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TURNABOUT IS FAIR PLAY

New York Times, Sunday, October 8, 2006

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 107 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 1008 ( 20,788 )
Across
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Fink on : RATOUT
7
___ Reid (the Green Hornet) : BRITT
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Suffix with cannon : ADE
15
Coverage grp. : HMO
18
Yank out : EVULSE
19
Add zip to : SEASON
20
Lyric poem : RONDEAU
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Result of a laundry room short? : FIREINTHEIRON
24
Third tone of a musical scale : MEDIANT
25
Yakked, yakked, yakked … : RANON
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Assault verbally : RANTAT
27
Run down : DIS
28
Vitamin amts. : RDAS
29
Nav. rank : ENS
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Sr.'s test : GRE
32
Rolodex no. : TEL
33
Myrmecologist's interest : ANT
34
Josip Broz, familiarly : TITO
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Ecol., e.g. : SCI
36
Magi's origin : EAST
39
Simple abodes : LEANTOS
42
"___ Blu Dipinto di Blu" : NEL
43
What a turkey stuffer has? : HANDINTHEBIRD
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Jacked up : HOISTED
49
Like many leases : ONEYEAR
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Drink often served hot : SAKE
52
___ scale : MOHS
53
"American Idol" judge : SIMON
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Team's burden : PLOW
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Do at the wrong moment : MISTIME
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Strengthen : NOURISH
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Group of notables : WHOSWHO
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Jezebel's husband : AHAB
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Row C, maybe: Abbr. : IND
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Cousin of a herring : SHAD
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One with a six-yr. position : SEN
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Solar wind particles : IONS
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U.K. bestowal : OBE
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Coughed up : PAID
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Spectacles : EYEWEAR
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Has a few : TIPPLES
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More informative : NEWSIER
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Where bills go : TILL
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Clark role : RHETT
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Tommy Dorsey hit "Oh, Look ___ Now" : ATME
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Tiny bit of time: Abbr. : NSEC
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Took it easy : COASTED
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Maximally sore : ACHIEST
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Test for a needed hosiery change? : NOSEINTHESOCK
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Tee off : IRE
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Burst open : DEHISCE
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Hospital supply : SERA
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Iowa college : COE
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Defendant at law: Abbr. : RESP
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Relative of atmo- : AER
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Locale in lilac-time, in an Alfred Noyes poem : KEW
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Old telecom conglomerate : ITT
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Don't just seem : ARE
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___ morgana (mirage) : FATA
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Singsong syllable : TRA
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Haberdashery item : TIETAC
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Marsh wader : HERON
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Hurried, on a score : AGITATO
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Cause of a beach house phone glitch? : SANDINTHELINE
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Place to play Ping-Pong : RECHALL
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Like some dates : PITTED
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Longtime Disney chief : EISNER
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Many a dogsled driver: Abbr. : ESK
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Daughter of Loki, in Norse myth : HEL
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Blow away : FLOOR
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Halloween bagful : TREATS
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Internet browser button : REFRESH
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Airline to Bogotá : AVIANCA
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Hits the sack : TURNSIN
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Pan lubricant : OLEO
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Not abstinent : USING
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Our base : TEN
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"___ there" : BEEN
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John of Broadway's "Carousel" : RAITT
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Acre resident : ISRAELI
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Fife players : TOOTLERS
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Spike TV, once : TNN
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Evidence of a passer-by in a photo? : ARMINTHESHOT
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Playground retort : DOESTOO
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Cut off : END
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Ostrich's pose? : HEADINTHEHOLE
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Everglades swimmers : MANATEES
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Beat in the market : OUTSOLD
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"Get a Job" syllable : SHA
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Lowdown : DIRT
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___ of Paris : TREATY
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Vice president after George : DAN
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1968 Peace Nobelist Cassin : RENE
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Name for a farm dog : SHEP
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Blue shade : TEAL
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Hemingway's "The Nick ___ Stories" : ADAMS
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___ Valley, Calif. : SIMI
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Kind of prize : DOOR
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Civil-rights leader Roy : INNIS
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Wander in a library : BROWSE
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Popular block puzzle first put out in 1969 : SOMA
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Aussie's neighbor : KIWI
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Unrespectful sort : SNIP
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Macbeth's burial place : IONA
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Off-road vehicle gearshift problem? : MUDINTHESTICK
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Eared plant : WHEAT
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Brand of home perm kits : TONI
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Cows and sows : SHES
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Sandwich for a horse? : HAYINTHEROLL
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Way to serve chop suey : ONRICE
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Look out for, say : ABET
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Oscar title starter : BEST
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G.P.A. spoilers : DEES
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Toot : SPREE
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___-pointe (ballet position) : DEMI
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Small songsters : WRENS
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Many college profs : PHDS
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Marijuana : WEED
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With 85-Down, old DC Comics spinoff : LOIS
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See 84-Down : LANE
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Farmers' spreads : ACREAGES
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Alexander, e.g. : COCKTAIL
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Unbending : STRICT
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This isn't it : THAT
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Expense report item : AIRFARE
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Grunge rock hub : SEATTLE
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X-ray : SEEINTO
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Egg-shaped instrument : OCARINA
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Noble headwear : CORONET
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Lamenting ones : KEENERS
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Bank offering, for short : IRA
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Way to go : PATH
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United with : WEDTO
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Churchill's "___ Finest Hour" : THEIR
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Seating datum : TIER
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What's more : AND
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Additionally : ELSE
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It may be said to a doctor : AAH
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Lotion letters : SPF
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Plenty worked (up) : HET

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 8 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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