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New York Times, Friday, January 1, 2010

Author:
Brad Wilber
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brad Wilber

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQV} This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Wilber. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0101 ( 21,969 )
Across
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Part of a horse between the shoulder blades : WITHERS
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Xanax maker : PFIZER
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Quaint game with a giver and a striker : ONEOCAT
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Valerie of "The Electric Horseman" : PERRINE
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Like broken things : OFNOUSE
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Pros at projecting : ORATORS
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Ready to be fired : LOAD
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Pot cover : TEFLON
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Basketball Hall-of-Famer Holman : NAT
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Resistance leader in Woody Allen's "Sleeper" : ERNO
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Eldest of a trio of comic brothers in 1930s-'40s films : ALRITZ
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Neil Sedaka's "___ Ape" : IGO
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Williamson who played Hamlet and Macbeth on Broadway : NICOL
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Its chapel was designed by Eero Saarinen, briefly : MIT
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Processing time unit: Abbr. : MSEC
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Foul territory? : STY
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Pas de deux part : ADAGIO
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Dostoyevsky's exile city : OMSK
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Coarse, as stucco : ROUGHCAST
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Plantation creation : BALE
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Dieter's concern : INTAKE
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Org. whose emblem features an eagle and a crown : RAF
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She's a paradigm of patience : ENID
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Notable head-turner : OWL
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Bouillabaisse go-with : AIOLI
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I : EGO
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Like some love : FILIAL
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Time of Obama's swearing-in : MMIX
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First Across word in the world's first crossword : FUN
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Einstein, notably : EMIGRE
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Elk's enemy : PUMA
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His opening statement is famous : ALIBABA
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Uniform adornment : EPAULET
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New Testament miracle recipient : LAZARUS
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Great Dark Spot locale : NEPTUNE
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Blackmailer's words : ORELSE
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Record producers : ARRESTS
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Some winter wear : WOOLENS
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Sure to be grounded, say : INFORIT
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Matter of lease concern? : TENANCY
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Bring bad luck to : HOODOO
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Coin depicting Louis XVI : ECU
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One with a dreaded style? : RASTA
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Play set entirely in a beauty parlor : STEELMAGNOLIAS
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Choate ran with him in 1996 : PEROT
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Half of a recurring "Saturday Night Live" duo : FRANZ
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N.Y.C. transportation debut of 1904 : IRT
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Movement Herman Wouk called "a single long action of lifesaving" : ZIONISM
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Sets off : ENRAGES
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Do a store chore : RESTOCK
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City hall, often : POLITICALARENA
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Clown's over-the-top topper : FRIGHTWIG
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Mekong River native : LAO
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Zinger : MOT
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Police blotter abbr. : DUI
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One of Iowa's state symbols : OAK
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With 35-Down, Mocha is on it : RED
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See 34-Down : SEA
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Mix on the range : BEEFALO
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Far from Rubenesque : ANGULAR
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Put on a pedestal : LIONIZE
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Abductor of the Sabine women : ROMULUS
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Sustaining stuff : ALIMENT
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Obsesses : FIXATES
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Ascribe : IMPUTE
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Psychotherapy topics : FEARS
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Suffuse : IMBUE
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New Testament miracle recipient : LEPER
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Credit card statement abbr. : BAL
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Credit card statement abbr. : APR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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