BTU
29
Co. name completer : INC
31
Boar's mate : SOW
32
Not behaving conservatively : LIVINGONTHEEDGE
39
Genesis garden : EDEN
40
French sea : MER
41
Dublin's land : EIRE
42
Not just gone : DEADASADOORNAIL
47
___ Jima : IWO
48
Science guy Bill : NYE
49
CD predecessors : LPS
50
Does a U-turn : REVERSES
55
Place to relax : SPA
57
Enlighten : EDIFY
58
Utterance that sums up 20-, 32- and 42-Across : THATSLIFE
63
Misshapen citrus : UGLI
64
Chicago airport : OHARE
65
"A Clockwork Orange" protagonist : ALEX
66
Unload, as stock : SELL
67
Voting machine part : LEVER
68
5,280 feet : MILE
69
Dutch cheese : EDAM
70
Clothe : DRESS
71
Quaker ___ : OATS
Down
1
Gentle animal : LAMB
2
Toast spread : OLEO
3
Famous duelist : BURR
4
Black cats, traditionally speaking : OMENS
5
Prodding : NUDGING
6
One side of the Urals : ASIA
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Overalls material : DENIM
8
"Me, Myself & ___" (2000 flick) : IRENE
9
Ninny : ASS
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Not on one side or the other : INBETWEEN
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___ Gras : MARDI
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Trojan War king : PRIAM
13
Verona, in "Romeo and Juliet" : SCENE
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Related : AKIN
22
___ gin fizz : SLOE
25
Arson aftermath : ASH
26
Ran, as colors : BLED
27
Seashore washer : TIDE
28
Eye layer : UVEA
30
Deep sleep : COMA
33
Sundance entry, informally : INDIEFILM
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Actor Beatty : NED
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1982 Disney film : TRON
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Use a rotary phone : DIAL
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Basic of golf instruction : GRIP
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Lampreys, e.g. : EELS
43
Twisted : AWRY
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Letters of distress : SOS
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Dish sometimes served "on the half-shell" : OYSTERS
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Officials elected for two yrs. : REPS
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Employ again : REUSE
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Nosed (out) : EDGED
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Mediterranean estate : VILLA
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Old-fashioned anesthetic : ETHER
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Trim : SHAVE
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Site of an 1836 massacre : ALAMO
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Son of Zeus : ARES
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Russian gold medalist ___ Kulik : ILIA
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Had emotions : FELT
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Alimony receivers : EXES
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On in years : OLD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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