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EXTRA SYLL-UH-BLES

New York Times, Sunday, June 1, 2008

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 134, Blocks: 76 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 111 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0601 ( 21,390 )
Across
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Diane of "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore" : LADD
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Picture holder : ALBUM
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___ alai : JAI
13
They may be big fellers : SAWS
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Prefix with business : AGRI
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West African coins : LEONES
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On one's ___ : OWN
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World capital formerly a pirate stronghold : RABAT
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Waistband sold in stores? : BUYABLEBELT
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Issue to avoid : HOTPOTATO
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Bad things to share : SECRETS
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Wiser from an ethical perspective? : MORALLYSAFER
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Miller brand : LITE
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Two points? : COLON
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Wellborn folks : GENTRY
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Fighting force trained by Pavlov? : THESALIVATIONARMY
38
Qualifying races : HEATS
39
Auto superseded by the Rambler : NASH
40
Actress Susan of "L.A. Law" : DEY
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Leading man? : ADAM
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Some cloisonné pieces : URNS
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Distresses : AILS
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Put through demeaning rituals : HAZE
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City just west of Silver Springs : OCALA
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Salon selections : DOS
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Kilo- times 1,000 : MEGA
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Mardi ___ : GRAS
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Skirts worn by both men and women : SARONGS
56
Freelance autopsist? : CORONERONTHEMARKET
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Renaissance painter Uccello : PAOLO
61
Lady Bird Johnson's given birth name : CLAUDIA
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Private : INNER
63
Catchy song parts heard on "Name That Tune"? : HUMMABLEBEGINNINGS
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Country with a camel on its coat of arms : ERITREA
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Sign : OMEN
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Captain Hook's mate in "Peter Pan" : SMEE
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X3 and X5 maker : BMW
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Pack carriers : ASSES
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T. ___ Price (investment firm) : ROWE
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Intervals : GAPS
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Animation : BRIO
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Minus : LESS
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Club wielders' grp. : PGA
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Stud farm visitor : MARE
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Crème de la crème : ELITE
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Stones and brickbats? : RIOTINGIMPLEMENTS
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Appointed : CHOSEN
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Attorney general during Reagan's second term : MEESE
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"Metropolis" director : LANG
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Store that peddles political influence? : RENTASENATOR
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Like glass doors, often : SLIDING
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Its bite is worse than its bark : ATTACKDOG
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Boiled lobster's feature? : REDSKELETON
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Be part of the opening lineup : START
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High dudgeon : IRE
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Ankle covering : GAITER
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Barrett of gossip : RONA
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Lots of talk : HYPE
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Smidgen : TAD
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Only beardless one of the Seven Dwarfs : DOPEY
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Fall around Christmas : SNOW
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Testing facilities : LABS
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Flu symptom : AGUE
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Washes without water : DRYCLEANS
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Record keepers, of a sort : DIARISTS
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Mobile phone company : ALLTEL
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Bottom of the barrel : LEES
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Weave's partner : BOB
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Rimbaud's "___ Saison en Enfer" : UNE
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"___ the Wanderer" (1820 gothic novel) : MELMOTH
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Composer Pachelbel : JOHANN
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Gone from the company, maybe : AWOL
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Like many large cos. : INTL
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Evildoer : SATAN
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To the rear of : ABAFT
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It's in the spring : WATER
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Alibi : STORY
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Premium vodka brand, for short : STOLI
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N.F.L. star Grier : ROSEY
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Bug-ridden software releases : BETAS
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Miniature : PYGMY
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Down Under jumper : ROO
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Buchanan's secretary of state : CASS
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Sound of a failure : THUD
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Lifesaver : HERO
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Architect Jones : INIGO
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Ornamental piece of drapery : VALANCE
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Timber-dressing tool : ADZ
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Actress Witherspoon : REESE
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Squirrels' cache : ACORNS
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Word to which a common reply is "Bitteschön" : DANKE
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"Tattered Tom" author : ALGER
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Ensign holder : MAST
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Bacterium that needs oxygen : AEROBE
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Submit : HANDIN
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John of "The Addams Family" : ASTIN
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Self-descriptive fruit : ORANGE
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Cheek teeth : MOLARS
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___ Park, historic home near Philadelphia : GRAEME
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Vin color : ROUGE
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Organic compounds with nitrogen : AMINES
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French aristocrats : COMTES
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Nudge : ELBOW
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Founding member of the Dadaists : HANSARP
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Place to keep Mace : PURSE
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Not quite right : AMISS
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Get better : HEAL
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Slowly : LARGO
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Motivate : IMPEL
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Fighting words : BRINGITON
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Fly-catching aid : MITT
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Depression causes : WOES
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Granola tidbit : OAT
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Willing : GAME
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Appliances with lids : BLENDERS
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Belarus port : PINSK
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Think that might is right? : MISREAD
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It may come with attachments : EMAIL
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Not just sit there : REACT
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Projected onto a screen : IMAGED
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Last number in a column : NET
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Ohm of Ohm's law : GEORG
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Queen of mystery : ELLERY
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2005 Best Picture winner : CRASH
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___ Sorrel (woman in a love triangle in "Adam Bede") : HETTY
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Available by the pint, perhaps : ONTAP
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Rubberneck : STARE
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Alter pieces? : EDIT
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___ Roberts, first inductee into the Romance Writers of America Hall of Fame : NORA
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___-Ball : SKEE
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Inadvisable action : NONO
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Chew on : GNAW
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Per la grazia di ___ (by the grace of God) : DIO
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Brand at a gas station : STP

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

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