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New York Times, Sunday, November 23, 2003

Author:
Leonard Williams
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Leonard Williams

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 80 Missing: {J} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Williams. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 1123 ( 19,738 )
Across
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Bug : FLU
4
Head of Parliament? : LOO
7
"Ben-Hur" studio : MGM
10
Sticking point : CRAW
14
[Just like that!] : BANG
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Ballet performer : DANSEUR
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Big name in electronics : MOTOROLA
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Matter to be discussed : ITEM
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___ Stone : ROSETTA
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Colleague of Jonathan Higgins, in 80's TV : MAGNUMPI
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Any : SOME
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Fair that's losing money? : UNTENABLEEXPOSITION
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Bygone dictator : AMIN
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Currency transaction fee : AGIO
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Salt : TAR
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Paying the license fee? : PATENTEXPENDING
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Big shot : MOGUL
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Jabber : PRATE
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Raw : TARTARE
48
U.N. agcy. for working people : ILO
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Outflow : EBBTIDE
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Population figure? : CENSUSEXTRACT
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"Is that ___?" : ALL
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Resulted in : LEDTO
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They're for people without cells : PAYPHONES
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Dregs : LEES
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Basic Toyota : COROLLA
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Extremist : ULTRA
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Going from the desert to the rain forest? : CLIMATEEXCHANGE
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Popular shirts : POLOS
75
Retired faculty : EMERITI
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Brew : SUDS
80
Early winter fruit : SNOWAPPLE
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Building block, informally : AMINO
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"___War," Shatner series title : TEK
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Square footage? : SHELTEREXTENT
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Starchy food : TAPIOCA
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Darn, e.g. : SEW
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Football play : REVERSE
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Remove from a set level, as a currency : UNPEG
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Trample : TREAD
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Broaching of a subject? : FIRSTEXPRESSING
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Last word of "America, the Beautiful" : SEA
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Sense : FEEL
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Responsibilities, so to speak : HATS
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Action taken by an irate pope? : MASSEXCOMMUNICATION
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Prefix with angular : EQUI
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Valhalla resident : IMMORTAL
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Like jeans for teens : LOWRISE
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Gulf of ___ : SUEZ
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A second shift, possibly : OVERTIME
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Noted Bolshevik : TROTSKY
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Nigerian-born pop star : SADE
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Stole material : MINK
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"___ Liaisons Dangereuses" : LES
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Not hither : YON
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West in pictures : MAE
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Pres. from Hyde Park : FDR
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Relative of Thai : LAO
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No good : UNSUITABLE
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Certain Baltic : LETT
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Best in the dining room : OUTEAT
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Kool-Aid choice : ORANGE
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1997 #1 Hanson hit : MMMBOP
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Soccer announcer's cry : GOAL
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Homeowner's concern: Abbr. : MTGE
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Heart : CRUX
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Many a Marx Brothers movie : ROMP
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Dinner in a bowl : ALPO
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Tailor's measure : WAIST
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Casual eatery : BISTRO
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French possessive : ATOI
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Fish in a Disney film : NEMO
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___ Detective (1930's-50's crime fiction magazine) : GMEN
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Mack ___, who created the Keystone Kops : SENNETT
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Solitary : ONE
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___-en-Provence : AIX
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"___ Sam" (2001 Penn-Pfeiffer flick) : IAM
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Fund-raising letter : APPEAL
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Floor material : MARBLE
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Diamond on stage : NEIL
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Summer on the Seine : ETE
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A Bobbsey twin : NAN
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A.M.A. members: Abbr. : DRS
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Give ___ for ...!" (intro phrase) : ITUP
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Mission control grp. : NASA
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Neutral-colored: Var. : GREY
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Economy-size : GIANT
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Sore spot : ULCER
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"___ luck!" : LOTSA
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Milk carton abbr. : EXP
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Prefix with bel : DECI
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Ancient land south of the Dead Sea : EDOM
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Geezer : COOT
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Hood : THUG
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Most of them have lines : ROLES
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Lilt syllable : TRA
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Look displeased : SCOWL
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Wranglers alternative : LEE
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Moon vehicle, briefly : LEM
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Fire truck equipment : AXE
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Future J.D.'s hurdle : LSAT
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Suffix with techno- : CRAT
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"That's ___!" (cry at a lineup) : HIM
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Wrangling : ATIT
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NPR's Totenberg : NINA
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"Your attention, please" : PSSST
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"___ Majesty's Secret Service" : ONHER
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Lerner's partner : LOEWE
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Wishful thinking? : UTOPIANISM
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Clothed : DECENT
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Bluegrass musician Ricky : SKAGGS
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Apiece : PER
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Foreword: Abbr. : PREF
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Author of "Christ Stopped at Eboli" : LEVI
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Swimming laps, e.g.: Abbr. : EXER
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Concerto, e.g. : OPUS
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___-80 (old computer model) : TRS
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Faddish training, once : EST
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Born : NEE
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"To sum up ..." : INSHORT
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Judicial inquiry : ASSIZE
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Ruby, for one : DEE
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Unsolved cases, in TV lingo : XFILES
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Chest muscle, for short : PEC
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Land : REALTY
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Corrida sight : ELTORO
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Basic assumption : AXIOM
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Military meal : MESS
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Blue hue : AQUA
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Like some polluters : SUED
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10th-century annum : CMVI
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Broken mirror, say : OMEN
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Robin Williams TV character : MORK
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"The A-Team" actor : MRT
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Monopoly square: Abbr. : UTIL
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Finger, in a way : NAME
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Exultant cry : IWON
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Jamaican music : SKA
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Give the once-over : EYE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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