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TERRA COGNITA

New York Times, Sunday, September 9, 2001

4-Down : It's heard at some ball games

Author:
Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Harvey Estes
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Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {JVX} This is puzzle # 59 for Mr. Estes. This is puzzle # 77 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York Times9/9/01 ( No. 18,933 )
Across
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Attach, as a patch : SEWON
6
How high can you go? : NORTHPOLE
15
Like DNA : CODED
20
"Time in a Bottle" singer : CROCE
21
Over : ONCEAGAIN
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Heaps : APILE
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Set one's sights on : AIMAT
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Back-pedaled : RETREATED
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Walk, slangily : LEGIT
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Shoemaker Thom : MCAN
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East German secret police : STASI
28
On : ASTRIDE
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Dash : PANACHE
32
Shakespearean setting : GLOBETHEATER
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Jazz singer Anita : ODAY
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Kind of park : TRAILER
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School mo. : OCT
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"___ first ..." : IFAT
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Cut : SHORTENED
44
Up on, as the jive : HEPTO
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Red army member : ANT
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Not so stiff : SPRIER
51
Whisper sweet nothings : COO
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Pig : SLOB
54
"___ Jury" (Spillane novel) : ITHE
56
"M" director, 1931 : LANG
57
Takes a break : RESTSUP
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___ Antiqua : ARS
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Rough areas : GHETTOS
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Back in? : RETRO
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Number of days in Avril : TRENTE
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Something bad to have on one's head : REWARD
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Big belt : EQUATOR
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Lady-killers : ROMEOS
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Overplayed : EMOTED
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Chucklehead : DUNCE
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Forest denizens : WAPITIS
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Pitch : TAR
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Supremely spooky : EERIEST
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Uneven do : SHAG
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Shake : LOSE
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Work the land : TILL
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Cool, to the Fresh Prince : DEF
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Farm routine : CHORES
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Hoover employee, once : FED
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Back, in a way : ENDOW
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Nitpick : FINDFAULT
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Symbols of office : HATS
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Flyers' org. : NHL
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Wrinkled : CREASED
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Allied commander of 1918 : FOCH
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Buck book : THEGOODEARTH
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Like Hilo, Hawaii, vis-à-vis other major American cities : WETTEST
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Stud site : EARLOBE
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Spanish port : CADIZ
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"Symphonie espagnole" composer : LALO
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Vegas venue : STRIP
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Speaking up? : PRAYERFUL
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Hamelin musician : PIPER
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Sierra ___ : LEONE
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Deep crimson : TOMATORED
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Kind of shooter : SKEET
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Irene ___, figure in Sherlock Holmes stories : ADLER
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Bottom land : SOUTHPOLE
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Hospital work : TESTS
Down
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Little rascal : SCAMP
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Longtime "All My Children" role : ERICA
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Sophisticated lady : WOMANOFTHEWORLD
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It's heard at some ball games : OCANADA
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Take home : NET
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Opposite of sur : NORTE
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Most qualified to serve : ONEA
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Proofs of purchase: Abbr. : RCTS
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"Dumb & Dumber" actress : TERIGARR
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Ian's "own" : HAE
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Tour grp. : PGA
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Morsel a horse'll eat : OAT
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Golfer's concern : LIE
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Conclude by : ENDAT
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Jet Propulsion Lab site : CALTECH
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Manages : OPERATES
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1 or 2 : DIGIT
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Omit : ELIDE
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Put a damper on : DETER
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Lacking : SHY
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HBO competitor : SHO
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Noted debut of 10/7/82 : CATS
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Blotto : LIT
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"Hooray!" : OLE
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Michael Jackson's first #1 song : BEN
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Kind of set : ERECTOR
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Watered down : THIN
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Film director Nicolas : ROEG
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By and large : INTHEMAIN
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Sp. titles : SRAS
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Recommendations : DOS
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Film with four sequels : PLANETOFTHEAPES
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Slowpokes : TORTOISES
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Fanatical : OBSESSED
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Feathered head ornament : AIGRETTE
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Trudged : PLODDED
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Storm producer? : OUTRAGE
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Virginia, in Versailles : ETAT
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Strike back : REACT
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Sermon ender : ETTE
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B'way posting : SRO
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Play thing : PROP
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Family portrait, of sorts : TREE
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Shutout spoilers : RUNS
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German Expressionist Nolde : EMIL
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Skyscraper : EDIFICE
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What's what in Mexico : QUE
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Flaw : WART
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One who cries foul? : REF
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"Leaving Las Vegas" co-star : SHUE
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Reserve : HOLD
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Shopper's annoyance : LONGLINE
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Corn or soybeans : CASHCROP
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Kind of putter : SHOT
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Noisy celebrant : WHOOPER
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Big pol. campaign donor : NRA
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___ Stern : DER
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___ city : FAT
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Imitate : ACTLIKE
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It may result in a smash hit : LOB
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Casbah headgear : FEZ
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One weber per square meter : TESLA
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Couldn't stand : HATED
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Flynn of film : ERROL
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Govt. divisions : DEPTS
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Dorian Gray's creator : WILDE
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Cause of an accident, maybe : SLEET
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Law school class : TORTS
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Place to stick a comb : AFRO
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Face-off : DUEL
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Pal of Piglet : ROO
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___ Darya (Asian river) : AMU
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Sun ___-sen : YAT
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Suffix for King James : ETH
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L.A. clock setting : PST

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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