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LE PUZZLE

New York Times, Sunday, June 13, 1999

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {JQVX} This is puzzle # 105 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0613 ( 18,114 )
Across
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Eritrea's capital : ASMARA
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Heart contraction : SYSTOLE
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"The ___ Williams Show" of 1960's TV : CARA
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Bearers of calves : WHALES
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Many a Floridian : RETIREE
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Dressed (up) : DUDED
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Alaska denizens : KODIAKS
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Fiasco at the bar? : SLOEGINFIZZLE
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Trial : WOE
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Rural tracts : LEAS
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Lecterns : PODIA
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Hosts : EMCEES
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Minimally : ATAD
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The Baron, of college basketball : RUPP
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Bleaching solution : LYE
35
Maximum : UTMOST
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Direct : REFER
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Jupiter and others : DEITIES
40
"Dream-Land" poet : POE
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Conscription problem? : DRAFTPICKLE
43
City or province of Spain : CORDOBA
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Ornamental attire : SASH
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Dick : TEC
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Fire : CAN
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Crepe de Chine, e.g. : SILK
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Actor Erwin : STU
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"___ fliegende Holländer" (Wagner opera) : DER
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Part of a classical trio : AMAS
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Inexpensive cigar : STOGIE
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Black : SABLE
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A little knight life? : CASTLEPARTY
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Actress Benaderet : BEA
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Desktop problem : CLUTTER
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Unconventional : OUTRE
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Effective : OPERANT
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Pop musician Ocasek : RIC
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Tom's fishing gear? : THUMBTACKLE
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Sound units : SONES
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They can be twisted : ANKLES
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Nerve opening? : NEUR
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Bubblehead : ASS
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It's bigger than a med. : LGE
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Lighten up? : PALE
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"Le Coq ___" : DOR
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Summit gatherers, for short : PMS
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Locale in the game Clue : HALL
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Lampoons : SENDSUP
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Pop stars turned versifiers? : BEATLEPOETS
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Publisher Ballantine : IAN
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How to give a reprimand : STERNLY
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___ nous : ENTRE
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Unruffled : SEDATE
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PC component : CRT
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Kid's ball material : NERF
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"Leaving Las Vegas" actress : SHUE
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Opening at an opening : ACTONE
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March : TROOP
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River to the Colorado : GILA
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Inuit: Abbr. : ESK
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Little laughter while still on the runway? : GROUNDCHUCKLE
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Suggest : CONNOTE
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Dentist's request : RINSE
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Column feature : SUBHEAD
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Amazed onlooker, e.g. : STARER
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Vaulted church area : APSE
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Yields : ASSENTS
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Yield : SAYYES
Down
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Opposite of smooth : AWKWARD
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Marksman : SHOOTER
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Did some quick metalwork? : MADEAFASTBUCKLE
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Ryan's "Love Story" co-star : ALI
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"Get ___!" : REAL
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Poser : ASKER
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S.A.T. takers : SRS
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Shrill cry : YELP
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Cop's contact : STOOLIE
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Do some craftwork : TIEDYE
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Saturnalias : ORGIES
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Princess who observed the Force : LEIA
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Yet, in poems : EEN
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Ancient Incan capital : CUZCO
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Cooper's tools : ADZES
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Sign a new lease : RELET
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Summer quaffs : ADES
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Became faint : DIMMED
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Fahd, for one : SAUDI
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Stench : FETOR
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Light arrays : SPECTRA
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Fallback position : DEFAULT
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Diving maneuver : PIKE
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Very soon after : UPON
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A.C.L.U. concerns: Abbr. : RTS
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Infant's need, for short : TLC
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Oft-framed document : PHD
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___ Grande, Ariz. : CASA
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Bear, in Bolivia : OSO
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Hypothesis about the origin of bracelets? : BIGBANGLETHEORY
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Property recipient, in law : ALIENEE
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"The Life of the Insects" playwright : CAPEK
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Poet who wrote "A thing of beauty is a joy for ever" : KEATS
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Steinbeck's birthplace : SALINAS
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Light brown : ECRU
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Union locale : ALTAR
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Cougar, briefly : MERC
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60's-70's hallucinogen : STP
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Yardarm attachments : TYES
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Jettison : SCRAP
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Cigar end? : ETTE
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Judicious : SOBER
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1984 Peace Prize recipient : TUTU
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Some deer : ROES
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Replies of confusion : EHS
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Spray alternatives : ROLLONS
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Queue before Q : MNOP
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End of a trip : LASTLEG
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Actor Cariou : LEN
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H. Rider Haggard adventure : SHE
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Buggy terrain : DUNE
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According to : PER
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"Buddenbrooks" author : MANN
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Rue Morgue culprit : APE
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One of the Lennon sisters : DIANNE
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Filled : SATED
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Show : BETOKEN
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Full of feeling : LYRIC
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One on a board : TRUSTEE
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Pleasure ___ : SEEKERS
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Benchwarmers : SCRUBS
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Lozenge : TROCHE
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Old money : SCRIP
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Formal jackets : ETONS
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Put out : DOUSE
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Dentist's suggestion : FLOSS
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City on the Yamuna River : AGRA
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So : THUS
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Surveyor's work : PLAT
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Architectural pier : ANTA
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11-member 19th-century org. : CSA
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MS. preparers : EDS
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Vocal objection : NAY

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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