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New York Times, Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Author:
Alan DerKazarian
Editor:
Will Shortz
Common deli order ... or a literal occurrence five times in this puzzle
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Alan DerKazarian

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. DerKazarian. Tuesday freshness: 93%
Alan DerKazarian notes:
Whereas my first three NYT crosswords were published within one or two months of their acceptance, this little guy sat around for ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
During my solve, I was wondering if Alan was in the process of furnishing a home. After seeing a DRYER and then a FRYER, I turned up a ... read more
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© 2016, The New York Times4/12/16 ( No. 24,262 )
Across
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Playwright Fugard : ATHOL
6
Airline to Stockholm : SAS
9
Narnia nabob : ASLAN
14
SeaWorld attraction : SHAMU
15
Legendary boy king : TUT
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Belt holder : CHAMP
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Fast-food kitchen fixture : FRYER
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A retirement party might toast the end of one : ERA
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Jon of "Two and a Half Men" : CRYER
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Anthem preposition : OER
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Heartthrob Zac : EFRON
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Kind of admiral : REAR
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Dancer and Prancer : REINDEER
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Drill attachment with teeth : SAWBIT
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Like a fully initiated Mafia member : MADE
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Like good soil : LOAMY
31
Place for a chaise longue : DECK
32
Culinarian who cries "Bam!" : EMERIL
34
Bunker fill : SAND
36
Eastern path : TAO
37
Tip, as a hat : DOFF
39
Brief admission of responsibility : IDID
41
"The Racer's Edge" : STP
44
Sandwich with toothpicks : CLUB
46
Look for truffles as a pig might : ROOTLE
50
Faux : SHAM
52
National alternative : ALAMO
54
Relative of "Smash!" : WHAM
55
Most twisted, as humor : WRYEST
57
Common deli order ... or a literal occurrence five times in this puzzle : HAMONRYE
59
"Shoot!" : OHNO
60
53-Down product : DRYER
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Always, poetically : EER
62
Say something bleep-worthy : SWEAR
63
Bran source : OAT
64
___ of Strength (Festivus rite) : FEATS
66
Firearm, slangily : PIECE
67
Actress Long : NIA
68
"Is there no ___ this?" : ENDTO
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Longest continental range in the world : ANDES
70
Director Lee : ANG
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Either of the twin child stars of "Full House" : OLSEN
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"In my opinion ..." : ASFORME
2
Time to which you "spring forward" in daylight saving : THREEAM
3
Tractor-drawn fall activity : HAYRIDE
4
Kipling's "Follow Me ___" : OME
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Brought in : LURED
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Non-mono, say : STEREO
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Night lights : AURORAS
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"South Park" boy : STAN
9
Capital of Ghana : ACCRA
10
Sharp : SHREWD
11
Wager : LAYABET
12
Another name for "My Country, 'Tis of Thee" : AMERICA
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"All Things Considered" network : NPR
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Didn't land, as a joke : FELLFLAT
25
Dorkmeister : NERD
26
Pattern of symptoms : SYNDROME
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Fight-ending letters : TKO
30
___ tai : MAI
33
Quadrennial games org. : IOC
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One worshiped in Rome : DIO
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Suffix with pocket : FUL
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In the dumps : DOWN
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Opposite NNE : SSW
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Add haphazardly : THROWIN
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Give careful attention : PAYHEED
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Kingdom on the Persian Gulf : BAHRAIN
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Clothes, slangily : THREADS
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Complete outfit for a newborn : LAYETTE
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Poet/essayist who wrote "To be great is to be misunderstood" : EMERSON
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Threaten : MENACE
53
Kenmore alternative : MAYTAG
56
Tender spots : SORES
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"___ ed Euridice" (Gluck opera) : ORFEO
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Spanish lady : DONA
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Where one might hear oohs and aahs : SPA
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Blowup: Abbr. : ENL

Answer summary:
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