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MEDIA START-UPS

New York Times, Sunday, October 14, 2012

Author:
Todd Gross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Todd Gross

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 132, Blocks: 64 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Gross. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 1014 ( 22,986 )
Across
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Yoga posture : ASANA
6
Mideast strongman : ASSAD
11
Men's suit specification : TALL
15
Bread dispensers : ATMS
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Common belief : TENET
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Complete, in informal writing : THORO
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"Dies ___" : IRAE
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Slow leak : DRIP
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Special attention : TENDERLOVINGCARE
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Lioness's lack : MANE
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Behind : INARREARS
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Against one's will : NOTBYCHOICE
30
Salon worker : COLORIST
31
Island west of Maui : LANAI
32
Didn't come right out and say : HINTED
33
Word with Army or ant : RED
34
Lapful, maybe : HOUSECAT
37
Tantrum, colloquially : HISSY
38
General headquarters? : BASE
41
Farm wagon : WAIN
42
Some baby sitters : NANAS
44
Soap discontinued in 2011 : ALLMYCHILDREN
50
Speakeasy's distilling locale : BATHTUB
54
Buzzer : BEE
55
Buzzes : WHIRS
56
Repeated phrase in "Hot Hot Hot" : OLEOLE
58
Ikea store, to some : MAZE
59
Something with a Blue Book value : USEDCAR
61
1937 hit with the lyric "You're like the fragrance of blossoms fair" : SORARE
62
Brown ink : SEPIA
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Comic strip with the characters Rat and Pig : PEARLSBEFORESWINE
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A little off : AMISS
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Not well : POORLY
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Behind : PASTDUE
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Low-battery signal : BEEP
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Dog with "rough" and "smooth" breeds : COLLIE
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British pens : GAOLS
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Southwest terminal? : ERN
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"The Gates" artist : CHRISTO
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M.R.I., maybe : TOTALBODYSCAN
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Old-fashioned boiler input : COALS
85
"Have you ___ good?" : BEEN
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Tex. neighbor : OKLA
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Egypt's Sadat : ANWAR
90
What a pusher may push in a park : STROLLER
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Cabinet dept. since 1889 : AGR
96
Stoller's partner in songwriting : LEIBER
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Like some coincidences : EERIE
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Enters hurriedly : RUSHESIN
104
What dead men are said to do : TELLNOTALES
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You may go under it at a hotel : FALSENAME
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Stock: Abbr. : MDSE
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With "The," former sketch comedy program on CBS ... fittingly enough : CAROLBURNETTSHOW
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Bit of science : ATOM
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Farm fowl : HENS
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Chilled : ONICE
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Some up-and-comers : TEENS
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Teetotaler's amount : NONE
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Or follower : ELSE
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Some classwork : NOTES
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Relative of a crown : ONLAY
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Top of a ladder, maybe : ATTIC
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"___ Evil" (Mia Farrow film) : SEENO
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Chronicle : ANNAL
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"Our Town" opera composer : NEDROREM
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On the ground, in ballet : ATERRE
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Volume of the world : ATLAS
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Pet that doesn't need much brushing, say : SHORTHAIR
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Old Brit. coins : SOVS
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Son in "The Royal Tenenbaums" : ARI
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Italian ladies : DONNAS
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Itty-bitty breath mint : TICTAC
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Omani or Yemeni : ARABIAN
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Three-time All-Star pitcher Frank : LARY
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Hanger-on : LEECH
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Warning : ADMONISHMENT
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Blue eyes and blond hair : TRAITS
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Takes baby steps : MINCES
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Alka-Seltzer ad character : SPEEDY
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Frist's successor as Senate majority leader : REID
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Outta here : GONE
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Percussionist's setup : HIHAT
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Home of the oldest school in Sweden, founded in 1085 : LUND
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Palm products : OILS
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Recipe unit : TABLESPOON
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Hindu title of respect : BABU
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Round in Britain, maybe : ALES
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More likely to crash? : SLEEPIER
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Boating hazards : WHIRLPOOLS
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"Uh-uh, laddie" : NAE
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Blue Triangle grps. : YWCAS
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Not burn completely : CHAR
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It might extend above a side door : ROOFLET
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The youngest Jetson : ELROY
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Only a day away, say : NEAR
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Cassette player : TAPEDECK
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"Pulp Fiction" weapon : UZI
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Benaderet of "The Beverly Hillbillies" : BEA
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Cinnabar, e.g. : ORE
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2010 movie with a plot to steal the moon : DESPICABLEME
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Prefix with comedy : SERIO
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Wuss : SISSY
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Pine-___ : SOL
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Split in a hurry : BOLT
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Forest, in Germany : WALD
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Epitome of simplicity : ABC
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"Whatever" : MEH
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River through Orsk : URAL
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Central Sicilian province : ENNA
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Windy City commuters' inits. : CTA
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Lottery winner's feeling : GLEE
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Departure from the norm : ABERRANCE
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Philosopher Kierkegaard : SOREN
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Competent : ABLE
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Ted who wrote "The Kennedy Legacy" : SORENSEN
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T. S. Eliot's middle name : STEARNS
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"Nashville" director : ALTMAN
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Must : NEEDTO
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Presidential middle name or last name : WILSON
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Take off again, as pounds : RELOSE
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Dodger Hershiser : OREL
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Vasco da Gama's departure point : LISBON
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#2: Abbr. : ASST
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Low-rent district : GHETTO
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Pharmaceutical giant that makes Boniva : ROCHE
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"___ Gold" : ULEES
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African region including Khartoum and Timbuktu : SAHEL
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"___ roll!" (bettor's cry) : IMONA
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Full of the latest : NEWSY
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Asian gold bar measure : TAEL
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Glassmaking material : FRIT
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Game with Wild Draw 4 cards : UNO

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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