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New York Times, Saturday, December 11, 2010

Author:
Paula Gamache
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Paula Gamache

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {QVW} This is puzzle # 65 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 1211 ( 22,313 )
Across
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Abbr. for change : CTS
4
One who's just arrived in Mexico? : BEBE
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"I got ___" : NOTHIN
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Possible result of high temperature : DELIRIUM
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Setting of muchas islas : OCEANO
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What Tito shows, in opera : CLEMENZA
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Recipient's reply : THANKS
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Daughter of Alexander VI : LUCREZIABORGIA
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These, on Ibiza : ESTOS
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What an aspiring model may read : ELLE
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One with star power?: Abbr. : GENL
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Comic with the 1955 album "At Sunset" : SAHL
25
Open : FREE
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___-robe (Calais closet) : GARDE
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Didn't just ask : PLED
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Ancient amulet inscription : ABRAXAS
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19th-century, say : OLD
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Doctored account : LIE
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Bread source : JOB
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Nigerian language : IBO
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"Emma" studio : MIRAMAX
38
Kodak film used in surveillance : TMAX
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Under control : TAMED
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Quinceañera treat : TACO
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"___ goes!" : HERE
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Country whose name is occasionally used as an exclamation? : OMAN
45
Time, to Freud : ZEIT
46
Eddy site : DRAIN
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What a Yankee is unlikely to have : SOUTHERNACCENT
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Bit of beachwear : SUNHAT
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Projection creator : MERCATOR
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Sitcom witch : ENDORA
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Element between polonium and radon on the periodic table : ASTATINE
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They go in and out : STYLES
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Wreck-checking org. : NTSB
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Matt Dillon title role of 1982 : TEX
Down
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Flu-fighting org. : CDC
2
Blabs, blabs, blabs : TELLSALL
3
Did some digging around : SLEUTHED
4
Backwoods sibs : BRERS
5
Stern article : EINE
6
Thrilling hoops shot : BUZZERBEATER
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One may attach something : EMAILER
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"This should ___!" : NOTBE
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A third of veinticuatro : OCHO
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Riot control agent : TEARGAS
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One in the closet : HANGER
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One way to respond : INKIND
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Register message : NOSALE
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[Brrr!] : IMCOLD
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"The die is cast," to Caesar : ALEAJACTAEST
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Boston Garden nickname : ESPO
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Midway point? : FAIR
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Tittle-tattle : GAB
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Love letters? : XOXO
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Hamper part : LID
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Affirmation of seriousness : IMEANTIT
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Military band piece : BARITONE
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Draft team : OXEN
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Tiger Balm ingredient : MENTHOL
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Best bud : MAINMAN
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Security problem : THREAT
39
Scraps : TOSSES
40
Aggregate : AMOUNT
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Foot-washing ceremony : MAUNDY
45
Some Greek sisters : ZETAS
46
1983 Joel Schumacher film : DCCAB
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Storied slacker : HARE
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Analog oscilloscope parts: Abbr. : CRTS
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Playmate for Spot : REX

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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