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PACK OF 20

New York Times, Sunday, June 20, 2004

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {QV} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 199 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0620 ( 19,948 )
Across
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Club of song : COPA
5
"___ good cheer!" : BEOF
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Follow intently : STALK
14
Score sign : GCLEF
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"In principio ___ verbum" : ERAT
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Gold's is 79: Abbr. : ATNO
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Spread : WIDEN
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"Mule Train" singer, 1949 : LAINE
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Newsman famous for inventing folksy similes : DANRATHER
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Green pear : ANJOU
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Fast food chain since 1964 : ARBYS
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Online business : ETAIL
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"Rose ___ rose ..." : ISA
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Welcome sight after a big storm : MOUNTARARAT
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Kerry or Gore: Abbr. : DEM
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Clear cover : LUCITE
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It's stranded : RNA
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Crumbly salad topping : FETA
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When taps is played : TEN
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1948 election group : DIXIECRATS
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Old air letters : TWA
44
Verne's circumnavigator : FOGG
45
1948-52 Olympic track gold medalist Zatopek : EMIL
46
Grid goals, for short : TDS
47
1987 self-titled million-selling album : CHER
48
One getting strokes? : PURRER
50
Street on old TV : DELLA
52
Rock's ___ Band : ESTREET
55
Is a guest of : STAYSAT
57
"The ___ Sanction" (Trevanian book) : EIGER
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Bad-tempered : CRABBY
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Was not off one's rocker : SAT
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Mermaid feature : TAIL
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Shout made with an outstretched hand : TAXI
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Pro ___ : RATA
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Leader of the pack hidden in this puzzle? : THEPIEDPIPEROFHAMELIN
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Jazz bit : RIFF
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Trade punches : SPAR
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Balance due : DEBT
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Suffix with cannon : ADE
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Panhandle city : JUNEAU
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State bordering Tibet : ASSAM
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Some are in the 90's : OCTANES
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Some : ALITTLE
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Nevil Shute's "___ Like Alice" : ATOWN
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Dude, once : HEPCAT
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Spy ___ Hari : MATA
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Spray producer : UZI
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To be, in Toulon : ETRE
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Place to get conked : PATE
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In the least : ANY
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Setting for a Disneyland attraction : PIRATESHIP
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___ magica (alchemist's work) : ARS
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Rime : HOAR
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Chaps : MEN
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Locations, old-style : STEADS
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Once owned : HAD
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Sitter's headache : SPOILEDBRAT
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Bambi's aunt : ENA
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Mindful (of) : AWARE
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Cut back : PRUNE
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Goes here and there : ROAMS
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Trick : STRATAGEM
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Port containers : CASKS
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Winning : ONTOP
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"Oops!" : UHOH
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Palace resident : RANI
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Bomb trial : ATEST
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Quays : PIERS
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Phnom ___ : PENH
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"Phooey!" : DRAT
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Quit claiming : CEDED
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Make an allocution : ORATE
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Old rival of 41-Across : PANAM
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Longfellow's bell town : ATRI
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Cricket club : BAT
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Moral standard : ETHIC
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Unfair : ONESIDED
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Awhile : FORATIME
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Didn't sink : SWAM
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Cassiterite : TINORE
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Add-on : ADJUNCT
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Irish dramatist Hugh, who won a Tony for "Da" : LEONARD
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Old Danish king who conquered England : KNUT
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Glowers : GLARES
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Weight in gems : CARAT
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Zodiac sign : LIBRATHEBALANCE
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"Only Time" singer : ENYA
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Song ending? : FEST
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Claims : ALLEGES
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Back on board : AFT
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Thankless : UNGRATEFUL
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Cast out : EXILE
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Disraeli, e.g. : TORY
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Nonreaders : ILLITERATES
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Peer Gynt's mother : ASE
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Football Hall-of-Famer Ewbank : WEEB
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Showing signs of culture : ARTY
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This is its brothers' keeper : FRATERNITYHOUSE
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Box : CRATE
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"Hey!" : PSST
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Slickrock Trail locale : UTAH
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What E. coli eat : AGAR
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Doodler's target : SCRATCHPAD
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It goes by rail : TRAM
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Smidgen : TAD
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Commemoration at a seder: Abbr. : EXOD
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Loaded : RIFE
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Res ___ loquitur : IPSA
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Kissers : LIPS
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Vatican treasure : PIETA
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"___ first ..." : IFAT
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"Que ___?" : PASA
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Home of "The Sopranos" : HBO
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What comes to mind : IDEA
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Hotbed : NEST
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Dr.'s magazine : JAMA
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___-Ude (Trans-Siberian Railroad city) : ULAN
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Hole producers : MOTHS
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Claws : TEARSAT
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Rentals: Abbr. : APTS
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It. is there : EUR
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Prepares for editing : WRITESUP
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Drink of forgetfulness : NEPENTHE
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Ice machine : ZAMBONI
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Echo : ITERATE
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Most like a ghost : PALEST
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"Nor heady-rash provoked with raging ___": Shak. : IRE
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Charm : ENAMOR
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Pen chorus : OINKS
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Early priest : AARON
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Cartoon character with a helmet : HAGAR
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Showground : ARENA
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Relinquish : DEMIT
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Spot remover?: Abbr. : SPCA
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Rear end, in a fall : PRAT
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No longer carry : DROP
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Cough syrup amts. : TSPS
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Charge : WARD
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Sound of satisfaction : AHH

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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