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ON PURPOSE

New York Times, Sunday, May 18, 2003

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 102 for Ms. Joline. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0518 ( 19,549 )
Across
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Shells and twists : PASTAS
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Fund-raiser's target : FATCAT
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Site of Simón Bolívar Airport : CARACAS
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In : ATHOME
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French satellite-launching rocket : ARIANE
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Rigid : ADAMANT
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What stool pigeons do? : SHOWANDTELLON
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What blowhards lack : MODESTY
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___ up (in the bag) : SEWN
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School appointment : DEAN
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Skedaddles : GITS
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Swell party : BASH
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Article in a gazette : UNE
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Enthusiastic drinker at an old English inn? : FLAGONWAVER
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Patriots' grp. : AFC
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Similar : PARALLEL
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Completely : INTOTO
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F.D.R.-era agcy. : NRA
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Actress who was born Margaret Hyra : MEGRYAN
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Meeting needs : AGENDAS
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Movement including astrology and aromatherapy : NEWAGE
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Cheesy snacks : NACHOS
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Draw out : ELICIT
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Novelist who wrote the screenplay for "Gunfight at the O.K. Corral" : URIS
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Suffix with verb : OSE
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Aborigine of northern Japan : AINU
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Workers with green cards : LEGALS
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"Thanks a ___!" : MIL
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Bit part in "Law and Order"? : PERPWALKON
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Maintain : AVER
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Central Park's ___ Fountain : BETHESDA
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Diminutive suffix : ULE
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Discouraged : DETERRED
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They may get into hot water : TEAS
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Member of the Ivanhoe Chorale? : TENORSAXON
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"Whoopee!" : YAY
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"The English Patient" setting : SAHARA
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Comment of betrayal : ETTU
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Always, archaically : AYE
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Spoonful, say : DOSE
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Too : OVERLY
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Was far from respectful : SASSED
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George and Elizabeth : SAINTS
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Haunt : POSSESS
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Trattoria order : LASAGNA
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Sellout : HIT
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Seven-time N.L. batting champ : MUSIAL
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Agreements : ENTENTES
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Madras mister : SRI
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French lottery ticket? : COUPONDETAT
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Same old, same old : RUT
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Author/critic John : LAHR
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Seasonal song word : AULD
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"The fix ___" : ISIN
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Catalan-born Surrealist : MIRO
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Opposite of charge : RETREAT
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Chicken dish for Adm. Peary? : POLARICECAPON
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Set apart : ISOLATE
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Level : EVENED
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Not level : ASLOPE
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Signaled : DENOTED
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Noted libertine : DESADE
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Like some speakeasies : RAIDED
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Skip : PASSUP
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Parthenon figure : ATHENA
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"Psycho" set : SHOWER
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Out of ___ (away) : TOWN
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Commercial suffix with roller : AMA
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Dispatch : SEND
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How flies are attracted to a Venus's flytrap : FATALLY
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Padua's ___ Chapel, with a renowned Giotto fresco : ARENA
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The Everly Brothers' "___ I Kissed You" : TIL
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Water softener brand : CALGON
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Consecrate : ANOINT
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How "12" is expressed in Chinese : TENTWO
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Engine part : CAM
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Building material : ADOBE
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Kind of screen : RADAR
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Infamous Aldrich : AMES
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What the Vegas winner took aboard the plane? : CASHANDCARRYON
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Tunneler : ANT
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Sloppy pen : STY
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Put on hold : DEFER
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Idled : SAT
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Actress Gershon : GINA
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Overseas broadcasting service: Abbr. : VOA
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Delicate : FRAIL
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Ensembles : CASTS
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One of a Latin trio : AMAS
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Turkey part : LEG
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Bigger than med. : LGE
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Once again : ANEW
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Cold dessert : GELATO
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Football team : ELEVEN
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Big uranium exporter : NIGER
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Unfeeling : NUMB
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Great Lakes port : ERIE
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Big cheese of basketball? : WILTTHESTILTON
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Unfeeling : CALLOUS
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Trail sight : HIKER
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Plastic ___ Band : ONO
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Easter, e.g. : SUNDAY
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Chicago airport letters : ORD
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Floods : SPATES
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Big name in eyewear : PEARLE
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Themes : ESSAYS
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Some sisters : AUNTS
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Attends, as a recital : HEARS
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Devon river : EXE
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See 115-Down : EAST
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Colors : DYES
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Letter from abroad : ETA
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Tony-winning Thompson : SADA
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Campus group, informally : SOPHS
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To have, in Le Havre : AVOIR
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Anthropologist Fossey : DIAN
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Magazine with a palindromic name : ELLE
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Friday, e.g.: Abbr. : SGT
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"Gimme ___!" (part of a Duke cheer) : ANE
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Laura Bush's alma mater: Abbr. : SMU
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Vacation destination : SEASIDE
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Caper : ANTIC
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___ notch : UPA
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___ up (like some jalopies) : SOUPED
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Smitten : INLOVE
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Boggles : ADDLES
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Surveyor's equipment : TRIPOD
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One Fodor's guide : EUROPE
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Very high : STONED
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I.R.S. target : CHEAT
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Be on a soapbox : ORATE
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Stale : TIRED
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Author/poet Bates : ARLO
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With 74-Down, part of Asia : NEAR
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49-Down neighbor : MALI
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Free : RID
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Computer attachment? : ESE
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A Kennedy : TED
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Santa ___ : ANA
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Jeff Davis's cause: Abbr. : CSA

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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