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New York Times, Sunday, July 9, 2006

American representative to France during the Revolutionary War

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 67 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 87 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York Times7/9/06 ( No. 20,697 )
Across
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Makes sticky : BEGUMS
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Old Spanish gold : ESCUDOS
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Plato dubbed her "the tenth Muse" : SAPPHO
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Turkey's highest peak : ARARAT
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Buddy : PAISANO
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Served the drinks : POURED
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It means "strained" in drink names : COLADA
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Author of "The Fall of the Horse of Usher"? : EDGARALLANPONY
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Mad cap? : KILLERBEANIE
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Dudgeon : IRE
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"Dinner and a Movie" airer : TBS
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Prefix with friendly : ECO
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Caring grp. : AMA
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Coal byproduct : TAR
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Hard slog : TREK
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Arthur and others : BEAS
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It may be legally beaten : RAP
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Accomplish flawlessly : NAIL
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Essential part : MEAT
40
American representative to France during the Revolutionary War : DEANE
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Love hate? : CONTEMPTOFCOURTNEY
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Iron man? : ROBOT
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If things go well : IDEALLY
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Cry with a pompom : RAH
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What golf pencils lack : ERASERS
54
Brand of craft knives : XACTO
55
Cubes : DICESUP
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Unable to make "Ocean's Thirteen," maybe? : WITHOUTACLOONEY
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Actress Olin : LENA
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Break down : ROT
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Professionals' earnings : FEES
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From scratch : ANEW
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Exotic means of suicide : ASP
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Brewed beverages : ALES
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Organ that can perform martial arts moves? : THEKARATEKIDNEY
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Writing set? : PENPALS
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Alprazolam, more familiarly : XANAX
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Femme fatale, often : SEDUCER
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Progressive ___ : ERA
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Quick-change artists? : PITCREW
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1983 Nicholas Gage book : ELENI
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Ex-wife's refrain? : REMEMBERTHEALIMONY
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Products with earbuds : IPODS
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2004 spinoff show : JOEY
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Lip-puckering : TART
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Long ride? : BUS
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Recording device : TIVO
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Blue : LEWD
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All for : PRO
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"___ dien," motto of the Prince of Wales : ICH
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Specialist M.D. : ENT
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Reason to retire : AGE
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Monstrous bird of myth : ROC
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How a diaper is removed? : FROMONHEINIE
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Cry to a lunch sandwich before it's eaten? : LOOKOUTBOLOGNA
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Set off : IGNITE
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Arctic natives : INUITS
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"Eureka!" : IHAVEIT
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"Is this a ___ which I see before me": Macbeth : DAGGER
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Salary after deductions : NETPAY
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Sequoias and Siennas : TOYOTAS
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Whiles away : SPENDS
Down
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Angel : BACKER
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Beethoven's Third : EROICA
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Hurry on horseback : GALLOP
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River through Kazakhstan : URAL
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Jotted down : MADEANOTEOF
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Alien : STARMAN
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Three-sided blade : EPEE
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Mubarak's predecessor : SADAT
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Company with the motto "A Business of Caring" : CIGNA
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Old carrier name : USAIR
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Have the gumption : DARE
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___ roll : ONA
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Roman Helios : SOL
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Catalyst : SPARK
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Top-notch : AONE
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Spot early on? : PUP
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Able to change shape : PROTEAN
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Unwanted plant in farmyards : HENBANE
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Spacecraft orbiting Mars : ODYSSEY
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Mislead and then some : LIETO
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Hook worm : BAIT
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Pan coating : TEFLON
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Off-color : RACY
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Hebrew for "house of God" : BETHEL
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Wahine accessory : LEI
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Very, to Verdi : MOLTO
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Horror movie figure, informally : DRAC
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British bludgeon : COSH
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Year that Spenser's "The Faerie Queene" was published : MDXC
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Set of rings? : PEAL
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Food item that can be soft or hard : TACO
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Historic Swiss canton : URI
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Prepare to give what you received? : REWRAP
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Brooks Robinson, for 23 years : ORIOLE
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Secure tightly, with "down" : BATTEN
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Lament : RUE
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Chooses to leave : STETS
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Units of force : DYNES
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Late wake-up call? : SEANCE
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Seemingly not there : UNSEEN
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Ancient manuscripts : PAPYRI
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Black layer found in Morbier cheese : ASH
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Put dishes away : EAT
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Stretch (out) : EKE
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Pull ahead yet further : WIDENTHEGAP
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Small suit : SPEEDO
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Left : EXITED
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Actress Bates : KATHY
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Ending with sever or suffer : ANCE
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___ avis : RARA
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It'll turn you around : AXEL
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In a proper manner : DULY
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Shaw's "___ and the Man" : ARMS
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Research center : LAB
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On-the-water front : PROW
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Wildean quality : WIT
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Drug taken mostly by kids : RITALIN
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Inferior imitator : EPIGONE
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Pack up and go : MOVEOUT
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Deplane dramatically : EJECT
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Common street name : MAIN
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Nero Wolfe's obsession : ORCHIDS
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Not harmful : BENIGN
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Together : UNITED
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They're rounded up in a roundup : STEERS
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Punk : LOUSY
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Utah County seat : PROVO
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Big name in reference books : ROGET
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___ vincit amor : OMNIA
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Nino who composed the music for "The Godfather" : ROTA
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Scold severely : FLAY
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Feedbag's fill : OATS
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"Splendor in the Grass" writer : INGE
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Currency of Laos : KIP
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It may come straight from the horse's mouth : BIT
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"Now the truth comes out!" : OHO

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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