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USE IT OR LOSE IT

New York Times, Sunday, April 24, 2011

Author:
Caleb Madison and J.A.S.A. Crossword Class
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Caleb Madison

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 69 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Madison. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0424 ( 22,447 )
Across
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Fix, as a program : DEBUG
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Water skimmers : OARS
10
Nickname for Baryshnikov : MISHA
15
Gds. : MDSE
19
Steve McQueen's ex-wife and co-star in "The Getaway" : ALIMACGRAW
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Vogue's Wintour and others : ANNAS
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Kind of torch : TIKI
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Electrical paths in New York City? : BIGAPPLECIRCUITS
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They're always charged : FEES
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Flap : ADO
27
Poet's "before" : ERE
28
D preceder : CSHARP
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Divert : AMUSE
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Deux of these are better than un : TETES
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Spill a Cuban drink? : LOSEONESMOJITO
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Shelter that's often octagonal : GAZEBO
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Housing for the homeless: Abbr. : SRO
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Pit crew's supply : TIRES
41
One who says "Beg your pardon" after stepping on your toes? : POLITEDANCER
47
Mordant Mort : SAHL
49
"Exodus" hero : ARI
50
Father of Deimos and Phobos, in myth : ARES
51
Seedcase that inspired Velcro : BUR
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Scot's "own" : HAE
53
Noblewoman : PEERESS
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Dorm heads, for short : RAS
56
Mmes., in Iberia : SRAS
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Speak on C-Span, say : ORATE
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Burn cause : LYE
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Gentleman's partner : SCHOLAR
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Preachers' lies? : PULPITFICTION
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Get up? : ELATE
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Subj. of modern mapping : DNA
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Bust planner, in brief : DEA
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Sly sort? : RAMBO
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What a mashed potato serving may have? : CENTEROFGRAVY
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"Sock it to me!" show : LAUGHIN
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Unbar, to the Bard : OPE
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High-end camera : LEICA
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Superior body? : LAKE
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Abbr. unlikely to start of a sentence : ETC
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Revolutionary? : ORBITAL
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Continuing plot in a TV series : ARC
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"___ Did It" (2007 memoir) : IFI
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Cookie first baked in Manhattan's Chelsea district : OREO
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"Confiteor ___ omnipotenti" (Latin prayer starter) : DEO
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"Understood, man" : IDIG
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Hairdresser's first do? : LEARNERSPERM
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Luggage attachment : IDTAG
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Cartoon exclamation : EEK
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One way to serve café : AULAIT
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Author Amy's family squabble? : CLASHOFTHETANS
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Our sun's type : GSTAR
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Baker or Loos : ANITA
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Pizza topping : SALAMI
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FICA fig. : SSN
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Prefix with metric : ISO
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"It won't hurt ___" : ABIT
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The Miracles? : SMOKEYANDTHEBAND
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Ball boy? : DESI
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Like a bagel : TORIC
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Homey's rep : STREETCRED
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Mtn. stats : ALTS
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Shakespeare's "spot" : SEEST
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Tofu sources : SOYS
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Spine-tingling : SCARY
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Blot with gauze, say : DABAT
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Pass over : ELIDE
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One who sees everything in black and white? : BIGOT
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Actress Thurman : UMA
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Regards in wonderment : GAPESAT
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Rubberneck : OGLE
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Art, nowadays : ARE
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Rocky of song : RACCOON
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Tell, e.g. : SWISS
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Asian gambling mecca : MACAO
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Stores after cremation : INURNS
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Long-range shooters : SNIPERS
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Word after high or top : HAT
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Source of Indian tea : ASSAM
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Volcano near Aokigahara forest : MTFUJI
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Mass part : DIESIRAE
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Bitin' things : SKEETERS
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___ for elephant : EIS
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Red Cross course, briefly : CPR
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Line score inits. : RHE
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Group with the 6x platinum album "Dr. Feelgood" : MOTLEYCRUE
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Backing: Var. : EGIS
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Bent beams : LBARS
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Some flakes : SOAP
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Suffix with psych- : OSIS
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Whistle-blower, in slang : ZEBRA
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Facebook co-founder Saverin : EDUARDO
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3.26 light-years : PARSEC
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Sibyl, for one : ORACLE
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Writer Eda : LESHAN
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Chinese dynasty during the time of Confucius : CHOU
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Marquess's subordinate : EARL
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Sow's counterpart : REAP
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Prefix with port : HELI
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Change the price on : RETAG
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Bedtime comment : SLEEPTIGHT
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Neaten : TIDY
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Season in le soleil? : ETE
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First German emperor of Italy : OTTOI
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Runner : PAGE
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Mideast nosh : FALAFEL
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Announcement upon arriving : IMHERE
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___ dictum (incidental remark) : OBITER
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Sarge, e.g. : NONCOM
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CBS's "The ___ Today" : NFL
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Audition (for) : READ
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100 Iranian dinars : RIAL
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Israeli seaport : ACRE
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Cow, in Cádiz : VACA
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Director Kurosawa : AKIRA
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Comics character who said "Big sisters are the crab grass in the lawn of life" : LINUS
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Keatsian, e.g. : ODIC
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Johnnie Walker variety : REDLABEL
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Plant manager? : BOTANIST
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Willingly : LIEF
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Chooses : OPTS
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Start to boil over? : GETSORE
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Met by chance : RANINTO
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Intaglio seals : SIGNETS
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If nothing changes : ASITIS
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Base wear? : KHAKIS
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They have hops : OASTS
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Choose : ELECT
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Scotland's Firth of ___ : TAY
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Rake in : AMASS
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Sash go-with : TIARA
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"Rich Man, Poor Man" Emmy winner : ASNER
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Actor McDowall : RODDY
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Jeanne et Julie, e.g.: Abbr. : STES
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Any boat : SHE
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___ Lovelace, computer programming pioneer : ADA
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___ Szyslak of "The Simpsons" : MOE
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Dull : DRY
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E-mail add-on : BCC

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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