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New York Times, Thursday, January 10, 2013

Author:
Kevan Choset
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kevan Choset

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Choset. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0110 ( 23,074 )
Across
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One of a popular TV game show duo : WHITE
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Not present when expected, for short : MIA
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Block : DEBAR
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Many a "Today" show sign : HIMOM
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Goof : ERR
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Silly : INANE
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Predecessor of Ariel Sharon : EHUDBARAK
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Number of days in una semana : SIETE
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Questionnaire response column : NOS
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Practiced : ABLE
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Queen of Denmark, 1947-72 : INGRID
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Moravian capital : BRNO
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Object : ITEM
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Request that would complete 42-Across : IDLIKETOBUYANE
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One looking down : POUTER
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Some fuzz : NAP
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___-weekly : ALT
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When a right is sometimes allowed : ONRED
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Rocky peak : TOR
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Novelist whose first wife had the same first name, curiously : WAUGH
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Vet, e.g. : DOC
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Boxer's response : ARF
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Title figure in a Mitch Albom best seller : MORRIE
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When completed, popular TV program starting in 1975 : WHEELOFFORTUNE
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Man's name meaning "young man" : SVEN
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Black : INKY
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Meeting place for mathematicians? : VERTEX
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Linear, in brief : ONED
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Confusion : ADO
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Erase : CLEAR
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Military protection : BODYARMOR
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Thunders : ROARS
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Suffix with winter : IZE
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A long time : YEARS
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Yes or no follower : SIREE
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Land once partly held by the Crusaders: Abbr. : SYR
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One of a popular TV game show duo : SAJAK
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"Say ___" : WHEN
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Longtime Ritz competitor : HIHO
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"___ in the Morning" : IMUS
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9-Down fox : TOD
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Made a start : EMBARKED
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Certain red : MERLOT
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"Dies ___" : IRAE
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Couples cruise locale? : ARK
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See 4-Down and 36-Down : DISNEY
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It's a mystery : ENIGMA
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Heavyweight champ after Carnera : BAER
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Fighting : ANTI
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Crumhorn, e.g. : REED
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Commander of Saul's army, in I Samuel : ABNER
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Live ___ : ITUP
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Dentist's directive : BITE
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Construction beam : IBAR
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Mini, for one : IPOD
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"What should I ___?" : DONOW
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Clumsy move : LURCH
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Kind of switch : ONOFF
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Pacific nation : NAURU
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The British Museum's ___ Marbles : ELGIN
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Something to fill in : THEBLANK
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1982 9-Down movie : TRON
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You might go to bed early before these : WORKDAYS
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Like many gallerygoers : ARTY
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"Family Ties" boy : ALEX
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Some Monopoly game equipment : MONEY
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Sign of an absent mind : BLANKSTARE
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Nonrhyming poetry : BLANKVERSE
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One earning a fee, maybe : FINDER
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Devices with spools : VCRS
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Wells race : ELOI
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Raise : REAR
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Like mud : OOZY
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Key with three sharps: Abbr. : AMAJ
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Seven-year-old explorer : DORA
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Ural River city : ORSK
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Ones sexually flexible, for short : BIS
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Actor Stephen : REA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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