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New York Times, Sunday, June 30, 2002

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 73 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 57 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0630 ( 19,227 )
Across
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Requests : ASKSFOR
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Rather : SORTOF
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"General Hospital" actress Ramirez : MARISA
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Antilles isle popular with scuba divers : BONAIRE
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Take your pick : CHOOSE
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Ancient meeting places : AGORAS
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Bathrooms near some shaving detritus? : LOOSBYAWHISKER
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Approve : RATIFY
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Literary tree dwellers : ENTS
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Senseless talk : HOOEY
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Scrap : ORT
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Once called : NEE
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1927 Literature Nobelist Henri : BERGSON
34
Juxtaposed body parts? : NOSEBYHEART
38
Plots : LAYSOUT
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Lumberjack : AXEMAN
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Time in history : ERA
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Cry from a crib : WAAH
44
Fashion accessory : NECKTIE
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Cry of pain : YOWL
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One who selects arithmetically? : CULLERBYNUMBERS
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Island ESE of 74-Across : LANAI
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On : ABOARD
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___ d'Or (prize at Cannes) : PALME
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Swiss river : AARE
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Series opener or finale? : ESS
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Indian royalty : RANI
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Synthetic fiber used in bulletproof vests : KEVLAR
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All's opposite : NOTABIT
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Swiss relative : GRUYERE
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Quickly elapses : RACESBY
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Point on a line : BUSSTOP
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Colorful candy that sticks to the teeth : JUJUBE
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See 54-Across : OAHU
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"___ Dien" (Prince of Wales motto) : ICH
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"Darn it!" : NUTS
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Slur over : ELIDE
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Criticize harshly : RAILON
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Sphere : GLOBE
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Complain in front of a mirror? : WHINEBYTHEGLASS
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See : DATE
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Sticks : BOONIES
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It might say "New Jersey" in Atlantic City : SASH
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Org. for teachers : NEA
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Charm : ENAMOR
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Bissextile occurrence : LEAPDAY
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Moisture around an architect's sketch? : DEWBYDESIGN
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Dangerous flies : TSETSES
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___ corda (musical direction) : UNA
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Itch : YEN
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Refrain from farming? : EIEIO
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River to the North Sea : ELBE
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Whirlpool alternative : MAYTAG
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Messenger's odorous emission? : SCENTBYCOURIER
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Temporary : ACTING
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Distinguished : OFNOTE
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Available, but not at theaters : ONVIDEO
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Portfolio component : STOCKS
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Mercury, for one : PLANET
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Stockbreeding devices : WEANERS
Down
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Skilled : ABLE
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Possible answer to "When?" : SOON
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Underdog's fastener? : KNOTBYALONGSHOT
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Is discourteous to : SASSES
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Do a little stretching? : FIB
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Arm extension? : ORY
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Irish actor Stephen : REA
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"___ gut!" ("All right!"): Ger. : SCHON
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Where Athens and Dublin are : OHIO
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1953 A.L. M.V.P. : ROSEN
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___ Rose : TOKYO
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Verb ending : OSE
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Not agin : FER
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Words often said while kneeling : MARRYME
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First name in mysteries : AGATHA
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Humbug : ROT
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Skater Slutskaya : IRINA
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Not so unpredictable : SAFER
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Hitherto : ASYET
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U.N. arm headquartered in Switzerland : WHO
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Bow or curtsy : OBEISANCE
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Crew member : ROWER
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There's one right and left of center : GUARD
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Shot : STAB
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Benefit : SAKE
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Small role to play : EXTRA
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"A Day Without Rain" singer : ENYA
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Old Renault : LECAR
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Island WNW of 20-Across : ARUBA
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Jacked up : HYPER
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Nonexistent : NULL
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"Friends" baby : EMMA
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"10-4" speaker : CBER
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Mountaineer in peril? : ONEBYALANDSLIDE
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"Where ___?" : WASI
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Shopping aid : LIST
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Hiding spots : LAIRS
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Church area : NAVE
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"___ go!" : LETS
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Salmon ___ : ROE
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Side dishes? : KEPTWOMEN
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Full of excitement : ABOIL
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___ Reader (magazine) : UTNE
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Word said while pointing : YOU
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Former name in Gracie Mansion : RUDY
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Plans a getaway for, maybe : ABETS
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Cowboys' home, familiarly : BIGD
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1995 N.C.A.A. hoops champs : UCLA
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Comic Richard ___ : JENI
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1997 Fonda role : ULEE
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Sails : JIBS
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Hebrew prophet : HOSEA
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Take back, in a way : UNSAY
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Drives away : SHOOS
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Kind of button : RESET
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Honorary titles : AGHAS
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Overseas broadcaster, with "the" : BEEB
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Religious inscription : INRI
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Healthy : HALE
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Nogoodniks : BADEGGS
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Bronx player, in brief : NYYANK
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Look through a keyhole : PEERIN
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"The Count of Monte Cristo" author : DUMAS
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Opposite of kill : ENACT
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"___ go!" : WAYTO
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Actress Davis : GEENA
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Curtain fabric : NINON
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Source of the Mekong River : TIBET
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Oil source : SOY
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Usher follower? : ETTE
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It may have a big head : BEER
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Desire : EROS
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An X could represent it : TIC
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Bread, at times : SOP
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Sports org. with the Grey Cup : CFL
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Daunt : COW
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Top position : ONE
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Charlottesville sch. : UVA

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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