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KAREEM OF THE CROP

New York Times, Sunday, January 21, 2007

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 132, Blocks: 68 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 93 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0121 ( 20,893 )
Across
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Fly effortlessly : GLIDE
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Bub : MAC
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Unstable : TIPPY
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Talks up : LAUDS
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Raise the proof? : REDISTILL
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Think the world of : ADORE
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Muppet who sang "Rubber Duckie" : ERNIE
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1956 Oscar-winning title role for Ingrid Bergman : ANASTASIA
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James Stockdale as running mate? : PEROTCHOICE
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Terse account of what happened at the Raptor Petting Zoo? : FALCONCARESSED
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Remained functional : LASTED
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Vest wearers : UMPS
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Tightens a piece, say : EDITS
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Golfer Ballesteros : SEVE
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Kind of bar : TAPAS
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Attended without really belonging : SATIN
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"The child of Pride," according to Jonathan Swift : WAR
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Badge awarder: Abbr. : BSA
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"___ go bragh!" : ERIN
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Girl who wears hair clips in nonstandard ways? : BARRETTEMAVERICK
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Stimpy's TV pal : REN
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Poet/novelist Elinor : WYLIE
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Like a crow or lark : OSCINE
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Morales of "NYPD Blue" : ESAI
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Half of a longtime country duo : NAOMIJUDD
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Impetuous quality : ELAN
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Forbidding : STERN
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Quite often : ALOT
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Subtly suggest : GETAT
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Sows with salt, maybe : DEICES
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Work on logical proofs while dining out? : DERIVEINRESTAURANTS
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Historic Irish city : TRALEE
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Bête ___ : NOIRE
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Player's chance to shine : SOLO
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External : OUTER
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___ of Oxford : EARL
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Oscar nominee for "Unfaithful," 2002 : DIANELANE
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"You said a mouthful!" : AMEN
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Archive's contents : ANNALS
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Subsided : EBBED
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Alternative to Rover : REX
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Practice sessions for coercion? : DURESSREHEARSALS
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Sprout : RISE
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Infiltrator : SPY
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"___ says?" : WHO
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Suspicious : LEERY
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Tries : TESTS
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One of Emma's lovers in "Madame Bovary" : LEON
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Quonset hut material : METAL
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Lickety-split : FAST
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In more pain : ACHIER
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Show contempt for yellow fruit? : DERIDEAPRICOTS
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The Kingdom of Heaven? : SOULTERRAIN
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About whom Shakespeare wrote "Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale / Her infinite variety" : CLEOPATRA
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Two-time loser to Dwight : ADLAI
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Jive, e.g. : DANCE
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Kind of hat : TENGALLON
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Tranquility : PEACE
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Deep gulf : ABYSS
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Geared up : SET
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Isn't complete without : NEEDS
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Seven-time Wimbledon winner : GRAF
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River of Yakutsk : LENA
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"High Sierra" actress : IDALUPINO
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Sony introduction of 1984 : DISCMAN
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Impedes legally : ESTOPS
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Other: Abbr. : MISC
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Inter ___ : ALIA
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Crimson : CLARETRED
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Accesses : TAPSINTO
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Lead-in to further explanation : IDEST
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Summer sweaters? : PORES
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Impel to action : PROD
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So far : YET
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City on the Seine : LEHAVRE
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Cropped up : AROSE
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Hand or foot : UNIT
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They're spotted in casinos : DICE
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Some bird feed : SEED
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Whips but good : TANS
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Split : CLEAVE
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Underground film actress Sedgwick : EDIE
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Main character in Proust's "Remembrance of Things Past" : SWANN
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Cousin of a gull : TERN
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Vicinity : AREA
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General acknowledgment? : SALUTE
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Like the Gobi : ARID
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Split, in a way : BISECT
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Horror film's offerings : SCARES
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Claude who starred in TV's "Lobo" : AKINS
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"Here's a pleasant surprise!" : BYJOVE
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Fly from Africa : TSETSE
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Ceremonial splendor : ECLAT
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Sporty Mazda : MIATA
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Another name for vitamin A : RETINOL
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More artful : WILIER
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1984 Hollywood biopic : MARLENE
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Like diplomatic pouches : SEALED
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Distinctive Rolls-Royce feature : GRILLE
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Ending with profit or racket : EER
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Some reconnaissance craft : DRONES
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Foster, as enthusiasm : DRUMUP
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Bistro : EATERY
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Nonsensical : INANE
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NBC newswoman O'Donnell : NORAH
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In a convenient way : USABLY
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Witches' familiars, often : TOADS
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"Conspiracy of Fools" topic : ENRON
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Cancels, as in an online order form : DESELECTS
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Steel grating component : IBAR
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"Metaphysica" writer : ARISTOTLE
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Swift production? : NEST
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They've split : EXES
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How things may get washed : ASHORE
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Soup accompaniers : SALTINES
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Ladylove : SWEETIE
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Go through volumes : READ
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Make larger or smaller, as a photo : RESCALE
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Clavell novel set in Hong Kong : TAIPAN
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Pale purple : LILAC
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No-goodnik : MEANY
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Olympians Liddell and Heiden : ERICS
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Jumper : FROG
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Order letters : ASAP
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Set of standards : CODE
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___ Bowl (postseason game) : HULA
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Colorless : DRAB
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"Hard ___!" (sailor's yell) : ALEE
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Confined, with "up" : PENT
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Walked along : TROD
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___-culotte : SANS
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Cereal box abbr. : RDA

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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