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New York Times, Saturday, December 22, 2012

Author:
Tim Croce
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Tim Croce

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQWZ} Spans: 8, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Croce. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 1222 ( 23,055 )

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Across
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Giving a wide berth : STEERINGCLEAROF
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What an environmentalist wants to reduce : CARBONFOOTPRINT
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"My mistake" : ISTANDCORRECTED
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What instrumentalists often change : KEYS
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7-Down's goals, briefly : TDS
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Set up: Abbr. : ESTD
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She, in Lisbon : ELA
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"According to old wisdom ..." : ASTHESAYINGGOES
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Something passed on the way to court? : BAREXAM
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Singer of the 2010 #1 hit "Rude Boy" : RIHANNA
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Post-winter breakup : ICERUN
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Anguished : TOREAT
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Like a bugbear : DREADED
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End a split : REUNITE
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Its first C.E.O. was the W.W. I hero Eddie Rickenbacker : EASTERNAIRLINES
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Big check-printing co. : ADP
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Not flee : FACE
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"___ true" : TOO
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Car ad fig. : MSRP
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FEMA mission : DISASTERSUPPORT
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One whose goal is changing shape? : EXERCISETRAINER
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Info on a medical history form : NEARESTRELATIVE
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Med., e.g. : SCI
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Unpleasant thing to be taken to : TASK
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"Broadway's in Fashion" artist : ERTE
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Owner of Bill Me Later : EBAY
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Running back Dayne and others : RONS
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Birthplace of Rex Stout and Kurt Vonnegut: Abbr. : IND
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Bears, e.g. : NFCTEAM
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Substantial : GOODLY
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Pirate : CORSAIR
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It's often 11 in. long : LTR
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French-derived word with two accents : EPEE
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Fly balls, e.g. : ARCS
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"Hud" director : RITT
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Going along the line, briefly? : ONED
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1-800-SEND ___ (apropos corp. number) : FTD
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Brook : ABIDE
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Vertebral column parts : SACRA
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Almonds and pistachios : TREES
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Afghan province or its capital : HERAT
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Radiate : EXUDE
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Less likely to crack : SANER
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Pyrotechnics compound : NITER
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One present in spirit? : GHOUL
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Adorned, on menus : GARNI
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Odds opener : ONEIN
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Maternally related : ENATE
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Is enough for : SATES
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Common cold case reviver : DNATEST
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Comeback : RIPOSTE
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Fan : ADORER
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Set on the Saône? : FIXE
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On deck, say : ASEA
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Lloyd in the College Football Hall of Fame : CARR
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Ending with fluor- : ESCE
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Trailer-approving grp. : MPAA
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Meat sticker : SPIT
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Pasta ___ (Quaker brand) : RONI
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Before: Abbr. : PREV
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Place for a trophy case : DEN
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"___ true" : TIS
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Surfer's address : URL
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30% of dieci : TRE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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