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New York Times, Sunday, July 11, 2004

Author:
Randolph Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 132, Blocks: 63 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 81 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0711 ( 19,969 )
Across
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Dust picker-upper : DAMPMOP
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Off one's game : INASLUMP
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It's in a blind : SLAT
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Semisweet sherry : OLOROSO
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Big rubber exporter : MALAYSIA
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___ platter : PUPU
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Makes sacrifices on behalf of a telecommunications company? : GIVESUPFORLUCENT
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Kyoto treaty subj. : ECOL
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Summons from the boss : SEEME
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Growing old : SENESCENT
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Young and Simon : NEILS
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Shooter Adams : ANSEL
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2001 film for which Jim Broadbent was named Best Supporting Actor : IRIS
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U.S.N. clerk: Abbr. : YEO
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Auto introduced in 1928 : MODELA
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In bounds : GOOD
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One ___ (kids' game) : OCAT
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Do some restaurant work : BUS
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Used as sustenance : LIVEDON
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West ender? : ERN
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Deceive : GULL
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Fathers and grandfathers : MEN
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Serving from a garçon : SALADE
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W.W. II nickname : DUCE
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Soft stuff : TALC
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See 44-Across : HULK
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With 43-Across, comic book superhero : THE
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Secret store : STASH
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Dramatic procession : CAVALCADE
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Euclidean subj. : GEOM
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Sailboat poles : SPRITS
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Some Xing crossers : RRS
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Where to get down : EIDER
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Prefix with plasm : ECTO
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Dense fog : PEASOUPER
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Important, in a way : REDLETTER
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Tennis champion Roddick : ANDY
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Teams : SIDES
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Taper, for short : VCR
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Wicked : UNHOLY
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Closely monitored hosp. areas : ICUS
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Slightly sour : ACIDULOUS
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___ Field, where the Rockies play : COORS
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IBM competitor : NEC
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1.85 kilometers/hour : KNOT
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Mad ones are bad : COWS
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Weapon handle : HILT
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News subjects : EVENTS
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Puts down, in brief : KOS
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___ Hari : MATA
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Result of a certain sacrifice, for short : RBI
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Cold-blooded ones : IGUANAS
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It's in the winter air : NIP
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Part of a racetrack : LANE
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Psychologist Piaget : JEAN
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Subj. that's for the birds : ORNITH
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One of Alcott's "Little Men" : DAN
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He has manors : LORD
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Gets the mood of : READS
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Large pipes : MAINS
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Cheapen : DEVALUATE
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Adoption agcy.? : ASPCA
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Relative of a Winnebago : OTOE
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Pac 10 gossip column? : UCLACONFIDENTIAL
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Cookie holders : TINS
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"On the house" : NOCHARGE
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Deep : INTENSE
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Verb with thou : HAST
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More highfalutin : SNOOTIER
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Pests : NOODGES
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Long time : DOGSAGE
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Property seller : ALIENOR
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Goes ahead : MOVESON
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Like some biology majors : PREMED
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Pulitzer Prize dramatist Tad : MOSEL
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Buckeye sch. : OSU
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It's licked on a stick : POPSICLE
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"Everything's under control" : IMONIT
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Holes in the head : NARES
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"___ well" : ALLS
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Impertinent relation? : SAUCYUNCLE
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French schools : LYCEES
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"___ hooks" (crate sign) : USENO
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In perfect condition : MINT
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Reward, as a dog : PAT
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Risked a fine : SPEEDED
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How Desi kept track of his daughter? : LUCIEDETECTOR
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Its last mission was #17 : APOLLO
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Certain Sooner : TULSAN
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Untamed : FERAL
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Partner of Evans in journalism : NOVAK
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Plastic for beer bottles? : MILLERLUCITE
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Response to an awful pun made by actress York? : OUCHSUSANNAH
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Gymnastics coach Karolyi : BELA
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Talked up : LAUDED
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Relish : GUSTO
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Dallas five : MAVS
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Ones doing art finishing : SHADERS
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"Blondie" dog and others : DAISYS
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Repaired, as roads : TARRED
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Monopoly purchases : HOTELS
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University associated with the Carter Center : EMORY
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2001 Economics Nobelist Michael ___ : SPENCE
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Malign the labor movement? : TRADUCEUNIONS
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College units : CREDITS
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Place for rings : CIRCUS
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Go on a lucky streak : GETHOT
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Home of the Alhambra : SPAIN
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Lacy frills : PICOTS
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___ Gay (W.W. II plane) : ENOLA
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Have an accident with a vacuum and a household pet? : SUCKINACAT
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I do's, e.g. : VOWS
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What goes around : LOOP
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Smallville family : KENTS
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Submitted : HANDEDIN
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Most likely to stop at a mirror : VAINEST
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Cuban patriot José : MARTI
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Farm work : REAPING
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Severe form, as of an illness : BADCASE
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Working on commission : INSALES
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Spotted insect : IOMOTH
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The "g" in e.g. : GRATIA
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Hogan dweller : NAVAHO
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Deadbeat : LOAFER
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Kidded around : JESTED
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Battery brand : DELCO
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Fencing move : LUNGE
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Cost : RANTO
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Popular insecticide : DCON
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Loughlin of "Full House" : LORI
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Wee ___ (small fry) : UNS
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Rock musician Brian : ENO

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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