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New York Times, Sunday, July 31, 2011

Author:
Pamela Klawitter
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Pamela Amick Klawitter

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Ms. Klawitter. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0731 ( 22,545 )
Across
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When repeated, advantageous to both sides : WIN
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71 answers in this puzzle : DOWNS
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Get used to it : ADAPT
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Several CBS dramas : CSIS
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"___ Story: A Journey of Hope" (Jenna Bush best seller) : ANAS
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Expect : AWAIT
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French toast piece? : VOTRE
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It might be pulled : RANK
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Pompeii, e.g. : RUIN
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Bride in "The Gondoliers" : TESSA
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"What the Butler Saw" playwright, 1969 : ORTON
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Noted diamond family name : ALOU
27
See circled letters in 76-/109-Down : DIVIDEDHIGHWAY
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Restless walker : PACER
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Title character in a 2009 Sandra Bullock crossword film : STEVE
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"Well, I'll be!" : GEE
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"Told ya so!" looks : SMIRKS
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"Fear is pain rising from the anticipation of ___": Aristotle : EVIL
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Wampum, e.g. : BEADS
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Endangered : INPERIL
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... in 119-/120-Across : FALLENAPART
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Sweetheart : LASS
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Sweetheart : DOLL
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Part of a pack? : LIE
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Panamanians and Peruvians : LATINS
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1960 Olympics host : ROME
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Duel tool : SWORD
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Radii, e.g. : ARMBONES
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Cut : SEVER
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Some drink garnishes : LIMES
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Place for some animal baiting : BEARPIT
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Sharpness : ACUMEN
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Bit of physics : ION
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Hostess's ___ Balls : SNO
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... in 116-/117-Across : TORNASUNDER
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Summer letters : DST
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Enter, for one : KEY
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Give a hard time : HARASS
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Check, as one's numbers : RETOTAL
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Huntee in a game : HIDER
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Mounted : GOTON
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Authorizes : EMPOWERS
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"Of thee" follower : ISING
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Michael Jordan, e.g. : IDOL
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Conservative side : TORIES
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Comparison's middle : ASA
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T. S. of literature : GARP
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Neither more nor less, in France : EGAL
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... in 39-/60-Down : BANANASPLIT
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Item in a restaurant basket : HOTROLL
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Virus named for a river : EBOLA
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French CD holder : ETUI
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Enemy of a Medici : BORGIA
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Composition of many a cask : OAK
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Techie's hangout : PCLAB
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It may have sand in it : TIMER
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... in 17-/43-Down : FRACTUREDSKULL
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User-edited Web site : WIKI
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Words on a sandwich board : EATAT
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Emerson's "___ Beauty" : ODETO
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"The Neverending Story" writer : ENDE
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Upper class? : AVES
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First woman to teach at the Sorbonne : CURIE
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"Think" or "Think different" : MOTTO
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They're stranded, briefly : RNAS
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Times past : YORE
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Best ___ : OFALL
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Rear's rear? : ENDER
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Radiator sound : SSS
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Hospital wings : WARDS
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Language akin to Kalaallisut : INUIT
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Like Gomer Pyle : NAIVE
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See : DATE
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Had a balance : OWED
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Dry's partner : WASH
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Not yet final, at law : NISI
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Leaves a crooked trail : STAGGERS
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Owned up to : AVOWED
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___ Marquez, Nickelodeon cartoon girl : DORA
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___-at-law: Abbr. : ATTYS
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Master : PRO
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Game with a setter : TENPINS
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... in 1-/4-Across : CRACKEDWINDOW
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Pitcher's place : SALESROOM
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"___ out?" (poker query) : INOR
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Merchandise ID : SKU
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Cowardly sound : SNIVEL
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Unfold : DEVELOP
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Miami squad : HEAT
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Dada figure : ARP
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Tightfisted sort : MISER
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Silliness : INANITY
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Missing, as the start of a party : LATETO
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The U.N.'s ___ Ki-moon : BAN
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Definitely not Felix Unger types : SLOVENS
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"___ Pastore" (Mozart opera) : ILRE
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Honorary law degs. : LLDS
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Inches for pinches : FLAB
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Buenos ___ : AIRES
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Lake ___, Switzerland/France separator : LEMAN
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Some tails, for short : PIS
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Add to, perhaps : AMEND
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Uncle ___ : REMUS
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Brief word of caution : SLO
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... in 12-/35-Down : BROKENPROMISE
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Pulitzer-winning Sheehan : SUSAN
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France from France : ANATOLE
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"Do You Hear What I Hear?," e.g. : CAROL
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"In case you didn't hear me ..." : IREPEAT
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1970s TV spinoff : RHODA
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Wrap for a queen : ERMINE
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Big bargain : STEAL
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Ankle supports : TARSI
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Piece of work? : ERG
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Even chances : TOSSUPS
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A perfect score on it is 180: Abbr. : LSAT
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Daily weather datum : HIGH
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Aoki of the World Golf Hall of Fame : ISAO
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Off-road specialist : DIRTBIKER
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2003 Affleck/Lopez flick : GIGLI
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Century 21 competitor : ERA
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"I'm listening" : TALKTOME
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___ leash : ONA
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"View of Toledo" artist : ELGRECO
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U.K. carrier, once : BOAC
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Word with cherry or cotton : PICKER
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Rush igniter : ORE
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Offshore accommodations : BOATEL
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Actors' grp. : AFTRA
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Sally ___ (teacakes) : LUNNS
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Show-biz father and son : ALDAS
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Graceful word? : BLESS
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Program coordinator? : TIVO
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Vituperate : RAIL
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Japanese noodle : UDON
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Part of AARP: Abbr. : RETD
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Small: Suffix : ETTE
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Outlet : DOOR
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Mode : WAY
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Strauss's "Ariadne ___ Naxos" : AUF

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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