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BASKETRY

New York Times, Sunday, June 10, 2001

With 25-Across, what happens when a basket maker drinks too much?

Author:
Cathy Millhauser
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Cathy Allis

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 66 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York Times6/10/01 ( No. 18,842 )
Across
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They're wrapped in wool : LAMBS
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Addis ___ : ABABA
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One treating swelling, perhaps : ICER
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Doll's cry : MAMA
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Like Kublai Khan : ASIAN
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Command that "tracks" Santa : NORAD
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Inkling : CLUE
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Debate position : ANTI
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With 25-Across, what happens when a basket maker drinks too much? : SHECANTHOLD
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See 23-Across : HERWICKER
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Nissan sedan : SENTRA
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Like graduates : ROBED
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How to dress for a ball : FORMALLY
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Overhaul : REDO
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Encumbrance : ONUS
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Superior residence? : ABBEY
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Mata ___ : HARI
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Aspiring basket maker's song? : IFIHADAHAMPER
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Terrain : AREA
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High-profile hairdo : AFRO
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Painkiller made by Bayer : ALEVE
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Singer Boone : DEBBY
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Certain encumbrance : LIEN
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Females with pig-tails : SOWS
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Army uniform fabrics : DRABS
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Barcelona Olympics quest : ORO
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___ Navy : OLD
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Make, then use, a picnic basket? : TWINEANDDINE
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Roller coaster unit : CAR
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Play with clay : KNEAD
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Sunbather's need : TOWEL
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Rub off : ABRADE
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Don't believe it! : MIRAGE
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Under Helios's influence : SOLAR
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Monastery, maybe : PRIORY
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Italian treat : GELATO
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Atomizer output : SPRAY
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Home of the ancient city Colophon : IONIA
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Piercing tool : AWL
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Basket worker's motto? : NOPAINNOCANE
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Co. founded as Western Air Express : TWA
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Detective story writer Manfred : LEE
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Lion in "Narnia" tales : ASLAN
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Actor McGregor : EWAN
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Wing: Prefix : PTER
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"What ___!" ("Ho-hum") : ADRAG
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Spring : ARISE
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Part of an oratorio : ARIA
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Sound worked up : RANT
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Basketry pattern book? : WEAVESOFGRASS
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Purposes : ENDS
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Nixon Commerce Secretary Maurice : STANS
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Bygone player : HIFI
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W.B.A. stats : TKOS
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Bitterness : ACRIDITY
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Consumer reading : LABEL
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Invisible : UNSEEN
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Compliment on basketry? : WHATAMESH
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Fish-basket makers? : CREELPEOPLE
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French pen pal, maybe : AMIE
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Promise and such, in brief : OLEO
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Nets : EARNS
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Liqueur flavorer : ANISE
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Basket-of-___ (yellow perennial) : GOLD
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Give or take : VERB
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Hair net : SNOOD
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Former Renault : LECAR
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Filly : LASS
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Queens stadium name : ASHE
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Personal air : MIEN
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Kind of camel : BACTRIAN
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Pitfall : SNARE
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"A Bug's Life" bug : ANT
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Nuclear theorist Niels : BOHR
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King of 50's-60's comics : AROO
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Panama port : BALBOA
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Supplemental material : ADDENDA
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Freud's ego? : ICH
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G, maybe : CLEF
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Shared currency unit : EURO
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Cover over : REWRAP
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Ghastly : MACABRE
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Bracelet site : ANKLE
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7,300-ft. Nev. peak : MTELY
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Light and open : AIRY
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Music teacher/conductor Boulanger : NADIA
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Fixes firmly : IMBEDS
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___-purpose : DUAL
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Illegally ahead of the puck : OFFSIDE
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Loser : SHEDDER
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Charismatic glow : HALO
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Seed covering : ARIL
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Hit man for the basketry supplier? : REEDKILLER
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Vitamin pill addition : IRON
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British commander who captured New York City, 1776 : HOWE
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Printemps month : AVRIL
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Aim : MEAN
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Basket workers' retirement locale? : BOCARATTAN
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___ bill, opposed by 64-Down : BRADY
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Long ago : YORE
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Zen illumination : SATORI
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Have a relation to : BEARON
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An udder thing : TEAT
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Prairie schooners : WAGONS
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Atari founder Bushnell : NOLAN
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Hickman who played Dobie Gillis : DWAYNE
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See 49-Down : NRA
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Twining stem : BINE
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Lyon king : ROI
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Sounded plaintive : MEWED
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Cordovan, e.g. : SPANISH
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Key person? : PIANIST
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Ball : GALA
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Lean : SPARE
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Norwegian king : OLAV
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Man ___ : OWAR
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Cherished, as a bambina : CARA
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Proceed : WEND
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Foundations may support them : ARTS
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To-be-covered list : AGENDA
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Start of a touch-tone telephone instruction : PRESSONE
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Was expecting : AWAITED
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Dirty : SOIL
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Expunges : EFFACES
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Invite to a penthouse : ASKUP
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Famed sci-fi writer : ASIMOV
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"The Prophet" poet : GIBRAN
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Jerk : SCHMO
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Pursue : TRAIL
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1993 N.B.A. Rookie of the Year : ONEAL
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Like gossiping tongues : AWAG
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Prefix with conference : TELE
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Nieuwpoort's river : YSER
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First name in architecture : EERO
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Jay seen at night : LENO
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"Titanic," e.g. : EPIC
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Designer Schiaparelli : ELSA
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Poetic adverb : NEER
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Elf : HOB
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It's dropped on trips : LSD

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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