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New York Times, Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Author:
C. W. Stewart
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Carolyn W. Stewart

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 39 Missing: {FQVWZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Stewart. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0814 ( 21,098 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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David or Victoria Beckham, e.g. : ICON
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Bit of surveillance evidence : TAPE
9
Muffin ingredient : BRAN
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When doubled, an old sitcom goodbye : NANU
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Film format for domed theaters : IMAX
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Vibes : AURAS
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Derive (from) : STEM
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Doofus : NINCOMPOOP
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___ flour : SOY
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Sun. morning lecture : SER
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Novel on which "Clueless" is based : EMMA
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English philosopher who wrote "Wherever Law ends, Tyranny begins" : LOCKE
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Doofus : BIRDBRAIN
29
Cheri : AMOUR
30
Parrot : REPEAT
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Tablet : PILL
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Part of U.S.P.S. : POSTAL
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CD players : DJS
36
Stanley's love in "A Streetcar Named Desire" : STELLA
38
Shown the door : LEDOUT
40
Suffix with priest : ESS
41
Craggy mountain ridges : ARETES
45
Computer command : UNDO
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Runaway bride or groom : ELOPER
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Eyeliner problem : SMEAR
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Doofus : DINGALING
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Overweight plus : OBESE
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In awe : AGOG
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Airport stat. : ETD
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Priestly vestment : ALB
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Doofus : NOODLEHEAD
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Catch sight of : ESPY
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RCA competitors : SONYS
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Wry Bombeck : ERMA
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AT&T's stylized globe, e.g. : LOGO
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Crave : NEED
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Former Russian royalty : TSAR
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Pig and poi feast : LUAU
Down
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___ and outs : INS
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Calico, e.g. : CAT
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Sole : ONE
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Doofus : NUMSKULL
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Itsy-bitsy : TINY
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Pierre's pal : AMI
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Pretty violets : PANSIES
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Sound bite, e.g. : EXCERPT
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"Pow!" : BAM
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Media executive Murdoch : RUPERT
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Scent : AROMA
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Mama Judd : NAOMI
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Stretch of time : SPAN
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Difficult experiences : ORDEALS
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Opposite of 'neath : OER
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Expire : LAPSE
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Cuts out : OMITS
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Nat and Natalie : COLES
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Sis's sib : BRO
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It's bound with twine : BALE
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Many an ex-con : PAROLEE
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Recipient : DONEE
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Traitor : JUDAS
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Kmart or Target : STORE
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___ land : LALA
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Doofus : DUMBBELL
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Nickname : EPITHET
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Chicken ___ : TENDERS
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Work unit : ERG
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Eastertime product : EGGDYE
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Pine-___ : SOL
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QB Marino and others : DANS
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"Shall ___?" ("Want me to continue?") : IGOON
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Nary a soul : NOONE
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Hebrew month : ADAR
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Psychedelic drug : LSD
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Doc's org. : AMA
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Pittance : SOU
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Organizer of one of four Grand Slam events: Abbr. : PGA
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A person who is not a doofus : YOU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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