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SEZ WHO?

New York Times, Sunday, April 25, 1999

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 80 Missing: {QV} This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0425 ( 18,065 )
Across
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Junior high subj. : ALG
4
Neil Simon play locale : BILOXI
10
Flexible, electrically : ACDC
14
Figure on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel : ADAM
18
Scale : GOUP
20
Symphony with a noted funeral march : EROICA
21
Ad writer's award : CLIO
22
Kind of weight : TROY
23
Podded plant : OKRA
24
"Hi. It's me. Mark McGwire." : CALLINGCARD
26
Besmears : TARS
27
Big name in the Big Apple : GIULIANI
29
Superlative suffix : IEST
30
Handled : SAWTO
31
"Okay, I pulled the plug. So sue me." : ADMITTINGPHYSICIAN
36
Reply in Rome : GRAZIE
39
Whistler, e.g. : ARTIST
40
See 70-Down : HAHN
41
Kind of meal : MATZO
42
Response to goo : ICK
43
Farm layer : LOAM
45
Literary inits. : GBS
48
"You think I'm annoying? Fine, I'm outta here." : SPLITTINGHEADACHE
54
Blow : BOP
55
Squatter? : SUMO
56
Cabbage : GELT
57
Typewriter part : SPOOL
59
Old-fashioned greetings : BOWS
63
Exclude : BAN
64
Whatsoever : ATALL
66
Animal fur : PELAGE
67
He was translated into Latin : ERAT
68
"To govern or not to govern. That is the question." : ACTINGMAYOR
71
Buffalo's county : ERIE
72
Record : ANNALS
74
First name in TV talk : ROSIE
75
Old car with a Turbo-Hydramatic gearbox : GTO
76
Former British protectorate : ADEN
77
Sierra ___ : MADRE
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Power control, for short : AUTO
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Right at one's peak : ATOP
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Western Athletic Conference player : UTE
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"Gimme a dozen donuts. And step on it!" : COMMANDINGOFFICER
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For this or that : PER
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Subterfuge : TRAP
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Simpson case judge : ITO
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Occupied : INUSE
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Chin stroker's words : ISEE
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Basketball's ___ Bol : MANUTE
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People left in ruins : AZTECS
101
"Honey, you're wearing THAT?" : CONTROLLINGPARTNER
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Club news source : ORGAN
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Kiln : OAST
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Rogaine user's hope : REGROWTH
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Muslim pilgrim : HAJI
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"Don't I look fetching in this dress from Warsaw? Huh, huh?" : FISHINGPOLE
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Corn locale : IOWA
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Fordham's basketball conference, informally : ATEN
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Part : AREA
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1930's-50's actor J. ___ Naish : CARROL
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Edger, e.g. : TOOL
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Tidings : NEWS
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Maryland athlete, for short : TERP
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West Texas city : ODESSA
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Insect killer : DDT
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All excited : AGOG
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God of discord, in Scandinavia : LOKI
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Whiz : GURU
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Turned into : BECAME
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Mideasterner : IRANI
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Publishing sensation of 1958 : LOLITA
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Many a Rembrandt : OIL
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Year in Domitian's reign : XCI
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Actor Charleson of "Chariots of Fire" : IAN
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Agree to : ACCEPT
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Skirmish : CLASH
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Soiled : DIRTY
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New England catch : COD
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Add on : ATTACH
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"After we delineate this sales chart, our stockholders will love us." : DRAWINGBOARD
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Trunk : AORTA
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Words repeated after "O Absalom" in the Bible : MYSON
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Fancy homes abroad : PALAZZI
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Temporary jobs : GIGS
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Fools : IDIOTS
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Twofold : SIAMESE
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Kind of function : TRIG
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Desire : ITCH
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Defense missile : NIKE
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Bygone ruler : SHAH
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Team V.I.P.'s : GMS
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Least bit : RAP
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The U.K. touches it : ATL
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Loaf : LALLYGAG
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Month to celebrate U.N. Day : OCT
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Form of rock and roll : BOOGIE
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Anger : SPLEEN
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Some brass : TUBAS
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Apple product : IMAC
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Like three out of four suits : NONTRUMP
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"War's ___": Cowper : AGAME
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Boxing's Oscar ___ Hoya : DELA
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Request : PLEA
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Transport, sci-fi style : BEAMUP
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Richly wrought : ORNATE
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"I'm a rabbi and...um...wait, where was I?" : WANDERINGJEW
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Headline : STAR
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Williams of "Happy Days" : ANSON
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___ Friday's (restaurant chain) : TGI
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Math work : PROOF
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Shred : IOTA
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With 40-Across, 1944 Chemistry Nobelist : OTTO
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Stand : LECTERN
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31-Across's grp. : AMA
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Warner-Lambert competitor : PFIZER
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Modern ice cream flavor : OREO
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Nick : DING
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Lived ___ (celebrated) : ITUP
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"___ chance" : NOTA
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Song at the start of a church service : INTROIT
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Actor's need : CUE
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PC key : ESC
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Musical seconds? : RES
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Spots : STAINS
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Accident : MISHAP
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Con : ANTI
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Scoreboard figure : ERRORS
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"Who's the Boss?" woman : ANGELA
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"You're a Grand Old Flag" writer : COHAN
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Hold forth : ORATE
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Orleans's river : LOIRE
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Like some surgery : LASER
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Aristotelian final cause : TELOS
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Caddie's offering : WOOD
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Flat : TWOD
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Shut down : HALT
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Excess amount : FAT
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Army E-5, e.g. : NCO
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Flit (about) : GAD
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Prefix with washed : PRE

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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