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New York Times, Wednesday, July 6, 1994

Author:
Lois Sidway
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Lois Sidway

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 72 for Ms. Sidway. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0706 ( 16,311 )

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Students & seniors
Across
1
From : ASOF
5
Win every match : SWEEP
10
Former Iranian president Bani _____ : SADR
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Comely : FAIR
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Spaghetti sauce : PESTO
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Draft status : ONEA
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First name in mystery writing : ERLE
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Cartoon sign "_____ Joe's" : EATAT
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Minn. neighbor : NDAK
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Know-it-all : WISEACRE
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Auto racer Geoff : BODINE
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Speaker of fame : TRIS
25
Sweetie : DEAR
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_____ Corps : MARINE
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Seedless raisin : SULTANA
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Part of Caesar's declaration : ICAME
33
Platforms, e.g. : HEELS
34
Stray : ERR
36
Leather add-on : ETTE
37
Miss Boop : BETTY
38
David of "Rhoda" : GROH
39
Not accept abuse? : SUE
40
Lays it on thick : COATS
41
Hotsy-_____ : TOTSY
42
Before : PRIORTO
44
Prejudices : BIASES
45
60's British teens : MODS
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Phi _____ (frat brother) : DELT
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Binder : STAPLE
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Winter Olympics event : BIATHLON
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Long ago : YORE
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Do a double-take, e.g. : REACT
57
Painless : EASY
58
Whistle time : NOON
59
Start : ONSET
60
Word providing a hint to the hidden theme answers : RISE
61
Lamebrain : CLOD
62
Pauperish : NEEDY
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"Phoo!" : DRAT
Down
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Some : AFEW
2
Zsa Zsa's real name : SARI
3
Art supplies : OILS
4
Recess, often : FREETIME
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Coin : SPECIE
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Endures : WEARS
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Villa d'_____ : ESTE
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LAX posting : ETA
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Dieter's target : POTBELLY
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The oldest Huxtable : SONDRA
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"The Egg _____" : ANDI
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Mr. Witter : DEAN
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Shed item : RAKE
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British music man : ARNE
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Equine dinner : OATS
25
Some piano music : DUETS
26
Architect van der Rohe : MIES
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Recur, as arthritis : ACTUP
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Judge : RATER
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Sharp argument : SETTO
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"Phoo!" : NERTS
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Got up : AROSE
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Trial rounds : HEATS
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"Wide Sargasso Sea" author : RHYS
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Abut : BORDERON
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Peter of "Heidi," e.g. : GOATHERD
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Hip : COOL
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Joust : TILT
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Threaten : IMPEND
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Actor who debuted in "Deliverance" : BEATTY
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Cut finely : DICED
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Harmonious relationship : SYNC
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File, e.g. : TOOL
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Suffix with buck : AROO
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Headquarters : BASE
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Den : LAIR
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Thessalian high spot : OSSA
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One Security Council vote : NYET
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Compass point : ENE

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

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