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DISORDER IN THE COURT

New York Times, Sunday, September 2, 2001

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 134, Blocks: 68 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 138 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0902 ( 18,926 )
Across
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More than enjoyed : LAPPEDUP
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Makes a bundle : BALES
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Whodunit awards : EDGARS
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Not at all gentle : ABRASIVE
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___ Heep : URIAH
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Graffiti artist's addition : GOATEE
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Threshold : DOORSTEP
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Legal punch? : STATUTORYAWL
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Site of a dramatic 1815 escape : ELBA
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Greets : SAYSHITO
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Letters at sea : HMS
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"Shop ___ you drop" : TIL
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Word on a bridge card : TALLY
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Banquets : SUPS
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Ibsen doll? : NORA
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Whom a courtier may address : SIRE
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Adventuress Nellie : BLY
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Hand protector : MITT
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Many a pollee : CONSUMER
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Out of it : ASLEEP
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Most pious testifier? : HOLIESTWITNESS
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Take off : PEEL
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Suffix with pay : OLA
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One-___ (kids' game) : OCAT
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Netscape purchaser : AOL
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Numbers of interest: Abbr. : PTS
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Bother : EATAT
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A little, musically : POCO
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Low-cal drinks : LITES
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Actor Morales : ESAI
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Dainty attire : TUTU
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Cheese made from ewe's milk : ROMANO
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Burgeoned : GREW
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Whatchamacallit? : NOUN
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Air marshal's explanation about keeping his pilots alert? : IRESTMYACES
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In good health : HALE
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Pipe up or down? : DUCT
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Menus, in Metz : CARTES
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K rations, e.g. : CHOW
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Kind of floor : TILE
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Not gradual : STEEP
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Armenia and Georgia, once: Abbr. : SSRS
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Perform well : SHINE
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Some disrespect : LIP
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Potent potable : RUM
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"Time ___ a premium" : ISAT
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Like some blood types: Abbr. : NEG
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Be in time for : MAKE
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Haggling over how high is up? : LEAPBARGAINING
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___ dictum : OBITER
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Signer-upper : ENROLLEE
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Word repeated by a French Hamlet : ETRE
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Social worker? : ANT
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"... ___ in Kalamazoo" : AGAL
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Travel brochure listings : INNS
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Light controller : IRIS
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Language quirk : IDIOM
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San Francisco's ___ Hill : NOB
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___ Friday : SGT
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Levels : ECHELONS
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No angel : BRAT
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Scofflaw student? : CRIMINALCOED
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Attacked : LAIDINTO
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Lorre's role in "Casablanca" : UGARTE
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City on Ishikari Bay : OTARU
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Girl of old comics : ETTAKETT
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Got tight : TENSED
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Put ___ to (end) : ASTOP
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Sharpshooters : DEADEYES
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Like ___ from the blue : ABOLT
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Marinara most likely to be used? : PROBABLESAUCE
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Side by side : PARALLEL
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Double turn : ESS
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Not very logical : DITSY
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Holder of a 101-Across : UVEA
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17th-century diarist : PEPYS
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Transporter to remote areas : BUSHPILOT
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Aesthetic : ARTISTIC
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"South Pacific" role : LIAT
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Stationery brand : EATON
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___ mai (dim sum dish) : SHU
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Narcissist's problem : EGOMANIA
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British actress Diana : DORS
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Like some holiday apparel : GAY
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Unit by unit, in succession : ATATIME
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Makes electrical improvements : REWIRES
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"There's a Girl in My Soup" star, 1970 : SELLERS
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Host, as a party : THROW
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Sport in which athletes crouch : SUMO
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Strong cleanser : LYE
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Natl. Adopt-a-Dog Mo. : OCT
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Benefit of a southern exposure : SUNLIGHT
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Three-legged ornamental table : TEAPOY
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Mil. plane for quick takeoffs : STOL
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Adds on : APPENDS
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Starts : SETSOUT
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Kind of license : POETIC
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Milliners : HATTERS
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Food converter : STOMACH
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First lady's namesakes : LAURAS
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Waldheim was its head : AUSTRIA
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Secretly hiding : CACHING
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Early Ping-Pong score : ONEONE
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Hiker's counsel? : TRAILATTORNEY
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Thin and slippery : EELLIKE
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Janitor : SWEEPER
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Mr. Moto's employer : INTERPOL
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Rental ad abbr. : RMS
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New York river to Lake Ontario : OSWEGO
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Actress O'Shea : TESSIE
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Not pvt. : PUBL
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Excited : STIRREDUP
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Dragged through the mud : MALIGNED
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Willy Loman, for one : ANTIHERO
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Small two-wheeler : MINIBIKE
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Not marbled : LEANCUT
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Glut : ENGORGE
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Like 1,001 nights : ARABIAN
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Oscar de la ___ : RENTA
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___-X : GEN
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Writer-director Jordan : NEIL
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"___ dog!" : BAD
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Small denominations : SECTS
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Like pumps : SOLED
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"___ Crime?" (Judy Holliday song) : ISITA
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Not shiny : MATTE
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Place : SITE
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Veneer : COAT
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___ the Great (boy detective) : NATE
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Young 'uns : TOTS
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Honorific sometimes used uncertainly : MRS
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Mauna ___ : LOA
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Pop : DAD

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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