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New York Times, Saturday, June 15, 2002

Author:
Trip Payne
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Trip Payne

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 28 Missing: {HJKQZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Payne. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0615 ( 19,212 )

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Questionnaire option, often : MALE
5
"E.T." actress : DEEWALLACE
15
Blue shade : ANIL
16
Jurassic genus whose name means, literally, "different lizard" : ALLOSAURUS
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They're simple to express : RATIONALNUMBERS
19
Noisy transportation : SST
20
"___ there!" : PUTIT
21
Start of a nursery rhyme : PEASE
22
Versatile vehicle : UTE
23
Man's nickname that is German for "level" : EBEN
24
Heads : BOSSES
25
Cowpoke : PARDNER
27
Favoring : PRO
28
"Gotcha" : ISEE
29
Favoring : GOINGFOR
34
Standby fliers? : AIRFORCERESERVE
38
Parents pass it on : LASTNAME
39
Face up to : MEET
40
Thimble Theatre name : OYL
41
Piece of art : TESSERA
44
Is overwhelmed : DROWNS
48
Something to read for : PART
49
2001 biopic : ALI
50
Caught, in a way : ROPED
51
Wavelike pattern : MOIRE
52
Friday preceder : GAL
53
Southern Comfort concoctions : ALABAMASLAMMERS
56
Balzac hero : PEREGORIOT
57
"Young Frankenstein" woman : INGA
58
News announcement : EXTRAEXTRA
59
Order on margin? : STET
Down
1
Pocket protector? : MARSUPIAL
2
Daughter of Nicholas : ANASTASIA
3
Slobs : LITTERERS
4
Descendant of Aaron, in the Bible : ELI
5
Strauss subject : DANUBE
6
One might give you a lift : ELATER
7
Mystery novelist Stanley : ELLIN
8
Refuses : WONT
9
Pac 10 school, for short : ASU
10
Aristophanes plays, e.g. : LAMPOONS
11
Mechanics' jobs : LUBES
12
Spots : AREAS
13
One that's ill-prepared? : CURSE
14
Grand Prix maneuvers : ESSES
18
Dentist's order : OPEN
24
It could run over a plate : BRIE
26
Dexterous : DEFT
27
___ favor : POR
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Head-scratcher's comment : GEE
30
Masterpieces : GEMS
31
One who can go anywhere : FREEAGENT
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Supersized : OVERLARGE
33
Costs : RETAILSAT
35
Seneca dialect : ONONDAGA
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They can be caught on the beach : RAYS
37
Year in Edred's reign : CML
41
Pin holder : TAILOR
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Proofer's bane : ERRATA
43
Half note feature : STEM
44
Festoon : DRAPE
45
Its logo is a five-pronged crown : ROLEX
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Outgrowth of geometrical abstraction : OPART
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Unit of magnetic flux : WEBER
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Put forth : POSIT
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Manifesto writer : MARX
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"Calvin and Hobbes" bully : MOE
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Badly, at first : MIS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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