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HITTING THE SAUCE

New York Times, Sunday, June 19, 2005

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 136, Blocks: 78 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 218 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0619 ( 20,312 )
Across
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Sci-fi carrier : STARSHIP
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Birds with green eggs : EMUS
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Like a record : GROOVED
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Pasta ingredient : SEMOLINA
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At sea : LOST
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Strong and proud : LEONINE
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Brewer's container : TEACADDY
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Saucy political group of the 1840's and 50's? : FREESOYPARTY
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Jazz pianist Jarrett : KEITH
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Per ___ (how budgets may be planned) : ANNUM
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Some football linemen: Abbr. : RTS
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Classic saucy love song? : AIOLIHAVEEYESFORYOU
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Sharp cheese : ROMANO
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Cheep accommodations? : NEST
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How anchovies are packed : INOIL
40
Due : OWING
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Be undecided : HANG
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Without a shirt : TOPLESS
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Pal : MATE
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Saucy health threat, according to the surgeon general? : TABASCOSMOKE
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"___ interested" : NOT
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Choice on a multiple-choice test: Abbr. : ANS
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Nods : DOZES
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Modern ice cream flavor : OREO
57
Unique : ONLY
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Carried away : GAGA
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Gulps down : SWILLS
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Sustenance for Oliver Twist : GRUEL
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Saucy yuletide plan? : HOMEFORTHEHOLLANDAISE
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Spaced out? : APART
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Muffle : DEADEN
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Whom Jezebel worshiped : BAAL
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Rant and rave : VENT
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Dover domestic : CHAR
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Ask (about) : QUERY
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Ranting and raving : MAD
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It may be found in a pocket : ORE
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Saucy payment system? : CASHANDCURRY
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Guitarist Hendrix : JIMI
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Get scolded : CATCHIT
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Chicks follow them : HENS
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Prancer's partner : VIXEN
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___ a beet : REDAS
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Mmes. of Madrid : SRAS
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Driveway surface : PAVING
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Had a saucy relationship? : WERETHEPESTOFRIENDS
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Where clover grows : LEA
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Ghostlike : EERIE
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One of the Seven Wise Men of ancient Greece : SOLON
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Saucy playground apparatus? : TEETERTARTAR
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Go off : MOVEAWAY
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Riders : ADDENDA
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"Able was ___ …" : IERE
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Phone-answering instruction : PRESSONE
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Low wind instrument : BASSSAX
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ID's sought in phishing : SSNS
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Where William the Conqueror conquered : HASTINGS
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Air France flier until '03 : SST
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Ball-bearing item : TEE
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Health standards org. since 1847 : AMA
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Sindbad hid behind its egg : ROC
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Thirst-relieving : SLAKING
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Cab Calloway's signature line : HIDEHO
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Frequent customer support locale nowadays : INDIA
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Cable for money : PAYTV
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Little green man : ELF
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Lamprey relatives : MORAYS
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Online newsgroup system : USENET
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Old British guns : STENS
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Seize, slangily : GLOMONTO
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El ___ (title for Juan Carlos) : REY
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Alley ___ : OOP
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Hot, in Vegas : ONAROLL
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Art appreciation : VIRTU
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Middle-earth beings : ENTS
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TV actress Susan : DEY
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Muslim mystic : SUFI
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Reddish hair dyes : HENNAS
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Cook's drawer : AROMA
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Ann Landers was one : IOWAN
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Drops : OMITS
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Word with turning or memory : LANE
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Head lines, for short? : EEGS
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Man in a corner : ROOK
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"Gosh!" : YIPE
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Thin ice, e.g. : HAZARD
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Copper head? : ABE
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The blahs : ENNUI
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Foot pads : SOLES
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Do : STYLE
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Restaurant option : TOGO
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One who's brand-conscious : COWHERD
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Pleiades pursuer : ORION
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Hawk : SELL
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Fictional Flanders : MOLL
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Ditzy : DAFT
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Uttered : ORAL
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What Hamlet never called his mom : GERT
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DeVille or Bonneville : SEDAN
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They may get rattled : SABERS
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___ : hello :: hooroo : goodbye : GDAY
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Ruination : HAVOC
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Bizet work : OPERA
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"The Fife Player" painter : MANET
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Part of M.I.T.: Abbr. : TECH
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"That's hysterical!" : HAHA
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___ a one : NARY
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Knightly pursuits : QUESTS
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Cemetery sight : URN
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Add to, then stir : MIXIN
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Alter : AMEND
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Makes an impression? : DINGS
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"Bang Bang" singer, 1966 : CHER
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"West Wing" extra : AIDE
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School supporter : STATETAX
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Cartoonist Addams : CHAS
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Baloney : JIVE
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Whips up : CREATES
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Most apt to preen : VAINEST
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View from New York's Grand Central Parkway : SHEA
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Is venomous to : SPITES
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Merit twice : REEARN
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Bears out : PROVES
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Their virtues "have not yet been discovered," wrote Emerson : WEEDS
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"To ___ human …" : ERRIS
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Get-up-and-go : OOMPH
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Plant life : FLORA
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Yeats's "___ and the Swan" : LEDA
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Text pusher : TAB
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Pulver's rank in "Mister Roberts": Abbr. : ENS
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Amt. usually shown in grams : RDA
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Hi-___ monitor : RES
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"___ always say …" : ASI
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Wooed very well : WON
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Director Lee : ANG
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"Absolutely!" : YES

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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