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I HEAR YOU

New York Times, Sunday, April 15, 2001

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Silvestri

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 77 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 99 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0415 ( 18,786 )
Across
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"M*A*S*H" Emmy-winner : SWIT
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Mussorgsky bass : BORIS
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Nod off : DROWSE
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Victim of sun burn? : ICARUS
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Victorian, in a way : ORNATE
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Concentrate : DISTILL
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"He that ___ over men must be just": II Samuel : RULETH
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Relative group : NIECES
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Chanted : INTONED
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When coal, gas and oil are delivered? : ALLFUELSDAY
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Snippy : TART
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Once called : NEE
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60's singer Christie : LOU
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Muddy up : ROIL
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Big East team : PITT
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Former "N.Y.P.D. Blue" co-star : SMITS
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Whimper : MEWL
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Where silence reigns? : MUTEPOINT
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Least emotional : ICIEST
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It might follow you : ARE
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Peace : EASE
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Spread out : SPLAY
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Shed : MOLT
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"Wherever Law ends, ___ begins": John Locke : TYRANNY
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Canaanite deity : BAAL
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Quebec's Plains of ___ : ABRAHAM
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Status quo group : INS
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Two things in Clinton's poolroom? : BILLANDCUE
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Latin I : EGO
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Autumn color : OCHRE
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Smacker : CLAM
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Fan : ROOTER
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72, often : PAR
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Footprint, maybe : CLUE
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Mex. madames : SRAS
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Map overlay : GRID
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Sixth-brightest star : ZETA
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Dress (up) : TOG
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Tends the furnace : STOKES
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Not fer : AGIN
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Kind of rod : TOWEL
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A tray may hold it : ASH
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Score of "Cats"? : MEWEDMUSIC
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Low-___ : CAL
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Notwithstanding : DESPITE
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By and by : ANON
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Relieved : SOLACED
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Many an office has one : OATH
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Hatch in the Senate : ORRIN
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"La Dolce Vita" setting : ROME
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Pizarro's quest : ORO
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Wet-weather gear : PONCHO
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Where mountain climbers train? : BUTTECAMP
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Glitch : SNAG
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Fissures : RIFTS
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Jackson or Cleveland : CITY
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Wheels of fortune? : LIMO
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Mil. training site : OCS
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Crimson foe : ELI
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Highlander : GAEL
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Bad blood in Beijing? : CHINESEFEUD
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Motorist's winter aid : SCRAPER
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In : ATHOME
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Unbroken : ENTIRE
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Pillsbury Bake-Off officials : TASTERS
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Closed in on : NEARED
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Bronze beater : SILVER
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Recorded : ONTAPE
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Begins to develop : DAWNS
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Isn't natural : DYES
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Place for forks and knives : SCULLERY
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Pig in a sty : WALLOWER
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Angry : IREFUL
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Stage apparel : TUTU
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It carries a bit : BRIDLE
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Conscriptable : ONEA
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Slightly improper : RACY
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Manhattan addition : ITE
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39-line poem : SESTINA
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Force : DINT
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Alphabetic trio : RST
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Sioux speaker : OTO
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Churchgoer's pet name for his seat? : WINNIETHEPEW
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Gets nasty outside : SLEETS
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Heir to the throne : ELDEST
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S. & L. offering : IRA
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Four-man tanks : SHERMANS
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Present : ONSITE
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Incriminating information : DIRT
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Bum : LOUSY
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One who works with a code: Abbr. : ATTY
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Column : PILLAR
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Tennis official : SCORER
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Uris's "___ 18" : MILA
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Unkempt hair : MAT
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"God is our refuge and strength ...," for one : PSALM
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Fire ___ : OPAL
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Steeped : IMBUED
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Feminine suffix : ENNE
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River to Leeds : AIRE
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Not fair : BIASED
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Be part of the cast of : ACTIN
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Fine print, maybe : AGATE
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Aesopian coda : MORAL
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Batter before Casey : BLAKE
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Bean : NOGGIN
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Ionic alternative : DORIC
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Santa's reindeer, e.g. : OCTAD
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Almost equal : CLOSE
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Grant leads off the show? : HUGHSONFIRST
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Best Actor of 2000 : CROWE
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Chest: Prefix : STETHO
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Dreyfus defender : ZOLA
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They strike while the iron is hot : SMITHS
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Wise guy : SMARTY
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Communally : ASONE
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Big lie : TALE
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Curriculum section : UNIT
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Calms : COMPOSES
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Contract : PACT
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Scene of W.W. I fighting : SOMME
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Imagine : CONCEIVE
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Signs of censorship : ERASURES
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Pluto, for one : DOG
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Award for "Curse of the Starving Class" : OBIE
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City in Vermont : RUTLAND
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Came down : RAINED
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Immediately : PRESTO
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"The Wizard of Oz" prop : OILCAN
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Poetic regions : CLIMES
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Piano : SOFTLY
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They're always tired : CARS
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"The Cotton Club" co-star : GERE
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Plug, of a sort : CHAW
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It clears the way : HORN
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Tennyson lady : ENID
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German article : DER
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___ loss : ATA
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Zing : PEP
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Flight attendant's offering : TEA

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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