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HIGH OVERHEAD

New York Times, Sunday, July 14, 2002

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 32 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0714 ( 19,241 )
Across
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"Rumble in the Bronx" star : CHAN
5
Singer Jon : SECADA
11
Brandy flavor : PEAR
15
Get by : PASS
19
Alpine peak Monte ___ : ROSA
20
Become tense : TAUTEN
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Cropped unit? : ACRE
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Issue : EMIT
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Honky-tonk legend Ernest : TUBB
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Not far off : JUSTAROUNDTHECORNER
27
Film technique, for short : SLOMO
29
Most ticklish : DICIEST
30
An amino acid : LYSINE
31
Bigmouth : SEABASS
33
Snakelike : EELY
34
Easy mark : LIVEONE
35
Not the shortest line between two points : ARC
36
Goes back to the beginning : REWINDS
39
Corn ___ : PONE
40
Insurrectionist Turner : NAT
41
Loud laugh : YUK
42
100 centavos : PESO
43
N.L. record-setter Steve : GARVEY
45
State-run airline : ELAL
47
Be informed of : HEAR
48
John who invented logarithms : NAPIER
49
Sluggish : LOGY
53
Stopping point on long trips : RESTAREA
55
"The Great Santini" novelist : PATCONROY
57
"Our Gang" girl : DARLA
58
Director Lee : ANG
60
Half a 70's-80's comedy duo : CHONG
61
Smoothie : ROMANCER
63
W.W. I weapon : MUSTARDGAS
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Exceptional rating : STARSTARSTARSTARSTAR
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Not crisp, laundrywise : UNSTARCHED
70
Dust, for one : ALLERGEN
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World Cup powerhouse : ITALY
74
Catullus composition : ODE
75
Once bitten, say : LEERY
76
British delicacies : MINCEPIES
79
Stockholder? : STORE
83
"___ go!" : LETS
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Inability to tell A from B, e.g. : TINEAR
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Refreshers : NAPS
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Takes action against : SUES
88
Silently intimidate : STAREDOWN
89
Backbone : GRIT
90
Bit of reproof : TSK
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Unmentionable : BRA
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Senator aboard Discovery : GARN
95
Horseshoes players : TOSSERS
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"What rubbish!" : FIE
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Parent's performance : LULLABY
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Hidden spot : LAIR
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"It Don't Come Easy" singer : RINGOSTARR
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Fill in : UPDATE
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Noted Ottawa chief : PONTIAC
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Influence : COLOR
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Early Ford production : RAIDERSOFTHELOSTARK
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Particular : ITEM
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Work to achieve harmony : TUNE
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Pipe problem : RUST
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Salad leaf : ENDIVE
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He loved Lucy : DESI
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Husky burden : SLED
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Jacques Cousteau's middle name : YVES
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Hot : STOLEN
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1999 Matthew McConaughey movie : EDTV
Down
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Monitor, for short : CRT
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It's not according to Hoyle : HOUSERULE
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Jet : ASBLACKASTAR
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Fat cat : NABOB
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Eastern terminus of the Pony Express : STJOSEPH
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___ de Cologne : EAU
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Éclair filler : CUSTARD
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Pierre's yours : ATOI
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Dadblasted : DEUCED
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"___ Song" (#1 John Denver hit) : ANNIES
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Easy mark : PATSY
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Authentic: Ger. : ECHT
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"Chances ___" : ARE
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It may set you back a bit : RECLINER
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By its nature : PERSE
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Embryonic sac : AMNION
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Yellow-brown pigment : SIENNA
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Kind of theater : STREET
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Artist ___ Sarto : DEL
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Cry of woe : OYVEY
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Sully : MAR
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Quoted one : SAYER
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Win decisively : SWEEP
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Signoff in a mash note : LOVEYOU
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Stern with a violin : ISAAC
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Trusted guide : NORTHSTAR
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Police record entry : PRIOR
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Master P's music : GANGSTARAP
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Natl. Poetry Mo. : APR
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Summit attendees : LEADERS
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Idea destined to fail : NONSTARTER
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Surgical implements : LANCETS
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Grp. of players : ORCH
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Jollity : GLEE
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House adjunct : YARD
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About to explode : ANGRY
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Peace Nobelist Oscar Arias Sanchez, e.g. : COSTARICAN
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Contemptible sneaks : DASTARDS
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[Awful!] : GAG
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Telephone trio : MNO
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Collection of outlets? : MALL
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Title role for Peter Fonda : ULEE
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Hollywood up-and-comer : STARLET
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Like many a Riesling : SEMIDRY
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Speckled songbirds : STARLINGS
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Dress material : NINON
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Quite a while : YEARS
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Unaccustomed (to) : NEW
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Nosy one : SPIER
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Beaten in a race : OUTFOOTED
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Refuse to be taken in : RESISTARREST
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Gravelly glacial ridge : ESKER
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Wintergreen fruit : TEABERRY
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Deeply affected : STRICKEN
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1994 sci-fi epic : STARGATE
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Says unthinkingly : BLURTS
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One-named entertainer : RUPAUL
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Classic early press : ALDINE
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Offerings to God : TITHES
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Familiarize : ORIENT
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___-Cat : SNO
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Filled with cargo : LADED
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Artists' rentals : LOFTS
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Underground worker : ANT
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Portamento, in music : GLIDE
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Something to strike : POSE
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Tough guy portrayer Ray : ALDO
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Wire arrangement : COIL
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Minivan alternative : SUV
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Give nothing to : STARVE
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Early second-millennium date : MIV

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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