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New York Times, Saturday, March 18, 2017

Author:
Roland Huget
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Roland Huget

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 26 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Huget. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Roland Huget notes:
This puzzle was constructed in January 2015, and a revision was suggested in June 2015. After re-submission the revision was accepted ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Like Roland's others with similar grid designs, there are very few long (8+ letters) slots, but he does well with the ones he has: ... read more
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© 2017, The New York TimesNo. 0318 ( 24,602 )
Across
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Even faster than overnight : SAMEDAY
8
Creator of Bluto and Wimpy : ECSEGAR
15
From the heart, in Latin : EXANIMO
16
Heart : COURAGE
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He played an escaped convict in "We're No Angels" : ALDORAY
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Bad representation? : LUCIFER
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Bucket of bolts : CRATE
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Central U.S.'s ___ Plateau : OZARK
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Keys are found in it: Abbr. : FLA
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So-called "Caput Mundi" ("Head of the World") : ROME
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Phrase usually abbreviated : IDEST
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Longtime Cunard flagship, for short : QEII
26
Polymer add-on? : ASE
27
The Allegheny and Wabash, to the Ohio: Abbr. : TRIBS
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Succession in a board game : TURNS
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One for the record books : BESTEVER
31
"Clearly!" : SOISEE
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"How ludicrous!" : WHATAJOKE
34
Town in Connecticut's Gold Coast : DARIEN
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Tweak : FINETUNE
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Rte. that ends in 22-Across : USONE
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Lounge piece : DIVAN
43
Competitor of Baker's Joy : PAM
44
River of York : OUSE
45
"Death and the ___" (Bosch painting in the National Gallery of Art) : MISER
46
Confusion : HAZE
47
"The Cocktail Party" inits. : TSE
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With 9-Down, hit sitcom of the 1980s-'90s : NIGHT
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Prepare for a close-up : PANIN
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It could be a blooper : OUTTAKE
52
Like stars in a review : AWARDED
54
Longtime locals : NATIVES
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School address : LECTURE
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Commoner contemner : ELITIST
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One of a pair a gardener might wear : KNEEPAD
Down
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Marine 10-legger : SEACRAB
2
"Welcome to the Jungle" singer, 1988 : AXLROSE
3
Marie Curie and Irène Joliot-Curie, e.g. : MADAMES
4
Line online : ENOTE
5
More than serious : DIRE
6
Org. for many residents : AMA
7
Go in and out of middle management? : YOYODIET
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Mid-luxury Mercedes-Benz line : ECLASS
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See 48-Across : COURT
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Be lousy : SUCK
11
Form of the Italian verb "to be" : ERI
12
Set electricians : GAFFERS
13
Crow's-foot, e.g. : AGELINE
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Aggressive poker play : RERAISE
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Aquarium denizen with horizontal stripes : ZEBRAFISH
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1991 Daytona 500 winner Ernie : IRVAN
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Classroom command : QUIET
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Tickling response : TEHEE
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Coin at an arcade : TOKEN
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Packing supply : TWINE
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Whale facility : SONAR
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Cat's tongue : JIVETALK
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Photoshop color effect : DUOTONE
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Predictably : ASUSUAL
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Mozart contemporary Antonio ___ : ROSETTI
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Honest or respectable course : UPANDUP
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It ended after W.W. II : NAZIERA
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Like first drafts, usually : EMENDED
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Think over : DIGEST
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Studio equipment : MIKES
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"The Outcasts of Poker Flat" author : HARTE
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Pandorans in "Avatar" : NAVI
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Distance unit of about 30 inches : PACE
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European crested ___ : TIT
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___ Jiabao, 2003-13 premier of China : WEN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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