ABRIDGED EDITION

New York Times, Sunday, January 24, 2010

Author: David Kwong and Kevan Choset
Editor: Will Shortz
David Kwong
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104/1/20063/18/20144
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1.59012
Kevan Choset
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259/30/200310/22/20133
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21105601
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1.53510

This puzzle:

Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 88 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Kwong. This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Choset. NYT links: Across Lite

Notepad: In the print version of this puzzle's grid, there are dotted vertical lines between the 11th and 12th columns, and between the 18th and 19th columns.
JimH notes: Click here to see how the empty grid appears in print and here to see the folded answers. I did an extended interview with the constructors for Wordplay.

Here is how to parse the long answers: FOLD PAGE SO A AND B ARE LINED UP IN THE TOP AND BOTTOM ROWS. The A and B refer to the only As and Bs in the top and bottom rows of the grid. In Mad Magazine, you had to fold the page so that A matched up to B above and below the drawing. When this puzzle is folded the highlighted answers reveal more things that fold.
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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Letter-shaped woodworking vise : CCLAMP
7. Times, e.g. : FONT
11. Inuit word for "house" : IGLU
15. Butchers' offerings : TBONES
21. Former New Jersey governor James : FLORIO
22. "Typee" sequel : OMOO
23. Junket : TRIP
24. Out : ABSENT
25. Rolling in the grass? : LAWNBOWLING
27. Party leadership? : SOCIALCHAIR
29. Comic strip "___ and Janis" : ARLO
30. Parting locale : REDSEA
31. "Still ..." : EVENSO
32. Only person to win Emmys for acting, writing and directing : ALDA
33. 1992 Robin Williams movie : TOYS
34. National Geographic inserts : MAPS
35. Mall attraction : SALE
37. Cookie holders : TINS
39. Medium power? : ESP
40. Verandas : LANAIS
42. Hypotheticals : IFS
43. "___ luego!" : HASTA
45. Intersection of the x and y axes : ORIGIN
49. Biologist Stephen Jay ___ : GOULD
51. Buddhist sect : ZEN
52. "Who ___?" : AMI
54. Kind of artery : RENAL
55. Cross swords? : FENCE
56. Oct. ordeal for jrs. : PSAT
58. Zeniths : APICES
61. Lamp locales : BEDSIDES
63. The Father of Mexican Independence : HIDALGO
65. It may rain in these : SHEETS
66. Where a tab goes : SLOT
67. Botanical balm : ALOE
69. "Rule, Britannia" composer : ARNE
70. "The Oblong Box" author : POE
72. Heroin, slangily : SCAG
73. TV Guide info : AIRDATE
76. Stubbornness : ADAMANCY
79. Quick on the uptake : APT
80. Hinged fasteners : HASPS
83. Publication founded in 1952 featuring artwork that does the same thing as this puzzle : MADMAGAZINE
85. Suisse peaks : ALPES
87. ___Kosh B'Gosh : OSH
88. Bittersweet performance : SWANSONG
90. Run longer than expected : ENDLATE
92. Dance move : STEP
94. Neither Rep. nor Dem. : IND
95. Headed for overtime : TIED
97. PlayStation alternative : XBOX
98. Monopoly token : SHOE
102. Nudge : POKEAT
104. Visibly very embarrassed : BEETRED
107. Like tennis serves : OVERHAND
109. Shells out : SPENDS
110. Mystique : AURA
111. Dumas's Monte Cristo, e.g. : COMTE
113. Propelled, in a way : OARED
114. Flight : LAM
115. Musical score abbr. : ARR
116. Lacking skill in : BADAT
117. Become depleted : RUNDRY
118. Hanukkah serving : LATKE
120. Camera type, briefly : SLR
