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At The Marathon

New York Times, Sunday, November 12, 1995

Author:
Randolph Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 79 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 1112 ( 16,805 )
Across
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Fountain sales : SODAS
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Makes _____ at : APASS
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Château Lafite products : CLARETS
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Used a plane : EVENED
20
Angle measurement : RADIAN
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Gone : EATENUP
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Mama bird : NESTER
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Like the toughest part of the race : ANUPHILLBATTLE
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Pod preceder : TRI
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Gordon of "Oklahoma!" : MACRAE
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Year in the Yucatán : ANO
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Greek dialect : DORIC
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Homely fruit : UGLI
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W.W. II woman : WAAC
34
Guns : REVS
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Workout count : REPS
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Ran hard in the marathon : POUNDEDTHEPAVEMENT
43
"Star _____" : WARS
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Start for center : EPI
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Boxer Griffith : EMILE
46
Calendar abbr. : FRI
49
_____-Rivières, Quebec : TROIS
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Like a marathoner : INTHELONGRUN
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Jog through old-fashioned streets : HITTHEBRICKS
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"...and the fourth for mine _____": Addison : ENEMIES
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Largely : INTHEMAIN
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Nuclear force elements : SAMS
65
Work at the post office : SORT
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Vlad the Impaler, e.g. : DESPOT
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Upgrade the factory : RETOOL
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Nutty : BATS
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Switch suffix : EROO
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Kept healthy : NOURISHED
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'60s British invasion band, with "The" : ANIMALS
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Doing poorly at the marathon : NOTUPTOSPEED
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Did well at the marathon : HADAGOODTIME
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Land at Orly? : TERRE
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Eye sore : STY
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Habituate : INURE
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TD's are worth 6 each : PTS
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Cruising : ASEA
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Signed up for the marathon : JOINEDTHEHUMANRACE
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W.W. II adversary : TOJO
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County below Broward : DADE
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Correct copy : EDIT
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Use an optical reader : SCAN
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"_____ my case" : IREST
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Fathers and sons : MEN
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Thicket trees : ALDERS
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John Gunther topic : USA
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Overdo it at the marathon : GOTHEEXTRAMILE
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Minute : ATOMIC
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International accord : ENTENTE
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Duke of the Dodgers : SNIDER
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Obvious : PATENT
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Honey _____ : ROASTED
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Horned creatures : TOADS
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Things to avoid : NONOS
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Parodied : SENTUP
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Exceed : OVERGO
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Ball's production company : DESILU
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Hill builder : ANT
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Look : SEEM
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Turkish landfall : ARARAT
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Verve : PANACHE
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Musically together : ADUE
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Suck up : SIP
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Clive Cussler best seller : SAHARA
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Piece of animation : CEL
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Chem. classroom : LAB
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Small amount : ATAD
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Answer : RETORT
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_____ deux : ENTRE
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Dutch still-life subject : TULIP
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Project details : SPECS
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Chest part : DRAWER
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Assyrian capital : NINEVEH
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Title words before "Do" and after "Do You" : LOVEME
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Heels : CADS
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Accepted by : INWITH
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Put on a happy face : SMILE
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Extinguished : DASHED
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Miniseries, maybe : EPIC
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Fox hunter's coat : PINKS
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Southern religious school : ELON
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Hawaiian state bird : NENE
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Cold, in Caracas : FRIO
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Sorry soul : RUER
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Research facility: Abbr. : INST
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Summer weather stat. : THI
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"Oysters _____ season" : RIN
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Giant slugger : OTT
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Ivan or Peter : TSAR
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Baseball execs, for short : GMS
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Glasgow uncle : EME
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First degrees : BAS
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Ready to eat : RIPE
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With 69-Down, a pet's choice : INOR
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Software listing : MENU
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VCR button : STOP
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Three-time skiing gold medalist Sailer : TONI
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See 59-Down : OUT
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Incan treasure : ORO
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Conversation starter : LISTEN
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Dickensian expletives : BAHS
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Gray's subj. : ANAT
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A _____ sum : TIDY
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Little, to a lassie : SMA
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Get-up-and-go : OOMPH
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Tribal weapons : SPEARS
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Part of H.R.H. : HER
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Auction conclusion : EER
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He ran with R.M.N. : DDE
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Money-changer's profit : AGIO
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Burt's ex : LONI
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In good health : SOUND
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Head of Le Havre : TETE
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Imagined : DREAMT
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Hay drying machines : TEDDERS
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Prepared shrimp : SHELLED
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Suisse sweetheart : AMIE
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Ancient Persian governor : SATRAP
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Kids : JOSHES
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Kind of farmer : TENANT
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Sources of milk : UDDERS
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Sharpness : ACUMEN
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Clams _____ : CASINO
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Passes : ENACTS
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Symbol of ferocity : TIGER
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Home of the Black Bears : ORONO
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Volkswagen model : JETTA
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Caterpillar construction : TENT
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It ends at the Temple of Vulcan : AIDA
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The Man : STAN
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Baseball season in Montréal : ETE
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Marked a ballot : XED
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"O sole _____" : MIO
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Oklahoma tribe : OTO

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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