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ROUGH OUTLOOK

New York Times, Sunday, January 20, 2002

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 55 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0120 ( 19,066 )
Across
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Tease playfully : CHAFF
6
Performer in plaid, perhaps : BAGPIPER
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Whiskey cocktail : ROBROY
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One scratching the surface? : RAKER
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Put off : ALIENATE
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Air Force general Chennault : CLAIRE
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Partner : UNITE
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1999 Denzel Washington role : HURRICANECARTER
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Snare : ENMESH
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Mad magazine cartoonist Drucker : MORT
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Contended : STROVE
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14-Down alternative : TAB
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Is down with : HAS
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Slick makeup : OIL
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Part of R.S.V.P. : SIL
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Bust : NAB
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It may be drawn in the bathroom : SHOWERCURTAIN
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Fancy : CAPRICE
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World capital since 1923 : ANKARA
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"Arrowsmith" wife : LEORA
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Valium manufacturer : ROCHE
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No longer nurses : WEANS
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Zip : NADA
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Strict follower? : URE
57
Greek god of the upper air : AETHER
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Collapsed : WENT
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Quick mating ritual? : LIGHTNINGCHESS
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Refuse at sea : FLOTSAM
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Subsist : ARE
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"Intersection" star, 1994 : GERE
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Best-selling David Guterson novel made into a 1999 film : SNOWFALLINGONCEDARS
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Museo works : ARTE
76
Limit : CAP
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Falling (over) : KEELING
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Marine Band standard : HAILTOTHECHIEF
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Pants part : KNEE
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Sets apart : ALLOTS
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___ price : ATA
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Indigo : ANIL
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Stormed : RAGED
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Saturn satellite : DIONE
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Stretch : TRACT
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Certain ware : ENAMEL
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Declaration starting a demonstration : OBSERVE
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Nickname opposite of Beanpole : THUNDERTHIGHS
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Coll. hoops competition : NIT
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Co. name ender : INC
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Prior to : ERE
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Generation : AGE
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"Still Crazy" star : REA
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Pasta ___ (dish mentioned in "That's Amore") : FAZOOL
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Zero : NULL
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By far : EASILY
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What an old yearbook may elicit : FLOODOFMEMORIES
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Basic procedures, informally : ROPES
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Law official : RANGER
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Not obligatorily : ASAFAVOR
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Prefix with -graphy : STENO
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Some daisies : OXEYES
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Altruistic : SELFLESS
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What makes a bloom blossom? : ESSES
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Vinegar vessels : CRUETS
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"The Human Condition" author Arendt : HANNAH
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With hands on hips : AKIMBO
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Pay high honor to : FETE
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Gives a spritz, perhaps : FRESHENS
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"Phooey!" : BAH
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Many a scholarship provider : ALUM
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Early whirlybird : GIRO
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Île-___, Québec : PERROT
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O.K., in a way : INITIAL
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Campaign funding grp. : PAC
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Airport info : ETAS
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Monopoly card info : RENTS
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Drink since 1905 : RCCOLA
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Any of several Norse royals : OLAV
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Plain : BARE
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Slowing, in mus. : RIT
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It may be sought in a rush : ORE
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"___ out!" : YER
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Susan's "All My Children" role : ERICA
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Christmas carol opener : HARK
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Look over : SCAN
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Capt.'s inferior : LIEUT
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Market segment : NICHE
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Joint problems : ACHES
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Miller's output : BEERS
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"Interested?" : WANTTO
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___-Altaic languages : URAL
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Michelin product : RADIAL
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Scandinavian goddess of fate : NORN
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Usher in : PRECEDE
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"The Dying Animal" novelist : ROTH
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Stretch on the throne : REIGN
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Org. for makers of pins : WWF
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They may be charged in the water : EELS
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Quotation book abbr. : ANON
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Culture starter : AGRI
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Come to terms : AGREE
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1950 Medicine Nobelist Philip Showalter ___ : HENCH
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Make out : NECK
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Debugging device? : SWATTER
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The Jacksons once had them : AFROS
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Drudge of the Internet : MATT
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"The Merry Widow" composer : LEHAR
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Greek earth goddess: Var. : GAIA
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Bid first : OPENED
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Acid neutralizer : ALKALI
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Evidence that one's taken? : RING
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Bygone blade : SNEE
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What a H.S. dropout may get : GED
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Wore : HADON
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It might be airtight : ALIBI
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Admission of defeat : ILOST
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Kind of wolf : LONE
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Californie, e.g. : ETAT
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Stockpile : CACHE
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Dandy : FINE
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Angelina played her in "Tomb Raider" : LARA
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Work on getting down : REHEARSE
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6:50, say : TENOF
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Repulse : TURNOFF
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Homeowner's pymt. : MTGE
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Golfers' wear: Var. : VIZORS
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Kind of network : NEURAL
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Crabs : GRIPES
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Curtis of cosmetics : HELENE
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Final authorities : SAYSOS
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Under states? : COMAS
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Mossback : FOGY
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Chick's tail? : ADEE
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___-majesté : LESE
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Still in play : LIVE
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13 pontiffs : LEOS
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Dipsomaniacs : SOTS
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To converse : FRO
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Sloppy : LAX
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Wedded : ONE
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Bien's opposite : MAL
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Yearbook sect. : SRS

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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