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TEE TIME

New York Times, Sunday, April 11, 2010

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 77 Missing: {JQVX} This is puzzle # 128 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0411 ( 22,069 )
Across
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Pitch evaluators : UMPS
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Children's illustrator Harrison ___ : CADY
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"The great aphrodisiac," per Henry Kissinger : POWER
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Easily broken : FRAIL
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Bathing beauty at a swimming facility? : POOLCUTIE
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Nicholas Gage memoir : ELENI
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Something thrown for a loop? : LASSO
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Armistice signed on December 25? : CHRISTMASTREATY
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Leave-taking : ADIEU
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Important match : SEMI
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Easily attached : SNAPON
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Allergy medication brand : ACTIFED
30
Poultry delicacies : CAPONS
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Bear Lake State Park locale : IDAHO
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Excellent summers, for short? : CPAS
37
Grp. that entertains troops : USO
38
Scottish body of water with beverage concentrate added? : LOCHNESTEA
43
Awful illustration from cartoonist William? : HANNABARBARITY
48
Mideast capital : TEHRAN
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"Return of the Jedi" moon : ENDOR
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Something not to be missed? : PAYMENT
51
Lone player : SOLOIST
52
___ Field (former name of Minute Maid Park) : ENRON
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Discover : FINDOUT
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Reasons to cry : WOES
56
Opting not to sunbathe? : KEEPINGPASTY
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Readies, as a firearm : COCKS
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Reagan-era program, in brief : SDI
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Some of this may be picked up at a beach : COLOR
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Better at scheming : SLIER
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Union opposer: Abbr. : CSA
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___ Tribunal (international court) : HAGUE
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Exactness in giving orders to toymaking elves? : SANTACLARITY
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Remote button : PLAY
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Japanese ruler : EMPEROR
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First lady after Bess : MAMIE
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Crankcases' bases : OILPANS
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Civil code entry : STATUTE
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Minneapolis neighbor : EDINA
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Brazilian beach resort : OLINDA
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What a bunny buyer at a pet shop might want? : RABBITWARRANTY
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Choice of songs at a piano bar? : HITORMISTY
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It's lode-bearing : ORE
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Pinkish : ROSE
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R&B singer Marie : TEENA
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12th-century Crusader state : EDESSA
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Sets free : UNBINDS
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Actor Haley Joel ___ of "The Sixth Sense" : OSMENT
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Use a cell phone outside one's local calling area : ROAM
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___ rima (verse form for Dante) : TERZA
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Hybrid sheepdog that moves ver-r-ry slowly? : TORTOISESHELTIE
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Oscar : United States :: ___ : Mexico : ARIEL
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Rack up : INCUR
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Drinking and dancing instead of sleeping? : UPTOPARTY
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Punks : HOODS
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"You good to go?" : READY
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"Nascar Now" broadcaster : ESPN
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Conventional explanation for a tragic event : FATE
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Scanned lines, for short : UPC
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Hardness scale inventor : MOHS
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Tiny perforation : PORE
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Unpromising, as a chance : SLIM
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Director's cry : CUT
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Device at a drive-thru : ATM
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Large-scale flight : DIASPORA
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Phrased for a quick answer : YESNO
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Lawbreakers : PERPS
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Tub filler : OLEO
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Remove gradually from, with "off" : WEAN
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Med. specialty : ENT
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City that's home to King Fahd Road : RIYADH
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Like some boots : FLATHEEL
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Rush jobs? : RADIOSHOWS
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Like : ASIF
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Neutral reaction to a revelation : ISEE
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Easily picked up, say : LOUD
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TV program set in Vegas : CSI
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Light earth tone : TAN
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Division of an Edmund Spenser work : CANTO
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Tiny tiger : CUB
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With all haste : ASAP
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Bitterly cold : ICY
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Where some hooks connect : CHEEKS
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Had nothing good to say about : PANNED
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Peace Nobelist Sakharov : ANDREI
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One who's in your business? : SNOOP
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Swinging dance : LINDY
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Sharkey of TV's "C.P.O. Sharkey" : OTTO
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Chamber group, often : TRIO
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Lessen, as pain : EASE
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Unpaid workers? : ANTS
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Yellow-flowered perennial : ARNICA
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Overwhelmingly : BYFAR
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"House of Meetings" novelist, 2006 : AMIS
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Ripped : RENT
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Follower of the philosopher Epictetus : STOIC
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Pac-10 competitor : UCLA
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Drink from a bowl : NOG
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Puts together, in a way : GLUES
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It may be measured by a meter : POEM
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Animator's sheet : CEL
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John ___, villain in the "Saw" films : KRAMER
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Look-at-me walk : STRUT
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"Heaven's Gate" director : CIMINO
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Is parsimonious : STINTS
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Roger on a ship : AYEAYE
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Open to suggestions, say : HYPNOTIZED
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Kept for future use : SETBY
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Burnoose wearer : ARAB
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Response to the Little Red Hen : NOTI
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Speedster's undoing : RADAR
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"That's just silly!" : POOH
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Actress Taylor : LILI
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Settled on a branch : ALIT
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H.S. exam : PSAT
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Epinephrine-producing glands : ADRENALS
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Identified : NAMED
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Some Scott Joplin compositions : TWOSTEPS
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Prominent parts of a George W. Bush caricature : EARS
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Cape Town's home: Abbr. : RSA
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Stephen of "Stuck" : REA
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Doing time : INSTIR
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The Eagles of the N.C.A.A. : EMORY
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"Ad majorem ___ gloriam" (Jesuit motto) : DEI
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Follow : ENSUE
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___ Beach (D-Day site) : UTAH
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Historical subject of a Boito opera : NERO
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Vigor : BRIO
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Boat in "Jaws" : ORCA
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Small earring : STUD
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Sales force member : REP
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Minnesota's St. ___ College : OLAF
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Razor brand : ATRA
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Necessity when playing hardball : MITT
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Together : ONE
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Maker of fuel additives : STP
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Turtledove : HON
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Smiley dot : EYE

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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