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New York Times, Sunday, June 29, 2003

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 68 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 170 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0629 ( 19,591 )
Across
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Bad blood : ANIMUS
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Loose : ATLARGE
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Protozoan : AMEBIC
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Parachute part : CANOPY
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Rescue : BAILOUT
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Solar eclipse phenomenon : CORONA
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Al Capone camping? : CRIMINALINTENT
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Fashions : TRENDS
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Italian painter Guido : RENI
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Office stamp abbr. : RECD
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Often : ALOT
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Code word : DAH
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Requests : ASKSFOR
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Makes sound : HEALS
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Trapped : INABIND
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Study highway design at college? : MAJORINROADS
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Épéeist's move : LUNGE
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Old atlas letters : SSR
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Belafonte catchword : DAYO
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Stone marker : STELE
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"Variations on 'America'" composer : IVES
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Gig after gig : TOUR
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Markers : IOUS
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"Galveston" songwriter Jimmy : WEBB
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Court helper : CLERK
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Average raiser : APLUS
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Con game : STING
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Attacks : MARAUDS
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1984 Cyndi Lauper hit : SHEBOP
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"Quo Vadis" character : NERO
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Elaborate hanging : TAPESTRY
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Son of a son : III
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Religious groups' traveling together? : FLYINGINSECTS
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Stooge name : MOE
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Approve : SANCTION
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Going back in Time? : STET
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Job woe : STRESS
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TV series with the theme "I'll Be There for You" : FRIENDS
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Checkup request : SAYAH
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Em and Bee : AUNTS
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Loose rock debris : SCREE
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Per ___ : DIEM
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Marked, as a paper ballot : XDIN
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Vichy verb : ETRE
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Sport___ (Ford Explorer model) : TRAC
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Focus again : REAIM
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Place to do one's bidding : EBAY
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Blue : SAD
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Nouveau ___ : RICHE
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Folded-up salary check? : PAYINCREASES
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Swears : ATTESTS
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Saw : ADAGE
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Certain school fundraiser : CARWASH
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"Agnus ___" : DEI
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"The Mod Squad" role : PETE
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Fountain request? : WISH
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Circular snack : OREO
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"Enough!" : DROPIT
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Not quitting a building supplies specialty? : STAYINGINDOORS
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Kind of equation : LINEAR
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Musical derived from "Berlin Stories" : CABARET
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Blues great Smith : BESSIE
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Calif. barrio locale : EASTLA
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They don't get any reception : ELOPERS
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City ENE of Atlanta : ATHENS
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Capital on the Gulf of Guinea : ACCRA
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Nostrils : NARES
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Permanently : ININK
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Excessive adulation of a parent : MOMISM
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News org. : UPI
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Part of a definition, maybe: Abbr. : SYN
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Fit : ABLE
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Martial art : TAICHI
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Trees with heart-shaped leaves : LINDENS
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PC key : ALT
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Old World deer : ROE
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Report source : GUN
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Sundance's gal : ETTA
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Follow, as advice : ACTON
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Kind of enemy : MORTAL
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Bard's preposition : ERE
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Secret agent disguised as a clergyman? : BONDINVESTMENTS
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At risk : INDANGER
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Register site : CASHDESK
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Dry gulches : ARROYOS
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Sue Grafton's "___ for Lawless" : LIS
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Rage : FAD
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Sierra Madres resort : OJAI
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Serious hang-ups? : ART
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MGM studios founder : LOEW
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Capital on the Willamette : SALEM
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Creates : BUILDS
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Slaughter : ROUT
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Senate event : DEBATE
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Balance : STASIS
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Hagia ___ (Istanbul landmark) : SOPHIA
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"In order to divide, invert the divisor and multiply," e.g.? : RULEINFRACTIONS
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Obstacle : RUB
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___ Fein : SINN
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Bric-a-___ : BRAC
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Spanish hill : CUESTA
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Pushover : SOFTIE
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Photog's cache : NEGS
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Boiled breakfast dish : GRITS
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Studios, maybe: Abbr. : APTS
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Ballet bend : PLIE
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Fit to serve : ONEA
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Pulpits : ROSTRA
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Agreed with : YESSED
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"___ Cassius has a lean ...": Shak. : YOND
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Jawaharlal's daughter : INDIRA
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Stream of mythology : STYX
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Stable scene : CRECHE
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French way : RUE
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"Later!" : SEEYA
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Chick's tail? : ADEE
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Griller : HIBACHI
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Not pick sides? : STRADDLE
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Points to consider : CRITERIA
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Domestic : MAID
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Apollo's creator : NASA
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Actress Claire : INA
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Record breaker of 1998 : MCGWIRE
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"___ durn tootin'!" : YER
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Observation : ESPIAL
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Ore. setting : PST
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Conductor Fritz : REINER
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Nike logo : SWOOSH
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Tank brightener : TETRA
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Popped up : AROSE
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Small finch : SERIN
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Scams, so to speak : HOSES
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Suffix with opal : ESCE
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Some drillers: Abbr. : SGTS
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Treat like a dog? : PET
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1960-61 world chess champion : TAL
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Blood letters : ABO
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Big mouth : YAP
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Magic grp. : NBA
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Evidence gatherer: Abbr. : DET

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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