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New York Times, Sunday, September 7, 2003

Author:
Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alan Arbesfeld

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 66 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 55 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 0907 ( 19,661 )
Across
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Hearty response? : PITAPAT
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Flutist Jean-Pierre : RAMPAL
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Wife of Priam : HECUBA
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Japanese art form : ORIGAMI
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Beethoven's Symphony No. 3 : EROICA
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Emulates Hyperides : ORATES
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Cartoon comrade of Boris : NATASHA
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Fail to hit in the clutch : STRANDRUNNERS
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Chain letters? : DNA
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On the level : SERIOUS
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Popular ice cream : EDYS
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Rodgers and Hammerstein's "___ It Kinda Fun?" : ISNT
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Bocelli, of the Italian opera : SINGERANDREA
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Is apparently : SEEMS
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Show stoppers? : ADS
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Wagner soprano : ISOLDE
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In love : SMITTEN
43
Engine sound : PING
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Kid's game : TAG
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Any of the Dolomites : ALP
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Gertrude who swam the English Channel : EDERLE
51
Center of Athens, with "the" : AGORA
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High-priced designer wear : DONNAKARANDRESS
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Like some crystal balls : CLOUDED
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Time on end : EON
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Mrs. Herbert Hoover : LOU
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So far : ASYET
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Worked : TOILED
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Sites of some minibars : LIMOS
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Scold severely : FLAY
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Lemon ___ : SOLE
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Midwest city famous for furniture manufacturing : GRANDRAPIDS
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Rat-___ : ATAT
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Euclid's element?: Abbr. : GEOM
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Suffer an embarrassing defeat, slangily : EATIT
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Washington locale : TACOMA
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"___ Teen-age Werewolf" (1957 flick) : IWASA
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Where Dr. J first operated professionally : ABA
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Understanding : KEN
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Abated : EASEDUP
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Noted 20th-century mathematician, philosopher and pacifist : BERTRANDRUSSELL
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Happen : ARISE
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Fleet : ARMADA
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Summer coolers, for short : ACS
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Psi category : ESP
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Miller, for one : BEER
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Fishers, at times : REELERS
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Hair attachment : HATPIN
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Defendants, in old law : REI
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Put an ___ : ENDTO
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1990's sitcom star : FRANDRESCHER
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84-Across, e.g.: Abbr. : ASSN
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Aloe ___ : VERA
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Naive : ARTLESS
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Thrilla in Manila participant : ALI
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Longtime Indy 500 competitor, say : VETERANDRIVER
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1992 Disney hit : ALADDIN
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It may help when changing your mind : ERASER
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Current event? : ELNINO
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Cacti used for hallucinogens : PEYOTES
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Agrees : SAYSOK
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Honors, in a way : ROASTS
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Part of a heartbeat : SYSTOLE
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Swimming sites : PONDS
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Qum native : IRANI
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Magnate : TITAN
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Turkish title : AGA
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Was successfully disguised (as) : PASSED
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New England college whose mascot is the Lord Jeff : AMHERST
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Crown : TIARA
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Does more garden work, maybe : RESODS
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___ Fuente cigars : ARTURO
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Choice bit : MORSEL
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Singer Zadora : PIA
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Teen spots? : ACNE
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Actresses Cheryl and Diane : LADDS
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Bouncers : HOUSEMEN
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Coastal flier : ERN
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Jars : CANISTERS
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Western tribe : UTES
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European capital : BERN
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___ prof. : ASST
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Bakery selections : RYES
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Architect Jones : INIGO
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Debate stopper : GAGRULE
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Aleutian island : ADAK
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Hot time? : MIDDAY
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Mideast carrier : ELAL
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Four's inferior : TREY
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If not : ELSE
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It may go out on a limb : NEST
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Agreements : PACTS
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Northern residence : IGLOO
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Reason for engine trouble, perhaps : NOOIL
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Put in : ADD
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Learn : PROFIT
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Summer refreshment : ADE
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Turndown in Munich : NEIN
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___ plume : NOMDE
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Arctic wear : ANORAKS
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Part of a seasonal song : AULD
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Beat, but barely : EDGE
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Sorority letter : LAMBDA
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Fills up : SATES
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"The Thin Man" role : ASTA
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Horse color : ROAN
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Long : PINE
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Biting : ACERBIC
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Gus Van Sant film "___ For" : TODIE
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Divert : AMUSE
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Part of a Christmas decoration : TAPER
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Arboretum : GARDEN
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Botanist Gray : ASA
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Support beam : IBAR
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As it ___ : WERE
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French weapon : ARME
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It may leave a bad taste : STALENESS
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Cunning : ARCH
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2002 British Open champion : ELS
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First animal? : AARDVARK
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Insignia on some fighters : USAF
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Three-time U.S. Open champion : LENDL
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One with many imitators : PRESLEY
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British rifle : STEN
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Country singer Randy : TRAVIS
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Source : PARENT
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Preliminaries : INTROS
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Lamb products : ESSAYS
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Stability : ORDER
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Clears the field : REAPS
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Couldn't not : HADTO
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Architect Saarinen : ELIEL
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Salon activity : RINSE
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Welcomes : AVES
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Evening in Rome : SERA
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Collar support : STAY
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Woody's son : ARLO
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Classic car : REO
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Suffix with concert : INA
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Part of a URL : DOT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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