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New York Times, Wednesday, August 30, 2006

Winner of a 1925 intercollegiate crossword championship

Author:
Kyle Mahowald
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Mahowald. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York Times8/30/06 ( No. 20,749 )
Across
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Twain family name : FINN
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___ fatale : FEMME
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"The Simpsons" brainiac : LISA
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Cheese named for a historic French region : BRIE
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Common cell phone feature : ALARM
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Windows alternative : UNIX
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With 37- and 60-Across, a musing : IALWAYSTHOUGHTI
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Allergy-prone : SNEEZY
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"Cool!" : NEATO
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"Satisfied?" : HAPPY
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Went too far on a trip, in brief : ODED
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Moon vehicle, for short : LEM
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Not bought, say : ONLEASE
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One who settles down in a rush? : ELOPER
33
Gaze : PEER
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Tolkien creature : ENT
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Teacher's org. : NEA
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See 17-Across : WASINDECISIVE
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Sugar suffix : OSE
43
King of the ring : DON
44
Kaput : DEAD
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One waving a loaded gun, e.g. : MENACE
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Kids' racers : GOKARTS
51
Spell : HEX
52
Winner of a 1925 intercollegiate crossword championship : YALE
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Stop, at sea : AVAST
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"Later" : ADIOS
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Grads : ALUMNI
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See 17-Across : BUTNOWIMNOTSURE
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"O-o-oh!" : ISEE
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1940's All-Star Buck : ONEIL
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Big name in shirts : IZOD
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"And there you have it!" : TADA
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Chutzpah : NERVE
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Haberdashery display : TIES
Down
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"The Silence of the Lambs" grp. : FBI
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A Gershwin : IRA
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Zero : NIL
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Anchor, e.g. : NEWSPERSON
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Mystery novelist Kellerman : FAYE
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Besides that : ELSE
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Kind of ball : MATZO
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Evil side of literature? : MRHYDE
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Modern rock genre : EMO
10
Winter Olympics event since 1964 : LUGE
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More than puff : INHALE
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Kid watcher : SITTER
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Given : AXIOM
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Novelist Seton : ANYA
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Brings to ruin : UNDOES
22
Event with gals in ponytails : HOP
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Over again : ANEW
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"Put me in, coach!," e.g. : PLEA
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Weather phenomenon : ELNINO
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Noted Roman tragedian : SENECA
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Extreme : END
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Dropped by : PAIDAVISIT
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"Excellent adventure" taker of film : TED
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Words after "because" : ISAYSO
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Piece of machinery : COG
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Wang of fashion : VERA
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Downs : EATS
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Summer clock setting: Abbr. : DST
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Her looks could kill : MEDUSA
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Left : EXITED
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"Seinfeld" role : ELAINE
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"Do what is right, though the world may perish" writer : KANT
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Wont : HABIT
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Bull who's a glue mascot : ELMER
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Draft status : ONEA
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Educ. institution : UNIV
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C.I.A. worry : MOLE
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Took a seat? : WON
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Compact submachine gun : UZI
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Noted 1973 Supreme Court ruling, informally : ROE
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Ones getting to work on Time?: Abbr. : EDS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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