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GONE FISHING

New York Times, Sunday, June 30, 1996

Author:
R. Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 23, Columns: 23 Words: 164, Blocks: 87 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 39 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0630 ( 17,036 )
Across
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Fruit beverage : CIDER
6
Nap : SHAG
10
Muddle : DAZE
14
Contorted : ATWIST
20
"What's in___?" : ANAME
21
Classification in human evolution : HOMO
22
Finely ground quartz used as paint filler : SILEX
23
Intended : FIANCE
24
Spoiler : FLYINTHEOINTMENT
27
Two-time Pulitzer-winning journalist : RESTON
28
Dentist's target : TARTAR
29
Discomfort : UNEASE
30
Went beyond : OVERSHOT
32
Atty.'s org. : ABA
33
Using for subsistence : LIVINGON
36
Boorish : CRASS
37
Biblical suffix : ETH
38
A or B, e.g. : NOTE
40
Marketing ploy : BAITANDSWITCH
43
Advantage : PLUS
44
Bona fide : REAL
46
Incline : LIST
47
Bulgarian monetary unit : LEV
48
Golf shot : CHIP
49
Rambler, for one : ROSE
51
Hunk : ADONIS
54
Ruin : DOIN
55
Overseas network : BBC
58
Without planning : CATCHASCATCHCAN
63
Auto industry regulator: Abbr. : EPA
66
Mt. Blackburn locale : ALASKA
68
Egg-hatching elephant of children's lit : HORTON
69
Waterproof: England::___:U.S. : RAINCOAT
71
O.J. Simpson, once : RUSHER
72
Sen. Hatch : ORRIN
73
Features : ITEMS
75
___importance : OFNO
76
Some radioactive electrons : BETAS
77
Asparagus unit : SPEAR
78
Expands : GROWS
79
Thick waterproof fabric used in cold climates : LODEN
80
Love, overseas : AMOR
81
Fat Albert's creator : COSBY
82
Plant appendage : FROND
83
Schoolmaster's rod : FERULE
84
First president of the Continental Congress : RANDOLPH
86
"Johnny Get Angry" singer Sommers : JOANIE
87
Cobbler's tool : LASTER
88
"Wheel of Fortune" purchase : ANE
89
Whatever it takes : BYHOOKORBYCROOK
93
QB's try to get them : YDS
94
Goblet feature : STEM
96
Party concerns : PLANKS
97
More than impressed : AWED
99
Modeler's medium : CLAY
100
Evidence in a paternity case : DNA
101
Poker holding : PAIR
104
Arp's movement : DADA
107
Plain of Jars locale : LAOS
108
Prepare for unpleasantness : BITETHEBULLET
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"Edward Scissorhands" star : DEPP
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Mtn. stat : ALT
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First name in choreography : ALVIN
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Dressed to the nines : DOLLEDUP
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Dernier___ : CRI
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Currently : NOWADAYS
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Mania starter : MEGALO
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Bungle, with "up" : BOLLIX
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Alarm respondent : ARISER
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Matt Dillon, e.g. : KEEPEROFTHEPEACE
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1963 N.F.L. passing leader : TITTLE
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Broadway aunt : ELLER
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Actress Thurman et al. : UMAS
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Register : ENROL
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Bounced back : ECHOED
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Procter & Gamble brand since 1947 : TIDE
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Subject : TEXT
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Puts back : STETS
Down
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Full-length garment : CAFTAN
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Expecting momentarily : INLABOR
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Contractor's quote : DAYRATE
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Let off : EMIT
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Kind of artery : RENAL
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Library sound : SHH
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Weed : HOE
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Is equivalent (to) : AMOUNTS
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Attacking : GOINGAT
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Turns down : DIMS
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Opposite of a weather : ALEE
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Kind of master : ZEN
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Wrest by force : EXTORT
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From the top : AFRESH
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Stadium divisions : TIERS
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Ted of TV's "Blossom" : WASS
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While officially working : INTHELINEOFDUTY
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Climb like a squirrel : SCOOTUP
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Metric increments : TENTHS
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Position : STAND
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Tampa paper, familiarly, with "the" : TRIB
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Brightly colored : NEON
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Payroll record abbr. : VAC
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Restaurant employee : VALET
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Jr.'s Jr. : III
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Like some responsibilities : CIVIC
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Attention : EAR
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"Backyards, Greenwich Village" artist : SLOAN
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Traveled : WENT
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Campus letter : PHI
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Empiricist John and others : LOCKES
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Didi of "Grease" : CONN
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River to the Moselle : SAAR
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Up and about : ASTIR
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Raid alternative : DCON
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More astute : SHREWDER
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Honoree's spot : DAIS
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Santa___ : BARBARA
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Off Broadway's___Group : BLUEMAN
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Join, for better or worse : CASTONESLOTWITH
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Car thief's destination, often : CHOPSHOP
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Biblical peak : HOREB
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Lineup : ARRAY
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Engine parts : CAMS
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Covered, in a way : PANELED
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Former sinners : ATONERS
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Fragment : SHARD
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The Rockies'___Field : COORS
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O. Henry technique : IRONY
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Picker-upper : TONIC
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College student, for short : SOPH
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Takes without warning : GRABS
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Got out : LEAKED
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___Yeobright (Hardy's native) : CLYM
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Divide : FORK
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Run : FLOW
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Word from a hypnotist : OBEY
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One with quite a fish story : JONAH
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Bygone : OLDEN
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"Kritik der reinen Vernunft" author : KANT
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Sculled : OARED
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___in tango : TAS
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Pop : DAD
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Like French fries and ice cream : CALORIC
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Retreat : PULLOUT
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1984 Steve Martin film : ALLOFME
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Quebec's___d'Orleans : ILE
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Keep secret no longer : DECLARE
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Brandy flavoring : APRICOT
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Woolly : LANATE
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Was loud : BLARED
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Brown, e.g. : IVY
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Nursery rhyme word : TISKET
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Lawn-care equipment : EDGER
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Old English Christmas Dish : BOAR
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Narrow conduit : TUBE
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Image components : PIXELS
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40's-50's actress___Mara : ADELE
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Religious leaders : POPES
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Regarding : ASTO
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Pinochle play : MELD
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Foil relative : EPEE
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Advanced : LENT
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New Haven collegian : ELI
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Assess : TAX
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Presidential monogram : HST

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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