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New York Times, Monday, February 6, 2017

Author:
Andy Hinz
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Andy Hinz

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Hinz. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Andy Hinz notes:
This puzzle was a huge learning experience for me. I worked on dozens of iterations of the theme answers, originally wanting to ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Debut! Andy gives us HIDDEN CAMERAs, i.e. CANON, SONY, NIKON hidden across phrases. PRISON YARD is a snazzy phrase, evoking images of ... read more
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© 2017, The New York TimesNo. 0206 ( 24,562 )
Across
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Submissive : MEEK
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Heading on a list of errands : TODO
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Moon-related : LUNAR
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Church recess : APSE
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Iris's place in the eye : UVEA
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Make amends (for) : ATONE
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Food grown in a paddy : RICE
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Transport for Huck Finn : RAFT
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Days of the week in a calendar heading : MTWTF
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"Keeping my fingers crossed" : ICANONLYHOPE
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Chilled jelly dishes : ASPICS
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Philosopher and social activist West : CORNEL
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Follow : ENSUE
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Gabriel García Márquez novel "Love in the Time of ___" : CHOLERA
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Chunk of ice in the ocean : BERG
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Exercise area for convicts : PRISONYARD
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Prefix with skeleton : EXO
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Dictator ___ Amin : IDI
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___ v. Wade : ROE
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First satellite to orbit Earth : SPUTNIKONE
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Swiss capital : BERN
44
Attaches by rope, as a ball to a pole : TETHERS
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Rolling Stones album "Get Yer ___ Out!" : YAYAS
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Place to wear one's heart, in a phrase : SLEEVE
48
Employee at a perfumery : TESTER
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Common security device ... or a feature of 20-, 33- or 38-Across : HIDDENCAMERA
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Edible mushroom : MOREL
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Out on the ocean : ASEA
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Graph line : AXIS
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Dentist's tool : DRILL
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Book between Matthew and Luke : MARK
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Color shade : TINT
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Recurrent theme : TROPE
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Naked : NUDE
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"___ small world after all" : ITSA
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Santa ___ (one of Columbus's ships) : MARIA
2
"Iliad" and "Odyssey," for two : EPICS
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Means of getaway : ESCAPEROUTE
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Loudly lamenting : KEENING
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Appears after being lost : TURNSUP
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Egg-shaped : OVAL
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Challenge : DEFY
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Inauguration recitation : OATH
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National ___, bygone humor magazine : LAMPOON
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Downright : UTTERLY
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Immediately : NOW
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Aardvark's morsel : ANT
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Coin flipper at the Super Bowl, informally : REF
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Mil. training academy : OCS
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Spanish eight : OCHO
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Something to look for in an emergency : NEARESTEXIT
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Goof : ERROR
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Weighed down (with) : LADEN
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Actor Estrada and others : ERIKS
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TV procedural set in the Big Apple : CSINY
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Defeats : BESTS
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Kick out of school : EXPEL
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Words at the altar : IDO
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2011 Oscar-nominated picture set in 1960s Mississippi : THEHELP
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1930s British P.M. Chamberlain : NEVILLE
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Ticked off : IRED
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What Marie Antoinette supposedly said to "let them" do : EATCAKE
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Indian variety of 17-Across : BASMATI
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Nay's opposite : YEA
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Brockovich and Burnett : ERINS
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Many a reggae musician, informally : RASTA
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Send to hell : DAMN
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Biblical son of Isaac : ESAU
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Jock's antithesis : NERD
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Summer hours in Denver: Abbr. : MDT
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Bobby who played 10 seasons with the Boston Bruins : ORR
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___ Grande : RIO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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