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WHAT'S MY LINE?

New York Times, Sunday, July 27, 2014

Org. with the Sullivan Award for character, leadership and sportsmanship

Author:
Randolph Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 101 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Randolph Ross notes:
The idea for this puzzle came from one of my favorite clues that I originally used in a themeless puzzle — "Subway line" (answer EAT FRESH.) I also had a similar clue waiting to be used in ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
101 puzzles! Impressive. Scan through Randy's constructor page, especially noting how many Sundays he's made. It's hard enough to get a single puzzle into the NYT, even harder to get a ... read more
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© 2014, The New York Times7/27/14 ( No. 23,637 )
Across
1
Sandwiches with toothpicks : BLTS
5
Corner key : CTRL
9
Refuse : CHAFF
14
Alternative to texted : IMED
18
European capital, to natives : PRAHA
19
Discipline : AREA
20
Jimmy ___, "They'll Do It Every Time" cartoonist : HATLO
21
"Le Roi d'Ys" composer : LALO
22
Telephone line : SORRYWRONGNUMBER
25
"___ Eyes" (1975 Eagles hit) : LYIN
26
"Let ___" : ITGO
27
Dash : RACE
28
Union gain? : INLAW
29
Gut feeling? : AGITA
30
Cruise line : SHOWMETHEMONEY
33
Like one's favorite radio stations, typically : PRESET
34
Perfect, e.g. : TENSE
35
Sarcastic retort : IBET
36
Played out : TRITE
37
San ___, Calif. : RAMON
40
"Double" or "triple" feat : AXEL
41
Special somethings : DOOZIES
43
Late actor Wallach : ELI
44
Vinyl-roofed car : LANDAU
48
Butler's quarters? : TARA
49
Tickle Me Elmo maker : TYCO
51
Like : DIG
52
Story line : ONCEUPONATIME
56
First two words of "Dixie," often : OHI
57
Longtime baseball union exec Donald : FEHR
59
Loudmouth's talk : YAP
60
Romance novelist Roberts : NORA
61
___ de Champlain, founder of Quebec : SAMUEL
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Like the Marx Brothers : ANTIC
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Pinched : RIPPEDOFF
69
Interprets : READS
70
Car featured in the "Transformers" movies : CAMARO
72
Country with the most all-time medals in Olympic baseball : CUBA
73
Pathet ___ (old revolutionary group) : LAO
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Fit of fever : AGUE
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Capt.'s prediction : ETA
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Finish line : THATSALLFOLKS
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Draft pick : ALE
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Astronaut Slayton : DEKE
85
Email virus, power outage, etc. : WOES
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Formal confession : ITWASI
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Iraq War danger, for short : IED
88
Maze feature : DEADEND
90
Shake off : SHED
92
Names hidden in Al Hirschfeld drawings : NINAS
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Gown accessory : STOLE
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Politician's goal : SEAT
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Hunt in "Mission: Impossible" : ETHAN
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Small pellets of noodle dough in Jewish cuisine : FARFEL
101
Fault line : ITSNOTYOUITSME
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Foreign princes : EMIRS
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Hogan contemporary : SNEAD
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Road shoulder : BERM
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Stove cover : HOOD
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Old Venetian V.I.P. : DOGE
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Laugh line : TAKEMYWIFEPLEASE
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"I Ain't Marching Anymore" singer/songwriter : OCHS
115
Bayer brand : ALEVE
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Picture problem : BLUR
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Some spinners, informally : PRMEN
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Chris who played Mr. Big on "Sex and the City" : NOTH
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Lets go of : CEDES
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Gallic greeting : ALLO
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Spanish 3 + 3 : SEIS
Down
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Stock : BROTH
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Slow : LARGO
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Target, as a football receiver : THROWTO
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Approximately : SAY
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Cartier units : CARATS
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Throat soother : TROCHE
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Name meaning "born again" : RENEE
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Trail : LAG
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French connection? : CHUNNEL
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Exemplar of indecision : HAMLET
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How an angry dog should be kept : ATBAY
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Zipped : FLEW
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Endorsing : FOR
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Help line : ILLGETIT
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Date line : MAYISEEYOUAGAIN
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A-list : ELITE
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Robert who played filmdom's Mr. Chips : DONAT
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Trident-shaped letters : PSIS
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House ___ : WREN
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Weeper of myth : NIOBE
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Only non-Southern state won by the G.O.P. in '64 : ARIZ
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College in Atherton, Calif. : MENLO
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Confusion : MIXUP
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Some charity events : PROAMS
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Famous Amos : TORI
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Embarrassed : REDFACED
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Put off : ALIENATED
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Power line : MIGHTMAKESRIGHT
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Org. with the Sullivan Award for character, leadership and sportsmanship : AAU
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Baud measurement : DATAFLOW
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I.R.S. form with a line for "Casualty and Theft Losses" : SCHEDULEA
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"___ calls?" : ANY
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Birthplace of Pres. Polk : NCAR
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Drew : DEPICTED
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Starch source : TARO
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Canola, soybean and peanut : OILSEEDS
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Former center of Los Angeles : ONEAL
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Affirmative action : NOD
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Listen here : EAR
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Coastline feature : RIA
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Start of an apology : MEA
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PC component : CRT
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Mug : PUSS
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Alley org. : PBA
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F.D.R.'s Scottie : FALA
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"There's always next time!" : OHWELL
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Initials, in a way : OKS
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Bang-up : AONE
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Almost stop with the head facing the wind, as a ship : LIETO
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Blooming business? : FTD
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1967 war locale : SINAI
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Subway line : EATFRESH
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Executes : DOES
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Bagel toppers : SESAMES
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Good to have around : HANDY
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Pitched right over the plate : INTHERE
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Work on the docks : STEEVE
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Hottie : EYEFUL
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Ring leader? : TORERO
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Something to get over : HUMP
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Had for a meal : FEDON
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Discontinued gas brand : AMOCO
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Signed : INKED
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Govt. security : TBILL
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"Me, too!" : SOAMI
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Law man : MOSES
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Fall setting : EDEN
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Closing act? : SALE
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Part of a winning combination : TAC
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Ring org. : WBA
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Discophile's collection : LPS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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