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ARTFUL EXPRESSIONS

New York Times, Sunday, February 2, 2003

Author:
Mark Danna
Editor:
Will Shortz
"An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding" essayist
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Danna.
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© 2003, The New York Times2/2/03 ( No. 19,444 )
Across
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Mogul : NABOB
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One for the road : CAR
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Declines to take part, with "out" : OPTS
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Keen : ASTUTE
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Napping : ADOZE
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Mobile home?: Abbr. : ALA
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He ran from Iran : SHAH
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In the attic : STORED
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"That's very fitting!" : HOWARPROPRIATE
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Paste ingredient : TOMATO
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"You're not O.K. with that, bub?" : WYETHTHEREAPROBLEM
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Scene of a May 1942 U.S. victory in W.W. II : CORALSEA
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Suffix with access : ORY
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Fat removal, for short : LIPO
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Mail letters : APO
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Orchestra sect. : STR
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Org. : ASSN
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Groundskeeper's supply : SOD
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Try to reach the hard-of-hearing? : YELL
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Union strikers : REBS
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Give in to gravity : SAG
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Mud : GOOP
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Game player's rackful : TILES
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Ring of color : AREOLA
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They're boring : YAWNERS
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Barely touched : KISSED
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"It's a group effort, guys!" : WARHOLINTHISTOGETHER
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Top to bottom : ANTONYM
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Ancient Hebrew liquid measure : HIN
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Prefix with -phile : OENO
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Fabric purchase: Abbr. : YDS
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Awe : AMAZEMENT
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Away's partner : FAR
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Kind of party : TOGA
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Party member, maybe : POL
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Not unwilling? : TESTATE
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"Is that a new man you're dating?" : WHOSDEGASISAWYOUWITH
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Thingamajig : DOODAD
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Predisposed about : PRONETO
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Iago's wife : EMILIA
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Tanks and such : ARMOR
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Rank : TIER
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Prefix with dermis : EPI
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Spoil : TURN
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Hold : DEEM
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Go right : GEE
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LAX info : ETDS
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Sliding door site : VAN
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Like some gas: Abbr. : REG
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Wire transfer?: Abbr. : ELEC
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Heading in cable TV listings : SHO
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Nudity : BARENESS
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"This could lead to something big!" : WHATANHOPPERTUNITY
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Ulnae neighbors : HUMERI
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"I demand to see cash up-front!" : SHOWMETHEMANET
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Surface : EMERGE
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An S.S.R. : LITH
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Sarge, for one : NCO
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Bubbly : ALIVE
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Freezes up : TENSES
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___ buco : OSSO
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Doe or heifer : SHE
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Where Pietermaritzburg is : NATAL
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"Uh-uh" : NAH
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Pother : ADO
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A violinist might use one or take one : BOW
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Shenyang-born conductor : OZAWA
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Jewelers' offerings : BERYLS
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Some Teamsters : CARTERS
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Hello or goodbye : ALOHA
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Absorbed : RAPT
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Basketmaker's supplies : OSIERS
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Links to esophagi : PHARYNGES
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New Criticism poet Allen ___ : TATE
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Queens diamond holder : SHEA
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___ Lindgren, creator of Pippi Longstocking : ASTRID
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Urban sitting place : STOOP
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Not so feminine : TOMBOYISH
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River to the Caspian : URAL
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Béret setting : TETE
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Another name for the biblical Esau : EDOM
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Ant, maybe : PEST
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Fraternity characters : RHOS
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When repeated, start of an old antacid jingle : PLOP
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Bagel topper : CARAWAY
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Mathematical quantity acted upon : OPERAND
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Best Actress of 2000 : ROBERTS
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First name in mysteries : AGATHA
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"This early?" : SOSOON
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"What ___?" : ELSE
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Look of lust : LEER
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It was dropped in the 60's : LSD
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Gallery area : SOHO
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Author Rand : AYN
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Table scrap : ORT
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One of the Jacksons : TITO
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First name in horror : LON
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___ Khan : ALY
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Brainiac : WHIZ
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Certain bowling target : NINEPIN
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Scope : KEN
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Conception : IMAGE
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Los Angeles attraction, with "the" : GETTY
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Rossini's "The Thieving ___" : MAGPIE
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Jazz pianist Allison : MOSE
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Makes up? : ELATES
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Bomb : FAILURE
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Decks out : ATTIRES
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Fixes at a gallery : REHANGS
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Old monarch : TSAR
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"That's ___ ..." : ODD
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Want ad inits. : EOE
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What to pay : SUM
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Hardly a brainiac : TWIT
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Sported : WORE
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Directive to a chauffeur : HOME
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They go on for miles : ODOMETERS
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What may follow you : ARE
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Objects of much ribbing : SORESPOTS
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Doo-___ : WOP
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Pop : DAD
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Kind of support : TECH
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Novel that includes Robin Hood : IVANHOE
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They need bottle openers : GENIES
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1990 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees : THEWHO
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Campus site : DORM
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"Acoustic Soul" singer India.___ : ARIE
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Court figure : NETMAN
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Grande : LARGE
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Haircut style : BUTCH
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African antelope : NYALA
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Stimulate : WHET
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"An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding" essayist : HUME
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Word of agreement : AMEN
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Ibsen's home : OSLO
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Diameter symbols, in math : PHIS
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Counting method : TENS
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Lousy egg? : NIT
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Popular Perón : EVA
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Business card abbr. : TEL

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle.

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