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HOMONAMES

New York Times, Sunday, August 5, 2001

Author:
Peter Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter Gordon

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 63 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0805 ( 18,898 )
Across
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Street on a snow-covered hill : PICABO
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Agitated : ABOIL
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Farm animals : SOWS
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Highway sign abbr. : JCT
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A Gandhi : INDIRA
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Writer with the pen name Saki : MUNRO
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Magician in "The Tempest" : PROSPERO
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Tote a narrow opening? : CARRYFISSURE
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Worked the soil, in a way : HARROWED
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Intervals of an octave and a second : NINTHS
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Ruins a good book? : WRECKSREAD
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Start to fix? : PRE
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___-Ball : SKEE
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Modern June birthstone : PEARL
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Popular street name : ELM
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Onion made of a sturdy cotton fabric? : JEANSHALLOT
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Noblewoman : PEERESS
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Japanese dog : AKITA
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Tiny bit : DAB
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Like many a first-grader : SIX
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Zine reader : FAN
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Engine : MOTOR
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Some sprays : AEROSOLS
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Hun-armed bandit? : ATTILA
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Bookie? : BETMIDDLER
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Fire : ZEAL
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"___ ed Euridice" (Gluck opera) : ORFEO
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Carrot, e.g. : ROOT
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Stealin' from a bloodsucker? : ROBBINLEECH
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One of the Challenger astronauts : MCNAIR
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Occupied : INUSE
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Letter abbr. : MESSRS
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Satiate a ghost? : FILLSPECTER
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Friend of Françoise : AMIE
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Bradley and Epps : OMARS
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Closing act? : SALE
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Terse crackling sound? : CURTRUSTLE
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Internet novice : NEWBIE
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Second versions : REDRAFTS
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Add more lubricant : REOIL
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Attorney General nominee Baird : ZOE
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NATO member: Abbr. : GER
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Have an evening meal : SUP
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In the slightest degree : ATALL
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Most humid : DANKEST
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Vacation by a pier? : DOCKHOLIDAY
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Wall St. worker : ARB
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Abu ___ : DHABI
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Apparatus with pedals : LOOM
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Big Apple inits. : NYC
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Praying actions cause ennui? : KNEELSBORE
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Flugelhorn's cousin : CORNET
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Washing machine part : AGITATOR
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People who live next to a Y? : GYMNEIGHBORS
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Rampages : RUNSRIOT
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Icicles' starting points : EAVES
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Turkish mountain : ARARAT
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C.I.A.'s forerunner : OSS
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Torah holders : ARKS
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Alternative nickname to Pat : TRISH
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Two-seater : SURREY
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Photo : PIC
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___ flash : INA
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Mil. chief : CDR
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Part of A.F.B. : AIR
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___ Mawr, Pa. : BRYN
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Like a palooka : OAFISH
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Brand of light beer : AMSTEL
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Orchard unit : BUSHEL
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Blame : ONUS
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Not std. : IRR
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"Camelot" composer : LOEWE
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Ball : SPHERE
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Consultation sites : ORACLES
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Function : WORK
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Azerbaijan and Ukraine, once: Abbr. : SSRS
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Puts gems on a flute player? : JEWELSFIFER
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Best part : CREAM
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One of Taylor's eight : TODD
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Tiny openings : PORES
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1934 hit "___ Dinka Doo" : INKA
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Grammy category : RAP
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Kind of tea : PEKOE
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Singer Bonnie : RAITT
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Sci. of insects : ENTOM
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Sch. groups : PTAS
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Door part : JAMB
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Indian dress : SARI
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Methane's lack : ODOR
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Narrow inlet : RIA
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Eulogizes : EXTOLS
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Numbskulls : BOZOS
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Guinness and others : ALECS
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Sodium hydroxide, to a chemist : NAOH
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Idolizes : ADORES
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"Hold On Tight" group : ELO
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Switch heads? : RETITLE
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Sabrina of "The Cosby Show" : LEBEAUF
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Rest time: Abbr. : SAB
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Half of seis : TRES
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Stalactite former : DRIP
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Figures for poker players : LIMITS
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Capek play : RUR
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Not e'en once : NEER
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Certain copy : MIMEO
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Scratched-up leather straps? : CLAWEDREINS
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Workers' rights grp. : NLRB
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Give out : ASSIGN
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Calls for : NEEDS
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Potsie's pal, with "the" : FONZ
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Jaguar, e.g. : CAR
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"Rocky III" actor : MRT
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Crime boss : CAPO
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River to the Caspian : URAL
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Arrive, as darkness : SETIN
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Sycophant : TOADY
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Reddish purple : LILAC
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___ May of "The Beverly Hillbillies" : ELLY
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Sound of fright : EEK
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Fashion designer Gernreich : RUDI
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Hearst magazine : REDBOOK
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Helps in a heist : ABETS
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Cinema showings : SHORTS
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Gob : TAR
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Some computers : CLONES
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Branch Davidians leader : KORESH
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___ soit qui mal y pense : HONI
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Series enders : OMEGAS
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Black ___ cattle : ANGUS
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Sire : BEGET
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Corn syrup brand : KARO
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Zhivago's love : LARA
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Commotion : STIR
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Year in Sergius III's papacy : CMVI
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See-___ : THRU
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Shostakovich's "Babi ___" Symphony : YAR
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Place to get a screwdriver : BAR
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1967 Rookie of the Year : ORR
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Scottish explorer John : RAE
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Hog haven : STY

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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