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PERSONALS

New York Times, Sunday, June 15, 2003

Author:
Cathy Millhauser
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Cathy Allis

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 142, Blocks: 76 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 77 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0615 ( 19,577 )
Across
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It's found on a casino table : FELT
5
Ship part : HOLD
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Overly stiff : PRIM
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Thrash : WHALE
18
Literally, the God : ALLAH
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This and that : OLIO
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Facing extinction : RARE
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Like an anathema : HATED
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PLAYGIRL, soft-hearted, huggable. Red hair, brown eyes, great smile. Loves kids ... : RAGGEDYANN
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Taliban mullah : OMAR
25
___ friends : AMONG
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Must-do : PRIORITY
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TIRED OF BREAKING UP! Separated white male, looking for togetherness ... : HUMPTYDUMPTY
30
Detected : SENSED
31
"___ fan tutte" : COSI
32
Skip : ELIDE
33
Popular Mazda : MIATA
36
Subject of a psych. experiment : ESP
38
Biblical units : VERSES
42
CATCH ME IF YOU CAN! Warm, sweet, well-rounded guy. Into running ... : THEGINGERBREADMAN
49
Computer key : ALT
50
Homebuyer's concern : RADON
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Bank take-back : REPO
52
Bank claim : LIEN
53
Stat starter : RHEO
54
Intestinal parts : ILEA
55
Form of shiatsu : ZEN
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Italian sub layer : SALAMI
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Isabel II was one : REINA
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Lookouts : SENTRIES
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CUTE, NAUGHTY vegetarian seeks female for fuzzy times in underground digs. Large family not a problem ... : PETERRABBIT
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___ Canals : SOO
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Water tower? : BARGE
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"The Simpsons" regular : APU
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MATURE, FUN-LOVING man, smoker, music lover. Come share a palatial home ... : OLDKINGCOLE
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Teakettle, e.g. : WHISTLER
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Iceberg, for some : PERIL
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A Gallo brother : ERNEST
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Sweets : HON
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Uncle Remus offering : TALE
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"The ___ Boating Song" : ETON
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Stimulus : PROD
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God attended by Valkyries : ODIN
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Curved nail : TALON
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The Everly Brothers, e.g. : DUO
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ENGLISH GIRL, cat lover, party-goer, seeks fellow-adventurer to share dreams ... : ALICEINWONDERLAND
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Slat : SPLINE
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Test material? : DNA
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Bait : TEASE
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Bigwig : NABOB
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Apple cores?: Abbr. : CPUS
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Squeal : TATTLE
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COUNTRY GAL, petite, hopes to recapture what's been lost ... : LITTLEBOPEEP
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Like some steps : MEASURED
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Valuable dentine : IVORY
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Privy to : INON
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BABE MAGNET. Very tall, rugged outdoorsman. Enjoys cutting-edge technology ... : PAULBUNYAN
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Old LP's : MONOS
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I problems? : EGOS
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Big Bad Wolf's doing : EVIL
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Mrs. Gorbachev : RAISA
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French naval station site : BREST
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It's under a foot : SOLE
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Appear on "Fear Factor," say : DARE
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Town near Padua : ESTE
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Bell-bottom feature : FLARE
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Hoopster Baylor : ELGIN
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Former African capital : LAGOS
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Early electronic musical instrument : THEREMIN
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Hall-of-Fame pitcher Waite ___ : HOYT
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Oil of ___ : OLAY
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Architect Maya : LIN
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Crooner from Kakaako : DONHO
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"You swear?" : PROMISE
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Car ferry need : RAMP
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Seeing red : IRATE
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Sophie's player in "Sophie's Choice" : MERYL
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"The Age of Anxiety" poet : WHAUDEN
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Ear's malleus, nonmedically : HAMMER
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On : ATOP
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Fast time : LENT
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Uptight : EDGY
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Certain Dadaist works : ARPS
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Iced : DIDIN
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One who isn't "clean" : USER
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Parlor piece : DIVAN
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Beef : CARP
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Match : AGREE
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Parenting challenges : TEENS
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Anatomical roof : PALATE
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Sir : SAHIB
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Kate Nelligan title role of 1985 : ELENI
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Brown fur : STOAT
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Speaker on the diamond : TRIS
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Revolutionary with a regret : HALE
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Starting place : EDEN
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Flask material : GOATSKIN
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A.L. city on scoreboards : BOS
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Kind of store, once : DIME
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Predecessor of Rabin : MEIR
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Lawyer's argument : REBUTTAL
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Heaven : ZION
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___-midi (French time of day) : APRES
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It may be pulled : LEG
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Emulates Eminem : RAPS
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Stir up : ROIL
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Pour : RAIN
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Adhered : BONDED
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Steinful : ALE
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Commentators' columns : OPEDS
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Abatement : LETUP
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Drivel : DROOL
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Spice Girl a k a Ginger : GERI
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How Capt. Hook lost his right hand, informally : CROC
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Kvetch : WHINE
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Civic leader? : HONDA
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Fa followers : LALA
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Carolina college town : ELON
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Tear : REND
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Emergency job : TOW
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Military school newbie : PLEBE
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Pixels and such : DOTS
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The ___ State (Montana) : TREASURE
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Shrink : ANALYST
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Burn up : INCENSE
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Occiput neighbor : NAPE
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Cornerstone abbr. : ESTAB
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Emcees' deliveries : INTROS
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Theater awards : OBIES
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Beat it : BONGO
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Increased : UPPED
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Bluefin and others : TUNAS
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Ad urging : TRYIT
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Not buy, maybe : LEASE
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Mrs. Garrett of "The Facts of Life" : EDNA
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Life's partner : LIMB
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Actor Novello : IVOR
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General flavor : TONE
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Shooting game : POOL
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Naturalist John : MUIR
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Fashion monthly : ELLE
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Ex of Artie, Frank and Mickey : AVA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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