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New York Times, Thursday, April 4, 2019

Author:
Lewis Rothlein
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Lewis Rothlein

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {XZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Rothlein. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Lewis Rothlein notes:
My three other NYT puzzles have also been Thursdays, as is the one in the queue, but don't pigeonhole me just yet! Regarding this ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
My admiration for this puzzle grew as I studied it. (And as Jim politely nudged me.) At first, it didn't seem to have enough of a ... read more
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© 2019, The New York TimesNo. 0404 ( 25,349 )
Across
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Showy accessories : BOAS
5
Invitation stipulation : BYOB
9
Goddess in a chariot pulled by peacocks : HERA
13
___ Duncan, Obama education secretary : ARNE
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Place where beads are made : SAUNA
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So-called universal donor type, for short : ONEG
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Saying suggesting that worldly possessions should be enjoyed : YOUCANTTAKEITWITHYOU
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Beloved, in Bologna : CARA
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Division of a hacienda : SALA
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Actress Scala : GIA
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Like Bill Clinton's presidency : TWOTERM
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Iconic introduction in cinema : BONDJAMESBOND
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Batman co-creator Bob : KANE
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Longtime Mississippi politico Trent : LOTT
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Father of the American Cartoon : NAST
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What one gets after many years of work : OLD
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2008 political catchphrase : YESWECAN
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Instructor's remark after making a mistake : DOASISAYNOTASIDO
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Like a sleeper cell? : ONSILENT
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Power ___ : NAP
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Head: Ger. : KOPF
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Actress Blanchett : CATE
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"A forest bird never wants a ___": Ibsen : CAGE
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Insistent refusal : NOMEANSNO
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Agreed to, in a way : SHOOKON
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Part of some Hebrew men's names : BEN
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Preceder of Edison : ALVA
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What goes above and beyond? : EAVE
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Where you go for a fresh start ... or a hint for four answers in this puzzle : BACKTOSQUAREONE
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It's a two-hour drive north of Pittsburgh : ERIE
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Noggin : GOURD
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European capital : RIGA
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Tony and Emmy winner Tyne : DALY
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Length : SPAN
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Give an appointment to : SLOT
Down
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Feature of Cajun Country : BAYOU
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Goblinlike creature : ORC
3
Rain forest menace : ANACONDA
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House rules may not apply here : SENATE
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Bucolic call : BAA
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Just for ___ : YUKS
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___ Day (supplement) : ONEA
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One way to get out of jail : BAILBOND
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The way : HOW
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Puzzle : ENIGMA
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Adjusts, as laces : RETIES
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Dumbstruck : AGHAST
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Like an overcast night sky : STARLESS
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Number of sides on a triangolo : TRE
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___ Express (Delhi-to-Agra train) : TAJ
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Ring finish, briefly : TKO
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"Where's ___?" : WALDO
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Common artwork in New York City subways : MOSAIC
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Fashion editor Wintour : ANNA
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First name in dance : TWYLA
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Convictions : TENETS
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The dark side : YIN
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One of a 1970s TV family : CONEHEAD
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Court V.I.P.: Abbr. : ATT
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Sleeper that never dreams : SOFA
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Quack remedy : SNAKEOIL
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Literary character who says "I will wear my heart upon my sleeve" : IAGO
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French politico Marine Le ___ : PEN
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Gnarly, as a tree trunk : KNOBBED
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Mark ___, 1998 P.G.A. Player of the Year : OMEARA
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What a doodle might be in : PENCIL
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Subs (for) : COVERS
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Man's nickname that sounds like a pest : NAT
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Trying tasks : SLOGS
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Nautical propeller : OAR
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Cognac age indicator : VSOP
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Cool shade : AQUA
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What makes a tumbler spin : KEY
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Samovar : URN
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Doctors Without Borders or Oxfam, in brief : NGO
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"Let's ___!" : EAT

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

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