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New York Times, Monday, January 4, 2010

Author:
Paula Gamache
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Paula Gamache

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 52 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0104 ( 21,972 )
Across
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Tiddlywinks or tag : GAME
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Leftover cloth bit : SCRAP
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Moon-landing vehicles, for short : LEMS
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The Bard of ___ (Shakespeare) : AVON
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Michelangelo masterpiece : PIETA
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"Peter Pan" pirate : SMEE
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Reaction of a sore loser : SOURGRAPES
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Boxer Oscar ___ Hoya : DELA
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Bosom buddy : CRONY
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___-hour traffic : RUSH
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Lung protector : RIB
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Food from heaven : MANNA
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Head honcho : TOPBANANA
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Shelley's "___ to the West Wind" : ODE
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Cartoonish baby cry : WAH
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Gives in (to) : YIELDS
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Scotch and ___ : SODA
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Rioter's haul : LOOT
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Triumphant cries : TADAS
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Be productive ... or what the answers at 17-, 25-, 53- and 63-Across do? : BEARFRUIT
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Hate : ABHOR
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Highlands denials : NAES
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Sounds of amazement : OOHS
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Country music's Tritt : TRAVIS
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Mattress problem : SAG
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"Just kidding!" : NOT
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They protect car buyers : LEMONLAWS
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City NW of Orlando : OCALA
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Reactions to adorable babies : AWS
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Accessory that might say "Miss Universe" : SASH
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"The ___ Bunch" of 1970s TV : BRADY
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AARP part: Abbr. : RETD
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Select the best and leave the rest : CHERRYPICK
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Earl ___ tea : GREY
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Seoul's home : KOREA
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Melville work set in Tahiti : OMOO
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Brontë's Jane : EYRE
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Boiling indication : STEAM
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Puts in stitches : SEWS
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Windbag's output : GAS
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Guacamole need : AVOCADO
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Lamented the loss of : MOURNED
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Energy company that filed for bankruptcy in 2001 : ENRON
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Energetic for one's age : SPRY
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Org. in "The Bourne Identity" : CIA
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Copy, for short : REPRO
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Enjoyed immensely : ATEUP
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Elapse : PASSBY
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'60s hallucinogen : LSD
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Valuable green stone : EMERALD
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Bill & ___ Gates Foundation : MELINDA
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"Chilean" fish : SEABASS
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Munch on like a mouse : GNAW
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Jean-Bertrand Aristide's country : HAITI
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May and June: Abbr. : MOS
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Locust tree feature : THORN
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"That's swell!" : NEATO
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Lobster ___ Newburg : ALA
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From the beginning, in Latin : ABOVO
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Arthur Miller's "Death ___ Salesman" : OFA
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Lock of hair : TRESS
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Brockovich and Moran : ERINS
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It's between Can. and Mex. : USA
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On the loose : ATLARGE
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Anheuser-Busch, for one : BREWERY
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Pet with cheek pouches : HAMSTER
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Words after stop or turn : ONADIME
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"My heavens!" : HOLYCOW
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RR stop : STA
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Pants that are dressier than jeans : SLACKS
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Graphically violent : GORY
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___ in the dark : ASHOT
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Question of location : WHERE
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Mafia bosses : CAPOS
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Stoker who created Dracula : BRAM
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It may have made a blonde blonde : DYE
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Stephen of "The Crying Game" : REA
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Bout enders, briefly : KOS

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

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