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New York Times, Tuesday, January 3, 2012

___ Chaiken, co-creator/writer of "The L Word"

Author:
Allan E. Parrish
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Allan E. Parrish

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQVZ} This is puzzle # 30 for Mr. Parrish. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York Times1/3/12 ( No. 22,701 )
Across
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Among the 1%, so to speak : RICH
5
Classic Pontiacs : GTOS
9
Playful little one : SCAMP
14
Grant and Carter : AMYS
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"Dies ___" : IRAE
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Often-consulted church figure : ELDER
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It goes in the ground at a campground : TENTSTAKE
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Muhammad Ali's boxing daughter : LAILA
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Pal, in Paris : AMI
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Coal diggers' org. : UMW
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"... And God Created Woman" actress : BARDOT
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Idiosyncrasy : TIC
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Four-wheeled wear : ROLLERSKATE
27
Liqueur flavoring : ANISE
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They're dug out of the ground : ORES
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Part of P.S.T.: Abbr. : STD
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Former "Entertainment Tonight" co-host : TESH
32
___ artery : CAROTID
35
Tenderized cut of beef : MINUTESTEAK
38
Dress shop section : PETITES
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Catch some waves? : HEAR
42
Online exchanges, briefly : IMS
45
Expensive coat? : GILT
46
___ Chaiken, co-creator/writer of "The L Word" : ILENE
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"Huh ... what?" reactions : DOUBLETAKES
51
Beaut : PIP
52
Baseball brothers Joe and Frank : TORRES
53
___ pro nobis : ORA
54
Non-revenue-generating ad, for short : PSA
55
Like Robin Williams, typically : ANTIC
56
"Ode on a Grecian Urn" poet : JOHNKEATS
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12-Down, for one : GIANT
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Big-eyed birds : OWLS
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Many a wearer of plaid : SCOT
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♂ and ♀ : SEXES
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A-number-one : BEST
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Coops : PENS
Down
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Machine gun sound : RATATAT
2
George Harrison's autobiography : IMEMINE
3
Pessimistic disposition : CYNICISM
4
Fair Deal pres. : HST
5
U.S. base in Cuba, informally : GITMO
6
Large fishing net : TRAWL
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State tree of Illinois, Iowa and Maryland : OAK
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Witness : SEE
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Ethiopia's Haile ___ : SELASSIE
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Fictional reporter Kent : CLARK
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New Balance competitor : ADIDAS
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Hitter of 511 career home runs : MELOTT
13
Rambled on and on : PRATED
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"Positively!" : SURE
22
Baseball brothers George and Ken : BRETTS
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"Get back, ___ ... Go home" (Beatles lyric) : LORETTA
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Not even, as a leaf's edge : EROSE
28
Tanker or cutter : SHIP
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Adorable ones : CUTIES
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Leaning : ATILT
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Author Roald : DAHL
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Doesn't do : NEGLECTS
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Not fall behind : KEEPPACE
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Jennifer of "Friends" : ANISTON
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Meals : REPASTS
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Luggage attachments : IDTAGS
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Unification Church member : MOONIE
44
Added assessment : SURTAX
46
Writer Dinesen : ISAK
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Pickling need : BRINE
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Macy's competitor : KOHLS
50
___ & Young, big name in accounting : ERNST
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Offering on Monster.com : JOB
57
Be in debt to : OWE
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"I know what you're thinking" skill : ESP

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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