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New York Times, Saturday, April 7, 2012

Author:
Robert H. Wolfe
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert H. Wolfe

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 5, (2 double stacks) This is puzzle # 83 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0407 ( 22,796 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Many a museum dinosaur display : DIORAMA
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Suited to the stage : ACTABLE
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What a telemarketer often hears before a click : IMNOTINTERESTED
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Reward in the offing? : PRICEONONESHEAD
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Three in a match, maybe : SETS
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Covent Garden area : WESTEND
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Taking some doing : NOTEASY
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Stains : DISCOLORS
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Bleed (for) : ACHE
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Probably will : INTENDTO
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Back 40? : LASHES
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Nonstarter's lack : CHANCEOFSUCCESS
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Threaten collapse : TOTTER
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The Cherokee deemed it good training for war : LACROSSE
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Masters : ACES
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Like Lennon/McCartney songs : COWRITTEN
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Checked the meter? : SCANNED
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Provider of up-to-the-minute info? : BIGHAND
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Follower of blood and guts : IEST
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Might just : HAVEAGOODMINDTO
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Scottie : ABERDEENTERRIER
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Homemakers out on a limb? : NESTERS
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Site of the first British colony in the Caribbean, 1624 : STKITTS
Down
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Leap-the-___ (world's oldest operating roller coaster) : DIPS
2
Hungary's ___ Nagy : IMRE
3
Doing the job : ONIT
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Huge-taloned menaces : ROCS
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Put down : ATE
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Parmesan pronoun : MIO
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Name meaning "grace" : ANN
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Heroic son of Prince Anchises : AENEAS
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Mustard family member : CRESS
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Easily snapping : TESTY
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He got a tennis scholarship from U.C.L.A. : ASHE
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Old bomber : BTEN
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Fat part : LEAD
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Reds great Roush : EDD
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Traitors' Gate locale : TOWEROFLONDON
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Present : NONCE
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Senior : OLDER
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1930s film dog : TOTO
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Mandates : DICTA
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"___ signo vinces" (Constantine I's motto) : INHOC
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29-Down, for one : STATE
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Two are often put in : CENTS
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"My Fair Lady" setting : ASCOT
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Where to feel the beat? : CHEST
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Its capital is Wiesbaden : HESSE
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European city whose name sounds like two letters of the alphabet : ESSEN
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Shameful gain : LUCRE
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Nose-burning : ACRID
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Like much lumber : SAWN
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"The Last of the Mohicans" craft : CANOES
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Strawberry is one : SHADE
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One engaged in bucket-making : CAGER
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Toots : BABE
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St. ___, Cornwall : IVES
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Frobe who played Goldfinger : GERT
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Sign letters on the cross : INRI
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Execute a 47-Down, e.g. : EDIT
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See 46-Down : STET
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Rocky outcrops : TORS
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China's ___ dynasty : HAN
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Affliction a k a "blue devils" : DTS
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Strawberry was one : MET
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Chafe : IRK

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

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