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New York Times, Thursday, April 3, 2003

Author:
Jim Hyres
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Hyres

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 32 Missing: {QV} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Hyres. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0403 ( 19,504 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Some vacation destinations : ISLES
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"But of course!" : NATCH
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___ Mahal : TAJ
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Dispense with all modesty : BOAST
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University at which Jimmy Carter taught : EMORY
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According to : ALA
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Like Dali : MUSTACHIOED
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Do some yard work : MOW
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Egg yolk, e.g. : SPHEROID
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Galileo and Magellan : PROBES
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Muffs : ERRS
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Game of chance : BEANO
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City on the Weser River : BREMEN
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Old-fashioned page layouts : PASTEUPS
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It may be eaten with a schmear : LOX
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Tooth trouble : DECAY
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Like some retirements : EARLY
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Turkish honorific : AGHA
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They're found once each in 17- and 58-Across and 11- and 27-Down : AEIOU
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A creditor may hold it : LIEN
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Zeroes in on : NEARS
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Under the table : DRUNK
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Leno appears on it : NBC
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Gives way suddenly : CRUMPLES
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Day break? : RECESS
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Performs a cadenza, e.g. : SOLOS
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Attend : GOTO
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Like some weights : METRIC
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Draw out : PROTRACT
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Spokesman Fleischer : ARI
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Member of the mustard family : CAULIFLOWER
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It may allow petting : ZOO
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Brand of basketball : ELTON
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Name on a famous B-29 : ENOLA
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Very long stretch : EON
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Bassoon duet? : REEDS
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Off-color : SALTY
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Some PC's : IBMS
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Starting fare, often : SOUP
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Lid attachment : LASH
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Treasure : ESTEEM
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Had the lead : STARRED
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Some soft drinks : NEHIS
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In the thick of : AMID
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Unduly : TOO
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Brunch fare : CREPES
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Sulfuric acid, say : HYDRATE
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It's ringed with jingles : TAMBOURINE
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Bandage additive : ALOE
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Wrench features : JAWS
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It's under the conjunctiva : CORNEA
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Celebrity center : ONEAL
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Mississippi delta feature : BAYOU
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À ___ (without browning) : BLANC
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"O.K." : ROGER
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Possible effect of heat : EXHAUSTION
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Some figure skating : PAIRS
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The great unwashed : PLEBS
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Gets it together? : SYNCS
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Gives up : CEDES
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Arrow stopper : ARMOR
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Take the top off, in a way : UNROOF
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Old-fashioned film editor : SPLICER
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Ma and Pa : KETTLES
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MA or PA : LOCALE
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Moon circler : CORONA
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They may accompany winks : GRINS
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Place for an arrow : MAZE
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Suffix with switch : EROO
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Trudge : PLOD
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Off base, perhaps : AWOL
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Bygone Briton : CELT
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Server's burden : TRAY
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Ghost dance performer : UTE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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