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New York Times, Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Author:
Mr. Ed Sessa
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Edward Sessa

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQV} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Sessa. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0105 ( 22,338 )
Across
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Renowned family of Italian history : MEDICI
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Thom ___ shoes : MCAN
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___-a-Mania, candy collectors' convention since 1991 : PEZ
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Coral islands : ATOLLS
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Island of exile : ELBA
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Hew : AXE
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Opening line from a TV show that debuted on 1/5/61 : HELLOIMMISTERED
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Ideal ending? : IST
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Buttinsky : SNOOP
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"Smart" guys : ALECS
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Subject of a hotel policy : PETS
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Pumpkinhead : ASS
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With 43-Across, line spoken by the show's star : TIMETOHITTHEHAY
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High-tech surveillance acronym : AWACS
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"Rama ___ Ding Dong" (1961 hit) : LAMA
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Org. in the health care debate : AMA
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Pens sold in 10-packs : BICS
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Canine complaints : YELPS
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___-a-brac : BRIC
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___Kosh B'Gosh : OSH
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Phileas ___, fictional circumnavigator : FOGG
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Part of a "Macbeth" trio : WITCH
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See 25-Across : OHIFORGOTIATEIT
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It was "lost" in 1981's top-grossing movie : ARK
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"The Lord of the Rings" tree creatures : ENTS
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Wing it : ADLIB
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Of the lower small intestine : ILEAC
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"Fee, fi, fo, ___" : FUM
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Familiar title for the star of the show : THETALKINGHORSE
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Hit the jackpot : WON
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Furrow-producing : DEEP
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Former space shuttle commander Collins : EILEEN
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Pained cries : OWS
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Pilots' announcements, for short : ETAS
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Pilots : STEERS
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When repeated, a food fish : MAHI
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Summers in la cité : ETES
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Definitely no genius : DOLT
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Indisposed : ILL
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Suitable sites for suits : CLOSETS
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Really digs : ISINTO
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Office reminder : MEMO
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"Good" rate : CLIP
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Sit-up muscles : ABS
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"Rocky and Bullwinkle" villainess : NATASHA
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Skin : PARE
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Big cheese : EXEC
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Jazz duo in London? : ZEDS
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___ pit (rock concert area) : MOSH
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Ultimate word in an ultimatum : ELSE
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Neighbors of 9-Down : PECS
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Bill dispensers : ATMS
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Like cannibalism, e.g. : TABOO
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"Wouldn't that be nice" : IWISH
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Chuck Yeager's breakthrough : MACHI
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"Send me" : ILLGO
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Dance like the Hines Brothers : TAP
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Poker Flat creator Bret : HARTE
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Friends, in Florence : AMICI
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Luxury craft : YACHT
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Fergie's duchy : YORK
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Object of a spring hunt : EGG
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Bridle parts : BITS
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Prohibited : FORBADE
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"Be careful!" : WATCHIT
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___ accompli : FAIT
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Holden Caulfield, for one : TEEN
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Since way back when : INAGES
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"A one and ___" : ATWO
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Indian Ocean vessel : DHOW
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Monocle part : LENS
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Chain founded in Sweden : IKEA
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Logo image for "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" : LIPS
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Unattached : FREE
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Lead-in for friendly : USER
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Department store department : MENS
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Tennis judge's call : LET
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"Bravo!" : OLE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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