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POST-HOLIDAY BLUES

New York Times, Sunday, January 14, 2001

Author:
Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 65 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0114 ( 18,695 )
Across
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"Aw, shaddup!" : SITONIT
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Unfit for detail work : SLOPPY
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Stew holders : CROCKS
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Horizontal molding : CORNICE
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Long-tailed finch : TOWHEE
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"Who'd like to volunteer?" : ANYONE
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Start of a January lament : TWASTHREEWEEKS
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Yellowish-pink : SALMON
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___ con Dios (Spanish farewell) : VAYA
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As to : INRE
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Arab's greeting : NEIGH
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Business card abbr. : EXT
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Évian-___-Bains, France : LES
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It's a bust : TORSO
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Muscat money : RIALS
39
Lament, part 2 : AFTERCHRISTMASANDALL
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Human rights agcy. : ILO
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Aligned : TRUED
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Pops composer Anderson : LEROY
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Tabby talk: Var. : MIAOU
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Short end of the stick : RAWDEAL
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Big boo-boo : BONER
54
Long suits : FORTES
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Sandusky's county : ERIE
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Photo finish : MATTE
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Shipboard direction : ASTERN
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Wool coat wearer : EWE
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Coup ___ : DETAT
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High, in Le Havre : HAUTE
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Two- or four-seater? : MAITRED
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Lament, part 3 : THROUGHTHEHOUSE
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Code of the samurai : BUSHIDO
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Diamond figure : CARAT
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Must : HASTO
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"Deathtrap" writer Levin : IRA
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Bird of prey : RAPTOR
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On the up and up : LEGIT
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Wet septet : SEAS
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Ford classics, familiarly : TBIRDS
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Center of Los Angeles : ONEAL
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First name in civil rights : CORETTA
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"The Crucible" setting : SALEM
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Escalator feature : TREAD
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New York strip alternative : TBONE
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8 in a date: Abbr. : AUG
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Lament, part 4 : NOTASINGLETHINGFITME
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Taylor of "The Nanny" : RENEE
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How some losses are shown : INRED
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Major 20's supplier? : ATM
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# # #: Abbr. : NOS
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Meadowlands contests : TROTS
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Modern ice cream flavor : OREO
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Look ahead : PLAN
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"Sure thing!" : YOUBET
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End of the lament : NOTEVENABLOUSE
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Kind of notebook : SPIRAL
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Up : ARISEN
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It's enough to make you cry : TEARGAS
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What's left behind : ESTATE
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Like Miss Congeniality : NICEST
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Shakes a leg : HASTENS
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Initials in 70's-80's comedy : SCTV
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"Field of Dreams" setting : IOWA
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Carhop's need : TRAY
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Marked down : ONSALE
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N.Y.C. hoops contest : NIT
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First person in Berlin : ICH
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Garr of "Mr. Mom" : TERI
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Olympics no-no : STEROID
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Dims : LOWERS
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Be beholden to : OWE
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Wonders : PHENOMENA
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Little yipper : PEKE
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Webb Pierce song "___ Know Why" : YESI
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Redeem : CASHIN
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Information decoder, maybe : RNA
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Olive ___ : OYL
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Follows : COMESLATER
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Fort with a fortune : KNOX
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Posted : SENT
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___ dos aguas (in doubt): Sp. : ENTRE
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Lee side? : GRAY
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Art Deco designer : ERTE
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"Get lost!" : SCRAM
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Allied jumping-off point of July 1944 : STLO
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Caution : ADMONISH
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Animal house : LAIR
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Put on : AIRED
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Car trunk item, maybe : FLARE
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Namely : TOWIT
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It's hard to keep going : HULAHOOP
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Athens's Temple of ___ : ARES
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Make piles, say : SORT
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"Camelot" composer : LOEWE
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Drew on : USED
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Failure : DEATH
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One of Alcott's "little women" : BETH
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Woman of die Welt : FRAU
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___ lepton (physics particle) : TAU
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Jerk : TUG
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Symbol like :-) or :-( : EMOTICON
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Classic Orson Welles film, with "The" : THIRDMAN
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Abbr. sometimes used twice in a row : ETC
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Rib : TEASE
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Vitamin bottle info : RDAS
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Campus location : HALL
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Poetic preposition : ERE
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"Blue-eyed" one in "The Tempest" : HAG
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Crumbs : BITS
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Like some legends : URBAN
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Boy's outfit with bell-bottom trousers : SAILORSUIT
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Lay into : SETAT
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Ryan's daughter : TATUM
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River named for an Indian tribe : OSAGE
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On the fence : TORN
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A hundred sawbucks : ONEG
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True-to-life : REALISTIC
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Island nation east of Fiji : TONGA
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Astrolabe plate : RETE
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Gulf port : ADEN
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Broken, old-style : REFT
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Seating section : TIER
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It's due once a month : THERENT
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Delaware senator : BIDEN
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Quiet : SETTLE
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Storehouses : TROVES
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BMW, e.g. : IMPORT
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Trading letters : NYSE
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"My bad" : OOPS
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___ even keel : ONAN
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Math rings : TORI
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Gadzooks, for one : OATH
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Go downhill fast? : LUGE
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Simile part : ASAN
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Eliot ___ : NESS
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Kind of strap : BRA
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Dig in : EAT
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Legal conclusion : ESE
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Actress Benaderet : BEA
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Much of "Deck the Halls" : LAS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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