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New York Times, Sunday, August 11, 2002

Author:
Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Harvey Estes
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Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {FQX} This is puzzle # 68 for Mr. Estes. This is puzzle # 91 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0811 ( 19,269 )
Across
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P. T. Barnum, notably : SHOWMAN
8
Some war forces : ARMADAS
15
Lapel label : IDTAG
20
Pudding ingredient : TAPIOCA
21
Stew : GOULASH
22
Twilled fabric : SERGE
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Sheepish judgment? : EWESCOMMONSENSE
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Range name : AMANA
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Basic cable channel : TNN
27
New Deal program: Abbr. : REA
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Harass, in a way : HAZE
29
Flying phenomenon : SAUCER
30
Gurus : PUNDITS
34
Elves? : SANTACREWS
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Pets : SNITS
38
Canary's call : TWEET
40
Sample : TRY
41
"King Cotton" composer : SOUSA
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Meddled : PRIED
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Not neat : INAMESS
49
Round up some ruminants? : CATCHTHEGNUS
52
Makes lots of catcalls? : BOOSITUP
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Hall of humor : ARSENIO
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Dutch portrait painter : HALS
56
Start : SCARE
57
General ___ chicken : TSOS
58
Boom maker : TNT
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Kind of bar : PIANO
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Shut up : SEALED
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Attacks in two different ways? : SHOOSANDSOCKS
66
Take on : TACKLE
70
Mary Poppins, for one : NANNY
71
Root paste : POI
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Grp. : ASSN
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Milo of "Only the Lonely," 1991 : OSHEA
77
"Star Wars" warrior : JEDI
78
Act like : EMULATE
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Skinny couples? : LEANTWOS
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Munches on fries and slaw? : CHEWSUPSIDES
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Camping item : LANTERN
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Close by, once : ANEAR
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Oodles : HEAPS
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Swiss stream : AAR
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Reef ring : ATOLL
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Trade-in value diminishers : DENTS
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Brief sighs of relief? : SHORTPHEWS
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Camel makers : SKATERS
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Trojan War figure : AENEAS
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Squush : MASH
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Bien's opposite : MAL
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Historic leader? : PRE
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Critic, naturally : RATER
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Lacking anywhere to go? : NOLOOSSITUATION
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"Halt!" to a salt : AVAST
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Pigged out : OVERATE
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Brainiac : EGGHEAD
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Plugs, plugs, plugs : HYPES
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Shakedown : TESTRUN
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Election data : RETURNS
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Proofreader's instruction : STET
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"Laugh-In" giggler : HAWN
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Dentist's directive : OPEN
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Madison's home: Abbr. : WIS
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Soft shoe, briefly : MOC
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Squirrel's stash : ACORNS
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Having a handle : NAMED
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Back : AGO
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Director Howard : RON
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Travel by sled : MUSH
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Red Sox div. : ALEAST
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Tony of TV's "Family Law" : DANZA
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Nod : ASSENT
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Seashell seller, in a tongue twister : SHE
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Hayes who sang "Do Your Thing" : ISAAC
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Object : DEMUR
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Tiny amount : TRACE
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Running mate of '68 : AGNEW
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They're sometimes stripped : GEARS
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French teacher : MAITRE
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Refuse : SAYNO
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Last sign : PISCES
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One with an 801 area code: Var. : UTAHN
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Bud site : TWIG
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Dated : SEEN
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Small groups : TRIOS
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Takes off : SOARS
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Batty : NUTSO
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E-address ending : EDU
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Jazz technique : SCAT
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Platter player : PHONO
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Dummkopfs : ASSES
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It comes in sheets : MICA
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Series finale : ETAL
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"You betcha" : SURE
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Tore : SPED
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Amount given away : TITHE
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Like some dealings : SHADY
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Single, potentially : BLOOP
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Retort: Abbr. : ANS
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Modulates, with "down" : TONES
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Go to pieces : PANIC
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Stop by the roadside : INN
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Strive to stay within budget : SKIMP
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Offering to voters : SLATE
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Blue : SAD
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Heart of France : COEUR
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Peal : TOLL
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Not docked : ASEA
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"Rush Hour" star, 1998 : CHAN
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Longtime Lorillard brand : KENT
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29-Across fliers : ALIENS
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Mideast peacemaker : SADAT
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What doers take : STEPS
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Capone's nemesis : NESS
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One with a whale of a story? : JONAH
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Theater guide : USHER
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Finishes : WRAPS
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Collection holder : HAT
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Genesis grandchild : ENOS
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"Wunnerful, Wunnerful!" autobiographer : WELK
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Deli offering : SALAMI
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Jettison : REMOVE
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Group : ASSORT
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Drought ender : DELUGE
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Vaughan of jazz : SARAH
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Suspension-busting : HEAVY
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Coming up : ONTAP
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Old Ebbets Field hero : REESE
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The Queen of Hearts's output, in a nursery rhyme : TARTS
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Dylan Thomas's home : WALES
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Idaho, e.g. : TATER
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Icy coating : HOAR
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Place for a stroll : PIER
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Stable color : ROAN
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Pass catchers : ENDS
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"Just kidding!" : NOT
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Actor/comic Gilliam : STU
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Clinton, for one: Abbr. : SEN
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Writer's helper: Abbr. : AGT
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Appointment book pg. : THU

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle.

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