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WORD FOR WORD

New York Times, Sunday, October 7, 2001

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 134, Blocks: 76 Missing: {J} This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 1007 ( 18,961 )
Across
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What to do after a vacation : UNPACK
7
Bathroom problem : MILDEW
13
Unit measured by a gauge : AMPERE
19
Longfellow's words before "O Ship of State!" : SAILON
20
Peevish : SPLEENY
21
Language named for a mathematician : PASCAL
22
Texas' ___ State University : ANGELO
23
Church donation? : CHECKFORPRIORS
25
"Arsenic and Old Lace" director, 1944 : CAPRA
27
Rap sheet abbr. : AKA
28
Electrical bridge : ARC
29
Light-Horse Harry's surname : LEE
30
Corporate bribe? : BUCKSFORAPROMOTION
37
Doctors' org. : AMA
38
Pell-___ : MELL
39
Lithographer James : IVES
40
Apple of a sort : IMAC
44
Increases : STEPSUP
48
It may go across the board : SAWBLADE
51
Delicious leftover : CORE
52
Home of Pennsylvania's Lafayette College : EASTON
53
Book of Samuel character : SAUL
54
Like something written in 21-Across : CODED
55
Magazine stands? : STALLSFORTIME
59
Like some triangles : SCALENE
61
Hull sealant : TAR
62
Puts on a pedestal : DEIFIES
63
Clinton cabinet member for all eight years : SHALALA
64
Outhouse? : HEADFORTHEHILLS
67
Odysseus' father : LAERTES
69
A can of soda might contain one : CALORIE
70
___ The Fifth (1910's auto) : REO
73
Right : REDRESS
74
Garrote? : STOPFORBREATH
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Had an eye (to) : AIMED
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Tide type : NEAP
79
Like fingerprints : RIDGED
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Pass quickly : FLIT
81
Haddock's home : ATLANTIC
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Possible result of pathological lying? : BEDSORE
86
It's metered : TAXI
87
Small bay : NOOK
88
Informality : EASE
90
Italian article : UNA
91
Poker chips? : CHANGEFORTHEBETTER
98
Variety : ILK
101
Put away : ATE
102
Simple card game : WAR
103
Modern-day Mesopotamian : IRAQI
104
Wedding band? : RINGFORSERVICE
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Took along : LUGGED
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First name in cooking : EMERIL
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Said word for word : RECITED
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About 30% of Africa : SAHARA
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Cold sound : SNEEZE
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Carol starter : ADESTE
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"Kansas City" director, 1996 : ALTMAN
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Inits. on a rocket : USA
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Photographer Goldin : NAN
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Overeater : PIG
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Smart ___ : ALECK
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Fountain offerings : COLAS
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Publisher with a canine logo : KNOPF
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Stat. for a pitch : MPH
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___ du Diable : ILE
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70's compact : LECAR
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Glimpse, in British slang : DEKKO
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At home: Fr. : ENFAMILLE
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Neb. neighbor : WYO
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Make aware : APPRISE
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Polo, for one : MARCO
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Telepathy and such : PSI
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Environmentalist's maj. : ECOL
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Reddish, perhaps : RARE
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"Anything ___?" : ELSE
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Spook : SCARE
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Like bonds : RATED
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Madcap comedy : ROMP
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Least honorable : BASEST
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Nelson Mandela's South African birthplace : UMTATA
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Gallic Wars hero : CAESAR
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Olympian Oerter and others : ALS
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Bandage coating : PLASTER
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Eggs : OVA
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French artist Poussin : NICOLAS
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Example : MODEL
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It may be provided concessions : ARENA
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Give up : CEDE
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"The ___ Club" : PTL
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Fused together : SOLDERED
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Topples : UNSEATS
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Garment under a doublet : WAISTCOAT
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Depress, with "out" : BUM
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Something checked before answering : CALLERID
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Bona ___ : FIDES
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Does in : OFFS
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Guanabara Bay city : RIO
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Bake in a shallow dish : SHIRR
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Measure of an English firearm : CALIBRE
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"Begone!" : SHOO
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Freethinker, perhaps : HERETIC
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Not so gloomy : HAPPIER
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"A Midsummer Night's Dream" extra : ELF
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Antonio Fogazzaro novel : LEILA
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Blend : ADMIX
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Seasoned stew : RAGOUT
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Never-ending, old-style : ETERNE
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Cry of dismay : OHDEAR
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Item that may be blown up : RAFT
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Plant used as an astringent : SNAKEWEED
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Part of a split, perhaps : TEN
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Mag. employees : EDS
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France from France : ANATOLE
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Copying stuff : TONER
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Write down : LOG
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Russian Blue, e.g. : CAT
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It has a head but no shoulders : BEER
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Started : SHIED
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Muslim who knows the Koran by heart : HAFIZ
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Madcap comedy : FARCE
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Big name in fishing gear : ORVIS
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Model's makeup, maybe : BALSA
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Measure up to : EQUAL
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Affording no leeway : TIGHT
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Furies : IRES
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Sketch : LIMN
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Kilts stopping point : KNEE
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M.A. pursuer's test : GRE
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Sp. title : SRA
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Addams family relation : ITT
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Rounded letter : CEE
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Herd of whales : GAM
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Block of time : ERA
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Pitcher Quisenberry : DAN

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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