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FOLLOWING ORDERS

New York Times, Sunday, July 23, 2000

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 136, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0723 ( 18,520 )
Across
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Rule-breaker : IMP
4
Certain residue : FILM
8
Sumer, nowadays : IRAQ
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Broker's advice : INVEST
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Gist : MAINIDEA
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Star impersonator? : VENUS
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Such that one might : SOASTO
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Gag order? : PIPEDOWN
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1973 Rolling Stones #1 hit : ANGIE
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Winston Cup org. : NASCAR
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British exam taken at the end of secondary school : ALEVEL
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Postal order? : HANDLEWITHCARE
30
Mentions : CITES
31
Word-word link : FOR
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Registering, as a dial : SETAT
33
Exclusive : SOLE
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Atlanta-based cable channel : TNT
35
Ward of "The Fugitive" : SELA
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They're found in veins : ORES
38
Writer ___ Louise Huxtable : ADA
40
Religious order? : GETTHEEBEHINDMESATAN
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Noblemen : EARLS
49
Imperfection : WART
50
"Keystone Kops" producer : SENNETT
51
Pecking order? : KISSME
54
Washington and Shore : DINAHS
56
Detachable container : POD
57
Got off : ALIT
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Indian Ocean swimmer : DUGONG
61
Reef lurkers : EELS
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Bank : RELY
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One year in a trunk : RING
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Becomes intertwined : TANGLESUP
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Cookie with a crunch : OREO
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Sly look : LEER
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Fly, e.g. : PEST
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Threatening words : ORELSE
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Expensive trim : MINK
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Stroked item : OAR
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Small military vessel : PTBOAT
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Restraining order? : FREEZE
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Gravedigger : INHUMER
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Red-brown : RUST
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New England catch : SCROD
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Batting order? : KEEPYOUREYEONTHEBALL
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Eternally, in poetry : EER
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Courtroom entry : PLEA
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Kingdom on old Asian maps : SIAM
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Word to a doctor : AAH
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Stout, freshwater fish : DACE
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Money in the music business? : EDDIE
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"Foucault's Pendulum" author : ECO
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Odd-numbered page : RECTO
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Shipping order? : ALLHANDSONDECK
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Fake ID holders : MINORS
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Collected : SEDATE
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In conclusion: Fr. : ENFIN
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Rush order? : STEPONIT
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God depicted holding a crook : OSIRIS
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Rephrase : AMEND
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Part of a tennis court : BASELINE
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___ Fitzgerald : FSCOTT
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Periods : ERAS
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Chinese money : YUAN
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Warner Bros. collectible : CEL
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It's striking : IMPACT
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Batch of solicitations, maybe : MAILING
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Lab tube : PIPETTE
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Bona ___ : FIDES
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Darling : IDOL
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Basketball's ___ Alcindor : LEW
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They may be uncovered on a street : MANHOLES
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Tolstoy's ___ Ilyich : IVAN
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Sunders : RENDS
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Hidden motive : ANGLE
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Direct order? : QUIETONTHESET
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"___ She Lovely" : ISNT
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Whose ark? : NOAHS
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Explorer ___ Núñez de Balboa : VASCO
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Heat up : ESCALATE
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Eyeballed : STAREDAT
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Split : TORE
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Campbell of "Party of Five" : NEVE
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Lincoln's Secretary of State : SEWARD
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Bazaar merchant, maybe : ARAB
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Short pieces : ITEMS
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Believe : FEEL
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Tiniest bit : SHRED
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Gets (through) : SEEPS
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Food for a doodlebug : ANT
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Audience research focus : TESTGROUP
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Wool cap : TAM
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1970's-80's TV family name : EWING
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Nonworking order? : HANGLOOSE
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Golden yrs. cache : IRA
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___-Cat : SNO
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Constellation near Cassiopeia : ANDROMEDA
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Patriarch of the Flying Wallendas : KARL
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Tennis's Nastase : ILIE
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Kind of curve : SINE
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New World order? : DONTTREADONME
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Pas ___ (dance solo) : SEUL
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Western Amerind : UTE
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Recover from a run : GASP
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Whirled records? : LPS
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Part of the U.S./Canada border : ERIE
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Kay of "Physical Evidence" : LENZ
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Team need : YOKE
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Daughter of Mnemosyne : ERATO
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Before the opening, say : PREOP
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Either Zimbalist : EFREM
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Youngest March sister : AMY
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Accept : BUY
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Sack : ROB
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1950's G.O.P. name : IKE
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Uncalled-for : NEEDLESS
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Like some decorations : HERALDIC
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Held the top spot : RULED
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Stays with : STICKSBY
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___ Phraya (Asian river) : CHAO
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Jidda's locale : REDSEA
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Tiny fraction of a min. : NSEC
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Terse : LACONIC
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G.I. John? : LATRINE
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Overnight spot : HOSTEL
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Single-named singer : CHARO
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Suffer defeat, slangily : EATIT
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Gather : INFER
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Minneapolis suburb : EDINA
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Gain succulence : RIPEN
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Carbon compound : ENOL
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Since : ASOF
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Twiggy digs : NEST
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Runs out : ENDS
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Arizona city : MESA
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Cross shape : TAU

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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