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WHERE IN WEBSTER'S?

New York Times, Sunday, February 4, 2001

Author:
Frank A. Longo
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Frank Longo

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {JKQZ} This is puzzle # 60 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0204 ( 18,716 )
Across
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Aged : GROWNOLD
9
Cry from Homer Simpson : DOH
12
Bugs : VWS
15
Hook deliverer : FIST
19
Romeo : LOTHARIO
20
Christian ___ : ERA
21
Literary monogram : EAP
22
Chow chow chow : ALPO
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SPAETZLE : ONTOPOFSPAGHETTI
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No haute cuisine : SLOP
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Ecological community : BIOME
28
Seven up, e.g. : TIED
29
HOUSE : AFTERHOURS
31
Pitcher Martinez : PEDRO
32
Record player : STEREO
33
Fr. martyr, maybe : STE
34
GROUCHY : ABOVEGROUND
40
Berlin-to-Leipzig dir. : SSW
41
Good thing to have in war : ACE
42
"The Karate Kid" co-star : MORITA
43
Development areas? : UTERI
47
Antiquated outburst : EGAD
48
Academy newcomer : PLEBE
49
ORDINAL : FOLLOWINGORDERS
55
Shake : LOSE
56
California's ___ National Forest : TAHOE
57
Protractedly : ONANDON
58
Old telecommunications conglomerate : ITT
59
Panthers, e.g. : NHLTEAM
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It may be needed for a change : DIAPER
65
Cry of disgust : FIE
66
SEALING WAX : BELOWSEALEVEL
71
William F. Buckley was one : ELI
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Reply of affirmation : YESIAM
74
Inattention : LAXNESS
75
20%, often : TIP
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Drive down the fairway : TEESHOT
81
Order to a band : HITIT
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Quash : VETO
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DISDAIN : UNDERDISCUSSION
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Two-time U.S. Open winner Hart : DORIS
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What prices may do : SOAR
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Megacorporation : GIANT
90
Take off the stock exchange : DELIST
91
Slip : ERR
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"Moesha" broadcaster : UPN
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TIMBREL : AHEADOFTIME
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Run in front of U : RST
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It's rich in oil : ARABIA
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See 60-Down : ALLEN
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LONE WOLF : BEFORELONG
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It may be jumped : BAIL
108
Pulitzer winner Sinclair : UPTON
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Son of Venus : AMOR
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MESS : PRECEDINGMESSAGE
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Romanian's neighbor : SERB
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Word before second or hour : PER
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Protein source : NUT
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They were striking in the Stone Age : HANDAXES
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Gridiron group : ENDS
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Gridiron gain: Abbr. : YDS
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Gridiron goals, briefly : TDS
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Détente documents : TREATIES
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Whipped cream serving : GLOB
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Rice-A-___ : RONI
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"No, No, Nanette" lyricist Harbach : OTTO
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Pronoun in a Hemingway title : WHOM
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Puppy pickup point : NAPE
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Gaucho's gold : ORO
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One may be spotted in a gym : LIFTER
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Revolution in square-dancing : DOSIDO
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Precise : DEADON
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E-mail address ending : ORG
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Comedy club chorus : HAHAS
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Flashy Chevy, for short : VETTE
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Cancer or Scorpio : WATERSIGN
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Architectural tapers : SPIRES
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Burkina ___ : FASO
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Bad treatment : ILLUSAGE
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12-Down, for one : SPORTCAR
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Best players, usually : TOPSEEDS
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Big copper exporter : PERU
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Eastern newt : EFT
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Something to be shown : HOW
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Annual tourn. holder : PGA
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Heighten : AMPLIFY
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Western accessory : BOLOTIE
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Brother of Iphigenia : ORESTES
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Feeling : VIBE
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Hot time in Québec : ETE
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Pair : DUO
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Pair : TWO
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Magazin article : EIN
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Molecular biology topic : RNA
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Seat of Jackson County, Texas : EDNA
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Eden event : FALL
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"___ be in England ..." : OHTO
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MGM co-founder : LOEW
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Pastoral expanses : LEAS
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Most curious : ODDEST
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Disquiets : ROILS
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Like some modern restaurants : THEMED
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Hawk or Hornet : NBAER
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With 104-Across, former voice of "This Week in Baseball" : MEL
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Czar who succeeded Catherine I : PETERII
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Undemocratic tendency : ELITISM
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Dorothy Parker delivery : RIPOSTE
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Sounds from a sauna : AAHS
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Year the empress Octavia was murdered : LXII
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Prefix with dermal : ENTO
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Ore site : VEIN
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Aqueduct of Sylvius, e.g. : ITER
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Hue stronger than scarlet : SIGNALRED
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Fu-___ (legendary Chinese sage) : HSI
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Mozart's "L'___ del Cairo" : OCA
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252 wine gallons : TUN
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Part of mV : VOLT
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Software clients, collectively : USERBASE
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Noted seafarers : NORSEMEN
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Town near London, site of England's first paper mill : DARTFORD
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"All aboard!" area: Abbr. : STA
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Excellent, to a hip-hopper : DEF
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Dress in : DON
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Old Mideast inits. : UAR
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Like Top-Siders and khakis : PREPPY
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They're not easily broken : HABITS
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Pizazz : ELAN
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Step off : ALIGHT
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Oceanside town north of San Diego : DELMAR
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One side in an 1899 war : BOERS
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Entrepreneur's reading, maybe : INC
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One might get a cut : AGENT
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Celestial array : ORBS
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Meat approver, for short : USDA
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Exam for jrs. : PSAT
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El alternative : TAXI
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S-curve : OGEE
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Top Untouchable : NESS
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Turkey : DUD
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Ending with butyl : ENE

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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