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PARDONABLE CRIMES

New York Times, Sunday, May 7, 2000

Author:
Patrick D. Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0507 ( 18,443 )
Across
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As is proper : APTLY
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Left : WENT
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Cornwall town on Falmouth Harbor : TRURO
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Like some dinners : STAG
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Scenic walk : PASEO
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Flash : IDEA
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German composer Carl Maria von ___ : WEBER
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Something to pay? : HELL
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Publicly disrupting a concerto? : BREAKINGINTOSONG
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Not deceived by : ONTO
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Doing counterfeit sculpture? : FORGINGAHEAD
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Augurs : BODES
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Edge : LIP
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Blood pigment : HEME
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It's impolite : SNORT
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Handles the reception : CATERS
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Impossible score, in U.S. football : ONE
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Car accessory : ALARM
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Informal term of address, in Britain : GUV
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Council honcho : CHAIR
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Cricket player : BATSMAN
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Valentine figure : AMORETTO
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Catches : NABS
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Asian kingdom : BHUTAN
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Difficulties for wedding planners, maybe : EXES
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Pianist's challenge : ARPEGGIO
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Actress Skye : IONE
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Lifeboat lowerer : DAVIT
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Cryer in movies : JON
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Aim : INTEND
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"Last Essays of ___," 1833 : ELIA
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Thou of thous : MIL
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Animated show on Nickelodeon : DOUG
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Utmost : NTH
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Do business : DEAL
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Canceling a newsmagazine? : KILLINGTIME
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Young newts : EFTS
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Tocqueville's here : ICI
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Beloved family member : NANA
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A cuppa : TEA
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Kind of drop : MAIL
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It's eaten with a cracker : WALNUT
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Startled cry : EEK
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Mountain in Genesis : HOREB
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Meat stew, for short : OLLA
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Scriptural elucidations : EXEGESES
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Place to sleep, in Britain : DOSS
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Places to sleep : ROOSTS
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Informal letter signoff : BEST
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At no charge : COSTFREE
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Sly coverup : VARNISH
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Rulers with thrones : SHAHS
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Rule opposed by Gandhi : RAJ
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Appliance maker : AMANA
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___ kwon do : TAE
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Ally in Hollywood : SHEEDY
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Stench : FETOR
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Mathematician Turing : ALAN
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Company report abbr. : YTD
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Dotty inventor? : MORSE
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Pilfering from a fertility lab? : POACHINGEGGS
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Its motto is "Industry" : UTAH
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Robbing factory workers? : HOLDINGUPTHELINE
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Seized vehicle : REPO
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1948 Literature Nobelist : ELIOT
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Comics dog : ODIE
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Not built-up : RURAL
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Sped : FLEW
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Indiana's state flower : PEONY
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Bit of thatch : REED
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"The Herne's Egg" playwright : YEATS
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P.D. broadcast : APB
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Score that's "saved" : PAR
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Lao-___ : TSE
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Table extender : LEAF
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1923 earthquake site : YOKOHAMA
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Flight formation flier : WINGMAN
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Less at ease : EDGIER
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It's declining in Germany : NEIN
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Flavors : TANGS
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Like many TV movies : TWOHOUR
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Bank amount : RESERVE
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Sinker : UBOAT
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Split : REND
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Internet address ending : ORG
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Gunning down a night traveler? : SHOOTINGTHEMOON
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Time of early youth : TENDERAGE
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Refit : ALTER
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It may reflect well on you : GLOSS
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Big wool source : IRELAND
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They have many bends : TANGOS
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It's heard from the herd : BAA
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Pushed (for) : LOBBIED
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Financially compromised : INAHOLE
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Funnellike flower : PETUNIA
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Woman's shoe with a stiltlike sole : CHOPINE
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Jawbones : MAXILLAE
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Municipal bldg. : CTR
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Burglarizing a museum exhibition? : STEALINGTHESHOW
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Assembled : MET
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City near Gibraltar : TANGIERS
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Garbage ___ : BIN
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Where to set down roots? : SOD
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Depravity : EVILNESS
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Suffix with differ : ENT
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Bon ___ : AMI
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Nudge : JOG
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Sailing : OUTTOSEA
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Bio. evidence : DNA
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Like some lawn displays : KITSCHY
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Sign : INK
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Fannie or Ginnie follower : MAE
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Lying : FALSITY
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Attacks on horseback : TILTSAT
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Cut : SLASHED
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Stick on a table : CUE
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CBS, e.g., slangily : WEB
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Feller : AXE
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Gibbon, for one : LESSERAPE
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Irrigation tool : HOE
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Hamlet portrayer, 1996 : BRANAGH
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Driver of a four-horse chariot, in myth : EOS
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"Right Place, Wrong Time" singer, 1973 : DRJOHN
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Citrus garden : ORANGERY
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Trample : TREADON
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Prosperous times, informally : FATCITY
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Like many Rolls-Royces : VALETED
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Suffix on fruit names : ADE
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Trinket stealer : MAGPIE
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Once-popular children's TV character : SMURF
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Hailey best seller : HOTEL
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Page number : FOLIO
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Hardship : RIGOR
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Gondolier's need : POLE
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Art class model : NUDE
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Swing about : SLUE
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Not square : HEP
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"Patriot Games" grp. : IRA
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Critic Hentoff : NAT
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Bygone Manhattan sights : ELS

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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