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LAST ONE IN

New York Times, Sunday, April 7, 2002

Author:
Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 68 Missing: {QX} Scrabble average: 1.72 This is puzzle # 84 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0407 ( 19,143 )
Across
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They lack details : RECAPS
7
Writer's block? : CHAPTER
14
Jazz fan, most likely : UTAHAN
20
It, so to speak : ALLURE
21
Half of a former sitcom duo : LAVERNE
22
Yeti sighter : NEPALI
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"Get lost!" : BEATIT
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Redolent : ODOROUS
25
Saul Bellow book : HERZOG
26
Recovering insomniac's declaration? : IMDOZINGJUSTFINE
29
Annual song ender : SYNE
30
Brian of Roxy Music : ENO
31
U.S.N. noncom : CPO
32
Straight up or straightened up : NEAT
34
Talk for the flock: Abbr. : SER
35
Datebook abbr. : APPT
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Antidepressant medicine : LITHIUM
43
Terrific : GREAT
45
What loons feed on? : CRAZYFISH
48
Hwys. : RTES
50
Cost, in slang : DAMAGE
53
Repairer's read : MANUAL
54
Put a burden on : LADE
56
"Get lost!" : SHOO
58
Bowl org. : NCAA
59
Author LeShan : EDA
60
Union latecomer : HAWAII
62
Book keeper : SHELF
63
Ticker tapes?: Abbr. : EKGS
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Not nobody : SOMEONE
66
Fix up the joint? : REWELD
68
Plus : ASSET
69
Best recording of the "Hungarian Rhapsodies"? : MOSTWANTEDLISZT
73
Maid hirers, maybe : SLOBS
76
It may have three rings : BINDER
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Vet's job : SPAYING
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Circle dance : HORA
82
Cartoon part : PANEL
83
Poet Lindsay : VACHEL
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Heat source, in Huelva : SOL
87
Banned apple application : ALAR
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Home to some 14-Acrosses : OREM
89
Kind of support : TECH
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Crab ___ : NEBULA
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"Phooey!" : DANGIT
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Spanish ayes : SISI
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Service offering private engagements with a despot? : RENTACZAR
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"Contract Bridge for Beginners" author : GOREN
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Ease : COMFORT
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Buggy terrain : DUNE
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Sail through : ACE
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1998 animated film : ANTZ
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Chesapeake Canal locale: Abbr. : DEL
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U.R.L. part : WWW
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Swedish import : SAAB
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National loafers? : THELAZYOFTHELAND
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Architect Palladio : ANDREA
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Indiana county or its seat : LAPORTE
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Bully, e.g. : ABUSER
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"Cosi fan tutte" composer : MOZART
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Mined find : IRONORE
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Belt : REGION
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Existing : INESSE
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Eyeballed : GAPEDAT
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San Joaquin Valley city : FRESNO
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1944 Physics Nobelist I. I. ___ : RABI
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Kr or K, say : ELEM
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Decent : CLAD
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Taurus or Aries : AUTO
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Competition incentive : PRIZE
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Take root : SETIN
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Flow stopper : CLOG
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Muslim pilgrimage : HADJ
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Guarantee : AVOUCH
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Produce beads, perhaps : PERSPIRE
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Introduce : TROTOUT
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Ample, informally : ENUF
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Pine product : RESIN
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Without precedent : UNHEARDOF
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Driver's thingie : TEE
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Loan figs. : APRS
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Result of setting off a smoke bomb in a library? : HAZYSTACKS
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Helpless? : ALONE
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Francophone land : NIGER
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___ me tangere (touch-me-not) : NOLI
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Photog's item : NEG
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It's served in spots : TEA
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Top spots : ACMES
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Home of "La Maja desnuda" : PRADO
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Company with a blue globe logo : PANAM
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Lao-___ : TZU
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Cuba, por ejemplo : ISLA
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Asian tongue : THAI
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Like some gears : MESHED
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Forgiveness of a sort : AMNESTY
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Louts : YAHOOS
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Some pastries : FLANS
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Part of some pastries : SHELL
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Revolutionary War general Thomas ___ : GAGE
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Needle point? : EAST
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Gathered skirt : DIRNDL
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Not very recent : OLDISH
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Suite amenity : WETBAR
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Turn abruptly : SWERVE
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Economic warfare tactic : EMBARGO
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One of les saisons : ETE
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Spring bloomer : AZALEA
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Sauce ingredients, sometimes : WINES
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Feeble : ANEMIC
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Wiped out : SPENT
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Roe source : SHAD
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"Run ___ Run" (1998 film) : LOLA
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Colorful wood cutter? : ORANGEADZE
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Rodeo producer : ISUZU
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Ryan nicknamed the Ryan Express : NOLAN
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Look daggers : GLARE
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High-muck-a-muck : POTENTATE
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Phobia starter : ACRO
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"Mask" star : CHER
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Atlantic or Pacific : TIMEZONE
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A train? : BCD
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Portfolio part, in brief : IRA
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Crush, e.g. : SODAPOP
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Product package abbr. : NTWT
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Degree in math? : NTH
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Angler's equipment : FLYROD
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"Likewise" : ASAMI
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Minolta alternative : CANON
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1983 pseudo-documentary : ZELIG
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It's a shore thing : WHARF
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Artist Max : WEBER
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Support group? : BRAS
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Superman's mother : LARA
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Other, in Oaxaca : OTRA
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They may be shuffled : FEET
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Racer on ice : LUGE
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Closeout caveat : ASIS
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It's a gas : NEON
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Villain played by Joseph Wiseman : DRNO
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Trauma ctrs. : ERS

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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