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AT THE DOCTOR'S OFFICE

New York Times, Sunday, October 19, 2003

Author:
Nancy Nicholson Joline
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Nicholson Joline

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 79 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 103 for Ms. Joline. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 1019 ( 19,703 )
Across
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Tool : CATSPAW
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Performing : ONSTAGE
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Dr Pepper alternatives : NEHIS
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Flatter servilely : ADULATE
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Like : SIMILAR
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Allow : OPINE
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The kindergarten teacher had ... : VERYSMALLPUPILS
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Outlook : VISTA
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Kind : ILK
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Layered treats : OREOS
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___ Gonçalo, Brazil : SAO
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Halftime participant, often : MASCOT
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Rounding out : LAST
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Prefix with thesis : SYN
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Way to fly : SOLO
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Part of an 800 collect call number : ATT
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Big Apple attraction, with "the" : MET
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The garage mechanic had ... : ASPARETIRE
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Maglie of baseball : SAL
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Scattered : SOWED
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They're nuts : KOLAS
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Engineering project : TRESTLE
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Satisfaction seeker : AVENGER
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Some are inflated : EGOS
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Go-getter : TIGER
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___-Phen (former dieting aid) : FEN
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The beekeeper had ... : ACASEOFHIVES
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What a marker indicates : DEBT
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Dance, e.g. : ART
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Alitalia destination : ROMA
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Pinkerton in "Madama Butterfly" : TENOR
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One-on-one sport : EPEE
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Some are inflated : RAFTS
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Heart of a PC : CPU
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Untrained : RAW
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Van Gogh painted here : ARLES
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Marty Feldman in "Young Frankenstein" : IGOR
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Hardly a grandmotherly type : CRONE
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Viscosity symbols : ETAS
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Cockpit dial: Abbr. : ALT
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Saharan : SERE
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The poet had ... : FOOTPROBLEMS
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French co. : CIE
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Welcomed to one's home : HADIN
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Prom night tradition : LIMO
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Chisholm Trail town : ABILENE
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Current : PRESENT
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Clear : LUCID
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Cole slaw and fries : SIDES
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Suffix with cloth : IER
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The estate planner was ... : FARSIGHTED
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Recycling site : BIN
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Routes: Abbr. : RDS
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Rested : LAIN
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Hosp. area : ICU
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Maximally : TOPS
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They receive blessings : ACHOOS
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Pop record label : MCA
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1952 Mitchum noir classic : MACAO
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Sight, in France : VUE
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Times to put the hands together? : NOONS
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The ad writer had ... : SPOTSEVERYWHERE
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Way belowdecks : HATCH
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Word used with greats : ALLTIME
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Picked up : LEARNED
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Uncertain : ATSEA
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Daniel Webster, e.g. : SENATOR
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Amazing adventure : ODYSSEY
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Carp : CAVIL
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"A Passage to India" woman : ADELA
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Izmir natives : TURKS
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Stone of rock : SLY
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Pops : PAS
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Maximally : ATMOST
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Spent : WEARY
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1952 Olympics site : OSLO
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Chills : NIPS
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Mustangs' home, for short : SMU
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Inclines : TIPS
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Rap sheet info : ALIASES
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Lug : GALOOT
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Elocution class no-nos : ERS
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Bagel shop request : NOVA
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Anglican's cousin: Abbr. : EPIS
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The producer had ... : HISCASTREPLACED
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Altogether : INTOTAL
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Bill Gates locale : SEATTLE
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Olin of "Chocolat" : LENA
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Finicky cat : MORRIS
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Catchers of tax cheats : TMEN
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Kind of box : LITTER
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Annual literary awards : EDGARS
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___-Ball : SKEE
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Comic strip character who said "I refuse to have a battle of wits with an unarmed person" : POGO
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Overhead : ALOFT
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More precipitate : RASHER
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M.D.'s diagnostic tool : EEG
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Travels off the beaten path : SAFARIS
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Superannuated : OVERAGE
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The tennis star ... : WENTFORHERSHOTS
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Special dinner : SEDER
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"Foucault's Pendulum" author : ECO
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Zodiac animal : RAM
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Iliac attachment : SACRO
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Like Mendelssohn's "Italian" Symphony : INA
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"Wheel of Fortune" buy : VOWEL
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Dog-to-postal carrier route : BEELINE
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High school seniors, often : TESTEES
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Club officer: Abbr. : TREAS
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Winner's take : POT
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Remove from power? : UNPLUG
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Umbrian hill town : ASSISI
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Nicaraguan guerrilla : CONTRA
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Composer Korngold : ERICH
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High ___ : TEA
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U.N. biggie: Abbr. : AMB
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Events for 63-Down : FINALS
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Drop : OMIT
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Portend : BODE
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First-rate, slangily : DEF
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It may be caught in a trap : LINT
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Underwater menace : PIRANHA
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Revolutionary War figure : REDCOAT
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Infiniti alternative : LINCOLN
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Like child's play : SIMPLE
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Cut up : DICE
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Encouraged : BUOYED
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Film producer Ponti : CARLO
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Thermometer locales : OVENS
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Blender setting : PUREE
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Far from spiffy : SEEDY
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"There was a time ..." : ONCE
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Workplace safety org. : OSHA
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Lead-in for boy or girl : ATTA
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Note : MEMO
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Maintain : AVER
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Traveler to 8-Down : SAS
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Word to Rover : SIT
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"No ___!" : WAY
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Academic units: Abbr. : HRS

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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