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COME TO ORDER

New York Times, Sunday, March 7, 2010

Author:
Tony Orbach and Patrick Blindauer
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 69 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Orbach. This is puzzle # 36 for Mr. Blindauer. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0307 ( 22,034 )
Across
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Quarter deck? : HEARTS
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Cross sites, often : GRAVES
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"And?" : NOWWHAT
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1957 Wimbledon winner Gibson : ALTHEA
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Say "Oh, all right" : RELENT
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Folded like a fan : PLICATE
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Smack : SMOOCH
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More homely : UGLIER
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Escaped : RANFREE
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Slogan encouraging binge drinking? : HOPSTILYOUDROP
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Business partner of Marcus : NEIMAN
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Wind up on the stage? : OBOE
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Steamship hand : STOKER
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Conquers : BESTS
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Set straight : ALIGN
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"... ___ saw Elba" : EREI
40
French city on the Moselle River : EPINAL
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What spectators high up in Ashe Stadium see? : TENNISBELOW
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Tutorial on becoming a resident manager? : SUPERDEMO
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Congressman who went on to be mayor of New York : EDKOCH
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Make a muffler, maybe : KNIT
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By means of : PER
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Got home in a cloud of dust : SLID
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Like "el" or "le": Abbr. : MASC
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Is light : OWES
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Online "Ha!" : LOL
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Harry's chum at Hogwarts : RON
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Number of states whose last two letters are its own postal abbreviation : ONE
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Show fear : COWER
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Butterfingers : KLUTZ
67
Pickup line locale? : DEPOT
69
Alex Trebek? : THEHINTMAN
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Eco-friendly computers from Taiwan? : GREENACERS
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1998 De Niro film : RONIN
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Character in the Torah : ALEPH
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Nuts : KOOKS
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Abbr. on a pay stub : YTD
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Brethren : KIN
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You might bow your head when receiving one : LEI
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Will who played Grandpa Walton : GEER
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Appetizer abroad : TAPA
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Casual tops : TEES
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Dictionnaire entry : MOT
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Starchy stuff : SAGO
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Explosive mixture : AMATOL
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Nashville neurosis? : OPRYMANIA
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Teakettle's sound? : FLOWWHISTLE
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Chinese craft : SAMPAN
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Mount ___ (highest point on Baffin Island) : ODIN
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Jaded sort : CYNIC
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Outpouring : SPATE
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Head cases? : CRANIA
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___ support : TECH
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They point the way : ARROWS
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Clueless emcee? : AHOSTINTHEDARK
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Giant advantage, scorewise : BIGLEAD
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Daniel's mother on "Lost" : ELOISE
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Even : INATIE
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French king called "the Fat" : LOUISVI
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Apple product since 2001 : ITUNES
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Series of notes : MELODY
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Put up : ERECTED
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Comes together : MERGES
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Midway enticements : PRIZES
Down
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Jumble : HASH
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Citizen of Sesame Street : ELMO
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Surmounting : ATOP
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P's, but not Q's : RHOS
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Like some plates : TECTONIC
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Colonial word for "master," in India : SAHIB
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Swiss district known for its cheese : GRUYERE
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___ Park (Queens neighborhood) : REGO
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Casual reference : ALLUSION
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Conrad of "Casablanca" : VEIDT
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Month that includes Capricornio : ENERO
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Certain crew training : STROKES
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Big inits. in news : NPR
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"The Good Earth" heroine : OLAN
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Place to sample bouquets of rosés? : WINEBAR
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Portrayer of Cuthbert J. Twillie and Egbert Sousé : WCFIELDS
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Damages : HARMS
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Really rankled : ATEAT
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New voters, often : TEENS
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Leopold's partner in crime : LOEB
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Add zing to : PEPUP
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More mature : RIPER
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"Lemme ___!" : ATEM
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13th moon of Jupiter : LEDA
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Contents of some cartridges : INKS
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Food whose name means "lumps" : GNOCCHI
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Game with racks : ELKS
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Franco of "Camelot" : NERO
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On display : SHOWN
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See 85-Down : WILL
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Skip the service, say : ELOPE
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Not serious : MINOR
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"Waiting for Lefty" playwright : ODETS
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"Too bad, so sad!" : TOUGH
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Like some noodles : WET
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Franklin who sang "Piece of My Heart" : ERMA
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Common Amer. paper size : LTR
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Intl. Peace Garden state : NDAK
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Sow sound : OINK
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Some midpoints : KNEES
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Bratkowski in the Packers Hall of Fame : ZEKE
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Rhapsody : ECSTASY
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"___ Remember" : TRYTO
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Egyptian for "be at peace" : HOTEP
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Rear-___ : ENDER
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Wisk alternative : ALL
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Inits. in the classifieds : EOE
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Grammy winner Jones : NORAH
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Cotillard's "La Vie en Rose" role : PIAF
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Mosqued man? : IMAM
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Sexist or ethnically stereotyping : NONPC
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With 44-Down, kindness : GOOD
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Abbr. at the top of a memo : ATTN
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___ sci : POLI
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Twin vampire in "The Twilight Saga" : ALEC
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Having a rhythmically recurrent contraction : SYSTOLIC
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Diamond holder : TIARA
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Bad winner's response : GLOATING
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Pulitzer winner for "Tales of the South Pacific" : MICHENER
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Portrayer of Flower Belle Lee and Peaches O'Day : MAEWEST
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Angels are at home there : ANAHEIM
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Court reporter? : WITNESS
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PBS flagship station : WNET
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Shade of black : SABLE
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Earlier conviction : PRIOR
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State one's case : ARGUE
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Golden Globe-winning actor who was People's 1992 Sexiest Man Alive : NOLTE
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"God ___ refuge ...": Psalms : ISOUR
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Zoo attraction : CHIMP
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Computer command : SAVE
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"Ah" : ISEE
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Subject of a museum in Figueres, Spain : DALI
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The works ... or how each set of circled letters in this puzzle is arranged : ATOZ
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Tease : RIDE
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Pocket jinglers : KEYS
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Carried out : DID

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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