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New York Times, Saturday, December 3, 2011

Author:
David Quarfoot
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Quarfoot

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: {GKQZ} This is puzzle # 34 for Mr. Quarfoot. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 1203 ( 22,670 )

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Across
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Timberlands, e.g. : SNOWBOOTS
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Cow : DAUNT
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Chocolate source : CACAOTREE
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G.P.A. helper : EASYA
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Grammy-winning pianist born in the U.S.S.R. : EMANUELAX
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Makes it : LASTS
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Cooler : PEN
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Onetime fad doll : TROLL
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Implied : TACIT
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Just so : TOAT
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Big name in tableware : ONEIDA
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East End abode : OME
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Split : ENDIT
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Bank : SAVE
30
O, e.g. : ALER
31
Realized : REAPED
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Unafraid : FEARLESS
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Ryan of "Boston Public" : JERI
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Weapon of old : SNEE
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Saqqara attractions : PYRAMIDS
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One of a familiar septet : EUROPE
46
Go-getter : DOER
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Contractors usually have them : VANS
49
Briefly visit : POPIN
50
"Pore ___ Is Daid" ("Oklahoma!" song) : JUD
51
Marsh denizens : HERONS
53
Ship : SEND
54
Bright spots : ATRIA
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Nice place for studying? : ECOLE
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PX shopper : NCO
59
Unstable particles : MUONS
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One who storms off, maybe : SORELOSER
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"The Other Side of Oz" autobiographer : EBSEN
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U.C. Irvine athletes : ANTEATERS
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Biblical spot? : SEEST
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Polite acceptance : YESPLEASE
Down
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Symbol of power : SCEPTER
2
"Like what, say" : NAMEONE
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Song that ends "Protégera nos foyers et nos droits" : OCANADA
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Weary-looking : WAN
5
Spell : BOUT
6
County NE of El Paso : OTERO
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Group that sang the 1962 hit "The Wah Watusi," with "the" : ORLONS
8
Tasseographer's bit : TEALEAF
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Tabloid topics : SEXLIVES
10
Source of some blues : DELTA
11
Tiny battery : AAAA
12
2000 terrorist target : USSCOLE
13
Popular news site, with ".com" : NYTIMES
14
Sommeliers, at times : TASTERS
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Place of change? : TIPJAR
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Silas of the Continental Congress : DEANE
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Overflow : TEEM
30
Some Oldsmobiles : ALEROS
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___ home : DRIVE
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Start another tour : REUP
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"It seems to me ..." : IDARESAY
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"The Children of Men" novelist : PDJAMES
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Company sold in 2006 for $1.65 billion - 21 months after it was founded : YOUTUBE
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Aid when going to court : REDROSE
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Syrupy treat : SNOCONE
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Far-out locale : OPENSEA
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They're gripping : PINCERS
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O.K. : ENDORSE
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Derisive acts : SNORTS
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Wants : HASNT
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Drop off : SLEEP
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California's Mission Santa ___ : INES
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Commercial name that means, literally, "skyward" : ELAL
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Taxonomic suffix : OTE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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