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New York Times, Thursday, April 18, 2013

Author:
Stu Ockman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Stu Ockman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 75, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Ockman. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jim Horne notes:

I've highlighted the meandering theme answers with the range of ALPs so you can see how nicely symmetric everything is.

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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0418 ( 23,172 )
Across
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"This bag is not ___" : ATOY
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Figures in statistics : MODES
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Film resident of Crab Key Island : DRNO
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Apple, e.g. : POME
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Instrument bearing the coat of arms of France's Charles IX : AMATI
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Go-between : MIDDLEMAN
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Pen pal? : FELON
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Futile : INVAIN
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Where seawater remains after an ebb : TIDALPOOL
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Quick refreshment : NAP
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Apricot relative : SLOE
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Psalm ender : SELAH
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Eleniak of "Baywatch" : ERIKA
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"___ Longstocking" : PIPPI
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Earth, e.g. : ORB
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Unethical law enforcement practice : RACIALPROFILING
39
Breathers : LULLS
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Strong irritation : IRE
42
___ charmed life : LEADA
43
Home of "The Nude Maja" : PRADO
44
Baseball, in America : NATIONALPASTIME
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Way to see the world? : ATLAS
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Early 12th-century year : MCIV
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Switzerland's ___ Gorge : AAR
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Engine's output : MECHANICALPOWER
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Illuminated from above : TOPLIT
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Divide up : ALLOT
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Shelf on a cliff : ROCKLEDGE
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Gunk : SLIME
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Da capo ___ : ARIA
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Push : TOUT
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Caught on video : TAPED
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Long writers' blocks? : LEGALPADS
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High points of which five are found going up in this puzzle : ALPS
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Accept, as an error : ADMIT
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Lopez with the 1965 hit "Lemon Tree" : TRINI
3
One way to see a movie : ONDVD
4
Big-eared "Star Wars" character : YODA
5
First tuba note? : OOM
6
Stickup man on "The Wire" : OMAR
7
Jay ___ Garage (popular automotive Web site) : LENOS
8
Partners in crime : MAFIOSI
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Western ___ : OMELET
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"Swans Reflecting Elephants" artist : DALI
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William and Harry attended it : ETON
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Turn state's evidence : SING
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Kind of colony : PENAL
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First part of a form to fill out : LINEA
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Ruckuses : FLAPS
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Historical name for New Guinea : PAPUA
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Water-___ : SKI
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Margaret Thatcher's middle name : HILDA
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U.S.S. ___ (W.W. II battleship) : IOWA
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TV neigh-sayer? : MRED
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River of Iberia : EBRO
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Leprechaun's home : ERIN
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Scarce, to Scipio : RARA
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Actor who made his film debut in "Breakin'," 1984 : ICET
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Señorita's silver : PLATA
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"April Theses" writer : LENIN
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Hosp. areas : ORS
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Tracked down : LOCATED
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Spoken, as evidence : PAROL
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Cry upon walking in the front door : IMHOME
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"Taxi" worker : LATKA
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Like some videos : VIRAL
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Perfume ingredient : ALDOL
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Exhume : DIGUP
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Doesn't strike out in the end : STETS
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Flag holder : MAST
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She, in Seville : ELLA
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Fast pace : CLIP
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Center : CORE
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"Fur Is Dead" org. : PETA
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Smoke : CIG

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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