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PARADOX

New York Times, Sunday, March 30, 1997

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 78 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 13 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0330 ( 17,309 )
Across
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One may be checkered : PAST
5
Night light : NEON
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April honoree : FOOL
13
Fairy tale figures : HAGS
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Baseball's Tommie : AGEE
18
Devour : EATUP
20
___ Fjord : OSLO
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Part of a monk's title : DALAI
22
Beginning of a thought by the 72-Across 102-Across 80-Across : WHENIPRONOUNCETHEWORD
26
Bedtime genie : SANDMAN
27
Stamp of approval?: Abbr. : USDA
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Patsies : SUCKERS
29
Sushi supplies : EELS
30
Scrooge's look : SNEER
31
Quilters' klatch : BEE
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"Dr. Zhivago" name : LARA
34
Type choices : PICAS
35
Mocking : DERIDING
40
End of the thought : SILENCEIDESTROYIT
44
___-de-sac : CUL
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Seat of Garfield County, Okla. : ENID
46
Olympics jump : AXEL
47
Not theirs : OURS
48
Canon competitor : MITA
49
P.M. hours, to a bard : EEN
50
80-Across's field : LITERATURE
54
Practices girth control : DIETS
55
With grace : PRETTILY
58
___-class (airplane section) : ECONO
59
Two Tudors : HENRYS
60
Regatta : RACE
61
Catch of the day, maybe : SCROD
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Somewhat, to Salieri : POCO
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Part of a rainbow : INDIGO
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Palestrina piece : MOTET
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Ale, e.g. : PUBORDER
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Tearjerkers, sometimes : SOAPS
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Like 80-Across : POLISHBORN
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Lacto-___-vegetarian : OVO
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Beer variety : LITE
76
Lady Macbeth, for one : ROLE
77
Crazy quilt : OLIO
78
Corp. V.I.P.'s : CEOS
79
"Peer Gynt" character : ASE
80
See 22-Across : WISLAWASZYMBORSKA
85
E-mail : MESSAGES
87
Bar, at the bar : ESTOP
88
Taxi door info : RATE
89
Personals, e.g. : ADS
90
Isle on which Apollo was born : DELOS
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Protection for some I.R.A.'s : FDIC
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Item on a list : AGENDUM
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Each : APOP
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Vexes : RANKLES
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What 80-Across became in 1996 : NOBELPRIZEWINNINGPOET
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Start of a Dickens title : ATALE
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River to the Fulda : EDER
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Certain string ensemble : NONET
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"Eugene Onegin" mezzo-soprano : OLGA
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Famous tiger : TONY
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Root beer brand : DADS
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Eliot character : BEDE
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Old news agency : TASS
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Dog's "dogs" : PAWS
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Mideast title : AGHA
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Spotted : SEEN
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Bid : TENDERED
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Only U.N. member whose flag is not rectangular : NEPAL
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Clears : EARNS
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Ear: Prefix : OTO
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Mother Teresa, for one : NUN
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Most enamored (of) : FONDEST
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Pianist Levant : OSCAR
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1982 country hit "Same ___ Me" : OLE
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Gobs : LOTS
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Peddled : HAWKED
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___ vera : ALOE
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"Dumb & Dumber" actress : GARR
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Caesar and others : SIDS
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Jump (on) : POUNCE
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Trickery : DECEIT
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"That is..." : IMEAN
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"___ directed" : USEAS
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Chutzpah : HUBRIS
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Not go directly : SIDLE
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Eye makeup : LINER
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Dress style : ALINE
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Godliness : PIETY
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Oporto's river : DOURO
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Young Fontaine role : EYRE
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With increased reserve : ICIER
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Cuckoo : NUTTY
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Bar request : GLASS
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Trickle : SEEP
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Black, yellow and white : CALICO
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Jean-Claude Duvalier, e.g. : EXILE
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Big bar order : ROUND
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Second-fiddle : MINOR
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Prefix with linear : RECTI
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Plottage : ACRES
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Liking : TOOTH
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Art style, familiarly : DECO
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Rubbish : TRIPE
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Yard sale staples : TAGS
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Associate : HOBNOB
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Roman sandal : SOLEA
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Jewish holiday : PURIM
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Faith in Turkey : ISLAM
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Static : NOISE
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Historical info : DATES
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Gangster's gals : MOLLS
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Nodule : POLYP
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Verb for thou : DOEST
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Call to mind : EVOKE
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Santa ___, Calif. : ROSA
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Sit for a photo : POSE
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Nincompoops : BOZOS
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Erects, as a contraption : RIGSUP
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Loon : CRACKPOT
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Duck walk : WADDLE
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Sorry sorts : WEEPERS
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"It must have been ___ news day" : ASLOW
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Visit : STOPIN
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Bit of NASA equipment : ORING
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With a level head : SANELY
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In a fog : DAZED
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Overexposed to the sun : FRIED
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T.S. Eliot book-essay : DANTE
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Premed class: Abbr. : ANAT
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Computer programming phrase : GOTO
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Israel's Abba : EBAN
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He once had stable work on TV : MRED
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Degas's "Miss ___ at the Cirque Fernando" : LOLA
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Brain scans, for short : EEGS
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Timetable listings: Abbr. : STAS
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Rhoda's TV mom : IDA
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Head, in slang : NOB
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Liverpool-to-Newcastle dir. : NNE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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