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FLORIDA KEY

New York Times, Sunday, November 28, 2004

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: {VXZ} This is puzzle # 129 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 1128 ( 20,109 )
Across
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Family-friendly ratings : PGS
4
Natl. Grapefruit Mo. : FEB
7
"How Dry ___" : IAM
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Fragrant hair ointment : POMADE
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They may go for big bucks : DOES
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Fat substitute : OLESTRA
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Ones fit for kings and queens? : PERCALES
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Attractions at the Thanksgiving parade in old Pennsylvania? : QUAKERFLOATS
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Disturbs : AGITATES
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Volcanic rock : BASALT
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Holder of an insect's DNA? : FLYCHROMOSOME
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Big Ten rival: Abbr. : ACC
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Not waver from : KEEPTO
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Chantilly's department : OISE
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Go after : CHASE
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Not likely to pose nude : SHY
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Recipe amts. : TSPS
38
Many a vacationer's need : SITTER
44
Fab Four film : HELP
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Fraternity letter : ETA
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"Don't bother!" : SKIPIT
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Longtime Dolphins coach : SHULA
49
Syndicated advice column from a couch potato? : LETTERSTODEARFLABBY
53
Kind of garage : TWOCAR
55
Mattress filler : AIR
56
Kooky Kovacs : ERNIE
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Leaves after a meal? : TEAS
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Complain : REPINE
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Weight : ONUS
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Dublin hangouts : PUBS
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Opinion piece : ESSAY
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Reverse image? : PHOTOFLOP
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Deduce : INFER
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Dress material for a ball : LAME
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Make-up person? : LIAR
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"The Lion in Winter" star, 1968 : OTOOLE
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What the Lincoln Memorial faces : EAST
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Poets' feet : IAMBI
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Two years before Claudius was murdered : LII
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Undo a secession : REJOIN
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Office manager's oversight of felt-tip pens? : FLAIRTRAFFICCONTROL
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Captain's order : TOSEA
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Adam's first wife, in Jewish folklore : LILITH
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Article in France-Soir : LES
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Captain of 1960's TV : KIRK
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Handles : SEESTO
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___ the Great (boy detective) : NATE
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Parlor transaction : BET
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Fundamental physics particle : MESON
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Disney or Whitman : WALT
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Pitcher : TOSSER
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"Oz" network : HBO
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Background of roses, irises, etc.? : FLORALHISTORY
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Woody vines : LIANES
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Stew morsel : LIMABEAN
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Ones using "the facilities"? : HEADFLUSHERS
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Cordial : ANISETTE
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Season, in a way : ADDSALT
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"Now, about ..." : ASTO
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Does greenhouse work : WATERS
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Suffix with expert : ISE
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Actor Vigoda : ABE
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Carrier to Oslo : SAS
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Composer of "Oedipus Tex" and "A Little Nightmare Music" : PDQBACH
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Opaque watercolor technique : GOUACHE
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The "surf" in some surf 'n' turf dinners : SEASCALLOPS
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Strength : FORTE
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Seasonal worker : ELF
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Ann Patchett novel "___ Canto" : BEL
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Author Calvino : ITALO
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So SoHo : ARTY
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Neither fem. nor neut. : MASC
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Prepares, as a surface for painting : PRIMES
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Prefix with -pod : OCTO
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"Serpico" author : MAAS
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Violist's clef : ALTO
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Judge : DEEM
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Latin 101 verb : ESSE
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Cousin of reggae : SKA
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Pushover : SOFTY
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Arrondissement resident : PARISIAN
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Bruisable things : EGOS
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Berlin-born Sommer : ELKE
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Drawing site : HOPPER
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Italian noble family name : ESTE
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Exodus figure : PHARAOH
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Neurology, oncology, cardiology, etc. : SPECIALTIES
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Round stopper, for short : TKO
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Fries or slaw : SIDE
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Archipelago unit: Abbr. : ISL
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"I'm serious!" : THATSNOJOKE
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Bazooka part : TUBE
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Portoferraio is its chief town : ELBA
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You can catch them on a beach : RAYS
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Raison d'___ : ETRE
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Building support : STRUT
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Linda in 1990's news : TRIPP
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Singer Tucker : TANYA
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___-American relations : SINO
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French fire : FEU
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Three, to Amati : TRE
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Craven who directed "Swamp Thing" : WES
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Fifth of a scale : SOL
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Snake, by nature : BITER
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Unit of wisdom? : PEARL
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Pilfer : FILCH
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Of the flock : LAIC
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1983 World Series champs : ORIOLES
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Stupidity : FOOLISHNESS
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The "E" of R.E.O. Speedwagon : ELI
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Stimpy's cartoon pal : REN
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Cambridge sch. : MIT
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Leftovers for Fido : ORTS
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New newts : EFTS
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Skin care item : ALOE
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Postpaid encl. : SASE
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Suburban Philadelphia area : MAINLINE
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Notes hit by divas : BFLATS
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"___ ain't broke ..." : IFIT
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No-goodnik : RAT
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Resident: Suffix : ITE
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The pucks stop here : NETS
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Diva Peters : ROBERTA
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Site of King Minos' palace : KNOSSOS
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Wide-eyed young 'uns : OWLETS
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Western actor William et al. : BOYDS
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Dr.'s orders : MRIS
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"The Man Who Mistook His Wife for ___" (Oliver Sacks book) : AHAT
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Profession : TRADE
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Rinse, as with a solvent : ELUTE
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Bug, to so speak : FLAW
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Director Wertmuller : LINA
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Leave off : OMIT
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Flatten, in Falmouth : RASE
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But, to Brahms : ABER
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Pad ___ (noodle dish) : THAI
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Ref. volumes : OEDS
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"So you're the culprit!" : AHA
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Plane watcher: Abbr. : FAA
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Barrister's deg. : LLB

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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