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New York Times, Saturday, January 1, 2011

Author:
Mark Diehl
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mark Diehl

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 25 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 53 for Mr. Diehl. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0101 ( 22,334 )

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Across
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Star of India, once : SABU
5
Concert spectacles : LIGHTSHOWS
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29-year Knesset member : EBAN
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"Prêt-à-Porter" actress : ANOUKAIMEE
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Material for a suit? : TORT
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Convention fighter : ICONOCLAST
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Ring bearer : TREETRUNK
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"Roots" name : KUNTA
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It's free in Paris : LIBRE
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Hazardous obstruction : REEF
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Humidifier output : MIST
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It often gets fed : EGO
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Where the biblical lost tribes were held captive : ASSYRIA
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N.Y.P.D. descriptor : FINEST
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Cry to get 40-Across : SENDHELP
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What Taft, Hoover and Carter each had : ONETERM
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Gave a face-lift : DIDOVER
40
People with saving accounts? : RESCUERS
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"Rock Me ___" (1984 hit) : TONITE
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One worthy of emulation : PARAGON
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Simon & Schuster's parent : CBS
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Opposite of 4-Down : UBER
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Tunnel creator : MOLE
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Leaving lines : TATAS
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Order in a rush order : TODAY
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Barn dance accessory : BANJOPICK
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Onetime Chevy Blazer competitor : ISUZURODEO
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Mythological trickster who was punished by being held to a rock : LOKI
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Steam roller? : LOCOMOTIVE
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Peck, e.g. : UNIT
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What loaded people have : EXTRAMONEY
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Strings used in payroll depts. : SSNS
Down
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Take, finally : SETTLEFOR
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Native : ABORIGINE
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Far from frilly : BAREBONES
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Opposite of 46-Across : UNTER
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Spot of seclusion : LAIR
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Racks up : INCURS
7
Dingbats : GOONEYS
8
Dug in, with "down" : HUNKERED
9
What stops swings, briefly : TKO
10
Give the heave-ho : SACK
11
Area where blood vessels enter an organ : HILUM
12
Sur citizen : OMANI
13
Bridge openers : WESTS
14
Rip into : SETAT
20
Make stand on end, as hair : TEASEUP
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"That's it!" : FINITO
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Course : STREAM
29
Pad : ADDONTO
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"That sorta thing" : ETC
33
Pumpkin : HON
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People are not 35-Down after these occur : EVICTIONS
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See 34-Down : LETBACKIN
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Publicists' preparations : PRESSKITS
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Hit from the 1983 platinum album "Kilroy Was Here" : MRROBOTO
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Sultan who captured Jerusalem in 1187 : SALADIN
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Palais des Nations setting : GENEVE
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Not worthless : UTILE
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Yanks' foes : BOSOX
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Drawn-out chemical : EDUCT
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It may cut things close : RAZOR
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Educational ideal : APLUS
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Arizona county or its seat : YUMA
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Bouncing baby : JOEY
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Kind of chip : ROM

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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