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CATCH-ALL

New York Times, Sunday, August 3, 2003

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Page

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 80 Missing: {FJX} This is puzzle # 133 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0803 ( 19,626 )
Across
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Like the acid in apples : MALIC
6
Neckline? : LASSO
11
Deserving a thumbs-up : GOOD
15
Certain cookie : SNAP
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Idealized view of a parent, say, in psychology : IMAGO
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Oil-well capper Red ___ : ADAIR
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Morales of "La Bamba" : ESAI
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What an imp never wears : HALO
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___ chairman : MADAM
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Hero after whom eight U.S. counties are named : BOONE
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___ the Great, juvenile detective : NATE
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Ties around the middle : OBIS
27
"The nerve!" : INEVER
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High-level course planners? : GOURMETCOOKS
32
General assembly? : CADETCORPS
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Alice who won an Emmy for "Bewitched" : PEARCE
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Waggle dancer : BEE
38
Nutritional info : CALORIES
40
Trinity component : SON
41
Dramatist Fugard : ATHOL
45
William Kennedy Pulitzer-winning novel : IRONWEED
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Coin with the image of St. George the Warrior : KOPECK
53
Servant : HOUSEBOY
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Take care of : GETDONE
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Prefix with lateral : EQUI
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East Indian sailors : LASCARS
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Sulphur Island, for short : IWO
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Makes flush : TRUES
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Dilutes : THINS
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One attacking a colony, maybe : ANTEATER
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Taliban mullah and others : OMARS
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Metric liquid meas. : MLS
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It may have big ears : SWEETCORN
70
Mine : PIT
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Swiped a mink? : STOLE
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English court : CHANCERY
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Port in the Punic Wars : OSTIA
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Kind of probe : LUNAR
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Feel queasy, e.g. : AIL
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Dwellers along the Bay of Biscay : BRETONS
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Encourage, in a way : ABET
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1904 Olympics site : STLOUIS
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Thief : LARCENER
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Superlatively festive : GAYEST
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Envelope stuffer : ENCLOSER
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Lies : RESTS
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Meyers of "Kate & Allie" : ARI
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Los Angeles suburb next to Torrance : LAWNDALE
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Get battle-ready : ARM
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"You ___!" : BETCHA
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One who can't cope : BASKETCASE
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A small price to pay : POCKETCHANGE
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Like many fish and mountains : SCALED
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All over the media : HUGE
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___ soi (at home): Fr. : CHEZ
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"Alice" director, 1990 : ALLEN
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Zoo critter : ORANG
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List part : ITEM
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On earth : HERE
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Satisfy, in a way : SLAKE
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Blockheaded : DENSE
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Like some football passes : DEEP
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Flanders river : YSER
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Overblown : HYPED
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Some curlicue parts : ESSES
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Take off on : MIMIC
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Company named after its hometown : AMANA
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Put on : LADED
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"___ at the office" : IGAVE
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Rival of Ajax : COMETCLEANSER
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The Clintons' Buddy, e.g. : LAB
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Flap : ADO
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___ Tiago (one of the Cape Verde islands) : SAO
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Old jug : SINGSING
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Certain cookie : OREO
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Rap or country : GENRE
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Noted cave-dweller, informally : OSAMA
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"Colorado Serenade" and others : OATERS
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"Just for the taste of it" sloganeer : DIETCOKE
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"Git!" : SHOO
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Bigwig : NABOB
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Correspondently : ALIKE
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It might be mounted in the West : POSSE
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Widescreen choice : RCA
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In turmoil : UPSET
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Recent: Prefix : CENO
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Jumbles : OLIOS
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One of the Kennedy clan : RORY
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___ Tour : PRO
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Milk supplier : EWE
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Sports org. with the Calder Cup : AHL
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Just so : TOAT
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Counterpart of a speaking fee? : HUSHMONEY
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Swing : OSCILLATE
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Daily V.I.P. : EDITOR
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Woman's marriage gift: Var. : DOWERY
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Tavern owner, e.g. : PERMITTEE
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Algebra work : EQUATIONS
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Stage assistant : CUER
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Rodin sculpture, with "The" : KISS
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Abbr. in real estate ads : BRS
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Norse goddess of fate : NORN
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It's classified : TOPSECRETCODE
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For a bit : AWHILE
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Kevin of "S.N.L." fame : NEALON
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Toe count : TEN
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Hidden element in this puzzle's theme : ETC
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It gets to the point quickly : ACE
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"Git!" : SCAT
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Refuse to get rid of : SLAG
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Band member : TUBA
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Two-time Art Ross Trophy winner : ORR
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Turn ___ profit : ANET
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One Israel party leader : BARAK
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Yearbook inkers: Abbr. : SRS
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Elastic : STRETCHY
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Bruin athlete : UCLAN
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Pier grp. : ILA
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Salt pork : SOWBELLY
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Digital-display types : LEDS
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Kemo ___ : SABE
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White stuff, in Dundee : SNA
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They're produced by hives : ITCHES
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___ Cayes, Haiti : LES
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Greenfly, e.g. : APHID
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Way to go : ROUTE
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John D. MacDonald sleuth Travis ___ : MCGEE
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Like une amie : CHERE
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Stereotypical fraternity member : HAZER
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Troubles : CARES
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Philosopher Watts and others : ALANS
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Pick up : SENSE
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Head starts : EDGES
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Shawn of the N.B.A. : KEMP
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Band-Aid site : GASH
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Baby seat? : LAP
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Just make, with "out" : EKE
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Nascar racer Jarrett : NED

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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