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That Woman

New York Times, Sunday, April 4, 1999

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Silvestri

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 79 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0404 ( 18,044 )
Across
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Unkind nickname : FATSO
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"Hey ___" (1963 pop hit) : PAULA
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Scrap : SPAT
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Big do : AFRO
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Word from a bird : CHEEP
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Matching felony? : ARSON
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Decathlete's need : POLE
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Shed item : TEAR
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Angel seeker? : CHERUBSCOUT
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Undo : RUIN
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Plane section : TAIL
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Overindulge : GLUT
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Urban alligator's home, they say : SEWER
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Without qualification : FLATLY
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He wrote "The Miser" : MOLIERE
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Category : GENRE
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Slight amount : TOUCH
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Emulates Crosby : CROONS
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Rid of the superfluous : PRUNE
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Murmured softly : SOUGHED
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Smoker or sleeper : CAR
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Blue Grotto cats? : CAPRIPANTHERS
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Johnny ___ : REB
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Unaffiliated record company : INDIE
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Criminal charge : RAP
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Radial need : AIR
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Something to pick : BONE
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Geometric combining form : GON
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Chief : KEY
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Bottom bottom line? : NETHERPROFIT
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Photographers' concerns : FSTOPS
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Mixed bags : OLIOS
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Worries : EATSAT
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Complains sotto voce : MUTTERS
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Second to none : PRIME
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Peanut candy : BRITTLE
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Have an inspiration? : INHALE
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Cappuccino cousin : LATTE
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Norman native : SOONER
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Detect Dan's cologne? : SMELLARATHER
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+ or - item : ION
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Thicken : GEL
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"You Only Live Twice" scriptwriter : DAHL
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Get off the fence : OPT
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Deli order : BLT
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Wall Street worry : PANIC
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Lyrical lines : ODE
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Undead in the water? : VAMPIREBATHER
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Pontiac of song : GTO
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Fine furs : ERMINES
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Before curfew : EARLY
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Execrate : LOATHE
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Concerto movement : RONDO
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Take out membership : ENROL
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Tied up at the marina : BERTHED
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Slugfest souvenir : SHINER
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Opposite of dimin. : CRESC
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Third of a Latin trio : AMAT
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Bumper sticker starter : HONK
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Continental prefix : EURO
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If 50% survives the heat, then...? : HALFWITHERS
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Natural impulse : URGE
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Tater : SPUD
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Digger of early TV's "The Life of Riley" : ODELL
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Stand for Steen : EASEL
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"Calm down..." : EASY
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In billiards, what the English call English : SIDE
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Where Irving is : TEXAS
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Expressionless : STONY
Down
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ABC and NBC overseer : FCC
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A patient may say it : AHH
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Swing site : TEE
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Director Leone of old westerns : SERGIO
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Plenty : OPULENCE
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Word processing command : PASTE
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Compass drawing : ARC
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Canteen grp. : USO
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Bungle : LOUSEUP
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Roof sight : ANTENNA
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Toot : SPREE
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Serve sake, e.g. : POUR
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Fatima's husband : ALI
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Trucker's approval : TENFOUR
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Stick on : ATTACH
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The plume that's mightier than the sword? : FEATHEROFSTRENGTH
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Commuter line : RAIL
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European air hub : ORLY
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Anatomical sac : BURSA
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"Beau Geste" author : WREN
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Schleps : LUGS
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Thirteenth-century starter : MCCI
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Rue Morgue murderer : ORANG
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Kin to a kingfish? : LORDOFTHEHERRINGS
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Stagehand : GRIP
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It's human : TOERR
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Says the rosary : PRAYS
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Acts skittish : SHIES
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Defense mechanism : DENIAL
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Warm-ups : PREPS
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Resort lake : TAHOE
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"The Divine Miss M" : BETTE
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Set up for service : INSTALL
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Master artist's studio : BOTTEGA
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Land in two pieces : KOREA
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Needle point? : NORTH
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Influential group : ELITE
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VCR feature : TIMER
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Eva Duarte, after marriage : PERON
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Seeders make it : RAIN
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Rat : TELL
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Bungle : MISDO
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Like some beds : UNMADE
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Smith or Page : PATTI
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"Sic semper tyrannis" shouter : BOOTH
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Arctic residents : LAPPS
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Alluvial : SILTY
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Ladies' man : ROMEO
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Graceful : LITHE
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"Cinderella" event : BALL
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Divides appropriately : PRORATES
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Dorm dweller : COED
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Hollywood crosser : VINE
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"The Blue Max" actress : ANDRESS
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Surrealist Magritte : RENE
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You can't hear if you're out of it : EARSHOT
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Rich fabric : BROCADE
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Lacquer ingredient : ELEMI
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60's dance : MONKEY
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In addition : ATTHAT
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Destroy by degrees : ERODE
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Bursts into tears : BAWLS
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"Leaving Las Vegas" star : SHUE
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Kibbutz dance : HORA
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Dirty deposit : CRUD
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Reuters rival : UPI
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Roman law : LEX
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Spring training state: Abbr. : FLA
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"___ Beso" (1962 hit) : ESO
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Cartoon canine : REN
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Underhanded : SLY

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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