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New York Times, Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Author:
Jim Hyres
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Hyres

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FGJQ} This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Hyres. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0529 ( 21,021 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Catch on a ranch : LASSO
6
Root beer brand : DADS
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In : HOT
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W.W. II conference site : YALTA
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Counterpart of lyrics : MUSIC
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Ending with pay or plug : OLA
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#1 hit : CHARTTOPPER
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Brooch : PIN
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Country's McEntire : REBA
20
Summer coolers : ADES
21
Comforting words : ITSOK
23
Magazine and newspaper revenue source : ADSPACE
25
Larger-than-life : EPIC
26
Some 1960s-'70s attire : BELLBOTTOMS
31
Potpourri holder : SACHET
35
Directional suffix : ERN
36
www page creation tool : HTML
37
English horn relatives : OBOES
38
It can precede the starts of 16-, 26-, 43- and 58-Across and 10- and 33-Down : BAR
39
Muslim pilgrim's goal : MECCA
40
Alan of "Betsy's Wedding" : ALDA
41
Sunday offering: Abbr. : SER
42
Faulty shot, as in tennis : MISHIT
43
Watch : KEEPANEYEON
46
Carter of "Gimme a Break!" : NELL
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Spa treatment : MUDBATH
52
Madrid museum : PRADO
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Not orig. : IMIT
56
Middle name at Menlo Park : ALVA
57
___ shot (joke follow-up) : RIM
58
However : NONETHELESS
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Rocks in a glass : ICE
62
Skyrockets : ZOOMS
63
Prince's "Raspberry ___" : BERET
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Deletes, with "out" : XES
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"That wasn't good!" : OHNO
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Dropped a line : WROTE
Down
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Stretchy synthetic : LYCRA
2
Sounded content : AAHED
3
Hearty slices : SLABS
4
Feedbag part : STRAP
5
Feedbag morsel : OAT
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Pull a fast one on : DUPE
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Egyptian slitherers : ASPS
8
Casino cube : DIE
9
Actor's reading : SCRIPT
10
Playground game : HOPSCOTCH
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Mixed bag : OLIO
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Fail miserably : TANK
14
Strut on the runway : MODEL
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"Be silent," in scores : TACET
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Worshipers' payments : TITHES
24
Lincoln and Vigoda : ABES
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Seeming eternity : EON
27
'60s guru Timothy : LEARY
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Shiverer's sound : BRR
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Start of the 22nd century : MMCI
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Strip under the mattress : SLAT
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Enjoy a tub : SOAK
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Up to the task : ABLE
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Manhattan Project and Operation Overlord : CODENAMES
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Piled up : HEAPED
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Competition of sorts : BEE
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Give a darn : MIND
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NBC hit starting in '75 : SNL
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Yap, so to speak : MOUTH
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Mourning of the N.B.A. : ALONZO
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Sends out : EMITS
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Farm bundler : BALER
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Bygone Olds : ALERO
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Cable box holder : TVSET
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Cause of sloppiness, maybe : HASTE
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___ fixe : PRIX
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Paella need : RICE
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Home ___ : INON
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Staff note : MEMO
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"La-la" preceder : OOH
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"Charlotte's Web" author's monogram : EBW

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

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