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HIGH DEFINITION

New York Times, Sunday, April 29, 2001

The subject of this puzzle, on 5/1/31, the day it opened

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 23, Columns: 23 Words: 166, Blocks: 86 Missing: {QX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 73 for Ms. Gorski.
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© 2001, The New York Times4/29/01 ( No. 18,800 )
Across
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It might make you sweat : SPA
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Bad way to go : AWOL
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Vatican-related : PAPAL
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Bouncer's work : EJECTING
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Work (out) : PAN
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Crackers : LOCO
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Agave root : AMOLE
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Gym trainer's catchphrase : PUMPITUP
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Bit of financial planning, for short : IRA
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Corner : TREE
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Alaska's ___ National Historical Park : SITKA
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Mexican entree : EMPANADA
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Basic : NOFRILLS
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Links legend : SNEAD
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Much of the New Testament : EPISTLES
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A, in communications : ALFA
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Galas : DOS
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Schmidt's successor as German chancellor : KOHL
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Region of Saudi Arabia : ASIR
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Like the most expensive hamburger meat : LEANEST
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Feeling on an observation deck, perhaps : VERTIGO
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Banes : NEMESES
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James Brown's "___ the Feelin'" : IGOT
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Articulate : SAY
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Ray blocker : OZONE
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"A Streetcar Named Desire" role : STELLA
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Breakfast fare : FARINA
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Churchill and Logan: Abbr. : MTS
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Belief : TENET
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"Here!" : TAKEIT
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Env. notation : ATTN
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Some Indochinese : LAOS
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"Das Lied von der ___" : ERDE
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___ leash : ONA
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Caterpillar hair : SETA
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Wall St. deal : LBO
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Advertise : PLUG
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___-Pitch : SLO
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Apartments : UNITS
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Compose : PEN
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Ostrich's production : LARGEEGG
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Tries to pick up : HITSON
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Beginning and end : BEALL
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Rears : STERNS
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"Amen!" : YOUSAIDIT
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Runs : BLEEDS
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It may be below a crest : MOTTO
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Drove drunkenly : WEAVED
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Do home work? : HOUSESIT
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What blossoms do, in poetry : OPE
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Whirling : ASPIN
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Rank below a Lt. j.g. : ENS
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Literary pseudonym : ELIA
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High school dept. : SCI
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Magazines have them : ARMS
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Kit ___ : KAT
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Mallorca, e.g. : ISLA
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Tape measure part : REEL
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Kind of beer : LITE
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"The Taking of Pelham One Two Three" setting : SUBWAY
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Dinsmore of old children's books : ELSIE
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Onetime White House nickname : RON
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Rigg and Ross : DIANAS
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Paragons : IDEALS
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Shot in eightball : MASSE
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Sched. approximation : ETD
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Dungeons & Dragons characters : IMPS
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Memorable Pacino role : SERPICO
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Concrete problem : POTHOLE
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Court-ordered exam, perhaps : DNATEST
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Common request : RSVP
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French 101 word : ETRE
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Cabin component : LOG
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Colorful language : OATH
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Turtle shell : CARAPACE
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Play area : ARENA
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So as not to be heard : ONTIPTOE
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Like a disappointing golf game : ABOVEPAR
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Casino gear : RAKES
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Cuisine : FOOD
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Hotel room features : TVS
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Basket makers : PLAITERS
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"You can count on me!" : ICARE
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Straight : TRUE
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Waikiki wear : LEI
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Cantankerous : PERVERSE
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Firm parts: Abbr. : ATTYS
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Georgia et al., once: Abbr. : SSRS
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Tricky curve : ESS
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Kind of column : SPINAL
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Let go, in a way : PAROLE
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1957 film featuring the subject of this puzzle : ANAFFAIRTOREMEMBER
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Choir singers : ALTI
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The subject of this puzzle, on 5/1/31, the day it opened : WORLDSTALLESTSKYSCRAPER
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Tamable cat : OCELOT
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Gardener's soil : LOESS
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Openers : PASSKEYS
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Key of Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 3 : AMINOR
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What you may do during a 15-Down? : TAKETHEELEVATORTOTHETOP
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Like some cocoa powder : ALKALIZED
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One of a pair of dancers : LEAD
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Sports equipment used with masks : EPEES
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Like a hot club, informally : JUMPIN
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No. crunchers : CPAS
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Salon offering : TINT
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Like some type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Titian's "Venus of Urbino," for one : NUDE
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Transcript stats : GPAS
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Welcomed, as the New Year : RANGIN
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Excellent : AONE
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Many, many moons : EON
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Vintners' needs : VATS
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Out of the ballpark : GONE
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Rail org. : MTA
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Funhouse sounds : EEKS
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1993 film featuring the subject of this puzzle : SLEEPLESSINSEATTLE
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Ins : ELITE
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Tempter : SATAN
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Polluted, in a way : SMOGGY
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Rugby competitor : ETON
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Slips : FALLS
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Single time? : ATBAT
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Mo. in which Bill Clinton was born : AUG
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"Paint Your Wagon" mother of 1951 Broadway : ELISA
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Writing point : NIB
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Prefix with meter : PENTA
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Actress Elisabeth : SHUE
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Lateral opening? : UNI
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Hot stuff : SALSA
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Miracle-___ : GRO
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Tuscan city : SIENA
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Chances : ODDS
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Declaration of Independence signer from Virginia : LEE
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Hold : OWN
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Famous last words : THEEND
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Parts of rulings : DICTA
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Farm enclosures : STIES
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W.W. II agcy. : OPA
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Rousing cheer : OLE
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It has a spring in the middle : OASIS
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Victorian, maybe : PRUDE
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Whatsis : ITEM
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Tit for tat? : SWAP
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Playground comeback : ISSO
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1992 Whoopi Goldberg comedy : SISTERACT
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Automatic course : ROTE
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Modern traveler's need : LAPTOP
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Comeback maker of 10/30/74 : ALI
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Person from the North : LAPP
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Some legal papers : RELEASES
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"___ Fool" (1965 hit) : IMA
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Speech-inspiring figures : OSCARS
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Difficult : ORNERY
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Angels : DONORS
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Potbellies : STOVES
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Central point : THESIS
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Greeting card feature : VERSE
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Choirs' places : LOFTS
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Abner's artist : CAPP
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Fit : ABLE
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Den din : ROAR
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Tel ___ : AVIV
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Officer Malloy of "Adam 12" : PETE
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Solo piece : ARIA
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Day of the month : IDES

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later.

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