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NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY

New York Times, Sunday, June 24, 2007

Author:
Eric Berlin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Eric Berlin

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 32 for Mr. Berlin. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0624 ( 21,047 )
Across
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Dogs named for a region of Japan : AKITAS
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Wrapped up : ENDED
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Jazz great Malone : KARL
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Symbol for density : RHO
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Dramatist Ibsen : HENRIK
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Mrs. Gorbachev : RAISA
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Start a pot going : ANTE
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Ref. work with online subscriptions : OED
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Wall Street worker : SECURITIESANALYST
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Clavell's "___-Pan" : TAI
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Sort of : INASENSE
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Select : CULL
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Party's nominees : SLATE
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Wasps' home : NEST
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Catch in the West : LASSO
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Stretch out : ELONGATE
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Terre's counterpart : MER
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Broadway's "The Producers," e.g. : MUSICALCOMEDY
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Some acids : AMINOS
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Like wicker furniture : CANED
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"The Matrix" lead role : NEO
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Carpet choice : PILE
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They might come back to haunt you : FAMOUSLASTWORDS
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Blu-ray players, e.g. : SONYS
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Does dictation, maybe : TYPES
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Short pans : UGHS
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Island in the Aegean : IOS
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Great Society agcy. : OEO
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Game played with a 1/2- to 3/4-inch ball : ROULETTE
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Kind of approval : FDA
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One of the Trumps : IVANKA
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Sotheby's domain : ART
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Alternative title for this puzzle : THEDOCTORISIN
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Elevs. : HTS
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Put over high heat : SEARED
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High degree : PHD
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Car that won the 1939 and '40 Indy 500 : MASERATI
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Might : MAY
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Head honcho : CEO
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Yemen's capital : SANA
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Polynesian carvings : TIKIS
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More than enjoyed : ATEUP
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Appetizers served with sauce : SHRIMPCOCKTAILS
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Prosperousness : WEAL
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Subj. of many conspiracy theories : CIA
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Symbol on a 6 key : CARET
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"You sure got that right!" : ILLSAY
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It might go in a tank : WATERSOFTENER
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Put one by : ACE
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Political prisoner, e.g. : DETAINEE
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One way to be taken : ABACK
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Speaking spot : DAIS
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Language from which lemon and julep come : FARSI
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In ___ rush : AMAD
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Like beaches : ERODIBLE
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Singer DiFranco : ANI
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Elizabeth Dole once led it : DEPARTMENTOFLABOR
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Word with pack or pick : ICE
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Israir alternative : ELAL
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Tempter : SIREN
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Pick of the litter : FINEST
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The, abroad : LES
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10-year prison sentence, in gang slang : DIME
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___ coil : TESLA
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Time out? : SIESTA
Down
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Play co-authored by Mark Twain : AHSIN
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City ENE of Brattleboro : KEENE
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Tawantinsuyu dwellers : INCAS
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Money you can't touch? : TRUST
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Frigid finish? : AIRE
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Like some hot dogs : SKINLESS
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Indians known as the Cat People : ERIES
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Refusal, in Renfrew : NAE
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Coupon offerings : DISCOUNTS
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Mess of pottage buyer : ESAU
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Frontier name, for short : DANL
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___ Kan pet food : KAL
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"___ takers?" : ANY
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Some linemen: Abbr. : RTS
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"C'mon!" : LETSGO
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Gradually substitute : ROTATEIN
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One way to argue : HEATEDLY
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Comics canine : ODIE
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Early 1900s ruler : TSAR
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1960s British P.M. ___ Douglas-Home : ALEC
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Send up or put down : LAMPOON
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Overhead : SMASH
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Brings in : LANDS
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Plaza de toros sounds : OLES
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It's below grade one: Abbr. : NCO
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Cheese place : MOUSETRAP
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Finalize, with "up" : SEW
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1966 Broadway hit with the song "My Cup Runneth Over" : IDOIDO
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"O.K." : YES
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Broadcast worker's union : AFTRA
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Coolidge, Cleveland and Andrew Johnson, once : MAYORS
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Ascribe : IMPUTE
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"O Sanctissima," e.g. : NOEL
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Not free : CAGED
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Strummed an old string instrument : LUTED
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Engine sound : ROAR
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Stinging jellyfish : SEANETTLE
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Sheep's genus : OVIS
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"___ Say," 1939 #1 Artie Shaw hit : THEY
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Co. with a Mercury logo : FTD
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10-Down's father : ISAAC
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Casual dress : KHAKIS
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Historic role played by Jack Palance and Anthony Quinn : ATTILA
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Phone button : OPER
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Superior : CHOICE
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"___ Rappaport" : IMNOT
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Playground taunt : SISSY
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Charms : AMULETS
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Yemen's capital : RIAL
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Rub the wrong way : CHAFE
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Some farm machinery : SPREADERS
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Sharp : ACERB
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"How cute!" : AWW
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Afternoon event : TEADANCE
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Cafes : EATERIES
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Priory of ___, group in "The Da Vinci Code" : SION
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"Whoo-ee!" : MAN
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Starts : KICKOFFS
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Letters before a colon, on TV : CSI
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Burst in on : RAIDED
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Mar, in a way : TEAR
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Prefix with phobia : ACRO
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Prudential competitor : AETNA
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Steak ___ : DIANE
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Parisian priests : ABBES
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"___ My Heart in Monterey" (1927 hit) : ILOST
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Perfect Sleeper maker : SERTA
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Wash out : FAIL
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___ Helens : MTST
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Gaston's girlfriend : AMIE
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Sixth-century year : DLII
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Film director Roth : ELI
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Actress Grier : PAM
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Ginger ___ : ALE
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First word of Dante's "Inferno" : NEL

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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