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NATURAL PAIRS

New York Times, Sunday, July 22, 2001

Items in a Victoria's Secret marketing presentation?

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 69 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York Times7/22/01 ( No. 18,884 )
Across
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San Antonio brewer : PABST
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Home of El Greco : TOLEDO
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Broad bean : FAVA
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Catch : BAG
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To go, to Godot : ALLER
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Departed without ceremony? : ELOPED
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Mosque bigwig : IMAM
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Clamor : ADO
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Order at a Vegas pizzeria? : SLICEANDDICE
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Not absolute : RELATIVE
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Two Oscar winners for best acting? : HUNTANDPECK
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"Star Wars" knight : JEDI
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Colorado natives : UTES
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Gopher wood vessel : ARK
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Suffix with prank or trick : STER
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Positioned, as artillery : SITED
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Unkind comment : BARB
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Handle the arrangements for : SEETO
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Ingredients in a Flintstones sandwich? : ROCKANDROLL
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Code-breaking govt. group : NSA
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It'll open your trap : DRANO
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1981 miniseries set in A.D. 72-73 : MASADA
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Surrounded by lawn : YARDED
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Two features of interest on the sunken Titanic? : BOWANDSCRAPE
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In medias ___ : RES
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U.P.S. delivery : PAK
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Reverse : UNDO
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___ choy : BOK
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Eisenhower's successor at NATO : RIDGWAY
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Not right : AMISS
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"Never Cry Wolf" author Farley ___ : MOWAT
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Set down : LAND
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Wisecrack : GIBE
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Kind of metal : BASE
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Singer Washington : DINAH
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Father-to-son bequests : GENES
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Gillette brand : ATRA
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Sax-playing Simpson : LISA
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Draft picks? : OXEN
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Execs : SUITS
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Ice cream flavor : PECAN
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Out, socially : ONADATE
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Nobel area: Abbr. : SCI
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"Believe ___ not!" : ITOR
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Initials at sea : HMS
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Guy Fawkes Day mo. : NOV
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Raw materials for a feather pillow? : DUCKANDCOVER
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Sponge : CADGER
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Evening do : SOIREE
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Troubled : ATEAT
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Dashboard abbr. : RPM
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Types of gemstones? : CUTANDPASTE
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Islamic chiefs : EMIRS
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Oman man : ARAB
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Observer's record : NOTES
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Actor Ken : OLIN
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New Deal program: Abbr. : REA
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Coupler : YOKE
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Couples : TWOS
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Theater show that follows a commercial? : PLUGANDPLAY
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You might be asked to keep one : OPENMIND
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Items in a Victoria's Secret marketing presentation? : SLIPANDSLIDE
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Vocalist Rawls : LOU
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___ Minor : ASIA
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Went alone : SOLOED
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Canon fodder? : TONER
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Egyptian headdress symbol : ASP
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Byproduct of cheesemaking : WHEY
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Seating area : STANDS
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Articles by nonstaffers : OPEDS
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Ottoman V.I.P.'s : PASHAS
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Led on : ALLURED
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Something you use at every turn : BLINKER
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Splinter group : SECT
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Disloyal to the state : TREASONOUS
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Fuel car for a steam locomotive : TENDER
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Veteran : OLDPRO
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Miner's quest : LODE
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Large-scale : EPIC
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It's not damaged by cutting : DECK
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Ben Jonson wrote one to himself : ODE
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Object of condemnation : FIRETRAP
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Italian artist Modigliani : AMEDEO
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On good grounds : VALIDLY
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Org. with a caduceus logo : AMA
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Fishing lure attached to a rod? : BAITANDSWITCH
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Hostile : ADVERSE
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Spoils : GOESBAD
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Grasshopper's teacher, in Aesop : ANT
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Dilapidated boat : TUB
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Red Sea port : JIDDA
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Carroll creature : SNARK
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Typewriter key : TAB
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Mil. officer's position : CMD
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Algiers quarter: Var. : KASBAH
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English racing village : ASCOT
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Cooking fat : LARD
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Have : OWN
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Jamaican export : REGGAE
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Blended : ADMIXED
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Who leads an anarchy? : NOONE
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Che Guevara's first name : ERNESTO
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Nobelist Neruda : PABLO
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At full speed : AMAIN
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Things linked in the minds of 70's music fans? : KISSANDMAKEUP
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Checks for ages, say : IDS
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The "A" of James A. Garfield : ABRAM
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Has kids : YEANS
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Jack-tar : SEADOG
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Pallid : WAN
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Floral wreath : LEI
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Madcap : ANTIC
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Part of a Web address : DOT
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Former British money : GUINEA
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Clifflike ridge : SCARP
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Claims, as the throne : PRETENDSTO
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"___ plaisir, monsieur" : AVEC
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Road to ruin : SKIDS
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Eggs : OVA
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Colorful newspaper : USATODAY
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They get scoops : CONES
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"Der Ring ___ Nibelungen" : DES
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___ sleep : REM
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Big name in kindergarten : CRAYOLA
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Fit : APROPOS
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Small and weak : RUNTISH
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Delta, for one : AIRLINE
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Like tires : TREADED
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Nonuniversity type : TOWNIE
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Like Roman senators : TOGAED
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African herd animals : ELANDS
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"The Nine Tailors" author : SAYERS
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Big ___ : BEN
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Person with a 114-Across?: Abbr. : IND
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Garden area : PLOT
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Reader's Digest co-founder ___ Wallace : LILA
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Familiar with : UPON
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Sit (down) : PLOP
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Big mouth : MAW
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Sound after a pinprick : SSS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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