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WHEN IN ROME

New York Times, Sunday, January 4, 2009

Author:
Daniel A. Finan
Editor:
Will Shortz
1997 horror film with the tagline "If you can't breathe, you can't scream"
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This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 68 Missing: {J} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Finan.
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© 2009, The New York Times1/4/09 ( No. 21,607 )
Across
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Emmy-winning actor Powers ___ : BOOTHE
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Like Polk, among U.S. presidents : ELEVENTH
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Arizona state birds : WRENS
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Experiment runner? : LABRAT
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Oliver Twist's request : SOMEMORE
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Having new tenants : RELET
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Many a fish story : THEITHATGOTAWAY
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Run up : INCUR
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Word shouted to start a party : SURPRISE
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Place to sojourn : INN
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Duds : ATTIRE
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Nobelist Walesa : LECH
30
Stubble : VOCLOCKSHADOW
34
Took steps : ACTED
37
Zoo heavyweight : RHINO
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Pop maker? : WEASEL
40
Slangy turndown : NAH
41
Gabs : NATTERS
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Rubbed raw, say : RED
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Nickelodeon's "Kenan & ___" : KEL
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Last film directed by Cecil B. DeMille : THEXCOMMANDMENTS
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"Later!" : CIAO
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Not going anywhere : INARUT
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Was up : LED
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Film speed no. : ISO
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Newspaper section : SPORTS
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Like Australia's Outback : ARID
60
A : ALPHA
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Carol opener : OCOME
63
1976 #1 hit whose title follows the words "There must be ..." : LWAYSTOLEAVEYOURLOVER
70
Mandel of "Deal or No Deal" : HOWIE
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Auto whose name is derived from a Zoroastrian deity : MAZDA
72
Rheinland city : KOLN
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___ Blake, player of Miss Kitty on "Gunsmoke" : AMANDA
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Many-armed org.? : NRA
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Make a bow : TIE
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"I can't hear you!" : LOUDER
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Puppeteer Tony : SARG
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Gabriel García Márquez best seller : CYEARSOFSOLITUDE
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"Further ..." : AND
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Vintage film channel : TCM
90
Wisconsin city on Lake Michigan : KENOSHA
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"Tour" grp. : PGA
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Batman's domain : GOTHAM
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Like shower rooms, often : TILED
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Lopsided postseason result : SWEEP
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Event first won by a Marmon Wasp : INDIANAPOLISD
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Prefix with distant : EQUI
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Playground retort : DOESSO
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Charlottetown's home: Abbr. : PEI
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Clear brandy : EAUDEVIE
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One who hardly gives a hoot? : OWLET
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Salad bar option : MISLANDDRESSING
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Birthplace of Charles De Gaulle : LILLE
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Nassau native : BAHAMIAN
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Takes responsibility for : SEESTO
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Bad look : SNEER
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1997 horror film with the tagline "If you can't breathe, you can't scream" : ANACONDA
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Price qualifier : ORLESS
Down
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Nonkosher sandwiches : BLTS
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Home of Mount Ka'ala : OAHU
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Upper: Ger. : OBER
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One of Ty Cobb's record 295 in the A.L. : TRIPLE
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Odium : HATRED
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Work ___ : ETHIC
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Renaissance family name : ESTE
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Camp seat, maybe : LOG
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Music genre derived from punk rock : EMO
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Ex-fighter : VET
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It might have an attachment : EMAIL
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"Simmer down!" : NOWNOW
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A dangerous thing to fall into : TRANCE
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"Yo!" : HEY
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Showed pain, in a way : WRITHED
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Many a lake cabin : RENTAL
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11th-century military hero : ELCID
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It comes before surgery : NEURO
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Scatter : STREW
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Religious retreat : ASHRAM
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Gauge : ASSESS
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Curriculum ___ : VITAE
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Nonstop : ONEND
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Appliance attachment : CORD
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Go-___ : KART
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Bucking : ANTI
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"Call Me Irresponsible" lyricist : CAHN
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Mother of Helios : THEA
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Web code : HTML
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Untagged, say : NOTIT
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Word said before someone snaps : SMILE
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Russian ballet company : KIROV
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Wonderland cake message : EATME
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Deadbeat : LOSER
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Activity at the dentist's : XRAYING
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Blasted : CURSED
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Glimpse : ESPY
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Manhattan neighborhood : NOHO
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Nondairy milk source : COCONUT
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Hoi ___ : POLLOI
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Suffix with serf : DOM
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Gardner of the silver screen : AVA
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Arctic diver : AUK
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Asian capital whose trains offer oxygen masks : LHASA
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One with two X's : WOMAN
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Tony, e.g. : AWARD
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Sprinter's assignment : LANE
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Book before Nehemiah : EZRA
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"It was ___ and stormy night ..." : ADARK
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University of Missouri campus site : ROLLA
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Bank info: Abbr. : ACCTNO
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Author Morrison and others : TONIS
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"Too rich for me" : IFOLD
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Latin 101 verb : ESSE
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Bamboozle : DUPE
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Leg up : EDGE
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Harvest : REAP
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Jewish youth org. : YMHA
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"The X-Files" grp. : SETI
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"Goodness gracious!" : OHDEAR
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Countertop item : TOASTER
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Supermodel Bündchen : GISELE
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Rome's ___ Way : APPIAN
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Brandy's TV name : MOESHA
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Afternoon serial, informally : SUDSER
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"Night" writer : WIESEL
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Golden calves : IDOLS
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Kind of situation : NOWIN
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Milan's Santa Maria ___ Grazie : DELLE
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Light purple : LILAC
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Chili con ___ : QUESO
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Mystery writer Buchanan : EDNA
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Shop device : VISE
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QB stats : INTS
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Inflated heads : EGOS
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Wall St. credential : MBA
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Te ___ : AMO
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Diarist Anaïs : NIN
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Old man : DAD

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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