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New York Times, Sunday, May 6, 2001

Sport played on a 6-foot by 40-foot strip

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 134, Blocks: 85 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 130 for Mr. Nosowsky.
Jim Horne notes:

In this block-jumping puzzle, clues missing below (like 26 Across) all appeared in print as [See title, and proceed].

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© 2001, The New York Times5/6/01 ( No. 18,807 )
Across
1
Pack : STOW
5
Place to stop for gas : PIT
8
Hatchet handle : HAFT
12
12th-century mathematician : OMAR
16
It's famous for its rapid transit : HARE
17
Fake : BOGUS
19
Lovely, as a signorina : BELLA
20
Whittle : PARE
21
City near Vance Air Force Base : ENID
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Get carried away in Hollywood : EMOTE
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___ Island National Monument : ELLIS
24
Unflashy color : ECRU
25
One way to race : AGAINSTTHECLOCK
28
Greek letters : RHOS
29
"The Grapes of Wrath" star, 1940 : FONDA
31
Jailers : TURNKEYS
32
It has big ears : MAIZE
33
Scooter or sandbagger : SAILBOAT
36
Oxford figures : DONS
37
Play-___ : DOH
38
Calendar column: Abbr. : TUES
39
Rhone tributary : SAONE
41
Goof-offs : TRUANTS
45
Paul Scott series "The ___ Quartet" : RAJ
48
Alphabet quartet : MNOP
50
IV units : CCS
51
Types again : REENTERS
52
One may have 20 lashes : EYELID
54
Culture contents : AGAR
56
Rat-___ : ATAT
57
"Vamoose!" : GIT
58
A definite F : ZERO
59
Notable role for Jenny Lind : LUCIA
61
Cookbook author Rombauer : IRMA
62
Good economic news : UPS
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Bad economic news : RUNAWAYINFLATION
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Like some sermons : LAY
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Part of A.A.U.W.: Abbr. : UNIV
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Much of Chile : ANDES
75
Join : KNIT
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Photo ___ : OPS
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Muck : MIRE
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Mother of the Valkyries : ERDA
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Waiting, in a way : ONDECK
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Take care of : SEEAFTER
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Add years to one's life : AGE
86
Makes it : TAGS
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Stutz Bearcat contemporary : REO
89
Post positions? : EDITORS
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___ Chalmers (old tractor company) : ALLIS
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Tiny percentage in the polls : BLIP
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___ Maria : TIA
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Stamp of approval? : USDA
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Take, as the throne : ACCEDETO
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Cartoon drawing : PANEL
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Church foyer : ANTENAVE
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Start of el año : ENERO
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Expressions of puppy love : ARFS
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Australia : ISLANDCONTINENT
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Aid's partner : ABET
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Pigtail : PLAIT
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Sun Tzu's "The ___ War" : ARTOF
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Female servant : AMAH
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Electrical unit : VOLT
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___ Coeur (Paris cathedral) : SACRE
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Judges : DEEMS
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Dole : METE
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Latin word on a dollar bill : ORDO
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Sport played on a 6-foot by 40-foot strip : EPEE
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Rap's Dr. ___ : DRE
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River near Kassel, Germany : EDER
Down
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Bundle : SHEAF
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They have many dips : TANGOS
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Author Fallaci : ORIANA
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Team member's triumphant shout : WEDIDIT
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Short dogs, for short : POMS
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"It's just a must!" : IGOTTA
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Remarks of disapproval : TUTTUTS
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Greek : HELLENE
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Cast iron and others : ALLOYS
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Calais cops : FLICS
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Mission : TASK
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Silk topper : OPERAHAT
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Military specialist : MACHINEGUNNER
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___ con pollo (Spanish dish) : ARROZ
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Get more out of : REUSE
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Big ___ : BEN
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Very: Ger. : SEHR
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Entices : BECKONS
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Anatomical secreter : ENDOCRINEGLAND
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Food preserver? : ALUMINUMFOIL
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Skier's place : MOUNTAINSIDE
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Make curves : BEND
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Zoo de Madrid attraction : OSO
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Unreal : DREAMT
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Australia's national blossom : ACACIA
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Colorful swimmer : TETRA
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Misstep : TRIP
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Sleek streakers : SSTS
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Ian Frazier book "On the ___" : REZ
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Yes vote : AYE
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1990's TV star : JERRYSEINFELD
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Chat : PALAVER
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Berates : RAILSAT
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Football Hall-of-Famer Groza : LOU
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Gal's company : GUY
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Peace Nobelist Sakharov : ANDREI
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"Peer Gynt Suite" dancer : ANITRA
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Electrician's concern : WIRES
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Disobeyed a zoo sign? : FED
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Gave the go-ahead : OKD
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Ditch : LOSE
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Imitated : APED
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Make absolutely sure : ICE
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Match ender : TKO
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View up and down : OGLE
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Certify : ATTESTTO
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Pasta specification : ALDENTE
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"Marcus Welby, M.D." network : ABC
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Early model for Baryshnikov : ASTAIRE
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Relished : SAVORED
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Boz, for one : PENNAME
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Loosen, in a way : UNLACE
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Hiker? : CENTER
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Swarmed : TEEMED
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Flowery : ORNATE
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Runner Nurmi, the Flying Finn : PAAVO
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Resting spot : ARBOR
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Give ___ on the wrist : ASLAP
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Part of U.S.N.A.: Abbr. : ACAD
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Questionnaire choice : OTHER
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___ dixit : IPSE
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Library book : TOME
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Conditions : IFS

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

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