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New York Times, Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Author:
Ian Livengood
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ian Livengood

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 38 for Mr. Livengood. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Ian Livengood notes:
What's better: LETO with a fresh clue {Jared of "Dallas Buyers Club"} or VETO? In a vacuum, VETO always wins — it's got the scrabbly ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Another highly polished piece of work from one of the masters. Five theme answers, all common three-word admonitions with IT in the ... read more
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© 2014, The New York TimesNo. 0408 ( 23,527 )

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Across
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Dashboard gauge, for short : TACH
5
Palindromic title : MADAM
10
Jared of "Dallas Buyers Club" : LETO
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Pretty agile for one's age : SPRY
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"+" terminal : ANODE
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Plow beasts : OXEN
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"That's enough!," to a hot dog-eating contestant? : KEEPITDOWN
19
Covet : WANT
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Alfred Nobel and others : SWEDES
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Doofus : ASS
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"___-ching!" (cash register sound) : CHA
24
Full of nerve : GUTSY
25
"That's enough!," to a store clerk at Christmas? : WRAPITUP
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Certain graph shape : PIE
28
Thin and graceful : LITHE
31
Seeing red : IRATE
32
Doc's "Now!" : STAT
34
Bit of intimate attire : BRA
35
Miracle-___ : GRO
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"That's enough!," to an assembly line worker? : MOVEITALONG
40
Action verb that's also a Roman numeral : MIX
41
Org. for the Suns or the Heat : NBA
42
Beauty pageant wear : SASH
45
Soothes : EASES
48
Dutch cheese : GOUDA
50
Siren's place : SEA
51
"That's enough!," to a collagist? : CUTITOUT
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Unexpected victory : UPSET
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Neighbor of Wash. : ORE
56
Singer DiFranco : ANI
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I.R.S. inspections : AUDITS
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Rich soil : LOAM
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"That's enough!," to a carnival thrower? : KNOCKITOFF
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Singer Guthrie : ARLO
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Ghostly : EERIE
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Sports shoe brand : AVIA
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Dangerous stinger : WASP
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Gridiron units : YARDS
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Tennis units : SETS
Down
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Scolding sound : TSK
2
Jungle film attire : APESUIT
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Unit involved in a shell game? : CREWTEAM
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Overly promotes : HYPES
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Chess finale : MATE
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&&& : ANDS
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Scooby-___ : DOO
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Program producing online pop-ups : ADWARE
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Whiz group : MENSA
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Simmer setting : LOW
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Two-horse wager : EXACTA
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Drill sergeant's shout : TENHUT
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Like books for long car rides, say : ONTAPE
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Bucolic verse : IDYL
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Vice president Agnew : SPIRO
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Rental car add-on, in brief : GPS
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Miscellaneous things : WHATNOT
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Gets wrinkles out : IRONS
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Mountain goat : IBEX
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A "T" in TNT : TRI
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Marisa of "Crazy, Stupid, Love" : TOMEI
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Pleased : GLAD
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View from a lookout : VISTA
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___ Dhabi : ABU
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Appliance with a pilot : GASSTOVE
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Deems it O.K. : SEESFIT
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Deerstalker, e.g. : HAT
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Body of environmental regulations : ECOLAW
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Dawn goddess : AURORA
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Super buys : STEALS
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___ pig : GUINEA
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"Truth in engineering" sloganeer : AUDI
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Well-pitched : ONKEY
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Falafel holders : PITAS
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The "A" in RNA : ACID
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Island music makers, for short : UKES
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Cleaning tool : MOP
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Boston #4 in years past : ORR
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Musical notes after mis : FAS

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