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HEAR! HEAR!

New York Times, Sunday, June 27, 2004

107-Across : Lacking a sponsor

Author:
Peter Abide and Steven Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Steve Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 75 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Abide. This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York Times6/27/04 ( No. 19,955 )
Across
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Locale for Bo-Peep : MEADOW
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Noted ennead : MUSES
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Sigmoid : SSHAPED
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Offered as proof : ADDUCED
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In concert : ASONE
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Current flowing in the direction of the wind : LEETIDE
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"Long live the king! Long live the king!," for example? : CHANTSOFREIGN
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Pertinent : ONTOPIC
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"Oh, puh-leeze!" : GETALIFE
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Saturn, e.g. : DEUS
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Ambient music composer Brian : ENO
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Addition signs : CARETS
33
1940's-50's leader with a palindromic name : UNU
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1962 war epic, with "The" : LONGESTDAY
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Mixture : OLIO
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Cotton pod in Santiago? : BOLLOFCHILE
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Persian pleasures? : CATNIPS
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Blockheads : OAFS
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Seminary graduate : RABBI
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It can be picked out : ORE
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Prefix with natal : NEO
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Advance, slangily : SPOT
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Load : INSTALL
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Latin lover's word : AMO
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Author Bret's deceptive move? : FEINTOFHARTE
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Missing, in a way : AWOL
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Washout : FLOP
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Witty Bombeck : ERMA
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Movie mogul Marcus : LOEW
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Amoeba, e.g. : BLOB
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Chatterbox : JAWER
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Sit (down) : PLOP
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Down in the dumps : GLUM
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Levee feature : SLOPE
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___ lot (gorged oneself) : ATEA
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Washington locale, with "the" : MALL
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Bookstore sect. : BIOG
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Hebrew leader: Var. : ALEF
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Footnote abbr. : IBID
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Bridal procession area? : AISLEOFWHITE
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F.D.R.-era agcy. : WPA
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Chatterboxes : MAGPIES
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Code signals : DITS
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Former California fort : ORD
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Frick collection : ART
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Work ___ : ETHIC
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Popular music magazine : SPIN
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Consistent moneymaker : CASHCOW
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Quiet before lions attack an animal herd? : PEACEOFGNUS
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Home of 3-Down: Abbr. : OKLA
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Vulnerable area : UNDERBELLY
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She famously married in Gibraltar on 3/20/69 : ONO
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Addict : ABUSER
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Flying Cloud automaker : REO
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Island east of Java : BALI
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Lacking a sponsor : ORPHANED
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Decorative shelters : GAZEBOS
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Herb for one at the Round Table? : THYMEOFKNIGHT
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Kick up a notch : ELEVATE
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"Er ..." : IMEAN
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Feature of the stratosphere : THINAIR
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Abandons : DESERTS
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Sore spots : CORNS
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Curt : SNIPPY
Down
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Fellah : MAC
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Old English letter : EDH
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Town in 98-Across : ADA
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"The Count of Monte Cristo" setting : DUNGEON
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Chess pawns, e.g. : OCTET
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Bridge positions : WESTS
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Name with Dan or San : MARINO
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Earning one's keep, say : USEFUL
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Parisian silk : SOIE
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Side in the War of 1812: Abbr. : ENG
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Goodbye gala : SENDOFF
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Swamp : SLOUGH
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Judo master : SENSEI
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Plenty ticked, with "up" : HET
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___ Z : ATO
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Spoke (up) : PIPED
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Suburb of Minneapolis : EDINA
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Spurious aircraft : DECOY
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___ 180 : DOA
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Bungle : FLUB
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Letter attachments: Abbr. : ENCS
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Ski lodge fare : COCOA
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Door attachment : ALARM
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Dieter's morning routine? : RITEOFWEIGH
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Unwilling : LOATH
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Certain cameras, for short : SLRS
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Place to set cups : TEATABLE
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Bath accessory : LOOFA
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Guaranteed to get : INFOR
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Wren's sound : PEEP
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"___ lied!" : SOI
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Outcry from an eccentric group? : BAWLOFWACKS
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Weak hit : BLOOP
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"Would you look at that?!" : ILLBE
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Boardwalk diversion : STROLL
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Ceremonial splendor : POMP
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Couple of the week, e.g. : ITEM
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Unfamiliar : NEW
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Carter and others : NELLS
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Concedes : ALLOWS
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Unedited : ROUGH
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Old-fashioned water conduit : LEADPIPE
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Catalan composer ___ Nunó, who wrote the music for the Mexican national anthem : JAIME
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In the box : ATBAT
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España, por ejemplo : PAIS
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ESP, they say : GIFT
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Kid carriers : SLEDS
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Flirty wife in "Of Mice and Men" : MAE
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Spring sound : BOING
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Razor brand : ATRA
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Explain to : EDIFY
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Summer Games grp. : IOC
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Drudge : PROLE
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Battling : ATWAR
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Bakery employee : ICER
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Bear's cry : SELL
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Discreet : POLITIC
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Escapist? : HOUDINI
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Jack who wrote "In the Belly of the Beast" : ABBOTT
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Breaks off : CEASES
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11th-century conqueror : NORMAN
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Lets out : UNPENS
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Manhattan area : SOHO
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Exhorted : URGED
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Aussie Wimbledon winner ___ Fraser : NEALE
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Drops off : DOZES
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Crosses with loops : ANKHS
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Neighbor of Togo : BENIN
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___ and terminer (criminal court) : OYER
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Like a jiggermast : AFT
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First family member : EVE
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High jump equipment : BAR
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Dr.'s group : HMO
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Interruption : GAP
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Cool : HIP
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Tax : TRY

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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