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New York Times, Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Author:
Gary Cee
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gary Cee

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {DJQUXZ} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Cee. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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Across
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Lickety-split : FAST
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French first lady ___ Bruni-Sarkozy : CARLA
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Spear : STAB
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ESPN's Arthur ___ Courage Award : ASHE
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Let out at the waist, e.g. : ALTER
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Major-leaguer Tony or Alejandro : PENA
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Essay, say : THINKPIECE
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"I do solemnly swear ... ," e.g. : OATH
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Francis who sang "Who's Sorry Now?" : CONNIE
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Lapel attachment : TACKPIN
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"The results ___!" : AREIN
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Lunched, say : ATE
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"Glee" actress ___ Michele : LEA
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Unwordy : TERSE
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King-size : LARGE
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P, to Greeks : RHO
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Abovementioned : PRIOR
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No-good : ROTTEN
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Space science: Abbr. : ASTR
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Indian home ... or a hint to nine other answers in this puzzle : TEPEE
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Advertising, basically : HYPE
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Select : CHOOSE
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Fireplace : INGLE
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President pro ___ : TEM
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Cordial relations : AMITY
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Sufficient : AMPLE
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Not unusual : PAR
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American defense org. : NSA
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Brazilian port of 1.4 million : BELEM
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Backup group for Gladys Knight : THEPIPS
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Blacktop again, e.g. : REPAVE
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Busby and derby : HATS
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One not looking for individual glory : TEAMPLAYER
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Italian wine city : ASTI
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Happy as ___ : ACLAM
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Wedding band : RING
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___ and wherefores : WHYS
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Degrees : STEPS
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Word before deep or high : KNEE
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Nabob : FATCAT
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On dry land : ASHORE
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Black eye : SHINER
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Coach on the court : TENNISPRO
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___ Canaveral : CAPE
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Rumble in the Jungle winner : ALI
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GPS recommendation: Abbr. : RTE
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Hannibal of "The Silence of the Lambs" : LECTER
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"Clear the ___!" : AREA
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Bike wheel radius : SPOKE
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Group associated with 2009's Taxpayer March on Washington : TEAPARTY
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Opposed to : ANTI
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U-___ (Berlin railway) : BAHN
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Hall-of-Famer Ralph of the Pirates : KINER
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'63 Liz Taylor role : CLEO
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Skin soother : ALOE
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La Brea fossil preserve : TARPITS
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Actor/TV personality Kinnear : GREG
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Cool, '50s-style : HEP
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"Just the ___" : ONE
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Couple in the news : ITEM
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Disneyland, e.g. : THEMEPARK
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Part of a play : ACT
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"He & ___" (1960s CBS series) : SHE
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Singer with the Heartbreakers : TOMPETTY
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New Age Grammy winner : ENYA
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Hindu wrap : SARI
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A-C on a filing cabinet, e.g. : LABEL
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Beetle, for one : INSECT
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Opening-round game of the N.C.A.A. basketball tournament : PLAYIN
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Actor Sam of stage and screen : LEVENE
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Come to light : EMERGE
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Extreme point in an orbit : APSIS
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De-ice : THAW
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___ mark (#) : HASH
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School grps. : PTAS
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Dashboard readings, for short : RPMS
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Porter or stout : ALE
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Treasure hunter's aid : MAP

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

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