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"MY TREAT"

New York Times, Sunday, April 14, 2013

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 79 Missing: {QVZ} This is puzzle # 201 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0414 ( 23,168 )
Across
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Parrot : ECHO
5
Jumping-on-a-mattress sound : BOING
10
What hist. and econ. majors get : BAS
13
Pelé's given name : EDSON
18
Jesus, for one : ALOU
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Some navels : INNIES
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It starts every March in N.Y.C. : EDT
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New Age pianist : YANNI
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"Bummer!" : RATS
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One paying a flat rate : TENANT
25
Mountain-climbing hazard : LOOSEROCK
27
Actress Lorna : LUFT
28
Contracted agreement : TIS
29
No longer fit in : OUTGROW
31
"Kitchy-___!" : KOO
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Lead-in to meter : ODO
33
2012 film title character who was computer-generated : TED
34
Italian Renaissance composer Giovanni : GABRIELI
35
Provoke : SPUR
37
It's high in West Africa : BIRTHRATE
40
Some rechargeables : AAS
41
Worldly figure? : SPHERE
43
Odor-___ : EATERS
44
Naval flier : ENSIGN
47
Reach, as new heights : SOARTO
48
Sufficient, in "Macbeth" : ENOW
49
Other-worldly? : EXOTIC
50
Govt. agent : FED
51
Surveillance org. : CIA
53
Join, in a way : WELD
55
Lasagna cheese : RICOTTA
58
"Love Me, I'm a Liberal" singer : OCHS
62
Party org. : DNC
63
"The Matrix" hero : NEO
64
Lb. and oz. : WTS
65
Linguist Chomsky : NOAM
66
"Say that again?" : WHAT
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Chicago mayor Emanuel : RAHM
69
Sitting area? : TUSH
71
Broadway title role for Audrey Hepburn : GIGI
72
TriBeCa neighbor : SOHO
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"The ___ Love" (R.E.M. hit) : ONEI
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"Of course, señor!" : SISI
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___ Balls (bygone snack cakes) : SNO
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Sevilla cheer : OLE
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Topper : CAP
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Blackbird : MERL
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Archer's wood source : YEWTREE
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Panther figurine material : ONYX
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51-Across forerunner : OSS
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Carrier to Amsterdam : KLM
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More spine-tingling : EERIER
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OPEC nation currency : RIAL
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Circus tent : BIGTOP
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Burns in the kitchen, maybe : SCALDS
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Pontiac's tribe : OTTAWA
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"I know the answer!" : OHOHOH
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Writer Santha Rama ___ : RAU
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Response to "I promise I will" : YOUBETTER
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Words of denial : NOTI
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Where cruisers cruise : OPENSEAS
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Free : RID
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Pkg. insert : ENC
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Phone pad letters : PRS
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Pushy types? : NUDGERS
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Dutch painter Vermeer : JAN
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Collection of Norse tales : EDDA
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Aunt of 1960s TV : BEETAYLOR
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Knitter's stash : SKEINS
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Dry as a bone : ARID
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"The pleasure ___ mine" : ISALL
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Fragrant necklace : LEI
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Estevez of Hollywood : EMILIO
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Rice-A-___ : RONI
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Apartment rental sign : TOLET
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Benefits agcy. : SSA
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"They are," in Spanish class : ESTAN
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Org. for some good drivers : LPGA
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Ring site : EARLOBE
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Lady Bird Johnson's real first name : CLAUDIA
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1984 "educational" Van Halen song : HOTFORTEACHER
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Bump : OUST
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1998 Grammy-nominated song by the Verve : BITTERSWEETSYMPHONY
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New York native : ONEIDA
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Quaint stopovers : INNS
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Actress Long : NIA
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Paganini's birthplace : GENOA
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Setting of Barbara Kingsolver's "The Poisonwood Bible" : BELGIANCONGO
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Idolizes : ADORES
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It can have three or four legs : STOOL
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Lump of coal, to Frosty : EYE
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2012 film starring Johnny Depp as a bloodsucker : DARKSHADOWS
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Buttinsky : SNOOPER
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Like many basketball drills : ONCOURT
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No-good end? : NIK
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Theater keepsake : STUB
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Classic novel subtitled "Adventures in a Desert Island," with "The" : SWISSFAMILYROBINSON
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"How sad" : TRAGIC
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Discombobulated : THROWN
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MTV's early fan base : GENX
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Vintage vehicle : REO
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A VHF channel : TEN
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Ready, with "up" : TEED
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"The Black Cat" writer : POE
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Collate : SORT
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Medical suffix : ITIS
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Flat storage site : CDROM
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Daft : INANE
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When repeated, a 1963 #2 hit : LOUIE
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French 101 pronoun : TOI
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Attach : TAGON
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Kiss alternative ... or a hint to the starts of 3-, 5-, 10-, 14-, 26-, 64- and 68-Down : CHOCOLATEDROP
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Good laughs : HAHAS
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Points on a bus route : STOPS
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Light, fruity alcoholic drink : WHITESANGRIA
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Flowering plant used to treat liver ailments : MILKTHISTLE
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Waco-to-Austin dir. : SSW
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Vial fluids : SERA
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Actor ___ Patrick Harris : NEIL
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Got off the stage : EXITED
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Step aside, judicially : RECUSE
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Approximately : ORSO
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John, to Elton John : LOO
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Breyers competitor : EDYS
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"The Good Wife" fig. : ATT
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Kind of voyage? : BON
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"With any luck!" : IHOPESO
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Stopped playing games : GOTREAL
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Making, as one's way : WENDING
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Place of peace and simplicity : ARCADIA
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Makes over : REDOES
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Muse of astronomy : URANIA
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Plays tug of war : PULLS
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Scot's language : ERSE
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"I'll answer your questions" : ASKME
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Spurn, as a lover : JILT
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Monroe of the N.B.A. : EARL
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Comedy routine : BIT
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___-rock : ALT
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"___ for Evidence" : EIS

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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