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FOOLS RUSH IN

New York Times, Sunday, April 1, 2007

Author:
Paula Gamache
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Paula Gamache

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 68 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 20 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0401 ( 20,963 )
Across
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Some people count by them : TWOS
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Potters' needs : OVENS
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Bits of Three Stooges violence : BOPS
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Instruction to a violinist : UPBOW
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Overhead light? : HALO
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Place for boats : BASIN
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Cut for a column : EDIT
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Ones undergoing transformation : PUPAE
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Rock band whose first album was titled, appropriately, "High Voltage" : ACDC
24
Announcer's cry at a hound race? : ALLBASSETSAREOFF
27
[Boo-hoo!] : WOEISME
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Inconsistent : SPOTTY
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"___ Thou Now, O Soul" (Walt Whitman poem) : DAREST
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Jazz pianist Bill : EVANS
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Skirt feature : SLIT
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Flies, maybe : BAIT
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Minotaur's home : CRETE
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What priests on a space mission wear? : SHUTTLECASSOCKS
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Pitch maker? : LARYNX
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How sardines are often packed : INOIL
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Requirement for a hand, say : ANTE
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Receiver of donations : HAT
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Take ___ (swing hard) : ARIP
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A celebrity carries one : AURA
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Bldg. planner : ENGR
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Smart-mouthed : WISE
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Prefix with -zoic : META
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Classic Jaguar : XKE
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Dr. Gregory of "ER" : PRATT
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Attack helicopter : APACHE
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King Frederick I's realm : PRUSSIA
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Naps : SIESTAS
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Werner of "Ship of Fools," 1965 : OSKAR
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Mouthing off to police officers? : SASSINGTHEBLUES
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Informal head cover : DORAG
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Asylum seekers : EMIGRES
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Formally attired : INTAILS
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Child actor discovered by Chaplin : COOGAN
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Observe furtively : SPYON
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Atlanta-based health org. : CDC
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Faux: Abbr. : IMIT
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Sheltered spot : COVE
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They have big bills : EMUS
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Result of a slap, perhaps : DUEL
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___ bean : LIMA
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Word with bitter or winter : ALE
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Man ___ : OWAR
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Abbott and Costello's "Here Come the ___" : COEDS
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Novelist Glyn who coined "It" as a euphemism : ELINOR
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TV dog with its muzzle removed? : BAREFACEDLASSIE
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Teen problem : ANGST
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Chantilly seraph : ANGE
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"Norma Rae" director Martin : RITT
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Consumer products giant, briefly : PANDG
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Fictional hero whose first words are "I was born in the Year 1632, in the City of York ..." : CRUSOE
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Tissuelike : PAPERY
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Tease : TOYWITH
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Marshes with libraries and opera houses? : CULTURALMORASSES
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Noted exile : ADAM
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Kitchen floor coverings, to a Brit : LINOS
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Fossey who did gorilla research : DIAN
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"The Wreck of the Mary ___" : DEARE
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Longtime NBC star : LENO
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Dumb : INANE
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Snafu : MESS
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Turned up : AROSE
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Trails : LAGS
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City on the Brazos : WACO
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___ Towne : OLDE
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Debutante ball? : SOCIETYPASSAGE
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"Dreams From My Father" writer : OBAMA
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Singer in the 1958 movie "Go, Johnny, Go!" : VALENS
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Night school subj. : ESL
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His ___ (self-important man) : NIBS
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Stops daydreaming : SNAPSTO
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"Hush!" : BESTILL
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"Swan Lake" role : ODETTE
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Terrible shame : PITY
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Rte. parts : STS
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Lift : UPRAISE
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Habana or Cádiz : PUERTO
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Grp. with lodges : BPOE
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Fall guys? : OAFS
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Horizontal thread in a fabric : WEFT
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Longtime Chicago Symphony conductor : SOLTI
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Start of Kansas' motto : ADASTRA
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Cinematographer Nykvist : SVEN
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Common English place name ending : SHIRE
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Big report : BANG
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Surgical aid : CLAMP
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Like triple plays compared to double plays : RARER
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Aria that ends "O speranze d'amor!" : ERITU
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A, in Italy : UNA
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Harvard student : CANTAB
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___ lit : CHICK
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Buckwheat groats : KASHA
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Drive ... or part of a cattle drive : STEER
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Horizontal line : XAXIS
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Decree : UKASE
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Major extensions? : ETTES
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Backdrop for carolers? : WASSAILINGWALL
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"Wittle" toe : PIGGY
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So out it's back in : RETRO
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Pasty : ASHEN
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Foot specialist : POET
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Family history, e.g. : SAGA
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Short cuts : SNIPS
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Stock market sell-off : SLIDE
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"Without a doubt" : IMSURE
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Word said with a hand behind one's back : UNCLE
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1983 Mr. T film : DCCAB
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Alley Oop's girl : OOOLA
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Vagabond : ROVER
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Cyberchatting : IMING
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Wheels for big wheels : LIMOS
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Windows button : START
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Crystal user : NEWAGER
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___ number (ID on all stocks and registered bonds) : CUSIP
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Symbol of royal power : MACE
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Driller's deg. : DDS
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Worthless : OFNOUSE
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Some sunglasses : CLIPONS
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Many a John Ford film : OATER
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Spanish road : ESTRADA
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Curtsier : LADY
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City where the Lehigh and Delaware rivers meet : EASTON
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Soap operas, e.g. : DRAMAS
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Ones at the feeding trough : EATERS
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"Long time ___!" : NOSEE
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Third-century year : CCLI
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Archaeological site : RUIN
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Bone that means "elbow" in Latin : ULNA
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Balletic bend : PLIE
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River of Flanders : YSER
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Guess : IDEA
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Little bite : TANG
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Doctors' grps. : HMOS
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Two-inch stripe wearer: Abbr. : ADM
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___ Tomé : SAO

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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