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GOOD NEWS/BAD NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, January 18, 2004

Author:
Arlan and Linda Bushman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Arlan Bushman
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Linda Bushman

This puzzle:

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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0118 ( 19,794 )
Across
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Nixon's law alma mater : DUKE
5
Jinx in reverse : CHARM
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Artist Chagall : MARC
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Fit : ABLE
18
Convenient apartment : ONEA
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Plantain lily : HOSTA
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Flea market find : CURIO
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Target : PREY
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Good for a wage earner, bad for a tightrope walker : OVERCOMPENSATION
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Tree in a Christmas carol : PEAR
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Tsk about : DEPLORE
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Well in hand : SEWNUP
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1958 #1 song : VOLARE
30
Bit of effrontery : LIP
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Withdraw : QUIT
33
Tantrum thrower, maybe : DIVA
34
Eric Clapton's "Layla" alias : DEREK
35
Lander at Ben Gurion : ELAL
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Mark for life : SCAR
39
Good for a wish maker, bad for a Hollywood agent : FALLINGSTAR
43
Tame brew : DECAF
45
Sets up : ERECTS
47
Bounces : AXES
48
"Sex and the City" shower : HBO
49
Some party members, for short : DEMOS
51
N.Y.S.E. debut : IPO
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Social reformer Jacob : RIIS
53
Verve : BRIO
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Good for an attorney, bad for a Spandex model : BRIEFOUTLINE
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Alpaca and cashmere : WOOLS
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Singer's filler : LAS
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Staff leader : CLEF
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"The possession of fools": Herodotus : PRIDE
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It's done in the form of an S or a Z : MINUET
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Endorser, sometimes : ATHLETE
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Common classroom sight : GLOBE
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Toiletry : COLOGNE
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Less-than-Ruthian hits : BLOOPS
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Separator : SIEVE
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Monk's garb : COWL
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1960's White House pooch : HER
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Reins in : CURBS
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Good for a magazine writer, bad for a couch potato : CENTERSPREAD
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Aware of : ONTO
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Ward of "Once and Again" : SELA
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Prof.'s helpers : TAS
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Small amounts : DRIBS
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Org. for 1- and 101-Across : ACC
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BMW rival : AUDI
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Like some colors : FLYING
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"Our Gang" girl : DARLA
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Good for a doctoral student, bad for a crime suspect : THIRDDEGREE
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Prayer start : LORD
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Suffix on era names : ZOIC
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Clarinet paraphernalia : REEDS
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Scraps : ORTS
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News source : WIRE
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Thos. Jefferson's school : UVA
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Mysterious : ARCANE
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Quick-witted : ADROIT
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Dumped : DITCHED
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Music from the Miracles, e.g. : SOUL
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Good for a returning traveler, bad for a bridge player : NOTHINGTODECLARE
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Shadow : TAIL
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Some beans : LIMAS
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Show protectiveness : HOVER
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"Beg pardon ..." : AHEM
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Chichi : ARTY
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Protomatter of the universe : YLEM
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Wrangles : SPARS
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Fabricated : MADE
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Bared : UNVEILED
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Stay (with) : KEEPPACE
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Benjamin Disraeli, e.g. : EARL
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Kind of line : CHORUS
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Advantage in hockey : HOMEICE
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Venom source : ASP
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Ways: Abbr. : RTES
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Like lions : MANED
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Joint : MUTUAL
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Not give ___ (not care) : ARIP
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Ipanema locale : RIO
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Brings together : CONVENES
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Snacks for Dorothy on the Yellow Brick Road : APPLES
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Good for a scientist, bad for a roofer : BREAKTHROUGH
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Cordelia's father : LEAR
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Brontë heroine : EYRE
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Atelier item : CANVAS
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42-Down, to Pierre : COQ
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Fleet : SWIFT
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Some Web site owners: Abbr. : ORGS
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Duty : TARIFF
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Whistler's tune? : DIXIE
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Many a roast : LAMB
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Seized vehicle : REPO
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"Mule Train" singer, 1949 : LAINE
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Chisholm Trail stop : ABILENE
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Chanticleer : ROOSTER
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Medical tool : FORCEPS
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Sonnet component : COUPLET
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Alluvia : SILTS
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Fair attraction : RIDE
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Rock singer in social causes : BONO
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Ample shoe width : EEE
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Hoard : TROVE
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Symbol on an old quarter : LIBERTY
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1971 hit movie based on the novel "Ratman's Notebooks" : WILLARD
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Experimental attire? : LABCOAT
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Temporarily out of the office : ATLUNCH
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Good for a mail carrier, bad for an electrician : SHORTCIRCUIT
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Did yard work : MOWED
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Gray wolf : LOBO
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Gershon of film : GINA
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I or II N.T. book : COR
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Baseball honcho : SELIG
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"Strangers and Brothers" novelist : CPSNOW
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Turns over : CEDES
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Spinnaker : SAIL
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Porfirio ___, president of Mexico, 1884-1911 : DIAZ
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By surprise : SUDDENLY
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Ruckus : BROUHAHA
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Like almonds in many recipes : SLIVERED
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Port on a gulf of the same name : ADEN
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Wheel maker : FERRIS
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Give a hint : LETON
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Bowl figure : GRIDDER
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Halls of learning : ACADEME
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"For sure?" : REALLY
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Pre-Bill Hillary : RODHAM
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Salon devices : DRIERS
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They're often heaved : SIGHS
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End-of-sentence abbr. : ETC
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Fictional terrier : ASTA
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Din : ROAR
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"Don't look ___!" : ATME
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Sporty car feature : TTOP
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Soup or sandwich ingredient : CLAM
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Shale extract : OIL
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Things laid by a gallina : OVA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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