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New York Times, Wednesday, April 24, 1996

Author:
G. Dean
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gayle Dean

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQY} This is puzzle # 30 for Ms. Dean. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0424 ( 16,969 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Prefix with -genarian : OCTO
5
Mercury model : SABLE
10
Braid : PLAT
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No longer new : WORN
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Bay window : ORIEL
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Unhinged : LOCO
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Put out : EMIT
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Esteemed fish escort? : CODOFHONOR
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Capital on the Barada River : DAMASCUS
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Declares : AVERS
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Map features: Abbr. : RTES
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Italy's Gulf of___ : SALERNO
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Let the baby fish beware? : CAVIAREMPTOR
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You can believe it : AXIOM
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Ready follower : AIM
32
Filet, maybe : SOLE
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Energy : PEP
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Horticulturist's box : PLANTER
41
Lend a hand : AID
42
Otherwise : ELSE
44
Japanese novelist ___Kobo : ABE
45
Wan : ASHEN
47
Musical TV fish game? : NAMETHATTUNA
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Eared flask : COSTREL
54
Opole's river : ODER
55
Kind of nerve : OPTIC
56
Slandered : TRADUCED
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Fish's courting place? : PERCHSWING
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Catch some Z's : DOZE
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Ohio or New York county : ERIE
65
Martinique volcano : PELEE
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Commits a faux pas : ERRS
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Dupes : SAPS
68
Eggs on : ABETS
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Security breach : LEAK
Down
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Had to give it to? : OWED
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Robin Cook best seller : COMA
3
In good condition : TRIM
4
Thunder Bay locale : ONTARIO
5
Kin of rugby : SOCCER
6
Stir up : AROUSE
7
Some auction action : BIDS
8
Constellation with the star Regulus : LEO
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Toymaker's assistant : ELF
10
Shorebirds : PLOVERS
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Not the social type : LONER
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Squirrel's prize : ACORN
13
Certain sculpture : TORSO
19
Nimbus : HALO
21
Characteristic mark : STAMP
24
Rain slightly : SPIT
25
Tommy Dorsey's "Oh, Look___Now" : ATME
26
Garment for Batman : CAPE
27
Figure skating jump : AXEL
28
Bigwigs : VIPS
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"Absinthe Drinker" artist : MANET
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Site of the Koolau Range : OAHU
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Debt security : LIEN
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Novelist Ferber : EDNA
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Glittery fabric : LAME
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Spy Rudolf : ABEL
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Graded : RATED
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Tempts : ENTICES
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Pastry whose name means "whirlpool" : STRUDEL
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Principal : ARCH
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One with a sting operation? : HORNET
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Sayings : ADAGES
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Contends (with) : COPES
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"Ernani," e.g. : OPERA
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Mobius piece : STRIP
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Grouter's target : TILE
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Reactor part : CORE
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Poet Pound : EZRA
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Office station : DESK
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Whirlpool : SPA
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Modern information source, with "the" : WEB

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

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