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New York Times, Sunday, August 21, 2011

Author:
Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alan Arbesfeld

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {BQZ} This is puzzle # 95 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Notepad: When this puzzle is done, look for a name (hinted at by 37-Down) hidden 17 times in the grid, each reading forward, backward, down, up or diagonally, word search-style.
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0821 ( 22,566 )
Across
1
One going into an outlet : PRONG
6
Sonata movement : RONDO
11
Org. for Lt. Columbo : LAPD
15
33 1/3 and others : RPMS
19
Buzz : RUMOR
20
Huge quantity : OCEAN
21
Cross letters : INRI
22
"___ la Douce" : IRMA
23
Again : ONEMORETIME
25
"I before E except after C" and others : MNEMONICS
27
Tampa-to-Orlando dir. : ENE
28
Swelling of the head : EGOMANIA
30
Carry illicitly : SMUGGLE
31
Modern: Ger. : NEU
33
Old Turkish V.I.P.'s : AGAS
34
"Now you ___ ..." : SEEIT
35
Skippy alternative : JIF
38
Attachment points under the hood : ENGINEMOUNTS
42
Finnish city near the Arctic Circle : OULU
46
Oodles : AMILLION
48
Street on old TV : DELLA
49
Racketeer's activity? : TENNIS
51
"Ideas for life" sloganeer : PANASONIC
53
Skips on water : DAPS
55
"The Canterbury Tales" pilgrim : REEVE
56
Sight near a drain : EDDY
57
Also : NOTTOMENTION
61
Dues payer: Abbr. : MEM
62
Mark Twain, e.g., religiously speaking : DEIST
64
Sp. miss : SRTA
65
Human, e.g., foodwise : OMNIVORE
67
Salad orderer's request : NOOIL
70
Mercedes competitor : LEXUS
73
Bothered : ATEAT
74
Attractive : MAGNETIC
77
Mother of Horus, in Egyptian myth : ISIS
79
"Mona Lisa" feature : SMILE
82
Prince Valiant's son : ARN
83
Part of the Hindu Godhead : DIVINEMOTHER
88
Summer hangout : POOL
89
Italian 10 : DIECI
91
Organic compound : ENOL
92
Rights of passage : EASEMENTS
94
1936 Loretta Young title role : RAMONA
96
Pioneering computer : ENIAC
99
Back end of a time estimate : LATEDATE
100
Carolina university : ELON
101
Terminology : NOMENCLATURE
104
___ Banos, Calif. : LOS
105
Skipping syllables : TRALA
107
Edible Andean tubers : OCAS
108
Cousin on "The Addams Family" : ITT
110
Prepared for YouTube, say : VIDEOED
113
Tyson nickname : IRONMIKE
116
Suffix with planet : OID
119
"Just a sec" : ONEMOMENT
121
Hillary Clinton and Nancy Pelosi : STATESWOMEN
124
"Fargo" director : COEN
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"This ___!" : ISIT
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Inner tube-shaped : TORIC
127
Perplexed : ATSEA
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Objectives : ENDS
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Firm part: Abbr. : ATTY
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Bag of chips, maybe : SNACK
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Unlocked? : SHORN
Down
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Maven : PRO
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Bit of Viking writing : RUNE
3
Sign : OMEN
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Ladies' club restriction : NOMEN
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Miracle-___ : GRO
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Nicolas who directed "The Man Who Fell to Earth" : ROEG
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Twice tetra- : OCTO
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Big name in upscale retail : NEIMAN
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Cracked or torn : DAMAGED
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What Rihanna or Prince uses : ONENAME
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City of the Kings : LIMA
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Former Texas governor Richards : ANN
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Like the alarm on many alarm clocks : PRESET
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Least hopeful : DIMMEST
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Notes to pick up on? : RINGTONE
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Self-righteous sort : PRIG
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Mid 22nd-century year : MMCL
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Ed.'s convenience : SASE
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French island WSW of Mauritius : REUNION
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Non's opposite : OUI
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Tryster with Tristan : ISOLDE
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Slippery ones : EELS
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Awake suddenly : SNAPTO
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Teased : JAPED
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"Have ___ myself clear?" : IMADE
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2003 Pixar film : FINDINGNEMO
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"___ further ..." : GONO
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U.S.A. or U.K. : INITS
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___ Bator, Mongolia : ULAN
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Stoic : UNEMOTIONAL
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Occasional ingredient in turkey dressing : LIVER
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1972 Bill Withers hit : USEME
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Applies, as paint : LAYSON
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Banks and Pyle : ERNIES
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PC key : CTRL
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Lower layer of the earth's crust : SIMA
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Suffix with Capri : OTE
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Magazine with an annual Hot 100 : MAXIM
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Neighbor of Que. : ONT
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Stood like a pigeon : TOEDIN
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Improvised musically : VAMPED
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"Lord, is ___?" : ITI
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In concert : LIVE
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Hope grp. : USO
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Spot : SITE
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One concerned with el niño : MADRE
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Sans-serif typeface : ARIAL
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Field of stars? : CINEMA
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Will of the Bible : SHALT
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Pick 6, e.g. : LOTTO
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Someone ___ : ELSES
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Zero : NONE
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"Sense and Sensibility" sister : ELINOR
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"___ Wood sawed wood" (old tongue-twister) : ESAU
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Hears again, as a case : RETRIES
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Treats with scorn : CONTEMNS
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It often has dashes : MEET
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Fatigue may be a symptom of it: Var. : ANAEMIA
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Approaches boldly : ACCOSTS
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O.K. Corral gunfighter : CLANTON
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Senior : OLDEST
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Capital of Eritrea : ASMARA
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Little hopper? : ROO
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Crown holder : TOOTH
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Viva ___ : VOCE
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Home ___ : INON
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One may be good or dirty : DEED
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Wee, informally : ITTY
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Suffix with arthr- : ITIC
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Sergeant in "The Thin Red Line" : KECK
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"___ sorry!" : IMSO
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One of them does? : DEER
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Annual b-ball event : NIT
122
Has been : WAS
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Palindromic girl's name : NAN

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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