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GOOD ONE!

New York Times, Sunday, December 22, 2013

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski
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This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 209 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Notepad: When this puzzle is done, draw a line connecting the 21 circled letters from A to U in alphabetical order. The resulting shape will provide a clue to 6-, 8-, 14-, 53- and 70-Down.
Jeff Chen notes:
A Liz Gorski puzzle! One thing I know for sure with a Gorski construction is that it will almost always contain some neat visual element. Always a treat to see her byline, especially on ... read more
Jim Horne notes:

The title is brilliant. I named Ms. Gorski my Constructor of the Year for 2013.

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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 1222 ( 23,420 )
Across
1
Help to harm : ABET
5
Part of a pharaoh's headdress : ASP
8
Worker with a trowel : MASON
13
Much : FAR
16
Mideast capital : SANA
17
Symbol of mass density : RHO
18
Mercurial : FICKLE
19
"The Caine Mutiny" captain : QUEEG
21
Many an early French settler in America : HUGUENOT
23
More off-putting : ICKIER
24
European capital : BERNE
25
Special seating area in an airplane : EXITROW
26
Cry from Scrooge : BAH
27
With 63-Down, 1997 P.G.A. champ who captained the 2012 U.S. Ryder Cup team : DAVISLOVE
29
Good scores in diving : NINES
30
Like many coats and tunes : BELTED
33
Make calls : REF
34
General ___ chicken : TSOS
35
Special mall event : TENTSALE
37
Bride of 1981 : LADYDI
39
Jules or Jim in "Jules et Jim" : AMI
40
Amarillo-to-Dallas dir. : ESE
41
L.G.B.T. rights advocate : ACLU
42
Iowa city : AMES
43
Done: Fr. : FINI
45
Lands : DOCKS
47
Without ___ (dangerously) : ANET
48
It may be full of icons : DESKTOP
51
Tease, with "on" : RAG
54
2-Down, for one : ORE
55
Some H.S. math : ALG
56
Slanting : ATILT
58
"Say what?" : HUH
59
One more : ANOTHER
61
Words that precede "Born is the King ..." : NOELNOEL
63
House committee chairman Darrell : ISSA
64
Mexican sauces : MOLES
65
Ear-related study : OTOLOGY
66
Hilarious types : RIOTS
67
Strain : SIFT
68
Reproductive stock : GENEPOOL
70
New hire, typically : TRAINEE
72
Hydrocarbon suffix : ENE
73
Target number : QUOTA
74
Fr. holy woman : STE
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British rule in India : RAJ
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[I'm mad!] : GRR
77
"Don Quixote" composer : STRAUSS
79
Idiosyncrasies : TICS
81
Overseas assembly : SENAT
83
Number-crunching grp. : CPAS
84
Bach's "___, Joy of Man's Desiring" : JESU
85
Greek earth goddess : GAEA
86
Robe closer : OBI
89
Nuke : ZAP
90
Chef Lagasse : EMERIL
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Unseen scenes : OUTTAKES
94
Taunt : GIBE
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One ___ customer : TOA
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Name on a swim cap : SPEEDO
98
Funny Anne : MEARA
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Giving a boost : UPRAISING
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How-___ : TOS
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Moneymaker for Money : PRINTAD
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Compact Olds : ALERO
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Futuristic weapon : RAYGUN
109
Like a rendition of "Deck the Halls" : SPIRITED
110
He's no Einstein : MORON
111
Boo-boos : ERRORS
112
Thriller writer Follett : KEN
113
Rural storage : SILO
114
Preserve, in a way : CAN
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China producer : SPODE
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Nettle : IRK
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Half of a noodle dish? : MEIN
Down
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Gray : ASHEN
2
Good source of aluminum : BAUXITE
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What cowlings cover : ENGINES
4
Took up the slack in : TAUTENED
5
River of Pisa : ARNO
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[See blurb] : SHOWBACKER
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Something it's not good to go to : POT
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[See blurb] : MICHELANGELOSCULPTURE
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Cousin of "aargh!" : ACK
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Lose traction : SKID
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Mrs. ___ cow : OLEARYS
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Braced (oneself) : NERVED
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Give it the gas : FUELTANK
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[See blurb] : AEROSMITHSONG
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Expulsion, as of a foreign diplomat : RENVOI
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Majority owner of Chrysler : FIAT
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Play callers, for short : QBS
20
Big money units, in slang : GEES
22
Lead-in to while : ERST
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___ cheese : BLEU
28
Beatles tune from "A Hard Day's Night" : IFIFELL
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Some wings : ELLS
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Broad : DAME
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___-Coeur (Paris basilica) : SACRE
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Unknot : DETANGLE
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Suffix with sentimental : IST
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Cries of joy : OOHS
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Throw for ___ : ALOOP
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Common game piece : DIE
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Expulsion : OUSTER
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Futuristic weapon : PHASER
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One of 11 pharaohs : RAMSES
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Bedub : ANOINT
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[See blurb] : GOLFERCABRERA
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Termite's nemesis : ANTEATER
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Item in Santa's sack : TOY
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Eastern holiday : TET
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Ransacks : LOOTS
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See 27-Across : III
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Home of Thunder Bay: Abbr. : ONT
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___ Rao, "The Serpent and the Rope" novelist : RAJA
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Tailors' inserts : GUSSETS
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Sister of Helios : EOS
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[See blurb] : TREETOPPER
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Charged : RANAT
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In the role of : QUA
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Guest-star in, say : APPEARON
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Nile deity : ISIS
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Mideast ruler : SAUD
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Symbolic effort in support of equal rights : TOKENISM
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"Cloud Shepherd" artist : JEANARP
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Departs : GOES
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Writer Ann : BEATTIE
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Mideast national : ISRAELI
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Self-sealing bag : ZIPLOC
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Vintage wedding gown fabrics : MOIRES
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Mideast ruler : AMIR
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Spanish cession in the Spanish-American War : GUAM
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Millennia on end : EONS
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Extension : ADDON
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Charge carrier : ION
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Greek diner order : GYRO
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Winter sports locale : RINK
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Son of ___ : GOD
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Bit of winter sports equipment : SKI

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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