122. 1950 Asimov classic : IROBOT
124. Whup : TAN
127. "Joyeux" time : NOEL
128. Trillion: Prefix : TERA
130. Latin 101 word : AMAS
131. Bingo call : BTEN
135. 1997 Peter Fonda role : ULEE
137. Electrician's need : PLIERS
139. Roman's country : PATRIA
141. Five-star review : RAVE
142. Place for breaking things? : NEWSCHANNEL
144. Classy publication? : SCHOOLPAPER
146. First name in soul : ARETHA
147. Morales of "La Bamba" : ESAI
148. Adequate, old-style : ENOW
149. Gold Glover Suzuki : ICHIRO
150. Narrow waterway : STRAIT
151. Rink fake-out : DEKE
152. A century in Washington: Abbr. : SENS
153. "Roger ___ Book of Film" : EBERTS
1. B, essentially : CFLAT
2. Mild cigar : CLARO
3. Humble : LOWLY
4. Some early New Yorker cartoons : ARNOS
5. 1997 Will Smith/Tommy Lee Jones blockbuster, for short : MIB
6. Have-not : POORMAN
7. With 14-Down, what to do on the dotted lines to reveal six hidden things that have something in common with this puzzle : FOLDPAGESOAANDBARELINED
8. Elision : OMISSION
9. All alternative : NONE
10. One-piece vestments : TOGAS
11. What "ipso" means : ITSELF
12. Orange spots : GROVES
13. Woe for Fido : LICE
14. See 7-Down : UPINTHETOPANDBOTTOMROWS
15. Claws : TALONS
16. World Service airer : BBC
17. Labor Dept. watchdog : OSHA
18. Football Hall-of-Fame coach Greasy : NEALE
19. Writers Bagnold and Blyton : ENIDS
20. Rein, e.g. : STRAP
26. Gradually remove : WEAN
28. Like some elephants and all tigers : ASIAN
36. Come to the rescue : AID
38. Kind of infection : STAPH
40. "I Shot Andy Warhol" star Taylor : LILI
41. The like : SUCH
44. Pierre's girlfriends : AMIES
45. Planets, e.g. : ORBS
46. Casting requirement : REEL
47. Prefix with Chinese : INDO
48. Valve in some fireplaces : GASTAP
50. Han's hon : LEIA
51. Veer quickly : ZAG
53. Polar feature : ICECAP
55. Corey of "Stand By Me" : FELDMAN
56. Bamboo lover : PANDA
57. Vulgar person : SLEAZE
58. "Just ___!" : ASEC
59. Tour de France stage : ETAPE
60. Some Army NCO's : SSGTS
62. Patriotic women's org. : DAR
64. Trawler : DRAGGER
68. LAX data: Abbr. : ETDS
71. Bob Marley classic : ONELOVE
74. Edition: Abbr. : ISS
75. Ham on stage : EMOTER
77. Coquette : MINX
78. China's Sun ___-sen : YAT
80. R.N. locales : HOSPS
81. Put ___ to (end) : ASTOP
82. Tel Aviv coin : SHEKEL
84. "America" singer in "West Side Story" : ANITA
86. Eda who wrote "When Your Child Drives You Crazy" : LESHAN
89. Mental acuity : WITS
91. Fire : AXE
93. Correctional : PENAL
96. Prefix with -gon : DECA
99. Brain-busting : HARD
100. Lulu : ONER
101. Small vortex : EDDY
103. Jingle writer, maybe : ADMAN
105. Where to find Lux. : EUR
106. ___ al-Fayed, companion of Princess Diana : DODI
108. Lopsided victory : ROUT
112. Part of an Ironman competition : MARATHON
115. Mowgli's friend in "The Jungle Book" : AKELA
116. Cold response? : BRR
117. Gershwin musical of 1928 : ROSALIE
119. Monopoly token : TOPHAT
120. Engage in a certain college prank : STREAK
121. Nielsen of "The Naked Gun" : LESLIE
123. Star of "Charles in Charge" : BAIO
124. Skipjack and yellowfin : TUNAS
125. Like good guards : ALERT
126. More fresh : NEWER
129. Church recesses : APSES
131. Astronomer who lost part of his nose in a duel : BRAHE
132. Animal with four toes on its front feet and three toes on its back feet : TAPIR
133. Six-time U.S. Open champ : EVERT
134. ___ Circus (ancient Roman arena) : NEROS
136. This, in Madrid : ESTA
138. Start of Massachusetts' motto : ENSE
140. This might make you red in the face : ACNE
143. X : CHI
145. Toxic chemical, for short : PCB

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