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New York Times, Sunday, August 31, 2008

71-Across : Done

Author:
Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 136, Blocks: 62 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 79 for Mr. Arbesfeld.
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© 2008, The New York Times8/31/08 ( No. 21,481 )
Across
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Pep rally shout : GOTEAM
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Sics on : LETSAT
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More than a favorite : SUREBET
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Program begun under Kennedy : APOLLO
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Digs : ISINTO
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Single advancement : ONEBASE
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Plea made to a chimney sweep? : SAYITAINTSOOT
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Holding one's own : NOWORSE
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Topic in a golf lesson : STANCE
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Pancho's pal : CISCO
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Colonial John : ALDEN
30
Moving : ASTIR
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___ hole in (corrodes) : EATSA
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Graduation deliveries : ORATIONS
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Jobs for some underwriters, for short : IPOS
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Distribute equal amounts? : ALLOTTHESAME
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"The Daughter of Time" novelist, 1951 : TEY
42
Friendliness : WARMTH
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"___ Mucho" (1944 #1 hit) : BESAME
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1968 live folk album : ARLO
47
Humorist Sedaris : AMY
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Sub : HOAGIE
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Maximum extent : HILT
53
Pushover : SOFTY
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Vote involved in a 15th wedding anniversary? : CRYSTALBALLOT
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Recipient of a lettera amorosa : CARO
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Missile Command maker : ATARI
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Floors : KOS
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Sounds from a hot bath : AHS
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Subject to loss on a laptop : UNSAVED
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Follies : LUNACIES
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Genetic letters : RNA
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Have no accomplices : ACTALONE
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Done : ATANEND
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Three times a day, on an Rx : TID
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Thurman of "The Avengers" : UMA
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Title role for Streisand : YENTL
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Mire : MUCK
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Narrow-minded affairs? : BIGOTBUSINESS
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Kitchen appliance brand : OSTER
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When doubled, an old sitcom sign-off : NANU
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Blasts from the past, briefly : NTESTS
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Payroll fig. : SSN
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N.B.A. star Lamar ___ : ODOM
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Act as a go-between : LIAISE
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Main lines : AORTAE
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Peter Pan rival : JIF
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Teacher's pet? : SCHOOLMARMOT
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Commercial prefix with jet : AERO
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One making an impression : ENGRAVER
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Poet who wrote "She walks in beauty, like the night" : BYRON
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Belong : FITIN
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Blacksmith, often : SHOER
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Race of Norse deities : AESIR
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Picks up : LEARNS
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More like a bubble bath : SUDSIER
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Stop to admire one's pillaging? : LOOTANDBEHOLD
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Hams : EMOTERS
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World capital said to have been founded by King Midas : ANKARA
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Muse of astronomy : URANIA
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"Hmmm ..." : LETSSEE
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Theater annoyance : BEEPER
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Manages : GETSBY
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Oomph : GAS
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W.W. II agcy. : OPA
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Movie with the repeated line "To infinity, and beyond!" : TOYSTORY
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Snobbery : ELITISM
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Site of many kisses : ALTAR
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Sound from a dungeon : MOAN
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Hereditary : LINEAL
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Around 1,000, e.g.: Abbr. : EST
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Word repeated in Emily Dickinson's "___ so much joy! ___ so much joy!" : TIS
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Winter vehicles with treads : SNOCATS
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Yours, in Nemours : ATOI
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Day care charges : TOTS
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State in the Sierra Madre : SONORA
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Game with Wild Draw Four cards : UNO
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Runs the hose over again : REWATERS
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Stopping place in a Carlo Levi title : EBOLI
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Sexiest bell ringer? : BARDOTOFAVON
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Ancient Jewish ascetic : ESSENE
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Lilliputian : TEENSY
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Home of the world's northernmost capital: Abbr. : ICEL
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"I Never Played the Game" writer : COSELL
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Sanyo competitor : AIWA
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___ blocker : SPAM
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"This Boy's Life" author Wolff : TOBIAS
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Nerve material? : STEEL
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Health org. : AMA
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Stern cry? : AHOY
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"Very funny!" : HAHAHA
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Oscar winner Jannings and others : EMILS
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Again and again? : THRICE
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Spots : LOCALES
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Showed hospitality at the door : ASKEDIN
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Bygone muscle cars : GTOS
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They have substantial bills : TOUCANS
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Sen. Lott : TRENT
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Mountain air : YODEL
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Got started, with "up" : CRANKED
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Alternative to a hotel, briefly : BANDB
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Cable channel whose first showing was "Gone With the Wind" : TNT
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John Wayne film, with "The" : ALAMO
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"Swan Lake" garb : TUTUS
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Part of a Beckett play? : ANACTOFGODOT
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Makes an assertion : SAYSSO
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Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6 ___ minor : INB
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Mass, for one : RITUAL
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Gallic girlfriend : AMIE
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"Pagliacci" clown : TONIO
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Guam, e.g.: Abbr. : USTERR
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Aplenty : GALORE
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Take back : UNSAY
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Ministre d'___ : ETAT
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You can count on them : ROSARIES
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Texas toppers : STETSONS
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Delhi wrap : SARI
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Bygone Dodge : NEON
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Early 12th-century year : MCV
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What turned-out pants pockets may signify : IMBROKE
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Slicker accessory : RAINHAT
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Toastmaster General of old comedy : JESSEL
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Bury : INHUME
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Last ride? : HEARSE
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Hungarian playwright known for "Liliom" : MOLNAR
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Like a line, briefly : ONED
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Pauses : RESTS
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Partner in a French firm, maybe : FRERE
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Hunk : SLAB
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Actress Skye : IONE
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Put ___ in one's ear : ABUG
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Prior to, in verse : ERE
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Select : TAP
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We may precede this : ARE
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Ad ___ : LIB
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Box on a calendar : DAY

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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