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CRITIQUING THE CRITICS

New York Times, Sunday, May 30, 2004

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 72 Missing: {Q} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 79 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0530 ( 19,927 )
Across
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Carrier to Kyoto, in brief : JAL
4
Strike gently : PUTT
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Voice : SONANCE
15
Map lines: Abbr. : RDS
18
Liberal D.C. group : ADA
19
Actor Morales : ESAI
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Woodcutter in folklore : ALIBABA
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Leave in a hurry, with "out" : PEEL
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Start of a quote by 102-Across : MOSTROCK
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Carpenter, at times : TENONER
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Present opener? : OMNI
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Inner: Prefix : ENTO
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Impose (upon) : FOIST
29
Quote, part 2 : JOURNALISM
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Slobber : SALIVA
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"Wassup?!" : HIYA
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Base lines : XAXES
36
Lab sights : VIALS
37
Whiskey ___ : AGOGO
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Spat : GAITER
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Quote, part 3 : ISPEOPLEWHOCANTWRITE
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Least ruddy : PALEST
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Sayings of Jesus : LOGIA
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"Take ___!" : THAT
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Stretches : AGES
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Pell-mell : RASH
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Solidifies : JELLS
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Fragrance used in perfumes : MYRRH
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Fix at the blacksmith's : RESHOE
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Szczecin's river : ODER
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Conoco rival : ESSO
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Monet oil "Vétheuil en ___" : ETE
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Quote, part 4 : INTERVIEWINGPEOPLEWHO
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Father's talk: Abbr. : SER
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Furnish : LEND
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Greek goddess of war : ENYO
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More squirmy : EELIER
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Where troops camp after a day's march : ETAPE
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___ Rebellion of 1857-59 : SEPOY
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Tex's friend : PARD
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Annual May event, for short : INDY
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Insect nests : NIDI
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Stroke in calligraphy : SERIF
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Kind of membrane : MUCOUS
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Quote, part 5 : CANTTALKFORPEOPLEWHO
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River through Toledo, Ohio : MAUMEE
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Kindle : SPARK
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Showing evidence of fright : ASHEN
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"The Boondocks" cartoonist McGruder : AARON
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Like some college volleyball : COED
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Theseus' land : ATTICA
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Source of the quote : FRANKZAPPA
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Ed who played Santa Claus in "Elf" : ASNER
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Abbr. on an envelope : ATTN
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Whistler's whistle : TUNE
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Pigged out : ATEATON
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End of the quote : CANTREAD
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Collectibles source : EBAY
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Upwardly mobile type : PARVENU
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"Mi chiamano Mimi," e.g. : ARIA
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Letters of success : SRO
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Snitch : RAT
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Pooh-pooh : SNEERAT
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"Potpourri for 1,000, ___" : ALEX
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Count in a full count : TEN
Down
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King of Scotland, 1567-1625 : JAMESVI
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Keats, to Shelley : ADONAIS
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Exciting time at 82-Across : LASTLAP
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A pop : PER
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Stars and Stripes land, for short : USOFA
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Chalupa alternative : TACO
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Kind of torch on "Survivor" : TIKI
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Waited patiently : SATTIGHT
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World Cup cry : OLE
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Martial arts expert : NINJA
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"Peek-___!" : ABOO
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Half of a TV alien's send-off : NANU
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One with a handle : CBER
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Rake in : EARN
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New version of a song, maybe : REMIX
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Doltish : DENSE
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Pares pounds : SLIMS
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A field may have one : POLARITY
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Patterned fabric : TOILE
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Demonstrates : SHOWSHOW
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Ruthless boss, perhaps : AXER
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Letters on a cognac bottle : VSOP
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"___-hoo!" : YOO
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___ breve : ALLA
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Orders to plow horses : GEES
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Reading pen : GAOL
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"Sense and Sensibility" director, 1995 : ANGLEE
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"Yes" : ITISSO
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Eero Saarinen's ___ Terminal at J.F.K. : TWA
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Prepared without meat or milk : PAREVE
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The cloth : CLERGY
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Added for free : THREWIN
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Drove to hiding in the ground : EARTHED
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It's just an idea : THEORY
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Up : ARISEN
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Like some traits : GENETIC
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Spanish highway : ESTRADA
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See 57-Down : SHE
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55-Down donkey : JENNY
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Blemish : MOLE
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Heraldic border : ORLE
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Go extinct : DIEOFF
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Accelerated : SPEDUP
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Line of clothing : INSEAM
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1924 Olympics star Gertrude : EDERLE
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Internet annoyances : POPUPADS
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Quarterback Manning : ELI
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Fund for a little fun : PINMONEY
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Toll road : PIKE
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Maple genus : ACER
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Rip off : ROOK
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Good name for a flight attendant? : STU
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Advertising figure with a cane : MRPEANUT
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Narrow strip : SLAT
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Place for a turret : TANK
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Spanish bear : OSO
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To be, in Toledo : ESTAR
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Like the best-looking teeth : WHITEST
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Land measure : HECTARE
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Endlessly : ONANDON
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Label on a certain advertising photo : AFTER
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Oranjestad's island : ARUBA
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Rushed : RANAT
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Humor, with "to" : CATER
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1970's sitcom : ARNIE
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Blasts with a ray gun : ZAPS
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Get ___ (bronze) : ATAN
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___ Noël : PERE
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Make way? : PAVE
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Sweet 16 org. : NCAA
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Peer : EARL
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___ whim : ONA
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Line on a cash register receipt : TAX

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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