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BREW HA-HA

New York Times, Sunday, January 9, 2005

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 91 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0109 ( 20,151 )
Across
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Elementary biology subject : AMOEBA
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Compaq product : PCCLONE
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Judicial inquest : ASSIZE
20
Six Flags Elitch Gardens city : DENVER
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Coming from the factory, say : ORDERED
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Look around : GANDER
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Aim : INTENT
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Typical, as a beer? : PARFORTHECOORS
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Last degree : NTH
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Output of un philosophe : IDEES
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General in Chinese restaurants : TSO
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Matter of interpretation : INKBLOT
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Psyched up : EAGER
33
Oxford offering, for short : HMO
35
Sainted historian : BEDE
36
Beer-drinking singer of the 1970's? : KIRINCARPENTER
41
Record label for Whitney Houston and Usher : ARISTA
46
Melodramatic outburst : EGAD
47
Turkish Empire founder : OSMAN
48
Messenger ___ : RNA
49
Ones who've been tapped on the shoulder : SIRS
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Valued advice-giver : ELDER
52
Purpose : END
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Inferior, as beer? : BUSCHLEAGUE
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Samoan staple : POI
58
Mr. Potato Head piece : EAR
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Penetrating : KEEN
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Superlatively slippery : EELIEST
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Part of A.S.A.P. : SOONAS
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Eat like ___ : APIG
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They'll show you the neighborhood : AREAMAPS
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Cry by one who's disgusted by beer? : UGHTHATSGROLSCH
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Pertaining to stars : SIDEREAL
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Become vexed : FRET
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"The Spirit" cartoonist Will : EISNER
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College offering : SEMINAR
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Bow-wielding boy : AMOR
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D-Day vessel : LST
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Prefix with meter : ODO
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Expert in beer? : PABSTMASTER
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Class-conscious grp.? : PTA
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Football stat : YARDS
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Rat tail? : ATAT
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Mate : PAL
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Needed a bath : STANK
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Princess from Alderaan : LEIA
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Greets nonverbally : NODSAT
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Having the experience of years of beer drinking? : OLDERBUDWEISER
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Assignment : POST
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Narrow inlet : RIA
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1961 John Updike story set in a grocery store : AANDP
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Popular surfing site : WAIKIKI
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Dust jacket feature : BIO
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Not cornered? : ROUND
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Good cheer : OLE
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Declaration from a die-hard beer drinker? : AMSTELSTANDING
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Bright annual : ZINNIA
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Tutor of 12-Down : SENECA
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Artless one : INGENUE
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Dispatch boats : AVISOS
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Class of "1984" : PROLES
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Campus life : ACADEME
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Moon goddess : SELENE
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Tennis edge : ADIN
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Suffix with puzzle : MENT
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Where many songs are heard : ONTHERADIO
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Procrastinator's shopping day, maybe : EVE
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Harmless : BENIGN
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Hoover Dam's style : ARTDECO
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Wearer of a famous ring : POPE
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Place to sleep, slangily : CRASHPAD
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Spock, e.g.: Abbr. : CDR
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Not switched off : LEFTON
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Spanish card suit : OROS
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Hated ruler of old : NERO
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N.J. summer setting : EDT
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Conference need : AGENDA
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Pillager : SACKER
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Thurston Howell type : SNOB
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Fan mail recipient : IDOL
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Part of binary code : ZERO
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Once, once : ERST
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Rush : HIE
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Pink tip : ERASER
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White House worker : AIDE
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Androphobe's aversion : MEN
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Bric-a-___ : BRAC
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Permanently, after "for" : KEEPS
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White house? : IGLOO
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1970's White House inits. : RMN
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Unwavering : TRUE
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Trap : ENSNARE
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Jewish scholar Berlin and others : ISAIAHS
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Largest college fraternity in the U.S., in brief : SIGEP
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Bridge support : TRUSS
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"I'd hate to break up ___" : ASET
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Assay need : REAGENT
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Tries desperately to get : BEGSFOR
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Pursue closely : HEEL
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Landlord's paperwork : LEASES
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New Haven's nickname : ELMCITY
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Guru's hangout : ASHRAM
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Word with mess or press : KIT
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Some beachgoers : NUDISTS
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Cry when the lights come on : AHA
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Like some consonants : PALATAL
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Gibberish : ROT
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Prefix with byte : TERA
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Sound that means "Back off!" : GRR
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Defunct treaty acronym : SEATO
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Michael Jackson's 1987 boast : IMBAD
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Letdown after awaiting a reply : NORESPONSE
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Comedian Izzard : EDDIE
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Buddy of 1940's baseball : ROSAR
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Go across : SPAN
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Card table action : MELD
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Best Supporting Actor winner for "Ed Wood" : LANDAU
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Lend, informally : SPOT
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Exhibitor of Jumbo the elephant : PTBARNUM
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Kind of cross : TAU
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"Put ___ on it!" : ALID
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Madras Mr. : SRI
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December celebrations : KWANZAS
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Each : APIECE
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Stein title subject : TOKLAS
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Like a ravine : ERODED
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Escarole alternative : ENDIVE
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Close relative : SIS
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Velvet ant : WASP
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New World abbr. : AMER
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"The answer ___!" : ISNO
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Big name in compilation albums : KTEL
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Judge's seat : BANC
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Actress Swenson : INGA
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Pointed arch variety : OGEE
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Skilled stalker : LION
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Unaffectedness : EASE
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Córdoba kinswoman : TIA
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Follower of Benedict : INE
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Zippo : NIL

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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