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New York Times, Sunday, September 21, 2003

Author:
Randolph Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 68 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 77 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0921 ( 19,675 )
Across
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Dangerous carnivores : MANEATERS
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Risk taker : DARER
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Qualcomm Stadium player : PADRE
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Quick to cry : EMOTIONAL
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Musical character singing "Some Enchanted Evening" : EMILE
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Miscalculated : ERRED
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"Raise the Titanic!" as read by actor ___ : TOMCRUISE
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"The Gangs of New York" as read by actress ___ : LUCYLAWLESS
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Farm group : HERD
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What an athlete may turn : PRO
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"In my opinion" : ASISEEIT
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Laid bets at a casino : GAMED
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Loads : ATON
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Fortune : RICHES
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Sister of Nephthys : ISIS
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Curling broom : BESOM
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Nabokov heroine and others : ADAS
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Putin's yeses : DAS
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Have : OWN
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"Green Eggs and Ham" as read by actor ___ : KEVINBACON
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Kelly a k a Weary Willie : EMMETT
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Results of sunbathing : TANLINES
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Charity : ALMS
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SUNY college town : ONEONTA
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Old TV tubes : TRIODES
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Whine : PULE
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Equiangular : ISOGONAL
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Some sorority women : OMEGAS
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One in a white hat : CHEF
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Model material : BALSA
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Get to : IRK
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Golden, in France : DOR
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"Who Moved My Cheese?" as read by actor/comedian ___ : RAYROMANO
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Degs. for English or history majors : BAS
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Abbr. on old Asian maps : SSR
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Starts : OPENS
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Winery choices : REDS
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Lex of "Superman" : LUTHOR
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Luxurious livers : EPICURES
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Put an edge on : HONE
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Cause of some intolerance : LACTOSE
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Runoff sites : RAVINES
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Novelist Morrison : TONI
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Cartoon character whose debut film was "Golddiggers of '49" : PORKYPIG
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Never satisfied : GREEDY
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"The Light in the Forest" as read by actor ___ : JAMESWOODS
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Baseball throw : PEG
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Sonnet ending : EER
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Goggle : GAPE
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Johnny Unitas's team : COLTS
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Norm's wife, on "Cheers" : VERA
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Pipes up : SPEAKS
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Easy two-pointer : DUNK
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Intrinsically : PERSE
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Biblical symbol of wickedness : GOMORRAH
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"For the Boys" subj. : USO
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Noggin : BEAN
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"Golf for Dummies" as read by actor ___ : JEREMYIRONS
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"The Little Engine That Could" as read by actor ___ : VINDIESEL
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Fish : ANGLE
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Hearty entree : STEAK
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1998 Best Screenplay nominee for "Primary Colors" : ELAINEMAY
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Tops : BESTS
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Like some retreats : HASTY
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Stress, in a way : REITERATE
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Satisfied : MET
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Word from a Latin lover : AMO
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What you're called at Notre Dame : NOM
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Uses a stylus : ETCHES
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Was on TV : AIRED
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Hit the road : TOUR
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Oklahoma county seat : ENID
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Dorm employees: Abbr. : RAS
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Thought about for a while : SLEPTON
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Actor Alain : DELON
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___ Darya river : AMU
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TV family of the 1950's : RICARDOS
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Blissful : ELYSIAN
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Archaeological booty : RELICS
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Bird also called a flycatcher : PEWEE
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Van Gogh painted here : ARLES
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Teutonic trio : DREI
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Break : REST
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Bradley and Burns : EDS
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Shade of gray : ASH
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"The Joy of Cooking" author : ROMBAUER
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Uffizi artist : GIOTTO
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Teeming : ASWARM
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"On the Road" as read by actress ___ : MINNIEDRIVER
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With warts and all : ASIS
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Elaine's last name on "Seinfeld" : BENES
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Anticipatory times : EVES
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Ne plus ultra : ACME
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"Rabbit Redux" as read by actor ____ : DENNISHOPPER
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Fragrant oil : ATTAR
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Follow feloniously : STALK
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Joke : KIDAROUND
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United : ALLFORONE
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Baseball Hall-of-Famer Slaughter : ENOS
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Big money : MEGABUCKS
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Bossy remark? : MOO
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Stylized U.S. flag, often : LOGO
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Cold capital : OSLO
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___ ed. : PHYS
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Hunter and Holm : IANS
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Fires : CANS
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Summoned : BADE
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Roger of "Nicholas Nickleby" : REES
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Crescent-shaped section of a lens : MENISCUS
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Dept. of Justice employee : ATTY
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Suit material : SERGE
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Have mercy on : SPARE
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Quarry : PREY
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Embellishes : LARDS
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Willow trees : OSIERS
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Wailers' music : REGGAE
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Co. in Cannes : CIE
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Main Web page : HOME
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Ransack : LOOT
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They click : TAPSHOES
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Prestigious journalism award : POLK
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City once known as Batavia : JAKARTA
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Persuaded : WONOVER
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Loud : GARISH
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Superficiality : VENEER
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Silvery fish : SMELT
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Apples, but not oranges : POMES
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Suffix with mock : ERY
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Getting dark : DUSKY
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"Common Sense" writer : PAINE
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It may be dominant : GENE
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WHO and NOW: Abbr. : ORGS
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___ B'rith : BNAI
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Tinker with, in a way : EDIT
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Poke : JAB
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Insurrectionist Turner : NAT
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Land in la mer : ILE
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Little, in Leith : SMA
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Put away : EAT
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Caustic chemical : LYE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later.

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