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New York Times, Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Author:
Peter Broda
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter Broda

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQVZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Broda. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0416 ( 23,170 )
Across
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Bring under control : REININ
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Surrounded by : AMID
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Handicapper's spot, for short : OTB
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One of the Shrivers : EUNICE
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Like a day in June, according to Lowell : RARE
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Prefix with platonic : NEO
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"Harry Potter" antagonist and namesakes : DRACOS
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Proceed on all fours, in a way : CRABWALK
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Butterfly alternative : BACKSTROKE
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Place with a talking serpent : EDEN
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Made in ___ : USA
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Drink with a head : ALE
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Allstate competitor : GEICO
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Someone who has it can't say it : LISP
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Blow out : EXHALE
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Level the playing field? : MOW
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See 27-Down : LATIN
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Panache : ELAN
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Ambulance letters : EMS
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File for Chapter 11 ... or do an 18-, 20-, 60- or 64-Across : GOBELLYUP
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Confession in a confessional : SIN
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"Get ___!" : REAL
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Gomorrah's sister city : SODOM
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Suffix with lex- : EME
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"Precious" or "heavy" things : METALS
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Cabana wear : ROBE
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Horizontal graph line : XAXIS
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It may be high or low in blackjack : ACE
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Believer's suffix : IST
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Army three-stripers: Abbr. : SGTS
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Caribbean party event : LIMBODANCE
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Decathlon event : HIGHJUMP
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Stay awhile : LINGER
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Number that's its own square : ONE
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Moisturizer additive : ALOE
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Old McDonnell Douglas aircraft : DCNINE
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Signer's need : PEN
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Provider of a leg up? : RUNG
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Like Cheech & Chong, in most of their movies : STONED
Down
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Popular energy drink : REDBULL
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Landmass that spans over 180 degrees of longitude : EURASIA
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How some broken bones are set : INACAST
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"Jolly old" saint : NICK
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Twenty: Prefix : ICOSA
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Hot Pockets maker : NESTLE
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With the bow, in music : ARCO
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Grade, as papers : MARK
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"Dies ___" : IRAE
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Girl with a ball : DEB
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Quick way to turn or stop : ONADIME
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Verizon or Sprint : TELECOM
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Onetime catchphrase for athlete Jackson : BOKNOWS
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Itty-bitty : WEE
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Common dog name : REX
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The "Homo" in Homo sapiens : GENUS
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With 33-Across, ixnay or amscray : PIG
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Very, slangily : HELLA
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The whole enchilada : ALL
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Install, as tile : LAY
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Expected outcomes : NORMS
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Scripps-sponsored event for kids : BEE
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Munch on : EAT
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___ favor : POR
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Store for couples, maybe : SEXSHOP
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1971 hit with the lyric "You may say I'm a dreamer" : IMAGINE
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Like many newly unveiled electronics, casually : NEXTGEN
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Murdering : DOINGIN
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Bleep-worthy, say : OBSCENE
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Like much urban street parking : METERED
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Photo ___ : LAB
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Chews out : SCOLDS
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Suffix with fiend : ISH
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Command from on high : EDICT
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Ripsnorter : LULU
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"That's my cue!" : IMON
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Compressed video file format : MPEG
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The "A" in A.D. : ANNO
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Peanut butter purchase : JAR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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