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PLAY BARGAINING

New York Times, Sunday, August 1, 2010

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 71 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 141 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0801 ( 22,181 )
Across
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Grinder toppings : ONIONS
7
Supreme Court justice nominated by Reagan : SCALIA
13
Real-life actor Joe who is a character in Broadway's "Jersey Boys" : PESCI
18
Bunny's covering? : SKISUIT
19
Bent nails : TALONS
20
Furniture retailer ___ Allen : ETHAN
21
Put a few monarchs on the scale? : WEIGHTHREEKINGS
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"Orlando" novelist : WOOLF
24
Sister of Charlotte and Emily : ANNE
25
All wrong : AWRY
26
Huggies rival : LUVS
28
Gaza Strip org. : PLO
29
Wrinkly dog holder? : SHARPEIPEN
33
Espresso topping : CREMA
35
Engage in debate : SPAR
36
"I said - ___!" : NOW
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Firecracker's trajectory : ARC
38
Obama whose Secret Service code name is "Rosebud" : SASHA
40
Snobbery : ELITISM
42
Location for a fall : TRAPDOOR
45
Bank claims : LIENS
47
Location for the Fall : EDEN
48
Helped with the laundry : IRONED
50
Political appointee : CZAR
51
Cords behind a computer, often : TANGLE
54
Word with a German request : BITTE
57
Blew by a drummer, maybe : FIFED
59
Played the tourist : SIGHTSAW
61
Hurting : ACHY
62
Smoking character : JOECAMEL
65
Relative in the barrio : TIO
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The golden ratio : PHI
67
Line score letters : RHE
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Gel : HARDEN
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Golfers' wear : VISORS
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N.B.A. All-Star Artest : RON
72
Tractor-trailer : RIG
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One with a pupil : EYE
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Amsterdam air hub : SCHIPHOL
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Puppeteer Tony : SARG
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Company that merged with Sony in 2001 : ERICSSON
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Brunonian rival : YALIE
81
Compromise of 1877 president : HAYES
82
1996 Grammy winner for the album "The Road to Ensenada" : LOVETT
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Camper's rental : RAFT
85
Alternate road : DETOUR
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Robert of "The Sopranos" : ILER
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Poll answer choice : AGREE
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Famed Fokker flier : REDBARON
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Toward the middle : CENTRIC
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"Why is this happening to me?!" : AARGH
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Its cap. is Beirut : LEB
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Prefix with tour : ECO
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Mensa and others: Abbr. : ORGS
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With honor : NOBLY
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Floral garland for whoever? : GENERALLEI
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Kangaroo ___ : RAT
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Character with a prominent back : IGOR
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Gillette model : ATRA
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Many P.T.A. members : DADS
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Duel overseer in "Hamlet" : OSRIC
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Indecisive wolf's question? : TOBAYORNOTTOBAY
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John Mason ___, English priest who wrote "Good King Wenceslas" : NEALE
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Accustoms : INURES
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Hair-texturizing tool : CRIMPER
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Heretofore : ASYET
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Overage : EXCESS
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Observation : ESPIAL
Down
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Battle site of 1945 : OKINAWA
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River on the Benin border : NIGER
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-like equivalent : ISH
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Available for purchase : OUT
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Biomedical research agcy. : NIH
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Secure, with "in" : STRAP
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Breastbone-related : STERNAL
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Clumped : CAKY
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"Prince ___" ("Aladdin" song) : ALI
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Basketball coach Kruger : LON
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Hearth : INGLE
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Take as a given : ASSUME
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Sunday seats : PEWS
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W.W. II zone: Abbr. : ETO
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Mist from a mall? : SHOPPINGSPRAY
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Leonard Bernstein called her "The Bible of opera" : CALLAS
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Enlighten : INFORM
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Brazilian mister : SENHOR
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"I ___ ready!" : WASNT
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Things shepherds shepherd : EWES
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Miss who parks cars? : VALETGIRL
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Military chaplain : PADRE
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Suffix with stink : EROO
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Only thing between you and an open window? : ICON
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In hell? : CHEZDEVIL
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___ close second (almost won) : RANA
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Arterial implant : STENT
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"Attack!" : SICEM
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Baking spuds : IDAHOS
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"The scavenger of misery," per Shaw : PITY
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Served seconds, say : REFED
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Yearbook signers: Abbr. : SRS
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Cuts up, in a way : DICES
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Punjabi capital : LAHORE
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Oil family of TV : EWINGS
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Oil unit : BARREL
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First player to hit an inside-the-park home run during an All-Star Game, 2007 : ICHIRO
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Generous carhop's prop? : THEGIVINGTRAY
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Brawl at a ball? : FANCYFRAY
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"Am ___ fat?" : ITOO
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Leno's necklace? : JAYSTRING
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Mousse pie ingredient, maybe : OREO
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Oily substance : LIPID
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Prynne of "The Scarlet Letter" : HESTER
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Absolute : SHEER
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Hardly a fan : HATER
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___ Lee bakery : SARA
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Bird and others, once : CELTS
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Publisher of Shooting Illustrated, for short : NRA
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When doubled, "I like!" : HUBBA
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"___ in Calico" (jazz standard) : AGAL
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Prefix with copier : TELE
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River to the Baltic : ODER
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Game in which it's easy to make a mess : EGGTOSS
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Change tags on : RELABEL
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Mop brand that "makes your life easier" : OCEDAR
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Whooping : NOISY
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Dos Equis competitor : CORONA
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Clears : ERASES
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Louse : COOTIE
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Austrian title : HERR
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Where hip-hop was born, with "the" : BRONX
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F.D.R. veep John ___ Garner : NANCE
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Parkinson's battler : LDOPA
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Entertainer born Tracy Marrow : ICET
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Cries made in passing? : AYES
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Saint-Martin, e.g. : ILE
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Winning Super Bowl XXXVII gridder : BUC
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Exist : ARE
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Surgery sites, for short : ORS
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20%, maybe : TIP
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"I didn't need to know that," in modern lingo : TMI

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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