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UH-OH

New York Times, Sunday, November 30, 2008

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Silvestri

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 146 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 1130 ( 21,572 )
Across
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Like tests and dirt roads : GRADED
7
Web programmer's medium : HTML
11
Deadens : DAMPS
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Adolphe ___, musical instrument inventor : SAX
19
"Honestly, man!" : NOJIVE
20
It may be gray : AREA
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Economist Janeway : ELIOT
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Open someone else's e-mails, maybe : PRY
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Not accented : ATONIC
24
Will's opposite : WONT
25
Poker player's wear : VISOR
26
Brynner of stage and screen : YUL
27
Sale sweeteners : REBATES
29
Helpful comment to a judge? : THERESTHEROBE
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"Stripes" actor, 1981 : RAMIS
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Imago, e.g. : ADULT
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Brunch time : TENAM
36
Maine, e.g.: Abbr. : USS
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"Also Sprach Zarathustra" hitmaker, 1973 : DEODATO
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A cadet might be asked to pick it up : PACE
43
Insurance paperwork : CLAIM
46
Snowy ___ : EGRET
47
Fruit flies? : PEACHFOES
52
Dirty radio sitcom? : LOAMANDABNER
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Given to showy affectation : ARTY
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Put to use : PLY
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Monastery office : ABBACY
58
Polonius's hiding place : ARRAS
60
Bank holding : LIEN
61
Do some grapplin' : RASSLE
65
Makes a muffler, e.g. : KNITS
66
Weapon in the Charge of the Light Brigade : LANCE
67
Jokey question to a Verizon technician? : AREWEHAVINGPHONEYET
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Summer swarm : GNATS
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With regard to : ANENT
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Beauty spots : SALONS
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Line at a track : ODDS
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Cowgirl Dale : EVANS
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Chinese brew : OOLONG
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Output of une législature : LOI
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Bull: Prefix : TAUR
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Darius the Scamp? : PERSIANROGUE
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Pot-smoking cleric? : FRIARTOKE
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Raccoon relative : COATI
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Endor inhabitants : EWOKS
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The story of the aftermath of Oceanic Flight 815 : LOST
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Read the riot act to : SCOLDED
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The Tigers, on scoreboards : DET
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Donnybrook : SCRAP
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Engine problem : STALL
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One who may give you a shot in the arm : MEDIC
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Result of excessive rowing? : PAININTHEBOAT
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Makes clear : DECODES
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Hairy TV cousin : ITT
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Shade of pink : CORAL
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___ Torrence, American sprinter who won three gold medals at the 1992 and 1996 Olympics : GWEN
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Make merry : CAVORT
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Casbah wear : FEZ
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Set of keys? : ATOLL
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Suffix for a collection : IANA
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Henry Fielding novel and heroine : AMELIA
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Fix, as fritters : FRY
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Form beginning : LINEA
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Cell suffix : CYTE
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Beth, for one : LETTER
Down
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Sound like an angry dog : GNAR
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Saying again and again : ROTE
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"Get ___" (doo-wop classic) : AJOB
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Libyan money : DINAR
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1979 Broadway hit with the song "On This Night of a Thousand Stars" : EVITA
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X : DECEM
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Turn to the left : HAW
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Home-run run : TROT
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Herringlike fish : MENHADEN
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Point near the deadline : LATEDATE
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Evolve : DEVELOP
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Celebs as a group : ALIST
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Drops in the air : MIST
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"Fiddlesticks!" : POOH
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Like spandex : STRETCHY
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Watch furtively : SPYON
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One of the ABC Islands : ARUBA
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Plant circulatory tissue : XYLEM
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Joined forces (with) : SIDED
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Line at a track : RUT
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Scuba venue : REEF
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Genesis creator : SEGA
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"True blue" and gold team : UCLA
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No neatnik : SLOB
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Volvo rival : SAAB
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Scepter topper : ORB
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Tropical drink embellishment : PARASOL
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Variety show lineup : ACTS
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Turkish inns : IMARETS
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Cousins of cockatiels : MACAWS
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Singer Kitt : EARTHA
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Voice a view : OPINE
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Send to the Hill, say : ELECT
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Lang follower : SYNE
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Big Board: Abbr. : NYSE
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Tolled : RANG
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Criticizes in no uncertain terms : RIPS
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Knocks down : LAYSLOW
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Spring Jewish holiday : SHAVUOT
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Historical Scottish county : LANARK
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On a plane? : EVEN
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Chess piece: Abbr. : KNT
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Poe poem that ends "From grief and groan to a golden throne beside the King of Heaven" : LENORE
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Compound conjunction : ANDOR
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r's, in math : RADII
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P.D. rank : INSP
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When shadows are shortest : NOON
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Green activity : GOLF
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Grub : EATS
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Hymn start : OGOD
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Microwave : NUKE
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Adventurous deed : GEST
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Kind of storm : TROPICAL
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Environment-related : ECOLOGIC
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Bed on wheels : ROLLAWAY
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In the dumps : SAD
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Inventory unit : ITEM
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Backed up : AIDED
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Mathematician Turing : ALAN
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Miss Havisham's ward in "Great Expectations" : ESTELLA
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Fleet member : CAB
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Spruce (up) : SPIFF
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Provide the spread : CATER
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Posh : RITZY
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Fossil-yielding rock : SHALE
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Windshield attachment : DECAL
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Part of Caesar's boast : ICAME
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Desire : COVET
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"Don't look at me" : NOTI
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1982 Disney film : TRON
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Setting for many a reception : TENT
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Dummkopf : DOLT
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War of 1812 battle site : ERIE
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Celeb : STAR
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Paisley denial : NAE

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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