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New York Times, Monday, December 26, 2011

Author:
Gary Cee
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gary Cee

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 39 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Cee. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 1226 ( 22,693 )
Across
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Longing : ACHE
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Beaver constructions : DAMS
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Entree add-ons : SIDES
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Jacket : COAT
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Household goods retail chain founded in Sweden : IKEA
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Prepared to be knighted : KNELT
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What a slippery sidewalk might cause : NASTYFALL
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Woody Allen's "___ Hall" : ANNIE
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National who lives overseas, informally : EXPAT
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Actress Gardner : AVA
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Deputy : AIDE
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"Last Dance" singer, 1978 : DONNASUMMER
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Injury : HARM
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It's found on an airport carousel : LUGGAGE
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Double-disc cookie : OREO
34
"Hmm, yes ..." : ISEE
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Train that doesn't skip a stop : LOCAL
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With 41-Across, good time for a cliffhanger ... or what each of 17-, 24-, 50- and 63-Across has? : SEASON
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See 39-Across : FINALE
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Not live, as on TV : TAPED
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La ___ Tar Pits : BREA
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Future atty.'s exam : LSAT
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December, say : YEAREND
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Longings : YENS
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Albino rocker with a 1973 #1 hit : EDGARWINTER
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Ring, as bells : PEAL
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Lb. or oz. : WGT
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Jockey Arcaro : EDDIE
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Saint ___ fire : ELMOS
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Spa locale : HOTSPRING
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Kagan of the Supreme Court : ELENA
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Backside : TUSH
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Killer whale : ORCA
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"Beetle Bailey" character : SARGE
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"Don't go!" : STAY
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Fervor : ZEAL
Down
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Reason to use Clearasil : ACNE
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Wheedle : COAX
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Lock securer : HASP
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1964 album "___ James Rocks the House" : ETTA
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"What's the ___?" : DIF
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Letters before an alias : AKA
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Olio : MELANGE
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Rescue : SALVAGE
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Some Caribbean music : SKA
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Titularly : INNAMEONLY
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Clothing material that may have rivets : DENIM
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Skip over in pronouncing : ELIDE
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Have the wheel : STEER
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Stock listings abbr. : YTD
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Drunk ___ skunk : ASA
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Actress Lena : OLIN
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Letters before xis : NUS
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Furrowed fruit : UGLI
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Party thrower : HOST
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Word after rest or gray : AREA
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Harvest : REAP
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Amble : MOSEYALONG
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Detective's assignment : CASE
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One of the men on "Two and a Half Men" : ALAN
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"___ Make a Deal" : LETS
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Baltic Sea feeder : ODER
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What colors do over time : FADE
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High beams : BRIGHTS
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Lease : RENTOUT
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M.D. who may examine the sinuses : ENT
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"So-o-o cute!" : AWW
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Fencing swords : EPEES
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Actress Reese : DELLA
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World of Warcraft fan, e.g. : GAMER
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Not Dem. : REP
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Physician with a daily talk show : DROZ
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In ___ straits : DIRE
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Ancient Peruvian : INCA
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Alike: Fr. : EGAL
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Letter encl. to facilitate a reply : SAE
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Grp. doing pat-downs : TSA
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Reticent : SHY

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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