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New York Times, Thursday, December 27, 2012

Author:
Julian Lim
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Julian Lim

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {J} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Lim. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 1227 ( 23,060 )
Across
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One of the folks : POPS
5
Bit the bullet, say : ATEIT
10
French ___ : KISS
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Shoveler's target : SNOW
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XC60, XC70 or XC90 : VOLVO
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"The Hurt Locker" setting : IRAQ
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SON : HALFNELSON
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Junior of the N.F.L. : SEAU
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U.S./Canadian sporting grp. since 1936 : AHL
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Rear-___ : ENDER
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To love, to Livy : AMARE
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Output from an old printer : WOODCUT
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2001 French film nominated for five Academy Awards : AMELIE
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TIN : PIECEOFWRITING
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Latin abbr. meaning "he speaks" : LOQ
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Bust : RAID
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#26 of 26 : ZEE
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Subject of four Sports Illustrated covers between 1966 and 1993 : ASHE
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Chicken ___ : POX
36
Rare goose : NENE
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Balneotherapy locale : SPA
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Tito's surname : BROZ
40
Rapper behind the 2012 "Gangnam Style" YouTube sensation : PSY
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LIP : PARTIALECLIPSE
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"That's it for me" : IMDONE
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Stone Age artifact : HANDAXE
50
Oenophile's installation : RACKS
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"Hell, yeah!" : BOOYA
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Transportation Dept. agency : FAA
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An emollient : ALOE
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FIN : SEMIFINALS
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Of two minds : TORN
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___ Systems (computer networking company) : CISCO
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Aéroport d'___ : ORLY
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Quarters in Québec? : ETES
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One working on some panels : INKER
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"Wassup" : HIYA
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"Fie!" : PSHAW
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How some balls are fielded : ONAHOP
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Hoi ___ : POLLOI
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Personal ad abbr. : SWF
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Hit Broadway musical with the song "I'm Not Wearing Underwear Today" : AVENUEQ
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Shared with, as a story : TOLDTO
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If not : ELSE
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"The Dancing Years" composer Novello : IVOR
9
Heap : TON
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What's in the stars : KISMET
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"It's clear to me ..." : IREALIZE
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Designer of the Tulip chair : SAARINEN
13
Tool with a blade : SQUEEGEE
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Clark Bar company : NECCO
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In : AMID
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Edit out : DELE
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Male name that spells another male name backward : ARI
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Was paralyzed with fear, say : FROZE
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Ski shop supply : WAX
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Say "hey," say : ASPIRATE
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Tony winner after 5-Down : SPAMALOT
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Dedicated : HARDCORE
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Professional runner : POL
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Org. in 1997's "Cop Land" : NYPD
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Mail room sights : BINS
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Singer Carly ___ Jepsen : RAE
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Represent, in sports : PLAYFOR
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Area of decades-long conflict : SINAI
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Some board game equipment : TOKENS
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Prime : CHOICE
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Theodore Roosevelt was on one in 1909 : SAFARI
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Friend no more : EXALLY
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Course with no homework, say : EASYA
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Hippie celebration : BEIN
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City west of Novosibirsk : OMSK
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College dept. : SCI
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Japanese drama : NOH

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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