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New York Times, Saturday, April 6, 2013

Author:
Michael Wiesenberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael Wiesenberg

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 26 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Wiesenberg. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0406 ( 23,160 )
Across
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What many checks are for : DEPOSITONLY
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Eyebrow-raising : ODD
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One holding the line : UTILITYPOLE
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Man, to Marcus : VIR
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Alternative to lemon chiffon : BANANACREAM
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1960s Greystoke portrayer : ELY
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Chelsea-to-Chinatown dir. : SSE
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Like some evidence in arson cases : ASHY
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More likely to encounter : NEARER
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Label for the Bee Gees : ATCO
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Handles : TENDSTO
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Rajiv's mother : INDIRA
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Victor Herbert's "naughty" girl : MARIETTA
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Thomas called the Queen of Memphis Soul : CARLA
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Long meals? : HEROS
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Hall monitors, briefly : RAS
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Like Bush Sr., religiously : EPIS
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Pod : whales :: knot : ___ : TOADS
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Land animals? : HUNT
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Quick "ha ha" : LOL
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Apt to strike out : TESTY
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Sidewalk scam : MONTE
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A wide variety : ALLSORTS
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Went back and forth : WAGGED
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Notably high populace : NEPALIS
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Joins : WEDS
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He signed 5-Down in 1940 : DORSEY
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Bark part : SAIL
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Bitter, e.g. : ALE
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Chemical ending : ENE
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London tabloid : DAILYMIRROR
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Laugh, in Lille : RIS
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1994 Olympic skating champion : OKSANABAIUL
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One of a pair of fraternal twins, maybe : SIS
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Neighbor of the Gem of the Mountains : SILVERSTATE
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Nicknames : DUBS
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Terminal projections, briefly : ETAS
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Cabinetry option : PINE
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Motor additive? : OLA
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"Witchcraft" singer : SINATRA
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Minnesota county west of St. Louis : ITASCA
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Large lunar crater : TYCHO
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"Live at the ___" (Patsy Cline album) : OPRY
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Biblical boater, in Brest : NOE
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Colombian cowboys : LLANEROS
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Mocha residents : YEMENIS
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Very tense : OVERSTRUNG
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Dabbler : DILETTANTE
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Like some nuts : DRYROASTED
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Punch choice : ADE
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Has something : AILS
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Having missed the bell, say : TARDY
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Their anthem is "Lofsöngur" : ICELANDERS
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Son of Marie Louise of Austria : NAPOLEONII
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Its boring bits can be quite long : DRILLPRESS
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Liver and kidney : MEATS
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Has over : HOSTS
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Japanese glaze : TERIYAKI
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Bikers' mounts : HOGS
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Finely tempered swords : TOLEDOS
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Game requiring many plug-ins? : MADLIBS
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Nordic flier : SAS
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Home to Liszt and Goethe : WEIMAR
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American Revolution's "Mad Anthony" : WAYNE
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Pomeranian, e.g. : SLAV
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Cantatrice's delivery : ARIA
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Yahoo : LOUT
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First name in mystery : ERLE
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25-Down occupy one: Abbr. : ISL
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Landfill visitor : RAT

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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