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New York Times, Saturday, April 9, 2011

Shakespeare's "temple-haunting martlet" is a good one

Author:
Scott Atkinson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {X} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Atkinson. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York Times4/9/11 ( No. 22,432 )
Across
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Network since 1998 : BBCAMERICA
11
A bummer for bums : WORK
15
Like feats of Clay? : ORATORICAL
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Shakespeare's "temple-haunting martlet" is a good one : OMEN
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Unclaimed stretch : NOMANSLAND
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Champion cyclist Leipheimer : LEVI
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Suffix with 43-Across : ITE
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View from Presque Isle : ERIE
21
Be like a bee : FLIT
22
Beats badly : THUMPS
26
"The Man Who Knew Too Much" co-star : EDNABEST
28
Seattle sea hawks : OSPREYS
30
1979 negotiation : SALTII
31
Beachgoer's protection : SUNHAT
34
Drop a line to? : HITON
35
Protruding rock : SCAR
38
"War With the Newts" novelist, 1936 : CAPEK
40
Singer/songwriter Vienna ___ : TENG
41
Items often done in gold leaf : HALOS
43
What a crystal ball gazer sees : QUARTZ
45
Source of "coffee" and "cotton" : ARABIC
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With reckless abandon : LIKEMAD
51
Security office array : MONITORS
54
Took pains : STROVE
55
Not be haphazard : PLAN
56
Be stuck (on) : DOTE
58
"___ Boys" (1886 sequel) : JOS
59
Mr. Universe contestants' needs : OILS
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Cooler in the summer : ITALIANICE
64
Japanese folk music with a swing feel : ONDO
65
Really lousy idea : NONSTARTER
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Roger's predecessor as 007 : SEAN
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"Holy mackerel!" : GREATSCOTT
Down
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Mackerel family member : BONITO
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Matzo balls soak them up : BROTHS
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Was mentioned : CAMEUP
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Loss leader? : ATA
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When "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" aired: Abbr. : MON
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Defib settings : ERS
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Nettle : RILE
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Supporting statement : ICARE
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Jackal, e.g. : CANID
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"The Courtship of Miles Standish" couple : ALDENS
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Emmy-winning U.S. journalist born in Germany : WOLFBLITZER
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It often includes ham : OMELETTE
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Editor's request : REVISION
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Madame Defarge's sinister craft : KNITTING
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"Here's to you" recipient : MRSROBINSON
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It means little to Lisette : PEU
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Short agreement? : SYNC
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"That's nice" : AAH
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Center in size 22 shoes : SHAQ
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"The ___ Trilogy" (1955-59 film series) : APU
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Relative of turquoise : TEAL
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Some body enhancers : SHAMPOOS
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Camelot girl : CAROLINE
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"The Aviator" Oscar nominee : ALANALDA
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TV "angel" Munroe : KRIS
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Portraitist's request : SIT
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It gets you in the house: Abbr. : TKT
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DNA's function : CODING
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Highball with white rum : MOJITO
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Pied wader : AVOCET
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Prickly pear's place : DESERT
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Apache topper : ROTOR
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___ Street (road from London Bridge to Chichester) : STANE
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Supermodel Benitez : ELSA
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TV's Cousin ___ : ITT
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Some remote power sources : AAS
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Org. concerned with radiation : NRC

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

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