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New York Times, Tuesday, September 24, 1996

Author:
S. Spadaccini
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Stephanie Spadaccini

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {FJKQVX} This is puzzle # 17 for Ms. Spadaccini. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0924 ( 17,122 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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"Our Gang" producer Hal : ROACH
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Kind of nerve : OPTIC
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Married : WED
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Get used (to) : INURE
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Madrid museum : PRADO
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"Are you a man ___ mouse?" : ORA
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Forestry worker? : CEDARSEEDER
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Stoolie : RAT
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Queen of Eng. : ELIZ
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Mine material : ORE
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"___ Fideles" : ADESTE
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Tennessee Williams's "The Night of the ___" : IGUANA
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Old Pontiacs : GTOS
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Clear as ___ : ABELL
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Money held by a third party : ESCROW
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Stage : PHASE
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French farewell : ADIEU
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Actress Thurman : UMA
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Actor Yves : MONTAND
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Newswoman Norville : DEBORAH
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Dict. entry : SYN
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Ruckus : MELEE
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Sculptures on pedestals : BUSTS
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Day to wear a bonnet : EASTER
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The Divine Miss M : BETTE
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Take apart : UNDO
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Rodeo entrants : ROPERS
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Aspirin, e.g. : TABLET
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Former Rep. Rostenkowski : DAN
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Word between Friends : THEE
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"___ monkey's uncle!" : IMA
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Ocean liners' employees? : CRUISECREWS
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100 yrs. : CEN
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Lacks, in brief : HASNT
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Some change : DIMES
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Make sense, with "up" : ADD
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The end : OMEGA
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Vice President Agnew : SPIRO
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"Interview With the Vampire" author Anne : RICE
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Scott Turow book : ONEL
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German car maker : AUDI
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Most zany : CRAZIEST
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That girl : HER
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"Pagliacci," for one : OPERA
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Dressed fussily : PREENED
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Little bit : TAD
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Brainstorm : IDEA
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Big stack of firewood : CORD
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Least appetizing sausage? : WORSTWURST
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Muse of poetry : ERATO
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Palm tree fruits : DATES
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Aretha Franklin's singing style : SOUL
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Freudian component : EGO
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Twinkles : GLEAMS
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Out of the way : ASIDE
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"Hey!" on the Hesperus : AHOY
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Outcast orchestra? : BANNEDBAND
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Bee follower : CEE
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Kind of match : RUBBER
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Brit. leaders : PMS
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Chicago's ___ Planetarium : ADLER
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Spouse : MATE
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Sounds of satisfaction : AHS
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Trawler's equipment : NET
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Get the better of : OUTSTRIP
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Wearing away : ERODING
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U.S. modem-driven company : AOL
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Giovanni's "good" : BENE
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New York city : UTICA
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Christened : NAMED
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Macaroni, e.g. : PASTA
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Reverberate : ECHO
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21-Across carrier : TRAM
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Prefix with sphere : HEMI
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Pitcher : EWER
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Bygone oil company : ESSO
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Exploit : USE
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Some I.R.A. investments : CDS

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

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