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New York Times, Friday, June 26, 2015

Author:
Erin Rhode
Editor:
Will Shortz
Like years evenly divisible by four that are not leap years
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Erin Rhode

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Rhode.
Erin Rhode notes:
It's been on my bucket list to construct a crossword for the New York Times for a few years. In fact, in 2013, I made it a New Year's ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Debut! Enjoyable puzzle featuring three strong grid-spanners. I've never used SORRY IM NOT SORRY — or actually heard it used — but ... read more
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© 2015, The New York Times6/26/15 ( No. 23,971 )
Across
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Patronizingly point out, in modern lingo : MANSPLAIN
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Earring parts : POSTS
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"You got me" : IMATALOSS
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Source of doom for the 17-Across : UBOAT
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See 16-Across : LUSITANIA
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Famous stutterer : PORKY
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Memo letters : ASAP
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Intersected : MET
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Firewood unit : STERE
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First name on the Supreme Court : ELENA
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Dorothy in "The Wizard of Oz" : GALE
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Jaw : YAP
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"Erin Burnett OutFront" channel : CNN
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Element in Pyrex : BORON
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Outstanding, in hip-hop : ILL
31
___ Island : RHODE
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Psychologist Alfred who invented the intelligence test : BINET
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Low on the range : MOO
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Prince in "Frozen" : HANS
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Patron saint of chastity : AGNES
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Winter drifter : SNOW
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O.R. staples : IVS
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Advertises : PLUGS
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Space race? : EWOKS
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Prefix with Latin : NEO
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Monopoly card data : RENTS
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Something that might smell fishy : NET
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Brahms's "___ Deutsches Requiem" : EIN
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About : ORSO
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City south of Kyiv : ODESA
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Food items in shells : TARTS
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Led : RAN
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Restaurant request : TOGO
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Mother of Perseus : DANAE
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Product that puts waves in the hair : SALTSPRAY
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Super- : ULTRA
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Touched on something touchy : HITANERVE
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Elizabeth of "Avengers: Age of Ultron" : OLSEN
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Like solitaire games : ONEPLAYER
Down
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Kunis of "Black Swan" : MILA
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Tickle : AMUSE
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"m" and "n" : NASALCONSONANTS
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Grant allowances : STIPENDS
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First lady before Betty : PAT
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Spitting image in the Andes? : LLAMA
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The best : AONE
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"Should I take an umbrella or not?" : ISITGOINGTORAIN
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Metadata collector, for short : NSA
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Scout's shelter : PUPTENT
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High wind : OBOE
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Non-apology apology : SORRYIMNOTSORRY
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"Check this out" : TAKEALOOK
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Pen without ink? : STY
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Cherry plum relatives : SLOES
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Minneapolis-to-Duluth dir. : NNE
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James of "Gunsmoke" : ARNESS
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Does fieldwork? : PLOWS
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Pistols with spring-air action : BBGUNS
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Locale of some Swiss banks : RHINE
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What many career women strive to do : HAVEITALL
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A's and O's : ALERS
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Honey : SWEETPEA
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Frequently changing : PROTEAN
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Consummate : END
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Available : ONTAP
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Sweetener source : AGAVE
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Like years evenly divisible by four that are not leap years : RARE
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___ Sprachen (ancient languages: Ger.) : ALTE
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___ and terminer (high criminal court) : OYER
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The White Stripes, e.g. : DUO
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HBO alternative : SHO
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Former gig for Sen. Franken : SNL

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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