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New York Times, Thursday, January 3, 2013

Author:
Bruce Haight
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bruce Haight

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQWXZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Haight. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Notepad: Four answers in this puzzle are incomplete. The missing part can be found in four other places in the grid.
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0103 ( 23,067 )
Across
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Start of a motto first published in an 1844 book : ALLFORONE
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1967 disaster : APOLLOONE
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Lazy sort : LIEABED
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Criticize cattily : SNIPEAT
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Unwakeable, say : INACOMA
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"No use arguing with me" : IINSIST
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It took 70 years to complete, in brief : OED
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Vintner's need : VAT
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Cockney abode : OME
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Chateau ___ Michelle : STE
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Tex-Mex order : TOSTADA
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Swimmer : NATATOR
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Go beyond : OUTSTEP
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"Any ___?" : TAKERS
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Be a tippler : TOPE
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Bookish : LITERARY
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Single, slangily : ACE
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Dreams up : IMAGINES
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Ready for a drive : TEED
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Hit hard, as the brakes : SLAMON
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Was on tour, in a way : TROUPED
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Most light : AIRIEST
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Earthen casserole dish : TERRINE
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Susan of "L.A. Law" : DEY
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Not just threaten, say : SUE
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Japanese vegetable : UDO
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Group of whales : GAM
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Some map lines : ISOBARS
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Old guitarlike instrument : BANDORE
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Tight situations : SCRAPES
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Country where marinated bear is a specialty food : ESTONIA
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Serious rap : MURDERONE
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Sports coup : HOLEINONE
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Former San Francisco mayor Joseph : ALIOTO
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Make a hard, low hit that's caught : LINEOUT
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Causes : LEADSTO
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Univ. body : FAC
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Inversely egg-shaped : OBOVATE
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Like "The Karate Kid" and "Total Recall" : REMADE
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Enliven : ANIMATE
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It helps one get a grip : PINETAR
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Special ___ : OPS
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Three-pronged fishing spear : LEISTER
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Steve Martin romantic comedy : LASTORY
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Bewhiskered animals : OTTERS
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Purchase with a cell phone : DATAPLAN
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Priory in "The Da Vinci Code" : SION
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Kitchen meas. : TSP
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Alias : AKA
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Diamonds : ICE
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Lab sight : TESTTUBE
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Two-time Romanian president Ion : ILIESCU
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Writer of the story on which "All About Eve" is based : MARYORR
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Athos, to Porthos, to Aramis : AMI
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Has a cow : GOESAPE
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John Hancock, e.g. : INSURER
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Hockey Hall of Fame site : TORONTO
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It.'s here : EUR
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Inferior imitator : EPIGONE
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Ancient Roman coins : DENARII
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Extreme cruelty : SADISM
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Tree whose wood is used in guitar-making : REDASH
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Abase : DEMEAN
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Dick Tracy's girl : TESS
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Spoiled : BAD
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Aust. currency : DOL

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

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