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COULD YOU REWORD THAT, PLEASE?

New York Times, Sunday, April 6, 2008

Author:
Daniel C. Bryant
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Daniel C. Bryant

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Bryant. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0406 ( 21,334 )
Across
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Rocker Ocasek and others : RICS
5
Dwellers along the Dnieper River : SLAVS
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"A ___, petal and a thorn" (Emily Dickinson poem) : SEPAL
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Rtes. : RDS
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1969 self-titled jazz album : ELLA
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United We Stand America founder : PEROT
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Eastern seaboard rte. : USONE
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Greek discord goddess : ERIS
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Tax break for Gumby? : CLAYMANEXEMPTION
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Publication read by drs. : JAMA
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"Steady ___ goes" : ASSHE
28
Motor levers : TAPPETS
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Abjures : DISOWNS
31
Money replaced by the 49-Down : PESETA
33
"Bien sûr!" : OUI
34
Primitive wind instruments : PANPIPES
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Blessing for a shipboard romance? : SEALOVEAPPROVAL
40
Without compassion : ICILY
41
Indisposed : LOATH
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Be indisposed : AIL
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Architect whose epitaph says "Reader, if you seek his monument, look around you" : WREN
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It's short for a long car : LIMO
47
World's longest wooden roller coaster, at Kings Island : THEBEAST
51
Battery type : AAA
52
"Hawaii Five-O" airer : CBS
55
Bridge writer Culbertson : ELY
56
Perhaps doesn't believe witty Rogers? : MAYDOUBTAWILL
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"Let's ___!" : EAT
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Like some single-sex schools : ALLGIRL
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Near-grads: Abbr. : SRS
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Dinner plate scraping : ORT
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___'acte : ENTR
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"On First Looking Into Chapman's Homer" poet : KEATS
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Tribe originally from the Deep South : CHOCTAW
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Wood shop device : LATHE
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Rigor of a fever : AGUE
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"Yoo-___!" : HOO
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"Alley ___!" : OOP
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"Oh, please" : SPAREME
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Enough to hold a lotta iPod tunes : GIG
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End-game maneuvers? : KEYPAWNMOVING
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Turncoat : RAT
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Somalia neighbor: Abbr. : ETH
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Modern address : URL
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Zero interest : NODESIRE
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W.W. II vessels : LSTS
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Choice marbles : TAWS
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End of some 82-Acrosses : GOV
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"Hands Across the Sea" composer : SOUSA
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Writer ___ Rogers St. Johns : ADELA
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Excavate in the white cliffs? : MINEDOVERMATTER
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"A Little Bitty Tear" singer, 1962 : BURLIVES
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United : ONE
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Flamenco cheer : OLEOLE
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Current gauge : AMMETER
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1910s-'20s Dutch art movement : DESTIJL
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Like many "Survivor" contestants : ISLED
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Short ride : SPIN
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Drab Oriental fabric? : GRAYTOILEOFCHINA
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Word before or after "on" : HOLD
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Was a good Samaritan to : AIDED
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Rock genre : METAL
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Blink ___ eye : OFAN
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Born abroad : NEE
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Musts : NEEDS
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Plant swelling : EDEMA
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Communism battler, with "the" : WEST
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Summarizes : RECAPS
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"Maybe" : ILLSEE
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Minor league baseball category : CLASSA
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Greet someone : SAYHELLO
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Hot Springs, e.g. : SPA
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March fast? : LENT
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Metropolitan ___ : AREA
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What people are saying, briefly : VOXPOP
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Promotion : STEPUP
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Apt. overseer : SUPT
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Mechanics give them: Abbr. : ESTS
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Taro dish : POI
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Like half of all terminals : ANODAL
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Leader with a goatee : LENIN
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Say "hallelujah!" : REJOICE
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Sketch sewing-kit stores? : DRAWPINCENTERS
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British fruitcake : SIMNEL
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Fresh : SASSY
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"Same here" : METOO
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Prime minister raised in Milwaukee : MEIR
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Snail shell shape : SPIRAL
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Personification : AVATAR
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"Be a ___!" : PAL
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Kind of alcohol : ETHYL
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Expressed wonder : AHED
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Hops drier : OAST
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"Apologia pro ___ Sua" : VITA
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Kelly or Whitman : WALT
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Waste of a sort : LEAKAGE
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Crooked : ILLEGIT
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Clown's parade memoir? : MYLAUGHTERMILE
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Twaddle : BOSH
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31-Across replacer : EURO
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Decamp : ABSCOND
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One of the four elements : AIR
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Toweling-off place : BATHMAT
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Urban grid : STREETS
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Start to lead? : MIS
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"Holy moly!" : WOW
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Onetime telecom giant : GTE
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Listener : EAR
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Friday, for one : COP
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Dictionary, often : TOME
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Where private messages may be sent?: Abbr. : APOS
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Delay : LAG
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Towel stitching : HERS
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Olive ___ : OYL
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Dear ___ Madam ... : SIROR
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Breath: Prefix : PNEUMO
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1990-'91 war site : KUWAIT
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Shortly : ANON
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Braided : WOVE
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Wood shop device : VISE
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Night owl's TV fare : LATESHOW
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"The House of the Spirits" author, 1982 : ALLENDE
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Grunts : GIS
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___ law (early legal code) : SALIC
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Cause to blush : ABASH
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Criticize harshly : DUMPON
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___ Melodies : MERRIE
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"I ___ appreciate ..." : DOSO
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In installments : ONTIME
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In hijab, e.g. : VEILED
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"L'chaim!" : TOLIFE
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Figure skater Sokolova and others : ELENAS
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Little stinger : REDANT
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Steakhouse shunner : VEGAN
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Not natural : DYED
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Terminal figs. : ETDS
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Leap on a stage : JETE
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Good soil : LOAM
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Summer offering : ADE
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20-Across terminus: Abbr. : FLA

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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