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New York Times, Thursday, April 18, 2002

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JMQX} This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0418 ( 19,154 )
Across
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Communicates in bursts : GASPS
6
Kind of bean : BAKED
11
Fig. on a baseball card : RBI
14
Free : UNTIE
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Go over : ELIDE
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Incompetent : OAF
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Laughable : INANE
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They're anything but spineless : HEDGEHOGS
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Friends and family : LOVEDONEONE
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Stopping point : DEPOT
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Chromotrope : DYE
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"Hey you!" : PSST
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Certain intervals in music : SIXTHS
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Onetime Southern "king" : COTTON
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7-Eleven purchase : SIXPACK
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Walked boldly : STRODE
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Clumsy ship : TUB
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Debtor's worry : LIEN
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Irving's "A Prayer for ___ Meany" : OWEN
39
Chatter on : PRATE
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Cartoonist Peter : ARNO
42
Picnic spots : LEAS
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___ soda : SAL
44
Torments : EATSAT
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Our home : EARTH
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Badly bruised : PURPLE
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River in a 1957 film : KWAI
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Slightest protest : PEEP
52
Elec. bill unit : KWH
55
1973 Rolling Stones ballad : ANGIE
58
Kids' card game : CRAZYEIGHTEIGHT
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Figure that concerned Malthus : BIRTHRATE
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Polonium discoverer : CURIE
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80 or over, say : OLD
65
Mashie : FIVEIRON
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Nonnative : ALIEN
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Rubber-stamps : OKS
68
Fin : FIVESPOT
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Courtroom combatants : SUERS
Down
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Artisan alliance : GUILD
2
Discommode : ANNOY
3
Ward (off) : STAVE
4
Floor cleaner scent : PINE
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Bean container : SEEDPOD
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"Don't try to spare my feelings ." : BEHONEST
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Stuff sold in yards : ALE
8
Capturer of the Quedagh Merchant : KIDD
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Nose (out) : EDGE
10
Chucks : DEEPSIXSIX
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Plant parts that absorb water : ROOTHAIRS
12
Breathalyzer attachment : BAG
13
Contingencies : IFS
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Kitchenette appliance : HOTPLATE
21
Ragtime dances : ONESTEPS
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Sum : TOTALUP
27
Extended operatic solo : SCENA
28
Everlasting : CONSTANT
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Zealot : NUT
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Sailor's unit : KNOT
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Possible splinter site : SOLE
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Playful pinch : TWEAK
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How some train riders ride : REARWARDS
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Modern theater interruption : BEEPER
40
Genre for Coolio or Chuck D : RAP
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Llama relatives : ALPACAS
47
Some slaps : HIGHFIVEFIVE
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Late : RECENT
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___ eleison ("Lord, have mercy") : KYRIE
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More meaningful : WEIGHTIER
54
Elevates : HEIGHTENS
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"Bearded" bloom : IRIS
57
Tombstone name : EARP
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Natal native : ZULU
60
Shock giver : BOO
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Class : ILK
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"I am ___!" : TOO

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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