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"HEY, MISTER!"

New York Times, Sunday, April 16, 2000

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 52 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0416 ( 18,422 )
Across
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Passage preventers : CLOGS
6
"Excuse me..." : AHEM
10
Become less reserved : THAW
14
Bewitched : RAPT
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"Tzigane" composer : RAVEL
19
Stiff hairs : SETAE
21
A whole lot of shaking going on : HULA
22
Aglio e ___ (pasta dressing) : OLIO
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Short loin products : TBONESTEAKS
25
"60 Minutes" regular : EDBRADLEY
27
Not so hot : TEPID
28
First of "The Chronicles of Clovis" : ESME
30
They help you make your goals : ASSISTS
31
It goes around the world : ORBITER
34
M.B.A. hopeful's hurdle : GMAT
35
Pianist Rubinstein : ANTON
36
Roughed up : MAULED
37
Superman's gift : XRAYVISION
39
___ Cob, Conn. : COS
42
Fell off : EBBED
43
Kirkstall Abbey locale : LEEDS
44
Defeat by looks : STAREDOWN
46
Pointed ends : NIBS
47
Signal to leave, perhaps : GONG
48
Not all there : LOONY
49
"River ___ Return" (Mitchum/Monroe flick) : OFNO
50
Skittish show?: Abbr. : SNL
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Like old recordings : MONO
52
Describe : LIMN
53
"60 Minutes" regular : SAFER
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Like some leaves : EROSE
56
1972 Bill Withers hit : USEME
58
Spiro's predecessor : HUBERT
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Decisive one : ARBITER
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Public Citizen founder : NADER
62
Dressed down? : TOPLESS
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Dress down : BERATE
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Church figure : CROSS
65
Sneak ___ : APEEK
66
Old peso fractions : REALS
67
Architect's offering : PLAN
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Southern sibling : BRER
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Computer support, sometimes : LAP
72
Piled out : ALIT
73
Six-Day War hero : DAYAN
75
Some need stitching : CUTS
76
Use hip boots, perhaps : WADE
77
They were big in the past : DINOSAURS
79
"The ___ Bride" (Rimsky-Korsakov opera) : TSARS
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Latin father : PATER
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Kenny G has two : ENS
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F.D.R.'s birthplace : HYDEPARKNY
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It may move you : MUSCLE
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Goodbyes : TATAS
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He homered 660 times : MAYS
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Needs a ring? : TEETHES
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Vast : OCEANIC
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Vast : EPIC
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"We will ___ undersold!" : NOTBE
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107-Across state : RIGHTMIND
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Chemical-free fare : NATURALFOOD
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Goodbye : CIAO
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Peut-___ (maybe, in Marseille) : ETRE
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Done for : SPENT
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"___ Sea" (Lemmon/Matthau comedy) : OUTTO
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Hospital staffer : AIDE
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Farrah's ex : RYAN
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All there : SANE
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People guilty of disorderly conduct? : SLOBS
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Monitor letters : CRT
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You may see a reaction in one : LAB
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Lacto-___ vegetarian : OVO
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Non-Jews : GENTILES
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Rained hard? : SLEETED
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Up : ASTIR
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Consideration : HEED
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Pilot's announcement, briefly : ETA
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Incense : MAKEMAD
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For whom the bell tolls : THEE
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Patricia Neal's Best Actress film : HUD
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Zog I, for one : ALBANIAN
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Vet's offering : WARSTORY
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"The Kiss" sculptor : RODIN
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Shakespeare title starter : ALLS
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Painter Mondrian : PIET
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Kiddy litter? : TOYS
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Emerson collection : ESSAYS
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Went over the limit : SPED
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Together : ASONE
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"Total Request Live" network : MTV
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Signs : OMENS
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71-Down's predecessor : RABIN
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Numbskulls : BUBBLEBRAINS
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Luzinski of baseball : GREG
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___ Magna (annual early-music festival) : ASTON
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Prefix with phobia : XENO
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Glucose and fructose, e.g. : ISOMERS
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Gossip-filled gathering, typically : COFFEEKLATCH
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They have titles : OWNERS
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Corral chorus : SNORTS
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No socialite : LONER
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Not too hard : DOABLE
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Visit : GOSEE
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Bar stock : LIMES
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Big name in applesauce : MOTTS
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Enticed : LEDON
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Start of something big? : SUPER
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Theater area : RIALTO
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Open : UNCLASP
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Wrap choice : SARAN
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Some are false : HOPES
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Rub : ABRADE
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Catch, in a way : REELIN
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Hussies : TARTS
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Stacks for burning : PYRES
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Hide well : BURY
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"Die Fledermaus" maid : ADELE
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32-Down's successor : PERES
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Big name in personal planners : DAYTIMER
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Gall : AUDACITY
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Grocery line? : CANS
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Generous to a fault : WASTEFUL
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Quaint contraction : SHANT
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Some have diners : TRAINS
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Terminal tippees : SKYCAPS
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Sand painting creators : PUEBLOS
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Hearing aid? : AMP
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Prefix with -morphous : META
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Chevy truck model : TAHOE
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Bakery offering : TORTE
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Ocean menace : ORCA
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2nd-century date : CIII
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"Zounds!" : EGAD
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"The Grey Room" novelist Phillpotts : EDEN
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Former Senate Armed Services Committee chairman : NUNN
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Shooters' org. : NRA
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It may be taken in spots : TEA
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Siouan speaker : OTO
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Wagering option, briefly : OTB
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Spanish couple? : DOS

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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