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New York Times, Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Author:
Aaron M. Rosenberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
Dizzying camera technique invented for 58-Across
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Aaron M. Rosenberg

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 2 Grid has diagonal symmetry. This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Rosenberg. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick. Wednesday freshness: 74%
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Back in 2020, Kevin Christian and Brad Wilber gave us a "Psycho"-themed puzzle, and it inspired me to create this tribute to ... read more
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The Spirograph opening credits might seem a little hokey now, but Bernard Herrmann's brilliant score still shines. For ... read more
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© 2023, The New York Times4/26/23 ( No. 26,832 )
Across
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Acronym in genetic sequencing : CRISPR
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Collect : REAP
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Sort : ILK
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Steamy brew : HOTTEA
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Part of an analogy : ISTO
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Female hamster : DOE
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One way to be marked : ABSENT
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Result of extreme rage : APOPLEXY
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How-___ : TOS
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Dizzying camera technique invented for 58-Across : DOLLYZOOM
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Four Corners state with six corners : UTAH
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It may punctuate a sarcastic remark : NOT
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Stingy sort? : WASP
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Lecterns : PODIA
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Structure climbed in the climactic scene of 58-Across : TOWER
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To the ___ degree : NTH
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Camel and sand, for example : TANS
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Gave a wide berth, say : AVOIDED
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Nickname for Francisco, often : PANCHO
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Bow-shaped woodworking tool : FRETSAW
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Unsettling cry to hear during a haircut : UHOH
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Empty space : VOID
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Ulysses S. Grant's given name at birth : HIRAM
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Chicago exchange, informally, with "the" : MERC
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Filmmaker Lee : ANG
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Hatcher of "Desperate Housewives" : TERI
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Bullets, e.g. : AMMO
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___ Sutra : KAMA
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"Stubborn things," per John Adams : FACTS
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Possible focus of an M.R.I., in brief : ACL
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1958 film that is the subject of this puzzle : VERTIGO
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Goofing off : MONKEYINGAROUND
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Help : AID
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Minor quarrels : DUSTUPS
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Bill advocating for science : NYE
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Thickness : PLY
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Genre for the Mighty Mighty Bosstones : SKA
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{2, 4, 6, 8}, e.g. : SET
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Vessel for a nursery rhyme trio : TUB
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Flirt with, in a way : CHATUP
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Mr. in a 1983 Styx hit : ROBOTO
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"What a shame" : ITSSAD
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Sault ___ Marie, Mich. : STE
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Await resolution : PEND
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Betray, in a way : RATON
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Noted Venetian marketplace : RIALTO
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Award with a Best Play category : ESPY
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The gamut : ATOZ
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Cops, in slang : POPO
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Cry after being narrowly defeated : IDEMANDARECOUNT
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Bagel go-with : LOX
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Critical : KEY
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Simmer setting : LOW
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Bucketsful : LOTS
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"Master of Suspense" who directed 58-Across : HITCHCOCK
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58-Across co-star James : STEWART
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Indication of learnedness, for short : PHD
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"That feels goo-oo-ood!" : AAH
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One of 17 in New Orleans : WARD
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Allhallows ___ : EVE
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Novelist Philip : ROTH
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58-Across co-star Kim : NOVAK
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"Do we have the green light?" : ISITAGO
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Deer stalker : PUMA
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[I'm standing right here] : AHEM
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Operation Overlord locale : NORMANDY
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Hallucination, e.g. : FIGMENT
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Way to travel, for many tourists : ONAVISA
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Prefix with demeanor or behavior : MIS
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Many-eyed giant of myth : ARGUS
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Guinness Book adjective : FIRST
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Display options, in brief : LEDS
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Product in a snail-shaped dispenser : TAPE
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Plan (out) : MAP
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Peanut product : OIL
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Chortle : YUK
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Big Apple sch. with campuses in Abu Dhabi and Shanghai : NYU
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Interior secretary Haaland : DEB

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