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New York Times, Friday, April 18, 2014

"Add ___ a tiger's chaudron, / For the ingredients of our cauldron": Shak.

Author:
James Mulhern
Editor:
Will Shortz
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James Mulhern

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Mulhern. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
James Mulhern notes:
This puzzle began, as so many themeli (Jeff's note: what a great pluralization of "themeless"!) do, in the northwest, where a stroke ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Some really nice work today from James (who is now engaged!). Instead of the more typical triple stacks of 7's, 8's or 9's, he removes ... read more
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© 2014, The New York Times4/18/14 ( No. 23,537 )

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Across
1
"Definitely, dawg!" : FOSHIZZLE
10
Art enabled : CANST
15
Reading room : ATHENAEUM
16
Timeline segment : EPOCH
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Reward for knocking 'em dead : STANDINGO
18
Moving supply : LITHE
19
Bare peak : TOR
20
Before retitling: Abbr. : ORIG
21
"It" : GLAMOR
22
Drop : OMIT
24
Name dropper's phrase : ETALII
26
Cousin of -kin or -let : ULE
27
Unpaid babysitters, maybe : NANAS
29
"Property Virgins" cable channel : HGTV
30
"Out!" : SCAT
31
It's often described by horses : ENGINE
33
Regard : EYE
34
"And ___ the field the road runs by": Tennyson : THRO
35
Common loss after a breakup : INLAW
37
Rush : RUNAT
39
Clipper feature : MAST
41
It can be painful to pick up : TAB
43
Radio racket : PAYOLA
46
Parentheses, e.g. : ARCS
47
Slight : SNUB
49
Subject of the 2011 book "The Rogue" : PALIN
50
Grp. seeking to improve No Child Left Behind : NEA
51
"Pensées" philosopher : PASCAL
53
It might mean "hello" or "goodbye" to a driver : TOOT
54
Woodchuck, e.g. : MARMOT
56
Bradley with five stars : OMAR
58
Musician who co-founded Nutopia : ONO
59
Popular type option : ARIAL
60
"The Pentagon Papers" Emmy nominee : ALANARKIN
62
Verbal equivalent of a shrug : DUNNO
63
Something awful : LIKECRAZY
64
A couple of rounds in a toaster? : EGGOS
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Rain forest, e.g. : ECOSYSTEM
Down
1
Subtle trick : FASTONE
2
Easy chair accompanier : OTTOMAN
3
Philanthropic mantra : SHARINGISCARING
4
Blue symbol of Delaware : HEN
5
Prefix with Germanic : INDO
6
The Congolese franc replaced it : ZAIRE
7
Crest : ZENITH
8
What's often on wheels in an airport : LUGGAGE
9
Some punk : EMO
10
Parts of many chamber groups : CELLI
11
Pacific port : APIA
12
Visually uninspiring : NOTMUCHTOLOOKAT
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15-Across frequenter, maybe : SCHOLAR
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"Add ___ a tiger's chaudron, / For the ingredients of our cauldron": Shak. : THERETO
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"No more guesses?" : GIVEUP
23
Blots : TAINTS
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Astronomical distance: Abbr. : LTYR
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It's associated with Chris Rock and 30 Rock : SNL
30
Occupy : STAYAT
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Destroys insidiously : EATSAT
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Pales : WANS
38
More than nod : NAP
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Artificial : MANMADE
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Relative of a throw : AREARUG
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Country : BUCOLIC
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Hero-worship : LIONIZE
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Learn to teach? : ANTONYM
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Capital on the Niger : BAMAKO
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Some preppy wear : POLOS
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Left Turn Only and others : LANES
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A leader and follower? : MANO
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A little blue : RACY
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It can make you squiffy : ALE
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Monopoly quartet: Abbr. : RRS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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