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ARCHITECTURAL DRAWING

New York Times, Sunday, March 29, 2009

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski
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This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 142, Blocks: 79 Missing: {JQX} Grid has mirror symmetry. This is puzzle # 165 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0329 ( 21,691 )
Across
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Electrical gizmo : ADAPTOR
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Umbrella locale : BEACH
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It's got magnetic pull : SUNSPOT
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Lose one's shirt : GOBROKE
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1986 self-titled album whose cover was Andy Warhol's last work : ARETHA
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Strauss opera : ELEKTRA
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Achieves success : ARRIVES
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Queen Mary, e.g. : LINER
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Makes lovable : ENDEARS
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1951 Oscar-winning film whose title suggests a visitor to the 118-Across : ANAMERICANINPARIS
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"Cinderella Man" co-star, 2005 : CROWE
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Keep an ___ : EYEON
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Actress Marisa : TOMEI
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Bring at market : SELLFOR
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Answers, quickly : RSVPS
44
Legal org. : ABA
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Wine enjoyed by 26-Across, maybe : CHATEAULAFITE
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Alley ___ : OOP
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Messes up : BOTCHES
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"___ has it ..." : RUMOR
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Fruity bowlful : COMPOTE
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One of Judy Garland's girls : LIZA
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India's smallest state : GOA
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Police dept. employees : DETS
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Tiny application : DAB
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Deuce follower : ADIN
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Beginning : ASOF
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Letters on a cross : INRI
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Mystique : AURA
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Binge : TOOT
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1971 Oscar-winning film whose title is hinted at nine times in this grid : THEFRENCHCONNECTION
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Fine rating : AAA
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Modern traveler's purchase : ETICKET
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Sue Grafton's "___ for Corpse" : CIS
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Doomed : ACCURSED
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Co. that makes A.T.M.'s : NCR
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How photography books are usually printed : GLOSSILY
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Gunwale pin : THOLE
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York product : MINTPATTY
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Skating star Sonja : HENIE
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Author Janowitz : TAMA
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Chopin's "Butterfly" or "Winter Wind" : ETUDE
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Adjust, as a clock : RESET
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___ temperature (was feverish) : RANA
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Venomous : ASPISH
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Bubble over : SEETHE
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Licorice-flavored seeds : ANISES
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Like a lace collar, maybe : TATTED
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Geographically named S.U.V. : TAHOE
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"I'm with you!" : AGREED
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Cock and bull : HES
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Surveyor's measure : AREA
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Rev.'s address : SER
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Philosopher Zeno of ___ : ELEA
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Jockey's wear : CAP
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Beginning : ONSET
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Landmark inaugurated 3/31/1889 whose shape is suggested by nine squares in this puzzle's completed grid : EIFFELTOWER
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Some collars and jackets : ETONS
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Dirty look : LEER
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"Shake ___ Feather" (1967 hit) : ATAIL
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United Airlines hub : OHARE
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Hook-shaped parts of brains : UNCI
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Inventory: Abbr. : MDSE
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Cousins of zithers : LYRES
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Taboos : NONOS
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Midmonth date : IDES
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Turkish title : AGA
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Palme ___ (prize at Cannes) : DOR
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Start of a spell : ABRA
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"Raspberry Beret" singer : PRINCE
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Soviet comrade : TOVARICH
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___ Mountain (Vermont ski resort) : OKEMO
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Mend, in a way : RESEW
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Tourist haven east of Java : BALI
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Playwright Bogosian : ERIC
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Insurance giant : AETNA
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Julie of "The Early Show" : CHEN
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Mata ___ : HARI
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Poorly drained : SEEPY
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Arms runners? : ULNAE
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"Bertha" composer : NEDROREM
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Knitter's stash : SKEINS
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Class-conscious grps.? : PTAS
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Peace Nobelist John Boyd ___ : ORR
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Prof.'s helpers : TAS
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Dormancy : REST
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___ ball : NERF
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Small drum of India : TABLA
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Orchestra member : OBOIST
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Square meal component? : MATZOH
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Suffix with election : EER
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Hail : LAUD
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"Before the Devil Knows You're Dead" director, 2007 : LUMET
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Andy Capp's wife and others : FLOS
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Rowing trophy : OAR
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It may be bewitching : VOODOO
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It may be bewitching : POTION
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Dog-tired : SPENT
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Long flights : HEGIRAS
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In concert : ASONE
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Words of empathy : ICARE
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Popular vice : TOBACCO
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Morning refreshment for 26-Across? : CAFEAULAIT
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Napoleon's place, frequented by 26-Across? : PATISSERIE
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Royal son of the comics : ARN
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Pester for payment : DUN
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"Rhyme Pays" rapper : ICET
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Work without ___ : ANET
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MetroCard payment : FARE
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Comment from over the shoulder, maybe : HINT
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Soyuz letters : CCCP
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Vegetable in Cajun cuisine : OKRA
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Mrs. Addams, to Gomez : TISH
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Lead-in to girl : ATTA
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Admonished : CHASTENED
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Circle makers : COMPASSES
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Swift-running bird : EMU
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Accomplished : DID
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Verizon forerunner : GTE
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River of France and Belgium : LYS
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Shortly : INASECOND
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Macarena, for one : LINEDANCE
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Congressional assents : YEAS
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Home in a 90-Down : NEST
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See 89-Down : TREE
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Light : ETHEREAL
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Snow globe holders : ETAGERES
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RR stop : STA
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Stands before a business meeting, maybe : EASELS
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Jazzy Waters : ETHEL
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Fictional elephant : HORTON
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It has many arms: Abbr. : NRA
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Part of a pantheon : DEITY
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Oldsmobile model : ALERO
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Actress Celeste : HOLM
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Way off : AFAR
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McGregor of the "Star Wars" films : EWAN
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Fraternity letters : PSIS
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To be abroad : ETRE
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"Down with you!" : FIE
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"You can't fool me!" : OHO
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Pins and needles' place : ETUI

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

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