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"UH-OH"

New York Times, Sunday, August 6, 2000

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 72 Missing: {JVXZ} This is puzzle # 114 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0806 ( 18,534 )
Across
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G : THOU
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Select, with "for" : OPT
8
Ah follower : CHOO
12
Atomic pile : REACTOR
19
Moroccolike leather : ROAN
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Dramatic court action : SLAMDUNK
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Vital engine conduit : OILLINE
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Working in a mess : ONKP
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Vain mountaineer's motto? : PIKESPEAKORBOAST
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Didn't come to terms : DISAGREED
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Rank in the 40-Down : CPO
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Disney V.I.P. : EISNER
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Inactivity : INERTIA
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Auxiliary : AIDE
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Like mesh : NETTY
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People who love baths? : ALLDAYSOAKERS
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Part of Q.E.D. : QUOD
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"When in ___ tell the truth": Twain : DOUBT
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Soldier material? : TIN
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Some fraternity men : NUS
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Poke holes in : STAB
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Like a monster : OGRISH
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Wiretap victim's wish? : GOODCLEANPHONE
54
Seethe : BOIL
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Belgian river : YSER
57
U-___ : HAUL
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Actor Greene : LORNE
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Düsseldorf donkey : ESEL
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Put on : DON
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Part of some gym exercise equipment : STAIR
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The very best : TIPTOP
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Problem for the Shanghai police? : ORIENTALROGUE
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James Michener opus : IBERIA
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"Something of Value" author Robert : RUARK
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Blink of an eye : SEC
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Abe's Mary : TODD
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Lush material : SATIN
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"___ Ha'i" : BALI
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Defraud : BILK
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Switch add-on : EROO
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Graffiti? : BLACKWALLNOTES
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Coils : SKEINS
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Rembrandt's land: Abbr. : NETH
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High rollers? : ELS
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Like a good bond : AAA
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Make reparations : ATONE
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Sign seen in Times Square : TKTS
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Pirate flag in the summer sun? : HOTCROSSBONES
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Alexander, to friends : SASHA
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Like : ASIF
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Stop listening : TUNEOUT
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Praline ingredient : ALMOND
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Suffix with honor : ARY
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Spoiled brat's display : PETULANCE
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Policy of a strict naval blockade? : NOIFSANDSORBOATS
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Superman's mother : LARA
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Spanish valentine sentiment : YOTEAMO
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Give up : CRYUNCLE
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Grandson of Eve : ENOS
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It's far out : OPENSEA
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Take note of : HEED
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Turner in Atlanta : TED
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Suggestive : RACY
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Trampled : TROD
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___ soit qui mal y pense (classic motto) : HONI
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Squirrels' haunts : OAKS
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Matter of growing interest : UNPAIDBILL
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Fish hawk : OSPREY
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Electrician's need : PLIERS
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Become attracted by : TAKETO
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Some savings accts. : CDS
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Drillmaster's syllable : HUP
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Kind of garage : ONECAR
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Nocturnal animals of the upper Congo : OKAPIS
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Aussie hopper, for short : ROO
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Revolutionary Michael Collins's country : EIRE
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Pink-eyed panther, say : ALBINO
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Union site : CLOSEDSHOP
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1960's-70's All-Star Luis : TIANT
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Start : ONSET
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Hear again : RETRY
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Go-between : MEDIATOR
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Decked : KOD
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No-see-ums : GNATS
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Sony founder Morita : AKIO
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Identical : EQUAL
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Big name in Web software : ADOBE
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Symbols of industry : LOGOS
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Pulitzer winner Alison : LURIE
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Call a halt to : END
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Service for a 28-Across : USN
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Freudian topic : NEUROSIS
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Civil wrong : TORT
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Part of A.D. : ANNO
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Page : BEEP
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Victim of Hercules : HYDRA
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Big brass : GENERALS
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Billiards need : CHALK
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Retreat : LAIR
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Ballet bend : PLIE
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"___ lied!" : SOI
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One may be taken to the cleaners : STAIN
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Besmirch : TAR
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Plastic surgeons' work : TUCKS
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Piggish remark : OINK
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Zero : NULL
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It may get in your hair : GEL
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Novel ID : ISBN
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Farm wagon item : BALE
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Maine, e.g., in Metz : ETAT
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Manfred von ___ (The Red Baron) : RICHTHOFEN
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Dry : TEETOTALER
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Stars with a belt : ORION
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Clergyman/poet John : DONNE
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Medicates : DOSES
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Light wood : BALSA
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Be relevant to : BEARUPON
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Dripping : WET
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Meal starter? : OAT
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Playing to someone's vanity, maybe : TACT
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War-torn capital of the 1980's-90's : KABUL
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Big Twelve school : KANSAS
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Judd of "Taxi" : HIRSCH
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Long past : OFYORE
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Like O'Neill's "Bound East for Cardiff" : ONEACT
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Avoid a trial, say : SETTLE
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Blotto : SOUSED
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Hitachi competitor : SANYO
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Knock for ___ : ALOOP
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Lay low : SMITE
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Regrettable : SAD
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Gentlewoman : DAME
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Zola heroine : NANA
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Leathery sunbather : CROC
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"No sweat" : EASY
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"...___ thousand times..." : NOA
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Deli choice : RYE
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Early development : BUD

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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