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New York Times, Sunday, August 4, 2002

Author:
Robert Malinow
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert Malinow

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Malinow. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0804 ( 19,262 )
Across
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"Comin' ___ the Rye" : THRO
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Inscribed stone, maybe : SLAB
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"Master" : SAHIB
14
Person with answers : SWAMI
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Tough : HOOD
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Brief denial : NOTI
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Carlo Levi's novel town : EBOLI
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Ireland's De Valera : EAMON
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Musical comedy of 1947 : ROADTORIO
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Part of a jet : TAILSECTION
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It's received at a warehouse : ORDER
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Italian suffix : ETTA
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Breaks up hurriedly : SCATTERS
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Rodeo sight : BARREL
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Film director Hal : ASHBY
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"Battle Cry" novelist : URIS
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Moo ___ pork : SHU
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Geometric sets : LOCI
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Trigger, e.g. : PALOMINO
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Publishers' hirees, for short : EDS
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Trafalgar Square honoree : NELSON
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Lead-in to "Five Dollars" and "Sixpence" in song titles : IVEGOT
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Author Marsh : NGAIO
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Conscious : SENTIENT
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Myrrh, for one : RESIN
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Country whose official language is Dzongkha : BHUTAN
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Not teetotalers : USERS
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Nags : SHREWS
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Tolstoy heroine : KARENINA
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Yielded : BORE
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Cousin of "Hasta luego" : CIAO
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Antipoverty agcy. : OEO
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Classic bank giveaway : TOASTER
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"Goodbye" and "amen," usually : LASTWORDSSAID
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Isaac Asimov, notably : ATHEIST
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Word before and after "over" : END
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Discern : TELL
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Relatives of calories: Abbr. : BTUS
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Overmodest : PRIGGISH
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"Ad Astra per ___" (Kansas' motto) : ASPERA
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Sad sounds : MOANS
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Cab Calloway catchphrase : HIDEHO
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Washington or Phoenix : ACTOR
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Desk item : INBASKET
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Like a couch potato : INERT
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Yearn (for) : STARVE
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Quickly : ATONCE
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Bad-mouth : DIS
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Halves : MOIETIES
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"O, gie me the ___ that has acres o' charms": Burns : LASS
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Did not stir : SAT
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William Cowper composition : HYMN
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Bout of indulgence : SPREE
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Tea brand since 1892 : SALADA
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Archaeologist's prize : ARTIFACT
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1/2 fluid oz. : TBSP
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Part of a spur : ROWEL
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Stravinsky ballet : THEFIREBIRD
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Go preceder : BOARDWALK
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Race of Norse gods : AESIR
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Unbuilt : RAZED
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By that reasoning : ERGO
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Author Wiesel : ELIE
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Cup of café : TASSE
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Build : ERECT
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Believe : DEEM
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TV exec's work : SKED
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Pounds : THROBS
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Old-fashioned "Yippee!" : HOORAH
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Geococcyx californianus : ROADRUNNER
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More suitable for Robert Ripley : ODDER
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___-cone : SNO
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Historian's interest : LORE
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Going ___ : ATIT
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Ecological group : BIOTA
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Stiffen : SET
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The New York Nets were its last champs: Abbr. : ABA
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___ polloi : HOI
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Misfortunes : ILLS
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Ritz, e.g., to Brits : BISCUIT
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Middle management title : SECTIONHEAD
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Number of bulbs : WATTS
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French pal : AMIE
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Poor drainage area : MOOR
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Days ___ (business chain) : INNS
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Morning glory aid : TRELLIS
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Pull down : EARN
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Long for, with "to" : ASPIRE
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Alternative to draw : LOSE
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Argue : HAVEWORDSOVER
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Lucky, so to speak : BLESSED
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Oft-quoted athlete : YOGI
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Has the ingredients, with "of" : CONSISTS
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Because : INTHAT
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Brother : MONK
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Lose ignominiously, in slang : EATIT
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"Cheers" regular : DIANE
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52-Down gear : SONAR
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Word repeated in a French Hamlet's soliloquy : ETRE
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Magazine contents : GUNS
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K-19, for one : SUB
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That, to an hombre : ESO
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Not be just warm : BROIL
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English poet who wrote "Lady Jane Grey" : ROWE
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Woman in Ovid's "Metamorphoses" : ATALANTA
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Big name in watches : CASIO
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Bone: Prefix : OSTE
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1967 hit that begins "You know that it would be untrue" : LIGHTMYFIRE
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Vacationing : ONATRIP
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"Soap," for one : SERIAL
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Sap sucker : APHID
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Singer Lopez : TRINI
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Pelts : HIDES
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River to the Elbe : EGER
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Pear type : BOSC
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Perambulates : TAKESAWALK
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French article : UNE
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Fast one, for short : SST
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Kind of mail : HATE
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Like default figures : PRESET
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Roof style : MANSARD
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"Cool" ones : CATS
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Cool, once : BOSS
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Open : SINCERE
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Taliban leader : OMAR
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Antarctic penguin : ADELIE
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Turned state's evidence : TALKED
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They played Ricky Nelson and Bobby Darin : HIFIS
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Went out : EBBED
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Home Depot rival : LOWES
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Rat-___ : ATAT
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Three-toed bird : RHEA
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Harper of "Tender Mercies" : TESS
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Structural piece : TBAR
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Ticked off : SORE
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Beep : PAGE
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Suffix with magnet : IZE
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Kind of hall : REC
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Old agricultural letters : DDT
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CD finale? : ROM

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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