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New York Times, Tuesday, April 12, 2016

10-Down : Sharp

Author:
Alan DerKazarian
Editor:
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. DerKazarian. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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
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Airline to Stockholm : SAS
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Narnia nabob : ASLAN
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SeaWorld attraction : SHAMU
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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
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Place for a chaise longue : DECK
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Culinarian who cries "Bam!" : EMERIL
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Bunker fill : SAND
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Eastern path : TAO
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Tip, as a hat : DOFF
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Brief admission of responsibility : IDID
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"The Racer's Edge" : STP
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Sandwich with toothpicks : CLUB
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Look for truffles as a pig might : ROOTLE
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Faux : SHAM
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National alternative : ALAMO
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Relative of "Smash!" : WHAM
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Most twisted, as humor : WRYEST
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Common deli order ... or a literal occurrence five times in this puzzle : HAMONRYE
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"Shoot!" : OHNO
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53-Down product : DRYER
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Always, poetically : EER
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Say something bleep-worthy : SWEAR
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Bran source : OAT
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___ of Strength (Festivus rite) : FEATS
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Firearm, slangily : PIECE
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Actress Long : NIA
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"Is there no ___ this?" : ENDTO
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Longest continental range in the world : ANDES
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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
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Time to which you "spring forward" in daylight saving : THREEAM
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Tractor-drawn fall activity : HAYRIDE
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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
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Capital of Ghana : ACCRA
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Sharp : SHREWD
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Wager : LAYABET
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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
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Dorkmeister : NERD
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Pattern of symptoms : SYNDROME
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Fight-ending letters : TKO
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___ tai : MAI
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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
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Kenmore alternative : MAYTAG
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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: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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