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DONE WITH EASE

New York Times, Sunday, May 11, 2008

Author:
Tony Orbach and Patrick Blindauer
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Blindauer

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 69 Missing: {V} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Orbach. This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Blindauer. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0511 ( 21,369 )
Across
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Rooter at the Meadowlands : JETSFAN
8
Lean and bony : ANGULAR
15
Superman, to his father : KALEL
20
Common solvent : ACETONE
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Filled : REPLETE
22
Acid in proteins : AMINO
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State of a bottle-fed baby? : NOWEANSITUATION
25
Woody Allen title role : ZELIG
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Afternoon hr. : ONEPM
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Construction bit : TNUT
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Bleacher : PEROXIDE
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Comme ci, comme ça : SOSO
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Was visibly irked with : GLAREDAT
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Shower with flowers, say : WOO
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Soft drink brand : NEHI
38
A platform in front of Elsinore, in "Hamlet"? : ORIGINALSCENE
44
Contemporary of Duchamp : ARP
47
"Doctor Faustus" novelist : MANN
49
Jazz virtuoso Garner : ERROLL
50
The toe of a geographical "boot" : OMAN
51
Massage therapist's office? : FEELINGSTATION
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Like a Rolek watch : ERSATZ
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Fashion designer Bartley : LUELLA
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Brown alternative : YALE
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"You can ___ horse to water ..." : LEADA
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Sentimentality : GOO
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"Puppy Love" singer, 1960 : ANKA
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Jawaharlal Nehru's daughter : INDIRA
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Rouge roulette number : CINQ
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Group of yo-yo experts? : TEAMDUNCAN
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One willing to take a bullet for Martin or Charlie? : SHEENGUARD
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Neighbor of Hung. : AUST
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Fixes firmly : EMBEDS
79
Shade on the French Riviera : AZUR
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Calypso offshoot : SKA
83
Actor Alain : DELON
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It has banks in Bern : AARE
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Urban area in a Cheech Marin film : EASTLA
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1965 Peace Prize recipient : UNICEF
91
Little Bo-Peep's charges? : ABANDONEDSHEEP
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Catty comments? : MEWS
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87 or 93 : OCTANE
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Turn on an axis : SLUE
98
Alphabet trio : CDE
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Musicians at a marsh? : PEATORCHESTRA
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Numerical prefix : OCTA
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Corrosive chemical, to a chemist : HCL
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Strong and deep : RESONANT
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Oversight : MISS
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Limo feature : JUMPSEAT
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"Road" picture partner for Bob : BING
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"Same here!" : SODOI
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"The joke's ___!" : ONYOU
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St. Paul sixth graders? : MINNESOTATWEENS
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Indonesian island : TIMOR
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Victimizes : PREYSON
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Brewing needs : TEABAGS
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Do : STYLE
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Calendar divisions : SEASONS
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___ Row : EMBASSY
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___ Kádár, 1950s-'80s Hungarian leader : JANOS
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Low-price prefix : ECONO
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"The Love Boat" actress Lauren : TEWES
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Squash, squish or squelch : STEPON
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Head : FOAM
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Gloucester's Cape ___ : ANN
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Chick : NESTLING
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Cuban-born jazz great Sandoval : ARTURO
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Fix : NEUTER
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3.9, e.g.: Abbr. : GPA
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Final: Abbr. : ULT
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Gift with a string attached? : LEI
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Over : ATOP
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Fix-up : RENEWAL
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Buzzers : KAZOOS
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Green card, informally : AMEX
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Leslie Caron title role : LILI
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Home of the Chisholm Trail Expo Center : ENID
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Front of a mezzanine : LOGE
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___ big way : INA
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Casually showed up : ROLLEDIN
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Land west of Togo : GHANA
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The less you see of this person the better : DIETER
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Intro to business? : AGRI
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Alpine region : TIROL
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German biographer ___ Ludwig : EMIL
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___ of the above : NONE
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Romaine : COS
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Online periodical, for short : EMAG
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Warsaw Pact counterforce : NATO
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Automaker Ferrari : ENZO
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Key of Elgar's Symphony No. 1 : AFLAT
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Get the class back together : REUNE
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___-boo : PEEKA
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"Bye Bye Bye" band, 2000 : NSYNC
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Cousin of a camel : LLAMA
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"Aren't I amazing?!" : TADA
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Skirt type : ALINE
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Called : RANG
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Good blackjack holdings : ACES
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Like G8 meetings: Abbr. : INTL
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"There's no such thing ___ publicity" : ASBAD
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Subdue : QUASH
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"My man!" : DUDE
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Resort to violence : USEFORCE
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"Three cheers" recipient : HERO
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Ideal sites : EDENS
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Like some pyramids : AZTEC
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Lined : RULED
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Don, as a sari : DRAPE
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"Luncheon on the Grass" and others : MANETS
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Well : SUMP
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Baby-bouncing locale : KNEE
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Sanyo competitor : AIWA
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Words to live by : OATH
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Hornet, e.g. : NBAER
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Extracted chemical : EDUCT
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"___ of Six" (Joseph Conrad story collection) : ASET
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Hrs. on the 90th meridian : CST
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Addie's husband in "As I Lay Dying" : ANSE
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Stretch ... or a hint to this puzzle's theme? : ELONGATE
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Shop grippers : CCLAMPS
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"And I'm the queen of England" : OHSURE
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Director Mark of "Earthquake" : ROBSON
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Particles in electrolysis : ANIONS
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Slide presentation? : AMOEBA
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Amazon ___ : ANT
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They might be bounced off others : IDEAS
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Troubadour's stock : SONGS
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Wimp : SISSY
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Scribbles (down) : JOTS
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Body of troops : UNIT
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"Well, I declare!" : MYMY
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Summer hangout : POOL
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Poop : TIRE
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Seaborne lackey : SWAB
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Org. interested in schools : NEA
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Albany is its cap. : NYS
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That's "that" in Tijuana : ESO
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Pro ___ : TEM

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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