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New York Times, Monday, April 14, 2014

Author:
Gareth Bain
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gareth Bain

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKQVZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Bain. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Gareth Bain notes:
This crossword is one of those cases where Will kind of deserves co-authorship. The original puzzle I sent to him featured a 16x15 ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Super-clean start to the week from a highly experienced constructor and reviewer over at Crossword Fiend. Today's theme uses three ... read more
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© 2014, The New York TimesNo. 0414 ( 23,533 )
Across
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Eve's mate : ADAM
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Bucket : PAIL
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Atmosphere of despondency : GLOOM
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Launcher of the Curiosity rover : NASA
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Major League Baseball family name : ALOU
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Cuban dance : RUMBA
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Famous debate words from Reagan to Carter : THEREYOUGOAGAIN
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Extreme happiness : ELATION
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Money outlay : EXPENSE
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Boatload : SLEW
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Always, in poetry : EER
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Yacht club locale : MARINA
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Sunbeams : RAYS
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Cartographer's drawing : MAP
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Not just overweight : OBESE
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Sported, as a sports jacket : WORE
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Unconscious state : COMA
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Churchill's description of the Royal Air Force during W.W. II : THEIRFINESTHOUR
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Deep-six : TOSS
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___ Korbut, 1972 Olympic gymnastics star : OLGA
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Cycle after wash : RINSE
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Mined metal : ORE
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Lavish affection (on) : DOTE
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Expired : LAPSED
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Mattress site : BED
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Homeowner's proof : DEED
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Caribbean island nation south of Martinique : STLUCIA
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May-December romance features : AGEGAPS
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Endorsement from Tony the Tiger : THEYREGRRRRREAT
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Golfer Palmer, to his "army" : ARNIE
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___ of passage : RITE
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Canal of song : ERIE
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"April Love" singer Pat : BOONE
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Yearn (for) : ACHE
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Wriggling bait : WORM
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Pay to play, as poker : ANTE
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Roald who wrote "James and the Giant Peach" : DAHL
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Sailing : ASEA
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Feature of many a gas station nowadays : MART
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D.J.'s bribe : PAYOLA
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"Home ___" (Macaulay Culkin film) : ALONE
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Gambler's note : IOU
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Olympic sled : LUGE
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Vine fruits : GRAPES
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German pistol : LUGER
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Gulf country : OMAN
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Geishas' sashes : OBIS
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What a lion has that a lioness lacks : MANE
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Former Disney chief Michael : EISNER
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Some daisies : OXEYES
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Treated badly : WRONGED
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"Semper Fidelis," for the U.S. Marines : MOTTO
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Hate, hate, hate : ABHOR
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Witherspoon of "Legally Blonde" : REESE
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Sister and wife of Osiris : ISIS
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Square footage : AREA
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Mars's Phobos and Deimos : MOONS
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Tickle : AMUSE
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Used a peeler on : PARED
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Droop, as flowers : WILT
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Word with potato or chocolate : CHIP
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Gourmet : FOODIE
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Wall Street worker : TRADER
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Official proclamation : DECREE
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Simon of "Uncle Tom's Cabin" : LEGREE
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Pay to play, as poker : BUYIN
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Third rock from the sun : EARTH
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Assault with a knife : STAB
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"Comin' ___ the Rye" : THRO
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Recently retired Jay : LENO
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Site of the Taj Mahal : AGRA
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Got bigger : GREW
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Prefix with dynamic : AERO
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Low poker holding : PAIR
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Bloom's support : STEM
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Ocasek of the Cars : RIC

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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