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New York Times, Saturday, May 7, 2011

Author:
Tim Croce
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Tim Croce

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {WZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Croce. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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J
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M
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F
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X
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L
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O
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C
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S
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T
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T
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T
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M
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P
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L
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M
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D
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H
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O
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L
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A
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M
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T
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S
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T
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R
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P
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T
R
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M
M
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L
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Q
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H
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U
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B
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L
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D
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G
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R
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N
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H
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0507 ( 22,460 )
Across
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Best-selling jogging advocate : JIMFIXX
8
Most convenient section of a parking garage, usually : LEVELA
14
Size of about 16 tennis courts : ONEACRE
15
Green light for un hombre : SISENOR
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1963 and 1996 treaty topic : TESTBAN
17
Fiber optics field : TELECOM
18
Where to see spots : TVS
19
They're shortsighted : MYOPES
21
Some Asian fighters : ROKS
22
Olympic gold-medal pentathlete Lehtonen : EERO
24
"___ turn up" : ITLL
26
Cracked : MAD
27
Sole supporter? : DRSCHOLLS
31
Somewhat : AMITE
33
Unlike the opera "Wozzeck" : TONAL
34
Psychotherapist's concern : TRAUMA
35
Like scuba tanks, typically : STRAPON
38
Restrain : TRAMMEL
39
Show some fear : QUIVER
40
16-Across concern, briefly : HBOMB
41
You might have to fight them : URGES
42
Barbecue side dish : BEANSALAD
46
Hollywood's Lee : ANG
47
Kind of defense : ORAL
49
Main campus site of the University of the South Pacific : SUVA
50
Zip across Corsica? : RIEN
52
Big money maker : USMINT
56
A number of perfect people? : TEN
57
Not clear : INDOUBT
59
Postal activity : ROUTING
61
What an Arabian may command : STUDFEE
62
Designer with the Night of Fancy fragrance : ANNASUI
63
Joins the bandwagon? : HOPSON
64
Kiss, e.g. : QUARTET
Down
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Like many barely legible notes : JOTTED
2
Slight reaction? : INEVER
3
Lead-in to multiple last names : MESSRS
4
Waist-ful? : FAT
5
Titan, e.g. : ICBM
6
Aid in finding a break : XRAY
7
Strange beginning? : XENO
8
Von Trapp girl who's "sixteen going on seventeen" : LIESL
9
What an issei might enroll in: Abbr. : ESL
10
Fork (off) : VEER
11
Lofty praise : ENCOMIUM
12
Show-off's shout : LOOKATME
13
Fighter jets might be in it : ARMSDEAL
15
Leaves alone, in a way : STETS
20
Tab : PILL
23
Jump on a staff, maybe : OCTAVE
25
They moved to St. Louis in '95 : LARAMS
28
"Fingers crossed!" : HOPESO
29
___ near : ONOR
30
17-Across hookup : LAN
32
Deadly African tree-dwellers : MAMBAS
34
High-tech gadgetry suffix : TRON
35
Boxy : SQUARISH
36
Become : TURNINTO
37
Threw together : RIGGEDUP
38
Up in the air, for short : TBA
40
Leadership position : HELM
42
Wallop : BASTE
43
Many a troubadour : LUTIST
44
Way in : AVENUE
45
"Shoot!" : DANGIT
48
Blades of song and film : RUBEN
51
Gives a heady response? : NODS
53
2000s service site : IRAQ
54
Bourgeois, to a Brit : NONU
55
Fancy Feast choice : TUNA
58
Sky light? : UFO
60
Bitumen alternative : TAR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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