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IS THERE AN ECHO IN HERE?

New York Times, Sunday, August 15, 2010

Author:
Daniel C. Bryant
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Daniel C. Bryant

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 68 Missing: {KXZ} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Bryant. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0815 ( 22,195 )
Across
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Writer of the short story "The Overcoat" : GOGOL
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Sitcom with three stars : MASH
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Compos mentis : SANE
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Some Latinas: Abbr. : SRTAS
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Hersey novel setting : ADANO
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Cream, e.g. : TRIO
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Angel : DEAR
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Parts of many a still life : PEARS
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Underachiever's motto? : MAYITEVERBESOSO
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SALT topic : ICBMS
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Vladimir Nabokov novel : PNIN
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It's noble : NEON
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Sol mates? : LAS
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Some court pleas, for short : NOLOS
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U.N.-created land: Abbr. : ISR
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Places where masseurs massage : SPAS
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Trouble's partner : TOIL
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Milk containers : UDDERS
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Being debated : ATISSUE
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"The Mystery of ___ Vep," 1990s Off Broadway play : IRMA
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E is its lowest note : GCLEF
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Majorcan affirmation? : MEDITERRANEANSISI
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She-bear: Sp. : OSA
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7-0 record, e.g. : SWEEP
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Something for a kid to keep on hand? : MITTEN
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Portuguese wines : MADEIRAS
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Worthy of mention : NAMABLE
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"The lowest form of humor," per Samuel Johnson : PUN
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Grps. that know the drill? : ROTCS
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Roam and raid : MARAUD
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Not yet acquired, as knowledge : UNLEARNT
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___-all : CURE
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Inhabitant: Suffix : OTE
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Registering a poodle? : LICENSINGFIFI
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Steve Martin's "boy king" : TUT
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What atoms do : BOND
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Liza Minnelli's father : VINCENTE
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Contents of sleeves : ALBUMS
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N.S.A. concern, for short : INTEL
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Ultimate : NTH
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Hulk Hogan or Andre the Giant, slangily : RASSLER
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"Vitruvian Man" artist : LEONARDO
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Part of batting instruction : STANCE
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"Twin Peaks" actor Jack : NANCE
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Misspeak, e.g. : ERR
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Guy holding a Hostess snack cake? : THEMANWITHTHEHOHO
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Canadian curling championship, with "the" : BRIER
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Procrastinator's response : SOON
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Decimal system : BASETEN
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The beginning : DAYONE
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Dom ___, "Inception" hero : COBB
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___ Ed : PHYS
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Letter run : QRS
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Skyscraper support : IBEAM
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300 to 3,000 MHz range : UHF
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___ fixe : IDEE
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Popular fragrance : TABU
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Slithering menace : COBRA
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Words of caution from Rodolfo? : DONTTREADONMIMI
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"___ I might ..." : TRYAS
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"___ Diana's altar to protest": Shak. : ORON
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Dinner crumbs : ORTS
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Certain Central Asian : TATAR
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Puts back in : STETS
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Politico Gingrich : NEWT
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[Over here!] : PSST
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Bounce : EJECT
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Group of whales : GAM
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Harem room : ODA
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Annual parade subject : GAYPRIDE
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"Go ___!" : ONIN
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Fin de siècle writer Pierre ___ : LOTI
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V.J.'s employer : MTV
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The "A" of sports' A.F.L. : ARENA
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Begets : SIRES
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Red Skelton persona : HOBO
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Organizer of many a sit-in: Abbr. : SDS
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Windblown : AEOLIAN
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Like Bob Dylan's voice : NASAL
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Opposite of Thanatos, to Freud : EROS
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More thin and frail : SPINDLIER
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Modify, as software : RECODE
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Reservation at a Johannesburg restaurant? : TABLEFORTUTU
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Mail : ARMOR
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112-Across sound : SSSSS
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Follow : ENSUE
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Hors d'oeuvre follower : ENTREE
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Pet food company since 1946 : IAMS
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Worry : STEW
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Constant, in product names : PERMA
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"Toe" of the Arabian Peninsula : OMAN
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Coll. in La Jolla : UCSD
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Tuscan town, home of the painter Duccio : SIENA
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Biblical correspondent : STPAUL
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Very emotional : INTENSE
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Designer Versace : GIANNI
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Gently roast ... or something that's roasted : RIB
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Out of the office, perhaps : ATLUNCH
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Blue pixie : SMURF
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Hipbone attachment : SACRUM
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Ledger list : ASSETS
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Sports org. since 1894 : IOC
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Year Columbus returned from his final voyage to the New World : MDIV
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Something that's "Miss" titled? : PAGEANT
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Where the driver is driving Miss Daisy : MOBILE
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Sorry soul? : ATONER
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Landlord's ultimatum? : RENTORBYEBYE
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Sculptor Maya : LIN
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Board, in a way : ENTRAIN
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Purveyor of nonstick cookware : TFAL
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Bit of air pollution : CINDER
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Div. of biology : ENTOM
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Actresses Kristen and Graff : ILENES
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Locale for a trophy display : DEN
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Astronomer Tycho ___ : BRAHE
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Traditional church celebration : LATINMASS
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Univ., e.g. : SCH
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Held in reserve : SETBY
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First president of South Korea : RHEE
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Supercilious sort : SNOB
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Nearly worthless : TWOBIT
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Almost : NOTQUITE
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What's expensive in Paris? : CHER
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Time on end : EONS
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Currently : ASOFNOW
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Must : HASTO
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Try to scare off, in a way : ROARAT
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Library shelfful: Abbr. : DICTS
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End early : ABORT
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Work that's no fun : CHORE
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Jury members : PEERS
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Track meet events : HEATS
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Japanese noodle : UDON
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Sell-off, say : DROP
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Play money? : ANTE
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Key with five sharps: Abbr. : BMAJ
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It has a blast : TNT
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Mar. weekend shortener : DST
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___ and cheese : MAC
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Operator of the original N.Y.C. subway : IRT

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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