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CROSS WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, January 10, 2010

Author:
Mel Rosen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mel Rosen

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Rosen. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0110 ( 21,978 )
Across
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Super Bowl XIII and XIV winning player : STEELER
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Turkish honchos : AGHAS
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Some beachwear : SHADES
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Love, in a way : NOSCORE
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River at Avignon : RHONE
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Posts on a wall, say : TAPESUP
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Penn State campus site : ALTOONA
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With 10-Down, stopover : MOTOR
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Hyundai model : ELANTRA
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With 4-Down, alternative to free enterprise : PLANNED
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Paris's ___ Rivoli : RUEDE
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With 16-Down, certain plate : PARTIAL
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Canadian gas brand : ESSO
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Picking up, as perfume : SMELLING
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Unfermented grape juice : STUM
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Subway posting : MAP
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Magazine no. : ISS
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Complete bomb on a test : ZERO
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Telephoned : RANG
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"Help yourself!" : BEMYGUEST
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President who took office in 1946 : PERON
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Wyoming peak : TETON
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D.D.E.'s 1942 command : ETO
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PIN requesters : ATMS
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Imminent alumni: Abbr. : SRS
52
Thunderbird enthusiast? : WINO
54
___ particle (electrically neutral meson) : ETA
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With 45-Down, about 29 1/2 days : LUNAR
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Calvino who wrote "Mr. Palomar" : ITALO
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Sped up, and how! : FLOOREDIT
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Baltic land: Abbr. : LITH
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Passed without effect : BLEWOVER
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Rocket head : NOSE
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How something might be washed : ASHORE
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With 47-Down, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta : PRAIRIE
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Angry with : SOREAT
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Pro follower : RATA
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"That Girl" girl : ANNMARIE
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"Othello" provocateur : IAGO
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Dulciana, for one : ORGANSTOP
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"Gigi" star : CARON
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With 70-Down, skilled lawyer : LEGAL
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Conductance unit : MHO
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Easter rabbits' needs? : DYES
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___ Plaines, Ill. : DES
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Sucker : DUPE
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Tell tales : LIE
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Save for the future : SETBY
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Nebraska natives : OTOES
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Portray : REPRESENT
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Leader of a musical "gang" : KOOL
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Is snug : FITS
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Relaxation site : DEN
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Certain therapy, commonly : EST
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Covers, as the earth : SODS
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Epicurus and Democritus, philosophically : ATOMISTS
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German exclamations : ACHS
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With 91-Down, hypertension control option : CALCIUM
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Old car similar to a Malibu : ALERO
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With 95-Down, meteorological post : WEATHER
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Record label of the Cars and the Doors : ELEKTRA
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With 104-Down, utility gauge : WATER
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Much Marcel Duchamp work : ANTIART
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In a smooth manner : SLEEKLY
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Bikini blast, briefly : ATEST
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Ship out : GOTOSEA
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Many perfumes : SPRAYS
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"Darn it!" : NERTS
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Craft : SLYNESS
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Potter professor Severus ___ : SNAPE
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Causeway fees : TOLLS
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These, in Madrid : ESTAS
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See 26-Across : ECONOMY
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Fruitcake : LOON
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Fish-loving bird : ERNE
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Interprets : READS
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Place for a cup holder : ARMREST
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Grave robbers : GHOULS
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See 24-Across : HOTEL
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Coats with a protective oxide : ANODIZES
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Less flustered : SERENER
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Challenge for the wheelchair-bound : STEP
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Chicago Bears coaching legend George : HALAS
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Split : APART
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See 28-Across : DENTURE
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In round figures : ESTIMATED
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Koran chapter : SURA
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Close one : PAL
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Boo-boo : MISSTEP
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Stomach sound : GROWL
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Gel made from seaweed : AGAR
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"___ 'er there!" : PUT
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Pizza topping : ONION
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Reply in "The Little Red Hen" : NOTI
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Annoying buzzer : GNAT
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Woman's name meaning "beautiful" : BELLA
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Pin holders : ETUIS
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See 55-Across : MONTH
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Jannings of "The Last Command" : EMIL
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See 67-Across : PROVINCES
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The Belvedere ___ (Vatican sculpture) : TORSO
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"McSorley's Bar" artist : SLOAN
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The loop it's best to be out of : NOOSE
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Nogales "now" : AHORA
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"That's ___!" : AWRAP
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Monastery resident : FRIAR
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Unnerving, perhaps : EERIE
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___ Bobbin of the Oz books : BETSY
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"Aunt ___ Cope Book" : ERMAS
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Lustful : RANDY
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Tending to wash out : ERODENT
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See 83-Across : EAGLE
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"From the top!" : AGAIN
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Landlord's sign : TOLET
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Tasted, biblically : ATEOF
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___ to one's neck : INUP
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Trans-Siberian Railroad stop : OMSK
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-stat starter : RHEO
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Nod off : GOTOSLEEP
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Ancient Rome's port : OSTIA
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"The jeans that built America" : LEES
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Uninhabited : DESOLATE
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Post- opposite : PRE
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See 110-Across : BLOCKER
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Paul Anka or Dan Aykroyd, by birth : OTTAWAN
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They might have springs : RESORTS
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See 114-Across : STATION
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Most urgent : DIREST
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Chicago Bears coaching legend Mike : DITKA
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Crabbed : SURLY
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See 118-Across : METER
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Festoons : SWAGS
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Action film staple : CHASE
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Old "Tonight Show" starter : HERES
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Some Madrileñas: Abbr. : SRTAS
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These, in Oise : CES
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Ending with over or cover : ALLS
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Baseball great who's Bonds's godfather : MAYS
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Organic compound : ENOL
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Advocate: Abbr. : ATTY

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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