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WHO SAID THAT?

New York Times, Sunday, September 1, 1996

Author:
D. J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0901 ( 17,099 )
Across
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Labor Party, in England : THELEFT
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Not as outgoing : SHIER
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Cut : GASHED
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Upper jaw : MAXILLA
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Somnolent state : TRANCE
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Filmdom's Peter : OTOOLE
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"Nobody wants justice" : ALANDERSHOWITZ
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New version : REMAKE
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Passeport datum : NOM
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Kitchen finish : ETTE
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Puppet : STOOGE
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Let go : AXED
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"Vote early and vote often" : ALCAPONE
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Dime ___ : NOVEL
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More divine : GODLIER
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Work unit : ERG
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Aristocratic beliefs : ELITISMS
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It's said to be not as lovely as a tree : APOEM
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Comparative words : ASA
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Grayish green : RESEDA
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Excuse : OUT
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"By the time we've made it, we've had it" : MALCOLMFORBES
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British parent, familiarly : MAM
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Open school grp. : PTA
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Add-on : ELL
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Reddish-brown gem : SARD
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Squealer : RAT
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Walk like a vamp : SLITHER
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Honda rival : YAMAHA
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Out of port : TOSEA
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Get but good : NAIL
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Word with ticket or rail : SPLIT
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"I used to be Snow White, but I drifted" : MAEWEST
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Dawdle : DELAY
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Ring contents? : HATS
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Fawn-colored antelope : ELAND
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Salvador's country, to Salvadorans : BRASIL
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Act of law enforcement : WIRETAP
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Suffix with expert : ISE
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Ho Chi Minh trail locale : LAOS
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Bill in the till : ONE
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Social worker? : ANT
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Constellation next to Scorpius : ARA
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"It's not easy bein' green" : KERMITTHEFROG
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Start of a vol. 1 heading : ATO
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Broadway's fate? : KISMET
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Some promos : ADS
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Simpletons : GEESE
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Italian noblewoman : CONTESSA
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Georgia, once: Abbr. : SSR
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Supermarket device : SCANNER
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Composer Bruckner : ANTON
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"Start every day off with a smile and get it over with" : WCFIELDS
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Quite a nose : BEAK
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Kind of kick : ONSIDE
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Song syllables : LALA
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Curator's degree : MFA
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Be pregnant : EXPECT
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"If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?" : ABRAHAMLINCOLN
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Magazine illustration : VISUAL
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Spree : RANTAN
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Broke out : ERUPTED
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Treeless tract : STEPPE
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Impurity : DROSS
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Purchase incentives : REBATES
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Govt. agent : TMAN
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Ring to wear : HALO
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Midyear, e.g. : EXAM
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Author ___ Yutang : LIN
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Years ago, years ago : ELD
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Overcharge : FLEECE
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Dentist's target : TARTAR
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Angel's wish : SRO
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Nautical rope : HAWSER
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Monogram feature: Abbr. : INIT
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Prefix with -morphic : ECTO
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Gerrymanders : REZONES
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"Every time a friend succeeds, I die a little" : GOREVIDAL
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Bothered, with "at" : ATE
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Iman, at birth : SOMALI
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Imposture : HOAX
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Sommer of film : ELKE
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It's done : DEED
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One of TV's Huxtables : THEO
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Indy 500 advertiser : STP
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Automatons : GOLEMS
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Actor McCowen : ALEC
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Wheels for wheels : LIMO
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Handy to : NEAR
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Light cotton fabrics : ETAMINES
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Foxes, e.g. : GAME
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Fire ___ : OPAL
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"You'd be surprised how much it costs to look this cheap" : DOLLYPARTON
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Bribed, so to speak : GREASED
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"Everything you see I owe to spaghetti" : SOPHIALOREN
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In an unspeakable way : MUTELY
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Talented one : STAR
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House support : AFRAME
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Do lawn work : SOD
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Adlai's 1956 running mate : ESTES
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Grueling 3-Down, for short : LSAT
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___-jongg : MAH
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Comparatively tanned : BROWNER
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Ankles, anatomically : TALI
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Der ___ (Adenauer) : ALTE
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Wrong : MISTAKEN
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Some wedding gifts : TEASETS
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Diamond stats : ATBATS
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The way of the gods : SHINTO
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Equally : ALIKE
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Track event : DASH
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Twaddle : ROT
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W.W. II participant : WAAC
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"Wit is educated insolence" : ARISTOTLE
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Judge : PASSON
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Stopper : LID
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Detecting ability : NOSE
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Elbe tributary : EGER
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Dramatist Connelly : MARC
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Mild oath : EGAD
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Peaty areas : FENS
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Roof type : MANSARD
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Fill : TAKEUP
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Workout garb : SWEATS
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Popular product : SELLER
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1948 Oscar winner Trevor : CLAIRE
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Bakery offering : FLAN
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Cartesian words : IAM
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Drinks: Abbr. : BEVS
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Kind of poll : EXIT
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Place for a vault : APSE
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Construction piece : IBAR
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Fleming villain : DRNO
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Early feminist Lucretia : MOTT
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Vamoose : FLEE
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Common connections : ANDS
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Climax : CAP
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Owns : HAS
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Gist : NUB
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Tax consultant, often : CPA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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