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GETTING PERSONAL

New York Times, Sunday, March 27, 2005

Author:
Con Pederson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQVYZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Pederson. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0327 ( 20,228 )
Across
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Fairy queen : MAB
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Nike rival : ADIDAS
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She turned Odysseus' men to swine : CIRCE
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Suffix with 65-Down : IST
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Bump off : ICE
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It recounts the Fall : GENESIS
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Condescending one : SNOOT
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Storm producer, once : GEO
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Price abbr. : CTS
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Irate restaurant force? : RAGINGHEADWAITERS
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Milliner : HATTER
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In due course : ANON
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Turns on : EXCITES
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J. R.'s mother : ELLIE
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Was attractive (to) : APPEALED
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"In & Out" star, 1997 : KLINE
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Kind of shark : LOAN
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Travel medium : AIR
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Hotel awning? : TAXISHELTER
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Quick approval: Abbr. : INIT
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Festoon : ADORN
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Did a double take? : RESHOT
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Original Luddite ___ Ludd : NED
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TV series about proper departure etiquette? : THEGOINGSHOW
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Jazz variety : SCAT
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Firm boss: Abbr. : PRES
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S-curve : OGEE
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Old Portuguese currency : ESCUDO
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Less inept : ABLER
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Lafayette's forces : ARMEE
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Part of B.C.E. : ERA
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Procrastinator's mantra : LATER
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"Shalom" : PEACE
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French naval post? : MAILDEMER
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Petal product : ATTAR
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Carries on steadily : PLIES
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Topic of many a lie : AGE
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"___ My Heart …" : ILEFT
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Oar pin : THOLE
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Two-seated carriage : LANDAU
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Mile or mil : UNIT
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Some are corny : FEET
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Ovidian infinitive : ESSE
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Dreaming à la Ravi Shankar? : SEEINGSITARS
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Time meas. : HRS
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Come to rest : SETTLE
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Établissement éducatif : ECOLE
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Sneak ___ : PEEK
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Like an estate that a father wills to his children? : HISANDHEIRS
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With 112-Down, exemplar of madness : WET
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Cartoon company : ACME
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Hill once seen on the Hill : ANITA
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More than miffed : SEETHING
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Zero for Nero : NIHIL
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Neck parts : SCRUFFS
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Old fool : COOT
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Sodium ___ (cleansing agent) : BORATE
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General Motors repair shop slogan? : THEBUICKSTOPSHERE
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Old telecom giant : ITT
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Sonneteer's sundown : EEN
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Glorify : EXALT
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Not exaggerated : LITERAL
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Horse or dog lead-in : SEA
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Drill wielder: Abbr. : DDS
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"The Silence of the Lambs" director : DEMME
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Pieces of nine? : NONETS
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It may be smoked : EEL
Down
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Goodyear alternative : MICHELIN
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Have no accomplices : ACTALONE
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Perfect prairies? : BESTLAIDPLAINS
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Match : AGREE
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Salutation starter : DEAR
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Having one sharp, musically : ING
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Verbum ___ (word of God) : DEI
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No challenge : ASNAP
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Swedish actress Hasso : SIGNE
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Stars and Bars org. : CSA
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Ballot abbr. : IND
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Investment house T. ___ Price : ROWE
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Cajole : COAX
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Airline convenience : ETICKET
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"No need to elaborate" : IGETIT
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Far from flustered : SERENE
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Pitchman? : TOSSER
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Piglet : SHOAT
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Blow up : ENLARGE
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Cash cache : TILL
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Windshield feature : TINT
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Second hand : AIDE
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Bull Moose's party: Abbr. : PROG
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They're no longer hitched : EXES
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TV receiver : DISH
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Sounds of contentment : AAHS
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HBO alternative : SHO
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Bunker Hill general : HOWE
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Pad sharer : ROOMIE
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Bruce who played Watson : NIGEL
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Mother ___ : TERESA
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Short of : NEEDING
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Rake over the coals : SCATHE
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Result of playing around with a knife on a patio? : CUTTOTHECHAISE
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Land ___ (bargain-hunt successfully) : ADEAL
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Yankee skipper : TORRE
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Go back : RECEDE
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Ballot rosters : SLATES
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Waldorf salad ingredient : APPLE
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Gymnastics coach Karolyi and others : BELAS
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Professional org. since 1847 : AMA
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Shoddy news source : RAG
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Emergency room medicine : EMETIC
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One whistling at athletes : REF
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Craft : ART
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Dedicatee of a piano classic : ELISE
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From the Salvation Army, say : USED
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Slouched over, e.g. : UNERECT
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Guitar player's guide : FRET
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Biblical verb ending : ETH
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Riviera seasons : ETES
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Court rival of Bjorn : ILIE
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Something painted red : TOWN
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Get ___ up : ALEG
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One being paid : REMITTEE
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Like some remains : SKELETAL
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In a real mess : SNAFUED
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Full house holding : PAIR
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Moved swiftly, in older usage : HASTED
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Moved slowly : INCHED
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Chase scene din : SIRENS
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"… three men in ___" : ATUB
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Pub parking place? : STOOL
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"Let's go for a spin!" : HOPIN
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"___ die for!" : ITSTO
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Holiday airs : NOELS
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Set, in Somme : FIXE
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Take for a ride : SCAM
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Tart-tongued tyke : BRAT
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Choice for a flying Dutchman : KLM
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Fr. martyress, maybe : STE
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See 97-Across : HEN
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Prior to, to Prior : ERE

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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