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New York Times, Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Author:
Emily Carroll
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Emily Carroll

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Carroll. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Emily Carroll notes:
Classically, I think of going Dutch as going 50/50 on a bill. In an ideal world the long theme answers would be phrases that split ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Emily SPLITs THE BILL today, using themers with famous Bills at their ends. Fun to get Bill GATES at the ends of GUESSTIMATES, a fun ... read more
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© 2017, The New York TimesNo. 0412 ( 24,627 )
Across
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"Don't be such a baby!" : MANUP
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Divest (of) : RID
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Easy gaits : LOPES
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O'Connor's Supreme Court successor : ALITO
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Comedian Schumer : AMY
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All thumbs : INEPT
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Longtime name on NBC's "Today" : ROKER
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Home to the Kennedy Space Center, familiarly : CANAVERAL
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Ballpark figures : GUESSTIMATES
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Actors Helms and Harris : EDS
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Opposite of trans-, with respect to gender : CIS
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A welcome sight? : MAT
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Ruckus : ADO
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Unwanted guest : HOMEINVADER
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Some run to get in it : SHAPE
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Inc., abroad : LTD
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Euro denomination : CENT
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Black Tuesday event : WALLSTREETCRASH
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Sheltered from the wind : ALEE
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Latin word after post or ad : HOC
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Correo ___ (Spanish airmail) : AEREO
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Any one of the stars of "Duck Soup" : MARXBROTHER
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Grp. once led by Arafat : PLO
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Existential statement : IAM
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Bonus sports periods, for short : OTS
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W.W. II female : WAC
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Go Dutch ... or a hint to 20-, 28-, 37- and 44-Across : SPLITTHEBILL
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Toronto athlete : MAPLELEAF
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Kate's sitcom housemate : ALLIE
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Chipped in, in a way : ANTED
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B'way posting : SRO
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Stopwatch : TIMER
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Eats like a rodent : GNAWS
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Old sailor : TAR
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Beat handily : SPANK
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Homer's love : MARGE
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One way to think : ALOUD
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Adidas alternatives : NIKES
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Four Corners-area tribe : UTES
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Cayman and Cayenne : PORSCHES
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"To Kill a Mockingbird" theme : RACISM
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Muslim leader : IMAM
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"Awesome!" : DYNAMITE
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Broadcast shown as it happens : LIVETV
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Tip jar fillers : ONES
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___ capita : PER
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Org. concerned with ecology : EPA
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Cardinal's letters : STL
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T-Mobile rival : ATANDT
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Padre's hermano : TIO
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"Be ___ ..." (request starter) : ADEAR
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Not too quick on the uptake : DENSE
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Prefix with -pedic : ORTHO
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Campaign poster word : ELECT
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Realtor's unit : ACRE
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Overwhelm : SWAMP
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Like much food cart meat : HALAL
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Old Olds : ALERO
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Movie trailer? : PLEX
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One in bondage : THRALL
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Least cramped : ROOMIEST
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Buckets, perhaps : CARSEATS
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Ostriches and kangaroos, e.g. : BIPEDS
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Lusting after : HOTFOR
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Biblical suffix : ETH
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One of the Flintstones : WILMA
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1979 sci-fi thriller : ALIEN
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Court employee : CLERK
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Killed, as a dragon : SLEW
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Gold-medal skater Lipinski : TARA
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Dot on a radar screen : BLIP
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Outside or InStyle, in brief : MAG
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___ Arbor, Mich. : ANN
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"Harper Valley ___" (1968 #1 hit) : PTA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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