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New York Times, Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Author:
Dan Schoenholz
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Dan Schoenholz

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Schoenholz. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jim Horne notes:

It's interesting to compare this with Mr. Schoenholz's previous rebus.

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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 1226 ( 23,059 )
Across
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Some cartoons : ANIME
5
"___ de Lune" : CLAIR
10
Bills, e.g. : CASH
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Boomers' babies : GENX
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Out of the way : ASIDE
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Folkie who chronicled Alice : ARLO
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___ de boeuf : ROTI
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Best Director of 1997 : JAMESCAMERON
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Speech opener, often : ANECDOTE
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Michael Jackson wore one : GLOVE
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Touts' hangouts : RAILS
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E.R. administration : CPR
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"Thumbs up!" : YES
27
Sudden pain : TWINGE
29
Dark area on the moon : MARE
30
Windsor's prov. : ONT
31
Ecological communities : BIOMES
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Not so stuffy : AIRIER
34
Hospital fluids : SERA
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Egocentric person's mantra : MEMEMEMEME
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Like some seas and teas : HIGH
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Apply pressure to : LEANON
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Loy of "The Thin Man" : MYRNA
43
Winner's take, sometimes : ALL
46
Tip sheet figures : ODDS
47
Round-tripper : HOMERUN
48
Marker letters : IOU
49
His, to Henri : SES
50
Cola wars "combatant" : PEPSI
51
Soap star Susan : LUCCI
53
Chose : SELECTED
56
Statistic from the Bureau of Labor Statistics : MEDIANINCOME
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Untalented writer : HACK
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Clears after taxes : NETS
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Have significance : COUNT
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School attended by 007 : ETON
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Difficult journey : TREK
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Awards at which 51-Across was finally a winner in 1999 : EMMYS
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Choosing-up-sides word : MEENY
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Pearl Mosque city : AGRA
2
Word in the names of some bright colors : NEON
3
Cabinet department : INTERIOR
4
Chile relleno, e.g. : MEXICANMEAL
5
Sweet-talk : CAJOLE
6
Hurdles for future D.A.'s : LSATS
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Actress Anouk : AIMEE
8
Bouncers' requests : IDS
9
___ center : REC
10
Caravan transport : CAMEL
11
Often-dry stream : ARROYO
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Neatnik's opposite : SLOVEN
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"No lie!" : HONEST
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Correspond : AGREE
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Archaeological sites : DIGS
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Bizet opera : CARMEN
25
7 or 11, e.g. : PRIME
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"Cougar Town" network : TBS
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Golf's Michelle : WIE
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Predecessors of photocopies : MIMEOS
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Changes constitutionally : AMENDS
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ABAB, for one : RHYMESCHEME
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Fort ___, Md. : MEADE
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Rub the wrong way : IRRITATE
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Bearded antelope : GNU
39
Qin dynasty follower : HAN
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Rose-red dye : EOSIN
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Act the gloomy Gus : MOPE
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Flu, e.g. : AILMENT
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"Speak up!" : LOUDER
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Acrylic sheet material : LUCITE
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Batters' toppers : HELMETS
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Indiana's state flower : PEONY
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Cooper's handiwork : CASK
53
Lowlife : SCUM
54
Business school subj. : ECON
55
Designer label letters : DKNY
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Clinch, as a deal : ICE
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Pierre ou Jacques : NOM

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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