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ST. ELSEWHERE

New York Times, Sunday, March 21, 1999

Author:
Lloyd E. Pollet
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {X} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Pollet. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0321 ( 18,030 )
Across
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Chew (out) : BAWL
5
Roost, so to speak : DWELL
10
___-fi : SCI
13
Photo marrer : SMUDGE
19
Sore : ACHY
20
Lines on sonar screens : RADII
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The "O" of Cheerios : OAT
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Packing a wallop : POTENT
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Blessed side dish with hot dogs? : BOONBAKEDBEANS
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Bakery attractions : AROMAS
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Rocketeers : SPACEMEN
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Parts that are thrown away : RINDS
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Cleaner's challenge : SPOT
30
Cattle in a cattle drive : HEAD
31
Cool cat : DADDYO
32
Sinn ___ : FEIN
33
German industrial family : KRUPPS
36
Angling equipment : LURES
37
Submarine-launched missile : POLARIS
40
Expiration : FINIS
41
Tot's hair-setting equipment? : BABYROLLERS
44
Singer DiFranco : ANI
45
Woods critter : COON
46
"Star Wars" princess : LEIA
47
Site of a helix and antihelix : EAR
48
Hellenic letters : ETAS
49
O. J. Simpson as a bard? : POETICJUICE
53
Portuguese king, 1861-89 : LUIZ
54
Putterers : AMATEURS
58
Fencing action : LUNGE
59
Palooka : GALOOT
61
Homes for struggling artists : GARRETS
62
"Happy Days" character : MALPH
63
Chili con carne ingredient : CAYENNE
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Natives of Mork's home planet : ORKANS
65
Racer Andretti : MARIO
66
Shakespeare's Duke of ___ : SOMERSET
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Garden beauty : IRIS
68
Critic at Cape Canaveral? : ROCKETBOOER
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___ impasse : ATAN
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Treasure on the Spanish Main : ORO
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Twelve ___ : OAKS
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Color of le ciel : BLEU
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John : LAV
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Physician at home where the buffalo roam? : DRRANGELOVE
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Hospital caution : QUIET
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Money derived from an old union : ALIMONY
86
Related on one's mother's side : ENATE
87
Flummox : PUZZLE
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Badgers : NAGS
89
Satisfying sounds : CHORDS
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At the home of : CHEZ
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Subordinates of 99-Down : SGTS
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New Testament king : HEROD
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Patent medicines, supposedly : CUREALLS
98
One of the Pirates of Penzance : SAMUEL
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Hadrian's Wall? : ENGLISHBARRIER
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Famous landing point : ARARAT
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Jackie's second : ARI
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Inventor Howe : ELIAS
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"Phooey!" : DRAT
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Egrets and such : WADERS
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Actress Carrere : TIA
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Past: Fr. : SONNE
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Emmy-winning Thompson : SADA
Down
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Barbara, familiarly : BABS
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"Rent-___" (1988 flick) : ACOP
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"Hold up!" : WHOA
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Keystone, e.g.: Var. : LYNCHPIN
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Hostage situations : DRAMAS
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Roused : WAKED
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1950's British P.M. : EDEN
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Ceiling : LID
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Part of a school : LIBRARY
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Whoosis : SOANDSO
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Brittle, say : CANDY
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"___ Easy" (1977 hit) : ITSSO
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Takeoff place? : SPA
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Tidbits : MORSELS
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Dreamland : UTOPIA
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Provisions in Hell? : DEMONRATIONS
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Black fly : GNAT
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Certain celeb news shows : ETS
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Modern notifications : BEEPS
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Pond denizen : EIDER
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Persian Gulf port : DUBAI
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Like one debate side : FOR
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Fast-food inits. : KFC
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Uruguay, for one : RIO
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Classic card game : UNO
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French beverages : LAITS
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___ Noël : PERE
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Like some defensive basketball players : INAZONE
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Adolescent nickname : SIS
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Round units : BEERS
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"Psycho" co-star : LEIGH
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Some froufrou : LACE
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Lummoxes : LOUTS
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Calculus pioneer : EULER
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Pounding parts : PEENS
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University in Worcester, Mass. : CLARK
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Musical London : JULIE
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Begin a plant relocation : UNPOT
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Bed : LAYER
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"It's ___!" (thumbs-up reply) : AGO
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Kind of vows : MARITAL
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Like the beasts on Noah's boat after 40 days and 40 nights? : ARKRAVINGMAD
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Prepare : TRAIN
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Battleships and war, e.g. : GAMES
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Ethnic New Year celebration : TET
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With 80-Down, peach center : MACON
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Archbishop of New York, 1968-83 : COOKE
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N.F.L. coach Jim : MORA
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Wine from Verona : SOAVE
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Actor Calhoun : RORY
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Sends packing : BOOTS
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___ king : ALA
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Cantankerous oldsters : BUZZARDS
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Smith or Taylor : LIZ
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Sushi offering : EEL
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Beehive State athlete : UTE
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Bookmark alternative : DOGSEAR
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T.L.C. givers : RNS
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See 62-Down : GEORGIA
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Register : ENROL
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Boys of song : LADDIES
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Mysterious : QUEER
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Ready for harvest : MATURE
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Express : PHRASE
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Fudge : CHEAT
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Artist Toulouse-Lautrec : HENRI
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Like some cigars : CUBAN
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"___ Smile" (1976 hit) : SARA
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Gab : CHIN
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Dough for pizza : LIRA
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Detective's need : LEAD
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Cousin of Mlle. : SRTA
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Circular ___ : SAW
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See 92-Across : LTS
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Pavement caution in California : SLO

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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