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HI, MOM!

New York Times, Sunday, May 13, 2001

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 73 Missing: {JQWZ} This is puzzle # 97 for Ms. Joline. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0513 ( 18,814 )
Across
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Critics' bestowals : ACCOLADES
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Rock poet Smith : PATTI
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Yeanlings : LAMBS
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Never-ending story : SOAPOPERA
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Causes for complaint : ACHES
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Pole Position company : ATARI
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Brunch offering : HAMOMELET
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Place for graduation? : THERMOMETER
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Holiday times abroad : ETES
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Latin for 61-Down : SIC
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Island where Homer was reputedly born : CHIOS
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Some tributes : ROASTS
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1998 N.L. M.V.P. : SOSA
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Carrere of "Wayne's World" : TIA
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Suffix with morph : EME
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Gloomy one : GUS
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Diamond experts : UMPS
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Warpath goers : BRAVES
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Hippodromes : ARENAS
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1950 Cole Porter song : FROMTHISMOMENTON
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Eastern honorific : AGA
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Pop music's ___ Kim : LIL
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Son-in-law of Muhammad : ALI
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Old Eg./Syr. union : UAR
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Ruling force in Afghanistan : TALIBAN
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Bachelor in Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest" : ALGERNON
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Devoted feminist : SISTER
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Be actorish : EMOTE
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Revolver? : PLANET
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Word of agreement : AMEN
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One who's covered : HMOMEMBER
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Ruckus : ADO
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Bit : TAD
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Londoner's local : PUB
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Prefix with duct : OVI
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One of a famed film family : GUMMOMARX
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University city since 1343 : PISA
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Not optional : NEEDED
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Crazy as ___ : ALOON
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1966 Clavell best seller : TAIPAN
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Comfort : REASSURE
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Importune : ENTREAT
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Bar order : RYE
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Yukon maker, for short : GMC
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Kid : RIB
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Indochinese language : LAO
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Wireless pioneer : GUGLIELMOMARCONI
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Side in a 1999 war : SERBIA
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Comes apart : RAVELS
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In the year: Lat. : ANNO
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Mil. training site : OCS
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Santa ___ : ANA
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Part of a pharaoh's headdress : ASP
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Mann's "The Magic Mountain" locale : ALPS
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Puts on : STAGES
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Primary subject? : VOTES
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Global positioning datum: Abbr. : LAT
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Makeup person? : LIAR
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Stomach soother: Var. : CAMOMILETEA
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Japanese entertainment : SUMOMATCH
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Japanese canine : AKITA
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Transform : ALTER
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Traveler's take-along : ITINERARY
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Published again : RERAN
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Austin Powers portrayer : MYERS
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What an evil spirit does : POSSESSES
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North Carolina county : ASHE
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They may be checked ... in two senses : COATS
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Literary sketch : CAMEO
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Pogo, e.g. : OPOSSUM
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Actor Herbert : LOM
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Extras in the opening of "2001: A Space Odyssey" : APES
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Corner store : DELI
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Set up : ERECT
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Was immobile : SAT
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Route : PATH
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Dropouts they're not : ACHIEVERS
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Peck film of 1976 : THEOMEN
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Least verbose : TERSEST
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Suffix with Darwin : ISM
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Repeated Hope/Crosby co-star : LAMOUR
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Lolling : ATEASE
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Gym equipment : MATS
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Maverick of "Maverick" : BRET
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Some British parliamentarians : SIRS
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Princess Leia ___ of "Star Wars" : ORGANA
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Lived it up : CAROUSED
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2 oz., e.g. : AMT
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Fortran language developer : IBM
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Long-running Broadway musical, familiarly : PHANTOM
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Domed building : SILO
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At full speed : AMAIN
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High-muckety-muck : NABOB
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See 56-Down : AGATE
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More judicious : SANER
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Hoo-ha : FLAP
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Moon valley : RILL
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One of Chekhov's Three Sisters : OLGA
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Oscar winner of 1953 : SINATRA
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Another, in Andalusia : OTRO
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Actress Jane of "Frasier" : LEEVES
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Playing marbles resembling a 43-Down : IMMIES
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Charm : ENAMOR
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Fixed up : REDONE
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See 27-Across : THUS
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War move : EMBARGO
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Long garment : MAXI
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Rainier, e.g. : MONACAN
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___ Park, Fla. : PINELLAS
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Iona College athletes : GAELS
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Arm supports : ULNAE
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___-mouth : MOTOR
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North Pacific island : ATTU
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Person on a check list? : PAYEE
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Spanish peso : DURO
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"Come Back to ___" (old song) : ERIN
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Skater Thomas : DEBI
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Sea raider : PRIVATEER
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Austen novel : EMMA
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Two-time U.S. Open champ : AGASSI
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How bad news may be given : GRAVELY
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Middle of a Michelangelo Antonioni film trilogy : LANOTTE
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Work for eds. : MSS
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Genetic letters : RNA
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Some are clerical : COLLARS
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The Athens of South America : BOGOTA
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Summer cooler? : ICEMAN
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Cartoon canine : PLUTO
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They may be stuffed : PITAS
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___ bleu : SACRE
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Uglify : SCAR
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Receipts : TAKE
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Commander, in Arabic : AMIR
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Listeners : EARS
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Porthos and Athos, e.g. : AMIS
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Plenty : TONS
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"Wide Sargasso Sea" author : RHYS
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Hightail : LAM
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Swill's opposite : SIP
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English author and editor Arthur ___ : MEE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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