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THE MAMAS AND THE PAPAS

New York Times, Sunday, August 21, 2005

Author:
Byron Walden
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Byron Walden

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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 136, Blocks: 71 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0821 ( 20,375 )
Across
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It's the top : ACME
5
Medieval chest : ARCA
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Energy ___ : CZAR
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Ideally : ATBEST
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Puts in one's place : SLAPSDOWN
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Rwandan people : HUTU
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Place to store food : LARDER
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Hardly snug attire : PARACHUTEPANTS
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Take offense : BRIDLE
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1967 war participant: Abbr. : ISR
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Harley, slangily : HOG
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Walruses and whales : MARINEMAMMALS
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Marker : CHIT
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Alternatives to lattes : CHAIS
34
Messenger ___ : RNA
35
Hawaiian bigeye : AHI
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Dove, for one : PASTPARTICIPLE
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Some are hidden : AGENDAS
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"If ___ you …" : IWERE
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Light into : ASSAIL
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The City of Churches : ADELAIDE
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Basketball commentator Dick : VITALE
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Face trouble : ACNE
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Lustrous fabrics : DAMASKS
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What major retailers do : MASSMARKETING
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Discomfit : ABASH
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Ram : BUTT
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Suffix with cine : PLEX
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Effeminate : FEY
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Dramatic medium : THESTAGE
66
Car that won the 1939 and 1940 Indianapolis 500 : MASERATI
69
Journal ending : ESE
71
National symbol of Wales : LEEK
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Whittle : PARE
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Brown shade : MOCHA
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Works on a car's alignment? : PARALLELPARKS
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Arc producer : TOPSPIN
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Impertinent one : SNIP
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Friend of Peppermint Patty : MARCIE
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Slip out of class : HALLPASS
85
Striped African animals : OKAPIS
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Like the mumps : VIRAL
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Trials : ORDEALS
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Store overseers : MALLMANAGEMENT
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Title of respect : SRI
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Actress Meyers : ARI
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"Mighty stream so deep and wide," in song : VOLGA
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To be, to Brutus : ESSE
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Sleepovers : PAJAMAPARTIES
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Morgue, for one : RUE
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Bill producer, for short : ATM
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Literary critic Trilling : LIONEL
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Tabloid nickname for Sydney Biddle Barrows : MAYFLOWERMADAM
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Largest city on the island Fyn : ODENSE
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AOL and others : ISPS
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Remote power source? : AABATTERY
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"The Kingdom and the Power" author : TALESE
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"Out!" : SHOO
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Article II subj. : PRES
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Requires : ASKS
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Glaze for fish dishes : ASPIC
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Go at it : CLASH
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Mr. Right, say : MARRIAGEMATERIAL
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Grp. setting standards : EPA
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Not standing : ADHOC
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Approximate : ROUGH
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100 lbs. : CWT
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Shortage of punch : ANEMIA
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Blacken : CHAR
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Tribe noted for its silver and turquoise jewelry : ZUNI
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Env. directive : ATTN
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Stratagem : RUSE
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Neighbor of Macedonia : ALBANIA
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Places for taking off : TARMACS
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Cup part : BRIM
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Source for Wagner's "The Ring of the Nibelung" : EDDA
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Leave the shelves : SELL
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"___ intéressant" : TRES
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P.T.A. concern : SCH
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Coat, as metal, to reduce its chemical reactivity : PASSIVATE
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Actor who played Santa with Nancy Reagan in his lap : MRT
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Flogging : THELASH
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Abbey area : APSE
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Emotionally withdrawn : INASHELL
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See 101-Down : TWIST
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Subject heading in a hotel brochure : PETS
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Composer Khachaturian : ARAM
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Disappointing return : RELAPSE
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"The hour ___ hand" : ISAT
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Community abutting Santa Monica : PACIFICPALISADES
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Swedish taxonomist Carl von ___ : LINNE
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Gray lines? : ELEGY
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Very little : ADAB
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Cartoonist Browne : DIK
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Pitches : ADS
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Computer pioneer Lovelace : ADA
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Film director ___ C. Kenton : ERLE
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Schnoz site : MUG
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Plop preceder : KER
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Case studies, e.g. : EXAMPLES
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Treat with honey : BAKLAVA
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Poivre's partner : SEL
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Crawl (with) : TEEM
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Even out : MAKELEVEL
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Boston-accented Harvard dropouts? : ARS
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Left over : TOSPARE
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Derby locale : EPSOM
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Name with instant brand recognition? : SANKA
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Peter O'Toole's role in "Troy" : PRIAM
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Cat sound : HISS
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The difference between what he said and what she said : ANS
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G.E. product: Abbr. : APPL
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Bluenose : PRIG
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Spread unit : ACRE
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Camel hazard? : TAR
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Fossilized : OLD
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Lanford Wilson's "The ___ Baltimore" : HOTL
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Declaration before washing up : IMAMESS
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Hillshire Farm's parent company : SARALEE
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Just beat : NIP
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"Sorry, Charlie" : NOSOAP
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Loonlike bird : GREBE
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Superstars walk around with them : AURAS
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Grim : STARK
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Tube top honors : EMMYS
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With 38-Down, common device on "The Twilight Zone" : PLOT
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"O patria mia" source : AIDA
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Follower of Hosea : JOEL
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Poet Sexton : ANNE
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"Yellow Dog" author Martin : AMIS
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Itch cause : RASH
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Toys for Tots, for example : TYPO
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In case it's true : IFSO
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911 responder: Abbr. : EMT
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Kind of cabinet : WAR
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___ clip : ATA

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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