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New York Times, Tuesday, December 14, 2004

Author:
Martin Schneider
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Martin Schneider

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVZ} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Schneider. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 1214 ( 20,125 )
Across
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The "one" in a one-two : JAB
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White Rabbit's words : IMLATE
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Médoc or muscatel : WINE
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___ Lingus : AER
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From Genève, par exemple : SUISSE
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Emcee Trebek : ALEX
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Actress Peeples : NIA
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A A : AUTHORMILNE
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Columnist Maureen : DOWD
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They follow Aprils : MAYS
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The Joads, e.g., in "The Grapes of Wrath" : OKIES
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State capital since 1959 : JUNEAU
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___-a-brac : BRIC
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B B : BLUESMANKING
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Nasal partitions : SEPTA
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Punxsutawney groundhog : PHIL
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Old Roman road : ITER
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Sharer's word : OUR
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Uses again, as Tupperware : RESEALS
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Fairway position : LIE
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"Mila 18" author : URIS
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58-Down digs : DORM
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With cunning : SLYLY
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E E : POETCUMMINGS
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Ste. Jeanne ___ : DARC
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And others : ETALII
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Accused's response : WHOME
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Defunct gridders' org. : USFL
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Race of about 6.2 mi. : TENK
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L L : RAPPERCOOLJ
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Massachusetts' Cape ___ : ANN
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Aweather's opposite : ALEE
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Alchemist's potion : ELIXIR
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Carnival city : RIO
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Duck's place : POND
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"Duck Soup" performers : MARXES
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Just hired : NEW
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Band-Aid co. : JANDJ
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Kindergarten quintet : AEIOU
3
Muscleman's quality : BRAWN
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Words before and after "rose" : ISA
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10-Down dress : MUUMUU
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___ fire (started burning something) : LITA
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Pale as a ghost : ASHY
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General ___ chicken : TSOS
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Auction conclusion? : EER
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Hawaiian surfing mecca : WAIKIKI
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In an unlawful way : ILLICITLY
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Hawaii's state bird : NENE
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Alimony senders, maybe : EXES
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Eve's opposite : MORN
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It may be something of great interest : DEBT
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Winged : ALAR
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Masquerader's event : BALL
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___ salts : EPSOM
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Col. Potter of "M*A*S*H," to pals : SHERM
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Home of the N.B.A.'s Heat : MIAMI
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Buzz's moonmate : NEIL
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___ Poupon mustard : GREY
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"Du jour" item : SOUP
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International money : EURO
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Used a crowbar on : PRIEDOPEN
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Cabinet dept. since 1979 : EDUC
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Army N.C.O. : SSGT
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Ready for the post office : STAMPED
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Hurdle for an aspiring J.D. : LSAT
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Canadian tribe : CREE
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World traveler Bly : NELLIE
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Pick up : LEARN
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Many a navel : INNIE
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"That's not news!" : IKNOW
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End of filming : WRAP
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Angelic topper : HALO
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The Bruins' sch. : UCLA
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Evening, in Paris : SOIR
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Comic Redd : FOXX
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Dream state, for short : REM
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High school yearbook sect. : JRS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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