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New York Times, Monday, January 25, 2010

Author:
Holden Baker
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Holden Baker

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 1 Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzles This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Baker. NYT links: Across Lite
Notepad: The print version of this puzzle's grid has two arrows: one pointing from 15A to 17A, and one pointing from 69A to 70A.
Jim Horne notes:

The grid in the printed paper looks something like this.

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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0125 ( 21,993 )
Across
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Placed on a wall, as a picture : HUNG
5
"It is ___ told by an idiot ...": Macbeth : ATALE
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Went in haste : HIED
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Butterlike spread : OLEO
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[See grid] : BOGEY
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High-protein food often found in vegetarian cuisine : TOFU
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Lollapalooza : ONER
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Make up for, as sins : ATONE
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Duos : TWOS
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The "P" in P.T.A. : PARENT
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Wrigley Field or Camden Yards : BALLPARK
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Facts and figures : DATA
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Envision : SEE
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"The racer's edge" : STP
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Boulder's home: Abbr. : COLO
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Took for a trial run : TESTED
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In the poorest of taste, as a novel : TRASHIEST
40
Nozzle connector : HOSE
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Exactly what's expected : PARFORTHECOURSE
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Sir ___ Guinness : ALEC
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Device that measures gas properties : AEROMETER
46
Ankle-related : TARSAL
49
Classical opera redone by Elton John : AIDA
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180 degrees from NNW : SSE
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___ cit. (in the place cited) : LOC
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"Deadly" septet : SINS
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Geometric curve : PARABOLA
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Cinco de Mayo party : FIESTA
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"Washingtons" : ONES
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"Thank you, Henri" : MERCI
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Tex's sidekick : PARD
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Luau instruments, for short : UKES
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[See grid] : EAGLE
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Having length and width only, briefly : TWOD
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Vessel in "Cast Away" : RAFT
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Creation that's almost human : DROID
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Concorde fleet : SSTS
Down
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Hula ___ : HOOP
2
Radius's neighbor : ULNA
3
___-do-well : NEER
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Like an unfortunate torero : GORED
5
Slaughterhouse : ABATTOIR
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Onesie wearer : TOT
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Lots : AGOB
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Singer Horne and actress Olin : LENAS
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Shoelace hole : EYELET
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Internet address opener : HTTP
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Early state in presidential campaigns : IOWA
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Get an ___ effort : EFOR
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Dawn's opposite : DUSK
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Cheese-covered chip : NACHO
23
Stan of Marvel Comics : LEE
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Prince Valiant's wife : ALETA
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March 17 honoree, for short : STPAT
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Syllables in a gay refrain : TRALA
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Gadget for someone on K.P. duty : PARER
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Milo of "Ulysses" : OSHEA
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Elisabeth of "Leaving Las Vegas" : SHUE
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Legal wrongs : TORTS
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Mountain road features : ESSES
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Plow manufacturer : DEERE
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Certain NCOs : SFCS
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Actresses Garr and Hatcher : TERIS
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Systematized, as laws : CODIFIED
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Resident on the tip of the Arabian Peninsula : OMANI
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Tirana's land: Abbr. : ALB
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Appeared on the horizon : LOOMED
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Easy to understand : CLEAR
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Back-to-school mos. : SEPTS
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Preside over the tea ceremony : POUR
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Paul who wrote "My Way" : ANKA
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Snorkeling site : REEF
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Kind of prof. or D.A. : ASST
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Ship in search of the Golden Fleece : ARGO
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Old sayings : SAWS
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Harness race gait : TROT
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Comments further : ADDS
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151, in old Rome : CLI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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