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Group Dynamics

New York Times, Sunday, March 13, 1994

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 64 for Ms. Joline. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1994, The New York TimesNo. 0313 ( 16,196 )
Across
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Strands : BEACHES
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Hopi home : PUEBLO
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Finish with a flourish : TOPOFF
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Antiquated : ARCHAIC
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Gain : ATTAIN
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Maestro Toscanini : ARTURO
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BAILEY, BUCK, WHITE : STRINGOFPEARLS
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They may be dental : PLATES
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Visit : SEE
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"_____ life!" : GETA
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Arctic traveler John : RAE
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Betsy and Diana : ROSSES
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BUCHWALD, CARNEY, GARFUNKEL, LINKLETTER : ARTCOLLECTION
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Half a fly : TSE
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Bake, in a way : SHIRR
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Anatole France novel : THAIS
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_____ del Sol (region in Spain) : COSTA
43
Dome-shaped jellyfish : MEDUSAS
46
Honest _____ : ABE
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The least bit of concern : HOOT
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A party to, as a secret : INON
52
Trojan War figure : ARES
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SIMMONS, STAPLETON : PAIROFJEANS
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Writer Buchanan : EDNA
57
Scam : CON
58
Hunting dog : SETTER
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Pismires : ANTS
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Peeping Tom : SPIER
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First-aid _____ : KIT
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Common test answer : TRUE
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Needle holder : FIR
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Talkative : WINDY
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Give a ticket to : CITE
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LEONTYNE, RAY, VINCENT : PRICELIST
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Actress Swenson : INGA
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Actor Willem : DAFOE
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Like McCuller's cafe : SAD
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Kitty : PUSS
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Luck of the draw? : BYE
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Brownie-to-Girl Scout ceremony : FLYUP
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Teen hangout : MALL
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Scales : MOUNTS
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Patriot's end : ISM
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Kind of joint : CLIP
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DENNIS, DORIS : DAYAFTERDAY
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Bridge player's goal : SLAM
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January 1 word : SYNE
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Hot times on the Riviera : ETES
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Subjoin : ADD
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"Carmen" setting : SEVILLE
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Adapts for special use : GEARS
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Burger King offering : FRIES
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Miniature map : INSET
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Farragut, e.g.: Abbr. : ADM
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CHARLIE-DOROTHY, ELEANOR-FESS : DOUBLEPARKERS
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Old salt : SEADOG
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Long time : EON
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Brainchild : IDEA
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Corp. biggie : CEO
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"Boom" preceder, in song : TARARA
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CAREW-MCKUEN-SERLING-STEIGER-TAYLOR : CONNECTINGRODS
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Short sock : ANKLET
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Shows reverence : KNEELS
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"I Was a ______ Werewolf" (1957 flick) : TEENAGE
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Live : RESIDE
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Nicole Hollander comic strip : SYLVIA
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Stupefies : SEDATES
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Striped fish : BASS
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Artist de Tirtoff, professionally : ERTE
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Subdivision subdivision : ACRE
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Fraternity letter : CHI
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Airport features : HANGARS
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Eastwood's "The _____ Sanction" : EIGER
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General called "Old Fuss and Feathers" : SCOTT
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Drivel : PAP
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Language related to Aztec : UTE
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Flight abbr. : ETA
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Ballet-practice fixtures : BARRES
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New Hampshire's state flower : LILAC
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Start : ONSET
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They grow down : TAPROOTS
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Some fabrics : ORLONS
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School orgs. : PTAS
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BRADLEY, CLINTON, COSBY : OUTSTANDINGBILLS
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Manumits : FREES
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"Cabaret" director : FOSSE
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Item for Sgt. Friday : FACT
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Midwest hub : OHARE
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Important political bloc : LABOR
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Gladly : LIEF
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Pictures on monitors : ICONS
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Sign of love - or hate : SMACK
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With valor : HEROICALLY
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HAMILL, HARMON, MESSIER, SPITZ : IDENTIFYINGMARKS
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Neighbor of Ukr. : RUS
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Haberdashery accessory : TIEPIN
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Rich Little, e.g. : APER
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Showed surprise : SATUP
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Painter Rousseau : HENRI
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Haggis ingredient : OAT
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Frenzied store event : ONEDAYSALE
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Not any : NARY
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Anatomical passage : ITER
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"Go directly to _____" : JAIL
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Declivitous : STEEP
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Ham go-with : SWISS
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Rate setter, with "the" : FED
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"Dome doily" : TOUPEE
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Mallorca and Ibiza, e.g. : ISLAS
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A little lower? : CALF
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Tater : SPUD
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Albacore and bluefin : TUNAS
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U.S.A.F. awards : DFCS
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Eye problem : STYE
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Irish patriot Robert : EMMET
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Taiwan Strait island : MATSU
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Roll-call response : AYE
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News conference attendees : MEDIA
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Direct : ORDER
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Belittle : DEROGATE
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Weather protector : TARP
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Kind of tax : SIN
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Grim-_____ (stern-faced) : VISAGED
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Beloved : ADORED
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Relative of parsley : FENNEL
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Revue segment : SKIT
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"_____ Fell Out of Heaven" (1936 hit) : ASTAR
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1776 patriot Silas : DEANE
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Heineken rival : BECKS
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Bonkers : LOONY
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Censors : EDITS
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"Walk Away, _____" (1966 pop song) : RENEE
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Bunuel collaborator : DALI
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Chesterfield, e.g. : COAT
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Keenness, as of appetite : EDGE
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Suffixes on candy wrappers : OSES
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Ida. neighbor : NEV
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Ransom _____ Olds : ELI
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The Grays' side: Abbr. : CSA
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Genetic letters : RNA

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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