New York Times, Thursday, April 2, 2015

Author: Joe Krozel and Timothy Polin
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe Krozel
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Timothy Polin
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 61, Blocks: 48 Missing: {FJQVYZ} Spans: 4, (1 triple stack) Grid is asymmetric This is puzzle # 75 for Mr. Krozel. This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Polin. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

Constructor notes: TIM: Joe and I found two theme arrangements that allowed us to finish this puzzle. Because we weren't sure which grid Will and Joel ... more
Jeff Chen notes: Cool pattern! Totally brought me back to a Krozel from a few years ago, his famous (or infamous, depending on your perspective) LIES ... more
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© 2015, The New York Times
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1. [One arrangement of the letters in the grid] : CABANAS
8. Jaffe and Barrett : RONAS
13. Victor Herbert's "Babes in Toyland," e.g. : OPERETTA
15. Action of a flipper : RESALE
16. Censor : BLEEPOUT
17. Latino Walk of Fame locale, informally : EASTLA
18. Donald Duck, to his nephews : UNCA
19. People who've been framed? : PORTRAITS
21. [Another arrangement of the letters in the grid] : SEAL
22. The Beatles' "___ Mine" : IME
23. "What's this?!" : OHO
24. Give up the ghost : DIE
25. Favorable situation for sluggers : MENON
27. Royal Catherine : PARR
31. Some clones : PCS
32. Clear : ERASE
33. Protected from squalls : ALEE
34. 'Fore : ERE
35. Made one's desire clear, say : OGLED
36. Tears up : MUTILATES
38. Tom who played TV's Luke Duke : WOPAT
39. Titular rock band whose film's IMDb rating goes up to 11 rather than 10 : SPINALTAP
40. What may come after a long time? : AGO
41. Work out at the gym, say : GETEXERCISE
44. Accommodated, as passengers : SAT
45. Designer Gernreich : RUDI
46. "___ you what ..." : ITELL
47. "Sister, Sister" sister : TIA
48. ___ chief (mag. V.I.P.) : EDIN
49. Plants that are illegal to import : COCAS
50. Drive-___ : INS
51. Tiananmen Square demonstration suppressor : DENG
52. Krispy ___ : KREME
53. Tucson hrs. : MST
54. Angry cat's sound : SSS
55. When the French toast? : ETE
1. Cookout throwaway : COB
2. 100 : APLUS
3. Designer Geoffrey : BEENE
4. Tropical palm : ARECA
5. Landlocked land with only two neighbors : NEPAL
6. ___ Z : ATO
7. Classic late-night comedy bit : STUPIDPETTRICKS
8. [Another arrangement of the letters in the grid] : REAR
9. Thessaly's Mount ___ : OSSA
10. Baseball tag : NATIONALPASTIME
11. Naysayers? : ALLTHOSEAGAINST
12. Prepared exactly as one likes, say : SEASONEDTOTASTE
14. Core group? : ATOMICREACTORS
15. Out of commission?: Abbr. : RET
20. Movie candy? : REESESPIECES
25. ___ Mix : MEOW
26. [Another arrangement of the letters in the grid] : ERGO
27. Brought to financial ruin : PAUPERED
28. Your highness? : ALTITUDE
29. Brought under control : REINEDIN
30. Easeful : RELAXING
36. Dim sum additive : MSG
37. Order at a rathskeller : ALE
42. Tear into : SLAM
43. Further : ELSE

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