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A LOT OF CHOICES

New York Times, Sunday, July 24, 2005

Author:
Frank Longo
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Frank Longo

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 68 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 83 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0724 ( 20,347 )
Across
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Euripides heroine : ELECTRA
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Soyuz cosmonaut Makarov : OLEG
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Tending to radiate : EMISSIVE
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Snow-white dog : SAMOYED
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Part of N.B. : NOTA
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Got going : ACTUATED
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Risky marketing of sports jackets on a city's outskirts? [Chevrolet] : SUBURBANBLAZERVENTURE
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It comes out in the wash : ODOR
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"This guy walks into ___ …" : ABAR
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Apollo mission vehicle : LEM
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Cowpoke, often : ROPER
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More than a sip : SWIG
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"Bad Behavior" star, 1993 : REA
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Result of teasing? : BIGHAIR
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Understanding of how to keep peace in the community? [Honda] : CIVICACCORDINSIGHT
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Fell : HEW
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Dance springily : JIG
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"Rock and Roll, Hoochie ___" : KOO
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His "Parade" included parts for typewriter, foghorn and rattle : SATIE
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Suffix with planet : OID
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Western native : UTE
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Storting meeting place : OSLO
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Locale of some hangings: Abbr. : MUS
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Zippo : NIL
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Some underwear : BVDS
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Aura surrounding a black mountain lion? [Mercury] : SABLECOUGARMYSTIQUE
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One option for Hamlet : TOBE
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Garage supply : OIL
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Deck material : TEAK
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N.H.L.'s ___ Trophy : NORRIS
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Some claimants : LIENORS
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Shooter Adams : ANSEL
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Token : MEMENTO
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"Bewitched" witch : ENDORA
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Harsh call : BRAY
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"Third Watch" actress Texada : TIA
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Exiled African leader : AMIN
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Search for poetry in the Old West? [Nissan] : FRONTIERSTANZAQUEST
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Its point is guarded : EPEE
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Sitter's acquisition : LAP
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Volume 1 heading starter : ATO
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Astronomer's study : NOVA
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Eavesdropping org. : NSA
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Story : LIE
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Hotel employee : VALET
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Subj. for U.S. newcomers : ESL
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Half seas over : LIT
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Deck (out) : TOG
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Fearless group of traveling sheep? [Dodge] : INTREPIDRAMCARAVAN
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Moralistic declaration : ITSASIN
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Simile part : ASA
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Prefix with cop, in a film title : ROBO
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Grandma at a bar mitzvah : BUBBE
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Noted apple pie baker : MOM
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Stretch : AREA
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Daughter of Saturn : JUNO
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Accompany a horse researcher? [Ford] : ESCORTMUSTANGEXPLORER
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Lobster may be served in it : REDSAUCE
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Blue hue : CYAN
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Glimpses : PEEKSAT
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Lake Michigan arm : GREENBAY
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Georgetown athlete : HOYA
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Baptisms of fire : ORDEALS
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Petrol brand : ESSO
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Heaps kudos on : LAUDS
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Form into an arch, old-style : EMBOW
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TV personality with a voice in "Shark Tale" : COURIC
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Norse war god : TYR
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Musical McEntire : REBA
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Not much at all : ADAB
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Temporarily punched out : ONBREAK
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Cyber-chortle : LOL
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Card catalog abbr. : ETAL
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Shady resting place : GAZEBO
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Labyrinth locale : EAR
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Early 12th-century year : MCV
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Resident: Suffix : ITE
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Daily event : SUNRISE
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Zen goal : SATORI
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"Give ___ for …" : ITUP
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"Billy Budd" captain : VERE
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Pulitzer-winning critic Richard : EDER
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Figure in a bust : NARC
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Mideast parley attenders : EMIRS
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Fatigued action figure? : GIJOE
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In ___ (really out of it) : ACOMA
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Polish part : GDANSK
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Number-starting cry : HITIT
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Kind of dye : ANILINE
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Baron's superior: Abbr. : VISC
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Homes with domes : IGLOOS
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Judiciary : COURTSYSTEM
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"The whole of ___ consists in the art of being honest": Jefferson : GOVERNMENT
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Lay low : HID
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Lions' goals, briefly : TDS
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Get the lead out : HUSTLE
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___ shrdlu : ETAOIN
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Goose steppers? : WEBBEDFEET
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Not non : OUI
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Barrie buccaneer : SMEE
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42-Down division : BUREAU
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Poe poem : LENORE
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Hostile look : GLARE
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Big Three meeting site : YALTA
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Shiite center in Iran : QOM
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"Yea" : ITISSO
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Writer Susan : SONTAG
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Treasure of the Sierra Madre? : ORO
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Worked out at the track : RANLAPS
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Japan's first capital : NARA
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Big name in oil : MAZOLA
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Humans, e.g. : BIPEDS
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Travel guide listing : INN
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Actress Shire : TALIA
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Fictional diva Floria : TOSCA
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Tel ___ : AVIV
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Doha's land : QATAR
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Y sporter : ELI
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One with a sticking point : PIN
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Experienced : VETERAN
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Pares : TRIMS
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Layered dish : LASAGNA
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Biochemical sugar : RIBOSE
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Amount to turn it up? : ANOTCH
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Endangered : RARE
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"Really!" : NOJOKE
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Anatomical sac : BURSA
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Best Supporting Actress for "Paper Moon" : ONEAL
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Big chip off the old block? : BERG
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Pusher's target : USER
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Four after the first? : BCDE
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Waldorf salad ingredient : MAYO
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Big show : EXPO
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Monkey : APER
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Crumbs : ORTS
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It has a certain ring to it : TUB
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Longtime Elton John label : MCA
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Driver's 180 : UEY
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Demurral : NAY
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Fronted : LED

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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