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New York Times, Wednesday, May 24, 2006

Author:
Adam G. Perl
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Adam G. Perl

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Perl. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0524 ( 20,651 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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First family member : ADAM
5
Recipe direction : CHILL
10
Wine region : ASTI
14
Utah state flower : SEGO
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Old Testament book : HOSEA
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Top name on a marquee : STAR
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Banned spray : ALAR
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Zhou ___ : ENLAI
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They're sometimes rolled : OATS
20
Start of a sign in a costume store : PIRATEEARRINGS
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Result of a sack : LOSS
24
"I told you!" : SEE
25
Sit-ups target : ABS
28
Draw back : RETREAT
32
Tube top : CAP
35
Pacific salmon : COHOS
37
Triage areas, briefly : ERS
38
Designated driver's order : SODA
39
Part 2 of the sign : TWODOLLARSAPAIR
43
Climbers' challenges : ALPS
44
Key preposition? : OER
45
Derbies, e.g. : RACES
46
From Phila. to Va. Beach : SSW
47
Superconductor? : MAESTRO
50
Vietnamese port : HUE
51
"Life ___ beach" : ISA
53
Starchy fare : YAMS
55
End of the sign : ONLYABUCKANEAR
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The Beatles' "___ Love Her" : ANDI
63
Dugout, for one : CANOE
64
It may be upped : ANTE
65
Nuevo ___ (state in Mexico) : LEON
66
Intense feeling : ARDOR
67
Mideast money : RIAL
68
Rubberneck : GAWK
69
Former Dodges : NEONS
70
Water whirled : EDDY
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P.D.Q. : ASAP
2
New York's Carnegie ___ : DELI
3
Lab medium : AGAR
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Story's end, perhaps : MORAL
5
Poser's word : CHEESE
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"Really!" : HONEST
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Cuba, por ejemplo : ISLA
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Father of Regan : LEAR
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Place to hide : LAIR
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In unison : ASONE
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Way out West : STAGECOACH
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Body pics : TATS
13
1040 org. : IRS
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Bit of statuary : TORSO
22
Suffix with capital : IST
25
Take the role of : ACTAS
26
Some New Year's Day TV fare : BOWLS
27
Place for a mannequin : SHOPWINDOW
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Brings up : REARS
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Act human? : ERR
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Ninny : ASS
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"Till we meet again" : ADIEU
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Diagram, in a way : PARSE
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Takes too much, quickly : ODS
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Mudbath locale : SPA
40
Mauna ___ : LOA
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Washington funeral orator : LEE
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It wafts : AROMA
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Indy 500 time : MAY
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Forbes 400 listee : TYCOON
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Gardeners, at times : RAKERS
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Move furtively : SLINK
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Drum kit part : SNARE
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Unpopular classification, in the 60's : ONEA
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Open ___ of worms : ACAN
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Uncovered : BARE
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Reverse : UNDO
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Geraint's woman : ENID
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Not much : ATAD
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Depend (on) : RELY
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Search for the unknown?: Abbr. : ALG

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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