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New York Times, Thursday, December 16, 2010

Author:
Charles Deber
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Charles M. Deber

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQZ} Spans: 2 Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzles This is puzzle # 35 for Mr. Deber. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 1216 ( 22,318 )
Across
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"Caro nome," for one : ARIA
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Gov. Faubus in Arkansas history : ORVAL
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Black : INKY
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Bryn ___ : MAWR
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Unsuspecting : NAIVE
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Second to ___ : NONE
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*"I don't know yet" : THATREMAINSSEEN
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Comment put in by Putin, perhaps : NYET
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Ballet headliners : ETOILES
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Decide to take, with "for" : OPT
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*1968 #2 hit heard in "Easy Rider" : BORNWILD
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Grp. at home on the range? : NRA
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To ___ (just so) : ATEE
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English fashionista Bartley : LUELLA
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Air or ami preceder : BEL
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Biblical verb with "thou" : WAST
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Aligns : TRUES
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"Yo te ___" : AMO
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Ill-fated ... or a hint for answering the six starred clues : NOTTOBE
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Hit Jerry Bruckheimer TV drama : CSI
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Scorch : SINGE
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Boozer : ALKY
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Sportage maker : KIA
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Applies : EXERTS
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They may be boxed : EARS
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Over there : YON
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*1924 Isham Jones/Gus Kahn song : ITHADYOU
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Interview part: Abbr. : ANS
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Hollywood's Anderson and Reed : PAMELAS
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Diamond on a record player : NEIL
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*"No WAY!" : YOUVEGOTKIDDING
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Character in "Beowulf" : RUNE
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Alternative to hash browns : GRITS
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Through : OVER
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People mover since 1853 : OTIS
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Vintner's need : YEAST
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What a rake may do : LEER
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Tsp. or tbsp. : AMT
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When repeated, excited : RAH
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*Memorable movie quote of 1932 : IWANTALONE
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Like many a gallerygoer : ARTY
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Length in years of a lenient sentence, maybe : ONETOTWO
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Head of the Egyptian god Amun : RAM
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Through : VIA
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Arthur Miller play "___ From the Bridge" : AVIEW
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Soup variety : LENTIL
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Person with special access : INSIDER
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Good name for someone born on Dec. 25 : NOEL
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What might give a physical reaction? : KNEE
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Wishes : YENS
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Old WB sitcom : REBA
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Substance in a chemistry experiment : SOLUTE
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In a position to steal : ONBASE
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Blend before using : PREMIX
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Vaquero's rope : REATA
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Snug, as in bed : NESTLED
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*Like someone who's had a narrow escape : LUCKYALIVE
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Wound : LESION
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Chinese, e.g. : ASIANS
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Sweet wine of Hungary : TOKAY
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Irk : NETTLE
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Certain English poetry scholar : BYRONIST
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Feels a loss : GRIEVES
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Hirsute : SHAGGY
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Took to court : SUED
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"That's ___ subject" : ASORE
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Fire starter? : PYRO
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Follower of juillet : AOUT
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San Francisco's public transit system, with "the" : MUNI
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Favorite : IDOL
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___ Maria : TIA
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Pawn jumpers: Abbr. : KTS
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Formerly : NEE
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[Mumble, mumble] : GRR

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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