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New York Times, Friday, May 11, 2001

Author:
Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Martin Ashwood-Smith

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 8, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 48 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0511 ( 18,812 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Presidential appointments : AMBASSADORSHIPS
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It's secured before hitching : MARRIAGELICENSE
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Objects to : PROTESTSAGAINST
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Lao-___ : TZU
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Former Hawaii senator Hiram : FONG
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Producer of some dishes : RCA
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Outdated atlas abbr. : SSR
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Back of the thigh : HAMS
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Unwinding : SPOOLING
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Guitar attachment : STRAP
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Father's office : PASTORATE
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Furry folivore : KOALA
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Gate-crashed, e.g. : IMPOSED
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The way things go? : TRAFFIC
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Hardly prolix : TERSE
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One-eighty : ABOUTFACE
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Pick : ELECT
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Cold : UNHEATED
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___ prayer : SAYA
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Physical responses? : AHS
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Parts of forks: Abbr. : RDS
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It's given to a newborn : NAME
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Plan for patients, briefly : HMO
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Powers at sea : MARITIMENATIONS
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Unlock Pandora's box : OPENACANOFWORMS
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Minor obsession : BEEINONESBONNET
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Hearing aid? : AMP
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K follower : MART
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Josip ___ Tito : BROZ
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Former Met maestro : ARTUROTOSCANINI
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Prussian pronoun : SIE
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Carrier to Copenhagen : SAS
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Income sharer: Abbr. : AGT
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Goethe's "Die Leiden ___ jungen Werthers" : DES
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Several Norwegian kings : OLAFS
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Asperity : RIGOR
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Read at the supermarket? : SCAN
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Rage : HEIGHTOFFASHION
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Room offerer : INN
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Letter addenda : PSS
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It may follow a wash : SET
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Secret : CLOSET
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Leeds's river : AIRE
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Base leader?: Abbr. : SGT
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Co-designee as Time's 1993 Man of the Year : ARAFAT
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Venom : MALICE
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Out of touch, with "out" : SPACED
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Treats with 26-Down : SPITES
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Diplomat Harriman : PAMELA
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Diving fisher : OSPREY
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Zilch : NADA
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Didn't directly deal with, with "over" : SKATED
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School near Slough : ETON
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Remscheid's region : RUHR
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Tend tables : BUS
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Florentine friend : AMICO
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Samson : HEMAN
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___ all-time high : ATAN
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Even's opposite : MORN
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"Lay it ___!" : ONME
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Syndicate : MOB
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Copier : APE
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Riddle-me-___ : REE
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Vane dir. : ENE
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Discouraging words : NOS
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Edwards, for one: Abbr. : AFB
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Double standard? : TWO
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Unrealized 60's Boeing project : SST

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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