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CRY ME A RIVER

New York Times, Sunday, September 18, 2005

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 78 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0918 ( 20,403 )
Across
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___ lab : DNA
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Drunk : LUSH
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Whole lot : SLEW
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Pluck : METTLE
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One may be overhead or underfoot : RUG
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Holding : ASSET
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Cut back : PARE
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Greetings from the Far West? : ALOHAS
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Judge's cry? : ODERINTHECOURT
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Edit : REDACT
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Like some winter wear : LINED
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Hides from view : SHROUDS
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Manicotti ingredient : RICOTTA
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Ignores : LETSBE
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Coastal raptors : ERNS
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One making lots of money : MINT
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Kind of grass : OAT
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Envier's cry? : CANIHAVESOMME
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Informal evening : NITE
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Came of age : MATURED
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"___ enough ..." : SADLY
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Knowing : WISE
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Titter : TEHEE
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One might be a pull-out : SOFA
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F on a questionnaire, e.g. : SEX
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Head of l'Académie : TETE
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Unit of fat : GRAM
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Parishioner's cry? : LORDHAVEMERSEY
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Computer unit, informally : MEG
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Door part : HINGE
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Antitank weapon : BAZOOKA
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Miss, e.g. : SHE
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Recluse's cry? : AVONTOBEALONE
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Beauty : GEM
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Hole in the head : NOSTRIL
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Deprive of courage : UNMAN
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School basics, initially : RRR
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New York sports fan's cry? : LETSGOYANGTZES
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"My bad" : OOPS
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Place where there might be a mess : HALL
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Card player's declaration : GIN
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Coachmen : horses :: bullwhackers : ___ : OXEN
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Brazen one : HUSSY
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Richard of "Chicago" : GERE
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A school might be found using it : SONAR
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Latter-day Aristotle : ONASSIS
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Nonstarters : SUBS
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Detroit sports fan's cry? : GOGETEMTIGRIS
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Outdoor sealant : TAR
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Move, in real estate : RELO
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Create, as a CD : BURN
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Game sites : ARENAS
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Single : ONEFOLD
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Molded, as metal : DIECAST
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Comedy Central's "The ___ Show" : DAILY
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Be a go-between : LIAISE
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Racer's cry? : CATCHMEIFYUKON
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Printer type : INKJET
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One of the Waughs : ALEC
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Sexy Beatles lady : SADIE
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Certain Beatle's lady : ONO
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Stop : DESIST
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Cotton fabric : PIMA
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___ room : MENS
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Dashiell Hammett character ___ Beaumont : NED
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Whimsical : DROLL
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Peep show picture : NUDIE
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Contract bridge? : AGENT
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Uncovered : LAIDBARE
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Service arm: Abbr. : USN
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Onetime French fleet : SSTS
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Dastardly laugh : HEHHEH
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Other halves : SPOUSES
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Tout : LAUD
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Transgresses : ERRS
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Soaked : WET
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Corps member : MARINE
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Pick : ELECT
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Hurly-burly : TODO
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Valley girl's cry? : THATOISESOGROSS
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Make milk : LACTATE
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___ incognita : TERRA
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1991 Madonna hit : RESCUEME
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Quadrennial polit. event : CONV
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Frost-covered : RIMY
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Suffix with butyl : ENE
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Centennial of the Selma civil rights march : MMLXV
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Fingers, to so speak : IDS
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Window part : SASH
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Ancient theaters : ODEA
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Explosion maker : NITRO
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Listing on a business sched. : MTG
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___ Lingus : AER
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Fatalist's cry? : THAMESTHEBREAKS
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Rock group with the 1995 hit "Buddy Holly" : WEEZER
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Actress Lena : OLIN
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Roman, e.g. : FONT
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Medea rode on it : ARGO
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Eliot Ness, for one : TMAN
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Society event : DEBUT
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Black : EBON
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Scratch (out) : EKE
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Often-candied vegetable : YAM
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Clear the throat? : GARGLE
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Blessed : HOLY
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Venue for the Not Ready for Prime Time Players, in brief : SNL
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Bladed tool : HOE
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Fretted instrument : VIOL
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Laura's "La Gioconda" lover : ENZO
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Discover competitor : AMEX
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Do some modern surgery : LASE
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Peter and others : TSARS
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"The Social Contract" philosopher : ROUSSEAU
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As much as you please : AGOGO
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Roger Maris's number : NINE
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Little biter : GNAT
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Last Greek consonant : PSI
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Op opener : SYS
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Eggy beverage : NOG
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Highlight providers : HAIRDYES
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Type of nucleotide : GUANINE
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"You've got yourself a deal" : SOLD
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Kirstie's "Cheers" role : REBECCA
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Colt fan's org. : NRA
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Unexcitable : STOLID
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Old humorist ___ Burgess : GELETT
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Greatly : MUCH
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Coal cars : TRAMS
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Clothing line : INSEAM
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Blush alternatives : ROSES
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Coolpix camera maker : NIKON
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Deserted : ALONE
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Church council : SYNOD
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Pacific island nation : FIJI
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"Burning Giraffe" painter : DALI
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Couple : ITEM
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Motion in the ocean : TIDE
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Oil well feature : CAP
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Underwater steerer : FIN

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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