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New York Times, Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Author:
Mike Nothnagel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mike Nothnagel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BQ} This is puzzle # 42 for Mr. Nothnagel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 1208 ( 22,310 )
Across
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Shade of green : JADE
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Workplace watchdog, for short : OSHA
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"That ___ my question" : WASNT
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Each : APOP
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Mrs. Frisby's charges in "The Secret of NIMH" : RATS
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See 26-Across : ALTAR
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Home of Eastern Michigan University : YPSILANTI
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Rodeo rope : REATA
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Harry Belafonte's specialty : CALYPSOMUSIC
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"___ natural" : ACT
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U.N. workers' grp. : ILO
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One may be lit on a 16-Across : VOTIVE
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Veer off track : GOAWRY
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Pole, for one : SLAV
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It might precede a collection: Abbr. : SER
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Guns' partner : AMMO
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Rapper parodied by Weird Al Yankovic in "Amish Paradise" : COOLIO
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1979 film with Capt. Willard and Col. Kurtz : APOCALYPSENOW
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Universally known : FAMOUS
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"Idylls of the King" lady : ENID
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Motocross racer, for short : ATV
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Skating maneuver : LUTZ
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P.F.C.'s punishment : KPDUTY
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Some prayer clothing : SHAWLS
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My ___, Vietnam : LAI
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___-wolf : SHE
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Undercover operatives ... or what are hiding in 17-, 20-, 35- and 58-Across? : SECRETAGENTS
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Onetime TWA competitor : USAIR
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Leaf-eating insect scourge : GYPSYMOTH
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Hundredth: Prefix : CENTI
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Gray ___ : AREA
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Tot's injury : OWIE
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Couldn't stand : HATED
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Garden divisions : ROWS
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Post-baby boomer group, for short : GENX
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Homer Simpson's middle name : JAY
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iPad download, in brief : APP
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First of a pair of lists : DOS
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Awesome : EPIC
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How some medications are taken : ORALLY
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Big name in Japanese electronics : SANYO
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U.R.L. start : HTTP
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Sale condition : ASIS
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35-Across, for one : WARMOVIE
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North Pacific islander : ALEUT
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Immobility : STASIS
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Longtime local : NATIVE
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Finder of missing persons : TRACER
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Cubs' place : LAIR
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Most toilet seats : OVALS
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Turkish title : AGA
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Result of trauma, maybe : COMA
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Pack (down) : TAMP
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Bark : WOOF
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Russian space program started in the 1960s : SOYUZ
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Takes the top (off) : LOPS
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Medical condition treated by thrombolysis : CLOT
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Lacking width and depth, for short : ONED
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Screening aid : CALLERID
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Something that can't be missed : AMUST
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Burden : ONUS
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___ child (pregnant) : WITH
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Hair salon stock : DYE
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In and of itself : ASSUCH
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Title location in a Hemingway novel : THESEA
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Like rooms to rent : VACANT
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Where Manhattan is : KANSAS
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Unfortunate circumstance : PITY
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Correspond : WRITE
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Cartoon stinker : LEPEW
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Food thickener : AGAR
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Greek deli specialty : GYRO
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Urban woe : SMOG
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Be short : OWE
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Cookie holder : TIN
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Do voodoo on : HEX

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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