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New York Times, Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Author:
Ellen Leuschner and Victor Fleming
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Leuschner. This is puzzle # 35 for Mr. Fleming. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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Across
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Kinnear of "Little Miss Sunshine" : GREG
5
Turned red, say : IRED
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Turned white : PALED
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Streetside shout : TAXI
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Verne captain : NEMO
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"___ the other reindeer" (common mishearing of a Yuletide lyric) : OLIVE
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Cookie baker : OVEN
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Eye carefully : SCAN
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Turn into mush : PUREE
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1966 Johnny Rivers hit : SECRETAGENTMAN
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___ Bator : ULAN
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Anthropologist Fossey : DIAN
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Create skid marks, perhaps : SLAMONTHEBRAKES
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___ crab : HERMIT
33
Malt-drying 17-Across : OAST
34
World workers' assn. : ILO
35
Judith of "The Devil's Advocate," 1977 : IVEY
36
Early gig for Chase and Belushi, for short : SNL
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Prison, informally : STIR
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Prison, informally : PEN
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Mentally together : SANE
41
"Stop right there!" : FREEZE
43
One with lots of experience : SEASONEDVETERAN
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El Prado works : ARTE
47
Lofty verses : ODES
48
Certain holiday mail ... or what 20-, 25- and 43-Across have in common : LETTERSTOSANTA
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"Me, too!" : SODOI
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Visionary sort : SEER
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Untrusting : WARY
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Dispute, as a point : ARGUE
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Diva's delivery : ARIA
59
Falco of "Nurse Jackie" : EDIE
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Is introduced to : MEETS
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Shades at the beach : TANS
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Beavers build them : DAMS
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Old muscle cars : GTOS
2
Four-star piece, say : RAVE
3
Corp. higher-up : EXEC
4
Game with sets and runs : GINRUMMY
5
Like some coffee and potatoes : INSTANT
6
Take back, as testimony : RECANT
7
'Zine on the Net : EMAG
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Agreement that's now sure to go forward : DONEDEAL
9
Kellogg's snack since 1964 : POPTART
10
Bryn Mawr grad, e.g. : ALUMNA
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Old currency abbreviated "L." : LIRA
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Squared up : EVEN
13
Actor Billy ___ Williams : DEE
21
Race in an H. G. Wells novel : ELOI
22
Ballpoint tips : NIBS
25
Armada units : SHIPS
26
Corps of Engineers project : LEVEE
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Where competitions take place : ARENA
28
Made sharper : HONED
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Parkgoer on a windy day, maybe : KITER
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Doolittle played by Audrey Hepburn : ELIZA
31
Philosopher Kierkegaard : SOREN
36
Shows disdain for : SNEERSAT
37
Changed one's mind again and again : SEESAWED
39
Combat pilots' missions : SORTIES
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Stud fee? : ANTE
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Felt toppers : FEDORAS
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GPS suggestions: Abbr. : RTES
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Did not play : SATOUT
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Elect : VOTEIN
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The stuff of legends : LORE
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Living on the ___ : EDGE
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Inoculation fluids : SERA
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Nothin' : NADA
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Decorate, as a Christmas tree : TRIM
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Roll-call calls : AYES
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Texas patriot Houston : SAM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle.

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