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New York Times, Friday, December 28, 2012

Author:
Ashton Anderson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ashton Anderson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Anderson. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 1228 ( 23,061 )
Across
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Opinion add-on : JUSTSAYIN
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It can go from liquid to frozen : ASSET
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Taqueria treat : ENCHILADA
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Critter with humanlike fingerprints : KOALA
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Natalie Portman's birthplace : JERUSALEM
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It gets a chick's attention : CLUCK
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Where R.F.K. and his brother Teddy went to law school : UVA
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10/15, e.g. : IDES
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Really long : ACHE
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Trendsetting : NEWWAVE
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Steps on a scale : DEGREES
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Intertangle : ENLACE
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Sabre ou pistolet : ARME
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Square for a roll : PAT
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With 46-Down, a bit below so-so : NOT
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Flipping out : GOINGAPE
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Opening pitch : SPIEL
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Many an ascot wearer : FOP
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It's a gas : XENON
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One coming from Mars? : CANDYBAR
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Apt rhyme for 26-Down : PET
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Letters for a princess : HRH
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Cry that's often sung : TADA
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Complimentary : GRATIS
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Unworldliness : NAIVETE
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Flimflam : FASTONE
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"... ___ can't get up!" : ANDI
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"A failure of imagination," per Graham Greene : HATE
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Part of 10/15: Abbr. : OCT
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Factor in a beauty contest : POISE
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Wowed basketball announcer's cry : WHATASHOT
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Old car with ignition trouble? : PINTO
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Spitfire landing locale : AERODROME
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"Pale Blue Dot" author : SAGAN
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Snide reply to being given a chore : YESMASTER
Down
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Dull : JEJUNE
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Like bars that are often near horses : UNEVEN
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Impenetrable script : SCRAWL
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Night to watch "The Office": Abbr. : THU
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Family moniker : SIS
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Like : ALA
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Clinton, Bush or Cheney : YALIE
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Like many perps in lineups : IDED
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Try to impress by association : NAMEDROP
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Dog show org. : AKC
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Like panels on some racecars : SOLAR
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It's handled on the range : SAUCEPAN
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Tightwad : ELCHEAPO
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Chills briefly : TAKESTEN
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Pro beginner? : SEMI
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Dropped off : WANED
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Assistant : ACOLYTE
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Cur curer : VET
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Most Atari-playing kids : GENXERS
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Ancient meeting place : AGORA
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Intimate : GETAT
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Brandy alternative : SCHNAPPS
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Theme of "The Tell-Tale Heart" : PARANOIA
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Holed up : INHIDING
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Hard-to-block jumper, in hoops : FADEAWAY
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Smallish room : BATH
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Grp. interested in long drives : PGA
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See 32-Across : TOOHOT
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Form 1040 info : INCOME
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Certain volleyball player : SETTER
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Prospect : VISTA
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Quaker makers? : FEARS
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Quaker pronoun : THEE
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Long time : EON
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Twain boy : TOM
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Listerine bottle abbr. : ADA
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Educ. higher-ups? : SRS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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