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ODD COUPLES

New York Times, Sunday, November 21, 1999

Author:
Patrick D. Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 72 Missing: {J} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 1121 ( 18,275 )
Across
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Telephone user : DIALER
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Obeyed "Down in front!" : SAT
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Everybody : ALL
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Clean the last bit : MOPUP
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Not straight up : ASLOPE
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A "man that is not passion's slave," in Shakespeare : HORATIO
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Home of Kansas Wesleyan University : SALINA
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Antic : MADCAP
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Energize : ANIMATE
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Roswell visitors? : ALIENS
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Cry from Homer Simpson : DOH
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System of measuring cereal by weight? : CHEXANDBALANCES
28
When repeated, an island NW of Tahiti : BORA
29
Down : SAD
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___ while : INA
31
Cracker Jack surprise : TOY
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Big name in real estate : ERA
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Where diners use dinars : IRAN
34
Prison library's contents? : PROSEANDCONS
38
Baseball fig. : AVG
39
Stared off into space : DAYDREAMT
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Sticky stuff : GOOP
42
Place for a pad : KNEE
43
Reeve role : KENT
44
Family's coat of arms, say : EMBLEM
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In a group of : AMID
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Not yet actualized : LATENT
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Ordinary worker : PROLE
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Mayan ruin site : PALENQUE
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Grayish : ASHY
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Columbus's birthplace : GENOA
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Ship salvager's aid : SONAR
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Actress Thurman : UMA
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Forbidding : ICY
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Unhip cabbie with passenger? : FAREANDSQUARE
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OS/2 company : IBM
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Play bumper-cars : RAM
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"There's ___ In My Soup" (Peter Sellers comedy) : AGIRL
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Frighten : DAUNT
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"My ___!" : HERO
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Sit in the bleachers : SPECTATE
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Overhauled : REDID
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Himalayan kingdom : BHUTAN
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Impressionist : APER
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More sullen : DOURER
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Reagan Cabinet member : HAIG
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Original Stoic : ZENO
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Swiss snowfield : FIRN
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Garment industry innovator : ELIASHOWE
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Line in a voting booth: Abbr. : IND
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Complain at restaurants? : WHINEANDDINE
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Hearst book division : AVON
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Common desk items : PCS
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Kind of tracks : HEN
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Lobster eggs : ROE
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___ Xing (street sign) : PED
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Propeller-head : NERD
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The Merry Men in Sherwood Forest? : COPSEANDROBBERS
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Hospital V.I.P.'s : DRS
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Took to the stump : ORATED
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Musical embellishment : ROULADE
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Family men : UNCLES
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They're called "transfers" in Britain : DECALS
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Condition sometimes treated by hypnosis : AMNESIA
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Pilgrim's goal : SHRINE
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Perfect places : EDENS
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Ringed? : WED
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LAX monitor info : ETD
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Most like Iago : SLYEST
Down
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Fort Peck, for one : DAM
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First name in dance : ISADORA
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"The Naked and the Dead" star : ALDORAY
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Island in a Scottish bay? : LOCHANDKEY
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Grp. with standards : EPA
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Business solicitor : REP
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33-Across, once : SHAHDOM
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Top-notch : AONE
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Fictional teen sleuth Belden : TRIXIE
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Diagonally : ATANANGLE
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English professor's deg. : LITD
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Leopold's partner in crime : LOEB
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Southeast Asian natives : MALAYS
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Actress Lena : OLIN
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Gun with a silencer? : PIECEANDQUIET
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Rattle : UNNERVE
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Bible reading : PASSAGE
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Name on a fridge : AMANA
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Clip joint? : SALON
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200-milligram unit : CARAT
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Straddling : ATOP
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Auction action : BID
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Exhausted : SPENT
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Of the breastbone : STERNAL
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John ___ : DOE
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Fenced-off area : COMPOUND
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Cartoon dog : REN
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Flesh and blood : KIN
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Lycanthrope's catalyst : MOON
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Waterskin : BLADDER
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Wing-shaped : ALAR
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Bébé watcher : MERE
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Hideouts : LAIRS
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Music org. : ASCAP
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Mostly-empty spice rack? : THYMEANDSPACE
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Pressed one's nose to the glass : PEEREDIN
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Surg. study : ANAT
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Planetary shadow : UMBRA
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Irish P.M. ___ de Valera : EAMON
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Doggedness : GRIT
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Took places : SQUIRED
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One way to explain a coincidence : FATE
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Algae product : AGAR
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Pop singer from Nigeria : SADE
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Emotional scene with actor Grant? : HUGHANDCRY
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TV's "___ Sharkey" : CPO
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Evasive answer : RUNAROUND
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Greeted a shepherd : BAAED
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Part of H.M.S. : HIS
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Miner's quarry : ORE
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Duncan ___ : HINES
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Numbers on letters : ZIPCODE
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Went back on stage : ENCORED
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Laplander, maybe : FINN
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Watch words? : LIPREAD
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Be situated above : OVERLIE
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Goes downhill : WORSENS
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Objective : END
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Potters' needs : WHEELS
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Flip comment? : HEADS
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Chevalier : NOBLE
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Cheapen : DEBASE
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Hall-of-Famer Coveleski : STAN
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Performer who fills the club : DRAW
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Tarpeian Rock's location : ROME
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Pare, say : EDIT
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Preamble to the Constitution? : USS
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Stanley Cup org. : NHL
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Primed : SET

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

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