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New York Times, Thursday, January 12, 2006

Author:
Kyle Mahowald
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kyle Mahowald

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Mahowald. NYT links: Across Lite
Jim Horne notes:

The 22 rebus squares in this puzzle is the third highest count in the database. The other two are both Sundays.

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R
2
O
3
M
4
S
5
T
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IN
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T
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M
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A
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T
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V
IN
N
Y
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IN
A
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E
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A
L
O
H
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A
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A
T
A
N
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P
IN
E
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T
IN
G
L
IN
G
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N
IN
J
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S
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G
N
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T
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E
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E
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E
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A
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H
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W
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IN
IN
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IN
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A
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O
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F
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T
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L
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S
T
A
N
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B
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A
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L
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M
A
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C
40
S
E
E
IN
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Y
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IN
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R
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H
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IN
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T
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H
E
B
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G
IN
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N
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IN
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G
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E
A
T
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S
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A
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IN
C
A
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A
B
E
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A
M
IN
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I
A
G
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O
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R
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A
M
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N
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R
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A
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IN
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IN
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G
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N
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T
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L
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R
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E
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70
E
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0112 ( 20,519 )
Across
1
Neighbor of Bulg. : ROM
4
Time on the job : STINT
8
Big name in morning TV : MATT
12
Joe Pesci title role : VINNY
13
Silly : INANE
14
It's heard coming and going : ALOHA
16
___ all-time high : ATAN
17
Scary : SPINETINGLING
19
Masked fighters : NINJAS
21
Little annoyance : GNAT
22
Squeeze (out) : EKE
23
J.F.K. info : ETA
24
Word with show or know : HOW
27
Important time : ERA
28
"Too-ra-loo-ra-loo-___" : RAL
29
1952 Gene Kelly film : SINGININTHERAIN
32
In the past : AGO
33
___ position : FETAL
34
Hall-of-Famer Musial : STAN
35
Hoedown seats : BALES
38
Fellah : MAC
40
Going out with : SEEING
41
Belgian river : YSER
42
Going nowhere fast : INARUT
44
Chart-topper : HIT
45
Biblical opening : INTHEBEGINNING
51
Snack, say : EAT
52
Title for una dama: Abbr. : SRA
53
Ancient royal : INCA
54
Grandpa Simpson : ABE
55
Despot of old : AMIN
56
Othello villain : IAGO
58
Novarro of "Ben-Hur" : RAMON
60
Onomatopoeic Sinatra album title : RINGADINGDING
64
Call at a deli : NEXT
65
Senators' attire : TOGAE
66
"What Is to Be Done?" writer : LENIN
67
No-win situations? : TIES
68
Not just tehee : ROAR
69
Classic brand with an oval logo : ESSO
70
UFO pilots : ETS
Down
1
Barker of TV/movie fame : RINTINTIN
2
Painting the town red : ONAJAG
3
Avian talker : MYNA
4
Does bad : SINS
5
Send a message in Morse code, e.g. : TAP
6
Diamond unit : INNING
7
Many a Britney Spears fan : TEENER
8
Keep up : MAINTAIN
9
Subj. in which 2x + 3 = 9 is solved : ALG
10
Stomach : TOLERATE
11
"Not a chance, bud!" : THINKAGAIN
12
Ones blowing in the wind : VANES
15
Almost eternal : AGELONG
18
Reid of "American Pie" : TARA
20
Has one's moment in the sun : SHINES
25
Giant of note : OTT
26
"Pow!" : WHAM
30
Read between the lines : INFER
31
"The Graduate" girl : ELAINE
34
Take effect : SETIN
35
From memory : BYHEART
36
Turkey's place : ASIAMINOR
37
Releasing one's anger : LETTINGGO
39
Cruise accommodations : CABIN
40
How sweet it is! : SUGAR
43
It may accompany a coll. application : REC
45
Many a news source : INSIDER
46
Practice, practice, practice : TRAIN
47
Try to knock down : HAGGLE
48
"Anything your little heart desires!" : NAMEIT
49
Desk sights … or an apt title for this puzzle : INBOXES
50
Lavatory label : GENTS
57
Poetic tributes : ODES
59
It's put in a pot : ANTE
61
Tiny battery : AAA
62
Roadside stops : INNS
63
N.F.L. Hall-of-Famer Marchetti : GINO

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

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