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New York Times, Friday, July 4, 2003

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {QWZ} This is puzzle # 109 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0704 ( 19,596 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Unknown quantity : XAMOUNT
8
Pet felines : TABBIES
15
Two-year stretches : BIENNIA
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Sent, in a way : EMAILED
17
Stumping : ORATING
18
Flushes : REDDENS
19
Wood sugar : XYLOSE
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One who might be put away : SICKO
21
"You mean, this isn't waterproof?" : OHOH
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Title character in a 1986 Woody Allen film : HANNAH
27
Watch, say : CHRONOMETER
32
Setting for William Tell : URI
33
Sped off : HIED
34
Mother of Levi and Judah : LEAH
35
Houston and others : MATTS
37
Person with something to hide : ENCODER
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Noted portrait subject of Hans Holbein the Younger : ERASMUS
41
Warehouse : STORE
42
Proceeds : TAKE
44
"Catch!" : HERE
45
Choose : TAP
46
They're easily bruised : FRAGILEEGOS
49
Filibuster : STYMIE
51
Linda of "Jekyll & Hyde" : EDER
52
Like many movies nowadays : ONDVD
54
Head home : GOBACK
59
Not neat : OVERICE
62
Three-walled court activity : JAIALAI
63
Sound made by a rapper : RATATAT
64
Rembrandt and Picasso : ETCHERS
65
No easy trips : SCHLEPS
66
China cabinet displays : TEASETS
Down
1
Microsoft product introduced in 2001 : XBOX
2
Open : AIRY
3
Repast : MEAL
4
Catch or latch follower : ONTO
5
Perfect accord : UNISON
6
Like some golf courses : NINEHOLE
7
Mattress feature : TAG
8
Actress Austin of "Knots Landing" : TERI
9
Grable's co-star in "Moon Over Miami" : AMECHE
10
Unwanted emanations : BADKARMA
11
Try to buy, as at Sotheby's : BIDON
12
France's Belle ___ : ILE
13
Still, in verse : EEN
14
Grp. in 60's news : SDS
20
Queens plate setting : SHEA
22
Sworn secrecy : OMERTA
24
Eggnog need : NUTMEG
25
First name in conducting : ARTURO
26
Audio problems : HISSES
27
Arks : CHESTS
28
Suggest : HINTAT
29
Back up again, as a disk : RECOPY
30
Telltale ___ : ODOR
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Billy's nickname : THEKID
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North Carolina county : ASHE
38
Fixed : DEFINITE
40
Consign : RELEGATE
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Like fine cigars : AGED
47
Baggage handler : REDCAP
48
Symphony that premiered in Vienna in 1805 : EROICA
50
Storybook ending? : MORAL
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November honorees : VETS
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Dismissive remarks : BAHS
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On the quiet side : ALEE
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Pastry server : CART
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Meeting of heads? : KISS
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Hosp. areas : ORS
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Hoover, briefly : VAC
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Old verb ending : ETH
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Kind of fuel : JET

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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