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New York Times, Monday, December 13, 2010

Author:
Patrick Blindauer
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Blindauer

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QVZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 43 for Mr. Blindauer. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Boeing 747s, e.g. : JETS
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Out of bed for the day : RISEN
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Rand McNally product : MAP
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Resting on : ATOP
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Part of the eye : RETINA
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In bed all day, maybe : ILL
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Profits : NETEARNINGS
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Hornets' and Nuggets' org. : NBA
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Industrial city of Germany : ESSEN
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Winter precipitation : SLEET
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Gulf war missiles : SCUDS
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Town dump, e.g. : WASTEAREA
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Othello's supposed rival for Desdemona's affection : CASSIO
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"Beep beep" maker : HORN
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Commotion : ADO
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Teacher, after exams : GRADER
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"Quickly!," on an order : ASAP
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The, grammatically : DEFINITEARTICLE
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Musial of the Cardinals : STAN
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Egyptian god of the underworld : OSIRIS
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Last in a sequence: Abbr. : ULT
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___ of Man : ISLE
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Actress Reynolds of "The Unsinkable Molly Brown" : DEBBIE
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Dodge City lawman : WYATTEARP
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The "T" in TWA : TRANS
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German Hermann : HESSE
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Use the pink end of a pencil : ERASE
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Antlered animal : ELK
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Emmy-winning nature series narrated by David Attenborough : PLANETEARTH
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Ginger ___ : ALE
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Grapefruit-like fruit : POMELO
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___ as shootin' : SURE
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Wrecker's job : TOW
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Kick out of school : EXPEL
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Shed thing hidden in 16-, 25-, 39-, 49- and 59-Across : TEAR
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Feb. preceder : JAN
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Summer in France : ETE
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Tyke : TOT
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Goes 80, say : SPEEDS
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Extend a subscription : RENEW
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Turner's 1986 rock autobiography : ITINA
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___ City (Las Vegas) : SIN
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London's locale: Abbr. : ENG
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Former Egyptian leader with a lake named after him : NASSER
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Many a West Virginia worker : MINER
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"The Zoo Story" playwright Edward : ALBEE
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Oro y ___ (Montana's motto) : PLATA
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B&O and Short Line: Abbr. : RRS
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Give, as homework : ASSIGN
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Island west of Maui : LANAI
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A lot : SCADS
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Citadel student : CADET
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Stars and Stripes land, for short : USOFA
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Remove wool from : SHEAR
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Hot : TORRID
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Baltimore baseballer : ORIOLE
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Bewildered : ATSEA
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"Agnus ___" : DEI
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Swim with the fishes, say : SCUBA
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Bold poker bet : ALLIN
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"For ___ sake!" : PETES
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The J. and K. in J. K. Rowling: Abbr. : INITS
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African fly pest : TSETSE
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Vast treeless plain : STEPPE
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Suckling site : BREAST
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Bread choice that's not white or rye : WHEAT
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Mello ___ (soft drink) : YELLO
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Off-kilter : ASKEW
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Actress Zellweger : RENEE
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Suave or VO5 competitor : PRELL
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From ___ Z : ATO
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Bagel topper : LOX
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What a guitar may be hooked up to : AMP
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Regret : RUE
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Gay singing syllable : TRA
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Billy Joel's "Tell ___ About It" : HER

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