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SHINING EXAMPLES

New York Times, Sunday, September 10, 2000

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 60 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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STAR
© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0910 ( 18,569 )
Across
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Crushing blow : SUNDAYPUNCH
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Cook, for one: Abbr. : CAPT
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Shoot for, with "to" : ASPIRE
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Size up again? : REMEASURE
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Suburb south of Paris : ORLY
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They may be in trunks : SPARES
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Blocks : OBSTRUCTS
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Daytime Emmy winners : SOAPOPERASTARS
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Stable staple : OAT
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Columnist Thomas : CAL
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More frosted : RIMIER
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Jai alai basket : CESTA
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___ Gailey, of "Miracle on 34th Street" : FRED
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Car dealer's offering : LEASE
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Needy people? : ADDICTS
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Play analyzer : REF
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"___ cost you" : ITLL
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Most cloying : SUGARIEST
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Zany : MADCAP
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A heap : LOADS
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Architectural feature : PILASTER
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Some bullets : TRACERS
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Pool party? : STENO
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Draft org.? : NFL
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Stable staple : HAY
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River from Superior to Huron : STMARYS
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Curtis and others : HELENES
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Sites for some analyses : LABS
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One of the Cyclades : IOS
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More than miffs : IRES
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Belief : TENET
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Best Song of 1961 : MOONRIVER
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Everything, to a lyricist : SUNMOONANDSTARS
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Morning glories : SUNRISES
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Traffic directors : CONES
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He beat Arthur at the 1972 U.S. Open : ILIE
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"To Autumn," e.g. : ODE
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Include : HAVE
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Lively, in scores : ANIMATO
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Early 50's game fad : CANASTA
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Chemical suffix : IDE
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Oyster's place : BED
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Wyoming's Grand ___ : TETON
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Hardly exciting : TEDIOUS
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Oil producers : LINSEEDS
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Out of this world : EERIE
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Clinic supplies : SERUMS
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All, for one : DETERGENT
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Recipe direction : BOIL
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Viña ___ Mar, Chile : DEL
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Catch : ENSNARE
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Disestablish : ANNUL
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Kind of aerobics : STEP
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Valuable viola : AMATI
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À la Thurber : DROLLY
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___ de trois : PAS
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"King Kong" studio : RKO
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Cry from Ralph Kramden : TOTHEMOONALICE
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It may be tucked in : SHIRTTAIL
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For one : APIECE
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Cognate : AKIN
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Clementine, e.g. : TANGERINE
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Called for : NEEDED
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"Et voilà!" : TADA
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Sky streaker : SHOOTINGSTAR
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Auto option : SUNROOF
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Prevent : DEBAR
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Anne Frank's hiding place : AMSTERDAM
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Even : YET
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Paris picnic place : PARC
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Like some suspects : USUAL
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Core groups? : NUCLEI
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Computer monitor, for short : CRT
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Peggy Lee's "___ a Tramp" : HES
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Mozart opera title starter : COSI
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Appetite arouser : AROMA
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Kilt patterns : PLAIDS
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Prepared a manuscript : TYPEDUP
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Desert menace : ASP
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Phantom : SPECTRAL
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Neurological problem : PARESIS
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Some savings : IRAS
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Software installation requirement, often : RESTART
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It, in Italy : ESSA
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Evolutionist's interest : ORIGINS
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Tie in : RELATE
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Bing Crosby's record label : DECCA
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One of the coasts: Abbr. : ATL
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Move in mire : SLOSH
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Delivery in the field : CALF
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Spenserian beings : FAERIES
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Allen and others : ETHANS
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Luther Billis of "South Pacific," e.g. : SEABEE
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Assignations : TRYSTS
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Chain units: Abbr. : MTS
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Know-how : ART
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"Bustin' Loose" star : PRYOR
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Sketch : DELINEATE
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Bergen spoke for him : SNERD
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Onetime lottery org. : SSS
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Poor rating : ONESTAR
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Hook shape : ESS
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Muumuu go-with : LEI
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Drifted : TRENDED
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Cancer, astrologically : MOONCHILD
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Band aide : ROADIE
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Make up : INVENT
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Sign of a winner : VEE
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Brand of hair lightener : SUNIN
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Like a romantic evening, maybe : MOONLIT
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"Justine" star : AIMEE
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Dairy Queen offerings : SUNDAES
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Leaves time?: Abbr. : OCT
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Book ends? : ADDENDA
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English seaside resort : TORBAY
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Big Mac ingredient : ONION
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Buenos ___ : AIRES
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R & B music showcase : SOULTRAIN
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"The Rum ___ Tugger" (song from "Cats") : TUM
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Silly one : ASS
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Children's author ___ Rabe : BERNIECE
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Hosp. tests : EEGS
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Was more than miffed : SEETHED
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Threaten, like a dog : SNARLAT
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Hegelian article : EIN
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Threesome : TROIKA
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"High Sierra" star : LUPINO
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1961 Heston role : ELCID
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Slow movement : LARGO
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Squeezing (out) : EKING
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Guiding principle : POLESTAR
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___ all-time high : ATAN
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Gloomy Gus : MOPE
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Force ___ (draw) : ATIE
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"Gossip" co-star Headey : LENA
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Galley order : STET
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Showed signs of being in love : MOONED
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John, Paul and George: Abbr. : STS
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"Told ya!" : HAH
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___-state : TRI

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 8 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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