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Realtor-Speak

New York Times, Sunday, April 13, 1997

Author:
Cathy Millhauser
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Cathy Allis

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 78 Missing: {J} This is puzzle # 30 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0413 ( 17,323 )
Across
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Workplace overseer, for short : OSHA
5
Placido domicile : CASA
9
Diamond, e.g. : CARD
13
Beatles hit of 1965 : HELP
17
Popular newspaper column : CHESS
19
Alma mater visitor : ALUM
20
___ vincit amor : OMNIA
22
Water color : AQUA
23
JUST LISTED! : THEHOUSENOWLEANS
26
Hardly Herculean : PUNY
27
Have a yen (for) : PANT
28
Jennifer of "Flashdance" : BEALS
29
Winkers and blinkers : EYELIDS
31
Instrument for a merengue : MARIMBA
34
Award for Eric Bogosian : OBIE
35
Inclined : PRONE
36
Address : ORATION
37
OPEN FLOOR PLAN! : WATCHYOURSTEP
42
Miniature sci-fi vehicles : PODS
43
French possessive : SES
45
Sea dog : TAR
46
Milo of "Barbarella" : OSHEA
47
Comic Philips : EMO
48
MANY UPGRADES! : NOTHINGSLEVEL
54
Two in a million? : ELS
55
Unfortunate price to pay : RANSOM
57
Mideast pooh-bah : AMIR
58
Blue book filler : EXAM
59
"___ Tu" (1974 hit) : ERES
60
Two caliphs : ALIS
61
Start to byte : KILO
62
Milanese monsieur : SIGNORE
64
Stadium stats : RBIS
65
NICE MOLDING! : LOTSOFROT
69
Flat parts : LOOS
70
They pay for quarters : ROOMERS
72
Pervading tone : MOOD
73
Bondman : SERF
74
120-pound Australians : EMUS
75
Actors McKellen and Holm : IANS
78
Art Deco designer : ERTE
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Lincoln's first Vice President : HAMLIN
82
Chinese dynasty : HAN
83
COLONIAL CHARM! : ANTATTRACTION
86
That: Sp. : ESO
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Terminator : ENDER
89
Suffix with cash : IER
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___-Cat : SNO
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Hold up : LAST
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FULL BASEMENT! : MOSTLYOFWATER
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Rower, e.g. : STROKER
100
Some earrings : HOOPS
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Dagwood's sweetheart before Blondie : IRMA
102
Sweetheart : TOOTSIE
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Shot glass? : SYRINGE
106
The "tacho" in tachometer : SPEED
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Short story-writer : AUTH
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Secular : LAIC
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PARKLIKE SETTING! : INDUSTRIALTHATIS
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Actor Alan : ALDA
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Collar : SEIZE
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Bath cooler : GAOL
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Saint Catherine's birthplace : SIENA
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It's out on a lime : PEEL
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Skates in water : RAYS
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Part of B.P.O.E. : ELKS
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Not own : RENT
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Mo. when oysters "R" in season : OCT
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Cinema admonition : SHH
3
Laugh syllable : HEE
4
Fireplace receptacles : ASHPITS
5
Clicker : CASTANET
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Cold porter : ALE
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Water-light phenomenon : SUNBOW
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Protozoan : AMOEBA
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Makes out in a lawsuit : COLLECTS
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Reformer Jessie : AMES
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Genetic carrier, for short : RNA
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Bread for tacos : DINERO
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Unfortunate : HAPLESS
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Latin counterpart of "iso-" : EQUI
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Bergman's "Casablanca" surname : LUND
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Yields : PAYS
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Words of agreement : SOAMI
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Shakespearean title start : ASYOU
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Reveals, as a secret : UNBOSOMS
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Web user's woe : WAIT
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Matriculate : ENROL
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Sad sort : MOPER
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Subject for a wine connoisseur : AROMA
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GAS INCLUDED! : RADONABOUNDS
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Glass cookware brand : PYREX
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Renowned "regretter" : HALE
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INDOOR POOL! : THEROOFLEAKS
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Some fishermen : EELERS
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Out : PASSE
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Drum major's hat : SHAKO
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Banging : NOISE
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Not orig. : IMIT
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Pop musician Lofgren : NILS
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Dog show worker : GROOMER
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Like the Sahara : VAST
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Brit. record label : EMI
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Diets : SLIMS
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Huge, old-style : ENORM
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Gather gradually : GLEAN
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Oft-grated cheese : ROMANO
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Hurdle for an atty.-to-be : LSAT
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___ song : FORA
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Campus military org. : ROTC
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"Awake and Sing!" playwright : ODETS
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Make new A-line lines : REHEM
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___ Tin Tin : RIN
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Oater action : SHOOTOUT
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Innocents : NAIFS
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Ragout : STEW
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First-generation Japanese : ISSEI
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The Hunchback's "our" : NOTRE
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Oldest known city in Belgium : ARLON
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Tramps : TRAIPSES
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Hooks up or lays down, e.g. : INSTALLS
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Upright : ETHICAL
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Holy Roman Emperor, 840-55 : LOTHAIR
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Hindu ascetics : YOGIS
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Kitchen drawer item : OPENER
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Waste allowance of old : TRET
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Crop up : EMERGE
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Kind of symmetry : RADIAL
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Writers Henry and Philip : ROTHS
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Put-down : SLAP
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___ Bowl : YALE
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Use a shuttle : RIDE
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Skier Chaffee : SUZY
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Domingo, for one : DIA
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Hunky-dory : AOK
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Pipe joint : TEE
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It's accommodating : INN
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Put an end to something? : SAT

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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