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CYBERCHUCKLES

New York Times, Sunday, January 23, 2005

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 68 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 70 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0123 ( 20,165 )
Across
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Place to buy ice cream : MILKBAR
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Family subdivisions : GENERA
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Go after : ATTACK
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Taking a break : ONLEAVE
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The one that got away? : ELUDER
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1959 #1 hit for the Fleetwoods : MRBLUE
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Stick-in-the-mud types : STODGES
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Rich man's wife, often : LADYOFLEISURE
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Jacks and such : TOYS
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Whirlpools : EDDIES
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Schubert's Symphony ___ Minor ("Unfinished Symphony") : INB
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Yahoo competitor : MSN
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LAX listing: Abbr. : ETD
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Common locales for film brawls : SALOONS
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Bel ___ cheese : PAESE
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A new start? : NEO
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Consequence of war : LOSSOFLIFE
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Kind of bean : FAVA
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Stone memorial : CAIRN
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"What have I done?!" : OHNO
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Flutter : SKIPABEAT
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Italian car, briefly : ALFA
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Mil. fliers : USAF
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See 69-Across : NEALON
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Word on a shoppe sign : OLDE
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Tab : BILL
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Usually low-paying work : LABOROFLOVE
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Amazon menaces : BOAS
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Impassive : STOIC
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Copy, in a way : XEROX
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Fictional captain : NEMO
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Duchamp contemporary : ARP
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Like some windows : TINTED
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With 52-Across, former "Saturday Night Live" cast member : KEVIN
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Out there : YONDER
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"Go on" : AND
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Boobs : OAFS
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"Happy Anniversary" writers : ICERS
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Egypt's Mubarak : HOSNI
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Langston Hughes poem : ITOO
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Opulence : LAPOFLUXURY
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Barfly's binge : TOOT
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Versailles votes : NONS
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Creation of 1948 : ISRAEL
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The Fleetwoods, for example : TRIO
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Pond youngsters : EFTS
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Gotten slower with age : LOSTASTEP
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Contracted group : YALL
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Cap ___ in the Baseball Hall of Fame : ANSON
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Snack : BITE
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Chop alternatives : LEGSOFLAMB
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Pull : TOW
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Pens, possibly : SWANS
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Most rough, at sea : WAVIEST
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Nasser's org. : UAR
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Kind of particle : PSI
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"Shallow ___" (2001 Jack Black movie) : HAL
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Most withdrawn : SHYEST
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"Finnegans Wake" wife : ANNA
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Illinois : LANDOFLINCOLN
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Work unit without much work : SLOWDAY
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Classic Darrell Hammond impersonation : ALGORE
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Office buildings often have them : LEASES
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French inn : AUBERGE
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Prefix with day or year : YESTER
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Not prompt for : LATETO
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Psychedelic, in a way : TIEDYED
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Zero on the screen : MOSTEL
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Completely : INTOTO
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English policy makers : LLOYDSOFLONDON
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Some sneakers : KEDS
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Favorite activity, slangily : BAG
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Columbus, in N.Y.C. : AVE
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Turn over : RESELL
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Live Aid founder Bob : GELDOF
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Famed New York eatery : ELAINES
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Certain posers : NUDES
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Popular ice cream : EDYS
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Antique auto : REO
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Speak to the owner? : ARF
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Words of agreement : AMENS
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Trendy New York area : TRIBECA
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USA competitor : TBS
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Ones with degrees : ALUMNI
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Foul-mouth : CURSER
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Enamored of : KEENON
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Rest on top of : LIEABOVE
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"And how!" : DOI
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Mama's boy : SON
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In an entangled state : AFOUL
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Like some crosses : PAPAL
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Luxury Toyota : AVALON
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Critic with big sideburns : SHALIT
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Feudal estate : FIEF
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Get from ___ (progress slightly) : ATOB
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City served by McGhee Tyson Airport : KNOXVILLE
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Opposing force : ENEMY
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Forbear : ABSTAIN
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Ripped : LITINTO
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Smooth jazz feature : SAX
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Visage on a fiver : ABE
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Part of a road : FORK
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Stuff in baskets : LOADSOFLAUNDRY
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Be afraid to : DARENOT
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Lively wits : ESPRITS
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Eggs : ROE
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Fortune profilee, for short : CEO
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"That's gotta hurt!" : OOH
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"Sleep" and "Spain," for two : DALIS
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Post-E.R. spot : ICU
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On deck : NEXT
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Kind of motel, slangily : NOTELL
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Heater : FASTBALL
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Here's a twist : SPRAIN
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Play with robots : RUR
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Jaipur title : SRI
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1952 Olympics host : OSLO
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Brewers' equipment : OASTS
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Celebration : FETE
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Goes up and down : YOYOS
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Back from boating : ONSHORE
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Short drama : PLAYLET
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Back from boating? : AFT
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Enjoying some fun : ATPLAY
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It's hit when making change : NOSALE
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Playground section : SWINGS
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Still : EVENSO
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M-1 firers : GIS
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Assails : SETSAT
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Get by : MANAGE
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Sounded like an ass : BRAYED
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Kit-Kat component : WAFER
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"___ fault is it?" : WHOSE
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"Git!" : SCAT
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Stunned : AWED
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Braille bit : DOT
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Bedridden : ILL
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PBS supporter : NEA
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Him, to Henri : LUI
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U.K. award : OBE

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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