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New York Times, Sunday, July 27, 2003

Author:
Michael Grudzielanek
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {Q} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Grudzielanek. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0727 ( 19,619 )
Across
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Neglect : DISUSE
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It may be called : BLUFF
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Suffix with problem : ATIC
16
Mo. of George W. Bush's birthday : JUL
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Isolate : ENISLE
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Plunder : RIFLE
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Drive-___ : THRU
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Methyl or ethyl follower : ENE
23
Restaurant options #1 : BUTTERORSOURCREAM
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Author LeShan : EDA
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Tested, as duds : TRIEDON
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Guileless : NAIVE
29
Subject of the lyric "A horse is a horse, of course, of course" : MRED
30
Elates : SENDS
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Detectives' aids : LEADS
36
Tire meas. : PSI
37
Sibyls : SEERS
38
"So what?!" : BIGDEAL
40
1948 Bogart/Bacall film : KEYLARGO
42
Restaurant options #2 : SMOKINGORNON
47
Serves at a restaurant : WAITSON
48
Restaurant options #3 : SAUSAGEORBACON
50
___ Blount in the Football Hall of Fame : MEL
51
Sequentially : INTURN
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Marshal at Waterloo : NEY
53
Oman man : ARAB
55
Crucifixes : ROODS
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___ la la : TRA
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Bekaa Valley locale: Abbr. : LEB
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City SW of Ithaca : ELMIRA
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Opposite of sans : AVEC
65
Western lily : SEGO
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Restaurant options #4 : SOUPORSALAD
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Occupy : FILL
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Prophet's reading : OMEN
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Oil source : SESAME
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12/24, e.g. : EVE
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Domingo, for one : DIA
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Some etiquette rules : NONOS
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Fashion craze : RAGE
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___ clip : ATA
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Swamp : ENGULF
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Cousin of a mandolin : UKE
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Restaurant options #5 : REGULARORDECAF
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Tony-winning writer of "Evita" : TIMRICE
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Restaurant options #6 : TABLEORBOOTH
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Like most tutoring : ONEONONE
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Cylindrical totes for sailors' gear : SEABAGS
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Broadway fare : SHOWS
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Take, as tea : SIP
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TV's Morgenstern : RHODA
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Toxin combatant : SERUM
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One may be placed before a king : PAWN
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Serious fan groups : CULTS
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Popular Web service provider : NETZERO
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"Prince ___" ("Aladdin" song) : ALI
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Restaurant options #7 : FRIESORONIONRINGS
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Former TV dog : REN
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Renaissance musicmaker : LUTE
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Push off : REPEL
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Recipients : DONEES
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Physics unit : ERG
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Chinese calendar animals : OXEN
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Praise : EXTOL
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Fleet : SPEEDY
Down
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Figures shown in red : DEBTS
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Habituate : INURE
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Cause of some arrests : SITIN
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You, in the Yucatán : USTED
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Makes tracks, in a way : SLEDS
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Architect Saarinen : EERO
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Arctic interjection : BRR
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Fleur-de-___ : LIS
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Aerial anomaly, for short : UFO
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Sneeze's cause, perhaps : FLU
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Plant with fiddleheads : FERN
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In harm's way : ATRISK
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Popular morning talk show : THEVIEW
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"Dies ___" : IRAE
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___ laude : CUM
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Vocal opponents : JEERERS
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Experience : UNDERGO
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Entices : LEADSON
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Wired : ONLINE
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Limit : CAP
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Home-style entree : MEATLOAF
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Incite : EGGON
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Revere : ADORE
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Chaplin's chapeau : DERBY
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Arabian capital : SANA
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Less straightforward : SLIER
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Immensity : BIGNESS
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Townsfolk : LOCALS
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Starchy food : YAM
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City east of Monaco : SANREMO
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Radiation, e.g. : MUTAGEN
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Buckeyes' sch. : OSU
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Jazz's Malone : KARL
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Early actress Talmadge : NORMA
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Squelches : SITSON
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Digital protection : NAIL
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Mill Hole ___ (home for Robert Burns) : BRAE
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Egg conveyor : OVIDUCT
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1949 title role for Hedy Lamarr : DELILAH
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Scrape the ground with a golf club before hitting the ball : SCLAFF
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Orange Free State settler : BOER
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"That will be ___ the set of sun": "Macbeth" : ERE
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Hither and yon : ADVERBS
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1990's sitcom starring a real-life rap/R & B family : ONOUROWN
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Companion of the Natl. Guard : USAR
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Actress ___ Brewster : PAGET
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Some sorority women : OMEGAS
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Prefix with skeleton : ENDO
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Hides : SKINS
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One who's much praised : ALLAH
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Modern workout system : TAEBO
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Rachel Field verse "___ Might Lead to Anywhere" : AROAD
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Auto introduced in 1989 : GEO
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"The Island of the Day Before" writer : ECO
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"Deutschland ___ alles" : UBER
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Prefix with genesis : ORGANO
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Beyond what's necessary : TOSPARE
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Nicotrol device : INHALER
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Cat's activity : MEOWING
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As part of a set : ENSUITE
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Ford of fashion fame : EILEEN
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Liq. measures : PTS
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Sharpener : STROP
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Mag published without paper or ink : EZINE
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Soprano Fleming : RENEE
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Pushed : URGED
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Antiquated : MOSSY
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Essence : CRUX
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Disgruntled : SORE
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"Tight" ones : ENDS
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Mrs. Andy Capp : FLO
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Leader in old Rome : REX
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Go (for) : OPT
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Start of some art movement names : NEO
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Not in the pink : ILL

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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