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New York Times, Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Author:
Milo Beckman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Beckman. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Notepad: The circled letters in this puzzle, when read in the correct order, spell the name of a shape. The four unclued answers are common three-word phrases usually accompanied by this shape.
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0417 ( 22,806 )
Across
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Furniture on which a guest might sleep : SOFA
5
Some 24-hr. breakfast places : IHOPS
10
Magician's word : TADA
14
Resting at night : ABED
15
Military academy enrollee : CADET
16
Leave out : OMIT
17
[See note] : YOUAREHERE
19
Toothpaste flavor : MINT
20
Marsh plant : SEDGE
21
Founding owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers : ARTROONEY
23
Powerful connections : INS
25
Goofs : ERRORS
26
[See note] : USEOTHERDOOR
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Oriental, e.g. : RUG
33
Mount in Exodus : SINAI
34
Pair of ___ : SOCKS
38
Group of voters : BLOC
40
Pair of ___ : PANTS
42
Lash : WHIP
43
Food often eaten with chopsticks : SUSHI
45
Asian gambling mecca : MACAU
47
Have bills : OWE
48
[See note] : IMWITHSTUPID
51
Many a campaign event : SUPPER
54
"For ___ a jolly ..." : HES
55
Uncomfortable : ILLATEASE
59
Back in style : RETRO
63
Chew (on) : GNAW
64
[See note] : THISSIDEUP
66
___ Hari : MATA
67
Peace ___ : CORPS
68
Poe writing : TALE
69
Like volcanic fallout : ASHY
70
"Laughing" creature : HYENA
71
Black cat, to some : OMEN
Down
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"___ who?" : SAYS
2
Double-reeded instrument : OBOE
3
Long-term hostility : FEUD
4
A little faster than largo : ADAGIO
5
Word repeated before "Baby" in a hip-hop title : ICE
6
"Very funny" : HAHA
7
River separating Germany and Poland : ODER
8
Flippantly cocky : PERT
9
Dual-track, in a way : STEREO
10
Day when procrastination ends, supposedly : TOMORROW
11
___ acid (protein builder) : AMINO
12
Eatery : DINER
13
Lawyers: Abbr. : ATTYS
18
Is a tenant : RENTS
22
Some medals for Spanish athletes : OROS
24
The Titanic, e.g. : SHIP
26
City, to Cicero : URBS
27
Original "Star Trek" helmsman : SULU
28
They may need boosting : EGOS
29
As a friend, to François : ENAMI
30
Assaulted, in a way : RANAT
31
Leave behind, informally : DITCH
35
Cut of meat : CHOP
36
New Zealander : KIWI
37
Tore : SPED
39
Ruin bit by bit, with "at" : CHIPAWAY
41
Pageant wrap : SASH
44
TV's "How ___ Your Mother" : IMET
46
Wombs : UTERI
49
Sad sort : WRETCH
50
Familiar with : USEDTO
51
Summation symbol in math : SIGMA
52
They're below elbows : ULNAS
53
"The Colossus and Other Poems" poet : PLATH
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Sailor's call : AHOY
57
Beget : SIRE
58
Presenter of many game shows? : ESPN
60
Jets or Nets : TEAM
61
Reign : RULE
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"Yes, we're ___" : OPEN
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Govt. insurer of seniors : SSA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle.

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