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NETWORKING EVENT

New York Times, Sunday, January 29, 2012

Author:
Ian Livengood
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ian Livengood

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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {QZ} Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzlemakers This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Livengood. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0129 ( 22,727 )
Across
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Swivel on an axis : SLUE
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Cowboys' home, familiarly : BIGD
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Laughable : INANE
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Marble, e.g. : ORB
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One in Germany : EINE
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Locale of St. Catherine's Monastery, said to be the world's oldest working monastery : SINAI
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Sources of many beads : CORALS
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Narrow inlet : RIA
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Fancy footwear at a TV station? : SPIKEHEELS
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Advertising department at a TV station? : EMARKETING
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Rugged transport, for short : ATV
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___ Levy, four-time Super Bowl coach for Buffalo : MARV
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Visited : CAMEBY
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Western loop : NOOSE
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Like some fortresses : MOATED
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Lose ground? : ERODE
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Classic toy company whose name is its founder's middle name : LIONEL
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Slide show at a TV station? : ENCOREPRESENTATION
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"Puss in Boots" villain : OGRE
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"Barbarella" extras, for short : ETS
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Person making waves? : ROWER
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"How ya doin', bro?" : SUP
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Livid : IRATE
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River to Korea Bay : YALU
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Insanity : MANIA
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Shave : PARE
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Court recitation : OATH
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Midpoints: Abbr. : CTRS
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Q&A at a TV station? : IONEXCHANGE
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Lickety-split : CHOPCHOP
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Green-egg layers : EMUS
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Ruthless corporate type : RAIDER
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Noted calendar makers : MAYANS
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Underworld leader : DON
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Overflow : ABOUND
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Skater Yamaguchi : KRISTI
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Sort (out) : SIFT
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Instrument with a big bell : BASSTUBA
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Expert at a TV station? : HISTORYBUFF
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Cookie holders : JARS
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Beginning of some temple names : BNAI
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Opéra part : ACTE
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Cockamamie : LOONY
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Carnal craving : LUST
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European freshwater fish : BREAM
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Super ___ : NES
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George nicknamed Mr. Basketball : MIKAN
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"Tsk! Tsk!" : BAD
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Baseball family surname : ALOU
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Enrollment at a TV station? : LIFETIMEMEMBERSHIP
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Shocked : AGHAST
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How some stocks are bought : ATPAR
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Hold fast : ADHERE
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Seize : WREST
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Playful response to a good insult : OHSNAP
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You might rub a knife across it : HONE
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Country singer David Allan ___, writer of "Take This Job and Shove It" : COE
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Recruiters at a TV station? : FOXHUNTERS
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Fish holder at a TV station? : OXYGENTANK
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It's picked in the Pacific : UKE
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One taking the gold? : PIRATE
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Meal with wine : SEDER
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Missouri relatives : OTOE
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It was dropped at Woodstock : LSD
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"___ Got a Brand New Bag" (1965 James Brown hit) : PAPAS
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Orange or olive : TREE
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Await decision : PEND
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Opening word? : SESAME
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Tea merchant Sir Thomas : LIPTON
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Early computer : UNIVAC
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Shout in a strip : EEK
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Drink served with Brezeln : BIER
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"What chutzpah!" : INEVER
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Miss at a hoedown : GAL
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"The Simpsons" character with platform shoes : DISCOSTU
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Old block deliverers : ICEMEN
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Gold rush town of 1899 : NOME
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Graceful horse : ARAB
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___ a scratch : NARY
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Utah's state animal : ELK
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Mythical figure blinded by Oenopion : ORION
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Do a certain dish duty : RINSE
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Zero, in slang : BAGEL
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Beach umbrella, e.g. : SHADER
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Student involved in a prank, maybe : SENIOR
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Appear on the scene : EMERGE
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SpongeBob, e.g. : TOON
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Sugary quaffs : ADES
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Canine protector : TOOTHPASTE
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Fishing gear : REELS
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Blanket : LIEACROSS
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___ Place : PEYTON
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Continental prefix : TRANS
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Primo : AONE
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Product from Mars : TWIX
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Sahara feature : SANDDUNE
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Push : URGE
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One of a group of 12, say : PEER
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World org. based in Lausanne, Switzerland : IOC
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Bowl call : RAH
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Leucippus and Democritus, philosophically : ATOMISTS
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Some Dadaist works : ARPS
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Go up : MOUNT
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Oil producer? : PAINTBRUSH
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It brings up many ticket holders : CHAIRLIFT
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"Ta-ta!" : IMOFF
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Place to live in Germany : HAUS
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Prefix with -plasm : CYTO
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Give lessons : EDIFY
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Sheiks' garments : ABAS
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Sidecars might go on it : BARTAB
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"Star Trek II" villain : KHAN
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Houston university : RICE
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___ Islam : SUNNI
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Meadow call : BAA
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"Ready!" follower : AIM
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Joiner of a team : YOKE
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Gravy holder : BOAT
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Home of ancient Bethlehem : JUDEA
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One of a secretive trio : LAMPPOST
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Dairy brand : BORDEN
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Get foggy : MISTUP
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___ decay : BETA
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One-point score, of a sort : LEANER
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It might be batted at a knockout : LASH
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Clerics' homes : MANSES
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Half of a title role for John Barrymore or Spencer Tracy : MRHYDE
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Goddess associated with witchcraft : HECATE
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Like some T-shirt designs : IRONON
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Didn't wait until Christmas, say : PEEKED
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Terrible : AWFUL
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Savvies : GROKS
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Entranced : HEXED
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Other, in Oviedo : OTRA
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Crate : HEAP
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Lassie of Arg. : SRTA
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S-shaped molding : OGEE
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Quick drink : NIP
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Gen ___ : XER
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Outdo : TOP

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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