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New York Times, Friday, July 21, 2006

Author:
Kyle Mahowald
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kyle Mahowald

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQWZ} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Mahowald. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0721 ( 20,709 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Gut feeling : STOMACHACHE
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Landmark Paris church La ___-Chapelle : STE
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Popular game on TV : TEXASHOLDEM
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#4 for Boston : ORR
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Burned up : INCINERATED
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Was fast ... or wasn't fast : RAN
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Cipher org. : NSA
20
Bowmen's implements : OARS
21
Computer character set : ASCII
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It's sickening : GERM
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Polynesian carving : TIKI
27
Diorama : SCENE
28
Misses in Spain: Abbr. : SRTAS
30
Long shot : DARKHORSE
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Talk over? : DUB
34
Family tree word : NEE
35
Casting need : REEL
36
Opposite of down : GLEEFUL
40
Leaves alone : DESERTS
42
A Chaplin : OONA
43
Tease : RAG
45
Nipper : PUP
46
Movie producer? : DVDBURNER
49
___ Secretary : MADAM
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Bob in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame : SEGER
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Hardly Mr. Personality : DRIP
56
Movie character whose first name is Julius : DRNO
57
Welcome, in a phrase : GRATA
58
G.M. and G.E. : MFRS
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Rubber-stamps : OKS
61
Computing-Tabulating-Recording Co., today : IBM
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"Pink Cadillac" singer, 1988 : NATALIECOLE
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"This is a Montague, our ___": "Romeo and Juliet" : FOE
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Like what a person likes : UPONESALLEY
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Country singer England and others : TYS
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Parts of medical checkups : STRESSTESTS
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Smarts : STINGS
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Wound tighter : TENSER
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Rural vehicle : OXCART
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___ tai : MAI
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Come ___ surprise : ASNO
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Swindler : CHEAT
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Dreadful : HORRID
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Like a lot of the U.S. oil reserves : ALASKAN
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Chicago setting: Abbr. : CDT
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Laugh sound : HEE
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Frequent feature of Emily Dickinson poetry : EMDASH
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One who might win a spelling competition : SORCERER
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Christmas tree circler, perhaps : TRAINSET
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Two-time U.S. Open champion : ERNIEELS
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Boxed game equipment : SCOREPAD
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Entered the pool? : MADEABET
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Burned up : IRED
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-ed, e.g.: Abbr. : SUF
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Stay fresh : KEEP
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Vice president who graduated from Princeton at 16 : BURR
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Part of an egotist's self-description : GODSGIFT
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Romantic : LOVERBOY
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They may produce checks : ENDGAMES
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Set down : LAND
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Bottom line : SUM
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Material : GERMANE
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William Herschel discovery of 1781 : URANUS
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Magazine holders : RIFLES
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Shows excitement (over) : DROOLS
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Band on foot? : ANKLET
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Wanders : MOSEYS
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Bluenose : PRISS
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Broadway "score" : SEAT
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Quick : APT
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Rocky peak : TOR
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A.L. Central team, on a scoreboard : CLE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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