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New York Times, Saturday, April 5, 2014

Author:
Ashton Anderson and James Mulhern
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ashton Anderson
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1.60000
James Mulhern

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Anderson. This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Mulhern. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Constructor notes:
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© 2014, The New York TimesNo. 0405 ( 23,524 )

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Across
1
"That's crazy, dude!" : WHOA
5
Drive to drink, e.g. : PRIMALURGE
15
It's best to stay out of its way : HARM
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Debut Peter Tosh album, and a rallying cry for pot smokers : LEGALIZEIT
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Scheme for the start of a sonnet : ABAB
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Opinion leader? : IDOBELIEVE
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Pioneer of New Journalism : TALESE
21
"r u there?," e.g. : TEXT
22
Unpolished pro? : FER
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Stationary : INERT
24
Cro-Magnon orphan of literature : AYLA
25
Head turner : REIN
26
Rihanna or Sharon Stone : SEXSYMBOL
28
Big name in late-night TV : LORNE
29
See 25-Down : IRA
30
Dandy : LULU
31
Ripped : CUT
32
U.S. Open champion whose last name is a toy : TOMKITE
34
Artist and chess player who said "While all artists are not chess players, all chess players are artists" : DUCHAMP
38
The end? : IST
39
It takes time to cure : PORK
40
McDonald's denial : NAE
41
The end : DEATH
44
It involves hand-to-hand coordination : PATTYCAKE
46
Souls : ONES
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Wish-Bone alternative : KENS
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Lodging portmanteau : MOTEL
49
1967 Calder Trophy winner at age 18 : ORR
50
___ Epstein, baseball V.I.P. known as "Boy Wonder" : THEO
51
Last name in "Star Wars" : KENOBI
52
Singer with the 1996 triple-platinum album "Tidal" : FIONAAPPLE
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Panache : ELAN
56
Where Jason Kidd played college hoops : UCBERKELEY
57
Rap's ___ Yang Twins : YING
58
1996 Rhett Akins country hit : SHESAIDYES
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Store whose shoe department has its own ZIP code (10022-SHOE) : SAKS
Down
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"Yes?" : WHATISIT
2
Certain chili : HABANERO
3
Third degree for a third degree? : ORALEXAM
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One may prefer them to blondes : AMBERS
5
Bit of ballet instruction : PLIE
6
Like Tickle Me Elmo : RED
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"My treat" : IGOTYOU
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Parent company? : MABELL
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Internet traffic statistics company : ALEXA
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Pleasant cadence : LILT
11
Strong arm : UZI
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Joint : REEFER
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Buckle : GIVEIN
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Forever in the past? : ETERNE
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Up-to-date : STYLISH
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Like some seamen : ABLE
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With 29-Across, nest egg choice : ROTH
27
Cockerdoodle, e.g. : MUTT
28
"Oh goody!" : LUCKYME
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Clipped : CURT
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Young foxes : KITS
34
Certain gumdrops : DOTS
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It was home to two Wonders of the Ancient World : ANATOLIA
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Earn a load of money, in modern lingo : MAKEBANK
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Some kitchen detritus : PEELINGS
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Impressive range : PANOPLY
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Tool : DOOFUS
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Fortify : ENRICH
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Oxygen user : AEROBE
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Imitated chicks : PEEPED
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Carnival items served with chili : CONEYS
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Yellow-brown shade : KHAKI
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Fictional home five miles from Jonesboro : TARA
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A through G : KEYS
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Duck Hunt platform, briefly : NES
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Historical figure a.k.a. Marse Robert : LEE

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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