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New York Times, Saturday, September 22, 2012

Author:
Kristian House
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kristian House

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JXZ} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. House. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0922 ( 22,964 )
Across
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"Seinfeld" holiday that begins with the Airing of Grievances : FESTIVUS
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Uphold : AFFIRM
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Function-canceling setting : OVERRIDE
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Strive to get : VIEFOR
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25-Across-interrupting cry : GETAROOM
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Fulfills a take-out order? : ERASES
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___-voiced : GRAVEL
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Deep-seated : INNER
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Old-style oath : EGAD
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See 35-Down : OUT
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See 17-Across : PDA
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Tag issuer, briefly : DMV
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Women with similar habits? : SISTERHOOD
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Settings of many schools : REEFS
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One "caught" on grainy film : SASQUATCH
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Important name in Chinese history : ENLAI
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Prefix with consumer : ECO
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Short-billed marsh bird : CRAKE
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What a construction worker may bolt down : SACKLUNCH
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One whose checks should be chucked? : KITER
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Summer threshold? : SCREENDOOR
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Literary salute : ODE
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Naval petty officer, briefly : YEO
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Vietnam's ___ Dinh Diem : NGO
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Boob : TWIT
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Warehouses : STOWS
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Diners are full of them : AROMAS
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Like some turkeys and geese, to cooks : BASTED
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Genre for Iggy Pop : PUNKROCK
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Young celebrity socialite : ITGIRL
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Afoot : UNDERWAY
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Holder in front of a tube : TVTRAY
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Many leads, ultimately : DEADENDS
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Literary world traveler : FOGG
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Mindful leader? : EVER
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___ course : SETA
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Section between crossbeams : TRAVE
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Like some cut-rate mdse. : IRREG
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Orchestral section : VIOLAS
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Japanese vegetable : UDO
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Long hauler : SEMI
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Show set in an "outer-outer borough" of New York : AVENUEQ
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What comes out when things go up? : FIRETRUCK
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Chicken quality : FEAR
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They're unclear : IFS
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Some eggs : ROE
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Title box choice : MRS
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Medium-to-poor : NOTSOHOT
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Pull funding from : DISENDOW
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Ingredient in colcannon, along with cabbage : POTATO
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Cut : DOCKED
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Not come unglued? : ADHERE
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Fancy : DRESSY
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Virus or hurricane, e.g. : MENACE
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Invention inspired by burs : VELCRO
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Defendant in a much-publicized 1920s trial : SACCO
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Mata ___ : HARI
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With 24-Across, bluff : FAKE
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It ended in the early 1930s : SILENTERA
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Way too early : UNGODLY
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Land near the Equator : RWANDA
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Sore : IRKED
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Dodgers manager before Mattingly : TORRE
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Brouhaha : STIR
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25-Down, informally : SPUD
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Like cut greens : MOWN
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It may be mil. : ACAD
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"___ the Limit" (Temptations album) : SKYS
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Driller : BIT
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Safari wheels : ATV
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Driller: Abbr. : SGT
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Champagne article : UNE

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

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