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New York Times, Saturday, December 10, 2011

Author:
Corey Rubin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Corey Rubin

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {FJQZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Rubin. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 1210 ( 22,677 )
Across
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Ones really attached to their surroundings : LEGOMEN
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Features of some crooked enterprises : MOBTIES
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Wine whose name means "fragrant" : OLOROSO
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"Isn't that obvious?!" : YATHINK
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Fight big-time : WAGEWAR
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Cutting crime? : TRUANCY
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Company in 2002 headlines : ENRON
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Practices : MORES
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Step on the scale : SOL
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GPS calculations: Abbr. : RTES
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Like much revenue : TAXED
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"Rugrats" mom : DIDI
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Syllable-saving poetic word : ERE
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Title relative in a classic Russian play : VANYA
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Up : RISEN
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Popinjays : DANDIES
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Royal Shakespeare Company's work : THEATRE
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Like Shostakovich's Symphony No. 2 : INB
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Make an exception? : BAN
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The Model T was designed to run on it : ETHANOL
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"Tarzan, the Ape Man" star, 1981 : BODEREK
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Fisher with an eponymous concert hall : AVERY
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One to 17-Across with : ENEMY
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Syllable-saving poetic word : OER
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Quick : SPRY
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Domino's delivery? : RANDB
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Year Otto I became king of the Lombards : CMLI
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Title for 27-Across, in Toledo : TIO
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Rooted : BASED
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Old TV lineup : DIALS
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He played Sgt. Donny Donowitz in "Inglourious Basterds" : ELIROTH
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Noticeably peeved : INASNIT
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Optimistic : ROSEATE
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Famous pop flop : NEWCOKE
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Whitefish Island's river : STMARYS
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Place for a range fire : GASOVEN
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Like sale prices : LOWERED
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Civic or Corolla competitor : ELANTRA
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Start recycling, say : GOGREEN
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They come in a Triple Double variety : OREOS
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Like fairways : MOWN
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Cuban pronoun : ESA
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11th-century invaders : NORMANS
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Welcome words when a check arrives : MYTREAT
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Like a trireme : OARED
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Furnace meas. : BTUS
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Article in many a hip-hop title : THA
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Follow-up to 8-Down, often : IINSIST
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Spy, at times : ENCODER
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Manhattan has a prominent one : SKYLINE
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Moronic beginning? : OXY
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Cardio workout option : TAEBO
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Actress Kruger of "Unknown" : DIANE
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Cousin of film : VINNY
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Prime : READY
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Frank account : DIARY
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U.S.S.R.'s Big Ivan, e.g. : HBOMB
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Rabbit seasons? : EASTERS
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Series starter : TVPILOT
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One reason to get a cross : HEROISM
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Restraints : LEASHES
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Straw in a stable : BEDDING
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Nicholas II, e.g. : ROMANOV
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Hard to get a grip on : EELLIKE
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"Veronica Mars" star Bell : KRISTEN
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Lima-to-Caracas dir. : NNE
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Squalid : RATTY
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"Welcome to the human network" sloganeer : CISCO
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Certain badger or raccoon : BOAR
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Crows' kin : DAWS
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Actor Stephen : REA
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Granting grp. : NEA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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