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Gaining Weight

New York Times, Sunday, January 31, 1999

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 136, Blocks: 70 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 84 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0131 ( 17,981 )
Across
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Gold count : KARATS
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Calif. daily : LATIMES
14
See 17-Down : GLASS
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Mark of a ruler : ONEINCH
21
Upset and then some : INARAGE
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Dreadlocks sporter, for short : RASTA
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Take the algae out for a stroll? : WALKTHEPLANKTON
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Lord's attendant : ANGEL
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Public transport : TRAM
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"Rah!" : OLE
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"And this is the thanks ___?" : IGET
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Ax politely : EASEOUT
31
Penta plus three : OCTA
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Juan-___-Pins (Riviera resort) : LES
33
Sports trophy since 1927 : RYDERCUP
35
Sapporo sash : OBI
36
A question of timing : WHEN
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Pants problems : ANTS
39
It has shoulders : ROAD
40
Trading partner of ancient Tyre : ADEN
41
Vandalize part of Ohio? : TRASHCANTON
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Weight lifter : CRANE
46
Annual TV event, with "the" : OSCARS
50
"You have to see this!" : OHLOOK
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Is worthwhile : PAYS
52
Fate : KARMA
53
Pin spots? : LAPELS
55
It comes with sections : ORANGE
58
1958 movie chiller, with "The" : BLOB
59
Standard varieties : OILS
60
Old magazine billed as "America's Aviation Weekly" : AERO
63
Introverts : LONERS
64
Deviation : YAW
65
Our church's blond caretaker? : THEFAIRSEXTON
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Aqueous : WET
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Lazybones's declaration : MANANA
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___ point (never) : ATNO
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Corp. magnates : CEOS
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State of the union : UTAH
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Buyer, in a phrase : EMPTOR
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Solderer's activity : FUSING
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Text : PROSE
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Singer Coolidge : RITA
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Confessional account of a sensational nature : IDUNIT
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Naval position : GUNNER
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Twinkle-toed : AGILE
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Abide a W.W. II general? : STANDPATTON
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It doesn't get far from home : BUNT
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Color of the Seine : BLEU
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Flying ___ : LEAP
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What tots are taught : ABCS
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Blink of an eye : SEC
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Liqueur brand : DRAMBUIE
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Nothing at all : NIL
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Excoriate : FLAY
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One way to pitch : OVERARM
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"The Joy of Cooking" writer Rombauer : IRMA
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Motor attachment? : OLA
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Cross : FORD
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Like movies : RATED
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Storage spot for a midget? : MINIATURECARTON
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Across-the-board : BROAD
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Holds one's interest : ENGAGES
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Fiasco : DEBACLE
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Scotsman's nickname : SANDY
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Bacon servings : RASHERS
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Pass along greetings : SAYHEY
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Bow (to) : KOWTOW
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Old-style revolutionary : ANARCH
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Empathize : RELATE
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1993 Super Bowl M.V.P. : AIKMAN
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Big bang maker : TNT
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Research types : SCHOLARS
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Wee : LIL
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Have ___ of (display) : ANAIR
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Lemon-flavored, maybe : TANGY
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Upset : IRKED
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Concern : MATTERTO
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It may block a compromise : EGO
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Like many classical aphorisms : SENECAN
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Fathom : GRASP
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Kind of shift : LANE
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Equal to Isaac? : ASGOODASNEWTON
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With 14-Across, certain crystal : STEUBEN
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Brie base : SALTINE
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Its main street marks Last Chance Gulch : HELENA
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Flies or gadflies : PESTS
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Sch. meeting room : AUD
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Fleece : ROOK
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Patronizes : SHOPSAT
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Indo-European speaker : ARYAN
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Choral syllable : TRA
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With 83-Down, "new socialist man" advocate : CHE
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Everywhere : ALLAROUND
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Nuzzles or nozzles : NOSES
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"An American in Paris" co-star, 1951 : CARON
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"No problem here" : OKBYME
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Bow : SALAAM
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Give top honors in New Jersey? : CROWNPRINCETON
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Diplomat: Abbr. : AMB
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Pullovers : POLOS
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Go flat? : LIE
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Class of submarines : ALFA
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Launderer's challenge : GREASE
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Purim honoree : ESTHER
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"Butterfield 8" author : OHARA
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Carnegie Hall event : RECITAL
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Team components : OXEN
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Government issue : TNOTE
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Just for laughs : INFUN
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Dress (up) : TOG
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Inclined : ATILT
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Coffee maker : URN
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Small intake : SIP
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"Miró, Miró, on the wall," e.g. : PUN
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Particular : ITEM
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Kindergarteners' art, e.g. : DAUBINGS
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Succeed : GOPLACES
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Takes in : ABSORBS
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See 42-Down : GUEVARA
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Stir : SLAMMER
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Verdi's Alfredo Germont, e.g. : TENOR
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Followed : TAILED
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Cold call? : BRR
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Fracas : AFFRAY
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Measles mark : BLOTCH
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King of 70's pop : CAROLE
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2000 Olympics site : SYDNEY
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1941 #1 Sammy Kaye hit : DADDY
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Whom King David sent to be killed in battle : URIAH
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Campaign concern : IMAGE
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Faster's opposite : EATER
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Pored over : READ
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"___ moment" : INA
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Naval letters : USS
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Denver Nuggets' orig. league : ABA

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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