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P.S. I LOVE YOU

New York Times, Sunday, December 5, 1993

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 1205 ( 16,098 )
Across
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Lacked a herd mentality : STRAYED
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_____ St. Vincent Millay : EDNA
12
Algonquian speakers : CHIPPEWA
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Speaker's skill : ORATORY
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Genealogist's work : TREE
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Make a fitting change : RETAILOR
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Movies : PICTURESHOWS
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Big demand : EXACTION
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Stick with a point : SPEAR
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Literally, "way of the gods" : SHINTO
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Kind of blue : NILE
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Jay or em follower : CEE
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Serve brilliantly : ACE
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Serkin's support : PIANOSTOOL
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Queen's home? : ANTHILL
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Get-together: Abbr. : MTG
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Country rocker Steve : EARLE
44
Whip severely : TAR
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Fly out of Africa? : TSETSE
49
Itsy-bitsy : WEE
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Valuable strings : STRADS
51
String and Windsor, e.g. : TIES
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Fanfare maker : TRUMPET
55
They hang by the neck : WATTLES
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Part of G E.: Abbr. : ELEC
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Seriously harmed : MAIMED
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Overindulges, with "on" : DOTES
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Physical beginning : META
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Band of seven : SEPTET
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Real card : JOKER
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They carry programs : PCS
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Give a hint : PROMPT
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Crack at an easy target : POTSHOT
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Banking feature in real estate : ESCROW
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Cough med. dosage, often : TSP
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Ammo provider : ARMER
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Shake a leg : HASTEN
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Use of oilstone : HONE
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Skirt : AVOID
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Old TV's "_____ Space" : LOSTIN
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''Major'' suffix : ETTE
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Pre-meal ritual : WASHING
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Stuck, in a way : IMPALED
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Epic achievement : FEAT
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Pumping, in a way : ASKING
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CBS's Rather : DAN
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Singer Brewer : TERESA
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Poly _____ (college course, for short) : SCI
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Crime fighters' tactic : STING
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Calf's place : LEG
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Kitchen add-on : DINETTE
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Like most bowl games : POSTSEASON
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Jazz style : BOP
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Cleveland player : CAV
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Library volume : TOME
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Buckeye : OHIOAN
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Lullaby start : TOORA
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Ravel, e.g. : COMPOSER
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You, now : PUZZLESOLVER
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Court psychiatrist : ALIENIST
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"A Death In the Family" author : AGEE
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Financially O.K. : SOLVENT
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Lab testers : REAGENTS
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Spoils : ROTS
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Eliot's "_____ Among the Nightingales" : SWEENEY
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Rolls, for stew : SOPS
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Stumble : TRIP
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Campaign : RACE
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Stick on : ATTACH
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Cry after "Tag" : YOUREIT
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Bungle : ERR
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Goes blonde? : DYES
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Code of conduct : ETHIC
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Radio-controlled plane : DRONE
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"Eye of _____" (recipe item) : NEWT
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Fabulous guy? : AESOP
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Having a notched edge : CRENATE
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Witch's work : HEXING
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Author Calvino : ITALO
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Indy 500 leaders : PACESETTERS
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Frank Norris novel, with "The" : PIT
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Shiloh priest : ELI
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Seek a little love : WOO
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Son to Val and Aleta : ARN
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_____ Na Na : SHA
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Every lily has two : ELS
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"_____ a man with seven ..." : IMET
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Bite-sized pasties : TARTS
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Word-of-mouth : ORAL
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Like Chaucer's feldes or bokes : OLDE
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Minus : LESS
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Give it a go : ATTEMPT
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Roofers, at times : NAILERS
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Cradle site, in rhyme : TREETOP
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"_____ Entertain You" : LETME
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Boxed in : TRAPPED
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Would-be spouse : SUITOR
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Irish patriot Robert : EMMET
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Word after "I thee" : WED
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Curtain fabric : SATEEN
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Sucker play : SCAM
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Lovebirds' hangout? : PETSHOP
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Mixed-veggie cooker : WOK
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More nuts : DOTTIER
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Football Hall-of-Famer Ken : STRONG
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Elbow : JOSTLE
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Sit-in : PROTEST
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Kind of lens : CONTACT
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Kind of pie : SWEETIE
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Granolith : PAVINGSTONE
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Initiates an attack : HASAT
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Person in a big white hat? : CHEF
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Russian fighter : MIG
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Over : ENDED
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"I can take _____!" : AHINT
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K-O interval : LMN
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Mandrake the Magician's nemesis : WASP
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Regarding : ASTO
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Stowe gear : SKIS
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Shakespeare's "ancient" : IAGO
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Hot spots : DESERTS
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Words to a dog : SIC
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Novelist France : ANATOLE
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Unlikeliest, as an alibi : LAMEST
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Metamorphose : EVOLVE
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Lab stain : EOSIN
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Type of stock certificate : NOPAR
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He wrote "Carmen" : BIZET
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Lava does it : OOZES
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Good buddy : PAL
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Quasimodo's creator : HUGO
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'87 Costner film role : NESS
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Where one's goose is cooked : OVEN
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Artist Magritte : RENE
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Like some salon conversation : ARTY
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Hatchback, e.g. : CAR
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Bullfight cry : OLE
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She played Alice in "Alice" : MIA
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Identify, in slang : PEG
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Piglet's mom : SOW

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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