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HEARING DOUBLE

New York Times, Sunday, December 16, 2012

Author:
Matt Ginsberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Matt Ginsberg

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 132, Blocks: 77 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Ginsberg. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 1216 ( 23,049 )
Across
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Food that jiggles : ASPIC
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"Along ___ spider ..." : CAMEA
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Gone, but not forgotten : AWOL
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Horizontal: Abbr. : ACR
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Ticked by : SOREAT
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First U.S. screen portrayer of Dr. Fu Manchu : OLAND
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Dangerous outpouring : LAVA
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Overly : TOO
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Souvenir from the Petrified Forest? : WOODYOUMINED
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Priests, at times : BLESSERS
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Two-fifths of 'N Sync? : ENS
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Actor Edward James ___ : OLMOS
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What randy bucks do? : NEEDTHEDOE
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Agreement from the Gipper's coach? : AYEOFKNUTE
34
Luth. or Presb. : PROT
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Force : DINT
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Crowning touch? : TIARA
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What mayo is part of : ANO
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Tolkien trilogy, to fans : LOTR
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Measure of purity : KARAT
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Knobby : NODOSE
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Plucky housekeeper? : MAIDOFMETTLE
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Drama set at the Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce ad agency : MADMEN
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Nautical direction : ALEE
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Pasta suffix : INI
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Inquirers : ASKERS
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Words before coming or made : HASIT
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Inclined : ASLANT
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Some salmon : COHOS
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"Well done, Sir Lancelot," in Franglais? : CESTGOODKNIGHT
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Python in "The Jungle Book" : KAA
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Handel bars? : ARIA
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Wings: Lat. : ALAE
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Lightning ___ : ROD
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Soothsayer's shoelace problem? : KNOTFORPROPHET
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Link up with : TIETO
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Pleasure boats : SLOOPS
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Affair of the heart : AMOUR
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Chucklehead : DIMWIT
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___ Jima : IWO
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Stage assistant : GRIP
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Outpourings : SPATES
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Shorten a bar mitzvah by 50%? : HALVETHERITE
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Decorative pin : BROOCH
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Qatari bigwig: Var. : AMEER
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Ones with a lot of pull? : OXEN
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London can : LOO
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Alpine wind : FOEHN
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Literally, "itself" : IPSO
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Memo opener : INRE
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Polar explorer, after getting religion? : BYRDOFPRAY
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Tagline for the biopic "Dudley" starring bandleader Brown? : LESISMOORE
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Out at the dentist's? : UNDER
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Freddy Krueger's street : ELM
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Ten Commandments no-no : IDOLATRY
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Where Macy's keeps the wedding dresses? : AISLEOFWHITE
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Wimple wearer : NUN
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Home to the 90-Down, once : SHEA
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Nasty look : SNEER
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"___ it!" : FORGET
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Popular smartphone app : GPS
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Dog command : HEEL
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Guitarist Duane and others : EDDYS
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Makes, as one's way : WENDS
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What one may break during exercise : ASWEAT
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André and Mia's adoptive daughter : SOONYI
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Book about the writing style of the Mongols? : PROSEANDKHANS
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Iraq war hazard, briefly : IED
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Small, low island : CAY
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Be at one (with) : COMMUNE
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Former San Francisco mayor : ALIOTO
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Stately home : MANSE
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K.C.-to-Chicago direction : ENE
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Postscript: Abbr. : ADDN
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Former attorney general Gonzales : ALBERTO
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Kind of salad : WALDORF
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Steve ___, 1980 Olympic track champion : OVETT
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Stinging rebuke : LASH
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Was humbled : ATEDIRT
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Like the ring in an eclipse : CORONAL
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Leopard spot : ROSETTE
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Scammed : TOOK
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Bones next to humeri : ULNAS
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Tranquilizing : SEDATING
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Horatian piece : EPODE
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Balcony cry : OROMEO
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Soundboard controls : FADERS
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Deliberately delude : LIETO
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Alaska's ___ Peninsula : KENAI
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Walk-___ (non-recruited athletes) : ONS
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It may be rigged : MAST
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Sacha Baron Cohen persona : ALIG
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Who wrote "A bear, however hard he tries, / Grows tubby without exercise" : MILNE
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Big truck maker : MACK
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Have ___ (bathe) : ASOAK
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Willing recipients? : HEIRS
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Urgently : ASAP
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Psychology pioneer Alfred : ADLER
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Trick-taking card game : SKAT
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Abdicated? : THREWTHEREIGN
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Photoshop command : CROP
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Locale of a 12/7/1941 attack : OAHU
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Funny Fields : TOTIE
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Just begun : AFOOT
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Freckles, e.g. : DOTS
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Salad bar supply : OLIVEOIL
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Castle component : TOWER
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___ to go : RARIN
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Drop : OMIT
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One of five Nicholases : POPE
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Start of a basketball game : TIPOFF
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Words from Sgt. Friday : IMACOP
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U.K. mil. decoration : DSO
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Feminist Germaine : GREER
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Raining hard? : HAILING
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Totally jazzed : AMPEDUP
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Some scriptural passages : LESSONS
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74-Down recipient, e.g. : HONOREE
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Fergie, for one : EXROYAL
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Bygone bookstore chain : BORDERS
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Bull session? : RODEO
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Inspector in Elizabeth George mysteries : LYNLEY
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Obeyed a sentry, say : HALTED
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See 106-Across : NYMETS
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"___ Only One" (Melissa Etheridge hit) : IMTHE
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Cleared the dishes : BUSED
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"Antigonae" composer Carl : ORFF
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Miss America identifier : SASH
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Allay : EASE
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Neither Dem. nor Rep. : IND
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Knock over : WOW
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Charlemagne's realm: Abbr. : HRE

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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