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NAME DROPPING

New York Times, Sunday, June 12, 2005

Author:
Joe Bower
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe Bower

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 68 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Bower. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0612 ( 20,305 )
Across
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One crossing a line : SCAB
5
Major Libyan export : DATES
10
Checkers of entries, for short : CPAS
14
Jock of 1970's-80's TV : EWING
19
It's the end of the world : POLE
20
Volunteer's words : IWILL
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Home of Interstate H1 : OAHU
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School locator : SONAR
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The palest in the entire country? : AMERICASMOSTWAN
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Sauce with pine nuts : PESTO
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Pretty fast, on the highway : SEVENTY
28
Checks a particular box : OPTS
29
Big accident : SMASHUP
31
Eur. smoker : MTETNA
32
Uncle Remus title : BRER
33
Front-end alignment : TOEIN
35
Live : ARE
36
Late conductor Sir Georg : SOLTI
37
Executive's golf score? : PRESIDENTIALPAR
40
English quintet : AEIOU
42
Setting for an "Eloise" book : PARIS
43
Coral reef dwellers : EELS
44
Down : EAT
47
Cover : ALIAS
50
Sign of success : SRO
51
"You don't say!" : GEE
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2000 Democratic campaign slogan? : GREATMINDSTHINKAL
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Plays a prank on, informally : TPS
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Saddle attachment : GIRTH
62
[Ah, me] : SIGH
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___ Hill, home of Theodore Roosevelt : SAGAMORE
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Ingredient of a speedball : COCAINE
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Gaming pioneer : ATARI
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After a while : LATERON
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There are lots of these for sale : USEDCARS
74
Family nickname : NANA
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Delete : ERASE
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Vote solicitor : POL
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Fashion trend featuring white suits and black ties? : KENTUCKYFRIEDCHIC
83
Abbr. next to a telephone number : RES
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Goings on : ADO
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Dirties : SOILS
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RR stop : STA
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Clash : SPAT
90
Black who sang "Killin' Time" : CLINT
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Decorates expensively : GILDS
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Get a new boyfriend? : HAVEACHANGEOFHE
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Detailed map : INSET
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Horologist Terry : ELI
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Drawn-out fight : SIEGE
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Agitated state : SNIT
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Center of a square, maybe : STATUE
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Like some areas prone to flooding : COASTAL
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Hidden valley : GLEN
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Extra : TOSPARE
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Turbine part : ROTOR
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Comparable to a small child's R2-D2 toy? : SOFTASABABYSBOT
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Cubmaster, in Scouting : AKELA
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Film director Petri : ELIO
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Bluebloods : ELITE
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French peak : ALPE
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Villain : BADDY
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Sugary drinks : ADES
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Chest material : CEDAR
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Go like mad : TEAR
Down
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Jerks : SPASMS
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Reawaken : COMETO
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Advanced British academic exam : ALEVEL
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Popular pistol : BERETTA
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Orders : DICTA
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On vacation : AWAY
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Poetic contraction : TIS
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"Get Shorty" novelist Leonard : ELMORE
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Hit the ___ : SLOPES
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Hospital sights : COTS
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One leaving its mark : PAW
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"Caught you!" : AHA
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Inspirations for many outdoor paintings : SUNSETS
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Neighbor of Francia : ESPANA
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Torments : WOES
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Toned : INSHAPE
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Untouched : NATURAL
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Ones proceeding in the dark? : GROPERS
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Navel type : INNIE
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New York ___ : STRIP
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Early 11th-century year : MII
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Team that plays home games in Westwood : BRUINS
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Clark who sang "Poor, Poor Pitiful Me" : TERRI
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Bouillabaisse ingredients : ONIONS
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___ Sci (college dept.) : POLI
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Pizazz : DASH
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County name in nine former Confederate states : LEE
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"___ the Law" (Edward G. Robinson flick) : IAM
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Breakfast container : EGGCUP
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Melodic passage : ARIOSO
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Former Toyota : TERCEL
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1998 Sarah McLachlan hit : ADIA
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Army N.C.O. : SSGT
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Bowled over : GAGA
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On cloud nine : ELATED
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Somewhat : ATAD
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Alan of "Growing Pains" : THICKE
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"___ heavens" : THANK
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Asian carrier, in brief : KAL
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Sacred scrolls : TORAHS
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Oktoberfest toast : PROSIT
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One of the Finger Lakes : SENECA
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Montego or Grand Marquis, for short : MERC
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Scottish refusals : NAES
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Sea eagle : ERN
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Beams : RAYS
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It's available at a "?" sign : INFO
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"Hogan's Heroes" setting : STALAG
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Properly : ARIGHT
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City NE of Venice : UDINE
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D.C. group : CONG
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"Would ___?" : ILIE
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Immigrant's class: Abbr. : ESL
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U.P.S. driver's assignment : RTE
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Kind of soup, in Southern cookery : SHECRAB
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Big oaf : PALOOKA
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Barnstormed : AVIATED
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1990's White House occupant : CHELSEA
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Induction motor inventor : TESLA
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Airheaded : DITSY
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Sharply reproves : SNAPSAT
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Off : ASTRAY
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Tom Clancy subj. : CIA
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"Hold it!" : ONESEC
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"Grand" thing : FINALE
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Patient's condition : STABLE
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Icy moon of Jupiter : EUROPA
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Be on the brink : TEETER
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Dry : SOBER
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Cry from one using a hammer : SOLD
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Mustang competitors : GTOS
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So long : TATA
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Past : OLD
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"A pox on you!" : FIE
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Preceder of 109-Down : BID

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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