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New York Times, Sunday, March 9, 2003

Dismaying realization at a bank that's just been robbed?

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 76 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 45 for Mr. Berry.
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© 2003, The New York Times3/9/03 ( No. 19,479 )
Across
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Shield from the elements : TARP
5
Express letters? : ASAP
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1960's refugee haven : MIAMI
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Of interest to collectors, say : RARE
18
Promise, e.g. : OLEO
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Die : CUBE
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Group with the 1997 #1 hit "MMMBop" : HANSON
21
Oil of ___ : OLAY
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Where to shelve Bibles in the bookstore? : REVERENCESECTION
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Pro or con : SIDE
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Began : AROSE
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Careful study of an old record collection? : VINYLANALYSIS
29
Papal indulgences? : HOLYWAIVERS
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Kennedy posting: Abbr. : ETA
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Moreover : TOO
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High flier : SST
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Tries not to meet : AVOIDS
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It may require several drafts : GLIDER
40
Make known : AIR
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Going-away request : WRITE
42
Commonly : ALOT
43
Oscar winner for "A Fish Called Wanda" : KLINE
45
Was extremely tall? : STOODVAST
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First elected member at Cooperstown : TYCOBB
52
Work units : ERGS
53
Dilutes : THINS
54
It's silent in honor : AITCH
56
James of "The Godfather" : CAAN
58
Mighty long time : EON
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Remington or Browning? : WINCHESTERRIVAL
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Southeastern Conference powerhouse : ARKANSAS
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Suffix with election : EER
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"Hamlet" setting : ELSINORE
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What a meditative ditchdigger might get? : LOSTINTHESHOVEL
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One might get caught in it : LIE
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Swing around : SLUE
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Petroleum source : SHALE
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"I understand" : ROGER
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Climax : ACME
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Grimm child : GRETEL
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Sounds on a Peter, Paul & Mary album? : TRIVOCALS
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Point at the bottom : CLEAT
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Snorkeling site : REEF
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Alaska Peninsula native : ALEUT
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Low-___ : TAR
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Not moving : ATREST
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Alarm bell : TOCSIN
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Theol. school : SEM
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Indignation : IRE
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Helper : CUE
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Doubly disgusting? : RANKANDVILE
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Result of beer sellers sampling their own wares? : VENDORBENDERS
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Pillow filler : EIDER
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Swenson of "Benson" : INGA
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Dismaying realization at a bank that's just been robbed? : NOVAULTINSURANCE
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Society's dregs : SCUM
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Again and again? : TRIPLY
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Ones getting socked? : TOES
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"___ not fight" : LETS
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Middle-schooler, maybe : TEEN
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It's a relief : ONLAY
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Nice place : EDEN
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Part of CBS: Abbr. : SYST
Down
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Sacred texts : TORAHS
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Midsized Oldsmobiles : ALEROS
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No longer take it : REVOLT
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Yeats's work : POESY
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War hero : ACE
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Overhead light? : SUN
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Where "The Fugitive" aired in the 1960's : ABC
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Out of sorts : PEEVED
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Department store founder : MACY
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Part of many airport names: Abbr. : INTL
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Largest of seven : ASIA
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Gave one's seat to, say : MOONED
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Hard-wired : INNATE
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Promising : ROSY
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Cooke on TV : ALISTAIR
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Sending an S O S, maybe : RADIOING
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They're not pretty : EYESORES
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Fowl : HENS
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Fruits of one's labor : REWARDS
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Noblemen : SIRS
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Carefree outing : LARK
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Tel ___ : AVIV
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Minuscule amount : IOTA
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Struggles : VIES
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Ingredient in skin moisturizers : GLYCEROL
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Scottish vacation spots : LOCHS
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Japanese leader Hirobumi ___ : ITO
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Korean money : WON
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When a football game breaks : ATTHEHALF
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Overthrower of Kerensky : LENIN
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Appropriate : STEAL
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Complete, informally : THORO
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Sow sounds : OINKS
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Camelhair color : TAN
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Lymphocyte found in marrow : BCELL
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Blocks : BARS
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Arctic cover : ICESHEET
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"Exodus" protagonist : ARI
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It's in the spring : WATER
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Ending with fool or ghoul : ISH
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Kickoff need : TEE
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Europe's longest river : VOLGA
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1965 book by Sylvia Plath : ARIEL
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Bad looks : LEERS
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Befuddled : ATSEA
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Naught : NIL
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Pleasantly small : SNUG
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___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
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Wormer, say : VET
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Habitual drunkard : ROUNDER
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When D.S.T. ends : OCT
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One with a cause : ACTIVIST
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"It's a Wonderful Life" role : CLARENCE
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Dance with a sliding step : MERENGUE
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Prior to : ERE
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15-ball cluster : RACK
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___ Lund : ILSA
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Way to one's heart : VEIN
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Tex-Mex order : TACO
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Seek aid from : TURNTO
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Back again : REBORN
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Lemony, e.g. : TART
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Like some job training : ONSITE
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Director Lumet : SIDNEY
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Votes in : ELECTS
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Minimum : MEREST
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Depend (on) : RELY
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Scent containers : VIALS
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Angry outburst : DAMN
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Wickedness : EVIL
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Valley of vintners : NAPA
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Properly : DULY
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Common consent : NOD
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"Get it?" : SEE
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Captain's org. : USN

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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