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New York Times, Saturday, April 23, 2011

Author:
Mike Nothnagel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mike Nothnagel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 4, (2 double stacks) This is puzzle # 47 for Mr. Nothnagel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0423 ( 22,446 )

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Across
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"Not down there!" : UPHERE
7
Dry cleaner : DUSTMOP
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Second-closest star to Earth : PROXIMACENTAURI
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"Freeze!" : DONTMOVEAMUSCLE
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Off-the-scale? : OBESE
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___ English : OLDE
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2011 title role for Chris Hemsworth : THOR
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Song in "Mamma Mia!" : SOS
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Difficulty increaser in diving : TWIST
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Time immemorial : EONS
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Regards : STARESAT
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Way overcharges for : SCALPS
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Peon : COG
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Relative of a cherry plum : SLOE
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Meddle, in a way: Var. : KIBBITZ
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Things with rings : PISTONS
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In a shell, maybe : ASEA
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Calls between friends : YOS
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Team that has won the World Series three times while based in three different cities : BRAVES
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Temporary storage for completed work : OUTBOXES
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Turns brown, maybe : DYES
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Cultural org. with its HQ in Beverly Hills : AMPAS
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A shark may carry one : CUE
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Start of a children's rhyme : EENY
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Cubbie, e.g. : NLER
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It's south of Sonoma : MARIN
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Comment to a procrastinator : ITSNEVERTOOLATE
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Little something in Santa's bag : STOCKINGSTUFFER
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Bites : MORSELS
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Place to see "Il Trovatore," e.g. : TEATRO
Down
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Beehives, e.g. : UPDOS
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Insect feeder : PROBOSCIS
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President after Ten-Cent Jimmy : HONESTABE
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Company lines?: Abbr. : EXTS
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Extra layer in winter? : RIME
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Modern music genre : EMO
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Abrupt ending : DEADSTOP
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Not satisfied : UNMET
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Afro-sporting character on "The Simpsons" : STU
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Try : TASTE
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Lotsa : MUCHO
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1950s sweater material : ORLON
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Sides of slips : PIERS
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Says with a hand in the air, perhaps : AVOWS
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Relating to the abdominal cavity : CELIAC
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Inclined to strike out : TESTY
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Terra ___ (pulverized gypsum) : ALBA
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Sch. that awarded the first civil engineering degree in the U.S. : RPI
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Modern music genre : SKA
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Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Joe : GIBBS
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Record label for Booker T. & the MG's : STAX
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"The Call of Cthulhu" writer : LOVECRAFT
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Small piece of luggage : ONESUITER
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What may come after an heir? : ESS
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Detail provider : ZOOMLENS
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Sign that might mean "Good play!" : SRO
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Olympic event since '88 : SUPERG
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Some shells and their contents : TARTS
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View espoused in Thomas Paine's "The Age of Reason" : DEISM
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___ come : YETTO
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Expressionist James : ENSOR
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Matches : SYNCS
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Rural block : ANVIL
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What "1" may mean, in México : ENERO
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Sulker's expression : MOUE
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First in a series of 26 : ALFA
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___ out a win : EKE
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N.H.L. Senators, on scoreboards : OTT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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