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JEWELRY JEST

New York Times, Sunday, May 25, 1997

Author:
Cathy Millhauser
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Cathy Allis

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 134, Blocks: 78 Missing: {FJQX} This is puzzle # 32 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0525 ( 17,365 )
Across
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Where heads are put together : TOTEM
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Skater Harding and others : TONYAS
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"___ behold!" : LOAND
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Tulle's schools : ECOLES
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Popeye's son : SWEEPEA
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Founding editor of the O.E.D. : MURRAY
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How jewelers get absolution? : THEYDOPENDANTS
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Per : APIECE
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"Le Comte Ory" composer : ROSSINI
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Cut forage : REAP
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Super Bowl XXIX winners, informally : NINERS
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Midwestern jewelry article? : CINCINNATIBANGLE
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Cut forests : HEW
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Ends : CEASES
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Mechanical method : ROTE
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Character actress Tessie : OSHEA
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Oscar-winning "Love Story" composer : LAI
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More than big : OBESE
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Tamperer hamperer : SEAL
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Patron of jewelers? : SAINTNECKLACE
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Exudation : SEEPAGE
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Fills the cracks : PUTTIES
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"Snow White" dwarf : SLEEPY
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Notorious Bugs : MORAN
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Subjects of planning : ESTATES
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Actress of "Fame" fame : CARA
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Pippi Longstocking creator Lindgren : ASTRID
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Green : RAW
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Where crazy jewels end up? : THELOONYPIN
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Powers that be : INS
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Section of a pas de deux : ADAGIO
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Diamond great : RUTH
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"Hansel and Gretel" role : SANDMAN
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Stale : DATED
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Mustachioed detective : POIROT
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Run : SMUGGLE
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Bend : INCLINE
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Jewelry disaster? : CALAMITYCHAIN
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Surprise cries : OOHS
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"Picnic" playwright's kin : INGES
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___ Canals : SOO
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Second-oldest country in the Western Hemisphere : HAITI
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Adenauer, a k a Der ___ : ALTE
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Position : STANCE
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Family man : DAD
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Part of a jeweler's education, with "the"? : BIRDSANDTHEBEADS
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Sal and others : MINEOS
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Kind of diagram : TREE
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Comeback : RIPOSTE
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Banderillero's target : ELTORO
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Jeweler's ultimatum? : LOCKETORLUMPIT
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Late-night name : OBRIEN
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"The Mighty Ducks" star : ESTEVEZ
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Bring to a boil? : ENRAGE
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Angora, merino, etc. : WOOLS
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"Springtime-fresh" smokes : SALEMS
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Wind-up toys? : KITES
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Fourfront? : TETR
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Dos cubed : OCHO
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Wing tips' tips : TOES
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Country rocker Joe et al. : ELYS
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Triage team member : MEDIC
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Literary inits. : TSE
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Mine ___ : OWN
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Sparks on the screen : NED
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Aches : YEARNS
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Breathing problem : APNEA
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Assail : SETAT
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Predatory : LUPINE
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Rocket gasket : ORING
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Spinning : AREEL
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Button material : NACRE
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Photography supplies : DYES
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___ depth finder : SONIC
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Shoot for, with "to" : ASPIRE
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Possible source of mermaid legends : MANATEE
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Long : PINE
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Math class, for short : CALC
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Writer Dinesen : ISAK
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Diamond and others : NEILS
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Jersey girl? : BOSSY
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"Chicago Hope" setting: Abbr. : HOSP
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Biblical barterer : ESAU
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Platinum item of jewelry? : WHITEWATCH
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Tolkien tree creatures : ENTS
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Plugging away : ATIT
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Wide expanse : OCEAN
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Acting family of TV and film : BEERYS
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Smudge : SPOT
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Help at the jeweler's? : EARRINGAID
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Over : AGAIN
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Imparts : LENDS
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Peachy-keen : NEATO
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O.T. book : ESTH
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Driving hazard : ALCOHOL
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German river : EMS
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Perry Como's "___ Loves Mambo" : PAPA
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Gateway Arch-itect, to friends : EERO
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Floodgate : SLUICE
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Song words before gal or shadow : ANDMY
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Mariner's need : RADIO
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Fictional Italian town : ADANO
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Others: Sp. : OTRAS
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Acad. : INST
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Hair applications : GELS
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Ugandan with abandon : IDI
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A lot : MUCH
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Turkish title : AGHA
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Prefix with dactyl : PENTA
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Preference : TASTE
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Grammy-winning Ford : LITA
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Tennyson heroine : ENID
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Swedish soprano Birgit : NILSSON
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Land subjugated by 106-Down : MOAB
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"The Last Days of Pompeii" heroine : IONE
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Washer setting : GENTLE
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Honors : ADORES
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100 agorot : SHEKEL
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Writer famous for locked-room mysteries : CARR
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Roman title : EDILE
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"The Hobbit" hero Baggins : BILBO
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Opening : INTRO
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Do maintenance work on : REOIL
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Rubbish : DROSS
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Anatomical roofs : TECTA
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Grit : SPUNK
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Word in Morris code? : MEOW
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Ahab's father : OMRI
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Showed disdain : SPAT
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Shoe-touting bulldog : TIGE
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Tours seasons : ETES
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Figurative brink : EVE
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Pro ___ : TEM
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Bar measures: Abbr. : OZS

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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