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LISTEN CLOZE-LY

New York Times, Sunday, January 14, 1996

Author:
C. Millhauser
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Cathy Allis

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 80 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 20 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0114 ( 16,868 )
Across
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Use a juicer : REAM
5
Kind of polish : KIWI
9
With a bow, to Stern : ARCO
13
Ill-suited : UNFIT
18
Laura's lover in "La Gioconda" : ENZO
19
Turkey neighbor : IRAQ
20
Tom Arnold's in-laws, once : BARRS
22
City on the Arkansas : TULSA
23
Francis Bacon question to Shakespeare? : YOURPLAYSORMINE
26
Doctor : TREAT
27
Long-winded speeches : SCREEDS
28
Utensils for overgrilled steaks? : BARBECUESAWS
30
Hagar the Horrible's wife : HELGA
31
Captain once played by Omar Sharif : NEMO
32
H.S.T. was one : PRES
33
Thalia and sisters : GRACES
36
Items to be cut : DECKS
40
Space for a ship : SLIP
43
Bette Davis's era? : THEEYESAGE
47
South American ostriches : RHEAS
49
Provoke : IRE
50
Casts : HURLS
51
"Up, up and away" company : TWA
52
Knack : FLAIR
54
Bluefin et al. : TUNAS
56
Elm City collegians : ELIS
57
One of TV's Mavericks : BRET
58
What "-vore" means : EATER
59
Regarding : ANENT
60
Train, as some sheep? : MAKEGOODEWESOF
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Kind of couch : STUDIO
64
E. R. cases : ODS
65
They loop the Loop : ELS
66
Cinque follower : SEI
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How some vaccines are given : ORALLY
71
Orchard worm's average diet? : PARFORTHECORES
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Decided collectively : VOTED
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Sal of "Exodus" : MINEO
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Violinist Leopold : AUER
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Blacktop : PAVE
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"Dallas" mom : ELLIE
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"Pomp and Circumstance" composer : ELGAR
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Year in Leo IX's reign : MLI
86
1965 Tony winner for "Marat/Sade" : MAGEE
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Model T contemporary : REO
88
English actor Davenport : NIGEL
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Niagara barrel-rider's reaction? : FALLSALARM
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Puppet : TOOL
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Emits powerful beams : LASES
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Models : IDEALS
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Dropped in the drink : SANK
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1939 film site : TARA
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King Arthur's father : UTHER
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Farmers' specialty group? : THEPEASCORPS
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Maligned : SMEARED
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Beauty parlor procedure : RINSE
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Black-and-blue Scot of yore? : ROBERTTHEBRUISE
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Extra : ADDED
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Simon Legree's creator : STOWE
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Carry on : WAGE
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Abound : TEEM
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Disheveled : MESSY
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Hankerings : YENS
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Poet translated by FitzGerald : OMAR
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"___perpetua" (Idaho's motto) : ESTO
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"Curious George" co-authors : REYS
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Cain raised him : ENOCH
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Blue shade : AZURE
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Truffle relative : MOREL
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County of eastern Ireland : KILDARE
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Tax-deferred svgs. : IRAS
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Manner : WAY
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Wechsler test figures : IQS
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Pianist Chasins : ABRAM
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Muzzle loading aid : RAMROD
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Tot spot : CRIB
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Caen's river : ORNE
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Voice : UTTER
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I. V. league? : NURSES
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Like some dogs' coats? : FLEASLINED
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The Beatles' "___Her Standing There" : ISAW
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Makes lace : TATS
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Like Chianti : SEC
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Fleming and Guggenheim, e.g. : PEGGYS
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Bigger than big : OBESE
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___-daisy : UPSA
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Wipe out : NEGATE
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Nolan Ryan team : ASTROS
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Emulated a raven : CAWED
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One of a mythical ennead : ERATO
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Powhatan, e.g. : CHIEF
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The Galloping Gourmet : KERR
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Afghani's neighbor : IRANI
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Linguine topper : PESTO
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1969 Oates novel : THEM
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Work off some poi, perhaps : HULA
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Swedish poet Karlfeldt : ERIK
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Differently : ELSE
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Inactive : STATIC
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Have empathy with : FEELFOR
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Noosecaster's need : LASSO
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50's Burmese P.M. : UNU
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Wine or hair quality : BODY
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Destined for success : GOLDEN
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"If I___Rich Man" : WEREA
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Mystic : SEER
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Aussie lassie : SHEILA
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Manifest : OVERT
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Lumberjacks' contest : ROLEO
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In the rear of some johns? : ATLOOSENDS
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Wahine's accessory : LEI
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Naps : PILES
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Perspective : ANGLE
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Sheraton competitor : RAMADA
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Meshy material : TULLE
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Libran's stone, maybe : OPAL
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Tabla player's music : RAGA
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By any chance : EVER
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Come across as : SEEM
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Start of something big? : MEGA
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Perfect : MASTER
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Actress Chase : ILKA
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Walk destination : FIRST
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Dormancy : SLUMBER
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Backslides : LAPSES
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Scattered : STREWN
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Sans resources : NEEDY
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___-ski : APRES
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Champagne "high" : HAUTE
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Some native New Yorkers : ERIES
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Bowling alley button : RESET
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Roosevelt Island transport : TRAM
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Tanning target : HIDE
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A.A.R.P. members : SRS
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Perfumery name : COTY
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Shawm descendant : OBOE
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Nintendo rival : SEGA
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Take it out for a spin : DEMO
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Afternoon hour : TWO
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Prosciutto : HAM

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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