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New York Times, Saturday, September 11, 2010

Author:
Brad Wilber
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brad Wilber

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Wilber. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0911 ( 22,222 )

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Across
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1956 film that earned an Oscar nomination for 11-year-old Patty McCormack : THEBADSEED
11
Bond girl opposite Lazenby : RIGG
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Victorian conveyance : VELOCIPEDE
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Lofty beginning? : ACRO
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Campaign setting for Moshe Dayan : SUEZCRISIS
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Grant consideration : NEED
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Follower of directions : ERN
20
What a lei person might pick? : UKE
21
Sneeze triggers : TICKLES
23
Trees in the mint family : TEAKS
25
Player of Clouseau's superior : LOM
27
Yoga posture : ASANA
28
A catnap may not provide it : REMSLEEP
31
"McMillan & Wife" network : NBC
32
Protagonist bound for Mordor : FRODO
34
Basis of many positive IDs : DNA
35
The Warta's outlet : ODER
36
It often messes tresses : RAIN
37
"Candid Camera" co-host Jo Ann : PFLUG
39
Ancient humor : BILE
40
Situation a teen wants cleared up? : ACNE
41
"__ maior, minor cessat" : UBI
42
Boot : EJECT
44
Eldest of an Alcott quartet : MEG
45
Strongly protesting : UPINARMS
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Whitewater navigator? : STARR
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Post-Manhattan Project org. : AEC
50
Hardly wholesome : SEAMY
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Boho-chic accessory : HOBOBAG
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"___ plaintive anthem fades": Keats : THY
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Try one's suit on? : WOO
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Film critic Gleiberman : OWEN
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One often picked up after a split : REBOUNDGUY
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Become inseparable : MELD
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Person not credited for a save? : UNSUNGHERO
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East End greeting : ELLO
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High point of 1980 news : MTSTHELENS
Down
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Hospital room fixture : TVSET
2
3,600 secondes : HEURE
3
Classmate of Felicity on "Felicity" : ELENA
4
Name attached to some 1836 "Sketches" : BOZ
5
Like defendants : ACCUSED
6
Dagger : DIRK
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What barkers bark : SPIELS
8
Some wiring whizzes: Abbr. : EES
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Paste container? : EDITMENU
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First name in '50s comedy : DESI
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They're often closed in an emergency : RANKS
12
Like the Great Geysir : ICELANDIC
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What may encircle a rising chopper? : GREENBELT
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Churchyard, quaintly : GODSACRE
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Budgeting concern : CAP
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Coin with the monogram of King Harald V : KRONE
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Traditional : OLDLINE
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Handle final details of : MOPUP
30
Itching : EAGER
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First-class flight amenity : FACETOWEL
33
Trigger familiarity : RINGABELL
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Struggling with middle management? : OBESE
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Emphasizes with vehemence : RAMSHOME
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One on a big case : FBIAGENT
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Playwright who co-founded the Abbey Theatre : JMSYNGE
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L.A.-based music magazine : URB
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Misbehave : ACTOUT
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Many a Beethoven work : RONDO
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"That's a shame" : AWGEE
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Emulate Electra : MOURN
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Shows great instability : YOYOS
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Jack-in-the-pulpit, e.g. : ARUM
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"What the ...?" : HUNH
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Some four-year degs. : BSS
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FedEx rival : DHL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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