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LET'S HAVE SOME QUIET HERE!

New York Times, Sunday, July 19, 1998

Author:
Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 10 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0719 ( 17,785 )
Across
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Pill popper's pop : CAPLET
7
It's supposed to come first : SAFETY
13
Rotating bodies : PLANETS
20
On the decline? : ASLOPE
21
Old French colony : ACADIA
22
Turned a deaf ear to : IGNORED
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Head man on ice? : SKATINGSHRINK
25
Envoys : LEGATES
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10th anniversary gift : TIN
27
African plains grazer : GNU
28
India/Pakistan events : ATESTS
30
Strip off : SHED
31
Look of one needing a comeuppance : SNEER
33
Man to "tell 'em what they won" on many game shows : PARDO
36
College credits : UNITS
38
Christie detective : MARPLE
40
Early "S.N.L." star : RADNER
43
"Out!" : SCAT
47
Absent-minded barber's request? : LENDMEYOURSHEARS
51
Light of the moon : HALO
52
Lounging : ATEASE
53
Here's one pour vous : UNE
54
Woofer output : ARF
55
Kind of bar : CANDY
56
Psis' predecessors : CHIS
57
Not doing well in a race : FADING
60
Peeples of "North Shore," 1987 : NIA
62
Sandwiches for dessert : OREOS
63
Comparatively stewed : TIGHTER
65
Boat propellers : OARS
67
Marabou, for one : STORK
69
Make final : ICE
70
Chan's silent "You got me"? : ORIENTALSHRUG
73
Stand in : SUB
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They can go to blazes : HOSES
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"C'mon, be ___" : APAL
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Saint-___ (Loire's capital) : ETIENNE
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10, in a way : IDEAL
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N.L. Central team inits. : STL
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Ham : EMOTER
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"There!" : TADA
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University of California site : DAVIS
89
La la starter : OOH
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Prefix with duct : OVI
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Sign-on requirement, often : USERID
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Like a 911 call: Abbr. : EMER
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Remnants in Ohio? : CINCINNATISHREDS
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Nimble : SPRY
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Operatic passage : ARIOSO
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Coffeecake : KUCHEN
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Joltless joe : SANKA
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"Jerusalem Delivered" poet : TASSO
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Stool, in a manner of speaking : PERCH
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Paler than pale : ASHY
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Fasten with a pop : SNAPON
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Kabuki alternative : NOH
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Italian note : ELA
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Cubist before Rubik : PICASSO
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Gift holders? : SANTASSHELVES
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Why plants turn to the sun : TROPISM
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Unreadable : INCODE
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Kind of center : TRAUMA
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Sling mud : ASPERSE
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What to do : AGENDA
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Most curious : ODDEST
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Autograph holders : CASTS
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Don't leave at the doorstep : ASKIN
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Kind of geometry : PLANE
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Parking place : LOT
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Bons mots : EPIGRAMS
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Neighbor of Mo. : TENN
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Airline to Stockholm : SAS
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Rhine whine : ACH
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Electrical unit : FARAD
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Rags have them : EDITORS
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Sticking point : TINE
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Ties up the phone : YAKS
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Light lager : PILSNER
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"T" size: Abbr. : LGE
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Worry : ANGST
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Flood survivor's pet? : NOAHSSHARK
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Art Deco illustrator : ERTE
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Got ready to drive, with "up" : TEED
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Old sit-in org. : SDS
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Aquarium staple : GUPPY
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Sandwich filler : TUNAFISH
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_ : EMDASH
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Vocally : ALOUD
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Reason to go back to school : REUNION
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Forms grp. : IRS
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Pot containers : REEFERS
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"The light dawns!" : AHA
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Bruce of "Family Plot" : DERN
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Vaudeville dancer's accessory : CANE
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Ray of film : ALDO
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Building blocks, e.g. : TOYS
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Milk: Prefix : LACTI
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Work ___ : ETHIC
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Snow, in Bordeaux : NEIGE
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Soprano Scotto : RENATA
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Welsh dog : CORGI
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Old Dodge : ARIES
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Purplish-red : GRAPE
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"___ Grows in Brooklyn" : ATREE
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Gimlets and screwdrivers : TOOLS
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Hit (the brakes) : SLAMON
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Fast exodus : OUTRUSH
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European language of one million : ESTONIAN
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Czechs' cousins : SLOVAKS
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Bag : SNARE
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Opened : UNDID
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Worrier's handful : BEADS
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Abominable Snowman? : HAIRYSHAPE
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Timeless, in olden times : ETERNE
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Monthly occurrence : IDES
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Dewy : DAMP
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"Did you ___?" : EVER
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Off one's rocker : LOCO
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Son of Vespasian : TITUS
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Part of H.R.H. : HIS
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Guide and protector : SHEPHERD
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Dump : CAN
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Trying : IRKSOME
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Never, never, never : NOTONCE
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Little PC pictures : ICONS
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Mate's assent : AYSIR
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Playwright Chekhov : ANTON
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Satirical production : REVUE
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"Bonanza" deputy and others : CLEMS
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Sets upon : HASAT
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Something to put on? : AIRS
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Old English bard : SCOP
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Three oceans touch it : ASIA
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Hungry feeling : PANG
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"___ be in England" : OHTO
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Sch. group : PTA
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Viper's sound : SSS
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Put two and two together : ADD
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Large amount : SEA
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Lassie's mate : LAD

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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