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New York Times, Friday, March 14, 2014

Magazine industry's equivalent of a Pulitzer

Author:
Alan Olschwang
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alan Olschwang

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJQZ} Spans: 8, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Olschwang. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Alan Olschwang notes:
I have been creating puzzles since 1994. This is my 10th Times puzzle. Most have been of today's type, a non-themed (Friday or ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
An impressive number of grid-spanners in today's construction, the likes I haven't seen for quite a while. Not just a triple-stack ... read more
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© 2014, The New York Times3/14/14 ( No. 23,502 )

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Across
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Did some above-average work : GOTAB
6
Doesn't just tear up : SOBS
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One way to get the beat going? : CPR
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Master, in Mysore : SAHIB
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Hostiles : ENEMY
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"Well, well, well!" : OHO
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He may be trying to unload crates : USEDCARSALESMAN
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"Am ___ France?": King Lear : IIN
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Jeans reinforcer : RIVET
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They're easily fleeced : SAPS
23
Chinese dish eponym : TSO
24
See 39-Across : AMICI
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Magazine industry's equivalent of a Pulitzer : ELLIE
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Not nixed : OKD
29
Composition of some wreaths : CONES
31
Living or dead follower : END
32
Yom Kippur War setting : SINAI
34
Dam designer: Abbr. : ENGR
35
Vet : EXGI
36
Mutating, highly resistant microbe : ANDROMEDASTRAIN
39
Lang. in which "friends" is 24-Across : ITAL
40
Start of an intermission? : ENTR
41
Boo Boo Bear's co-creator : HANNA
42
"___ name I love" ("America" lyric) : THY
43
Shop spinner : LATHE
44
Campus letter : ETA
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Fence alternative : HEDGE
47
Old paper parts : ROTOS
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Monitor option, for short : LCD
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"___ back!" : WERE
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Kind of training done by music majors : AURAL
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The shorter you are? : YER
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Tend to work without a net : LIVEDANGEROUSLY
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He proclaimed "I shook up the world" : ALI
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Gervasi who directed 2012's "Hitchcock" : SACHA
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Shake in an opera house : TRILL
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Year Charles IX was born : MDL
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Rectangular paving stone : SETT
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Unlikely bruiser : SISSY
Down
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Test pilot's protection : GSUIT
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Mecca or Medina : OASIS
3
1985 Ralph McInerny novel : THENOONDAYDEVIL
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Support : AID
5
Longtime airer of "Any Questions?" : BBCRADIO
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Place for a delivery : SERVICEENTRANCE
7
Withdrawing words : ONSECONDTHOUGHT
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Withdrawing : BEATINGARETREAT
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Range of sizes, briefly : SML
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Mathematics branch associated with fractals : COMPLEXANALYSIS
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Establishing by degrees : PHASINGIN
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Jockey Turcotte : RON
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Many nods : YESES
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Biathlon need : AIM
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Cádiz condiment : SAL
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Twin Cities suburb : EDINA
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Jazz player Malone : KARL
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Places for quick operations, briefly : ERS
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Speaks to Shakespeare? : SAITH
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Not domestically : INTHEWILD
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"In principio ___ Verbum" : ERAT
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"Tell ___ story" : MEA
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Things to play with matches? : THESLOTS
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Its natives are called Loiners : LEEDS
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Master's seeker's hurdle, briefly : GRE
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Shell accessory : OAR
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Holders of many selfies : CELLS
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With no sparkle : DRYLY
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Flight for someone 8-Down : LAM
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Small power sources : AAS
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The Rams of the A-10 Conf. : URI

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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