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NETWORKING

New York Times, Sunday, August 15, 1999

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 80 Missing: {Q} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 55 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0815 ( 18,177 )
Across
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Awestruck tourists, e.g. : GAPERS
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Not more than : ATMOST
13
Not as quiet : BUSIER
19
Eyepiece : OCULAR
20
One hit : SHOOTEE
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"Era la notte" opera : OTELLO
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"Monday Night Football" scene at Texas Stadium? : FULLHOUSECHEERSDALLAS
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Ernst contemporary : ARP
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Nibble : NOSH
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Understanding comments : OHS
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Desert sight : DUNE
30
Send on : REFER
33
More than disquiet : DREAD
35
Difficulty : ADO
36
"...and ___ yours!" : SOS
37
"Jerry Springer" topic? : IVEGOTASECRETFAMILY
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From the beginning, in music : DACAPO
45
Lifestyle : WAY
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Yelling : DIN
47
Big Ten Conf. member : OSU
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"The Addams Family" cousin : ITT
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___ acid : OLEIC
53
Enlightenment, in Zen : SATORI
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Drop off, maybe : NAP
56
Alternative title for "My Three Sons"? : CHIPSFATHERKNOWSBEST
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Gang leader of 70's-80's music : KOOL
62
Safire subject : USAGE
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"The door's open" : ENTER
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Loses it : SNAPS
67
Kind of cap : POLAR
70
Reprimands : SLAPS
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For the full band, on a score : TUTTI
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Mediterranean tourist destination : IBIZA
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Bring (out) : TROT
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Why "The Brady Bunch" girls do well on exams? : SISTERSGETSMARTCOACH
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Rock's Bon Jovi : JON
88
Rumbled in the wee hours? : SNORED
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Hard sell, maybe : SPIEL
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Gulager of TV's "The Virginian" : CLU
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Decide to leave, with "out" : OPT
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Alley ___ : OOP
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Kind of degree : NTH
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Had space for : SEATED
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Part of an action sequence on "N.Y.P.D. Blue"? : THEFUGITIVECOPSTAXI
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Musical dir. : RIT
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Hook shape : CEE
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Toyota model : SUPRA
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Training sites, for short : TECHS
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Off-road transports: Abbr. : ATVS
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Start of many California place names : SAN
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Funny one : RIOT
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Dig in : EAT
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Effect of laryngitis on "The Nanny" star? : HEEHAWLAUGHINJEOPARDY
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Deepest of the Finger Lakes : SENECA
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Sea cow : MANATEE
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Book that's not read much : MANUAL
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Quick round of tennis : ONESET
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Everett of "An Ideal Husband" : RUPERT
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"Villette" novelist : BRONTE
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Be a success in life : GOFAR
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Find ___ for the common cold : ACURE
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1994 Best Original Screenplay winner : PULPFICTION
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Room extension : ELL
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Cheering word : RAH
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Hit letters : SRO
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Group : ASSORT
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Hemingway setting : THESEA
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Coffee orders : MOCHAS
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Circus cry : OOH
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Jeanne, e.g.: Abbr. : STE
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Piece of pipe : TEE
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Gym shapes : BODS
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"Respect for Acting" author Hagen : UTA
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Inhabitually : SELDOM
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Ignes fatui : ILLUSIONS
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Dash : ELAN
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"Oliver Twist" girl : ROSE
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Weather, in a way : ERODE
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Nullify : UNDO
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Discredited, as a theory : SHOTDOWN
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Actress Bartok : EVA
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Some used cars : REPOS
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It glistens : DEW
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Indo-___ : ARYAN
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___ Island, Fla. : SANIBEL
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Driving passion? : GOLF
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Hogshead : CASK
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Many Guinness listings : FIRSTS
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Future atty.'s challenge : LSAT
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Western agreement? : YUP
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Gumshoe : DICK
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Friend of D'Artagnan : ATHOS
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Lac contents : EAU
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"___ Over" (1964 hit) : ITS
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Bloke : CHAP
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Water tester, maybe : TOE
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Subdivision maps : PLATS
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It's big in corporate management : EGO
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Like old cigars, maybe : RELIT
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Sister of Calliope : ERATO
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Annoys : PUTSOUT
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Court worker : STENOG
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Muscles on 13-Down : ABS
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Hoopsters' targets : RIMS
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Rehearsal : PRACTICERUN
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Architectural column support : SOCLE
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Sweltering : TROPICAL
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Frequent negotiator with the P.L.O. : ISR
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Blast : ZAP
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Jackie's O : ARI
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Result of a failure : THUD
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Campus figure : SOPH
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Mediate : INTERVENE
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Subject of wishful thinking? : GENIE
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1999 Ron Howard satire : EDTV
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Consumer Reports report : TEST
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Slippage preventer : CLEAT
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Scribble (down) : JOT
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Guys : HES
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Fire : AXE
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Angles : FISHES
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Office break time, maybe : TENAM
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Mineral named for a French physicist : CURITE
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Judge, at work : OPINER
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Draft proposal for a treaty : PROJET
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Stuff : SATE
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Charged : HADAT
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Newspaper section : STYLE
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Mr. Moto reaction : AHSO
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81-Down, often : TEEN
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Thwack : SWAT
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First-class : ACE
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Old political alliance: Abbr. : UAR
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Safari sight : GNU
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Fortune : HAP
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Executive Fed. agcy. : OMB
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38-Down benchmark : PAR
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"Is that ___?" : ANO

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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