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New York Times, Saturday, January 23, 2010

Author:
Karen M. Tracey
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Karen M. Tracey

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 31 for Ms. Tracey. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0123 ( 21,991 )
Across
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Acted impulsively : LEAPT
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Unofficial "Main Street" of New York's Chinatown : MOTT
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They might prevent getaways, briefly : APBS
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He starred as himself in "Cuban Pete," 1946 : ARNAZ
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Treat with a "Golden" variety : OREO
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Doubtful : MOOT
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Wife of Augustus : LIVIA
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Smoke with straight sides : PANATELLA
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Like : AKINTO
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Agenda : TODOLIST
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Wins easily : WALTZESOFFWITH
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Nest down : EIDER
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Archer of literature : ISABEL
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___ Plateau (U.S. region) : OZARK
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They're in the neighborhood: Abbr. : ESTS
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Capital on the island of Viti Levu : SUVA
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Source of valuable deposits : HEN
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Self expression? : IAM
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Responses of confusion : EHS
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One may be in stitches : RIP
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Chairmen often call them: Abbr. : MTGS
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Calls : REFS
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Potential hiding places : NOOKS
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Respectful greeting : SALAAM
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Stern playing? : ISAAC
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Old song with the lyric "When he would ride in the afternoon / I'd follow him with my hickory broom" : JIMMYCRACKCORN
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Not withdrawn : SOCIABLE
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1-Down counselor Ann : KELSEY
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Hot : ONASTREAK
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Living proof? : PULSE
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Italian well : BENE
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River with historic flooding in 1966 : ARNO
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Goober : IDIOT
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A.M.A. member?: Abbr. : ASSN
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B'way buys : TKTS
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Inclines : TENDS
Down
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"ER" replaced it on NBC's schedule in 1994 : LALAW
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"Traffic" actress Christensen : ERIKA
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Aid in forging : ANVIL
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One canvasing? : PAINTER
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Gyro sauce : TZATZIKI
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One with a replaceable head : MOP
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Their addresses are moving : ORATORS
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Near the hour : TENOF
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Grunting, slimy-skinned swimmer : TOADFISH
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Fielding and Menotti title heroines : AMELIAS
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Lenin's body : POLITBURO
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Lenin, for one : BOLSHEVIK
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Saves, say : STAT
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Some emergency services : TOWS
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It has hundreds of thousands of meanings: Abbr. : OED
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Curt summons : SEEME
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Swimmers do them : LAPS
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Resistor measures : OHMS
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"Chicago" Oscar winner : ZETAJONES
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Book of Common Prayer readers : ANGLICANS
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Actress Allen : TESSA
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Kid with no hometown, often : ARMYBRAT
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Scene of horror and confusion : SNAKEPIT
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Instrument played with a spatula : SAMISEN
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Major pest in the South : FIREANT
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Block : OCCLUDE
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One of a loving trio? : AMAT
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"Oh, no!" : ACK
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Court figure : CLERK
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K. T. of country : OSLIN
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Do some green maintenance : RESOD
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11-Down dissents : NYETS
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Nagasaki noodle : SOBA
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Takes down : KOS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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