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New York Times, Monday, January 11, 2010

Author:
Ron and Nancy Byron
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {KQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Byron. This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Byron. NYT links: Across Lite
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Go back and forth in deciding : WAVER
6
Traffic tie-ups : JAMS
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Hit hard : BASH
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Common cause of food poisoning : ECOLI
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Qatari ruler : EMIR
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Melville novel : OMOO
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Alaska boondoggle in 2008 campaign news : BRIDGETONOWHERE
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Eliot's "Adam ___" : BEDE
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Roman 552 : DLII
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Put a spell on : HEXED
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Relative of an ostrich : RHEA
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Part of a mushroom : STEM
27
Place to get gas : FILLINGSTATION
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Minds : OBEYS
34
Tue. follower : WED
35
Having ___ of fun : ATON
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Yukon S.U.V. maker : GMC
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Very hot and dry : SAHARAN
42
Uno + due : TRE
43
Reach across : SPAN
45
'60s-'70s service site : NAM
46
Molecule parts : ATOMS
48
Full-size Fords : CROWNVICTORIAS
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Quaker pronoun : THEE
53
Where Obama was born : OAHU
54
Texas A & M player : AGGIE
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Summit : APEX
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Degrees for corp. execs : MBAS
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Gets ready to crash : BRACESFORIMPACT
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Cotton unit : BALE
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State north of Ill. : WISC
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MetLife competitor : AETNA
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Still sleeping : ABED
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Suffix with major : ETTE
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Bygone anesthetic : ETHER
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Jack who played Sgt. Friday : WEBB
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Plot unit : ACRE
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Null and ___ : VOID
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Getting on in years : ELDERLY
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Semi-tractor trailer : RIG
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Trans-Atlantic air traveler's woe : JETLAG
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Mine, in Marseille : AMOI
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Reverend : MINISTER
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Sellout sign : SRO
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Western part of the Czech Republic : BOHEMIA
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"Don't leave home without it" card : AMEX
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Achy : SORE
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Cleared weeds, say : HOED
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Genesis garden : EDEN
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Hone : WHET
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Snake's sound : HISS
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"Didn't I do great?!" : TADA
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Clouds (up) : FOGS
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1980s hardware that used Microsoft Basic : IBMPC
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Old Renault : LECAR
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Beturbaned seer : SWAMI
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10th-century Holy Roman emperor : OTTOI
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___ Jean Baker (Marilyn Monroe) : NORMA
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Eliot of "The Untouchables" : NESS
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"The Diary of ___ Frank" : ANNE
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Lose one's temper : HAVEAFIT
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Sodium hydroxide, to a chemist : NAOH
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Observed : NOTICED
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Dizzy Gillespie's instrument : TRUMPET
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Cry on a roller coaster : WHEE
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Force : COERCE
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Vehicle with a medallion : TAXI
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"Dancing Queen" group : ABBA
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Snatch : GRAB
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Near-hurricane-force wind : GALE
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Part of P.O. or P.S. : POST
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The Wife of ___ (Chaucer character) : BATH
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Teen affliction : ACNE
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One of seven in the Big Dipper : STAR
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Stockholm's land: Abbr. : SWE
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Fannie ___ : MAE

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

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