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NO HOLDS BARD

New York Times, Sunday, October 3, 1999

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 73 Missing: {JXZ} This is puzzle # 63 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 1003 ( 18,226 )
Across
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Morse code bits : DAHS
5
Reveals : BARES
10
Legislation : ACTS
14
Toughie : POSER
19
Israel's first U.N. representative : EBAN
20
___-Lodge : ECONO
21
No quick trip around the block : TREK
22
___ Kristen of "Ryan's Hope" : ILENE
23
Increased pay rate, Bard-style? : TIMONAHALF
25
Angry reaction : RISE
26
Your place or mine : EARTH
27
Like some guesses : EDUCATED
28
20th-century combat, Bard-style? : ARIELWARFARE
31
Move, in a way : REPOT
32
The Mustangs of the N.C.A.A. : SMU
34
Ride, so to speak : HARASS
35
Stew ingredient : PEA
36
"Uh-uh!" : NAH
38
Spring times : APRILS
40
Legit : KOSHER
43
Empathic remark, Bard-style? : OPHELIAPAIN
47
Inched : CREPT
49
Charles who was dubbed "the Victorious" : VII
50
Abbr. on a discount label : IRR
51
Auto purveyor, Bard-style? : PORTIADEALER
57
Pulver's rank, in film: Abbr. : ENS
58
Pack away : EAT
59
Synchronous : MESHING
60
Heiress, perhaps : NIECE
61
Sales people : REPS
63
Kicked off : BEGUN
65
It may fill a lib. shelf : OED
66
"Kramer vs. Kramer" director Robert : BENTON
67
Hunks : APOLLOS
69
Bamboozles : DELUDES
71
Card combo : TENACE
73
Travel agt.'s suggestion : RTE
75
Moderator's milieu : FORUM
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Time to act : DDAY
79
Person with a day : SAINT
80
Rating giver : NIELSEN
82
Eshkol once led it: Abbr. : ISR
84
Zoological mouths : ORA
85
Hierarchy, Bard-style? : PUCKINGORDER
87
First word? : GOO
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Knock the socks off : WOW
89
Marner's creator : ELIOT
90
Takes advantage of, Bard-style? : CASSIUSINON
94
Harness ring : TERRET
97
Scuffle memento : FATLIP
99
Rocker Nugent : TED
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Black and tan ingredient : ALE
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Like Chippendale furniture : ROCOCO
104
Hunter's quarry : ELK
106
Book of the Apocrypha : TOBIT
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Easy schedule, Bard-style? : BANQUOSHOURS
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Perfectly matching : ONETOONE
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Capt.'s inferior : LIEUT
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Two-liter bottle contents : COLA
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Miserly, Bard-style? : TITUSADRUM
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1973 Rolling Stones hit : ANGIE
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"Be that ___ may..." : ASIT
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Customers: Abbr. : ACCTS
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N.Y.P.D. employee : INSP
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Spring purchase : SEEDS
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France's Coty : RENE
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Titter : TEHEE
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Informal shirts : TEES
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Ward off : DETER
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Stand for : ABIDE
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Overplay : HAMUP
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Carnival treat : SNOCONE
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Tuckered out : BEAT
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Stuntmen's woes : ACHES
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Folding challenge : ROADMAP
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Military E-1 or E-2, e.g. : ENL
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Convertible, perhaps : SOFA
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Of a heart part : ATRIAL
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Public announcers : CRIERS
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Edison contemporary : TESLA
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Manipulates, as data : SKEWS
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Loading site : PIER
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Minnesota's St. ___ College : OLAF
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Six-winged being : SERAPH
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Access : ENTREE
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Try again : REHEAR
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Singer Merchant : NATALIE
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Animals with calves : RHINOS
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Opposite of bid : ASKED
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___ tree : UPA
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Qualified for the job : HIRABLE
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Age : RIPEN
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Warmed up the crowd : OPENED
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Like some glass : STAINED
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"Your turn" : OVER
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Durable wood : PINE
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Like many Harlemites : HISPANIC
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Soviet co-op : ARTEL
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Kind of block : CINDER
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Contemptible newspaper : RAG
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Density symbol, in mechanics : RHO
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Attached, in a way : TIEDON
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Forsakes : LETSDOWN
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Prefix with system : ECO
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Half a cartoon duo : REN
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Summon up : MUSTER
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Fore-and-aft sail : SPANKER
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Balzac's Père ___ : GORIOT
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Puts in a blue funk : BUMSOUT
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Pie chart section, perhaps : OCTILE
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Playwright Pirandello : LUIGI
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Medicinal amt. : TSP
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___ de vie : EAU
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Antiquity, once : ELD
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Having no master : FERAL
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Slangy suffix : AROO
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[bo-o-o-ring!] : YAWN
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Vietnam's ___ Dinh Diem : NGO
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Combat zone : SECTOR
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Stone name : ROSETTA
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Dynamite component, for short : NITRO
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"Sprechen ___ Deutsch?" : SIE
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Dab : SPLOTCH
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Skelton catchphrase : IDOODIT
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Indian drums : TABLAS
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"Seinfeld" role : ELAINE
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Goren gaffe : RENEGE
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"No ___!" : FOOLIN
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Sharpened : ACUATE
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Prize for Page or Cage : OSCAR
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Embraced : CHOSE
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All-American name : KNUTE
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Held up : BORNE
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Busy : INUSE
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Sidewalk Santas, e.g. : TEMPS
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Pound, in Piccadilly : QUID
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Versatile vehicles : UTES
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"Now!" : STAT
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In ___ (actually) : ESSE
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Break the ___ : ICE

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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