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LINGO

New York Times, Sunday, September 16, 2007

Author:
Mike Nothnagel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mike Nothnagel

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Nothnagel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0916 ( 21,131 )
Across
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Grand Ole Opry sight : BANJO
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"Huh?" : WHAT
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Style of Japanese writing : KANJI
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N.H.L. great from the Czech Republic : JAGR
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Buddy on TV : EBSEN
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James Joyce's home : EIRE
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Be gaga (over) : DROOL
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Annual "Movie Yearbook" author since the 1990s : EBERT
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Bit of news at the aviary? : ASTARLINGISBORN
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Nag : RACEHORSE
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Settle (into) : EASE
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Servings from a grill : KABOBS
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"Love ___" : MEDO
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Cry from a selfish child : MINE
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Chant at a basketball game : DEFENSE
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Notion of an underwater creature? : SQUIDINKLING
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Load bearer? : DRYER
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Least populous U.N. member : TUVALU
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Fluoride, for one : ION
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Pet in old cartoons : DINO
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TripTik provider: Abbr. : AAA
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Tombstone word : DIED
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Fraternization on an army base? : MILITARYCOUPLING
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East German secret police : STASI
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Range part: Abbr. : MTN
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Accumulate, with "up" : PILE
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Speed : HASTE
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1980 N.F.L. M.V.P. Brian : SIPE
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Org. that established the Legends Tour in 2001 : LPGA
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1992 Oscar-nominated title role for Robert Downey Jr. : CHAPLIN
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How courteous swordsmen fight? : WITHALLDUELINGRESPECT
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With geniality : AMIABLY
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Wagered : LAID
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Elegance : LUXE
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Particular purpose : NONCE
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Regarding : INRE
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Saturn, for one : GOD
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Gwen ___, Spider-Man's first love : STACY
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Farm young 'un with a blanket? : DUCKLINGANDCOVER
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Inflammation reducer : ALOE
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Esq., usually : ATT
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Jordanian queen : NOOR
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Veneration : AWE
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Fishing with traps, maybe : EELING
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Early ___ : RISER
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Local cutie pie? : TOWNDUMPLING
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Calf feature : SILENTL
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Charges (up) : REVS
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Je ne ___ quoi : SAIS
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Start of an itinerary : POINTA
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Superior : AONE
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Junked : DEEPSIXED
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Capture of a Mafia runner, e.g.? : UNDERLINGARREST
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Ultraviolet filter : OZONE
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Midway attraction : RIDE
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Go from dawn to dusk : LATEN
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Early version : BETA
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Tied, in a way : DEUCE
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They may prevent passage : NAYS
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"Hägar the Horrible" dog : SNERT
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"Think big" company : IMAX
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Ethyl cinnamate, for one : ESTER
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It should have a head and a good body : BEER
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"Voulez-Vous" pop group : ABBA
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Small interval of time: Abbr. : NSEC
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Prolonged complaints : JEREMIADS
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Injured, in baseball lingo : ONTHEDL
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Bother : WEARON
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Cat's warning : HISS
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Work of Michelangelo, e.g. : ARTE
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Leaves after dinner? : TEA
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Singer who spells her name in all lowercase letters : KDLANG
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Emanate (from) : ARISE
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Survey choice : NONE
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Stir : JOG
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Comment to a new friend : ILIKEYOU
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Go on and on : JABBER
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Crazy as ___ : ALOON
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Get-ups : GARBS
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Instruction before "repeat" : RINSE
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Coachman's line : REIN
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Sound's partner : SAFE
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Dishonor : ODIUM
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Mouthwash flavor : MINT
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Literary preceder of "Goldfinger" : DRNO
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Benchmarks: Abbr. : STDS
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Renounce : QUIT
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Anatomical part whose name comes from the Latin for "grape" : UVEA
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Like many Scots : KILTED
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Cut above the flank : LOIN
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"No ___!" : DICE
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"Knockin' on Heaven's Door" songwriter : DYLAN
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What a train goes down : AISLE
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Bit of tomfoolery : ANTIC
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One may be double or free : AGENT
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Hint at : IMPLY
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Stuck on : APPLIED
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Unforgiving : RIGID
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Kids go through them : PHASES
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Scandinavian native : LAPP
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Sanford of "The Jeffersons" : ISABEL
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Feeling much less than 100% : ILL
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Master : LEARN
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Primitive : CRUDE
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Something bad that may be put on you : HEX
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Comic actress Sykes : WANDA
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Poker declaration : IMOUT
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Coloring : TINCT
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Succeed, with "it" : HACK
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___ artery (blood vessel of the arm) : ULNAR
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Protected, as a surgeon's hands : GLOVED
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Russian conductor/composer Markevitch : IGOR
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Order for Oscar night : GOWN
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What a specialist men's store may offer : TALLSIZES
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Et ___ : ALII
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Fifth state to ratify the Constitution: Abbr. : CONN
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One trying to find the right combination? : YEGG
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Gives the oath of office, e.g. : INSTALLS
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"Away in a Manger," for one : NOEL
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Field calls : CAWS
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Plot again : REMAP
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Part of a season : EPISODE
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Zellweger and Adorée : RENEES
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Like some verbs: Abbr. : INTR
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Lodger : TENANT
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Supervising : OVER
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Amount paid on some out-of-state purchases : USETAX
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Reject : SPURN
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Land bordering ancient Lydia : IONIA
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Radio talker G. Gordon ___ : LIDDY
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"Copy that" : ROGER
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It might get your kitty going : ANTE
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Judge : DEEM
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"Dónde ___ ...?" : ESTA
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Delete : XOUT
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Suffix with insist : ENCE
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Bucks, e.g. : DEER
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Singer Janis : IAN
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Diamond stat. : RBI

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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