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Dispossessed

New York Times, Sunday, August 17, 1997

Long-winded oration of Andrew, e.g.?

Author:
Cathy Millhauser
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Cathy Allis

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 136, Blocks: 76 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 33 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York Times8/17/97 ( No. 17,449 )
Across
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Mailing supply : LABELS
7
Leaves of metal : FOILS
12
Coped : MANAGED
19
A Musketeer : ARAMIS
20
Cliched movie ending : SUNSET
21
Better : IMPROVE
22
Most ghastly : PALEST
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Hose-wielding serf, perhaps? : THELORDSPRAYER
25
Slangy acumen : SMARTS
26
1977 film killer : ORCA
27
"The Clan of the Cave Bear" author : AUEL
28
Charlotte's web site : BARN
29
Developmental period : AGE
30
Trumpeter Ziggy : ELMAN
31
Rabin's successor : PERES
33
Fact about unladylike habits? : WOMENSWEARDAILY
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Chow : EATS
41
Cries akin to "Shucks!" : AWS
42
Clingmans Dome locale: Abbr. : TENN
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T or F, e.g.: Abbr. : ANS
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Overhauled : REDONE
46
Charleston dancer : FLAPPER
49
"This means ___!" : WAR
51
Expert witness at a trial : CORONER
52
Samplers : TESTERS
53
Ones peeking at rams and ewes? : SHEPHERDSPIES
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Winter Palace dweller, once : TSAR
57
Loser to Braddock, 1935 : BAER
58
Emollient source : ALOE
59
Rent : TORE
60
Famed Chicago boat? : MRSOLEARYSCOW
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Invitation word : COME
69
"Help!" in France : AMOI
70
Pilgrim's pronoun : THEE
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Blood: Prefix : HEMA
75
Long-winded oration of Andrew, e.g.? : APOSTLESCREED
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Heavenly host : CHERUBS
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Bureaucratic stuff : REDTAPE
82
John Dos Passos trilogy : USA
83
Pass in some bowls : LATERAL
84
Yak in the pulpit : PREACH
85
Qt. couple : PTS
87
More than chuckle : ROAR
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The Nittany Lions: Abbr. : PSU
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Early pulpit : AMBO
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Stifling of a happy bird? : WHISTLERSMOTHER
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Hotfoot it : SCOOT
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Refreshing spot : OASIS
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Get nosy : PRY
100
Vacation sites : SPAS
104
Ancient Roman wheel : ROTA
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Lt. Kojak : THEO
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Prefix with -graph : SEISMO
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Seedy place? : AROOMOFONESOWN
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Live, as a game ball : INPLAY
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Pen : CONFINE
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Habituates : INURES
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The Green Wave : TULANE
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Popular Christmas gift : SWEATER
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Like Batman : CAPED
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Volcano, e.g. : SPEWER
Down
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Napkin holders : LAPS
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Composer Khachaturian : ARAM
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Back talk, to one prophet? : BALAAMSASS
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Crop up : EMERGE
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Conversation starter : LISTEN
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J.F.K. jet set : SSTS
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1995 cop on the spot : FUHRMAN
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Like some garages : ONECAR
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Montreal, for one : ISLAND
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Guitar designer Fender : LEO
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Buckle up : STRAPIN
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Stephen King title : MISERY
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Capacious : AMPLE
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Member-supported org. : NPR
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Abu Dhabi denizen : ARAB
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"Naked Maja" painter : GOYA
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By any chance : EVER
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Laura or Bruce of film : DERN
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Hot : STOLEN
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Political debates, often : DUELS
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Washstand toppers : EWERS
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Palmists, e.g. : SEERS
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Go with the wind : WAFT
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Certain fledgling : OWLET
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Suffix with hoop : STER
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Modern Maturity grp. : AARP
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Emulate Mia : ADOPT
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Thomas Mann's "___ Kroger" : TONIO
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Mean grin : SNEER
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Event for those who know the ropes : RODEO
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Irish offshoot : ERSE
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Span. coin: Abbr. : PTA
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Short wave? : PERM
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Coaster rider's cry : WHEE
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Makes bubbly : AERATES
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Swamp critter : CROC
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___ law (ancient code) : SALIC
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Worked with alfalfa : HAYED
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Additionally : ELSE
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Hecklers' chorus : BOOS
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Nobel-winning Bunche : RALPH
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Captain Hook's sidekick : SMEE
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Ostrich cousin : RHEA
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Sharpen : WHET
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Kvetch : CARP
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Kind of hat or house : OPERA
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Web user's need : MODEM
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Cornerstone abbr. : ESTAB
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Afore : ERE
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Irish side dish? : MURPHYSLAW
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Humble : ABASE
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Guadalajara lunch : TACOS
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"Tom Thumb" star Tamblyn, 1958 : RUSS
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Kind : CLASS
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Ruin : HARM
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Cast aspersions on : SLUR
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It's a snap : PHOTO
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Huge : TITANIC
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Mended : RESEWED
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___ Hound (Canis Major) : ORIONS
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Low-frequency speaker : WOOFER
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Tallies : TOTSUP
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Pakistani city : LAHORE
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Unfold : OPENUP
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Big hit : TRIPLE
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Hag : CRONE
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Bursae : SACS
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Fore-and-after's fore : PROW
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Tops : AONE
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Remote location : SOFA
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Rests : SITS
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Silver hair : MANE
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___ and terminer : OYER
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Weimar "with" : MIT
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Spanish queen until 1931 : ENA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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