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INFESTED!

New York Times, Sunday, May 11, 1997

Author:
Nancy Nicholson Joline
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Nicholson Joline

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 80 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 81 for Ms. Joline. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0511 ( 17,351 )
Across
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Device : GADGET
7
Crescent features : CUSPS
12
1986 P.G.A. Championship winner : BOBTWAY
19
Tell el ___, Nile excavation site : AMARNA
20
Richards of "Jurassic Park" : ARIANA
22
Fair : AVERAGE
23
1980 Oscar winner : TIMOTHYHUTTON
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Makes available : LINESUP
26
Faint : SWOON
27
Alvarado of "Little Women," 1994 : TRINI
29
Primatologists' subjects : APES
30
More like Mrs. Rumpole of books and TV : BOSSIER
33
Some are deciduous : TEETH
34
London park name : HYDE
36
Scarlett's mother : ELLEN
37
Three-time Pulitzer-winning playwright : EDWARDALBEE
41
Tiny one of fiction : TIM
44
Candy counter name : REESE
45
"___ go bragh" : ERIN
46
Mark of uncertainty : ERASURE
48
Tombstone letters : RIP
49
Like a streaker : BARE
51
___ Na Na of rock : SHA
54
St. Francis ___ (French prelate) : DESALES
55
Prevarication : ACTOFLYING
59
View from Chamonix : ALPES
61
Indian prince : RANA
62
Perkins's killer role : BATES
63
___ Detoo, "Star Wars" android : ARTOO
65
They blow with the wind : VANES
66
Boggy land : FEN
67
Form of ID : SIGNATURE
70
Tolkien forest giant : ENT
71
Insults : SLURS
73
Where Diana Vreeland reigned : VOGUE
74
Milne creature : KANGA
76
Like some stories : TALL
77
Special-care job at the cleaner's : SUEDE
79
Reads the riot act to : REPROACHES
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Accommodates : OBLIGES
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Dallas-to-San Antonio dir. : SSW
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Contest in "Ivanhoe" : TILT
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Bachelor's last words : IDO
90
One in an incubator : NEONATE
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Uffizi attraction : ARTE
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Storage area : ATTIC
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Fairy tale creature : ELF
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Sailor's top : MIDDYBLOUSE
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Bit of earthenware : CROCK
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Tax ___ : LIEN
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Waterfall : SAULT
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Museum guides : DOCENTS
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1960 #1 hit "___ Angel" : TEEN
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First name on "Saturday Night Live" : LORNE
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Deficiency : MINUS
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Mother-of-pearl source : ABALONE
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It might make a report for a construction crew : DYNAMITESTICK
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Duped : TAKENIN
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More crushed : SADDER
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"South Pacific" nurse : NELLIE
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Pedal parts : INSTEPS
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Yucky : NASTY
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Requiring a tie : DRESSY
Down
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Hood's rod : GAT
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Aramis, to Athos : AMI
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Weir : DAM
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Brings in : GROSSES
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What vines do : ENTWINE
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Deepest lake in the continental U.S. : TAHOE
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"All the Way" lyricist Sammy : CAHN
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Neighbor of Arg. : URU
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Word to a boxer, maybe : SIT
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Paisleys, e.g. : PATTERNS
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Rumbled, in a way : SNORED
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Hope-Crosby film destination : BALI
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Prefix with duct or form : OVI
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Gunn of "Treasure Island" : BEN
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Escalator feature : TREAD
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Sulked : WASPETULANT
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Flu feature : AGUE
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Cowboy affirmatives : YEPS
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Santa ___, California track : ANITA
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Time past : YORE
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Whaler's org. : NHL
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"The game ain't over till it's over" speaker : BERRA
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Kind of acid : OLEIC
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Was quiescent : SLEPT
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Red ___ (sushi order) : TAI
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"___ Johnny!" : HERES
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Senate sounds : YEAS
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Mocking : DERISIVE
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St. Paul's architect : WREN
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Eliot hero : BEDE
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Personification of peace, in myth : IRENE
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Painted Desert features : MESAS
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New York's ___ Lakes : SARANAC
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Lunch counter order : BLT
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Passing remarks? : AYES
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Mad one of fiction : HATTER
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Santo Domingo-born All-Star : ALOU
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First U.S. college to award degrees to women : OBERLIN
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Strikes out : FANS
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Hindus' holy river : GANGES
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They may be felt on the head : PORKPIES
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Writer Santha Rama ___ : RAU
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Dramatist Lope de ___ : VEGA
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Like Watergate-era Washington : FULLOFLEAKS
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Balder and Odin : GODS
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Knicks great Monroe : EARL
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Problem for a lawn mower : STONE
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Classify : LABEL
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Sondheim's "___ While I'm Around" : NOT
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Like some stoves : SETIN
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Worn : USED
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Cry of Caesar : ETTU
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Arrive at, as a solution : HITON
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It's the law : EDICT
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Drawer oddments? : SOCKS
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Word with park or plan : GAME
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Big circus name : WALLENDA
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Bunk : ROT
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Whistle-blower : ACCUSER
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Valley crosser : TRESTLE
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British mil. decoration : DSO
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Feet containers : YARDS
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Maker of the Grand Canyon, in myth : BUNYAN
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Touch up : EDIT
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Shoreline feature : INLET
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Upright : ONEND
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M. Hulot's creator : TATI
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"My People" author : EBAN
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Eye : LENS
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Not solid : MIRY
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Lunch time, maybe : ONE
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Chill : NIP
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Spots : ADS
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Crossed : MET
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They, in Toulon : ILS
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U.S.S.R., today : CIS
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Essential : KEY

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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