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New York Times, Monday, January 3, 2011

Author:
Ian Livengood
Editor:
Will Shortz
Stars of "The Breakfast Club" and "St. Elmo's Fire," collectively
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {GQVX} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Livengood.
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© 2011, The New York Times1/3/11 ( No. 22,336 )
Across
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Painter Chagall : MARC
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Bushy hairdo : AFRO
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Enticed : LURED
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Pseudonym for Charles Lamb : ELIA
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Honolulu keepsakes : LEIS
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___ Gay (W.W. II plane) : ENOLA
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"Don't get too close!" : STANDBACK
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Police stun gun : TASER
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Kind of energy or eclipse : SOLAR
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"Wow, totally crazy!" : THATSWACK
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Sis or bro : SIB
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Actress Hayworth : RITA
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Stars of "The Breakfast Club" and "St. Elmo's Fire," collectively : BRATPACK
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Winter coats : PARKAS
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"Mona ___" : LISA
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Sound made when passing the sound barrier : BOOM
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What a dog walker holds on to : LEASH
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"Don't mind ___ do!" : IFI
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Take someone's wheels from at gunpoint : CARJACK
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Engineering sch. in Troy, N.Y. : RPI
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Town square : PLAZA
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Duo : PAIR
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Mideast ruler : EMIR
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Definitely past one's mental peak : SENILE
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Hiker's bag : KNAPSACK
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Blueprint : PLAN
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Mohawk-sporting TV star of the '80s : MRT
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Place for parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme : SPICERACK
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Writer Joyce Carol ___ : OATES
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Galahad's protection : ARMOR
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Bulletin board fastener : THUMBTACK
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___ Arabia : SAUDI
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Ace or deuce : CARD
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Land of Blarney : EIRE
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Talked up : HYPED
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Chart-topping songs : HITS
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Swing around on an axis : SLUE
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Boot camp meal : MESS
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Kind of saxophone : ALTO
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Mideast money : RIAL
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Variation of rummy that was a 1950s fad : CANASTA
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Edmonton's prov. : ALB
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Quite an accomplishment : FEAT
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More than well-off : RICH
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Schindler of "Schindler's List" : OSKAR
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"We can discuss this fully later" : LETSTALK
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Not in the know : UNAWARE
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Santa ___, Calif. : ROSA
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Util. bill : ELEC
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Alternative to white, as turkey meat : DARK
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Faucet trouble : DRIP
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15%-20%, for a waiter : TIP
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"Ali ___ and the 40 Thieves" : BABA
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Spots of light on a radar screen : BLIPS
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The "R" in N.R.A. : RIFLE
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Vietnamese or Thai : ASIAN
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Nasdaq listing: Abbr. : CORP
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Old cop show starring Telly Savalas : KOJAK
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Fate : KARMA
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___ jelly : ASPIC
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Dodge, as work : SHIRK
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Common street name : MAIN
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Phone-screening service : CALLERID
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Study hard at the last minute : CRAM
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90210, e.g. : ZIPCODE
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Subjects of wills : ESTATES
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Where to hold a telephone receiver : EAR
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"No ___!" ("Easy!") : PROB
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"Why, certainly!" : NATCH
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Miss America band : SASH
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Appeal to God : PRAY
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Early morning declaration : IMUP
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Indian tea : CHAI
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Rock's Cobain : KURT
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Showy peacock feature : TAIL
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Light brown shade : ECRU
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___-Ball (arcade game) : SKEE
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Rx prescribers : MDS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle.

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