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New York Times, Friday, March 10, 2017

Leonardo da Vinci drawing featuring superimposed body positions

Author:
Pawel Fludzinski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Fludzinski. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Pawel Fludzinski notes:
This puzzle is my first themeless in the New York Times. A humbling experience — the bar is very high. Without theme entries to ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Twelve-letter answers are the bane of themeless constructors (along with 13s and 14s). Black squares are so precious in themelesses, ... read more
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© 2017, The New York Times3/10/17 ( No. 24,594 )
Across
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Powerful singer's asset, informally : SETOFPIPES
11
Prophet in the Book of Mormon : LEHI
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Gelato alternative : ITALIANICE
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Like ___ of worms : ACAN
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Pioneer in heliocentric theory : COPERNICUS
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Fishing floats : BOBS
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Baht : Thailand :: ___ : Laos : KIP
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+, $ or @ : SIGN
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Observed visiting : SEENAT
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Imperial sticks, say : OLEO
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San Francisco's ___ Tower : COIT
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Dismal turnout : NOONE
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End of a letter : SERIF
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Backstage Broadway worker : COSTUMER
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Unmitigated disaster, in slang : DUMPSTERFIRE
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Jeanne d'Arc, e.g.: Abbr. : STE
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Raptors' home: Abbr. : TOR
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Shoebox spec : EEE
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Second-in-command at a corp. : COO
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Leonardo da Vinci drawing featuring superimposed body positions : VITRUVIANMAN
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Very light : ETHEREAL
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They roll in : TIDES
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Erie or Miami : TRIBE
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D.C. tourist destination : MALL
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Senate majority leader who succeeded Dole : LOTT
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The house of Versace? : LACASA
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Vanquish : ROUT
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Bucolic expanse : LEA
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Having a scrap : ATIT
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John Nash's field of mathematics : GAMETHEORY
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Narrow margin : NOSE
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A question of cosmology : AREWEALONE
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Mime and puppetry, e.g. : ARTS
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Went door to door? : SIDESWIPED
Down
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Twisted types : SICKOS
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Cannes star : ETOILE
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CNN newsman Jake : TAPPER
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Copa Mundial cry : OLE
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You may visit a lot of them before Christmas : FIRS
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Kind of attack : PANIC
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Covent Garden architect Jones : INIGO
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Spreads out in a park? : PICNICS
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Euro forerunner : ECU
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Time in therapy, e.g.: Abbr. : SESS
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Shia who's not a Muslim : LABEOUF
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Cost-effective : ECONOMIC
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Cayenne's hotter cousin : HABANERO
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Like much FM radio : INSTEREO
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Implore : ENTREAT
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Human appendage? : OID
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"Count ___" (calming advice) : TOTEN
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They're traded in the Chicago Board of Trade : FUTURES
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Feel : SEEM
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Affect : MOVE
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Hector's father : PRIAM
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2015 Literature Nobelist Alexievich : SVETLANA
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Certain chemistry lab apparatus : TITRATOR
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Immanuel Kant, for one : ETHICIST
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Purchase incentives : REBATES
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In a 6-Down : ALARMED
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It's nothing : NIL
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Bit of computer programming executed repeatedly : DOLOOP
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Perpetual, poetically : ETERNE
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Didn't take off : STAYED
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"Brigadoon" composer : LOEWE
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Theorbos, e.g. : LUTES
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Ottoman chiefs : AGAS
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Soften : THAW
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Cardinals' home: Abbr. : ARI
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"My God!," as cried by Jesus : ELI

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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