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LONG DIVISION

New York Times, Sunday, April 17, 2005

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 142, Blocks: 83 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 214 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0417 ( 20,249 )
Across
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With 6-Across, extended : PROLO
6
See 1-Across : NGED
10
"Hey!" : PSST
14
Leave first or second, say : SHIFT
19
Slot machine symbol : LEMON
20
"O, beware, my lord, of jealousy" speaker : IAGO
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___ unto himself : ALAW
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Big brass : TUBAS
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Couple : UNITE
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F.B.I. guy : GMAN
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Dry riverbed : WADI
26
Ship board : PLANK
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With 29-Across, aging : GETTINGALO
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See 27-Across : NGINYEARS
31
Sushi selection : ROLL
32
Genuine article? : THE
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Cross words : SPAT
35
Almost kaput : FARGONE
39
Peel off : SHED
40
Gifted : TALENTED
45
Experienced syncope : SWOONED
46
Allen Dulles headed it for eight years under D.D.E. : CIA
47
Second : VICE
48
"What, again?!" : OHNO
49
Spanish hors d'oeuvre : TAPA
50
Return : HANDBACK
52
Sharpen : STROP
53
Turgenev museum site : OREL
54
Cowboy : WRANGLER
56
x : DELETE
57
Coin with a $ sign : PESO
58
Part of H.M.S. : HER
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Xerox material: Abbr. : ORIG
61
Not needing payment, as a bill : UNOWED
62
With 65-Across, doctor's advice, perhaps : GOODLO
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See 62-Across : NGREST
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Spectacles : SCENES
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McCarthy-era attorney Roy : COHN
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Nest builder : ANT
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Sports org. since 1906 : NCAA
78
Finagle : WANGLE
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Patriarch in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" : BIGDADDY
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Senator Jake in space : GARN
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Declares : AVOWS
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Hands : LABORERS
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Mark Twain's Dan'l was one : FROG
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"___ 18" (Uris book) : MILA
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Moist : DEWY
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Historic city on the Danube : ULM
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Welcome words from a dinner companion : ITSONME
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Recreation center : PLAYAREA
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West Point abbr. : USMA
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Ersatz : NOTREAL
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Charge : TASK
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"E'en ___ …" : THO
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Old one: Ger. : ALTE
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With 104-Across, be philosophical about something : TAKETHELO
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See 100-Across : NGVIEWOFIT
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Its flag has two green stars : SYRIA
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And higher, in cost : ONUP
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Part of Popeye's credo : IYAM
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In on something : PRIVY
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Moonstones : OPALS
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Italian artist Guido : RENI
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Site for a mobile : CRIB
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Valhalla V.I.P.'s : AESIR
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Well-bred : NOBLE
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Icelandic epic : EDDA
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With 121-Across, part of an afternoon repast : OOLO
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See 120-Across : NGTEA
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Ballyhoo : PLUG
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Artist Magritte : RENE
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Drop : OMIT
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Ronnie of Fox Sports : LOTT
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Alternative to a driver : ONEIRON
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Was too fussy : NIGGLED
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Egypt's Nasser : GAMAL
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Alike: Fr. : EGAL
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Idler : DONOTHING
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In hock : PAWNED
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Waste : SLAG
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Vicious : SADISTIC
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Common battery presentation : TWINPACK
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Florida beach locale, for short : STPETE
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Luau treat : HULA
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Skyscraper support : IBAR
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Completely misses the ball : FANS
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Terse reproof : TSK
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What one of the little pigs had in "This Little Pig" : NONE
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Its motto is "Lux et veritas" : YALE
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With 72-Down, hasty hurry : HEADLO
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Lens setting : FSTOP
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Up to date : AWARE
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Boxing ring sights : ROPES
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With 70-Down, do much (for) : GOALO
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Go over, as with radar : SCAN
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With 74-Down, leaving shortly : NOTLO
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Cast : THREW
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Short Internet message : ENOTE
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Oversedated, maybe : DOPED
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Brazilian airline : VARIG
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Leader of Congress? : HARDC
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Home of the landmark Zeitglockenturm clock tower : BERN
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Thrilled : SENT
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A question of ownership : WHOSE
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Royale of old autodom : REO
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Cowpoke's moniker : DUSTY
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Bachelors, e.g. : GRADS
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Sets : GELS
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Seek to influence : LOBBY
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So-called Birthplace of Aviation : OHIO
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Goal : END
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Home for a round-tailed muskrat : SWAMP
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Carp : CAVIL
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Name on a B-29, once : ENOLA
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See 38-Down : NGWAY
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See 33-Down : NGRUSH
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See 41-Down : NGFOR
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Meat in chili : CARNE
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Something in the air : AROMA
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Sweetie : ANGEL
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Club steak : DELMONICO
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First word of the "Aeneid" : ARMA
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Direction toward which the wind blows : LEESHORE
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Dreamed no more : AWAKENED
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"Dagnabit!" : DRAT
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Neither here nor there : INLIMBO
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Bag : TOTE
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Slow cooker : STEWPAN
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Lolling : ATEASE
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Promised land : UTOPIA
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Help : AVAIL
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Result of a bad stroke : TYPO
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Pan-___ : ARAB
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Hunter's pride : KILL
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Bergman in "Casablanca" : LUND
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Spinner : GYRO
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It touches the Pacific O. : OREG
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One of two dukes : FIST
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Jazz singer Anderson : IVIE
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Cover girl Banks : TYRA
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"My ___, the doctor" : SON

Answer summary: 20 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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