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LINKLETTER ART

New York Times, Sunday, October 22, 2006

Author:
Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Harvey Estes

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 131, Blocks: 93 Missing: {JZ} This is puzzle # 104 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite
Jim Horne notes:

The central H is an integral part of seven crossing answers. For example, 67 Across is TENDER HEARTED and 13 Down is OLD AS THE HILLS.

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A
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T
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A
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L
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O
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S
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S
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C
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R
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O
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C
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I
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O
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C
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A
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N
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A
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D
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S
H
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O
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L
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D
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P
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N
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M
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R
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W
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D
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L
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O
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R
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L
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X
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L
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G
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D
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M
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G
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B
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O
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L
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G
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M
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M
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K
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N
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Q
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V
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N
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K
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D
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L
O
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R
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 1022 ( 20,802 )
Across
1
How sale goods may be sold : ATALOSS
8
Hardy bulbs : CROCI
13
Hockey game starter, often : OCANADA
20
Contract : SHRIVEL
21
Even if, briefly : ALTHO
22
Humbled : LOWERED
23
Ann Landers, e.g. : PENNAME
24
Further shorten, maybe : RESAW
25
Fooled around : DALLIED
26
Dirty coat : SOOT
27
Hollywood stars, e.g. : IDOLS
29
Hang loose : RELAX
31
Swim routine : LAPS
32
Chaps : GUYS
33
Henna and others : DYES
34
Helgenberger of "C.S.I." : MARG
38
Heroine of a Gershwin opera : BESS
39
Horse course : OATS
41
Swing around : SLUE
45
Praise from a choir : GLORIA
47
"Here ___" : TIS
49
"Holy mackerel!" and others : EUPHEMISMS
52
Utilizes fully : MAKESTHEMOSTOF
55
Where to find an eBay listing : NASDAQ
56
It's often left hanging : ART
57
___ Brazzi, star of "South Pacific" : ROSSANO
58
Harvester ___ : ANT
59
Personae non ___ : GRATAE
62
Cur : SNARLER
63
Conforming to : TOEING
67
Sympathetic : TENDERHEARTED
69
Hands down : EASILY
70
Williams with a crown, once : VANESSA
77
Hits hard : SMITES
78
Mr. Big, e.g. : VIP
79
High points : APOGEES
80
Suffix with Ecuador : EAN
81
Bilingual Muppet : ROSITA
84
Legendary : LARGERTHANLIFE
89
Soldier's accessory of old : POWDERHORN
91
Actress Gardner : AVA
92
Precisely : TOATEE
93
Hymn pronoun : THEE
94
Small racer : KART
96
Honks off, so to speak : IRES
98
B. D. ___ of Broadway's "M. Butterfly" : WONG
99
Staff note : MEMO
101
Henley who wrote "Crimes of the Heart" : BETH
102
Hopper : TOAD
106
Irish revolutionary Robert : EMMET
107
Had dinner at home : ATEIN
109
Natty sorts : FOPS
113
Vulnerable to fire : INRANGE
115
Product label abbr. : NETWT
117
Teases : LOLITAS
119
Kind of family : NUCLEAR
120
Masonry, for one : TRADE
121
Shows : LAYSOUT
122
Hands out, as homework : ASSIGNS
123
Some HDTV's : SONYS
124
Haifa money : SHEKELS
Down
1
Hieroglyphic figures : ASPS
2
Huxtable boy, on "The Cosby Show" : THEO
3
Florence is on it : ARNO
4
Trap contents : LINT
5
Some ducts carry them : OVA
6
Highway behemoth : SEMI
7
Heavy hitters : SLEDGEHAMMERS
8
"Haven't Got Time for the Pain" singer, 1974 : CARLYSIMON
9
Like non-oyster months : RLESS
10
Some score notations, for short : OTS
11
Leafy green : CHARD
12
"Thanks, pal" : IOWEYOUONE
13
Ancient : OLDASTHEHILLS
14
Soft-soap : COAX
15
Leather sticker : AWL
16
Carter of sitcomdom : NELL
17
Part of a score : ARIA
18
Heavy : DEEP
19
Interjects : ADDS
28
Heave-hos : OUSTERS
30
Go after, as a rebound : LEAPFOR
34
Hepburn, Garbo and Gable employer, once : MGM
35
Huntsville's home: Abbr. : ALA
36
Seoul soldier : ROK
37
Rocky Mountains line : GREATDIVIDE
38
Tip of Manhattan : BATTERYPARK
40
Very expensive contest prizes? : SENATESEATS
41
Hera, to Persephone : SISTERINLAW
42
Drug once available under the commercial name Delysid : LSD
43
Emma player in "The Avengers" : UMA
44
Fancy name appendage : ESQ
46
Hebrew of old : ISRAELITE
48
Diamond cutter? : SOSA
49
Series terminal : ETAL
51
Macho way to fight : MANOAMANO
54
Old atlas abbr. : SSR
59
Former high-tech co. : GTE
60
"Citizen X" star, 1995 : REA
61
Response: Abbr. : ANS
64
Cousin ___ of "The Addams Family" : ITT
65
Name separator : NEE
66
Dept. store stuff : GDS
70
Ad ___ (how tariffs may be assessed) : VALOREM
71
Homes, for some : APARTMENTS
72
Norse goddess of fate : NORN
73
Heckler's missile : EGG
74
"I ___ bad moon rising" : SEEA
75
Hand cleaners at the dinner table : SERVIETTES
76
Phoenician fertility deity : ASTARTE
81
Bit of sch. writing : RPT
82
"How exciting!" : OOH
83
Halmstad's locale: Abbr. : SWE
86
"How was ___ know?" : ITO
87
Place for a duck : FEN
88
Hosp. readout : EEG
100
County with the White Sands National Monument : OTERO
101
Blue : BAWDY
102
Howe who wrote "Pride's Crossing" : TINA
103
Weight : ONUS
104
Hyperbola parts : ARCS
105
"Hallucinogenic Toreador" artist : DALI
106
New York cardinal : EGAN
108
First name in a dictionary : NOAH
109
Hall-of-Fame catcher Carlton : FISK
110
Plains native : OTOE
111
Apostle who wrote "Ye see how large a letter I have written" : PAUL
112
Heathrow sights, once : SSTS
114
Photog's image : NEG
116
Spank : TAN
118
Heavy-duty cleanser : LYE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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