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"THAT'S DISGUSTING"

New York Times, Sunday, March 7, 2004

What the inspector gave the waste treatment center?

Author:
Tyler Hinman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {JQYZ} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Hinman.
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© 2004, The New York Times3/7/04 ( No. 19,843 )
Across
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"Hurry!" : ASAP
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Ambassador of old autodom : NASH
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Belief in most religions : AFTERLIFE
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Bank : CAROM
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Army surface-to-surface missile : LANCE
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Best Picture of 2000 : GLADIATOR
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Title village in a 1979 Francesco Rosi film : EBOLI
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Like a certain number system : OCTAL
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What was just laid in the henhouse? : NEWESTEGG
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Working with turquoise and ultramarine cloth? : SEWINGTHEBLUES
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Invoice amount : NET
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Connect with : TIETO
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Laundry job : WASH
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Music bit : RIFF
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Halve : BISECT
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Ranch head : STEER
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Where "Falstaff" debuted, 1893 : LASCALA
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Retell : ITERATE
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Leading figure : ONE
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False god : BAAL
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Mideast carrier : ELAL
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"A stitch in time ...," e.g. : SAW
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Terse tip for a street fighter? : BEWAREKNUCKLE
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Sample : SIP
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Gold-medal speed skater Johann ___ Koss : OLAV
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Stripe wearers : REFS
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Bosses : ORDERS
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Golfer called the Big Easy : ELS
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Chad toucher : NIGER
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Places to sit : STOOPS
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Families may have them : CRESTS
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Spectacles : SCENES
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"The sweetest gift of heaven": Virgil : SLEEP
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Like some health coverage : DENTAL
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Wings it : ADLIBS
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Cruelty : SADISM
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Shoe material : SUEDE
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Elaborate : ADD
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Philippine province or its capital : ILOILO
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Strummed instruments : UKES
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Rare bills : TWOS
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Informal Valentine word : LUV
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Bird tendon? : CARDINALSINEW
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___ poetica : ARS
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Barber's job : TRIM
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Bee ___ : GEES
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___ Newspapers (media chain) : COX
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Stuck : UPATREE
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Out : ESCAPED
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Small bags : ETUIS
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Encephalitis cause : TSETSE
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Actress Polo : TERI
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Snick's partner : SNEE
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Pageant judging criterion : POISE
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On easy street : SET
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Nut taken directly from the freezer? : COLDHARDCASHEW
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Like bad coffee? : ILLBREWED
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Lit : OILED
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Cole Porter's "___ Men" : IHATE
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Suppressor : RETARDANT
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Presses : URGES
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Singer Lenya : LOTTE
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Make out an envelope for : ADDRESSTO
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After-dinner selection : TEAS
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Fall sound : THUD
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Super-duper : ACES
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Kemo ___ ("trusty scout") : SABE
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Three-in-___ : AROW
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Nicer : POLITER
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Some chips : NACHOS
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Some chips, maybe : ANTE
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Union foe : SCAB
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Fraternity travail : HELLWEEK
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"The Bartered Bride" mezzo : AGNES
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Blood's partner : FLESH
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Playing marble : TAW
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Fall place : EDEN
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Choral concert sights : RISERS
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Framework : LATTICE
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Ore suffix : ITE
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Driving danger : FOG
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Dyne-centimeter : ERG
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Small taxi : MINICAB
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Trent of Mississippi : LOTT
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Go-___ : GETTER
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Old map. inits. : UAR
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Not the real Martha? : FALSESTEWART
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Swing wildly : FLAIL
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Buffalo's AAA baseball team : BISONS
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Leaning, in a way : ITALIC
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What the inspector gave the waste treatment center? : SEWAGEADVICE
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Some sculptures : TORSOS
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St. Louis-to-Indianapolis dir. : ENE
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Staples Center player : LAKER
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Attorney Gloria : ALLRED
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Bernese ___ : ALPS
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They get fleeced : EWES
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Sticker : BUR
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Elec. designation : ACDC
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Tailward : AFT
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Pried : NOSED
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Mountain road features : ESSES
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Peddle : VEND
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Museum piece : RELIC
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Actress Nancy of "Sunset Blvd." : OLSON
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Stew ingredient : PEA
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Threaded holder : TNUT
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It's stored on a farm : SILAGE
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Pope when Vatican City became independent : PIUSXI
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Eats up : ADORES
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Rent payer : LESSEE
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Blasé : BORED
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Yeas or nays : SIDE
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Water-___ : SKI
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Computer offering : MENU
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Der ___ Herr (the old man): Ger. : ALTE
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Fred ___, front man of rock's Limp Bizkit : DURST
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Fleur-de-___ : LIS
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Kind of tank : SEPTIC
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Demonstrated : ACTEDOUT
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Pollster Harris : LOU
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Holiday revelry : WASSAIL
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Popular chocolate treat : MARSBAR
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Course starter : TEESHOT
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Great Plains capital : PIERRE
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Jellied delicacy : EEL
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Carousals : SPREES
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Track : SCENT
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Give the ___ (pick) : NODTO
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Chances : ODDS
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Turner and others : TEDS
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Bring on : HIRE
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Tiny organism : ALGA
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Biblical verb : HATH
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Cry of Caesar : ETTU
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Narc's target : WEED
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"Mad About You" cousin : IRA
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Digital watch part: Abbr. : LED
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Cousin of inc. : LTD
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Lived : WAS

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

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