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New York Times, Monday, July 10, 2006

Author:
Randall J. Hartman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randall J. Hartman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 55 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0710 ( 20,698 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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President pro ___ : TEM
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Back biter? : MOLAR
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___ Polo, visitor to Cathay : MARCO
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Manipulate : USE
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Bad treatment : ABUSE
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Flip one's lid? : UNHAT
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Record label with a dog in its logo : RCA
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Prove false : BELIE
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Movers and shakers : DOERS
20
Outlaw William + actor Alan = Scottish boy? : BONNEYLADD
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Neither's go-with : NOR
24
Bay window : ORIEL
25
___ the pants off : SUE
27
___-mo replay : SLO
29
Pittsburgh team : STEELERS
33
Loud speaker : ORATOR
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New Mexico art community : TAOS
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Hopping mad : IRATE
38
Archaeologist Louis + actress Farrah = job for a plumber? : LEAKEYFAWCETT
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Huge mistake : FOLLY
44
Plummet : SINK
45
Lives : DWELLS
47
Declared : ASSERTED
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Minister, slangily : REV
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Sushi fish : EEL
56
Skedaddle : LEAVE
57
Guy's date : GAL
59
Wit Oscar + writer Joyce Carol = things to sow? : WILDEOATES
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"Dig?" : GETIT
65
Supermodel Campbell : NAOMI
66
Suffix with differ : ENT
67
Perfume : AROMA
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___ Island, immigrants' arrival point : ELLIS
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Karel Capek drama : RUR
70
The Evita of "Evita" : PERON
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Nick of "Lorenzo's Oil" : NOLTE
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Hush-hush job : SPY
Down
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Supercharged engines : TURBOS
2
Accompany to a party : ESCORT
3
No Mr. Nice Guy : MEANIE
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Onetime phone company nickname : MABELL
5
Toe the line : OBEY
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Break in the action : LULL
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Continent explored by 9-Across : ASIA
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Oboe and bassoon : REEDS
9
Wet dirt : MUD
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Ever and ___ : ANON
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Brightness regulator : RHEOSTAT
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Singer Vikki + senator Trent = auto site? : CARRLOTT
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Extra play periods, for short : OTS
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Maiden name preceder : NEE
22
Twosome : DUO
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Clapton who sang "Layla" : ERIC
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Lode load : ORE
30
Summer on the Riviera : ETE
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They're soaked up at the beach : RAYS
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Capital of Bulgaria : SOFIA
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"___ you nuts?" : ARE
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Without: Fr. : SANS
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Actor Rob + actor Richard = something to put a truck in? : LOWEGERE
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One way to get up in the world? : ELEVATOR
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Everything : ALL
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MacLachlan of "Twin Peaks" : KYLE
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Divs. of a year : WKS
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New Deal pres. : FDR
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Stitch (up) : SEW
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Plaza Hotel girl of fiction : ELOISE
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Stephen of "Michael Collins" : REA
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Spuds : TATERS
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Align the edges of : EVENUP
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"___ Rides Again" (1939 western) : DESTRY
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Tablecloths : LINEN
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Chauffeur-driven vehicle : LIMO
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Film composer Schifrin : LALO
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Barbie, e.g. : DOLL
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Give off : EMIT
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Opening : GAP
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Beachgoer's shade : TAN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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