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New York Times, Friday, January 8, 2010

Clive Cussler best seller made into a 1980 film

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {QVXZ} Spans: 6 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. This is puzzle # 126 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York Times1/8/10 ( No. 21,976 )
Across
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Repeat offenders? : CADS
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Cover : SHROUD
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Ask too much? : PRY
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Sarcastic reply : IBET
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Unsuitable for mixed company : COARSE
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Note traded for bills : IOU
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"That's how it looks to me, anyway" : ASFARASICANTELL
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Cheers : ELATES
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Weak heart, for example? : THREE
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Does badly at the box office : TANKS
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Rubber : ERASER
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Org. that awaits your return : IRS
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Hightail : HASTEN
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In the vicinity of : NEAR
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John no one knows : DOE
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Like some glasswork : ETCHED
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13th-century literary classic : EDDA
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Night light used by Sherlock Holmes : BULLSEYELANTERN
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Therapist's comment : ISEE
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King defeated at Châlons : ATTILA
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Disembarrass : RID
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Cricket match : TEST
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Eye shadow? : SHINER
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Put in one's ___ (interfere) : OAR
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Mason's assistant : STREET
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"South Park" boy : KENNY
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1950s-'60s actor known as the Switchblade Kid : MINEO
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White robe wearers : ANGELS
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Crows and others : AMERICANINDIANS
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French dip's dip : JUS
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Chevy model discontinued in 2001 : LUMINA
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Deadfall, e.g. : TRAP
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Jack, for one : ASS
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Docile marine mammal : SEACOW
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Daring, in a way : EDGY
Down
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Plame affair org. : CIA
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Things used during crunch time? : ABS
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Extreme exposure : DEFENSELESSNESS
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Follow closely : STALK
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"Vamoose!" : SCAT
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Cheat, slangily : HOSE
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Clive Cussler best seller made into a 1980 film : RAISETHETITANIC
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Member of Sauron's army : ORC
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Miss ___ : USA
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Dings : DENTS
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Charles IX's court poet : PIERREDERONSARD
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It may be played for money : ROLE
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___ Ball, quinquennial dance in Harry Potter : YULE
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Irritated reactions : RASHES
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1995 thriller about identity theft : THENET
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Chocolate chip, e.g. : TIDBIT
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Stir to action : AROUSE
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Land : REELIN
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Speedy Gonzales cry : ANDALE
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Words that affect one's standing? : ATEASE
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Father Time's prop : SCYTHE
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Monk's first name on "Monk" : ADRIAN
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Stopped flowing : RANDRY
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Thorn, once : LETTER
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Acted as an informant : NARKED
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Muddies up : ROILS
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Carriage trade : ELITE
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Goya's "La ___ Desnuda" : MAJA
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1989 Radio Hall of Fame inductee : IMUS
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Italian boxer Benvenuti : NINO
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Not just nibble : GNAW
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Prompter action : CUE
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Practice overseers: Abbr. : AMA
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Not just nudge : NAG
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Invisible ink user : SPY

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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