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TEA FOR TWO

New York Times, Sunday, June 20, 1999

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 75 Missing: {JQV} This is puzzle # 87 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0620 ( 18,121 )
Across
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"Much Ado About Nothing" friar : FRANCIS
8
Long Island town with a weather station : ISLIP
13
Diversified : WIDENED
20
Lake of the Four Forest Cantons : LUCERNE
21
Queen topper : TIARA
22
Quite a while back : AGESAGO
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Without change : ASUSUAL
24
Pianist Claudio : ARRAU
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To the extent that : SOFARAS
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Chat : TETEATETE
27
The : DEFINITEARTICLE
29
Film frame : CEL
30
Kin to blackguards and knaves : CADS
32
Some coal carriers : SCOWS
33
Opening run : ABCD
35
Bill passers : ATMS
36
Boulez's New York Philharmonic successor : MEHTA
37
Psalm ender : SELAH
42
Pulitzer playwright Akins : ZOE
43
Carry out : EXECUTE
45
"I'm so glad!" : YAY
46
Biblical question : ISITI
47
Overlooked : UNNOTED
49
Purple shade : PUCE
51
Heavy-duty hauler : OXCART
52
Pretend : LETON
53
Gather with difficulty : SCRAPEUP
57
"Batman" sound effect : BAM
58
Language of Mexico : MAYA
61
A castle of Blackbeard overlooks its harbor : CHARLOTTEAMALIE
63
["Oh my!"] : GASP
66
Russian name meaning "holy" : OLGA
68
"___ your disposal" : IMAT
69
Where Davy Crockett was born: Abbr. : TENN
70
Ghostlike : ASWHITEASASHEET
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Word that's an accidental acronym of a Hemingway title : TSAR
77
Santa Fe-to-Roswell dir. : SSE
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Overwraps : SMOTHERS
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Oversight : LAPSE
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Home with a view : PUEBLO
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Great times : ERAS
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Showed off, as biceps : RIPPLED
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Substantial : AMPLE
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Finish completely, with "up" : MOP
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Juice providers? : OUTLETS
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"___ then I said..." : AND
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Doesn't work : RESTS
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Become a member : ENROL
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Shot maker : HYPO
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Race place : INDY
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Phony : FAKER
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Experience : FEEL
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Wedded : ONE
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Slips, e.g. : INTIMATEAPPAREL
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Uncomfortable : ILLATEASE
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Gourmet sprinkle : SEASALT
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"...___ in the affairs of men": Shak. : ATIDE
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Offender : CULPRIT
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Driving force : IMPULSE
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Mission in "The Thin Red Line" : RECON
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Short solo : ARIETTA
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More lathered : SOAPIER
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Downing Street family, 1955-57 : EDENS
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Is displeased and then some : SEETHES
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One way to fall : FLAT
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Stratagem : RUSE
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Soufflé ingredient? : ACUTEACCENT
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Fit together : NESTED
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Barbaric : CRUEL
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___ the finish : INAT
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Kind of shorts : SELECTED
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"That makes sense" : ITADDSUP
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Begets : SIRES
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1968 British comedy "Only When I ___" : LARF
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Poker player's declaration : IRAISE
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Potbellied : PAUNCHY
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Get way too thin : WASTEAWAY
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Stravinsky and others : IGORS
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Skillful : DEFT
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Morales of "La Bamba" : ESAI
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Bust maker : NARC
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Alike: Fr. : EGAL
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Two teaspoons, say : DOSE
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Itty-bitty bit : IOTA
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Car co. bought by Chrysler : AMC
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Blue, in Baja : AZUL
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Cut to the ___ : BONE
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Can : AXE
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Big drawer? : MECCA
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When early-bird specials often end : SIXPM
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Emergency PC key : ESC
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At risk : LIABLE
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Transport of song : ATRAIN
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Offers? : HITMEN
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Sicilian spouter : ETNA
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Rear end : TUSH
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Zing : OOMPH
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Be off : ERR
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Beats in a pie contest? : OUTEATS
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Got off : ALIT
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Little dog, briefly : POM
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Pennsylvanie, e.g. : ETAT
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"I love you, Juanita" : YOTEAMO
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As well : ALSO
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Like some transactions : CASH
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Like a rat in ___ : ATRAP
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One of a Christmas trio : GASPAR
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Appropriate : ASSUME
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Panoramas : SWEEPS
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Roscoe : GAT
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They rise above sea level : ISLES
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Tee follower? : HEE
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Flynn on screen : ERROL
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Whom "she saw...on a seesaw," in a children's ditty : ESAU
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Where to find Aletsch Glacier : ALPS
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Our world : PLANETEARTH
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Cause to go : SEND
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Swirl : EDDY
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Short order, for short : BLT
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Mount in 1980 news : STHELENS
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Clones, e.g. : REPLICAS
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"Who am ___ judge?" : ITO
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Many a dinosaur : MEATEATER
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Doing kitchen duty, to a G.I. : ONKP
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Set up : PREPARE
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Caustic cleanser : LYE
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Preached : ORATED
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Sulking : INAPET
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Kind of heart or teeth : FALSE
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Was sustained by : FEDON
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Stan's man : OLLIE
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Goddess in "Aïda" : ISIS
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"Little ___" : NEMO
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Spanish appetizer : TAPA
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"The Bronx ___..." : ISUP
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French Sudan today : MALI
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The Owls of the Western Athletic Conference : RICE
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Come-on : LURE
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Whereabouts : SITE
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H H H : ETAS

Answer summary: 10 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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