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New York Times, Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Something hidden in 20-, 28-, 43- and 52-Across ... or landed with the help of 1-, 10-, 37- and 63-Across

Author:
Peter A. Collins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter A. Collins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 67 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York Times1/15/13 ( No. 23,079 )

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Across
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Switch's partner : BAIT
5
Defeatist's words : ICANT
10
Velcro component : HOOK
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It extends from the elbow : ULNA
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Futile : NOUSE
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Approximately : ORSO
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Expected outcome : NORM
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Pillowcase go-with : SHEET
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Cavils : NITS
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1973 film for which John Houseman was named Best Supporting Actor : THEPAPERCHASE
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Melancholy : SAD
24
Soviet launch of 1986 : MIR
25
Like some restaurants : ETHNIC
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Shortest paths : DIRECTROUTES
31
Surfer girl, maybe : WAHINE
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Grp. that suspended Honduras in 2009 : OAS
35
Bird: Prefix : AVI
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Egg: Sp. : HUEVO
37
Serling or Steiger : ROD
38
Eucharist plate : PATEN
40
Slip up : ERR
41
Chat room inits. : AOL
42
Sunday best : FINERY
43
Igor, for one : LABASSISTANT
47
Column base : PLINTH
48
Slugger Mel : OTT
49
Squeal (on) : RAT
52
Blindsided : CAUGHTUNAWARE
56
Hip-hopper's home : CRIB
58
Treat again, as a sprain : REICE
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Up to the challenge : ABLE
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Guy : DUDE
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Regions : AREAS
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"Like that'll ever happen" : IBET
63
Film unit : REEL
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Things spun by old salts : YARNS
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Something hidden in 20-, 28-, 43- and 52-Across ... or landed with the help of 1-, 10-, 37- and 63-Across : FISH
Down
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Baseball taps : BUNTS
2
"Welcome to Honolulu!" : ALOHA
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How losses appear on a ledger : INRED
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Pat (down) : TAMP
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Motivate : INSPIRE
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Stick together : COHERE
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Violinist Leopold : AUER
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Fraction of a fraction of a min. : NSEC
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Ties : TETHERS
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Main part of Japan : HONSHU
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Get situated : ORIENTATE
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German direction : OST
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Bout-ending slugs : KOS
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___ acid : AMINO
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___ Z : ATO
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"If ___ catch you ...!" : IEVER
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TV spinoff of 2004 : CSINY
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Stock payout: Abbr. : DIV
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Loses ardor : COOLS
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Smidgen : TAD
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Young dog : WHELP
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Hearing-related : AURAL
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Weed-killer : HERBICIDE
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Prince's père : ROI
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Ship of 1492 : PINTA
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Tiny sugar-lover : ANT
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Color akin to silver : ASHGRAY
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Obesity : FATNESS
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Women's tennis champ Medina : ANABEL
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Original Beatle Sutcliffe : STU
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Bird with a colorful bill : TOUCAN
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Temple head : RABBI
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Van Gogh home for a while : ARLES
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Choppers : TEETH
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Daughter of Cronus : HERA
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Layer : TIER
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Cosette, e.g., in "Les Misérables" : WAIF
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Burnable data holder: Abbr. : CDR
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Regret : RUE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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