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HEARD AT THE BAR

New York Times, Sunday, August 26, 2001

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Silvestri

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 77 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 104 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0826 ( 18,919 )
Across
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Finished, as doughnuts : FROSTED
8
Latin step : SAMBA
13
Justice Ginsburg's maiden name : BADER
18
What a car may be put into : REVERSE
19
Expresses, maybe : TRAINS
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Dress styles : ALINES
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Echo : ITERATE
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Rank : ROTTEN
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Play the flute : TOOTLE
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Prison party? : STRIPEDBASH
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Where golfers slam-dance? : MOSHGREEN
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Systems of rules : CODES
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Took the cake? : ATE
32
Tony-winning actor of 1962 and 1990 : MORSE
33
Rebellious Turner : NAT
34
Lennon's in-laws : ONOS
35
Lively circle? : HORA
37
Foes of Fortinbras, in Shakespeare : DANES
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Ad ___ per aspera (Kansas' motto) : ASTRA
40
Overcharge : SOAK
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Was in misery : AILED
42
Eucharistic plate : PATEN
43
Bundle : PACKET
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Jewelry designer Peretti : ELSA
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Henry's sixth : PARR
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Street of mystery : DELLA
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Protection against rustling? : SWISHGUARD
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Culmination : ACME
57
Feel empathy : RELATE
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"Here ___ Again" (1987 #1 hit) : IGO
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"Touch me with noble ___": King Lear : ANGER
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Chelsea Hospital architect : WREN
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Lover of Aphrodite : ARES
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Diet breaker, maybe : NOSH
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Piece of evidence in a trial : TAPE
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Kerouac or Burroughs : BEAT
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Approaching : NIGH
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Drives a getaway car for, e.g. : ABETS
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Prefix with chloride : TRI
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Actor Everett of "Citizen Kane" : SLOANE
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Lollapalooza : ONER
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Netting on all sides? : MESHAROUND
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Methyl methacrylate, e.g. : ESTER
78
___-doke : OKEY
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It might follow "one, two, three" : HIKE
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Flexible response : EITHER
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Ribbon holder : SPOOL
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Rub the wrong way : CHAFE
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Paranoiac's worry : PLOT
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League members : TEAMS
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Sound loudly : BLARE
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Drops from above : RAIN
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Garage job : LUBE
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Old Egyptian letters : UAR
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Where 88-Across play : ARENA
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Staccato indicator : DOT
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It's getting carried away : MANIA
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Impertinent group? : BRASHBAND
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Hawkeye/Hot Lips encounter? : MASHMEETING
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Army medic : AIDMAN
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Patron : CLIENT
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Adjacency : ABUTTAL
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Cold explosion? : SNEEZE
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Goddess of sorcery : HECATE
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Promising : ROSEATE
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Sonny ___, Duke Ellington's longtime drummer : GREER
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Impede : DETER
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Israel's parliament : KNESSET
Down
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California city, informally : FRISCO
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Sports Illustrated's 1984 Sportswoman of the Year : RETTON
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Not moderate : OVERDO
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Best of seven, say : SERIES
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Some football plays : TRAPS
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This, in Tampico : ESTE
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Exploit : DEED
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Geologists' studies : STRATA
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Stopped lying? : AROSE
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"Do the ___" : MATH
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Short time : BIT
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Buttercup family member : ANEMONE
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Surround : BATHE
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"... bump on ___" : ALOG
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Stylish gown : DIOR
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Peace maker : ENTENTE
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Brush up on : RELEARN
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Made noises at night : SNORED
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Heroine of Wagner's "The Flying Dutchman" : SENTA
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Intruder alert? : BARK
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Lottery org. : SSS
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Sweet Spanish wine : MALAGA
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Clod chopper : HOE
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Bay filler : OATS
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Restaurant serving : DISH
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Alpine stream : AAR
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Nonsense involving farm bedding? : STRAWBOSH
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Game in which jacks are highest trumps : SKAT
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To boot : ALSO
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Qualcomm Stadium squad : PADRES
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Look through a window, maybe : PEERIN
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Claim : ALLEGE
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Space for a cymbalist? : CLASHROOM
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H's position : EIGHTH
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Ready : PREP
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Pipe cleaner : DRANO
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Becomes aware, with "up" : WISES
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Not even : UNTRUE
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Over : AGAIN
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Bring to life : CREATE
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Not so nice : MEANER
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Sign on a door : ENTER
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Crown topper : ENAMEL
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Mind : OBEY
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1943 Bogart film : SAHARA
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Drag : TOKE
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Liepaja resident : LETT
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Rampant : RIFE
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Supermarket section : DELI
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Big cuffs? : KOS
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Product of a solution : ION
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Cauterizing : SEARING
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St. Patrick's Day celebrant : PARADER
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Hold tight : CLENCH
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Oversaw : HANDLED
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Way : PATH
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Brass section : TUBAS
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Top piece : BRA
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Play list? : ROSTER
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Drinks to sip : LATTES
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Colt legend : UNITAS
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In pairs, botanically : BINATE
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One destined for baldness? : EAGLET
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Dogpatch name : ABNER
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"Paradiso" writer : DANTE
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North Sea feeder : MEUSE
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Hook's mate : SMEE
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Part of a summer forecast : HAZE
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Cold cuts, e.g. : MEAT
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German capital : MARK
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Black, to Blake : EBON
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Curling surface : ICE

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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