This past week NYRR had addressed the cancelled 2012 NYC Marathon will count as a 9+1 race qualifier. But, NYRR still has yet to address whether runners that qualify by finishing 15 previous NYC Marathon streaks will be intact. It would stink if runners would lose this means of qualifying for the NYC Marathon.
From the ING NYC Marathon site:
Qualifying by finishing 15 previous New York City Marathons. The ING New York City Marathon offers eligibility for guaranteed entry to runners who have finished 15 or more New York City Marathons