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DOING WITHOUT

New York Times, Sunday, January 8, 2012

Author:
Tony Orbach
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {X} This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Orbach. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0108 ( 22,706 )
Across
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A person can take big strides with this : STILT
6
Hannibal's foil in "The Silence of the Lambs" : CLARICE
13
Museum piece : CERAMIC
20
Forum fashions : TOGAE
21
Glade, e.g. : AEROSOL
22
Hue akin to olive : AVOCADO
23
___-Itami International Airport : OSAKA
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"Just do drills for now"? : DONTPLAYMATCHES
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Undo : REVERSE
28
Back to Brooklyn? : ITE
29
Slaughter : CREAM
30
Disturb one's neighbors at night? : KEEPUPTHEJONESES
37
Comic strip "___ and Janis" : ARLO
38
Inflation-fighting W.W. II org. : OPA
39
A pop : EACH
40
Former bill : LAW
42
Handful : FEW
44
Table saver : COASTER
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Don Quixote's love : DULCINEA
52
Duffer's feeling toward a putting pro? : GREENENVY
54
Meeting one's soul mate, perhaps? : DATEDESTINY
56
Bogart's "High Sierra" role : EARLE
57
Clive Cussler novel settings : SEAS
59
Weight allowance : TARE
60
"Behold," to Brutus : ECCE
61
Represent with a stick figure, say : STYLIZE
63
Words on a Wonderland cake : EATME
65
Nonentities : ZEROES
67
Successfully perform a download? : GETTHEPROGRAM
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Who wrote "A true German can't stand the French, / Yet willingly he drinks their wines" : GOETHE
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Chamber exit : AORTA
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One who discriminates? : EPICURE
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Naysayer : ANTI
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Fr. title : MLLE
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Fen-___ (former weight-loss drug) : PHEN
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Grow dark : LATEN
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Applied foil at the Hershey's factory? : SEALEDAKISS
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One man's declaration to an upset party planner? : IMTHEBAND
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Sewing aids : PATTERNS
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Rider on a crowded bus, maybe : STANDEE
96
"I knew it!" : AHA
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Relations : KIN
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Shoppe modifier : OLDE
99
Foreign football score : NIL
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Blue shade : AQUA
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Drive by the United Nations? : PASSFLYINGCOLORS
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Ponders : MULLS
115
Upton Sinclair novel on which "There Will Be Blood" is based : OIL
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Slum-clearing project, say : RENEWAL
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Impostor's excuse? : IONLYWANNABEYOU
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"Me, Myself & ___" : IRENE
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Tainted : STAINED
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Part of some Tin Pan Alley music : UKULELE
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Went into la-la land, with "out" : ZONED
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Take control of : HARNESS
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Original : SEMINAL
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Twisty curves : ESSES
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Bundle bearer : STORK
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"I'll have ___" : TOSEE
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Response to a pledge drive request : IGAVE
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Glen Canyon reservoir : LAKEPOWELL
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Get a bit misty : TEARUP
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Academy enrollee : CADET
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Constellation whose brightest star is Regulus : LEO
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Prince Valiant's eldest : ARN
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Bunkum : ROT
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EarthLink, e.g., for short : ISP
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Actor Firth : COLIN
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Thrill : ELATE
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One may be overhead : CAM
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"Little" singer of the '60s : EVA
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Coll. elective : ROTC
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Capital city on the Atlantic : ACCRA
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Pundit Bill : MAHER
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Model : IDEAL
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Vodka drink, informally : COSMO
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"Definitely!" : YES
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Go into la-la land, with "out" : SPACE
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Strong cast : HEAVE
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2010 Emma Stone comedy set in high school : EASYA
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Highway sign abbr. : JCT
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Was audibly surprised, maybe : OHED
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Shake : ELUDE
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Holiday season event : SALE
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Loos : WCS
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Animal house, say : FRAT
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Creepy: Var. : EERY
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Start : ONSET
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Hovel : RATTRAP
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Removal of restrictions, informally : DEREG
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Path of Caesar : ITER
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One-named singer for the Velvet Underground : NICO
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Suffix with depend : ENCE
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They might have it : AYES
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Some appliances : GES
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Nag's call : NEIGH
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___-shanter : TAMO
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Tarot user, maybe : SEERESS
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New York's Tappan ___ Bridge : ZEE
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Flat: Abbr. : APT
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Kill quickly : ZAP
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"South Pacific" hero : EMILE
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Diplomatic efforts : TALKS
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Hindu spring festival : HOLI
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French income : RENTE
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Exclaim breathlessly : GASP
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Ready for service : ONEA
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Conseil d'___ : ETAT
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Sports contest : TILT
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Men of La Mancha : CABALLEROS
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4-Down locale : UTAH
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Actress Sofer : RENA
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Goal : END
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Food in Exodus : MANNA
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Language from which "bungalow" and "jungle" come : HINDI
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Saxony seaport : EMDEN
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Bad response upon first seeing one's new haircut? : EEK
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Insomnia cause : DRIP
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Adaptable aircraft : STOL
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From now on : HENCE
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Khan man? : ALY
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Take charge? : IONIZE
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Drivers of some slow-moving vehicles : AMISH
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Allotment : QUOTA
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Kind of nerve : ULNAR
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One way to go, betting-wise : ALLIN
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Word after an ampersand, maybe : SON
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Body cavity : SINUS
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Eccentric : FLAKE
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What Oliver asked for more of : GRUEL
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Berlin Olympics star : OWENS
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Rajah's partner : RANEE
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Malamutes' burdens : SLEDS
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"Auld Lang ___" : SYNE
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Musician Montgomery : WES
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Things that may be 65-Downed : ADS
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Cadge : BUM
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Inventor Whitney : ELI
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Itch : YEN
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Motor finish? : OLA

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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