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QUIET IN THERE!

New York Times, Sunday, November 2, 2003

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 116 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 1102 ( 19,717 )
Across
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One for the record books : STAT
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Supermodel Carré : OTIS
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Antarctic explorer Shackleton : ERNEST
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License holder : CAR
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City southwest of Bogotá : CALI
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Congregational areas : NAVES
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Stainless : CHASTE
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Speed : HIE
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Hit the ground : ALIT
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It's a cut above : TBONE
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Big name in brewing : LIPTON
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"___ Woman" (Maria Muldaur hit) : IMA
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They're often caught in the morning : RUSHHOURTRAINS
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Put through a blender : PUREED
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How prices may rise : STEEPLY
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Spike's bowlful : ALPO
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"Oops!" : IGOOFED
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Extinct flightless bird : MOA
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Some brokerage biz : IPOS
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Reed and Rawls : LOUS
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Work on the street : PAVE
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Sauce ingredients from the garden : FRESHHERBS
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"Measure" of evidence : SHRED
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Turn over : UPEND
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"Stay" singer ___ Loeb : LISA
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Prayer leader : IMAM
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Circle dance : HORA
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Spiced cookie : GINGERNUT
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In what way : HOW
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Brought down : ABASED
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Regatta unit : SAILBOAT
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Hurdle for a future litigator: Abbr. : LSAT
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Onetime lover of Callas : ONASSIS
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"No one knows ..." : ITSVERYHUSHHUSH
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Reddish-brown : RUSSETY
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Circus cries : OOHS
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Actress who wrote "Respect for Acting" : UTAHAGEN
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Book that says "Mordecai rent his clothes, and put on sackcloth with ashes" : ESTHER
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Hose wrecker : RUN
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Chief constituent of china clay : KAOLINITE
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Mrs. Rabin : LEAH
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Excellent : AONE
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"The Gambler" star, 1974 : CAAN
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Honcho : NABOB
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"Ready ___ ..." : ORNOT
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Needing a loan : CASHHUNGRY
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Cluckers : HENS
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Breather : REST
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Colleen's country : EIRE
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Bean sprout? : EAR
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Singles bar giveaway?: Abbr. : PHONENO
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Paella base : RICE
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"Woman With a Crow" artist : PICASSO
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Refuses : SAYSNO
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1950 hit that begins "The night is like a lovely tune" : MYFOOLISHHEART
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Postal delivery: Abbr. : ENV
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Play station : ARCADE
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Minimal : LEAST
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Mussolini, in headlines : DUCE
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Nice one : UNE
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Counter man? : GEIGER
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Come after : ENSUE
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"Do you have Prince Albert in ___?" : ACAN
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Temp's work unit : DAY
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Grass cutters : EDGERS
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Trick ending? : STER
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Bird sanctuary : NEST
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Old battle line? : SCAR
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Anklebone : TALUS
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Most-wanted invitees : ALIST
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Church donation : TITHE
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Knowledgeable about : ONTOPOF
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Arranged in columns : TABULAR
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Whitish : IVORY
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In the mail : SENT
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Overshadow : ECLIPSE
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Safari sight : RHINO
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Slumbers : NAPS
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Body shop fig. : EST
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Like city traffic, often : STOPGO
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Flimsy : TENUOUS
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Perry White, on the Daily Planet : CHIEF
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Name meaning "loved" : AIMEE
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Double-check the figures : READD
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High-ranking angels : SERAPHS
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Take up : HEM
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"Hello, Don Ho!" : ALOHA
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Time for horn blowing : ROSHHASHANAH
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Rick's beloved : ILSA
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"What ___ now?" : ISIT
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Ones with faces only a mother could love : PUGS
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Pacific capital : APIA
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One of a Latin trio : VENI
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Haydn used two in "The Philosopher" Symphony : ENGLISHHORNS
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Rinse, as with a solvent : ELUTE
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Laugh-a-minute folks : RIOTS
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Jaguar rival : BMW
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Clooney's "ER" role : ROSS
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"Able was I ___ saw Elba" : EREI
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Some diaper changers : DADS
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Creditor : DEBTEE
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Stick, in a way : MANUAL
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Talking points? : ROSTRA
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Enlistee's choice : NAVY
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Aachen abode : HAUS
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Knock down, as a door : BASHIN
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Sight from the Rhône : LYON
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Cry hidden seven times elsewhere in this puzzle : SHH
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"___ be in England" : OHTO
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Libertines : ROUES
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China's second-longest river : HUANG
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Move, in real estate lingo : RELO
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Techie's client : USER
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Lee who created Spider-Man : STAN
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Razz : GIBE
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Thames academy : ETON
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Beaks : NEBS
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Genetics lab study : RNA
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"High Noon" lawman : KANE
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Prefix with -genarian : OCTO
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Brother of Zeppo : CHICO
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Ring of light : AUREOLE
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Adolescent : TEENAGE
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Herd members : HEIFERS
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Print anew : REISSUE
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America's Cup contestant : YACHTER
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Was stertorous : SNORED
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Rallying cry? : RAH
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Ellery Queen, e.g.: Abbr. : PSEUD
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Half of a noted cartoon duo : HANNA
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Words of woe : OYVEY
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"Mermaids" actress, 1990 : RYDER
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First dynasty of Polish rulers : PIAST
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Alternative to a sport utility vehicle : SEDAN
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Booze : SAUCE
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Ocean terrors : ORCAS
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Spell caster : MAGE
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Monocle, basically : LENS
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Wedding reception rental : TENT
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Small butt? : CIG

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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