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New York Times, Sunday, March 4, 2007

Author:
Randolph Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 88 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0304 ( 20,935 )
Across
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Likewise : DITTO
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Chipped in : ANTED
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___ II razor : TRAC
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Where to see "Monday Night Football" : ESPN
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Ryan of Hollywood : ONEAL
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Big throw : HEAVE
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One of the Castros : RAUL
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Pluck : GRIT
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*Where to find para in the dictionary : ONEBELOWPAR
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*… oatmeal … : UNDEROATH
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Minnesota ___ : FATS
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History chapters : ERAS
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Restriction on children, maybe : AGELIMIT
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4 x 4, for short : UTE
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Exam for a future D.A. : LSAT
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Link with : TIETO
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Head-scratcher : ENIGMA
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Independent country since June 5, 2006 : SERBIA
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*… Suita … : FOLLOWINGSUIT
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Sneeze causers, for some : RAGWEEDS
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Plant openings : STOMATA
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*… Hancock … : BEFOREHAND
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Not fully formed : VAGUE
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Speed: Abbr. : VEL
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Like some Keats works : ODIC
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Part of the Treasury Dept. : IRS
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Rival of Cassio : IAGO
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Apprised : AWARE
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"The Man Who Knew Too Much" actress, 1934 : EDNABEST
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Remark that might get one in trouble : ADLIB
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When "Dallas" aired for most of its run: Abbr. : FRI
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Dictionary source for each asterisked clue in this puzzle : RANDOMHOUSEUNABRIDGED
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Slate workers, for short : EDS
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Actress Kimberly of "Close to Home" : ELISE
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Shooting match? : CRAPGAME
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Big cavity : ABYSS
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Course related to physiol. : ANAT
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Volga feeder : OKA
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Fashion designer Saab : ELIE
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___ Hill (R & B group) : DRU
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Guidance system at sea : LORAN
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*… boar … : ABOVEBOARD
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1981 German-language hit film : DASBOOT
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Talks monotonously : DRONESON
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*… subscapular … : OVERSUBSCRIBE
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Model's job : POSING
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"That's cheating!" : NOFAIR
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Daffy Duck and others : TOONS
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Spanish ___ : MAIN
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Call to a calf : MOO
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1989 high-school film based on a song title : LEANONME
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Charades player : MIME
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Farming prefix : AGRO
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*… war dance … : AFTERWARD
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*… ZZZ … : THELASTWORD
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Unhappy chorus : BOOS
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Lincoln, maybe : LIMO
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Rainwear brand : TOTES
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Fervor : MANIA
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Old flames : EXES
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Stallone and others : SLYS
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Medgar of Mississippi : EVERS
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Hit the top : CREST
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Pinhead : DOOFUS
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There from birth : INNATE
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Show uncertainty : TEETER
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Running things? : TABS
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___ Miss : OLE
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Now, in Nueva York : AHORA
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Unfamiliar with : NEWAT
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A little night music? : TAPS
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Longoria of "Desperate Housewives" : EVA
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Wrecks : DERAILS
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Faithful about : TRUETO
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Needed more : RANLOW
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A3 maker : AUDI
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San ___, Calif. : CLEMENTE
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"I" problem : EGOTISM
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Abbr. before a Spanish surname : SRA
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Stomach part : PIT
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Extraordinary degree : NTH
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Writer of "Gil Blas" : LESAGE
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Leader of the All-Starr Band : RINGO
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Shampoo form : GEL
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Bad witness : LIAR
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Sondheim protagonist : TODD
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Jelly flavor : GUAVA
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High hat : MITER
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Subtitle starter, sometimes : ATALE
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Fabrics with elaborate designs : BROCADES
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Boggy lands : FENS
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Terre Haute sch. : ISU
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Rustling sound : WHISH
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Broad, in a way : EARTOEAR
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Cape settler : BOER
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Old mythological work : EDDA
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Trollope's "Phineas ___" : FINN
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Assessor's figure : VALUE
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Votin' no on : AGIN
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Reverse : GOBACKON
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To wit : IDEST
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Take ___ (swing hard) : ARIP
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Mallard cousins : WIDGEONS
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Physiques, for short : BODS
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Modem termini? : EMS
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___ Games, quadrennial event since 1951 : ASIAN
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Monastic title : FRA
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It's parallel to a radius : ULNA
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Opposite of yellow : BRAVE
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Big do : GALA
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Dignitary from Dubai : EMIR
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Lockbox document : DEED
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Write a codicil : ADDON
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"Huzzah!" : BRAVO
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Jazz's ___ Lateef : YUSEF
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One of the winds : OBOE
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Frank Sinatra said he had "the silkiest chops in the singing game" : LOURAWLS
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Handicapper's hangout, for short : OTB
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Wall St. figures : ARBS
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Spots : ESPIES
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Something to be thankful for : BOON
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Without support, in a way : BRALESS
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Basket material : OSIER
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Place for a small table : DINETTE
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Turbulent : STORMY
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Real estate ad section : CONDOS
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CD-___ : ROM
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"See ya!" : IMGONE
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N.H.L. trophy honoree : NORRIS
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Able to do well : GOODAT
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Member of the track team : MILER
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Stockpile : AMASS
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Get the goods on : NAIL
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Parcel (out) : METE
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"Suppose they gave ___ and nobody came?" : AWAR
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Japanese P.M. Shinzo ___ : ABE
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"America's Most Wanted" airer : FOX
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Small digit : TOE
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Kind of lane : HOV
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Inits. for a film buff : TMC

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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