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IN OTHER WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, April 8, 2007

Author:
Byron Walden
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Byron Walden

This puzzle:

Rows: 23, Columns: 23 Words: 160, Blocks: 79 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 39 for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0408 ( 20,970 )
Across
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Pot builder : CERAMIST
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Solitaire measure : CARAT
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Court marshal : BAILIFF
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Undying flower : AMARANTH
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Round window : OXEYE
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Condition of the 85-Across : BEINGFAT
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Peacemaker : DISARMER
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Of yore : OLDEN
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Boards : ENTRAINS
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Something that goes for a quarter? : TRIMESTER
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How Peter denied Jesus : THRICE
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The Marx Bros. left Paramount for it : MGM
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Subj. of a library in Austin, Tex. : LBJ
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Opposite of protruding : INSET
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Chaise place : SUNPORCH
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Actress Andersson of "I Never Promised You a Rose Garden" : BIBI
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Delivered a stemwinder : ORATED
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Plant sci. : BOT
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Unification Church member, slangily : MOONIE
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Loaf : DOGIT
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Threw out, as a question : POSED
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Flip out : GOMAD
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"Gold" Fonda role : ULEE
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Like Van Buren's presidency : EIGHTH
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123-Across or 96-Down? : MASKEDAVENGERS
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It may be polar : ROUTE
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Israeli political leader Peretz : AMIR
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Original finish? : ITY
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Howe in the National Inventors Hall of Fame : ELIAS
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Diana on the cover of "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" : DORS
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Snowboard alternative : MONOSKI
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Seize : WREST
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Quadrille designs : GRIDS
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Box ofc. buy : TKT
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127-Across or 91-Down? : BLESSINGINDISGUISE
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God who cuckolded Hephaestus : ARES
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Seating areas : LOGES
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Cause of an explosion : IRE
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Doofus : OAF
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Put (down) : PLUNK
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Old five-franc pieces : ECUS
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23-Across or 19-Down? : UNDERCOVERFBIAGENT
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Not camera-ready? : SHY
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1994 film with the tagline "Get ready for rush hour" : SPEED
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Really big : OBESE
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Bows : ACCEDES
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Wasn't straight : LIED
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Mâcon's river : SAONE
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NNW's reverse : SSE
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Big Southern department store chain : BELK
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"The Trouble With Harry" co-star Edmund : GWENN
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24-Across or 5-Down? : SECRETADMIRERS
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Once across the Rio Grande? : ELEVEN
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Hamburger shack? : HAUS
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Caravaggio's "The Sacrifice of ___" : ISAAC
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Neptune's closest moon : NAIAD
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French textile city : NIMES
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Oxford lengths : METRES
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Norse war god : TYR
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Saloon habitués, slangily : BGIRLS
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Boarders board it : TBAR
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Bordeaux wine : CABERNET
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On ___ (raging) : ATEAR
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Wing : ELL
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Tail : END
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Like some stars : BINARY
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Reddish gem : CARNELIAN
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Most drunken : BEERIEST
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Worth having : OFUSE
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VX, e.g. : NERVEGAS
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Secondary competitions, in some tennis tournaments : BSINGLES
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Piano's counterpart : FORTE
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Words before roof or flag : UNDERONE
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Tabasco and others : ESTADOS
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Let out : FREED
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Course option : PASSFAIL
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Rude character : CAD
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U.K. record label : EMI
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Dorm leaders, for short : RAS
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Smell ___ : ARAT
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Wedded couples : MARRIEDS
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Not forgotten : INMIND
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Flute parts : STEMS
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___ Problem of celestial mechanics : THREEBODY
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Codger : COOT
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Some toll units : AXLES
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Reverse mantra of "The Shining" : REDRUM
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Salt agreement? : AYE
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Circus props : TENTPOLES
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"Don't fight" : BENICE
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It begins here : AITCH
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About : INRE
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J.F.K. alternative : LGA
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"Assuming it's O.K. with you ..." : IFIMIGHT
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Impression of Count Dracula? : FANGBITE
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Second-largest city in Ark. : FTSMITH
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Cereal toppers : BERRIES
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Leaf pore : STOMA
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Sharp fellow? : HONER
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Cut (off) : LOP
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Bud : BRO
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"A Different World" actress : JASMINEGUY
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Candy bar fillings : NOUGATS
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Fake : BOGUS
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Chinese bloomers : TEAROSES
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Person behind bars? : TAVERNER
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Some gowns : DIORS
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Welcome words to a hitchhiker : GETIN
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Dropped from the galleys : DELED
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Undermine : ERODE
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Vandeweghe of the N.B.A. : KIKI
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Not final, at law : NISI
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Strolls : AMBLES
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Ancient deity mentioned 39 times in Allen Ginsberg's "Howl" : MOLOCH
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Slam : DIS
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Serpentine signal : SSS
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Overcaffeinated : WIRED
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"Six Degrees of Separation" playwright : GUARE
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Comedic spiel : RIFF
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A heart often has one : TRUEDESIRE
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Place to keep toys? : KENNEL
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"Shame!" : TSKTSK
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Nobel laureate between Hesse and Eliot : GIDE
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Heads to Harvard or Georgetown, maybe : GOESEAST
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It often features the quadratic formula : ALGEBRAI
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___-10 : PAC
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An Ivy, briefly : UPENN
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Outlaw Kelly : NED
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Make rough : COARSEN
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It's blown : OBOE
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Starbucks order : VENTI
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Unadorned : BASIC
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Rink athlete, informally : ICER
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Trig ratios : SINES
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Seesaw, e.g. : LEVER
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Flee like mice : SCURRYOFF
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Refurbish : SMARTENUP
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Lack of gravity : GLIBNESS
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Cry of relief : WEMADEIT
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Months after Tebets : SHEBATS
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Real downer? : EATER
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One-eyed leader : DAYAN
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Makes a special invitation? : ENGRAVES
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City on Lake Victoria : ENTEBBE
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Tie indicator : ALL
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Dial-up alternative, for short : DSL
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Fancy homes : MANSES
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Land : SECURE
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Puppeteers Bil and Cora : BAIRDS
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Spanish sky : CIELO
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Liking : TASTE
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Dementieva of tennis : ELENA
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Texas metropolis nickname : BIGD
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Portland college : REED
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Maker of the game Dart Tag : NERF
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Transfer ___ : RNA
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Pro : FOR
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Indian state : GOA
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What goes in your nose to make noise? : ANI
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Pommes frites accompanier : SEL

Answer summary: 19 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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