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New York Times, Friday, June 21, 2002

Author:
Bob Peoples
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bob Peoples

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 10, (3 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Peoples. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0621 ( 19,218 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Maiden voyage preceder : SHAKEDOWNCRUISE
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Play hero : COMETOTHERESCUE
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Training times : APPRENTICESHIPS
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Bit of slander : LIE
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Circle : SET
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Heartache : WOE
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Put an ___ : ENDTO
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Object in a courtroom : RES
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Soap, say : DRAMA
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T. S. Eliot's "___ Vos Prec" : ARA
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New York's Tappan ___ Bridge : ZEE
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Pick up : NAB
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Taft doctrine : DOLLARDIPLOMACY
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Computer store section : ELECTRONICGAMES
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Judge's need : SENSEOFFAIRNESS
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Signal : NOD
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Organisms: Suffix : ZOA
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Composer Josquin ___ Prés : DES
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Part of Nasdaq: Abbr. : ASSOC
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It's stranded : RNA
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"King Rat" star : SEGAL
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Fraternity letters : PIS
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Crown creator, perhaps: Abbr. : DDS
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W.W. II zone : ETO
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Some old syrups : PATENTMEDICINES
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1970 Richard Harris film : AMANCALLEDHORSE
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Cole Porter classic : MISSOTISREGRETS
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Bathroom item : SCALE
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Cabbie's cry : HOPIN
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Intensified, in brief : AMPED
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Prefix with plop : KER
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Berlioz's "Les nuits d'___" : ETE
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Gets into : DONS
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Fur source : OTTER
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Some blushes : WHITEZINFANDELS
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Japanese computer inits. : NEC
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Manners? : CREW
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Cover anew, as a plot : RESOD
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Poe family name : USHER
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Clique ___ (French Web site instruction) : ICI
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Enjoy an entrée : SUP
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Some M.I.T. grads : EES
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Rash treatments : TALCS
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Spout off : ORATE
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Dark brown : SEPIA
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"I Got ___" (1973 song) : ANAME
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Symbols of authority : MACES
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Depths : ABYSS
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Paella ingrediente : ARROZ
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He besieged Valencia : ELCID
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Dnieper tributary : DESNA
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They may be found in tubs : OLEOS
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Imparts : LENDS
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Serve : DOFOR
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Grimm group : OGRES
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Hawthorne's "Mosses From an Old ___" : MANSE
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Court contests : OPENS
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Ocho less tres : CINCO
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Office machine : ADDER
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26-Across, e.g. : GENRE
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Big bang source : ATEST
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Takes a drubbing : LOSES
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Strikeouts, say : STAT
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Fries, maybe : SIDE
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One of the Ewings, on "Dallas" : PAM
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"___ right?" : AMI
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Byes : TAS
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Year in Leo IX's papacy : MLI
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Abbr. on a receipt : CHG
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Suffix with super : IOR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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