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New York Times, Saturday, April 2, 2016

Author:
Doug Peterson and Brad Wilber
Editor:
Will Shortz
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462/20/20066/6/202025
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1.63300
Doug Peterson
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522/19/20056/10/201925
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1.60001
Brad Wilber

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 39 for Mr. Peterson. This is puzzle # 48 for Mr. Wilber. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Constructor notes:
BRAD: So it falls to Doug and me to refute the dire promise of yesterday's puzzle! HOORAHS for us. Will provided delicious tweaks to ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
I love seeing Doug and Brad on a single byline. They're two of my favorite people in crosswordland, and the sheer diversity of answers ... read more
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© 2016, The New York TimesNo. 0402 ( 24,252 )
Across
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Like Michael Strahan of "Live! With Kelly and Michael" : GAPTOOTHED
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Market IDs : UPCS
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Mattie Silver's love, in fiction : ETHANFROME
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Certain siege defense : MOAT
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Trader Joe's competitor : WHOLEFOODS
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Little sweater : PORE
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What you might have for bad eyesight : GENE
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Cross with : SOREAT
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1950s gym event : HOP
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Flavoring for springerle biscuits and cookies : ANISE
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San Diego Zoo's ___ Cam : PANDA
26
Grp. headquartered in Ramallah : PLO
27
Service branch disbanded in 1978, briefly : WAC
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Meet component : DASH
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Strongly urge : ENJOIN
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"41" : BUSHSR
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"Madam Secretary" star : LEONI
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Item on many a patio : HIBACHI
38
The Georgia Peach or the Sultan of Swat, e.g. : EPITHET
40
"Sir, you are no gentleman" speaker : OHARA
41
Member of the grammar police, e.g. : PEDANT
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Bugs : GETSTO
45
Miss from Metz: Abbr. : MLLE
46
Be all wet : SOP
49
Crib note? : WAH
50
Toaster, at times : EMCEE
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Not focused : SPACY
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Company division : ARM
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Want : DEARTH
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"Being ___" (2015 documentary featuring many wipeouts) : EVEL
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Name on 2012 campaign posters : RYAN
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Metal staple : GUITARSOLO
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Completely, after "in" : TOTO
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Bridal shop service : ALTERATION
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Puzzle (out) : SUSS
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Gondola settings : SKIRESORTS
Down
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Showy trinket : GEWGAW
2
Figure on many ancient Greek coins : ATHENA
3
Pronunciation-related : PHONIC
4
Things voyagers bring home : TALES
5
First of all : ONE
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Takes out : OFFS
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Navy vessel : TROOPSHIP
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Shouts of victory : HOORAHS
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Port in Lower Saxony : EMDEN
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Bastille prisoner of 1784-89 : DESADE
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Person staying near home : UMP
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Discount : POOHPOOH
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The "you" in the Neil Diamond lyric "Reachin' out, touchin' me, touchin' you" : CAROLINE
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"Hurry!" : STEPONIT
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Wristwatches may make them : TANLINES
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Erudite : EDUCATED
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Remnant in a 35-Across : ASH
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2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee : JETT
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Excludes : BARS
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Kind of day : REDLETTER
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Where Arithmancy is an elective : HOGWARTS
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"No need to shout!" : IHEARYOU
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Houseware purchases that may have suction cups : BATHMATS
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Crony : PAL
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Some commencement dignitaries : EMERITI
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"w"-like letters in foreign writing : OMEGAS
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French erudition : SAVOIR
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Animal revered by ancient Peruvians : OCELOT
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Detour markers : PYLONS
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Contents of a do-it-yourselfer's gun : CAULK
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Sauce traditionally made in a mortar : PESTO
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Word in many punny Bugs Bunny titles : HARE
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Some R.S.V.P.s : NOS
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Hall figures, for short : RAS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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