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New York Times, Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Author:
Trenton Charlson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Trenton Charlson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {KZ} Scrabble average: 1.95 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Charlson. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Trenton Charlson notes:
I don't always construct crosswords, but when I do… I'm a third-year English major at Ohio State with an emphasis on creative writing. ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
In general, I try to be kind to newbies, erring on the side of encouragement while downplaying puzzle's flaws. So I love when I can ... read more
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© 2017, The New York TimesNo. 0426 ( 24,641 )

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Across
1
Perspective : VIEW
5
Police alert, for short : APB
8
Candy often used in science fair volcanoes : MENTOS
14
Proactiv target : ACNE
15
Sound that might be heard in a 16-Across : COO
16
It's for the birds : AVIARY
17
"Sanford and Son" star of 1970s TV : REDDFOXX
19
High-end shampoo brand : NEXXUS
20
General reply? : YESSIR
21
Put one's foot down : SAYNO
23
Subject of some "management" courses : ANGER
25
Warning letters next to a link : NSFW
29
Had in mind : MEANT
33
Rowed : OARED
36
Equal : ARE
37
Brand in the pet food aisle : ALPO
38
Shot blocker? : ANTIVAXXER
40
Zealot : DIEHARD
42
Grenache, for one : VINROSE
43
BP rival : EXXONMOBIL
45
___ Domini : ANNO
46
Coastal indentation : RIA
47
"The Times They Are a-Changin'" songwriter : DYLAN
48
Big name in vacuum cleaners : DYSON
49
Branches : ARMS
51
Hostility, in British slang : AGGRO
53
Collar attachment : LEASH
56
Cuneiform discovery site : AMARNA
61
Sister chain of Marshalls : TJMAXX
64
Beer brand whose logo hints at the answers to 17-, 19-, 38-, 43- and 61-Across : DOSEQUIS
66
Dormmate, e.g. : ROOMIE
67
Artist Jean who pioneered in Dadaism : ARP
68
Relative of a tangelo : UGLI
69
Brewers' fermenting agents : YEASTS
70
Like some humor or spells : DRY
71
On the briny : ASEA
Down
1
"Your mileage may ___" : VARY
2
Drink brand with a polar bear symbol : ICEE
3
Objectives : ENDS
4
Unites : WEDS
5
___ squash : ACORN
6
Curse : POX
7
Prime theater location : BOXSEAT
8
Oodles of : MANY
9
Still : EVEN
10
U.S. president who becomes the president of future Earth on "Futurama" : NIXON
11
Burden : TAX
12
Sch. in Tulsa : ORU
13
Part of GPS: Abbr. : SYS
18
Decree : FIAT
22
Making it big : ARRIVING
24
Tourist transports in Venice : GONDOLAS
26
Fifth-century invaders of England : SAXONS
27
California city whose name is Spanish for "ash tree" : FRESNO
28
"It's a date!" : WEREON
29
City 20 miles NW of 27-Down : MADERA
30
Quack medicine offering : ELIXIR
31
Culmination of a challenging H.S. course : APEXAM
32
Manhattan neighborhood next to the East Village : NOHO
34
Black-hearted : EVIL
35
Degree of expertise in martial arts : DAN
38
West Point team : ARMY
39
Discovery of Wilhelm Roentgen, which earned him the first Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901 : XRAY
41
"So what?" : AND
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Second-largest Arabic-speaking city after Cairo : BAGHDAD
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Taj Mahal feature : DOME
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Poetry competitions : SLAMS
52
Hoarse : RASPY
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Way out : EXIT
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Lines of a plane : AXES
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Light blue : AQUA
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Bearskins, maybe : RUGS
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River along which 56-Across is located : NILE
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It's on one side of the Urals : ASIA
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Take a shot : TRY
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Average guy : JOE
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Extinct relative of the kiwi : MOA
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Hockey legend Bobby : ORR

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

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