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A LITTLE EXTRA

New York Times, Sunday, November 25, 2012

Author:
Jeff Chen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jeff Chen

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 73 Missing: {JQW} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Chen. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Notepad: Fourteen symmetrically placed answers in this puzzle are each missing a part ... which can be found elsewhere in the grid.
Jim Horne notes:

The giant X in the middle of the grid forms part of the 14 highlighted answers.

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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 1125 ( 23,028 )
Across
1
It might appear on a spine : TITLE
6
In the thick of : AMID
10
The "C" of FDIC: Abbr. : CORP
14
Muslim moguls : AGHAS
19
"The Wrestler" actress : TOMEI
20
Trio on camels : MAGI
21
The brother in "Am I my brother's keeper?" : ABEL
22
Monosyllabic state : MAINE
23
Bialys : ONIONROLLS
25
Fussy about rules : LEGALISTIC
27
Wrestling achievement : PIN
28
Cup holder : SAUCER
29
Rain forest flora : LIANAS
30
Contrail source, once: Abbr. : SST
31
Jurassic suffix : SAUR
33
Novel writing, e.g. : PROSE
34
Key in a chain, maybe : ISLET
35
Two of them make a sawbuck : ABES
36
Having everything one needs : SET
38
Victoria's Secret purchase : SLIP
39
Walk, e.g. : GAIT
40
Whiz : PRO
41
Tormentors of a sort : HAZERS
44
Goat's cry : MAA
45
Carrier letters? : RNA
46
Je ne sais quoi : XFACTOR
49
His tomb is a pilgrimage site for both Muslims and Jews : EZEKIEL
51
Occupy, as a booth : SITAT
53
To whom it is said "Something is rotten in the state of Denmark" : HORATIO
54
Danish, e.g. : EUROPEAN
56
Grave letters : RIP
57
Big Red Machine hustler : PETEROSE
58
Four-time role for Patrick Stewart : PROFESSORX
60
Almost every man in the world has one : XCHROMOSOME
62
Myrna of "Cheaper by the Dozen" : LOY
64
Indeed : YEA
65
Followers of a boom? : GENERATIONX
72
More precise alternative to scissors : XACTOKNIFE
80
Largest moon in the solar system : GANYMEDE
81
Bottom line, maybe : SUM
83
"You try!" : HAVEATIT
84
Decrees : ORDAINS
85
Neighbor of Niger : BENIN
87
One of a pair of drums : TIMBALE
88
Lunar mission commanded by Thomas P. Stafford : APOLLOX
89
Ad ___ : REM
90
Frat.'s counterpart : SOR
92
Cousins of honey badgers : SABLES
93
Morgan le ___ (Arthurian sorceress) : FAY
94
"The Labors of Hercules" painter Guido : RENI
95
Marquee name : STAR
97
Kauaian ring : LEI
98
Mmes. of España : SRAS
100
Wipe out, in surfing lingo : EATIT
101
Converted into bundles for a loft : HAYED
103
Thwarter of HAL : DAVE
106
Spank but good : TAN
107
Allure : ENTICE
108
1970s-'80s F.B.I. sting : ABSCAM
110
Xanthippe, e.g. : NAG
111
A spy will often cross them : ENEMYLINES
113
Widely used term declared "undignified" by John Paul II : POPEMOBILE
115
Liquefy : PUREE
116
Part of N.B. : NOTA
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Squared up : EVEN
118
Nutcases : LOCOS
119
Centuries, e.g. : SPANS
120
Grab, with "onto" : GLOM
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"What ___?" : NEXT
122
Wield, as influence : EXERT
Down
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Features of some sports cars : TTOPS
2
Area conquered by Alexander the Great : IONIA
3
Liftoff point : TMINUSZERO
4
Excommunicator of Martin Luther : LEOX
5
German one : EINS
6
Dangerous liaisons, often : AMOURS
7
1992 Denzel Washington title role : MALCOLMX
8
Spanish churches : IGLESIAS
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Sorry state : DISREPAIR
10
Script writer's study? : CALLIGRAPHY
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Like a good butler : OBEISANT
12
King's things : REGALIA
13
Quest of the astronomer Percival Lowell : PLANETX
14
Athos, Porthos and Aramis, e.g. : AMIS
15
Beano competitor : GASX
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Reaches a nadir : HITSBOTTOM
17
Ouzo herb : ANISE
18
Quakers and Shakers : SECTS
24
Snoop Lion's genre : RAP
26
Muscle below a delt : LAT
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Smell like : REEKOF
35
Triple Crown jockey Eddie : ARCARO
37
Rubbish : TRIPE
40
Cuts back on : PARES
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Dickens schemer : HEEP
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Shade of bleu : AZUR
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Dates : SEES
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Pic : FOTO
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Seine tributary : OISE
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Sushi bar topping : ROE
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Part of U.N.L.V. : LAS
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One of the X's in X-X-X : TIC
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Hesitate in speech : HEM
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Nick of "Cape Fear" : NOLTE
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Hunt in the wrong place? : POACH
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Révolution target : ROI
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Actor Stephen : REA
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Mustachioed cartoon character : YOSEMITESAM
65
Fictional writer in a John Irving best seller : GARP
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Historical transition point : ENDOFANERA
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South African antelopes : NYALAS
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Simon & Garfunkel's "For ___, Whenever I May Find Her" : EMILY
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City near Virginia City : RENO
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YouTube video lead-ins : ADS
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Hebrew N : NUN
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Bit of ink, slangily : TAT
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Sheep's genus : OVIS
75
Turkey's Atatürk : KEMAL
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Caught : NABBED
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Summer cooler : ITALIANICE
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Clichéd prison contraband item : FILE
79
Verb with "vous" : ETES
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Indian tourist haven : GOA
82
Malformed : MISSHAPEN
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Pamper, say : BENICETO
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Willing to consider : NOTABOVE
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Vitamin A : RETINOL
91
Novelty glasses : XRAYSPEX
94
G's opposite : XRATING
96
Fresh : RECENT
98
Measures : STEPS
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Accumulated : RANUP
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Print option: Abbr. : ENL
102
Part of a horse's pedigree : DAM
104
Knight's attribute : VALOR
105
Discharge : EGEST
107
Observes : EYES
109
Plant, maybe : MOLE
112
Comic book mutants : XMEN
114
Wii alternative : XBOX

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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