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UNFINISHED WORKS

New York Times, Sunday, May 11, 2003

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 47 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0511 ( 19,542 )
Across
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Pink-slip : CAN
4
See 118-Across : ALTO
8
Twice cuatro : OCHO
12
Its user can't change it : DIAPER
18
Musician Brian : ENO
19
One in a line : SCION
20
Subject word : NOUN
21
Water nymph with a fatal kiss : UNDINE
22
Bygone greeting : AVE
23
Unfinished Henry James work about Gainsborough's "Blue Boy"? : THEPORTRAITOFALAD
26
Unfinished James Grady work about time-sharing? : SIXDAYSOFTHECONDO
28
Reflux : EBB
29
"Mr. Apollinax" poet : ELIOT
30
Late ___ : FEE
31
Ft. Myers-to-Daytona Beach dir. : NNE
32
Last letter in radio lingo : ZULU
33
Streaked : STRIATE
37
Heater : GAT
40
Talked a lot : NOISED
42
Unfinished Anthony Burgess work about a punctual primate? : ACLOCKWORKORANG
47
Unwarm welcome : HISS
50
Building material : STONE
51
Showroom display : MODELS
52
Suffix with bull or bear : ISH
55
Bon ___ : AMI
56
"Settle down!" : COOLIT
57
Put in stitches : SEW
58
Paddle, in a way : CANOE
60
Milanese mister : SIGNOR
62
Struck, old-style : SMIT
65
Hears : LEARNSOF
67
Unfinished Rudyard Kipling work about a future son-in-law? : THEMANWHOWOULDBEKIN
71
Rosh ___ : HASHANAH
72
Noted honey eater : POOH
73
Collected : REAPED
75
Soil : STAIN
76
Head, slangily : NOB
78
"The Big Chill" director : KASDAN
81
School of thought : ISM
82
Holiday in which to say "Chuc mung nam moi!" : TET
83
Commotion : CLAMOR
86
Ready to be played : TUNED
87
1999 Ron Howard film : EDTV
88
Unfinished Ian Fleming work about James Bond's affection for his boss? : THESPYWHOLOVEDM
91
George Gershwin's first hit song : SWANEE
94
Like some hotels : SRO
95
Peasants' wear : BODICES
98
Result of a big break? : CAST
99
Cab fixtures : CBS
102
Subject of Variety ballyhoo : PIC
105
Round of four : SEMIS
107
Mythical monster : ORC
108
Unfinished Norman Mailer work about strip-searching narcotics smugglers? : THENAKEDANDTHEDEA
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Unfinished Charles Darwin work about mints? : THEORIGINOFSPECIE
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Adder relative : ASP
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Gulf of ___, next to Hainan island : TONKIN
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With 4-Across, part of Silicon Valley : PALO
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Some reservations : ROOMS
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Engine-cleaning brand : STP
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Nonlearner, proverbially : OLDDOG
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One assigned to a bomb? : STAR
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Fantasy author McCaffrey : ANNE
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Stable diet : HAY
Down
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Discontinue : CEASE
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Forge things : ANVILS
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Sartre play set in hell : NOEXIT
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Sore : ACHY
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Inventions : LIES
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"___ the morning" : TOPO
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Switch words : ONOFF
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Busy : ONTHEGO
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Geological sample : CORE
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Blacklisting org. of the 50's : HUAC
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Cheese steak topper : ONION
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Like some ulcers : DUODENAL
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Dope : INFO
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Oklahoma county seat : ADA
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Mushroom cap : PILEUS
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Permit : ENABLE
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Pink-flowered tree : REDBUD
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Winter buildup, at times : STATIC
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Trip choice: Abbr. : RTE
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Viacom-owned cable channel : TNN
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"Dumb" one and namesakes : DORAS
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Go southwest to go south, say : ZIG
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Defeatee : ALSORAN
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Film dog : TOTO
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Life sci. : ECOL
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Hand waver? : ARM
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Round ends? : TKOS
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In the movies : ONSCREEN
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Potato turnover : KNISH
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Floor cleaner : WETMOP
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Newbery-winning author Scott ___ : ODELL
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Like Liz Taylor, many times : REWED
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Eats : HAS
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Mirror : IMITATE
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Expresses boredom with : SIGHSAT
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Flat : INSIPID
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How urgent tasks should be done : SOONEST
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Mag magnate : HEF
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Texas Ranger foe : COMANCHE
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"Dance On Little Girl" singer : ANKA
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Beverage company formerly known as Chero-Cola : NEHI
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___ Jima : IWO
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Became fond of : TOOKTO
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Worn : ABRADED
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Grannies : NANAS
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Trounce : WHOMP
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Trailing business? : UHAUL
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Presidential inits. : HST
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Lic. issuer : DMV
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Restroom label : BOYS
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Many an egotist : SNOB
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"Whip It" band : DEVO
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Sucking the life from : LEECHING
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Presidential inits. : RWR
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"And now ..." sayer : EMCEE
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It may come with charges : TNT
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Desire : HOPEFOR
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Set pieces : DISHES
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Soprano Renata : SCOTTO
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Pittsburgh's ___ Museum : WARHOL
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Climb : ASCEND
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Colon substitute : EMDASH
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Rest of the afternoon : SIESTA
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Ask for : BEG
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Impertinent ones : SNIPS
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Recognizes, briefly : IDS
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Best Director of 1934, '36 and '38 : CAPRA
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Mawkish : SAPPY
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The Police, e.g. : TRIO
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Med. school class : ANAT
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Kind of nut : KOLA
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Luminous sign : NEON
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Big name in pest control : DCON
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Proctor's call : TIME
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Green-lighted : OKD

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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