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New York Times, Tuesday, January 18, 2011

"Public diplomacy" broadcast org. until 1999

Author:
Gary J. Whitehead
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gary J. Whitehead

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQX} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Whitehead.
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© 2011, The New York Times1/18/11 ( No. 22,351 )
Across
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*Sermon closer : AMEN
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*Black cat, supposedly : OMEN
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*Place for a roast : OVEN
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___ sci (coll. major) : POLI
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Shortstop Jeter : DEREK
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The Flintstones' pet : DINO
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Time for playoffs : POSTSEASON
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*Tied : EVEN
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All things considered : ASAWHOLE
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Take stock of : ASSESS
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Tissue injuries : LESIONS
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*Times to call, in ads : EVES
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Grid stats : TDS
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May birthstones : EMERALDS
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*Storm centers : EYES
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Fend off : AVERT
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___ Lingus : AER
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Place for a nail : PAW
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"1-Across to 63-Across" : IHEARYA
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When doubled, a Gabor : ZSA
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One protected by a collie, maybe : EWE
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Like golf course greens : SODDY
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*Does some batiking : DYES
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Signer-upper : ENROLLEE
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Melted chocolate, e.g. : GOO
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*Poor grades : DEES
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Fuel container : COALBIN
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Dairy Queen orders : SPLITS
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Huge success : SOCKEROO
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*Pro shop buys : TEES
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Ob/gyn's image : ULTRASOUND
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Plugging away : ATIT
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Tab picker-upper : PAYER
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"Public diplomacy" broadcast org. until 1999 : USIA
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*Some socials : TEAS
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*Milk source : TEAT
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*"Take ___!" : THAT
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Horrify: Var. : APPAL
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Simpleton in "Archie" comics : MOOSE
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"___ Dream" ("Lohengrin" aria) : ELSAS
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Simpletons : NITWITS
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Greek theaters of old : ODEONS
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Fast-disappearing airline amenities : MEALS
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Gaelic tongue : ERSE
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"The Matrix" hero : NEO
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Black Sea port : ODESSA
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"___ le roi!" : VIVE
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Hydrocarbon suffixes : ENES
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Rouen refusals : NONS
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Cad's behavior : KNAVERY
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Like plow horses : SHOD
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Sealy competitor : SERTA
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Manicurist's board : EMERY
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Give the slip to : EVADE
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Unlikely to hustle : LAZY
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Brooklynese pronoun : DESE
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Mmes., across the Pyrenees : SRAS
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Sport with lunges : EPEE
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Act that's "contagious" : YAWN
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Drink holder : EWER
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Dreaded mosquito : AEDES
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Key : ISLET
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Hides, as from the cops : HOLESUP
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Apportion sparingly : DOLEOUT
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Horace and Sappho : ODISTS
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Kiddie's racer : GOCART
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Homes for squirrels : OAKS
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Jazz pianist Chick : COREA
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Dentist's directive : BRUSH
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Ephesus' region : IONIA
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Tacitly acknowledge : NODAT
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A.S.A.P., in the E.R. : STAT
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"Our Gang" pooch : PETE
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Princess played by Carrie Fisher : LEIA
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Ophthalmic swelling : STYE
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Back muscle, for short : LAT

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