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New York Times, Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Big Apple thoroughfare named in Rodgers and Hart's "Manhattan"

Author:
Gerry Wildenberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gerry Wildenberg

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQVWZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Wildenberg. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Gerry Wildenberg notes:
This puzzle was accepted in July 2013. It was my first NY Times acceptance. I looked through a list of theme types and thought that ... read more
Will Shortz notes:
To me, GPA'S is a fine entry, since the letters are spoken, and it's a common term besides. For the record, I'm less enthused about ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
At first I was underwhelmed by the S S concept. Super easy to find two-word phrases that fit this pattern, right? But I've been down ... read more
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© 2015, The New York TimesNo. 0421 ( 23,905 )
Across
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Coll. application figures : GPAS
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Michigan's ___ Peninsula : UPPER
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July-August sign : LEO
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Broadcast : AIRED
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Large-scale : MACRO
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Not counting: Abbr. : EXC
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Jewish observance : SATURDAYSABBATH
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Bettor's comeback : IRAISE
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It might pick up a big fish : SONAR
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Hamburger bun topper : SESAMESEED
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"Come here often?," e.g. : LINE
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Big Apple thoroughfare named in Rodgers and Hart's "Manhattan" : MOTTST
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Seeks atonement, maybe : REPENTS
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Feminine one, in France : UNE
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Lots of noise : CLAMOR
33
Nursery rhyme character "going to the fair" : SIMPLESIMON
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Advertised bank percentage : CDRATE
39
Satyajit Ray's "The ___ Trilogy" : APU
42
Tender person? : CASHIER
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Have superior firepower over : OUTGUN
48
Certain choir singers : ALTI
49
Voting bloc from Reconstruction to the 1960s : SOLIDSOUTH
52
Serengeti grazer : ELAND
54
Ham : EMOTER
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Power strip part : SURGESUPPRESSOR
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Fruity drink : ADE
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Where works of 3-Down may be seen : MUSEE
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Japanese camera : NIKON
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Chianti, for one : RED
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Entangle : SNARL
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Nabisco's Cheese ___ : NIPS
Down
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Fluorine or chlorine : GAS
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Actress/singer Zadora : PIA
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Cézanne et 4-Verticale : ARTISTES
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Painter Georges : SEURAT
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Amherst sch. : UMASS
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Check recipient : PAYEE
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Alternatives to Macs : PCS
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Alternative to Century 21 : ERA
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Steals from : ROBS
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2013 best seller subtitled "Women, Work and the Will to Lead" : LEANIN
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Surviving : EXTANT
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Earth tones : OCHRES
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Small amounts of liquor : DRAMS
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___ of Worms : DIET
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Slow Spanish dance : BOLERO
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Texas Christian rival, for short : SMU
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100,000,000 decades : EON
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Clear the slate : ERASE
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___-monde : DEMI
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Fruit juice brand : POM
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Mild cigar : CLARO
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"___ me" ("I'll get it") : LET
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Chinese divination book : ICHING
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The year 1501 : MDI
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Top exec. : PRES
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N.F.L. Hall-of-Famer Bronko ___ : NAGURSKI
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Word after stay or well : PUT
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Granite State sch. : UNH
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"Et tu, Brute?" speaker : CAESAR
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Indirectly refer (to) : ALLUDE
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Gawked : STARED
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The "O" of B.O. : ODOR
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Hwy. cut into two parts by Lake Michigan : USTEN
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Is out of alignment, as a car wheel : TOESIN
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Outcast : LEPER
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Push forward : IMPEL
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Ones in the 49-Across voting bloc, for short : DEMS
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Lie on the beach : SUN
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___ Network : USA
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Alley ___ : OOP
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O.R. workers : RNS

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

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