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LOVE CONNECTION

New York Times, Sunday, October 10, 2004

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 126 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 1010 ( 20,060 )
Across
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Wire material : NEWS
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Train and bus overseer, for short : MTA
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Hurry-scurry : ADO
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A moving experience : HOMESALE
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Oodles : ALOT
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Belt tighteners : BUCKLES
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Noted Madonna role : EVAPERON
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Submarine : HEROSANDWICH
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Morning : FORENOON
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Pedicure place : SALON
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Mimosa family tree : ACACIA
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"Some Girls Do" author ___ Banks : LEANNE
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Ike's monogram : DDE
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Matchsticks game : NIM
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College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. : MARIST
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Air letters? : SAS
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St. Louis Gateway Arch architect : EEROSAARINEN
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Name hidden in seven other answers in this puzzle : EROS
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Cuddly TV alien : ALF
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Bring in : REAP
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Sings with swings : LILTS
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Psychoanalyst Fromm : ERICH
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Grazing ground : LEA
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Dumps : STIES
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Bit of comedy : SKIT
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Gifted person : DONEE
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Eleniak of "Baywatch" : ERIKA
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Lashes into a fury : ENRAGES
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Puts on a long face : ACTSSAD
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Quagmire : MORASS
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"O, beware, my lord, of Jealousy!" speaker : IAGO
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Cast : HURL
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Till section : TENS
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Notable discovery of 1799 : THEROSETTASTONE
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Ennui-inducing : BLAH
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Strike zone? : LANE
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Capital on the Caspian Sea : BAKU
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Diminutive advice-giver, familiarly : DRRUTH
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Place to meditate : YOGAMAT
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Rap singers, generically : RHYMERS
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Analyze : ASSAY
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In the know : AWARE
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Dr. Seuss's "Horton Hears ___" : AWHO
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According to : ASPER
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Guacamole, for one : DIP
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Standard pick-up line? : GETIN
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Seating sections : TIERS
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Squeezed (out) : EKED
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Daughter of Cadmus : INO
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Utopia : EDEN
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Eastern bloom : JAPANESEROSE
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Game elements: Abbr. : PTS
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Went over the top, in a way : EMOTED
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Word after good and bad : COP
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Cartoonist Keane : BIL
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Innocent : CHERUB
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One of the Nixons : TRICIA
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Letter-shaped fastener : UBOLT
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Study of the atmosphere : AEROLOGY
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Chess and tennis, mathematically : ZEROSUMGAMES
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Pub order : PILSENER
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Synthetic fiber : ACETATE
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Major, for one : RANK
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Irons : PRESSERS
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Deli slice : RYE
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"Like ___!" : WOW
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Parts of a line: Abbr. : STAS
Down
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Slangy dissents : NAHS
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Zeno of ___ : ELEA
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London had the first one in 1851 : WORLDSFAIR
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Gave up a seat : STOOD
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Mgr.'s degree : MBA
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Salade niçoise need : TUNA
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Electrician's favorite rock band? : ACDC
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Pianist de Larrocha : ALICIA
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Point : DECIMAL
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Part of the Dept. of Labor : OSHA
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Pajama-clad exec : HEF
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Ab ___ (from the start) : OVO
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Blue or white fish : MARLIN
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They're waved at the Olympics : EPEES
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Groups of 100 : SENATEROSTERS
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Opera "Moses und ___" : ARON
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Bird with a dagger-shaped bill : LOON
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Feminizing suffix : ENNE
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Skater Michelle's family : KWANS
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Look of disdain : SNEER
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Summer coolers : MILKSHAKES
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Nay sayer : ANTI
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Result of a racer jumping the gun : RESTART
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"The Crucible" setting : SALEM
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Olds model : ALERO
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Wiring experts: Abbr. : EES
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Bank posting : RATE
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Kind of leader : OPINION
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Slope : RISE
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Douse, maybe : RINSE
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Current locale : OCEAN
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Discards : SHEDS
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Summer setting in Pa. : EDT
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1978 cult film by David Lynch : ERASERHEAD
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Nestor : SAGE
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"The Stepford Wives" actress, 1975 : KATHARINEROSS
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Lenten symbol : ASH
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Barely managed : GOTBY
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Dullard : CLOD
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Ward of "Sisters" : SELA
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Takeover artist : USURPER
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Knock : RATATAT
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Author Janowitz : TAMA
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Big D.C. lobby : NRA
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How grade schoolers are grouped : BYAGE
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Mooed : LOWED
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Marble : AGATE
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State Dept. worker : USDIPLOMAT
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Poison : TAINT
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Stickers : HYPOS
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Game pieces : MEN
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Crescent-shaped tract of land : HORN
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Zaire's Mobuto Sese ___ : SEKO
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Clear off : WIPE
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Certain tel. no. : RES
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Requirement for surprise : SECRECY
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Completely clean : DEBUG
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Quality, in a Ford slogan : JOBONE
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Do after dark : SOIREE
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___ Center : EPCOT
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Open-back shoes : MULES
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Building supports : IBARS
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"Li'l Abner" creator : CAPP
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Prince, e.g. : HEIR
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Perry's creator : ERLE
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Russian monarch: Var. : TZAR
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"The Last Time ___ Paris" : ISAW
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Camera setting : AUTO
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Olin of "Chocolat" : LENA
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Slight reproaches : TSKS
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Eur. language : GER
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Time line markings: Abbr. : YRS
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Kitten's cry : MEW

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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