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KNIGHTS ERRANT

New York Times, Sunday, February 11, 2001

Author:
Bob Peoples and Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bob Peoples
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Nancy Salomon

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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {QXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Peoples. This is puzzle # 68 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0211 ( 18,723 )
Across
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Stud : HEMAN
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Journal : DAYBOOK
13
Formative : SEMINAL
20
Au courant : AWARE
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More often than not : ASARULE
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Threefold : TRINARY
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Unhappy author's complaint to an editor? : YOUMARMYWORDS
25
Full Italian pockets? : RAVIOLI
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Train for the ring, in a way : SKIPROPE
27
Prefix with phase : META
29
"The X-Files" extras : GMEN
30
Lance on the bench : ITO
31
How-to book for lovebirds? : THEJOYOFCOOING
37
Tribal drums : TOMTOMS
41
Joie de vivre : ELAN
42
Parisian peeper : OEIL
43
Brouhaha : ADO
44
"Quantum Leap" co-star : STOCKWELL
47
Even chance : TOSSUP
52
Ice cream flavorer : BERRY
55
Parrot's cry : AWK
56
Coupling device : YOKE
58
Ninny : GOOSE
59
Broken plumbing in the basement? : LOOOUTBELOW
63
Proscriptions necessitated by kosher law? : PIGGYBANS
65
Historical records : ANNALS
66
Refrigerator device : DEFROSTER
68
Card game for three : SKAT
69
It may be raw : DEAL
71
Flipper : FIN
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CNN offering: Abbr. : REPT
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Nanking nanny : AMAH
77
Take back : REPOSSESS
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Covers up : CLOAKS
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Reprobate's choices on a hot day? : SINORSWIM
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"Go ahead, shoot!"? : TAKEYOURPIC
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Candidate's concern : IMAGE
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Executes : DOES
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Stock or C.D.: Abbr. : INV
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She played Nora in "The Thin Man" : MYRNA
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Maxima maker : NISSAN
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Like virgin land : UNTRODDEN
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Missing a match : ODD
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Mars, e.g. : DEUS
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It has body parts : AUTO
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City near San Jose : SALINAS
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Most popular Halloween mask? : BESTSELLINGBOO
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Bog : FEN
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Often-twisted treat : OREO
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Harmony : SYNC
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It may reveal some bugs : BETATEST
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Bang source : GUNSHOT
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What happened when I spilled coffee? : THEJOEWASONME
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Like Rodeo Drive shops : UPSCALE
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Undo : REVERSE
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Provide : ENDUE
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Soft-shell clam : STEAMER
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Order from Florida : ORANGES
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Is quiet : RESTS
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"Airplane!" actor Robert : HAYS
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"Return of the Jedi" critter : EWOK
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Haleakala Crater locale : MAUI
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Deodorized spot : ARMPIT
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Close by : NEARTO
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Still drying : DAMP
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So far : ASYET
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Pilot's problem : YAW
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Friend in the 'hood : BRO
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Sharer's word : OUR
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Inherited wealth : OLDMONEY
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"One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" novelist : KESEY
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Attack from the air : STRAFE
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Significant stretch : ERA
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11th-century date : MIV
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Architect Jones : INIGO
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One of the Judds : NAOMI
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Sen. Specter : ARLEN
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Reason for a spanking, maybe : LYING
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Inn array : ROOMS
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Car trunk item : TOOLKIT
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Badger : HECKLE
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Wild bugler : ELK
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Hook target : JAW
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Loc. ___ : CIT
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Science : OLOGY
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Indian drum : TABLA
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Cineplex ___ (theater chain) : ODEON
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No-brainer? : MORON
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Run through : STAB
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Receivable : OWED
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Prunes : LOPS
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Tale of woe : SOBSTORY
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Gouge : SOAK
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Sch. for midshipmen : USNA
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Nudnik : PEST
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They're likely to be honked at : ROADHOGS
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Tree-trimming time : YULE
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Elbe feeder : EGER
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Former despots : TSARS
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Rubs out : OFFS
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Flicker? : WRIST
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___-Roman : GRECO
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Most qualified to serve : ONEA
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Dirty : LEWD
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Prized : PLUM
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Abecedary link : ASIN
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"La Bohème" heroine : MIMI
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Santa ___ (hot winds) : ANAS
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Way to pray : PIOUSLY
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Broken mirror, to some : OMEN
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Big name in snowmobiles : SKIDOO
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E-mail, e.g. : SEND
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Splash catcher : APRON
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Rather, informally : KINDA
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A heap : SCADS
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Reviews : READS
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Part of Y.S.L. : YVES
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Styptic pencil, e.g. : STANCHER
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Once called : NEE
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Persian, e.g. : RUG
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Handicapper's hangout, briefly : OTB
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Tariff-eliminating pact : NAFTA
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Winter coat : ULSTER
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Flat provider : LEASER
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Chant : INTONE
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Phony : BOGUS
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Blow : ERUPT
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Have a hunch : SENSE
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Opera about a diva : TOSCA
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Opener : INTRO
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Way too weighty : OBESE
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Romano sources : EWES
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Some scrimmagers : ENDS
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No children's viewing : SMUT
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Some souvenirs : TEES
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Easter entrée : HAM
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Córdoba cry : OLE
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Astronaut's outing: Abbr. : EVA
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"Dawson's Creek" character Lindley : JEN
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Part of many U.R.L.'s : ORG

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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