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New York Times, Sunday, November 13, 2005

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 136, Blocks: 68 Missing: {Z} This is puzzle # 100 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 1113 ( 20,459 )
Across
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"A Passage to India" actor, 1984 : JAMESFOX
9
Cultivation : TILLAGE
16
Game divs. : QTRS
20
Water, colloquially : ADAMSALE
21
They haven't any definite forms : AMOEBAE
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Cover up : WRAP
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The SS Manhattan was the first commercial ship to cross it : NORTHWESTPASSAGE
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Rain collector : EAVE
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N.Y.C. subway line : IRT
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It may precede a nickname : AKA
28
Buenos ___ : AIRES
29
"Hooray for Love" composer : ARLEN
30
Scrap : SNIPPET
32
Post-9/11 slogan : UNITEDWESTAND
36
Take down the aisle again : RESEAT
38
Big name in Fox News : OREILLY
39
Made sport of : JAPED
42
The Father of English History : BEDE
45
Historic town on the Vire : STLO
46
"___ Cried" (1962 hit) : SHE
49
Place to get links : IHOP
50
Macaroni dish with ground beef and a little tomato sauce : AMERICANCHOPSUEY
55
Come together : GEL
56
Neuter : SPAY
57
After-dinner drink : PORT
58
Sculptor James ___ Fraser : EARLE
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Get a sense something's up : SMELLARAT
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Doesn't just throw off : LIESTO
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Engine measures: Abbr. : RPMS
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Warm winter wear : VIRGINWOOLSWEATER
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Novelist O'Flaherty : LIAM
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Anorexic's aversion : EATING
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Stealthy activity : TIPTOEING
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They get pins and needles : ETUIS
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Do : COIF
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Depilatory brand : NEET
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"Your point being …?" : SOO
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Entertainer accompanying a slide guitar and harmonica, maybe : DELTABLUESSINGER
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Son of Leah : LEVI
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10 cc, e.g. : AMT
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Something that may be on a house : LIEN
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"Star Trek: T.N.G." counselor : TROI
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Actor Quinn : AIDAN
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Palestinian nationalist group : ALFATAH
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Ear inflammation : OTITIS
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1977 Toni Morrison novel : SONGOFSOLOMON
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Jim Backus provided his voice : MRMAGOO
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U-shaped piece of wood : OXBOW
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"Uncle Vanya" woman : ELENA
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18-Down writer : POE
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Coastal flier : ERN
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Baloney peddler : LIAR
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Earthquake cause : CONTINENTALDRIFT
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Concert halls : ODEA
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Malleable : PROTEAN
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Utterly lost : ALLATSEA
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Withered : SERE
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Operatic tenor ___ Alagna : ROBERTO
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Place to stretch : RESTSTOP
Down
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Arlo's partner in the comics : JANIS
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Festoon : ADORN
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Radio ___, broadcasting service to Cuba : MARTI
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One with a time-sensitive job, for short : EMT
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Like some hooks : SSHAPED
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Guy from England : FAWKES
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Soap ingredient : OLEATE
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Marks (out) : XES
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Golf gimme : TAPIN
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Japanese porcelain : IMARI
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Get crushed by : LOSETO
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Minor : LESSER
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Court org. : ABA
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Skit part : GAG
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A foot wide? : EEE
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Kind of keyboard : QWERTY
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Refrain part, perhaps : TRALA
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See 109-Across, with "The" : RAVEN
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Devote, as time : SPEND
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Overdrawn? : TAUTER
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Pitched : ASLOPE
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Feed facts to, maybe : PREP
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Family tree listing: Abbr. : DESC
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Plus : WITH
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Greenwich greeting : ELLO
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Temporarily suspended : ABEYANT
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Spirited dances : JIGS
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"Your slip is showing" : AHEM
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Bar challenge : POLEVAULT
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Decline : DIP
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Green : ECOLOGIST
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"Is that what you expected?" : SURPRISED
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Command position : HELM
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Surveys : EYES
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Take ___ from (copy) : APAGE
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1957 song that begins "The most beautiful sound I ever heard …" : MARIA
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Seed covering : ARIL
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Underground experiment, for short : NTEST
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Eastern wrap : SAREE
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Camera inits. : SLR
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Cap : LIMIT
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x 2 : TWICE
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Manage to succeed : SWINGIT
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Home that may have painted designs on it : TEPEE
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Old drive-in fare : OATER
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Lennon's in-laws : ONOS
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Day-care charge : TOT
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Mother of Clytemnestra : LEDA
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Point : ITEM
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Big star : NOVA
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"How's it ___?" : GOIN
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Sick-looking : SALLOW
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Oregon ___ : FIR
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"Back to the Future" bully : BIFF
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Areas between woods : LEAS
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"___ Me? I do not know you": Emily Dickinson : UNTO
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Columnist Peggy : NOONAN
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Sen. Murkowski of Alaska : LISA
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Targeted : AIMEDAT
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Ancient marketplaces : AGORAE
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Doorway jamb : ALETTE
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More pious : HOLIER
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Render helpless, in a way : IMPALE
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Fairy tale baddies : TROLLS
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Plays by oneself : SOLOS
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Rust, e.g. : OXIDE
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Hornet, e.g. : NBAER
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___ work : MENAT
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Bridge opening, briefly : ONENO
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Mind: Ger. : GEIST
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"Ecco pur ch'a voi ritorno" opera : ORFEO
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Available : ONTAP
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It'll help you breathe : CPR
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Spanish riches : ORO
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Head : NOB
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Seafarer : TAR
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Defensive linemen: Abbr. : RTS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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