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New York Times, Tuesday, July 26, 2005

Burn the midnight oil, student-style

Author:
Lee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.60100
Lee Glickstein
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1.581521
Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Glickstein. This is puzzle # 145 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York Times7/26/05 ( No. 20,349 )
Across
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Electronic journals : BLOGS
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Stretchy candy : TAFFY
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The elder Geo. Bush once headed it : CIA
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Lover boy : ROMEO
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Trixie's best friend, on TV : ALICE
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Some rush-hour periods: Abbr. : AMS
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Pair of socks? : ONETWOPUNCH
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Sch. in Troy, N.Y. : RPI
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Comes out on top : WINS
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Funny Conway : TIM
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Called strikes and balls : UMPED
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It turns the tide : MOON
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Frog-to-be : TADPOLE
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Spears : IMPALES
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Architect Jones : INIGO
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Stiller's comedy partner : MEARA
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Stat for Ali : TKO
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Science class feature : LAB
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Pair of sneakers? : PARTNERSINCRIME
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Lorne Michaels show, for short : SNL
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Neckline shape : VEE
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Took to the station house : RANIN
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Confessed, with "up" : OWNED
48
Caught, as with a tree limb : SNAGGED
50
"March!" opener : FORWARD
52
Time's partner, in brief : TEMP
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Means to solving a sudoku puzzle : LOGIC
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I love, in Mexico : AMO
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"Tosca" number : ARIA
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Britney Spears's "___ Slave 4 U" : IMA
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Pair of pants? : HUFFANDPUFF
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Engine speed, for short : RPM
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Lustful looker : OGLER
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Dutch pottery : DELFT
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It's definite : THE
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Ostentatious : SHOWY
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Low cards : TREYS
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Knitted body part : BROW
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Actress Anderson : LONI
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Divine sign : OMEN
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Wise up : GETSMART
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Piglet's mother : SOW
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Gimme putts : TAPINS
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Homecoming guest : ALUM
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Swimming aid : FIN
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Obscenity watcher: Abbr. : FCC
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Violinist Menuhin : YEHUDI
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Fuel-saving strategy : CARPOOLING
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Motivate : IMPEL
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Stage mutter : ASIDE
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Plains tribe : OTOE
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Driver's stat. : MPG
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Pearl Buck heroine : OLAN
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Polynesian pendant : TIKI
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See 38-Down : ANON
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Bratty types : IMPS
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Nasty : MEAN
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Charades, e.g. : PARLORGAME
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Philosopher Lao-___ : TSE
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French gal pal : AMIE
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Give a bit : BEND
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___ and 27-Down (for all time) : EVER
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Comic Foxx : REDD
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Burn the midnight oil, student-style : CRAM
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Linen pulp product : RAGPAPER
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It ended at 11:00 on 11/11 : WWI
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Crispy snacks : NACHOS
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Beatified mother : STMARY
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Dodge model : NEON
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Coquette : FLIRT
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Get-up-and-go : OOMPH
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Not many : AFEW
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Be a monarch : RULE
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In doubt : IFFY
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Backs of boats : AFTS
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"Ick!" : UGH
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Andy Capp's wife : FLO
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Banned insecticide : DDT

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