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New York Times, Sunday, March 20, 2011

8-Across : Accompanied on a ticket

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 70 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 147 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York Times3/20/11 ( No. 22,412 )
Across
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Dinner party : POTLUCK
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Accompanied on a ticket : RANWITH
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___ Works : KRUPP
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Biofuel option : ETHANOL
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Size of a football field, roughly : ONEACRE
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"Wyoming Outlaw," e.g. : OATER
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Chick lit book #1 (1992) : THEPELICANBRIEF
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Italy's longest river : THEPO
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___ Pie Island (artist commune on the Thames) : EEL
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Turned right : GEED
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The Browns, on sports tickers : CLE
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Headline : STARIN
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A nut might go on one : RAMPAGE
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Chick lit book #2, with "The" (1843) : UGLYDUCKLING
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Bear witness : ATTEST
37
___ Franco (watch brand) : GINO
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"Down with thee!" : FIE
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Chick lit book #3 (1965) : THESTERILECUCKOO
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___ D. Young (Time's Man of the Year in 1929) : OWEN
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Two-time N.B.A. M.V.P. Steve : NASH
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Kerfuffles : ADOS
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Emphatic acceptance : DOI
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Italian city where pizza was invented : NAPOLI
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Mich. neighbor : ONT
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Clumsy handler : PAWER
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P.R. locale : ATL
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Brand introduced by Philip Morris in 1975 : MERIT
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Chick lit book #4 (1974) : SIXDAYSOFTHECONDOR
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Iron Man co-creator : STANLEE
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Where 76-Across may be worn : EAR
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Affixes on : GLUESTO
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Chick lit book #5 (1960) : TOKILLAMOCKINGBIRD
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"A Dog of Flanders" writer : OUIDA
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Pip of "Great Expectations," e.g. : LAD
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67-Across jewelry : HOOPS
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Fold member : EWE
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Says : UTTERS
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Theater with fans : NOH
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Political commentator Colmes : ALAN
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Nerve cell projection : AXON
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Opponent of Napoleon : TSAR
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Chick lit book #6 (1930) : THEMALTESEFALCON
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Start to production? : PRE
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Tel Aviv's ___ Park : MEIR
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Refer (to) : ALLUDE
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Chick lit book #7 (1985) : LONESOMEDOVE
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Group in "Sex and the City," e.g. : GALPALS
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Some washers and dryers : AMANAS
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Wine container : TUN
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Philadelphia's ___ Whitman Bridge : WALT
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Environmental pollutant, for short : PCB
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Snarl : RAVEL
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Chick lit book #8 (1967) : WHEREEAGLESDARE
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Bracelet attachment : CHARM
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Christmas or Yom Kippur : HOLYDAY
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Spread, as rumors : BRUITED
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Some church overhead? : HALOS
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Bony : OSSEOUS
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Game highlights shower : ESPNEWS
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Rose high in some people's estimation : PETE
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Besides : OTHERTHAN
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Gossip fodder : THELATEST
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Down, with "up"? : LAP
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Mille & ___ Roses (Lancôme perfume) : UNE
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School in the Patriot League : COLGATE
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Stage light : KLIEG
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Artery : ROAD
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True-crime writer Rule : ANN
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Home of Agate Fossil Beds Natl. Monument : NEB
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First horse to compete in all three Triple Crown races : WARCLOUD
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With cold feeling : ICILY
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Stuck : TREED
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Famous bathrobe wearer, informally : HEF
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Folk guitarist Leo : KOTTKE
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1986 Indy 500 winner : RAHAL
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Wombs : UTERI
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___ the Short, early king of the Franks : PEPIN
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Power cord feature : PRONG
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Chess opening? : CEE
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"What moves you" sloganeer : SCION
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Mosquito protection : MESH
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Reno setting: Abbr. : PST
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180s : UIES
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Vitamin and supplement chain : GNC
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Night light? : UFO
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___ time (never) : ATNO
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Old or morning follower : GLORY
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Harsh treatment : RAWDEAL
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"If at first, the ___ is not absurd, then there is no hope for it": Einstein : IDEA
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Ulster or Norfolk : COAT
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Friends and neighbors : KITH
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Broached : OPENED
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A quarrel : WORDS
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"A Cooking Egg" poet : ELIOT
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Dodge S.U.V. : NITRO
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Affairs : AMOURS
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Part of a support group : PILLAR
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Skating maneuver : AXEL
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Femur or tibia : LEGBONE
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Rock singer Dee : SNIDER
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"Just a ___" : SEC
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Bookcase material : OAK
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When most movies open: Abbr. : FRI
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YouTube selection : CLIP
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Bar selection : STOUT
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Hypes : TOUTS
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Dog named after a Japanese prefecture : AKITA
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Werewolf feature : MANE
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Lakers star Lamar : ODOM
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Flame, e.g. : NHLER
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Impersonate, in a way : GOAS
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Clear of charges : EXCULPATE
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Carpentry fastener : WOODSCREW
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-ess alternative : ENNE
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2005 World Series team, for short : STROS
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Classic sandwich : HAMONRYE
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End in ___ : ATIE
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Part of many ristorante dish names : ALLA
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Shift's end? : HEM
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Book before Num. : LEV
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Hesitates : FALTERS
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Locale for many a gondola : ALP
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Whence the phrase "I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep" : PSALMS
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Conifer with durable wood : LARCH
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Home of ConAgra : OMAHA
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Seagoing : NAVAL
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Día de los Reyes month : ENERO
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Group think? : ETHOS
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Pacers' contests? : DUELS
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[blech!] : GAG
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"Let's ___ There" (old NBC slogan) : ALLBE
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Maze choices : WAYS
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Tanning salon fixtures : BEDS
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Doctor ___ from the planet Gallifrey : WHO
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Samurai's home : EDO
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Évian, e.g. : EAU
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"Yo!" : SUP
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Hue and cry : DIN

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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