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ABRIDGED EDITION

New York Times, Sunday, January 24, 2010

Author:
David Kwong and Kevan Choset
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kevan Choset

This puzzle:

Rows: 23, Columns: 23 Words: 170, Blocks: 88 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Kwong. This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Choset. NYT links: Across Lite
Notepad: In the print version of this puzzle's grid, there are dotted vertical lines between the 11th and 12th columns, and between the 18th and 19th columns.
Jim Horne notes:

Click here to see how the empty grid appears in print and here to see the folded answers. I did an extended interview with the constructors for Wordplay.

Here is how to parse the long answers: FOLD PAGE SO A AND B ARE LINED UP IN THE TOP AND BOTTOM ROWS. The A and B refer to the only As and Bs in the top and bottom rows of the grid. In Mad Magazine, you had to fold the page so that A matched up to B above and below the drawing. When this puzzle is folded the highlighted answers reveal more things that fold.

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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0124 ( 21,992 )
Across
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Letter-shaped woodworking vise : CCLAMP
7
Times, e.g. : FONT
11
Inuit word for "house" : IGLU
15
Butchers' offerings : TBONES
21
Former New Jersey governor James : FLORIO
22
"Typee" sequel : OMOO
23
Junket : TRIP
24
Out : ABSENT
25
Rolling in the grass? : LAWNBOWLING
27
Party leadership? : SOCIALCHAIR
29
Comic strip "___ and Janis" : ARLO
30
Parting locale : REDSEA
31
"Still ..." : EVENSO
32
Only person to win Emmys for acting, writing and directing : ALDA
33
1992 Robin Williams movie : TOYS
34
National Geographic inserts : MAPS
35
Mall attraction : SALE
37
Cookie holders : TINS
39
Medium power? : ESP
40
Verandas : LANAIS
42
Hypotheticals : IFS
43
"___ luego!" : HASTA
45
Intersection of the x and y axes : ORIGIN
49
Biologist Stephen Jay ___ : GOULD
51
Buddhist sect : ZEN
52
"Who ___?" : AMI
54
Kind of artery : RENAL
55
Cross swords? : FENCE
56
Oct. ordeal for jrs. : PSAT
58
Zeniths : APICES
61
Lamp locales : BEDSIDES
63
The Father of Mexican Independence : HIDALGO
65
It may rain in these : SHEETS
66
Where a tab goes : SLOT
67
Botanical balm : ALOE
69
"Rule, Britannia" composer : ARNE
70
"The Oblong Box" author : POE
72
Heroin, slangily : SCAG
73
TV Guide info : AIRDATE
76
Stubbornness : ADAMANCY
79
Quick on the uptake : APT
80
Hinged fasteners : HASPS
83
Publication founded in 1952 featuring artwork that does the same thing as this puzzle : MADMAGAZINE
85
Suisse peaks : ALPES
87
___Kosh B'Gosh : OSH
88
Bittersweet performance : SWANSONG
90
Run longer than expected : ENDLATE
92
Dance move : STEP
94
Neither Rep. nor Dem. : IND
95
Headed for overtime : TIED
97
PlayStation alternative : XBOX
98
Monopoly token : SHOE
102
Nudge : POKEAT
104
Visibly very embarrassed : BEETRED
107
Like tennis serves : OVERHAND
109
Shells out : SPENDS
110
Mystique : AURA
111
Dumas's Monte Cristo, e.g. : COMTE
113
Propelled, in a way : OARED
114
Flight : LAM
115
Musical score abbr. : ARR
116
Lacking skill in : BADAT
117
Become depleted : RUNDRY
118
Hanukkah serving : LATKE
120
Camera type, briefly : SLR
122
1950 Asimov classic : IROBOT
124
Whup : TAN
127
"Joyeux" time : NOEL
128
Trillion: Prefix : TERA
130
Latin 101 word : AMAS
131
Bingo call : BTEN
135
1997 Peter Fonda role : ULEE
137
Electrician's need : PLIERS
139
Roman's country : PATRIA
141
Five-star review : RAVE
142
Place for breaking things? : NEWSCHANNEL
144
Classy publication? : SCHOOLPAPER
146
First name in soul : ARETHA
147
Morales of "La Bamba" : ESAI
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Adequate, old-style : ENOW
149
Gold Glover Suzuki : ICHIRO
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Narrow waterway : STRAIT
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Rink fake-out : DEKE
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A century in Washington: Abbr. : SENS
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"Roger ___ Book of Film" : EBERTS
Down
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B, essentially : CFLAT
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Mild cigar : CLARO
3
Humble : LOWLY
4
Some early New Yorker cartoons : ARNOS
5
1997 Will Smith/Tommy Lee Jones blockbuster, for short : MIB
6
Have-not : POORMAN
7
With 14-Down, what to do on the dotted lines to reveal six hidden things that have something in common with this puzzle : FOLDPAGESOAANDBARELINED
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Elision : OMISSION
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All alternative : NONE
10
One-piece vestments : TOGAS
11
What "ipso" means : ITSELF
12
Orange spots : GROVES
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Woe for Fido : LICE
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See 7-Down : UPINTHETOPANDBOTTOMROWS
15
Claws : TALONS
