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New York Times, Saturday, December 10, 2005

Author:
Henry Hook
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Henry Hook

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 41 Missing: {FJQ} This is puzzle # 43 for Mr. Hook. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 1210 ( 20,486 )
Across
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Didn't get nothing : SCORED
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North Carolina river : TAR
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Telekinesis, e.g. : PSI
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British royal house for nearly two centuries : HANOVER
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Sound from a speaker : ORATION
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Busy : ONTHEGO
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Champagne concoctions : MIMOSAS
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Now : EVENASWESPEAK
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Can : TUSHIE
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Speedy steed : ARAB
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Florida's Saint ___ University : LEO
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Head of ___ : STEAM
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Impregnable stronghold : GIBRALTAR
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Ball carrier, at times : ARNAZ
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Shoulder pad : EPAULET
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It may be overhead : EXPENSE
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Teen of TV lore : DOBIE
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Off : IMPRECISE
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Vice-presidential middle name : NANCE
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Resembling : ALA
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Concert souvenirs : TEES
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Pony Express segments : RELAYS
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Unimprovable situation : HEAVENONEARTH
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One who's been seeing things : TOURIST
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Acetaminophen brand : TYLENOL
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Part of his body was famously insured for $100,000 by Lloyd's of London : DURANTE
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Not a complete amateur : SEMIPRO
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Full-house indication : SRO
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Homophone of 50-Down : OUR
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Some after-dinner quaffs : SANKAS
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Cable guide abbr. : SHO
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Beat : CANE
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Airing : ONTV
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End of an architect's name : ROHE
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It's what's happening : EVENT
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European air hub : DEGAULLE
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Actress in "Anger Management," 2003 : TOMEI
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Springs : ARISES
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Increase quickly, with "up" : RAMP
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Its biggest attraction is on a list : PISA
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Impregnate : SOAK
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Half the portals : INS
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"Who has seen the wind?" poet : ROSSETTI
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Water temperature gauge : TOE
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Horse's halter : WHOA
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Got on : AGED
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Harass and insult, slangily : RIPON
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Half a world capital : ABABA
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Pauley Pavilion athlete : BRUIN
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Welcome sight for a marathoner : TAPE
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Not decumbent : ERECT
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1977 Tony-winning musical : ANNIE
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Tactic in rotation : MASSE
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The spy in "The Spy Who Came In From the Cold" : ALEC
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Moves to a new bed : REPLANTS
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Puzzle's center : ZEES
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Ones providing insights? : XRAYEYES
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Bad, in Bogotá : MALO
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1970's song subtitled "Touch the Wind" : ERESTU
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Make a note of : ENTER
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Hayek of "Wild Wild West" : SALMA
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Twelve to one : HOUR
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Mark's replacement : EURO
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Constellation next to Norma : ARA
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Veritas provider? : VINO
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Check : REIN
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Expy. : TNPK
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It's done while holding hands : HORA
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Field stats : TDS
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Section of L.A. : LOS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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