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New York Times, Sunday, June 19, 2011

111-Down : "Incidentally," in chat rooms

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 143 for Mr. Berry.
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© 2011, The New York Times6/19/11 ( No. 22,503 )
Across
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Nursery sounds : WAILS
6
Bates's "Misery" co-star : CAAN
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Compadre : AMIGO
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Having more than one band : AMFM
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Weapon, e.g., in military-speak : ASSET
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Regarding : ASTO
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Something well-preserved? : WATER
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___ avis : RARA
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"I've heard enough, retail outlet!" : SHUTUPSHOP
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"I agree completely, dog-eared bit of paper!" : AMENCORNER
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What you might get by moving a head? : PEZ
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"Stop right where you are, picture holder!" : FREEZEFRAME
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"One if by land, two if by sea" and others : CODES
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Extinguished, with "out" : SNUFFED
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Spots before your eyes? : ADS
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Alaska Purchase negotiator : SEWARD
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Symbol of royalty in old Egypt : ASP
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Skunk, e.g. : FUR
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Big-screen canine : ASTA
40
Jeans brand : LEE
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The majority : MOST
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"You're in danger, tall hill!" : LOOKOUTMOUNTAIN
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Surname in a Poe tale : USHER
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Check out : OGLE
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Like racehorses : SHOD
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Objectivist Rand : AYN
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"The chair doesn't recognize you, steakhouse and chophouse!" : SITDOWNRESTAURANTS
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Before, to Byron : ERE
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Scorecard blemish : BOGEY
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Lift provider : RIDE
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Vessels with spouts : EWERS
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Light TV fare : SITCOMS
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Sticky seedcase : BUR
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Explorer Richard Byrd's plane : AMERICA
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Writing surface : SLATE
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Make nonsensical notes? : SCAT
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Roast V.I.P. : EMCEE
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Work in the field : SOW
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"I'd be miserable without you, tapestry!" : DONTLEAVEMEHANGING
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D.C.-based news source : NPR
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Australia's Lake ___ National Park : EYRE
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See 93-Across : ABLE
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Inasmuch as : SINCE
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"Goodbye, place I used to live!" : FAREWELLADDRESS
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Philip with a 1975 best seller on C.I.A. secrets : AGEE
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Sistine Chapel ceiling figure : EVE
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Like many sunscreens : OILY
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Cessation : END
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Is 83-Across : CAN
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Big name in California wine : MASSON
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Endorser's need : PEN
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Another name for Buddha : GAUTAMA
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Speak for everyone in the room : ORATE
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"Just keep doing what you're doing, suitcases!" : CARRYONBAGS
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One of the Bobbsey twins : NAN
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"I read you loud and clear, breakfast meat!" : ROGERBACON
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"It was all my fault, gun attachment!" : SORRYSIGHT
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Over again : ANEW
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Pop singer Lopez : TRINI
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Addition to café : LAIT
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Keys in a chain : ISLES
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Amount that's settled for : LESS
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Caddie's offering : WEDGE
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"This looks like trouble!" : OHOH
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Manicurist's aid : EMERY
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Some nest builders : WASPS
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Lacking color : ASHEN
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Diesel engine manufacturer : ISUZU
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Rented out : LET
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Packs : STUFFS
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Checked out before robbing : CASED
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Athlete who wrote "Off the Court" : ASHE
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Complete : ATOZ
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"You're mistaken" : NOPE
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Certificate on a wall, maybe : AWARD
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"___ Pearl" (Jackson 5 hit) : MAMAS
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Gossip subject : ITEM
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One that's passed along : GENE
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Brute of fantasy : ORC
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Sign symbol : ARROW
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Kipling poem about Burma : MANDALAY
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Lack of constraints : FREEREIN
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James of "X-Men" films : MARSDEN
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Lay the groundwork : PREP
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Great body : OCEAN
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Old West gambling game : FARO
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Inevitable : FATED
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"Rugrats" father : STU
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___ artist (film crew member) : FOLEY
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Soprano pineapple and others, briefly : UKES
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Con ___ (tenderly) : AMORE
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Something that shouldn't be flat : SODA
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Patrons of the arts : MUSES
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Green-skinned god : OSIRIS
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Old Jewish community : SHTETL
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Pines : LONGS
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"Puss in Boots" figure : OGRE
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Former carrier name : USAIR
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Land heavily : THUD
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Acronymic weapon : TASER
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"Mr. ___" (1983 Styx hit) : ROBOTO
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19th Amendment beneficiaries : WOMEN
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Cable network with the motto "Not reality. Actuality." : TRUTV
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Panhellenic Games site : NEMEA
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Elementary school grads, typically : TWEENS
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Ascendant : RISING
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Torch bearer : SCONCE
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Key group : CADRE
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Objected to a shearing, possibly : BAAED
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Pines : ACHES
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"Shucks!" : AWGEE
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With deviousness : SLYLY
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Michael of "Juno" : CERA
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Lodge : EMBED
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Diner of 1970s-'80s TV : MELS
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Giveaway at the poker table : TELL
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Make : EARN
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Not just big : GIANT
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Fictional island in two Alistair MacLean novels : NAVARONE
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Augurs : PRESAGES
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Situated at the thigh : FEMORAL
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Bearer of a dozen roses, maybe : WOOER
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A, in Arnstadt : EIN
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Turn down : DENY
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Showing deviousness : CAGY
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Person of Perth : AUSSIE
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Nurses old grudges, say : STEWS
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Runcible spoon feature : PRONG
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Banks known as Mr. Cub : ERNIE
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Wayne's pal in "Wayne's World" : GARTH
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Fish : ANGLE
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TV host with "New Rules" : MAHER
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Unable to relax : ANTSY
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Serious attention : CARE
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Lemon juice, e.g. : ACID
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Home of Hallvard's ruined cathedral : OSLO
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Life saver? : NOAH
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Vivacity : BRIO
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"Incidentally," in chat rooms : BTW
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Philosophy suffix : ISM

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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