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World Service airer : BBC
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Labor Dept. watchdog : OSHA
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Football Hall-of-Fame coach Greasy : NEALE
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Writers Bagnold and Blyton : ENIDS
20
Rein, e.g. : STRAP
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Gradually remove : WEAN
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Like some elephants and all tigers : ASIAN
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Come to the rescue : AID
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Kind of infection : STAPH
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"I Shot Andy Warhol" star Taylor : LILI
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The like : SUCH
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Pierre's girlfriends : AMIES
45
Planets, e.g. : ORBS
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Casting requirement : REEL
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Prefix with Chinese : INDO
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Valve in some fireplaces : GASTAP
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Han's hon : LEIA
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Veer quickly : ZAG
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Polar feature : ICECAP
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Corey of "Stand By Me" : FELDMAN
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Bamboo lover : PANDA
57
Vulgar person : SLEAZE
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"Just ___!" : ASEC
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Tour de France stage : ETAPE
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Some Army NCO's : SSGTS
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Patriotic women's org. : DAR
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Trawler : DRAGGER
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LAX data: Abbr. : ETDS
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Bob Marley classic : ONELOVE
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Edition: Abbr. : ISS
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Ham on stage : EMOTER
77
Coquette : MINX
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China's Sun ___-sen : YAT
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R.N. locales : HOSPS
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Put ___ to (end) : ASTOP
82
Tel Aviv coin : SHEKEL
84
"America" singer in "West Side Story" : ANITA
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Eda who wrote "When Your Child Drives You Crazy" : LESHAN
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Mental acuity : WITS
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Fire : AXE
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Correctional : PENAL
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Prefix with -gon : DECA
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Brain-busting : HARD
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Lulu : ONER
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Small vortex : EDDY
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Jingle writer, maybe : ADMAN
105
Where to find Lux. : EUR
106
___ al-Fayed, companion of Princess Diana : DODI
108
Lopsided victory : ROUT
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Part of an Ironman competition : MARATHON
115
Mowgli's friend in "The Jungle Book" : AKELA
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Cold response? : BRR
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Gershwin musical of 1928 : ROSALIE
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Monopoly token : TOPHAT
120
Engage in a certain college prank : STREAK
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Nielsen of "The Naked Gun" : LESLIE
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Star of "Charles in Charge" : BAIO
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Skipjack and yellowfin : TUNAS
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Like good guards : ALERT
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More fresh : NEWER
129
Church recesses : APSES
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Astronomer who lost part of his nose in a duel : BRAHE
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Animal with four toes on its front feet and three toes on its back feet : TAPIR
133
Six-time U.S. Open champ : EVERT
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___ Circus (ancient Roman arena) : NEROS
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This, in Madrid : ESTA
138
Start of Massachusetts' motto : ENSE
140
This might make you red in the face : ACNE
143
X : CHI
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Toxic chemical, for short : PCB

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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