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New York Times, Saturday, January 8, 2011

Author:
Will Nediger
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Will Nediger

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QV} Scrabble average: 1.90 This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Nediger. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0108 ( 22,341 )
Across
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Balderdash : CRAZYTALK
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1981 best seller set in Castle Rock, Me. : CUJO
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Midwest city in the middle of the I-70/I-71/I-75 triangle : XENIAOHIO
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Satisfy : ATONE
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"Shoot!" : IMALLEARS
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Neuter : DESEX
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Operculum : LID
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Result of some heavy lifting : ACHE
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Dashboard Confessional's genre : EMO
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It lost to "Born Free" for Best Song of 1966 : ALFIE
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What a plus sign may indicate : ION
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Grammy-nominated film composer Brion : JON
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Minderbinder of "Catch-22" : MILO
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Woodstock artist : SCHULZ
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Red state : IRE
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Israel's foreign minister during the Six-Day War : EBAN
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Prime : CLASSA
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Golfe setting : MER
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See 52-Across : NETS
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"Hamlet" composer : LISZT
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What bugs are often found in : BETA
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Some academicians: Abbr. : DRS
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It's the same old story : REMAKE
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Transfusion amount : UNIT
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Thing to get pinned on : MAT
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Rally figure : ORATOR
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Internet ___ : MEME
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"Rockaria!" grp. : ELO
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Jazz piece? : SAX
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Bothered : FAZED
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Site of some '60s tours : NAM
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"Get ___ Up" (John Mellencamp hit) : ALEG
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Long way to go? : FAR
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With 36-Across, school gathering equipment : TRAWL
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Swiftly written? : SATIRIZED
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Like spots in which nails are often used : ITCHY
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1902 Kentucky Derby winner that was named after a fictional character : ALANADALE
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Central Asia's Tien ___ Mountains : SHAN
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RadioShack stock : TAPEDECKS
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Second-century year : CXI
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Post-retirement occurrence : REM
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Suffix with railway : ANA
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A ton : ZILLIONS
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Bush or Cheney, once : YALIE
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Square-___ (prim) : TOED
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"Of course!" : AHA
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Pound of Turkey? : LIRA
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Highest mountain in Australia : KOSCIUSZKO
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Virtuosic improvisation : CADENZA
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Explorer or Navigator, briefly : UTE
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He pitched a no-hitter in 1999 : JOSEJIMENEZ
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Over : ONEMORETIME
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No longer charged : EXONERATED
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Place for a hanging piece : HOLSTER
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Its first word is "Congress" : AMENDMENTI
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They're not technical : LIBERALARTS
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Result of good middle management? : FLATSTOMACH
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___ buckle (eye surgery procedure) : SCLERAL
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Doesn't get any higher than : CLIMAXESAT
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Tears into : HASAT
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Hitch : BUMARIDE
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Calvin's baby sitter in "Calvin and Hobbes" : ROSALYN
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Measure associated with Leyden jars : FARAD
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Many an opening event : GALA
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All right : FINE
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"Huh?" : WHA
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Shoe add-on : TAP
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Fashion designer Posen : ZAC
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Buckskin source : ELK
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"Porte ___ Lilas" (Oscar-nominated 1957 film) : DES

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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