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New York Times, Saturday, October 9, 2010

41-Across : Dancing technique

Author:
Joe Krozel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe Krozel

This puzzle:

Rows: 16, Columns: 15 Words: 65, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 8, (2 quad stacks) This is puzzle # 39 for Mr. Krozel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York Times10/9/10 ( No. 22,250 )

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Across
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Was proven innocent : CLEAREDONESNAME
16
Merger alternative : HOSTILETAKEOVER
17
Drive to drink? : ANTIPROHIBITION
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Stops striving : RESTSONONESOARS
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With 12-Down, turns down : SAYS
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Ready for assault : ARM
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Agricultural labor grp. : UFW
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Become useless, as a 26-Down : GOFLAT
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Ukraine/Moldova border river : DNIESTER
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Debtor's option, briefly : REFI
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It often includes tax : GRANDTOTAL
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"Do ___ else!" : ITOR
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River through Dresden : ELBE
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Where Citigroup and JPMorgan Chase are headquartered : PARKAVENUE
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Pizza joint in "Do the Right Thing" : SALS
40
Potential poster boy : TEENIDOL
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Dancing technique : TOETAP
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New Orleans setting: Abbr. : CST
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Food preservative, briefly : BHA
47
Banda ___ (2004 tsunami site) : ACEH
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Bombshell revealed shortly before Election Day : OCTOBERSURPRISE
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Didn't judge a group fairly : PLAYEDFAVORITES
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An employee may accept a package for one : EARLYRETIREMENT
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Met a body : CROSSEDONESPATH
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Not just brown : CHAR
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Like a maverick : LONE
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Rough figs. : ESTS
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Quintessentially : ATITSFINEST
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Cut along the grain : RIPSAWED
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Football Hall-of-Famer Hirsch : ELROY
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Actor Richmond and singer Jackson : DEONS
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Early Roman emperor : OTHO
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Mrs. Boris Yeltsin : NAINA
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"La Dolce Vita" actress : EKBERG
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Earth-shaking beginning? : SEISMO
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See 19-Across : NOTO
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Reebok rival : AVIA
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"Is it just ___ ..." : MEOR
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Kite relatives : ERNS
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Lacking the resources : UNABLE
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Order at Long John Silver's : FRIEDSHRIMP
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"___ your hearts faint": Deuteronomy 20:3 : LETNOT
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In a tangle : AFOUL
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Inflation target : TIRE
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Tony Randall title role : DRLAO
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Brake fluid brand : STP
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Without flaws : TOAT
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Soyons is a form of it : ETRE
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Symbol of St. Barnabas, whose saint day comes at hay harvesting time : RAKE
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Daring exploit : GEST
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PC connection : LAN
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Firm cheese, for short? : VICEPRES
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Where brothers and sisters hang out : ABBEYS
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1677 Racine tragedy : PHEDRE
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Issued pound notes? : ARFED
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Coq ___ : AUVIN
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10 million rupees : CRORE
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Grp. that rolls out the barrels? : OPEC
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Woodwind instr. : CLAR
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Hawaiian staple : TARO
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Olive kin : OYLS
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Japanese Peace Nobelist of 1974 : SATO
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Willow variety : ITEA
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Text message status : SENT
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Job preceder: Abbr. : ESTH

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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