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TWICE-TOLD TALES

New York Times, Sunday, October 6, 2002

Author:
Myles Callum
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Myles Callum

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Callum. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 1006 ( 19,325 )
Across
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"Eternal Spring" sculptor : RODIN
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Bungle, with "up" : MESS
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Maker of Twix and Starburst : MARS
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Factory machinery, e.g. : ASSET
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Six months from julio : ENERO
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Loads : ALOT
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"A Chapter on Ears" writer : ELIA
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Paris rival : ROMEO
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"Excellent!" : GREAT
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Festive event : GALA
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Cool : NONCHALANT
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Boorish boarder regretted scuttlebutt : RUDEROOMERRUEDRUMOR
30
Rome-to-Athens dir. : ESE
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Kind of trip : EGO
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1994 Shirley MacLaine title role : TESS
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H, to Herodotus : ETA
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Kind of test : MRI
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Clothing retailer since 1969 : THEGAP
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Toni Morrison book : SULA
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"Venus of Urbino" painter : TITIAN
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Depressed Dvorák was spendthrift : BLUECZECHBLEWCHECK
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Small amounts : DABS
52
Chou En-___ : LAI
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Ring leader? : TORERO
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"Gotcha" : ISEE
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Period of years : ERA
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Gave the O.K. : SAIDSO
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___ the way : PAVE
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Jittery : ANTSY
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Bakery stock : ECLAIRS
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Bel ___ cheese : PAESE
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November dish : YAM
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Collins's style permeates estate : PHILSMANNERFILLSMANOR
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Wray of "King Kong" : FAY
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___-Novo (Benin's capital) : PORTO
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Off-Broadway's "The Beauty Queen of ___" : LEENANE
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Given by word of mouth, as evidence : PAROL
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Prefix with linguistics : META
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Hard conditions : RIGORS
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NBC's former owner : RCA
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Former British protectorate : OMAN
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Threaten : IMPEND
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Not only that but also : NAY
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Producer of sweet messages? : ICER
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Blockheaded lover has an accident on a rural road : DENSEDEARDENTSDEER
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Chant : INTONE
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Engage in frenzied concert activity : MOSH
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Soccer stat : ASSIST
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Buzzing about : ADO
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Rotating piece : CAM
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Part of a military defense, for short : SAMS
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Pioneering Dadaist : ARP
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Hide-hair connector : NOR
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Merchant recognized animal in the basement : SELLERKNEWCELLARGNU
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Alternative to "Saludo" : BUENOSDIAS
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Gets down : EATS
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Some Dodges : NEONS
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Figure skater Protopopov and others : OLEGS
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"What's ___ you?" : ITTO
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Arezzo's river : ARNO
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Group of strings, maybe : OCTET
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Clergy member : PADRE
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Where William the Conqueror is buried : CAEN
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Spring site : TRAP
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Stout : LUSTY
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"To ___ deeply is to live afresh": Thoreau : REGRET
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Charge : ONRUSH
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Late rocker Ramone : DEEDEE
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"Dies ___" : IRAE
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Fake : NOTREAL
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Cartoon Mr. : MAGOO
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Kingdom east of Babylonia : ELAM
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Step on it : SOLE
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Shake up : STARTLE
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Computer offerings : MENUS
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Fugard's "A Lesson From ___" : ALOES
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Zest producer : RIND
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Start of a French oath : SACRE
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Like the words of Jesus : ARAMAIC
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Star turn : SOLO
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Most insincere : SMARMIEST
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Poet's contraction : EEN
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Sprout : TOT
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Quarterback's call : HUTTWO
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Old Soviet secret police org. : OGPU
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Jump at a noise, e.g. : REACT
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Revs : RACES
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One way to sing : INKEY
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Literary monogram : GBS
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Large number : SCAD
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Commando weapons : UZIS
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Victim in a 1932 mystery novel, with "the" : THINMAN
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"I Still See ___" ("Paint Your Wagon" tune) : ELISA
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Wish : HOPEFOR
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Luca ___, "The Godfather" henchman : BRASI
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Be candid : LEVEL
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"... ___ he drove out of sight" : ERE
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Bass : DEEP
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Bend : ARCH
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Indonesian tourist destination : BALI
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Cord fiber : SISAL
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Black Knights of college sports : ARMY
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Dividend, mathematically : OPERAND
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Actor Willie of "Eight Is Enough" : AAMES
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Last Spanish king before Juan Carlos : ALFONSO
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Dance, e.g. : ART
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W.W. I battle site : YSER
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Salt-___ (rap trio) : NPEPA
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Observant one : NOTER
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Two-time Oscar-winning director Frank ___ : LLOYD
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One watching for traffic : NARC
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As soon as : ONCE
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Caboose : REAR
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Conducting sites : PODIA
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Rework : AMEND
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Went downhill : RANTOSEED
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Metz Mrs. : MME
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Football stats: Abbr. : INTS
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Big cut : GASH
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10's : IDEALS
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"The Silence of the Lambs" director : DEMME
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Dept. of the Treasury dept. : IRS
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Ring : ENCLOSE
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"Easy!" : NOSWEAT
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British title : EARL
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Talk of Toledo : ESPANOL
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Bars : INGOTS
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Browning piece : SONNET
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Unfailing : TRUSTY
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Treater : MEDIC
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Compete in the Winter Olympics, maybe : SKATE
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Williams of "Happy Days" : ANSON
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Journalist Joseph : ALSOP
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Bldg. contractor's hire : ENGR
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Meter maid of song : RITA
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Novelist Caleb : CARR
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European peak : ETNA
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Obtained: Fr. : RECU
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Some jazz : BOP
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Diminutive suffix : ULA

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

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