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SPACING OUT

New York Times, Sunday, March 25, 2001

Author:
Trip Payne
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Trip Payne

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 71 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Payne. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0325 ( 18,765 )
Across
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Britain's Queen ___ : MUM
4
1994 Harry Connick Jr. album : SHE
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Tony winner Rivera : CHITA
12
Huddle : POWWOW
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Bellini or Fellini, e.g. : ITALIAN
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Boosting : AIDING
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Brooks Robinson was one : ORIOLE
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Bamboozled : TAKENIN
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Handled : SEENTO
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Lay bare : DENUDE
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Essay writing? : THEMEGENERATION
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Like some bodies on a beach : OGLED
30
Graveyard shift periods, for short : AMS
31
"What ___!" (words of regret) : ALOSS
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Put a big loop in : NOOSED
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Snowman prop : PIPE
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Indian queen : RANI
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Sen. Bayh : EVAN
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See 42-Across : DIME
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With 39-Across, way to stop : ONA
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Review of a worsening composer? : DEBUSSYSLAMER
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"Pleasant" place in a Wordsworth poem : LEA
49
Profs' helpers : TAS
50
Kind of drum or trumpet : EAR
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It circles the globe : TROPIC
52
2000 Stanley Cup champions : DEVILS
54
Nincompoop : ASS
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Get ready : PREP
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"The Downeaster ___" (Billy Joel song) : ALEXA
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High spirits : GAIETY
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Some furniture material : TEAK
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Tennyson poem : MAUD
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Cardigan creators : KNITTERS
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Beethoven's "___ for Winds in E flat major" : OCTET
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Put back : STET
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Country music's Dixie Chicks, e.g. : TRIO
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Brown fur : STOAT
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Joined securely : MORTISED
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Bribes : SOPS
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Put in the pot : ANTE
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Sales incentive : REBATE
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Vespers preceder : NONES
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Partnership for Peace grp. : NATO
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Passenger's info, maybe : ETA
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Leopard relative : OCELOT
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Cease and desist order? : STOPIT
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Nine-digit sequence : ZIP
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Jerome Kern's "___ Song" : OUR
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"That's it!" : AHA
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Gift from the congregation? : PASTORPRESENT
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40's-60's leader overthrown by Ne Win : UNU
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Poet Van Duyn : MONA
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Density symbols, in physics : RHOS
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Czech Rep. neighbor : AUST
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Aerobics class order : STEP
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Archrival of Affirmed : ALYDAR
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Dividend earner : SHARE
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Life in a library : BIO
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Kind of line : CONGA
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What the state gambling board might do to increase sales? : HAVEALOTTOOFFER
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Luanda's land : ANGOLA
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Sitcom character with "many loves" : GILLIS
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Slightly : ALITTLE
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What a Peeping Tom may do : PEERIN
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Intertwine : ENLACE
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Heaps : PASSELS
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Famous Ford : EILEEN
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Lots of sass? : ESSES
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Time to prepare : EVE
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End of some U.R.L.'s : NET
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Dugout item : MITT
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Home of Bryce Canyon : UTAH
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Work for Volkswagen, perhaps? : MAKEAPASSAT
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Math functions : SINES
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Secretary of State with "Jr." in his name : HAIG
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Kin of -ess or -trix : ENNE
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Lawyer's roster : CASELIST
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Sacred: Prefix : HIERO
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Fancies : IDEAS
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Shades : TINTS
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Hostile to : ANTI
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Part of a chickpea plant : POD
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Double Stuf products : OREOS
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Like Hermes' shoes : WINGED
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Question about Nastase's intent? : WOULDILIE
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Part of an antique shop name : OLDE
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Nut sedge, e.g. : WEED
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"I wanna!" : LEMME
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Hoodlum's time off? : GOONVACATION
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Half of Mork's sign-off : NANU
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Linguist Chomsky : NOAM
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Not relaxed : ONEDGE
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Eye site : POTATO
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"Be right with you!" : INASEC
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Abandon détente : REARM
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How some oxen walk : ABREAST
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Alchemists' concoctions : ELIXIRS
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Tuna ___ : MELT
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"Whoa, boy!" : EASY
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Passbook abbr. : DEP
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Relative of Mme. : SRA
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White's opposite : YOLK
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Pooped : SPENT
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Parents : REARS
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Postcard's picture, often : VISTA
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The Kremlin's closet space? : PUTINSTORAGE
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Turkish leader Atatürk : KEMAL
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Old Fireflites and Firedomes : DESOTOS
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Many Scorpios wear them : TOPAZES
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From bottom ___ : TOTOP
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Riccardo, in "Un Ballo in Maschera" : TENOR
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What a bad lead-off hitter frequently produces? : ONEOUTOFTEN
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Bring into accord : ATTUNE
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Begin to cry : TEARUP
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Slow down : RETARD
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"Don Juan DeMarco" co-star : DEPP
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Pinch pennies : STINT
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Meander : ROAM
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It's been said before : ECHO
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Sunday school dried-vegetable craft project? : BEANANGEL
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Raleigh, for one : SIR
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Be decisive : OPT
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Fragrant garden plants : TEAROSES
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India's ___ Jahan : SHAH
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Mincemeat need : SUET
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"Earth in the Balance" author : ALGORE
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Is selective : SIFTS
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George W. Bush, for one : YALIE
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Markets : SELLS
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Coach who co-founded the N.F.L. : HALAS
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Girl with a cat named Dinah : ALICE
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City of Trees : BOISE
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With 118-Down, a Massachusetts locale : CAPE
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"You're the ___ Care For" (1931 song) : ONEI
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Hollywood crosser : VINE
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It comes in a roll : TAPE
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Sainted king : OLAV
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Marie Claire competitor : ELLE
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Be quiet : REST
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See 109-Down : ANN

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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