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New York Times, Thursday, July 4, 2013

Author:
Barry Franklin and Sara Kaplan
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QVXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Franklin. This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Kaplan. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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Across
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Insomnia medicine : AMBIEN
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Big top? : AFRO
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Prime meridian std. : GST
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Levels : STRATA
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A title may come with one : LIEN
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Accepted as a cost, informally : ATE
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One of the first five 49-Acrosses : THOMASJEFFERSON
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NASA approvals : AOKS
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Offended : HURT
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Line ending at Penn Sta. : LIRR
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Smallest Indian state : GOA
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One of the first five 49-Acrosses : JOHNADAMS
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English king nicknamed Longshanks : EDWARDI
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Gift-giver's urging : OPENIT
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Skater Brian : BOITANO
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Cheetah's prey : GNU
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One of the first five 49-Acrosses : JAMESMONROE
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Professor Bobo of "Mystery Science Theater 3000," e.g. : APE
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Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance : TUSCANY
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Update electrically : REWIRE
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Pump for a heart, e.g. : ANALOGY
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See 17-, 24- and 36-Across : PRESIDENT
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Charlemagne ruled it: Abbr. : HRE
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Western sound effect : CLOP
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Laughable : RICH
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[Buyer beware] : ASIS
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Date on which 17-, 24- and 36-Across died : THEFOURTHOFJULY
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Whitman's "A Backward Glance ___ Travel'd Roads" : OER
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Bogotá bloom : FLOR
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Company that developed NutraSweet : SEARLE
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N.F.L. meas. : YDS
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Card game with a bank : FARO
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Mushes : PUREES
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"All the world," in "As You Like It" : ASTAGE
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Home to North America's only year-round ski resort : MTHOOD
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"Today" show host before Gumbel : BROKAW
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Alpo alternative : IAMS
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Letter that's an anagram of 16-Across : ETA
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Humorist who wrote "Happiness is having a scratch for every itch" : NASH
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Old Olds : ALERO
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Liquor purchase : FIFTH
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Whistle blower : REF
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400 meters, in Olympic track and field : ONELAP
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Pilot's place : GASRANGE
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Enter angrily : STORMIN
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Count on one's fingers? : TEN
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Sport practiced in white attire : JUJITSU
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Car, slangily : RIDE
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Columnist Peggy : NOONAN
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Early Beatle Sutcliffe : STU
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Esq. group : ABA
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Neighbor of Ukr. : ROM
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Was on a flexitarian plan, maybe : DIETED
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When many alarms go off, for short : AMS
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Baseball umpire's ruling : NOCATCH
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Chain stores? : JEWELERS
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___ polymerase : RNA
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"Popeye" name : OYL
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MoMA artist : ARP
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Sat : PERCHED
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"Time ___ the essence" : ISOF
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Scam : RIPOFF
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"Yeah, right" : OHSURE
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A Bentley has a big one : GRILLE
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Emphatic agreement : YESYES
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Dropping the ball, say : ERROR
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Onetime Dodge S.U.V. : NITRO
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O.R. locale : HOSP
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Open a tad : AJAR
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Fast-food freebie : TOY
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Diminutive suffix : ULA
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Fire: Fr. : FEU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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