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New York Times, Thursday, August 14, 2014

One of two engineering features depicted in this puzzle

Author:
Jason Flinn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 43 Missing: {FJKQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Flinn. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jason Flinn notes:
This is my 2nd published puzzle. I'm glad to be back! How are crossword construction and crossword solving similar? First, they both ... read more
Will Shortz notes:
As Jason noted, when I first accepted this puzzle last spring, the answer at 16A was PEROG/ATIVE. Perhaps I didn't notice the ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Fantastic idea. There have been many puzzles where words jump from one place to the next, or go off the edge and "warp" back to the ... read more
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© 2014, The New York Times8/14/14 ( No. 23,655 )
Across
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Former Ford full-sizes : LTDS
5
Divide by zero in a computer program, maybe : ERR
8
Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer, e.g. : PALS
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One who gets a charge out of charging? : SHOPAHOLIC
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Grassy expanse : LEA
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Calculated : DELIBERATE
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Commercial start for Pen : EPI
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Lovable 650-pound TV character : GENTLEBEN
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___-de-Marne (French department) : VAL
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New Mexico county or its seat : TAOS
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Service station sign : AIR
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Display one's guts : DARE
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Big bird : EMU
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First mass-production auto company outside the U.S. : CITROEN
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Mess up : MAR
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"Just leave!" : LETMEBE
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Outlier : ANOMALY
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Epitome of thinness : REED
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Start of a massive renovation, for short : DEMO
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Biblical betrayer : DELILAH
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37-Across, e.g. : TRAITOR
44
___ pop (music genre) : EMO
45
Head of Olympus? : OMICRON
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Open kimono preventer : OBI
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"I am a man more sinn'd against than sinning" speaker : LEAR
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It has an analytical writing component, for short : GRE
51
Dug up some dirt? : HOED
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One of two engineering features depicted in this puzzle : UNDERPASS
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Czech reformer Jan : HUS
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Reflexive response to an accusation : IDIDNTDOIT
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Wordplay, e.g. : WIT
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Writes briefly : SENDSANOTE
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One way to see a talk, for short? : ASL
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Avant-garde : EDGY
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"___-haw!" : YEE
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Material used in many high-end chess sets : ONYX
Down
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Flashback cause, maybe : LSD
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Rapper whose 2006 album "Doctor's Advocate" was #1 : THEGAME
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Apportion : DOLEOUT
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Short drives : SPINS
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One reason for a 52-Across : ELEVATEDHIGHWAY
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Withdraw (to) : REPAIR
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Another reason for a 52-Across : RAILROADTRESTLE
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Went carefully (over) : PORED
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One side in college football's Iron Bowl : ALABAMA
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Like some interpretations : LITERAL
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Trees, hills and streams, e.g. : SCENERY
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N.Y.C.-based dance group : ABT
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Daughter of Loki : HEL
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Business card abbr. : TEL
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Green formerly of "The Voice" : CEELO
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Building component with two flanges : IBEAM
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Summer time in Buenos Aires : ENERO
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Another name for Odysseus : NOMAN
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Hosp. procedure : MRI
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Reply of mock indignation : MOI
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Co-star of "The Cannonball Run," 1981 : DELUISE
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Changed : EMENDED
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Kind of dock : LOADING
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"We're not joking about that yet" : TOOSOON
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Michelle Obama campaign target : OBESITY
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Relieve : RID
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Compete without a struggle : CRUISE
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"I Am Woman" singer : REDDY
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"I ___ idea" : HADNO
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Urgent care workers, for short : RNS
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Org. concerned with pupils : PTA
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Big ___ (Dallas fair icon) : TEX

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

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