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New York Times, Friday, December 10, 2010

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 63, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQXZ} Grid is asymmetric. This is puzzle # 182 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 1210 ( 22,312 )
Across
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Dealers' dreads : NARCS
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Clothes hangers? : SALESTAGS
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Plant whose roots are used as detergent : AMOLE
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Something you can bank on : POOLTABLE
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Tart flavor : PECAN
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Totally assured, as victory : ALLSEWNUP
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Two-time U.S. Women's Open winner : INKSTER
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___ date : SETA
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Like swift streams : EROSIVE
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People who have been 45-Downed : INS
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Air-gulping swimmer : GAR
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Went wild : RANAMOK
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What flounder flounder in : NET
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Grp. knocked in "Sicko" : AMA
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Needle point?: Abbr. : ENE
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Alternative title of "Mack the Knife" : MORITAT
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With 36-Across, "Babes in Arms" tune that's apt for this puzzle : JOHNNY
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See 33-Across : ONENOTE
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Sodium ___ (cleansers) : BORATES
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Like some people resisting arrest : TASERED
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It might accompany a bar line : LEER
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N.Y.C.'s Washington ___ : HTS
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"___ date" : ITSA
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Stuck, in a way : BEMIRED
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Kitties : POTS
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99 times out of 100 : ASARULE
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Spot for a tot : PRESCHOOL
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Stethoscope inventor Laënnec and others : RENES
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Early 19th-century engineering marvel : ERIECANAL
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Bill Bradley, once : KNICK
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Where cells are of little use : DEADSPOTS
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Friends and such : SECTS
Down
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Inventor of logarithms : NAPIER
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Dualistic Egyptian deity : AMENRA
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"All right, dude!" : ROCKON
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Superb : CLASSA
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What a motto encapsulates : SENTIMENT
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Dupes in some mailboxes : SPAREKEYS
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Part of AIM : AOL
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Part of many an AIM chat : LOL
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P.G.A. Tour Rookie of the Year two years before Woods : ELS
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Femme canonisée: Abbr. : STE
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Fancy shooters : TAWS
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One who surrenders : ABNEGATOR
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MSG component : GLUTAMATE
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Apart : SEPARATED
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Tennis's Goolagong : EVONNE
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Being reserved : INMOTHBALLS
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They may be incubating : NEONATES
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Accents : STRESSMARKS
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Like Bach's second violin concerto : INE
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Author of "Chasing the Dream: My Lifelong Journey to the World Series" : JOETORRE
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Aeschylus trilogy : ORESTEIA
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Dogged : HARASSED
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Appeared on screen, in a way : BLIPPED
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Rich of old films : IRENE
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Like some tattooed characters : RUNIC
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Give a seat to : ELECT
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Anchors' places : DESKS
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Dupes in some mailboxes : CCS
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Chance : HAP
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Dweller near Central Park's Strawberry Fields : ONO
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Kind of flour : OAT

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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