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YOU'LL KNOW IT WHEN YOU SEE IT

New York Times, Sunday, March 24, 2013

109-Down : Word on mail from Spain

Author:
Dan Schoenholz
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Schoenholz.
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© 2013, The New York Times3/24/13 ( No. 23,147 )
Across
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Map symbol : STAR
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Tolstoy and O'Neill heroines : ANNAS
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Original state of the universe, in myth : CHAOS
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When Macbeth dies : ACTV
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Baja vacation spot, familiarly : CABO
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Vessel opener : STENT
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Islamic denomination : SUNNI
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Expose : BARE
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Lying, maybe : ABED
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Answer to 67-Across, per John F. Kennedy : THEGREATDEMOCRAT
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Spam, e.g. : BOTHER
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New Look designer : DIOR
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Pull (in) : REIN
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Real estate abbr. : RMS
32
Answer to 67-Across, per Yeats : BUTAVISIONOFREALITY
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One of over 100 on a table : ELEMENT
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River of Phoenix : GILA
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Go back over : RETRACE
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Accomplished : DID
43
[Shocking!] : GASP
46
Water-into-wine site : CANA
48
"Star Wars" biped : EWOK
49
Answer to 67-Across, per Malraux : AREVOLTAGAINSTFATE
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Indignant reply : WELLINEVER
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Oranges and lemons : TREES
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Cry with a fist pump : YES
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1994 film based on an "S.N.L." skit : ITSPAT
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Porto-___ (capital of Benin) : NOVO
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Terrestrial opening? : EXTRA
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What's nothing but problems? : MATH
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Classic question answered six times in this puzzle : WHATISART
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Camera shop item, informally : ZOOM
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Certain feed : AUDIO
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Rustbucket : HEAP
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Stiff drink, maybe : DOUBLE
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Fiver : ABE
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KNO3, in Britain : NITRE
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End an engagement? : GETMARRIED
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Answer to 67-Across, per Beethoven : SELFISHANDPERVERSE
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"___ Said" (Neil Diamond hit) : IAMI
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Pop singer Brickell : EDIE
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Cutty ___ (clipper ship) : SARK
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Kerfuffle : ADO
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Particular sort : FUSSPOT
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Some, in Sevilla : UNAS
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Moved along, as an old train : CHUGGED
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Answer to 67-Across, per Nietzsche : THEPROPERTASKOFLIFE
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See 111-Down : WAR
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On ___ with : APAR
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Property encumbrance : LIEN
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Courses : ROUTES
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Answer to 67-Across, per Emerson : AJEALOUSMISTRESS
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Besmirches : TARS
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Iona College athlete : GAEL
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Defame : SMEAR
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Whoopi's role in "The Color Purple" : CELIE
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Rock and Roll Hall-of-Famer James : ETTA
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Office nos. : EXTS
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Pulls in : EARNS
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What darners darn : HOLES
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Like many highlighter colors : NEON
Down
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Crossed a picket line : SCABBED
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Mediterranean salad with bulgur wheat, chopped tomatoes and parsley : TABOULI
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Gave a hand where one shouldn't? : ABETTED
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Hillary, once : RODHAM
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Harsh : ASTRINGENT
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Advanced degree? : NTH
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"___ say more?" : NEEDI
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Hospital procedure, for short : ANGIO
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Undiluted : STRONG
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Davis's domain: Abbr. : CSA
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Hardly a mansion : HUT
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Composer Previn : ANDRE
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Like most Bluetooth headsets : ONEEAR
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As easy as pie, say : SIMILE
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As easy as ___ : ABC
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Haul off : CARRYAWAY
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Chairlift alternative : TRAM
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Some November paraders, for short : VETS
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1804 symphony that includes a funeral march : EROICA
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"Get ___!" : ONIT
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Notable mother of estranged brothers : EVE
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Barrel part : STAVE
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Wane : FLAG
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Barreled toward : RANAT
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Not kosher : TREF
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___ d'Ivoire : COTE
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Squeezes (out) : EKES
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U.S.S.R. part: Abbr. : SOV
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Legislative assemblies : PLENA
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NBC vis-à-vis "Meet the Press" : AIRER
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Greek vowel : ALPHA
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Narrow inlet : RIA
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Fidelity : TROTH
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Service call? : NEXT
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Match part : SET
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Dungeons & Dragons co. : TSR
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Director Wenders : WIM
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Greek vowel : ETA
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W.W. II transport: Abbr. : LST
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Compete : VIE
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Traditional enemies of the Kiowa : OSAGE
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Like good water for snorkeling : AZURE
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Beside : WITH
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Greek goddesses of the seasons : HORAE
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Mimics : APERS
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Fancy tie : OBI
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Christiansen who founded Lego : OLE
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What a dispensary dispenses, for short : MED
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Lead-in to -tard : UNI
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Slam : DIS
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Those not favored : DARKHORSES
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Hosp. areas : ORS
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"Yeah, right!" : ASIF
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Bridges of note : BEAU
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Nightmarish thoroughfare? : ELMSTREET
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Reach, with "at" : ENDUP
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Tellico Dam agcy. : TVA
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Pfizer competitor : MERCK
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Menu heading : FISH
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Eat by candlelight, say : DINE
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Necklace makeup, maybe : PEARLS
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Roil : AGITATE
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Not challenge : DEFERTO
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Certain Ukrainian : ODESSAN
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Carillon sound : PEAL
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Challenge : OPPOSE
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Big shock : TRAUMA
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Funny sort : STITCH
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Sky light, for short? : UFO
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Wheat protein : GLUTEN
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Two-time Olympic ice-skating medalist Brian : ORSER
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Word on mail from Spain : AEREO
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Angler's line : SNELL
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With 111-Across, do battle : WAGE
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Prince in "Troilus and Cressida" : AJAX
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Green and Gore : ALS
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"Golly gee!" : MAN
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Returns letters? : IRS
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German pronoun : SIE

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle.

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