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New York Times, Friday, September 27, 1996

Author:
B. Sefick
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bob Sefick

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {BFJQXZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Sefick. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0927 ( 17,125 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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"Schindler's List" symbols : SWASTIKAS
10
70's vogue : DISCO
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Section of the globe : CONTINENT
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What a marriage may produce? : INLAW
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Ready to run at Pimlico : INTHEGATE
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Author Hite : SHERE
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It's full of traps : SKEET
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Betting aids : TIPSHEETS
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Commercial symbol : LOGO
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Athletic wear : SHORTS
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Sock necessity : MATE
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Fats Domino's real first name : ANTOINE
30
History, basically : EVENTS
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One of the Brontes : ANNE
33
Break beverage : TEA
36
Popular 70's talk show : DINAH
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Initials at sea : HMS
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Passes up : SKIPS
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She has one : ESS
41
Breakfast restaurant, for short : IHOP
43
Two-sided : STEREO
44
Pineapple, to a G.I. : GRENADE
46
First appearance, as of dawn : PEEP
47
Turn ___ (upset) : TURTLE
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It's right on your map : EAST
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"Here Is Your War" author : ERNIEPYLE
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60's TV host Robert : EARLE
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Raised strip : RIDGE
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National personae non gratae : DEPORTEES
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Unrelenting : STERN
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Nights of old : EVENTIDES
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Garr and Hatcher : TERIS
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Port authority headquarters? : WINESTORE
Down
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Univ. subjects : SCIS
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Quite the bookworm : WONK
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Penny, maybe : ANTE
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Exile site : STHELENA
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Connect with : TIETO
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Suffix in many sports names : ING
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Famous deadpan comic : KEATON
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Con : ANTI
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They've joined the family : STEPSONS
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Not on the level : DISHONEST
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Naturally belong : INHERE
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Hard fall : SLEET
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Links transportation : CARTS
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Isn't free and clear : OWES
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Climb : SHIN
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Blather : GAS
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Assyrian's foe : MEDE
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National competitor : AVIS
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Sawbucks : TENS
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Buccaneer's base : TAMPA
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Undesirable blackjack hands : THIRTEENS
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Flag : TIRE
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Sport played to three points : EPEE
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Drippy : ASOP
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Breakfast fruit : HONEYDEW
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Persisted : KEPTATIT
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PC key : HELP
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Marine : SEA
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African amulet : GRIGRI
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Become more serious : DEEPEN
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Worn-out : TRITE
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Kind of secretary : UNDER
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Some Spanish paintings : SERTS
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Once, once : ERST
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1890's Vice President ___ P. Morton : LEVI
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Give a face lift : REDO
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Creepy look : LEER
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Being, to Brutus : ESSE
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Of the same mind : ONE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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