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IN SO MANY WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, June 8, 2003

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 107 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0608 ( 19,570 )
Across
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Massage target : SCALP
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Not scripted : ADLIB
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"The Lord of the Rings" and the like : SAGAS
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Pince-___ : NEZ
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Bright star in Perseus : ALGOL
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Western director Sergio : LEONE
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Disney dog : PLUTO
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Part of a geisha's costume : OBI
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Start of a quote by 59-Across : LANGUAGEISACITYTO
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Sweets : HON
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Fourth of July earful : SWEETCORN
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Carlo's crowd? : TRE
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Getting off : SENDING
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Fool : ASS
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It has banks in Switzerland : AARE
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Top choices : ALIST
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Overseas refusal : NYET
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"Artaxerxes" composer : ARNE
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Quote, part 2 : THEBUILDINGOF
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France's Jeanne ___ : DARC
43
Paraguay and Uruguay : RIOS
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Advantages : PROS
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Sticky stuff : TAPE
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Quote, part 3 : WHICHEVERY
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See 52-Across : LOEB
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A to Z : GAMUT
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Wedding dance : HORA
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With 49-Across, singer with the 1997 hit "I Do" : LISA
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Till compartment : TENS
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President who was once a labor leader : WALESA
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Wister who wrote "The Virginian" : OWEN
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"All in the Family" star : OCONNOR
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Comics interjection : SOB
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Poet born in 1803 : RALPHWALDOEMERSON
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Ottoman governor : BEY
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Uplifts, intellectually : EDIFIES
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Quotable review : RAVE
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Blunderbuss cleaner : RAMROD
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Not slowing down a bit : SPRY
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Feminist Wattleton : FAYE
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Peace Garden State: Abbr. : NDAK
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Blown winds : OBOES
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Rare bills : TWOS
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Quote, part 4 : HUMANBEING
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Uncle ___ : BENS
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Sticks on a table : CUES
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Mozart masterpiece, to an opera buff : COSI
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Diamond figures: Abbr. : ERAS
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End of the quote : BROUGHTASTONE
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Mule-drawn vehicle : DRAY
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"Fish Magic" painter : KLEE
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Pomme de ___ : TERRE
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Feds : GMEN
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Dig : GET
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Museum with an Edward Hopper collection : WHITNEY
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___ Vito, Sicily : SAN
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Author of "What Do You Say After You Say Hello?" : ERICBERNE
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Vandal : HUN
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Philosophy associated with 59-Across : TRANSCENDENTALISM
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Columbia-associated record label : EMI
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Greene of "Bonanza" : LORNE
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Where barrels may be seen : RODEO
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Shining : LITUP
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Series opener? : ESS
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Broke off : ENDED
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10-Down member : STARR
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Performs eye surgery, maybe : LASES
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Hot stuff : SALSA
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Grabbers : CLAWS
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David Copperfield's second wife : AGNES
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Ticket choice : LOGE
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"Parallel Lives" biographer : PLUTARCH
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Politico from Tennessee : ALGORE
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Fortune 500 company based in Moline, Ill. : DEERE
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Butcher's cut : LOIN
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Social connections : INS
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1960's invaders : BEATLES
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Monitors covertly : SPIESUPON
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Supermodel Carol : ALT
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Stag party parties : GUYS
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Goes to : ATTENDS
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Woody's wife : SOONYI
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Baseball rarity : NOHITGAME
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Like ink, to Shakespeare : EBON
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Tabasco's effect : ZING
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Open ___ of worms : ACAN
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First bed : CRIB
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Kind of technician : DENTAL
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Bridge call : AHOY
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Rolling stock? : TIRES
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Deep secrets : ARCANA
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Balkan capital : TIRANA
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Opposite of a smash : LOB
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Sonata, e.g. : OPUS
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Big cheese in Greece : FETA
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Persian Gulf craft : DHOW
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Broadcaster : AIRER
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Plant again : RESOW
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"Says ___?" : WHO
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Made off (with) : ELOPED
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Noted thermal bath locale : VICHY
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Poet Jones a k a Amiri Baraka : LEROI
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Talks for hours : GABS
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Après-ski quaff : TODDY
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Exacerbate : WORSEN
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Padres and Cards, e.g. : NLERS
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"I'm history!" : SEEYA
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Wall St. deals : LBOS
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Flow out : EFFUSE
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Sight from Biscayne Bay : MIAMI
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Cantankerous : ORNERY
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Headliner at the '76 Olympics : NADIA
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Moving vehicles : VANS
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Ticker tape letters? : EKG
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___ Report (luxury magazine) : ROBB
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But: Ger. : ABER
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Beachwear on the Riviera : MONOKINIS
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Upshot : RESULT
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Hard work : SWEAT
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Dostoyevsky novel, with "The" : POSSESSED
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Boy who was king : TUT
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Perfect : HONE
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Head shot? : BEANBALL
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Root for : CHEERON
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Turns quickly : CORNERS
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Not likely to bite : GENTLE
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7-Down product: Abbr. : TRAC
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Key of Mozart's "Requiem" : DMINOR
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Prefix with angular : RECT
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Garson of "Mrs. Miniver" : GREER
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Southern bowlful : GRITS
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Come next : ENSUE
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Old Paris newspaper, with "Le" : TEMPS
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"This is fun!" : WHEE
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Runs smoothly : HUMS
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Railroad area : YARD
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Icelandic epic : EDDA
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Lamb's nom : ELIA
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St. Louis-to-Peoria's dir. : NNE
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"Hardly!" : NOT

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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