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MERGER MANIA

New York Times, Sunday, April 28, 2002

Rhetorical device like "this earth, this realm, this England"

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {Y} This is puzzle # 91 for Ms. Gorski.
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© 2002, The New York Times4/28/02 ( No. 19,164 )
Across
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Unlikely candidate for a Pulitzer : HACK
5
Place for platters : HIFI
9
In-box build-up : MEMOS
14
"O.K.!" : FINE
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Prince William's school : ETON
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Kindly : OPENHEARTED
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Cell phone setting : LOUD
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Sign in a window : SALE
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Product of a Chrysler/Krazy Glue merger? : CONVERTIBLEBONDS
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Relative of a rattlesnake : ADDER
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State with just three counties: Abbr. : DEL
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Wolf ___, captain in "The Sea Wolf" : LARSEN
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Product of a Serta/Louis Vuitton merger? : SLEEPINGBAGS
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1950's-60's title TV star : LASSIE
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Actor Voight : JON
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Rap's Dr. ___ : DRE
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Aim : TARGET
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Chicken parts : NECKS
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Rhetorical device like "this earth, this realm, this England" : ANAPHORA
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Clarinetist Shaw : ARTIE
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Metal waste : DROSS
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Product of a Canon/Wurlitzer merger? : REPRODUCTIVEORGANS
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Suffix with meteor : ITE
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Heel : CAD
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Store, as fodder : ENSILE
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"For shame!" : FIE
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Moonshiners? : BEAMS
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"Good ___!" : GRIEF
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Snore : SAWLOGS
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Water color : AQUA
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Product of a Krispy Kreme/Scrabble merger? : GLAZEDTILES
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Summers in Europe : ETES
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Regular hangout : PURLIEU
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Common carriers : AUTOS
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100 simoleons : CNOTE
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Acapulco aunt : TIA
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Mix anew, as greens : RETOSS
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Entreat : BEG
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Shut out : BAN
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Product of a Lancôme/E.T.S. merger? : MAKEUPEXAMINATIONS
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Like some important visits : PAPAL
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Give ___ (try) : ITAGO
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Election night figure : CONCEDER
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São Paulo feature : TILDE
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Garden variety? : ANNUAL
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Wood sorrel : OCA
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Narc's employer : DEA
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Pack in a ship's hold : STEEVE
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Product of a Dr. Scholl's/Pillsbury merger? : TOOTSIEROLLS
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Charmers : CUTIES
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Chaired : LED
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Emmy-winning Christine : LAHTI
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Product of a Weight Watchers/FTD merger? : SHRINKINGVIOLETS
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In the ___ : MOOD
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Bawl (out) : REAM
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Meir and Thatcher, e.g. : STATESWOMEN
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Architect Saarinen : EERO
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Great Britain, e.g. : ISLE
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Overdo it, in a way : EMOTE
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Stopping point : WALL
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Sleek fleet, briefly : SSTS
Down
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"___ Rebel" (1962 hit) : HESA
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Slightly : ATAD
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Sudden drop-off : COLDSNAP
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Use a prayer rug, e.g. : KNEEL
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Ad ___ : HOC
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N.Y.S.E. debut, maybe : IPO
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Gucci competitor : FENDI
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Cook up : INVENT
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Basse ___(low tide): Fr. : MER
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Take in : EAT
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Hosp. procedure : MRI
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Parlor operator: Abbr. : OTB
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What bears do : SELL
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Dentists' patients, ideally : FLOSSERS
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"The Bald Soprano" playwright : IONESCO
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Bores : NUDNIKS
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Masthead V.I.P.'s : EDS
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Hägar's other half : HELGA
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Bargain : DEAL
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Just out : BRANDNEW
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Spicy candies : REDHOTS
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Lose ground? : ERODE
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Indiana town where Cole Porter was born : PERU
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Good: Ger. : BRAV
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Concur : AGREE
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Board : GETON
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Ruins 007's martini, say : STIRS
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Twisty turn : ESS
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Candy holder : JAR
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Series opener : ONE
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Kind of scream : PRIMAL
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Capital on the Bight of Benin : ACCRA
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Authorities: Var. : EGISES
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City of southwest Yemen : TAIZ
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What did de Gaulle think? : IDEE
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"Dear me!" : ALAS
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Picture, informally : FOTO
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"Now ___ it!" : IGET
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Latin 101 verb : ESSE
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Bill Clinton, for one: Abbr. : BAPT
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Prefix with lateral : EQUI
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Glow : AURA
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Sitting muscles : GLUTEI
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Approval-granting org. : FDA
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Jazzman Niehaus or Tristano : LENNIE
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Nerd : GEEK
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Low brass : TUBA
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Twosome : ITEM
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Good thinking : LOGIC
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"The Stepford Wives" author : IRALEVIN
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Rude greeting : CATCALL
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___ sea (cruising) : OUTAT
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Actor Joe of "Hill Street Blues" : SPANO
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Repetition mark, in music : SEGNO
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___ Popular : BANCO
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Traveled quickly : MADETIME
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Delete : XOUT
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Jordan's Queen ___ : NOOR
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Cobblers' leftovers : ODDSHOES
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Society page word : NEE
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Mexican Mrs. : SRA
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Some milk cartons: Abbr. : PTS
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High ends? : AITCHES
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Of lung membranes : PLEURAL
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"It must be ___ news day" : ASLOW
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Hide out : LIELOW
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Funhouse cries : EEKS
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Plant swelling : EDEMA
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Wings, in a way : LAMES
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It may have ".com" in its name : SITE
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Suit material? : TORT
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Words that leave one in a bind? : IDOS
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Delhi title : SRI
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"Platoon" setting : NAM
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1964 Ronny & the Daytonas hit : GTO
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Check for accuracy : VET
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Suffix with expert : ISE
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Letterhead abbr. : TEL
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TV inits. since 10/11/75 : SNL

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

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