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BAD PITCHING

New York Times, Sunday, September 28, 2003

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 68 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 70 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0928 ( 19,682 )
Across
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Attacked : CAMEAT
7
State bordering Arizona : SONORA
13
When some newspapers are delivered : FOURAM
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Supplement : ADDONTO
20
They do Windows : CLONES
21
Punctual : ONTIME
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Elate : GLADDEN
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Start of a quote by 115-Across : ADVERTISINGIS
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Country music's LeAnn : RIMES
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Calendar abbr. : FRI
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Gogol's "___ Bulba" : TARAS
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Seeming eternity : EONS
29
Quote, part 2 : AVALUABLEECONOMIC
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Powell's co-star in 1930's film : LOY
35
Sleeper's difficulty : APNEA
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Sign of success : SRO
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Tablecloth material : LACE
39
Navy noncoms : CPOS
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Trawling equipment : NETS
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Secret : INNER
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Noted 1992 convictee : GOTTI
51
___ Fleischer, who was known as Mr. Boxing : NAT
52
Quote, part 3 : FACTORBECAUSEITIS
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Comic actress Tessie : OSHEA
57
Old-fashioned camp resident : HOBO
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Concerning : ASTO
59
Wyle of "ER" : NOAH
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Quote, part 4 : THECHEAPESTWAY
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Requirements for some postgrad work, briefly : BAS
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Noble state : EARLDOM
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Sports stat that's best when low : ERA
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Wet blanket : KILLJOY
72
Night class subj. : ESL
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Quote, part 5 : OFSELLINGGOODS
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"Kudlow & Cramer" channel : CNBC
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Pulitzer winner for "Picnic" : INGE
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Legal scholar Guinier : LANI
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Befuddled : ATSEA
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Quote, part 6 : PARTICULARLYIFTHE
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Suffix with superficial : ITY
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Not touch : AVOID
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Title for a French monarch : LEROI
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Facts : DATA
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___-majesté : LESE
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See 17-Down : ACID
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Select : TAP
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Vice ___ : VERSA
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One way to send merchandise: Abbr. : PPD
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End of the quote : GOODSAREWORTHLESS
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Zone : AREA
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Play host to : TREAT
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Thrice, in prescriptions : TER
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Finnish architect Alvar ___ : AALTO
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Source of the quote : SINCLAIRLEWIS
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Comparatively luxurious : SILKIER
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Be unstable : TEETER
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Pilot : AVIATE
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Short song : ARIETTE
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Swirled : EDDIED
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Easily chewable : TENDER
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Tour de France distances : METRES
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Mid fifth-century date : CDLIV
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"Battlestar Galactica" commander : ADAMA
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New cars of 1928 : MODELAS
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Finishes : ENDSUP
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Tucked in : ATE
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Long ___ : TON
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Heart-pounding episode : SCARE
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Reunion tour set list : OLDIES
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Peanut Butter Lovers Mo. : NOV
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Corresponding, in a way : ONETOONE
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Did an encore of : RERAN
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1960's TV dog : ASTRO
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Old-fashioned one : FOSSIL
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Clandestine maritime org. : ONI
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Magazine founder Eric : UTNE
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Opera set in Mantua : RIGOLETTO
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With 94-Across, protein part : AMINO
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Piglike : MESSY
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Uttar Pradesh city : AGRA
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Cartesian conclusion : IAM
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Bygone coif : FLATTOP
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Tennis's Kournikova : ANNA
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London Philharmonic founder Sir Thomas ___ : BEECHAM
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Cheater's secret : CRIB
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Bar site : CAGE
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Something in need of change : COINSLOT
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A Franklin : CNOTE
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Turkish officer : PASHA
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Survey choice : OTHER
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Pepsi-owned juice drink : SOBE
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Final Four org. : NCAA
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"'Tain't nothin'!" : EASY
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Grind : RUT
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Spanish relative : TIA
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Like: Suffix : ISH
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Saudi royal and others : FAHDS
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Florists' staples : ROSES
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1925 Pulitzer-winning novel : SOBIG
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Varied : ECLECTIC
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Ancient Greek tongue: Var. : EOLIC
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It's past due : TRE
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Boston Red Sox mascot : WALLY
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Plankton components : ALGAE
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Dickens's Madame Defarge, e.g. : KNITTER
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"___ and the Pussycats" (1970's cartoon) : JOSIE
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"The Country Girl" playwright : ODETS
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Belgian violin virtuoso Eugene ___ : YSAYE
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Stare at : OGLE
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Cause of goosebumps : FEAR
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Put down : LAID
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Voting aye : INFAVOR
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Worker with books, for short : CPA
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Part of U.S.N.A.: Abbr. : NAV
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Opened up : BROADENED
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Void, in Vichy : NUL
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"Gotcha" : IDIG
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Add gradually during a cycle : ROTATEIN
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Baloney producer : LIAR
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"Pal Joey" lyricist : HART
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Magic Johnson, for years : LALAKER
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Senile sort : DOTARD
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Small : PETITE
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Critic Gene : SHALIT
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Faux baubles : PASTE
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Snooped : PRIED
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"... ___ quit!" : ORI
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Rid of vermin : DERAT
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Restorative : SALVE
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River into which the Fulda flows : WESER
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Gentry : ELITE
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Restores, in a way : STETS
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Put out : SORE
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Dramatic opening : ACTI
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Abstract painter ___ Krasner : LEE
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Walletful : WAD
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Uncle ___ : SAM
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Fiery reaction : IRE

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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