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New York Times, Sunday, April 20, 2014

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 211 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Elizabeth C. Gorski notes:
Frantic question overheard in my building lobby more than a few times: "Where'd I park the car?" This puzzle was inspired by and dedicated to Alternate Side Parking — the NYC tradition ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
I absolutely loved the concept behind this puzzle. It's a rare person that can come up with something I've never seen before, and when it comes to a visual element, it's the amazing Liz ... read more
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© 2014, The New York TimesNo. 0420 ( 23,539 )
Across
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Healing cover : SCAB
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Instants : SECS
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Ancient symbols of royalty : ASPS
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Checks : STEMS
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"___ and Louis," 1956 jazz album : ELLA
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The Sun, The Moon or The Star : TAROT
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Best-selling novelist whom Time called "Bard of the Litigious Age" : SCOTTTUROW
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Attribute of Elks or Lions Club members : CIVICPRIDE
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Recital piece for a wind player : HORNSONATA
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Toast words after "Here's" : TOYOU
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Relative of turquoise : TEALBLUE
29
Proceeds : GOESON
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Within earshot : NEAR
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Anthem preposition : OER
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Mobile home seeker? : CALDER
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1966 Wilson Pickett R&B hit : MUSTANGSALLY
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Abbr. on sale garment tags : IRR
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Short open jackets : BOLEROS
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Commandment word : NOT
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Pipe valves : STOPCOCKS
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"I've got half ___ to ..." : AMIND
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'50s political inits. : DDE
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Year, to Casals : ANO
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Greeting that includes a Spanish greeting in reverse? : ALOHA
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Andean tuber : OCA
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Opera based on a play by Pierre Beaumarchais, with "The" : BARBEROFSEVILLE
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Complete shutout? : EMBARGO
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Post letters : VFW
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Hammer : POUNDON
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Stockholm-bound carrier : SAS
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Yale Bowl fan : ELI
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Roisterous : NOISY
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Bond yield: Abbr. : INT
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These, to Thierry : CES
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Ruler known as "Big Daddy" : IDIAMIN
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TV's Cousin ___ : ITT
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Urban renewal target : EYESORE
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Qualcomm Stadium athlete : SANDIEGOCHARGER
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Paris's ___ du Carrousel : ARC
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Writer Chekhov : ANTON
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Pet Shop Boys, e.g. : DUO
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Stella D'___ (cookie brand) : ORO
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Jermaine of the N.B.A. : ONEAL
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They're steeped in strainers : LOOSETEAS
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Mrs. abroad : MME
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Vocabulary : WORDAGE
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Reversal, of sorts : UEY
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Walker's strip : BEETLEBAILEY
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Govt. promissory notes : TBILLS
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Former Chevrolet division : GEO
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Suffix with narc- : OTIC
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Dirty rats : LOUSES
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Like equinoxes : BIANNUAL
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Fine hosiery material : LISLE
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Visa alternative : OPTIMACARD
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"The African Queen" novelist : CSFORESTER
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Makeup removal item : COTTONBALL
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Classic theater name : ODEON
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Stain : BLOT
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Designer Anne : KLEIN
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Leonard ___ a.k.a. Roy Rogers : SLYE
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Covenant keepers : ARKS
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All alternative : NONE
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Breakaway group : SECT
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Renault model with a mythological name : CLIO
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Woody's "Annie Hall" role : ALVY
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"Joanie Loves Chachi" co-star : BAIO
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___ 500, annual race in Ridgeway, Va. : STP
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Wildlife IDs : EARTAGS
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Ones who are the talk of the town? : CRIERS
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Baking ___ : SODA
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Actress Judd : ASHLEY
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Use elbow grease on : SCOUR
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Opening for a dermatologist : PORE
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Common newsstand locale: Abbr. : STN
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Seat at the counter : STOOL
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Ready to be played, say : TUNED
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De-file? : ERASE
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___ Trend : MOTOR
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Graceful trumpeter : SWAN
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___ Aviv : TEL
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John Irving character : TSGARP
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QE2's operator : CUNARD
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Leave in a hurry : BOLT
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Music producer Brian : ENO
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___-Magnon man : CRO
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New corp. hire, often : MBA
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Man, in Milano : UOMO
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Cuts, as a cake : SLICESINTO
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Coffee break time, perhaps : TENAM
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Shakespeare's "Titus ___" : ANDRONICUS
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Financial writer Marshall : LOEB
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"What business is ___ yours?" : ITOF
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Bird whose feathers were once prized by milliners : SNOWYEGRET
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Neil of Fox News : CAVUTO
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Ken of "Brothers & Sisters" : OLIN
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Quaker production : COLDCEREAL
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One of the Kardashians : KHLOE
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Composer Camille Saint-___ : SAENS
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The U.N.'s ___ Hammarskjöld : DAG
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Pounds' sounds : ARFS
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Give rise to : BRING
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"You Must Love Me" musical : EVITA
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Nosy one : SPIER
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Millennia on end : EONS
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Candy heart message : BEMINE
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"That's ___!" ("Not true!") : ALIE
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Rug fiber : SISAL
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Hersey's Italian town : ADANO
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Roman emperor : OTHO
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Flaps : ADOS
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Naval petty officer: Abbr. : YEO
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"Amazing" debunker : RANDI
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Anita of jazz : ODAY
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"La Dolce Vita" setting : ROME
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Slugger's practice area : CAGE
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Futurist : ORACLE
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ESPN broadcaster Bob : LEY
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Certain Sooner : TULSAN
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Some M.I.T. grads: Abbr. : EES
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"Are you putting ___?" : MEON
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Slick hairstyle : WETLOOK
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Fancy tie : OBI
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English church official : BEADLE
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Kick-around shoe : LOAFER
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Chaim ___, 1971 Best Actor nominee : TOPOL
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City that sounds like a humdinger? : BUTTE
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Query from Judas : ISITI
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Life Saver flavor : LEMON
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Like bachelorette parties, typically : GIRLY
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Product of Yale : LOCK
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Jezebel's idol : BAAL
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Many a PX patron : NCO
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Prime letters? : USDA
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Amazon fig. : ISBN
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D-Day invasion town : STLO
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Former C.I.A. chief Panetta : LEON
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Artist's alias with an accent : ERTE
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"The Price Is Right" broadcaster : CBS
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I.C.U. pros : RNS

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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