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New York Times, Thursday, December 8, 2011

Author:
Daniel A. Finan
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Daniel A. Finan

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Finan. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 1208 ( 22,675 )

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Across
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Gambol about : PRANCE
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[See circled letters] : EVENONE
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Tart, in a way : LEMONY
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Schubert masterpiece : AVEMARIA
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Renée of silent films : ADOREE
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'84 Super Bowl victor : LARAIDER
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[See circled letters] : ITEMTORECYCLE
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Pinches : NABS
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It comes in a chicken variety : POX
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Niña's title: Abbr. : SRTA
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Prefix with center : EPI
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"Psst!" : HEY
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Dash reading: Abbr. : MPH
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Blotto : LIT
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S'pose : RECKON
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Emotional outburst : PAROXYSM
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[See circled letters] : GREENVICE
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Uncivilized : BARBARIC
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Headquarters for UBS and Credit Suisse : ZURICH
44
Flock female : EWE
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Sequence with two hyphens: Abbr. : SSN
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Anderson who directed "Fantastic Mr. Fox" : WES
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Bird sound : COO
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Very willing : GLAD
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Half-___ (coffee order) : CAF
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Rockefeller Center muralist : SERT
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[See circled letters] : COMMERCIALCOW
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Went downhill : GOTWORSE
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Neighbor of Suriname : GUYANA
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Male gland : PROSTATE
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Santa's little ___ : HELPER
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[See circled letters] : ABREEZE
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Rendezvous : TRYSTS
Down
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Less convoluted : PLAINER
2
Bureaucratic hoops : REDTAPE
3
Roundish with an irregular border : AMOEBIC
4
They're standard : NORMS
5
Online tech news resource : CNET
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Epiphanies : EYEOPENERS
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Fire drill activity, briefly : EVAC
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So so? : VERY
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Old Apple product marketed to schools : EMAC
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Gets perfectly : NAILS
11
Ward worker : ORDERLY
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Einstein's "never" : NIE
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Good listener? : EAR
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"A Clockwork Orange" narrator : ALEX
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N.H.L. great Patrick : ROY
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"My country, ___ ..." : TIS
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Balance provider, for short : ATM
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Parts of el día : HORAS
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Big D cager : MAV
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Struggle over a purse : PRIZEFIGHT
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Start of a spelling? : HOCUS
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Anti-Bond org. : KGB
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___ Park (Pirates' stadium) : PNC
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Gen ___ : XER
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A in German class? : EIN
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Do a dog trick : BEG
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Cobbler's need : AWL
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It has many rods : REACTOR
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Ones at the pole positions? : ICECAPS
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Princess' headwear : CORONET
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Active military conflicts : HOTWARS
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W.W. II female : WAC
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Use a divining rod : DOWSE
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Algonquian tribe : CREE
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How a card sharp plays : SLYLY
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Bit of dust : MOTE
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Jason who sang "I'm Yours," 2008 : MRAZ
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90° from sur : ESTE
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Violinist Leopold : AUER
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No. with a decimal : GPA
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Celestial body : ORB

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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