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SOUND EFFECTS

New York Times, Sunday, February 23, 1997

Author:
Nancy Nicholson Joline
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Nicholson Joline

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {QXY} This is puzzle # 80 for Ms. Joline. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0223 ( 17,274 )
Across
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Erect : RAISE
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"Casablanca" role : ILSA
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Legend, e.g. : ACURA
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Winston Churchill's "___ Country" : AFAR
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___ vincit amor : OMNIA
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Distress : NEED
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Signals are used to switch them : LANES
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Leader of philosophical skepticism : HUME
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What a tipsy actor does? : POURSOVERASCRIPT
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Priests' vestments : ALBS
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Sets for med. dramas : ERS
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"Video Companion" author : EBERT
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Pool : POT
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Reine's spouse : ROI
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Year in Claudius's reign : LII
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Wallace of "E.T." : DEE
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Like 20-Across, often : DIRE
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It may drip : EAVE
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Brought about : INDUCED
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What a sweet tooth demands? : JUSTDESSERTS
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Words with hole or two : INONE
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Commercial thoroughfare : STRIP
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"Gunsmoke" bartender : SAM
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Mme., in Madrid : SRA
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Nuts : BATS
48
"On Broadway" co-writer Cynthia : WEIL
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Social climber's goal : STATUS
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Loose overcoat : ULSTER
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Like the Archbishop of York : ANGLICAN
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Code word : DIT
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Plenty : TONS
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Yup's alternative : NAH
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Aisle? : BRIDALPATH
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Some are holy : ORDERS
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Access : ENTREE
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Work done on the premises? : LOGIC
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Broadway hit subtitled "A Musical Arabian Night" : KISMET
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Italian auto maker Bugatti : ETTORE
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Had one's foot in the door? : WASASHOEIN
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Prefix with sphere : ECO
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"thirty-something" actor : OLIN
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Social addition : IST
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Disney World transport : MONORAIL
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Wingdings : BLASTS
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"Love Affair" star, 1994 : BENING
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Der ___ (Adenauer) : ALTE
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Striker's cry : SCAB
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"The Crying Game" star : REA
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Student datum : AGE
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Fools : ASSES
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200 milligrams : CARAT
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San Diego Zoo attraction? : URBANGORILLA
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Conquered quickly : OVERRAN
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Fleet fleet? : SSTS
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Deep blue : ANIL
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Nobelist Hammarskjold : DAG
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Maria, for one : TIA
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List ender : ETC
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Constrain : TIE
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Rush : SPATE
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Low note : ONE
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Biting : TART
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Goings-on at the church fair? : BAZAARHAPPENINGS
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"___ la Douce" : IRMA
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Had dinner delivered : ATEIN
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Like one side of a ship : ALEE
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Laertes and Ophelia : DANES
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They, in Trieste : ESSE
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Nashville ___ (60's pop group) : TEENS
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Trade center : MART
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Ano nuevo time : ENERO
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Enticed, with "in" : ROPED
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Dean Martin topic : AMORE
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Taken : INUSE
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___ Roger de Coverley (country dance) : SIR
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Abated : EASEDUP
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Flip : INVERT
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Emulated Groucho Marx : LEERED
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Miro compatriot : SERT
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Holly Hunter in "The Piano" : ADA
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Recess : ALCOVE
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Plains family : CARTERS
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Cycle starter : UNI
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Payback : REPRISAL
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Luxury car ___ Martin : ASTON
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"Gotcha!" : AHA
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Offerings at a downscale eatery? : FULLCOARSEMEALS
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Encompassing : AMBIENT
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Lives : RESIDES
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They go to waist : OBIS
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Spurts of activity : SPASMS
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Uganda's Amin : IDI
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"___ was a cunning hunter": Genesis : ESAU
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Relaxes : UNBENDS
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Nursery rhyme girl : JILL
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L.I. zone : EST
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Veridicality : TRUTH
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Classic Gershwin song : SWANEE
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Landlord's need : TENANT
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Government fashion decree? : RIGHTTOBAREARMS
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Summer needs : SCREENS
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Mai ___ : TAI
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Or's go-with : AND
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Stirring up : STOKING
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City WSW of Milano : TORINO
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European airline : IBERIA
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Place for a throne : DAIS
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Problem for a suited-up diver? : ITCH
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"___, 'tis true I have gone here and there": Shak. : ALAS
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Preoccupied : LOST
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Tour organizer, for short : PGA
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Enumerate : RECITE
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Wraps : STOLES
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Sports car feature : ROLLBAR
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Having learned a lesson : WISER
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Japan's largest lake : OMI
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Waiting period, seemingly : EON
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Tabula ___ : RASA
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Curtail : TRUNCATE
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Persiflage : BANTER
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Easter features : EGGS
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___-Freudian : NEO
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F.D.R.'s Fala, e.g. : SCOTTIE
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Blini accompaniments : CAVIARS
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Forbear : ABSTAIN
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"The House of the Spirits" author : ALLENDE
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Sei halved : TRE
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Kurds and Turks : ASIANS
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Ice-T or Eazy-E : RAPPER
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Sulking : INAPET
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Word for the diet-conscious : LITE
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In a box, in a way : ATBAT
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"Death, Be Not Proud" poet : DONNE
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Choler : ANGER
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Artist's plaster : GESSO
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Large hall : SALA
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___ kwon do : TAE
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Small section of a dictionary : ZEE
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Country ___ : HAM
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Golfer Woosnam : IAN

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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