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New York Times, Friday, April 4, 2014

Author:
Martin Ashwood-Smith and Joe Krozel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe Krozel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JKQW} Spans: 8, (2 quad stacks) This is puzzle # 74 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. This is puzzle # 68 for Mr. Krozel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Constructor notes:
Martin: I like to think of today's double-quad-stack puzzle having a long-lost triple stack little brother from 1996. Do you see any ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Oh man, it's so cool that two of the quad-stack masters joined forces on this one! I love collaborating with other constructors, so I ... read more
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© 2014, The New York TimesNo. 0404 ( 23,523 )
Across
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Romania and Bulgaria, once : SATELLITESTATES
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Frank Loesser show tune : ADELAIDESLAMENT
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It might cover an oil spill : MARINEINSURANCE
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Doing the rounds? : SINGINGTOGETHER
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Sporting goods chain with the slogan "Get outside yourself" : REI
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Potsdam pronoun : SIE
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Peculiar: Prefix : IDIO
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Start-up helper: Abbr. : SBA
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Pace at Pompano Park : TROT
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Shoving matches? : SUMO
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Relative of une tulipe : LIS
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"Frasier" role : ROZ
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Match cry : RAH
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Pooh-pooh : SNEERAT
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"You're probably right" : GUESSSO
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Mojo : HEX
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Sister co. of Virgin : EMI
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Middle square, maybe : TAC
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Sea of ___ (view from Crimea's eastern coast) : AZOV
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Chart, in Cádiz : MAPA
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Sol mates? : LAS
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Frost-covered : RIMY
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Crook's place : ARM
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Many activists' concerns: Abbr. : RTS
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One given up for good? : SACRIFICIALLAMB
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"What a sight for sore eyes!" : AMIGLADTOSEEYOU
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Its islands are not surrounded by water : GASOLINESTATION
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Unease : ANTSINONESPANTS
Down
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Some defensive weapons, in brief : SAMS
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"Love and Death on Long Island" novelist Gilbert : ADAIR
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Lead-tin alloys : TERNES
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Unmarried, say : ELIGIBLE
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Activist Guinier : LANI
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Some claims : LIENS
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"Cool, dude" : IDIGIT
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Many a backpacker, at night : TENTER
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62-Across option north of the border : ESSO
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Go a couple of rounds : SLUGITOUT
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Preweighed, in a way : TARED
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Very rarely heard instruments : AMATIS
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Long shift, perhaps : TENHOURS
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Ending to prefer? : ENCE
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Young or old follower : STER
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Rich person's suffix? : AIRE
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Alternative to .net : ORG
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Rural parents : MAS
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Cry of pleased surprise : OHO
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Songwriters Hall of Fame member who wrote "April Love" : SAMMYFAIN
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Get-up-and-go : ZEAL
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Doo-wop syllable : SHA
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Body part detecting odeurs : NEZ
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One getting rid of possessions? : EXORCIST
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"Third Watch" actress Texada : TIA
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Hester Prynne wore one : SCARLETA
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Labor Day arrivals, e.g. : VIRGOS
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Conf. whose membership increased by two in 2011 : PACTEN
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Melodic : ARIOSE
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Not leave the house : STAYIN
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Prefix with second : MILLI
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Sticks in the brig? : MASTS
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Utah senator who co-sponsored a tariff act : SMOOT
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Potential serial material : SAGA
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"___ in Full" (Tom Wolfe novel) : AMAN
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Security figure: Abbr. : IDNO
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Abrupt transition : LEAP
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Some picnic supplies : BUNS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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