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BOOK BINDING

New York Times, Sunday, September 23, 2001

Author:
Randolph Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 72 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 63 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0923 ( 18,947 )
Across
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Stinkers : BADEGGS
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Desirable guests : ALISTS
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Renders harmless : UNARMS
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Like some algebra : BOOLEAN
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Framework over railroad tracks : GANTRY
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Phrase meaning "in order to" : SOTHAT
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Collins/Tarkington book about winning a game of roulette? : LUCKYSEVENTEEN
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Full : ENTIRE
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Peter, Paul and Mary: Abbr. : STS
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Hoskins's role in "Hook" : SMEE
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Start of an idea : GERM
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Team manager : SANTA
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Ephron/Kerouac book about rest stop fast food? : HEARTBURNONTHEROAD
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Election night info : RETURNS
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Computer grp. : LAN
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You've seen them before : RERUNS
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The "A" of 38-Across : AREA
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React to gravity : SAG
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Halloween supplies : WIGS
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A.C. unit : BTU
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Stoker/Wallace book about an unappreciated vampire? : DRACULATHEMAN
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Prized ones : KEEPERS
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Co. in a 2001 merger : AOL
56
Reveals : BARES
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Say "y'all," say : ELIDE
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Serves well done : ACES
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19th-century literary inits. : RLS
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___ years (old) : ONIN
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With 63-Across, Stele : STONE
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See 62-Across : MARKER
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Morrison/Dinesen book about musical roots? : JAZZOUTOFAFRICA
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It's paid in el país : PESETA
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Skedaddle : SCOOT
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Y to the max? : IEST
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Giant star of the 1930's-40's : OTT
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Church exchange? : IDOS
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Ball girl : BELLE
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Product introduced by a North Carolina pharmacist in 1898 : PEPSI
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___ Spiegel : DER
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Total : ADDUPTO
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Hailey/King book about flight delays? : AIRPORTMISERY
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Safety grp. : FAA
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Switch extension : EROO
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Naval intro : USS
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New money : EURO
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Like some clocks : ANALOG
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Atl. crosser : SST
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Member of a wedding party : BESTMAN
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Dershowitz/Shute book about badly fitting bikinis? : CHUTZPAHONTHEBEACH
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One who sees Ethiopia as the promised land : RASTA
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Old comics flapper : BOOP
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Lyricist Harbach : OTTO
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Farm female : EWE
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Zeus' favorite child : ATHENA
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Terkel/Updike book about two-income families? : WORKINGCOUPLES
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From what source : WHENCE
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Like a good argument : COGENT
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They're overcome : HURDLES
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Pantry : LARDER
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007 foe : SMERSH
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On the line : ATSTAKE
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OPEC units : BBLS
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Hot time on the Riviera : AOUT
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People who are practicing : DOCS
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Civic supporter : ELK
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It blows off steam : GEYSER
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Certain meter reader : GASMAN
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Shows contempt : SNEERS
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It may bring wisdom : AGE
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More than a few words : LANGUAGE
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Future resident : INTERN
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Unbending : STERN
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Sign of nervousness : TREMOR
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Lex. entry : SYN
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Have no ___ for : USE
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Baloney : NONSENSE
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Perfumes : ATTARS
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Animal followed by a tickbird : RHINO
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Atlanta's subway and bus system : MARTA
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Position : STEAD
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11/11 honoree : VET
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Old Red scare grp. : HUAC
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Depression : BLAHS
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Novel : NEW
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Sidewalk racer : TRIKE
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Monster, so to speak : HUGE
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Weathercaster's tool : RADAR
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Film star Flynn : ERROL
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Sitting ducks : TEALS
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Constrict, as a passage : STENOSE
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Call's partner : BECK
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Part of a copse : TREE
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SALT signatory : USSR
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It may give a sinking feeling : UBOAT
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Caruso player in "The Great Caruso" : LANZA
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Mex. neighbor : ARIZ
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Copycat : METOOER
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Up : ALOFT
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Mexican child : NINA
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Professional prefix : PARA
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Rebels : DEFIERS
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Smirnoff rival, informally : STOLI
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Divine name in showbiz : MISSM
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When Juliet is compared to the sun : ACTII
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Name in many a hymn : JESU
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Five-time Rose Bowl winner : UCLA
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Weather info: Abbr. : REPT
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"La Vie en Rose" singer : PIAF
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Old literary collection : EDDA
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Cream ___ : SODA
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Concert hall : ODEUM
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Latin land : TERRA
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Author of "The Other" : TRYON
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"Yale ___" (1901 song) : BOOLA
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Mail, in Marseille : POSTE
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Pirate's place : PENZANCE
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Big mouth : TRAP
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Bulletin board items : PUSHPINS
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___ Arnold's Balsam (old patent medicine) : SETH
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"How wonderful!" : OOH
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Show : ATTEND
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Explode : GOBOOM
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Furnace tender : STOKER
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"You ___!" ("Yessiree") : BETCHA
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Not cook, say : EATOUT
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Searches high and low : SCOURS
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Swim stroke : CRAWL
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___ yoga : HATHA
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Poe family : USHER
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Scandinavian country, to its citizens : NORGE
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Wetland : BOG
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Name in the Jazz Hall of Fame : ELLA
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TV Guide span : WEEK
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___ in re: Lat. : ESSE
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___ Lingus : AER
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Loos : WCS
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Unspecified power : NTH
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S.F. is on it in the summer : PDT

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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