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New York Times, Sunday, August 12, 2007

Ralph Kramden catchphrase on old TV ... and a hint to this puzzle's theme

Author:
Cathy Millhauser
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Cathy Allis

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 71 Missing: {Z} This is puzzle # 84 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York Times8/12/07 ( No. 21,096 )
Across
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Illustrious : SHINING
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She wrote "Under the Sign of Saturn" : SONTAG
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Body of precepts : ETHIC
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Dow product : CHEMICAL
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Country whose leader has competed in five Winter Olympics : MONACO
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Part of U.R.I. : RHODE
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Tarot reading, crystals, spiritualism, etc. : NEWAGEMOVEMENTS
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Arrive : GETIN
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Jack who played a sawmill worker in "Twin Peaks" : NANCE
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Mourn audibly : WEEP
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"___ yellow ribbon ..." : TIEA
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U.S.N. noncoms : CPOS
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Wheel on a spur : ROWEL
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Traditional English festival : HARVESTHOME
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Caladryl: itch :: Bengay : ___ : ACHE
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Partner of music : WORDS
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Charlotte who played Mrs. Garrett on TV : RAE
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Gaits out of the gate : TROTS
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Little John's weapon in Robin Hood legend : QUARTERSTAFF
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You are: Sp. : ERES
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Does some file transfers : UPLOADS
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Break-even enterprise : WASH
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Basic way up a slope : ROPETOW
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Comparable to a fiddle : ASFIT
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Bootlicker : TOADY
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You might play something by it : EAR
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A current flows into it : ANODE
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___-deucy (game with dice) : ACEY
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Brooke Shields movie, with "The" : BLUELAGOON
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Bit of a snicker : TEE
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Alma mater for Carol Burnett and Jim Morrison: Abbr. : UCLA
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Keyboard instruments : MOOGS
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Some contraband : IVORY
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Fish that migrates from seawater to freshwater and back : SHAD
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Playmate of Piglet : ROO
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Its roar is worse than its bite : PAPERTIGER
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It may be waved at the Olympics : EPEE
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Learning level : GRADE
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Language suffix : ESE
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Overdone : BANAL
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One of the Spice Girls and namesakes : EMMAS
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Northernmost borough of London : ENFIELD
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Well-planned : NEAT
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Elongated marine fish : EELPOUT
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Biathlon needs : SKIS
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Dinner bun : CRESCENTROLL
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Exempli gratia, e.g. : LATIN
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Abbr. on Rockies skeds : MST
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"Pride and Prejudice" beau : DARCY
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Root canal, in dentist-speak : ENDO
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Hair removal site : WAXINGSALON
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Composer Franz : LEHAR
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Seed cover : ARIL
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Mrs. Chaplin : OONA
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Egg : OVUM
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"South Pacific" role : EMILE
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Nabisco's ___ wafers : NILLA
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1987 Kubrick film : FULLMETALJACKET
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Longtime Chicago mayor : DALEY
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Capital of France's Aube department : TROYES
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"Ta-ta" : TOODLEOO
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Show awe, in a way : STARE
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Fix firmly : CEMENT
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Like a paradise : ELYSIAN
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Attorney William after whom a stadium is named : SHEA
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Given the ax? : HEWN
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Apple on a teacher's desk? : IMAC
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Neighbor of Chad : NIGER
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Sculpting medium : ICE
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Sen. John Kerry served there : NAM
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Sullen looks : GLOWERS
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Bob Hoskins's role in "Hook" : SMEE
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Zip : OOMPH
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Salem-to-Portland dir. : NNE
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Spiritual path in Hinduism : TANTRA
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Off the injured list : ACTIVE
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Start of a referral : GOSEE
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Work unit : ERG
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Chaim Potok novel : THECHOSEN
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Family-style Asian dish : HOTPOT
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See red, talk a blue streak, etc. : IDIOMS
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Perfume, in a way : CENSE
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Where Bernard Shaw was an anchor for 21 yrs. : CNN
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African grassland : VELDT
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Space City baseballer : ASTRO
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Had a bill, still : OWED
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Most base : WORST
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Pound sounds : ARFS
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Boring tool : TREPAN
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Greenish-blue : AQUA
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Tarot suit : CUPS
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Proverbial portion : HALFALOAF
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Beethoven's Third : EROICA
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Carpentry byproduct : SAWDUST
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London gallery : TATE
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Alice of "Hollywood Cavalcade" : FAYE
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What "[sic]" may signify : ERROR
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Paradise : HEAVEN
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Ralph Kramden catchphrase on old TV ... and a hint to this puzzle's theme : TOTHEMOON
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Ancient theaters : ODEA
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Dandelion or goldenrod, e.g. : WEED
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They're blown in the winds : OBOES
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Nelson ___, author of "The Man With the Golden Arm" : ALGREN
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Old Greek market : AGORA
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Singer Sumac : YMA
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Tied surgically : LIGATED
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Santana's "___ Como Va" : OYE
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Press : URGE
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Base of some ethanol : CORN
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Opinion pieces : OPEDS
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Always: It. : SEMPRE
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Quickly check (on) : PEEKIN
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Certain girder : IBAR
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Trapper's prize : PELT
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Hiram Walker, for one : DISTILLER
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Parasite : LEECH
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"Should ___ acquaintance be forgot ..." : AULD
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French town on the Vire : STLO
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Jive, e.g. : LINGO
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Outer: Prefix : ECTO
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Singer with the double-platinum album "The Memory of Trees" : ENYA
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French greeting : SALUT
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Burn at the end? : CREMATE
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Dogie catcher : LARIAT
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Underarm : AXILLA
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Garden fertilizer : MANURE
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Zigzag, in a way : SLALOM
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Airport screening equipment : WANDS
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Centaur's head? : SOFTC
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The "Claudius" in Tiberius Claudius Nero : NOMEN
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Page-turners are good ones : READS
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Life ___ : VEST
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Mid 12th-century date : MCLI
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Swedish retail giant : IKEA
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Province NW of Madrid : LEON
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W.W. II arena : ETO
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"___, captain!" : AYE
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Alkali in cleansers : LYE
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Response to a funny text : LOL
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Procter & Gamble detergent : JOY

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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