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“OOH!”

New York Times, Sunday, March 25, 2007

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 73 Missing: {JZ} This is puzzle # 110 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0325 ( 20,956 )
Across
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Lays at the door of : BLAMES
7
One drawing sympathy : SADCASE
14
Tequila brand, for short : CUERVO
20
Any "Rock 'n' Roll High School" band member : RAMONE
21
Did some bookkeeping : CLERKED
22
Teamed up : ALLIED
23
Cuddly sheep? : EMBRACEABLEEWE
25
Simple digs : LEANTO
26
TV remote, e.g. : SELECTOR
27
Scout's find : TALENT
29
Operatic prince : IGOR
30
16th-century council city : TRENT
31
Pen's end : NIB
33
Equinox mo. : MAR
34
Qum native : IRANI
37
Eerie ability : ESP
39
Entre ___ : NOUS
41
Role-play, say : PRETEND
43
Those on the bench : SUBS
46
Conservatives waiting in line? : RIGHTONQUEUE
50
Oater command : GIT
52
Wilhelm I ruled it : PRUSSIA
54
Pilot's vision problem : REDOUT
55
Idle, with "around" : PUTTER
57
A cabinet dept. : AGR
58
Blood: Prefix : HEMO
60
Pro ___ : RATA
61
Like a Miata : SPORTY
62
Expulsion from a court? : TENNISSHOO
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Treaty subject : ARMS
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Juilliard subj. : MUS
69
Necessitate : ENTAIL
70
Mess up : TOUSLE
73
Blasting aid : TNT
75
Carnaby Street types : MODS
77
Hillbillies' coif? : MOUNTAINDO
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Hawkish : PROWAR
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Test version : BETA
86
Biographer Leon : EDEL
87
Ref. work with more than 300,000 entries : OED
88
Be a fink : TATTLE
89
Lustrous fabric : SATEEN
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Gave power to : ENABLED
93
Geom. solid : SPH
94
What van Gogh said regarding ears? : IDONTHAVETWO
97
Reactor parts : RODS
98
Sinatra impersonator on "S.N.L." : PISCOPO
100
Action film hero Williams : REMO
101
___ Miguel (Azores island) : SAO
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Cause of an intl. incident, maybe : NTEST
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Monokini's lack : BRA
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___ whim : ONA
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Overshadow : DWARF
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Totally nuts : GAGA
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Taxco wrap : SERAPE
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Edible spherule : GREENPEA
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Oscar-winning director of 2005 : ANGLEE
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Sitting Bull being evasive? : RUNAROUNDSIOUX
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Poverty-stricken : INNEED
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Downsize without layoffs : ATTRITE
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Timeless, in verse : ETERNE
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Dedicated an ode to : LAUDED
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Sonnet endings : SESTETS
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Stopped arguing : RESTED
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French port : BREST
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Debussy opus : LAMER
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Go unhurriedly : AMBLE
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State of increased quantity : MORENESS
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Puts into effect : ENACTS
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Shia, e.g. : SECT
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Halloween activity : SCARING
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Clerical garment : ALB
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Shoulder muscle, briefly : DELT
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Vanilla-flavored treat : CREAMSODA
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Cub leader : AKELA
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It may be found under a grate : SEWER
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Scene of a fall : EDEN
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1920's White House name : CAL
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Kin of -kin : ULE
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Lancelot lover : ELAINE
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Calling the author of "In Cold Blood"? : RINGINGTRU
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Nix : VETO
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Nose-wrinkler : ODOR
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Time on end : EON
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Makeshift swing : TIRE
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Nobelist Niels : BOHR
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Stays for another hitch : REUPS
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Really enjoyed : ATEUP
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Druid, e.g. : PRIEST
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In ___ (not yet born) : UTERO
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Wall Street option : PUT
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Loses on purpose : DIETS
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Cross words : SPAT
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The munchies, for one : URGE
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Swindle, slangily : BURN
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2001 Sean Penn film : IAMSAM
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"___ chance" : NOTA
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Book size, in printing : QUARTO
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Take a shot : TRY
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Kick target : SHIN
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"Alfie" actress, 2004 : TOMEI
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Canton's home : OHIO
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Cereal box abbr. : NETWT
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Biddy : OLDBAT
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Pouty look : MOUE
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Insect-eating plant : SUNDEW
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Pool group : STENOS
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In ___ land : LALA
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"The Sound of Music" name : TRAPP
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Worthless African animal? : NOTHINGGNU
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Genesis son : SETH
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Novelist Binchy : MAEVE
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Court plea, in brief : NOLO
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Thing to do : DEED
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Some calculations : ODDS
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Carat divs. : PTS
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Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt : ALICE
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New stylings : REDOS
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Rend : TEARAPART
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___ Balls (Hostess brand) : SNO
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Verne skipper : NEMO
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Chocolaty treats : BROWNIES
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Picks, with "for" : OPTS
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They're depressed during exams : TONGUES
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Lost zip : STALED
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Carol starter : ADESTE
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Knuckle-dragger : BRUTE
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Goes bonkers : RANTS
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Prince Valiant's son : ARN
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Left on board : APORT
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Alums do it : REUNE
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Sent, in a way : FAXED
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Journalist Sheehy : GAIL
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Ballerina Pavlova : ANNA
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History units : ERAS
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Jay Gould railroad : ERIE
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River of central Germany : EDER
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Shoebox marking : EEE
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Baseball Hall-of-Famer Roush : EDD
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Polo Grounds legend : OTT

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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