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CAGEY ANSWERS

New York Times, Sunday, June 5, 2011

Author:
Yaakov Bendavid
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Yaakov Bendavid

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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Bendavid. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0605 ( 22,489 )
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Chickens, e.g. : BIRDS
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Workers with hammers : SMITHS
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Punch relative : ADE
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Captain of fiction : NEMO
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Enthusiastically accepted : ATEUP
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Facing : TOWARD
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Coffeehouse fixture : URN
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Take ___ (go swimming) : ADIP
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Not secure : RISKY
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How organized philosophers deal with ideas? : ONETHINKATATIME
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Like about 20% of the world's land area : ASIAN
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Gillette product : ATRA
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Bronchodilator user : ASTHMATIC
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Highway S-curve? : KINKOFTHEROAD
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Vex : RILE
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Composer Charles : IVES
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Playbook figures : XSANDOS
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Pulled off : DID
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Reinforcing bracket : GUSSET
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Bygone copy : MIMEO
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Suffix with Ecuador : EAN
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Software basis : CODE
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Spanish article : UNA
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Countess bankrupts St. Louis N.H.L. team? : LADYSINKSTHEBLUES
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Some 35mm cameras : SLRS
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Actor Wilson : OWEN
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Digital communication?: Abbr. : ASL
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Words on an "Animal House" cake float : EATME
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Legendary Onondaga chief : HIAWATHA
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Alien craft : UFOS
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Cackler : HEN
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Warning before driving past the town dump? : THISMAYSTINKALITTLE
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Some Windows systems : NTS
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Start of a selection process : EENY
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Break up : DISSOLVE
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Down time : RANDR
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100% : ALL
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Marvel Comics hero : XMAN
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Denials : NOES
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Wayne Gretzky? : THELORDOFTHERINKS
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Soph. and jr. : YRS
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Holder of a runoff? : EAVE
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French river or department : AIN
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Reliever : EASER
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Must : NEEDTO
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Fr. holy title : STE
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Ancient Cretan writing system : LINEARA
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___ Pictures : SONY
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Readily recite, with "off" : REEL
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Being too large to fail? : BIGBANKTHEORY
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Onetime Robin Williams co-star : PAMDAWBER
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So-called Mother of Presidents : OHIO
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"Shucks!" : OHGEE
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Singles bar pickup strategy? : AWINKANDAPRAYER
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Flying monster of film : RODAN
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"Baywatch" actress ___ Lee Nolin : GENA
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Rocket from China : YAO
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Notice : DETECT
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Bit of Weather Channel news : ALERT
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By all ___ : ODDS
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Kind of card : SIM
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Chucks : TOSSES
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Pick up : SENSE
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Israel's Ehud : BARAK
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Grammatically proper identification : ITISI
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Nail polish ingredient : RESIN
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Loser of 1988 : DUKAKIS
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"Casino Royale," for one : SPYNOVEL
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Animals with black-tipped tails : STOATS
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One of a dozen : MONTH
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"If ___ you ..." : IWERE
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Subject of Genghis Khan : TATAR
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Princely abbr. : HRH
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Arms race inits. : SDI
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Diving seabirds : AUKS
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"Nuts!" : DRAT
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Make a queen, e.g. : ENTHRONE
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Present at birth : NATAL
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Deleted : EDITEDOUT
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Maurice Chevalier song : MIMI
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Ecuador and Venezuela are in it : OPEC
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Zilch : NADA
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Friends of François : AMIS
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Crumbly cheese : FETA
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Symbols of strength : OXEN
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Dilbert co-worker : ASOK
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Safari equipment : NETS
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"Matilda" author, 1988 : DAHL
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As above, in a footnote : IDEM
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Not those, in Brooklyn : DESE
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Ooh and aah : GUSH
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Dark : UNLIT
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Hebrew matriarch : SARAH
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Classic song that begins "And now the end is near" : MYWAY
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Vapour trail? : ISE
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Jiffy : MINUTE
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Ike or Billy at the O.K. Corral : CLANTON
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Qatar's capital : DOHA
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Prince Albert's home: Abbr. : SASK
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Root crop : BEETS
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Con : SWINDLE
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N.L. Central player : ASTRO
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Co. ID's : TMS
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Flipper : FIN
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Biblical breastplate stones : ONYXES
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Part of 10-Down, maybe : HIS
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Mirror image? : SELF
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Old ballad "Robin ___" : ADAIR
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Philatelist George, founder of the largest weekly newspaper for stamp collectors : LINN
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Frank ___, two-time Oscar-winning director : LLOYD
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Turn outward : EVERT
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Onetime Texaco competitor : ESSO
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GPS options: Abbr. : RTES
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Answer to the old riddle "What lies flat when empty, sits up when full?" : AHAT
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"Forget I said anything" : NEVERMIND
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Score right before a win, maybe : ADIN
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Unique : LONE
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G.I.'s food : MRE
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Train systems : RAILWAYS
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Actress Hatcher : TERI
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Den ___, Nederland : HAAG
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Cluster : KNOT
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Wives in São Paulo : SENHORAS
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Mask feature : EYEHOLE
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Puddle producer, perhaps : LEAK
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Incantation opener : ABRA
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Hybrid clothing for women : SKORTS
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Actresses Best and Purviance : EDNAS
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Marina sights : BOATS
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"Now I see" : AHYES
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Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, to J.F.K. : NIECE
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City south of Brigham City : OGDEN
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Raises : REARS
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"Fiddler on the Roof" role : YENTE
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When doubled, a Samoan port : PAGO
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Wowed : AWED
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Start of some congregation names : BNAI
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Land in Genesis : EDOM
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Summer hours in L.A. : PDT
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Auto monogram : REO

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle.

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