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New York Times, Monday, January 23, 2012

Author:
Sarah Keller
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sarah Keller

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 49 for Ms. Keller. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0123 ( 22,721 )
Across
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Manhandle horribly : MAUL
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U. of Maryland athlete : TERP
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Jollity : MIRTH
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"Rule, Britannia" composer : ARNE
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End in ___ (finish evenly) : ATIE
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Brainstorms : IDEAS
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Cut of meat : LOIN
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Pro ___ (how some law work is done) : BONO
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Composition for nine musicians : NONET
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Fiercely : TOOTHANDNAIL
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OB/GYNs perform them : AMNIOS
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In ___ (harmonious) : SYNC
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Air safety org. : FAA
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___ Ness monster : LOCH
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Westerns, in old lingo : OATERS
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"Scream" director Craven : WES
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Embarrassingly imprudent : FOOTINMOUTH
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"___ cost you!" : ITLL
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Fall behind : LAG
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Falco of "Nurse Jackie" : EDIE
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Next to one another : CHEEKBYJOWL
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Member of the upper house: Abbr. : SEN
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Roman leader who met his fate on the Ides of March : CAESAR
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Police action on a gambling ring : RAID
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"Carpenter" or "harvester" insect : ANT
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Drizzle, say : RAIN
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Dentists' tools : DRILLS
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Fast and in large amounts : HANDOVERFIST
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Television input jack : AUDIO
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Battery fluid : ACID
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Dread : FEAR
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Edge : BRINK
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"___ but known ..." : HADI
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Blues singer James : ETTA
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Bring joy to : ELATE
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Wife in "The Good Earth" : OLAN
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Having a positive outlook : ROSY
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Mediterranean island country : MALTA
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Woolf's "___ of One's Own" : AROOM
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The "U" in E.U. : UNION
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Popular soup legume : LENTIL
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___ sauce : TABASCO
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School on the Thames : ETON
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Outsides of melons : RINDS
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Spring bloom : PEONY
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Easily portable movie maker : MINICAM
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Winner of a Fox talent show beginning in 2002 : IDOL
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Stimpy's canine pal : REN
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___ kwon do : TAE
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President after F.D.R. : HST
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Part of a horse that's shod : HOOF
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Before long, poetically : ANON
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Prolonged hostilities : FEUDS
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Clarinetist Shaw : ARTIE
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Drained of color : ASHEN
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___ Bible : HOLY
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Follower of tic-tac : TOE
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Pagan nature religion : WICCA
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Revolutionary Allen : ETHAN
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Frozen 52-Across : SLEET
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Atlantic City casino, with "the" : TAJ
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Stravinsky or Sikorsky : IGOR
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Article in Paris Match : LES
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Sing-along at a bar : KARAOKE
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Raisin ___ : BRAN
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Entered up to one's ankles : WADEDIN
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Train line to Penn Sta. : LIRR
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Be at odds (with) : DIFFER
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Boise's state : IDAHO
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Like some diet drinks : NOCAL
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Be untruthful with : LIETO
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Exams for would-be attys. : LSATS
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Veer off the beaten path : STRAY
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Clue : HINT
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___ Blue, 1971 Cy Young Award winner : VIDA
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Lincoln, the Rail-Splitter : ABE
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WWW address : URL
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Day, to Diego : DIA

Answer summary: 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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