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New York Times, Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Author:
Mike Nothnagel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mike Nothnagel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Nothnagel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0530 ( 21,022 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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"I'm glad that's over!" : WHEW
5
"Green" sci. : ECOL
9
Schindler of "Schindler's List" : OSKAR
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Sound from a 57-Down : ROAR
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Writer Ephron : NORA
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Like some Groucho Marx humor : PUNNY
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Himalayan legend : YETI
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Sketched : DREW
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Speak histrionically : EMOTE
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Revolve : TURNONANAXIS
23
"Honest!" : ITSTRUE
26
Put chips in a pot : BET
27
"Don't miss the next episode ..." : TUNEINTOMORROW
32
"Bye Bye Bye" boy band : NSYNC
33
Kind of sleep : REM
34
Sleeping, say : ABED
36
Gave the thumbs-up : OKD
37
Start of many a pickup line : HEYBABY
41
Tall tale : LIE
42
Cry : WEEP
44
Luau serving : POI
45
Set straight : ALIGN
47
Become a recluse, perhaps : DROPOUTOFSIGHT
51
Campaign fund-raising grp. : PAC
52
Rest stop features : TOILETS
53
Speaker of the catchphrase that starts 20-, 27- and 47-Across : TIMOTHYLEARY
58
Shade of green : OLIVE
59
Word with pepper or saw : MILL
60
Congregation's location : PEWS
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Signal to clear the road : SIREN
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Nat or Natalie : COLE
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Hertz competitor : AVIS
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Courage : HEART
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Give ___ to (approve) : ANOD
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Stun : DAZE
Down
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Like some humor : WRY
2
Weed whacker : HOE
3
Chow down : EAT
4
On paper : WRITTEN
5
Evasive maneuver : ENDRUN
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Relative of a trumpet : CORNET
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Creme-filled snack : OREO
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Croquet site : LAWN
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Act before the headliner : OPENER
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Indonesian island crossed by the Equator : SUMATRA
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The "K" in James K. Polk : KNOX
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Naysayer : ANTI
13
Deli loaves : RYES
21
Robert of "Spenser: For Hire" : URICH
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Weapon in 1940s headlines : ABOMB
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Edward R. Murrow's "See ___" : ITNOW
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Like a walrus : TUSKED
25
Talk show host Tom : SNYDER
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Go around and around : ORBIT
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___ culpa : MEA
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Do a favor : OBLIGE
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Pound, for example : WEIGHT
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Jobs for body shops : DENTS
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Geologic period : EPOCH
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"___ and whose army?" : YOU
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Arafat of the P.L.O. : YASIR
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Light muffin : POPOVER
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Frog's perch : LILYPAD
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Inventor's goal : PATENT
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Verdi opera featuring "Ave Maria" : OTELLO
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Gave birth in a stable : FOALED
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"Poppycock!" : TOSH
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Tennis's Nastase : ILIE
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Actress Sorvino : MIRA
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Org. that organizes camps : YMCA
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Big prowler : LION
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Longoria of "Desperate Housewives" : EVA
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Diana Ross musical, with "The" : WIZ
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Dir. from Seattle to Las Vegas : SSE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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