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MISSING PERSONS

New York Times, Sunday, September 17, 2006

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 68 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 110 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0917 ( 20,767 )
Across
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Outstanding football player : ALLPRO
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Keep after further changes : RESAVE
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Indian-related : TRIBAL
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Letter-shaped tesserae : LTILES
20
Little sucker : MINIVAC
21
He wrote "Even the worthy Homer sometimes nods" : HORACE
22
Store I most like to shop at? : MYFAVORITEMART
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Ready for publication : EDITED
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Comic Auerbach : ARTIE
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2600, 5200 and 7800, gamewise : ATARIS
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Photo ___ : OPS
29
Site of July 1944 fighting : STLO
30
Jack who hosted the 1950's game show "Dotto" : NARZ
32
Mouse catcher, in Madrid : GATO
34
Actress Aniston, to friends : JEN
36
Missing from 22-Across : IAN
37
Melee in a Dumpster? : BATTLEOFBIN
42
Fix up, as old floors : RESTAIN
45
"Too bad" : ALAS
46
1957 hit for the Bobbettes : MRLEE
47
Combine : MIX
48
Hang around : LINGER
51
Missing from 119-Across : TOM
52
___ Corner, Va. (Washington suburb) : TYSONS
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N.R.C. forerunner : AEC
54
What you will : ESTATE
55
Cabbie's call : HOPIN
57
Worked (up) : HET
58
Missing from 73-Down : ANNE
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Clothing retailer beginning in 1969 : THEGAP
60
Flipper? : SPATULA
62
Most calm : SEDATEST
65
Discounted by : LESS
66
Rouses : STIRS
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Seasonal beverage : NOG
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Perennial best-seller subjects : DIETS
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Medieval chest : ARCA
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Dr. Egon ___ ("Ghostbusters" role) : SPENGLER
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Imagine : DREAMUP
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Signals : NODSAT
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Missing from 13-Down : CARL
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Busy travel day, typically : EVE
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East German secret police : STASI
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Baseball Hall-of-Famer Al : KALINE
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Actress Gardner : AVA
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Glacial ridges : ARETES
91
Missing from 61-Down : VIC
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Where Zaragoza is : ARAGON
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Blue Stater, more likely than not : DEM
94
Pioneering weather satellite : TIROS
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Federico of Clinton's cabinet : PENA
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Novel : UNUSUAL
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Place to wash clothes in old Rome? : TOGASPRINGS
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U.S. News or YM : MAG
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Gold units: Abbr. : KTS
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Vater's boy : SOHN
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Memorable 1966 hurricane : INEZ
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"I Ain't Marching Anymore" singer : OCHS
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Cry of surprise : OHO
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Overflowed : TEEMED
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Arab capital : CAIRO
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Senator's locale : OTTAWA
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Droid in an oil container? : BOTOFTHEBARREL
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Looked like Groucho : LEERED
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Some T-shirt designs : IRONONS
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Arose : SPRANG
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Pitcher's quote : ADRATE
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Cops' weapons : TASERS
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Tone deafness : ASONIA
Down
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Soprano Gluck : ALMA
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Astronomical meas. : LTYR
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Good news on a gloomy day, e.g. : LIFT
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Objections : PLAINTS
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Exhibit : REVEAL
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Baja bruin : OSO
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Missing from 37-Across : RITA
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Forces : ENERGIES
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Apelike : SIMIAN
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Starbuck's order? : AVAST
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Dictionary abbr. : VAR
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Prefix with -derm : ECTO
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A particular bit of typography? : THESETLETTER
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Casting need : ROD
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It's usually blue, green or brown : IRIS
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Certain eligibility requirement for Little League? : BATTINGAGE
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Amtrak service : ACELA
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Deceived : LEDON
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Where Kofi Annan received an M.B.A. : MIT
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Finely honed : RAZORSHARP
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Attire with pics of sheep, maybe : PJS
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___ Martin (cognac) : REMY
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Source of spices for old traders : ORIENT
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Charlie Chan player on TV : NAISH
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Soaks : BATHS
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Thrown for ___ : ALOOP
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Super Bowl XXXVII winner, for short : TAMPA
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Sheet of ice : FLOE
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Leanings : BENTS
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Go over : EXCEED
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Communications orbiter : INTELSAT
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Get by : MANAGE
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Pilots' info : ETAS
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Sales crew : REPS
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Bolt holder : TNUT
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"Maybe this is fate" : ITSASIGN
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"Be ___" ("Help me out") : ADOLL
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Heeds humorist George? : LISTENSTOADE
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Memory trace : ENGRAM
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Across : SIDETOSIDE
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Jon with the 1992 hit "Just Another Day" : SECADA
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"___ of the D'Urbervilles" : TESS
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"Lonely Boy" singer : ANKA
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Crowd sound : ROAR
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What you hear on a Chris Rock recording? : CDLAUGHTER
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Faux "buttons" : NAVELS
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Hoist again, as a sail : RERIG
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Whiz : MAVEN
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Not abstaining : USING
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Type measures : PICAS
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Actress Aimée : ANOUK
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Missing from 16-Down : VERA
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Expiate : ATONEFOR
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Airer of many games : ESPN
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Founder of Lima : PIZARRO
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Show to a seat, informally : USH
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1992 Elton John hit : THEONE
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Postgame productions : RECAPS
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Cabbage : MOOLA
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Functioned : ACTED
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Four Holy Roman emperors : OTTOS
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Missing from 98-Across : SARA
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Passing mention? : OBIT
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Range: Abbr. : MTNS
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Quizzical sounds : EHS
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OPEC member : IRAN
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Italian artist Guido : RENI
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Saint from Kiev : OLGA
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Dripping : WET
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Mouths, zoologically : ORA
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Org. receiving royalties for "God Bless America" : BSA

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later.

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