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THE LONG AND THE SHORT OF IT

New York Times, Sunday, January 11, 2004

Leader's name that's etymologically related to "chess"

Author:
Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alan Arbesfeld

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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {QWXZ} This is puzzle # 60 for Mr. Arbesfeld.
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© 2004, The New York Times1/11/04 ( No. 19,787 )
Across
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Satirist Mort : SAHL
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Company store exchange : SCRIP
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La ___, Calif. : JOLLA
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1960's-70's Pontiacs : GTOS
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Plant with spiny-edged leaves : ALOE
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Pass over : ELIDE
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Civil War side, with "the" : UNION
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Go on and on : RANT
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Part of an M.D.'s sched. : APPT
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Reason to call the exterminator? : RATINCREASE
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Fencing piece : EPEE
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Extend a college athlete's eligibility : REDSHIRT
29
90-Down college town : ORONO
30
Former Michigan/ Indiana tribe : MIAMIS
32
Actress Massey : ILONA
33
Car in a Beach Boys song : TBIRD
34
Ski trail : PISTE
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They may be taken in an emergency : STAIRS
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Combine : FUSE
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Pavements : MACADAMS
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Buccaneer's locale : TAMPA
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Haberdashery robberies? : HATCRIMES
45
Stuffy-sounding : NASAL
46
Blood classification system : ABO
47
Handled : SEENTO
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Dealer's foe : NARC
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Zap : NUKE
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"___ Lisa Smile" (2003 film) : MONA
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Clean fish? : SANITARYCOD
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Criticize severely : RIP
57
Footwork? : PODIATRY
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Revolting ones : REBS
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Away : ABSENT
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Popular rejoinders : DUHS
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Tolerate : ABIDE
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F.B.I. operative : GMAN
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Hair ointment : POMADE
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Singer India.___ : ARIE
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Problem : HEADACHE
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South American tuber : OCA
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Directive to a masseur at a Jewish spa? : RUBGOLDBERG
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It's pushed in Kensington Gardens : PRAM
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"Shane" star : LADD
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Card : RIOT
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Rig owners : OILMEN
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"Dee-lish!" : YUM
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Latin name for ancient Troy : ILIUM
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Limited, as some 1960's military service? : INNAMONLY
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Accord : AMITY
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Like many beachgoers : SANDALED
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"Daniel Boone" actor : AMES
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Ammonia derivatives : AMINES
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Barbaric : CRUEL
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Elite : ALIST
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Injured : STUNG
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Unoriginal argument : REHASH
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103-Down appendage : FROND
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Accumulates : STORESUP
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Have ___ for : ITIN
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Swindle at Ben & Jerry's? : ICECREAMCON
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Very : OHSO
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Judges' seat : BANC
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Bridge expert : GOREN
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"___ Got a Friend" : YOUVE
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Colleague of Kent : LANE
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Leader's name that's etymologically related to "chess" : SHAH
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Accord maker : HONDA
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Allied : SIDED
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Latin 101 word : AMAT
Down
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German/French river : SAAR
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Peak near Neuchâtel : ALPE
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Jewel at a 50's dance? : HOPDIAMOND
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Revealed : LETSLIP
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European finches : SERINS
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Noted Barton : CLARA
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"Hud" director : RITT
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___ Amin : IDI
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90-Down tribe : PENOBSCOT
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Case worker? : JUROR
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Standing : ONEND
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10th-12th century dynasty : LIAO
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Article in El Diario : LOS
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Weak : ANEMIC
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Rather, to some? : GREATDAN
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Pint of water, say? : TAPMEASURE
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R.E.M.'s "The ___ Love" : ONEI
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Rel. figures : STES
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One hawking : CRIER
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Parts of el día : HORAS
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"No man ___ island" : ISAN
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All together, musically : TUTTI
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Washington city on the Columbia : PASCO
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Approval sign : STAMP
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Something to avoid : TABOO
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Kind of pack : FANNY
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Cougars or Bobcats, slangily : MERCS
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"___ Whoopee!" (1920's hit) : MAKIN
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Was out : SLEPT
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Considers, as testimony : HEARS
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"The Lady ___" : INRED
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"I'll think about it" : MAYBE
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Job antecedent : ESTHER
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John/Rice musical : AIDA
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The Little Mermaid : ARIEL
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Hurt : DAMAGE
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I.R.S. agent: Abbr. : AUD
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Scolding word to a dog : BAD
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Hike : SNAP
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About 1% of the Earth's atmosphere : ARGON
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Life of a region : BIOTA
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Infected : GERMY
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Greek city-state : POLIS
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City west of Daytona Beach : OCALA
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Like an angry Mao Zedong? : MADINCHINA
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In ___ (stuck) : ABIND
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___ Angels : HELLS
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Crocodile tears? : CRYINGSHAM
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Like some cuisine : HAUTE
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TV prizes : EMMYS
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An archangel : URIEL
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Sentencing times : DOOMSDAYS
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I.Q. test pioneer : BINET
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Western enterprise that goes bankrupt? : DUDRANCH
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Belgian city or province : NAMUR
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Art Spiegelman best seller : MAUS
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See 29-Across or 9-Down : MAINE
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Long Island town : MINEOLA
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University in Bethlehem : LEHIGH
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Made reparations : ATONED
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Curving : ARCED
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Actress Luft : LORNA
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Kettle's place : STOVE
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Barbecue fare : RIBS
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Greenland base for many polar expeditions : ETAH
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See 103-Across : FERN
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Gulf war missile : SCUD
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Annapolis inst. : USNA
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Pound, e.g. : POET
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Bill's partner : COO
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Reply of mock aggrievement : MOI

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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