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New York Times, Monday, January 24, 2011

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 126 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0124 ( 22,357 )
Across
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Order after "Ready ... aim ..." : FIRE
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Not cramped at all : ROOMY
10
Urban pollution : SMOG
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Russia's ___ Mountains : URAL
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Protruding navel : OUTIE
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California valley known for 37-Across : NAPA
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Informal gathering of musicians : JAMSESSION
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Stuck in the freezer : ICED
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Mensa members' stats : IQS
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37-Across vessels : VATS
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30-second spots, e.g. : TVADS
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One of the W's in W.W. I : WAR
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Expressed wonder : OOHED
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1975 #1 hit for LaBelle : LADYMARMALADE
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"On the Beach" author Nevil : SHUTE
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"Looks ___ everything" : ARENT
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Floor cleaner : MOP
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Send a message via cell phone : TEXT
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Dish rated in alarms : CHILI
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Cabernet or merlot : WINE
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Lumberjack's tool : AXE
39
Red tag events : SALES
40
Clear from memory : ERASE
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Outdoor homes for endangered species, perhaps : GAMEPRESERVES
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More sad : BLUER
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"Ich bin ___ Berliner" : EIN
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"Pretty Boy" of crime : FLOYD
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Match a bet, in poker : CALL
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Hit with a stun gun : ZAP
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Papers in poker pots : IOUS
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Park that's home to Yogi Bear : JELLYSTONE
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Entice : LURE
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Samuel of the Supreme Court : ALITO
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Initial poker stake : ANTE
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Beat, barely : EDGE
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Wisconsin college or its city : RIPON
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Cubicle fixture : DESK
Down
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Volcano viewable from Tokyo : FUJI
2
Operation Desert Storm setting : IRAQ
3
Ewes' mates : RAMS
4
Chicago trains : ELS
5
Nun's beads : ROSARY
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Remove from power : OUST
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Elevator pioneer Elisha : OTIS
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"O Sole ___" : MIO
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Money in Tokyo : YEN
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Whine tearfully : SNIVEL
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Nuts grown in Hawaii : MACADAMIAS
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Newspaper opinion piece : OPED
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Gallivants, with "about" : GADS
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Give the slip to : EVADE
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"___ reminds me ..." : THAT
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Light bulb unit : WATT
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Ultimatum words : ORELSE
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All: Prefix : OMNI
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Country wedged between France, Belgium and Germany : LUXEMBOURG
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Gustav who composed "The Song of the Earth" : MAHLER
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Astrological sign of spring : ARIES
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Mafia bigwigs : DONS
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Olympian's blade : EPEE
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For men only : STAG
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One more than penta- : HEXA
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Give a darn : CARE
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Small songbird : WREN
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Potato, informally : SPUD
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Things released from Pandora's box : EVILS
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French president's palace : ELYSEE
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Have confidence in : RELYON
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Blacksmith's tool : FILE
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Deafening : LOUD
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Tie fastener : CLIP
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Kind of sax : ALTO
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The "Z" in DMZ : ZONE
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Aardvark's diet : ANTS
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Not wait until December 25, say : PEEK
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Where you might find the thematic parts of 17-, 26-, 41- and 54-Across : JAR
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___ Lilly and Company : ELI
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Tiny bit : TAD

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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