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Baseball At The Movies

New York Times, Sunday, August 13, 1995

Author:
Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 79 Missing: {JQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0813 ( 16,714 )
Across
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Duel tool : EPEE
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Plant bristle : ARISTA
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24-hr. service : ATM
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Barbarians : GOTHS
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Big bargain : DEAL
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One of a religious trio : CASPAR
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Revolutionary name : CHE
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Outlying, in a way : RURAL
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Powerful pitcher? (1975) : STRIKEFORCE
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Runabout : CAR
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"_____ to bury Caesar..." : ICOME
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"...lamp _____ my feet" : UNTO
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Dull and dreary : FLAT
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Attempting to score? (1978) : COMINGHOME
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"_____ the loneliest number" : ONEIS
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Song : LAY
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Rugged ridge : ARETE
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Punch : PEP
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Pageant title : MISS
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Dig : GET
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Finishes a flight : LANDS
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Players : GAMERS
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Veteran slugger comes out of retirement? (1992) : BATMANRETURNS
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"Any _____?" : TAKERS
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Anesthetic : GAS
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"Baked in _____" (nursery rhyme phrase) : APIE
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Smelly : FETID
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Plant anew : RESOW
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Medicine cabinet item : FLOSS
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Opposite sides : ENEMIES
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Gymnastics coach Karolyi : BELA
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Unassisted : ALONE
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Ump's strange calls? (1984) : ODDBALLS
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_____ it all : ABOVE
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Swimmer's path : LANE
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Lifesaver, maybe : RAFT
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Stews : OLIOS
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High pop-up? (1972) : SUPERFLY
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Terrific : BOFFO
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Shoot in the foot? : LAME
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Chinese flower : TEAROSE
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Author Bates et al. : ARLOS
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Final word : SAYSO
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Not absorbed : BORED
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Court plea, briefly : NOLO
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Earth covering : SOD
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Soldier's lodging : BILLET
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Defensive woes? (1967) : DOUBLETROUBLE
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"Gunsmoke" star : ARNESS
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Ocean : BRINY
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"She loves me _____" : NOT
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Medical prefix : NEUR
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Like the O.G.P.U. : SOV
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"Pudd'nhead Wilson" writer : TWAIN
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What's more : AND
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There's nothing like this, in song : ADAME
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Batter's new strategy? (1984) : SWINGSHIFT
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Plug up : CLOG
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Impolite remark : BARB
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1948 Tommy Dorsey hit : UNTIL
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Supermodel Carol : ALT
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Base runner's shining moment? (1949) : THEBIGSTEAL
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Reagan Cabinet member : MEESE
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Begin, with "off" : TEE
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Apollo site : HARLEM
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So : ERGO
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One of the Foys : EDDIE
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Tack on : ADD
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Zoo showoffs : OTTERS
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Brit. mil. awards : DSOS
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Co. founded by Perot : EDS
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Funnel-shaped flower : PETUNIA
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Sincere : EARNEST
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Snobbery : ELITISM
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Hotshot : ACE
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Give-away emcees : RAFFLERS
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Fence off : ISOLATE
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Fine mist : SPRAY
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White lie, perhaps : TACT
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A verb for you : ARE
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Grants : ACCORDS
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Parliamentary prospect : THAMES
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Kind of scholarship : MERIT
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Lively person : GRIG
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Response to a jerk? : OUCH
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Ticket dispenser : TROOPER
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Hits the nail on the head : HAMMERS
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Reposes : SLEEPS
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Wallops : KOS
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Film festival site : CANNES
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Vetoed : NEGATED
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Govt. book balancers : OMB
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Plague, with "at" : GNAW
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"Evita" Tony winner : LUPONE
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Proceed (from) : ARISE
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Like the arms in exercise class, at times : AKIMBO
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Toward the center : MEDIALLY
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Gone by : AGO
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Draw pile, in cards : TALON
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Take care of : TENDTO
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Invests with land, in olden times : FEOFFS
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Shoot down : REBUT
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Have wedding bells sans wedding bills : ELOPE
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Not yet completely lost : SAVEABLE
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Whipped : FLAYED
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Inventor Howe : ELIAS
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Replay feature : SLOMO
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Many college grads : BAS
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Ready : ALLSET
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Vane dir. : SSE
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Flynn and others : ERROLS
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Elapse, as years : ROLLBY
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"What _____ Believes" (Doobie Brothers hit) : AFOOL
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Woodlands : FORESTS
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Journalist Heywood : BROUN
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Consecrate : ANOINT
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Lot : SORT
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Hornet's nest : ADO
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More stuffy : STODGIER
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Sautéed : BROWNED
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On the guest list : INVITED
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Lacked purpose : DRIFTED
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Exalt : ENNOBLE
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Like some ancient manuscripts : UNDATED
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Some check payees : BEARERS
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Back pain : LUMBAGO
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Afore : ERE
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Take on : ASSUME
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Saved, with "out" : BAILED
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"_____ way to go!" : WHATA
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All-points bulletin : ALERT
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Sit-ups tighten them : ABS
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Decree _____ (legal term) : NISI
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Euphoria : GLEE
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Heart-to-heart : CHAT
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In spite of, in short : THO
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Baseball execs : GMS
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Article for Cervantes : LOS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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