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New York Times, Sunday, April 20, 2003

Author:
Bill Zais
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Zais. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0420 ( 19,521 )
Across
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Playground section : SWINGS
7
Canonized monk who introduced the custom of dating events from the birth of Christ : STBEDE
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Lowered : DEMOTED
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Poe called her "the most lovely dead / That ever died so young!" : LENORE
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Indulged in good feeling : PRIDED
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Boost : ELEVATE
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Naked : UNCLAD
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Calculate good commissions? : FIGUREAFINECUT
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URL ending : EDU
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Cry of disgust : YAH
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Trickster : SCAMP
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Bit of progress : STRIDE
31
Run naked through a pornographer's presentation? : STREAKABLUETALK
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Rehem : ALTER
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Off-the-set living quarters : TRAILER
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Five in the morning, say : EARLY
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Chilling : ONICE
43
White House nickname : RON
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Not long ago : OFLATE
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___-pitch : SLO
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Become sticky, as piano keys? : GETHARDTOPLAY
53
Newsman in a bow tie : OSGOOD
56
Treaty grp. : OAS
57
Canon camera : EOS
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John Waterhouse painting "The Awakening of ___" : ADONIS
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Football Hall-of-Famer Herber : ARNIE
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"Annus Mirabilis" poet : DRYDEN
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Light bark : ARF
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Paternity test factor : DNA
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Civic group : LIONS
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Pack up election materials? : BOXTHEBALLOTSTUFF
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Corrupt : TAINT
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Reuters alternative : UPI
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Department of Bourg, France : AIN
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Get : ATTAIN
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Fur tycoon : ASTOR
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Chairwomen : MADAMS
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"Sunrise at Campobello" subj. : FDR
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High-shouldered animal : GNU
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Trattoria stock : PASTAS
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Look at a traffic problem? : EYEABLINDTURN
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Shadow, maybe : SPY
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Individually wrapped candies : KISSES
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Suffix with Euclid : EAN
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Arrest : RUNIN
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Coat material? : PAINT
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Low-altitude cloud : STRATUS
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Bears, to Brutus : URSAE
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Catches sight of a homer? : SPOTSTHEHIGHHIT
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Brownie ___ : POINTS
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Fighting : ATWAR
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Lose oomph : SAG
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Memphis-to-Nashville dir. : ENE
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Spar rhythmically? : PUNCHTOTHEBEAT
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Magazine contents : RIFLES
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Cerebral one : EGGHEAD
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Slips : ERRATA
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Maintain : ASSERT
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Beachfront locales : RESORTS
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Didn't just criticize : REAMED
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Double features? : STUNTS
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Turns about : SLUES
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George of "Cheers" : WENDT
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Run up : INCUR
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Lon ___ of Cambodia : NOL
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Middle ground : GRAYAREA
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Singer of the 1975 #1 hit "Laughter in the Rain" : SEDAKA
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It prevents burn out: Abbr. : SPF
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Prefix with sodium : TRI
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California state park south of Monterey : BIGSUR
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Bring out : EDUCE
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Clear of vermin : DERAT
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Diuretic target : EDEMA
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Excellent, in 80's-90's slang : DEF
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Ivy League squad : ELIS
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Kind of health : MENTAL
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Too : OVERLY
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Not in so many words : TACIT
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Opening play? : ETUDE
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Scare off : DETER
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Cop ___ : APLEA
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Bob, for one : HAIRDO
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Make some designs : ETCH
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Bad marks : BLOTS
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Member of a long-running TV duel : LENO
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"Krazy" one : KAT
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The Flying Cloud, of old autodom : REO
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Prayer start : OGOD
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Around : NEAR
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Wee : ITSYBITSY
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Exes, of a sort : OLDFLAMES
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___ Schwarz : FAO
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Landslide ___ (impolite presidential nickname) : LYNDON
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"I'll be darned!" : SONOFAGUN
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Cut of beef : LOIN
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Paeans : ODES
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Not own, say : RENT
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Legal aide, briefly : PARA
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French greeting : SALUT
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Swindle, in a way : GRIFT
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Football turnover: Abbr. : INT
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Copenhagen flier : SAS
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Prohibition opener : DONOT
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Add-on : EXTRA
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Tolerates : ABIDES
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Be busy : HUM
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Org. with a superfund : EPA
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1990's pop singer Stansfield : LISA
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Lake formed by glaciation : TARN
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Begins to use : TAPS
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Order request : ASAP
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Cross reference? : INRI
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Former Georgia senator : NUNN
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"Check, mate" : AYE
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Emergency equipment : FLARE
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Washington and others : DINAHS
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Item on a car rack : SKI
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___ Israel : BETH
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Apothecary : DRUGGIST
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Rear : TUSH
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Party in power : INS
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Hist. figure with a holiday named after him : STPAT
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Cisco Kid's sidekick : PANCHO
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Heavens: Var. : AETHER
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Bedmaker? : STREAM
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Bridal goods : TIARAS
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Certain berth : UPPER
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Blush : ROUGE
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Squeals : SINGS
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Questionnaire choice : OTHER
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Quaint contraction : TWERE
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Native Israeli : SABRA
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Beauty who was born from an egg, in Greek myth : HELEN
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Still : INERT
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Diagnostics : TESTS
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Boxer's reach, e.g. : STAT
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Some hosp. cases : ODS
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Stopped fasting : ATE
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Jot : TAD
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Seminoles' sch. : FSU

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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