Assholes insert Landau symbol into abstracts after second review (7)

Themed cryptic crossword I compiled (over two fun evenings) for the STOC 2022 conference. Lots of short words, to make it super-friendly.

Special instructions. Four of six people that form a group related to our meeting appear in the grid, clued for their namesakes. Alas, each of these clues is missing a letter. This sound like nit-picking, but the letters form the name of the fifth person. The sixth person of the group, not to be confused with the Hungarian “Martians,” is the puzzle answer.

Across
1. Spoke first at STOC, with handouts. (4)
4. Laugh at Romanian jail without paking for Ford, say. (8)
10. Danes maybe cycling for cake. (7)
11. Squared dodecahedron contains root. (4)
12. With competence, like Niels Henrik? (4)
14. Trouble sounds like beer. (3)
16. Lnsky impales most of suricate with tip of yari. (5)
17. Taster confused desserts. (6)
19. Programmer is a father. (3)
21. Some alternating state. (3)
22. Limaye without an almond, say. (3)
23. Bullet point keeps her in France. (6)
26. Assholes insert Landau symbol into abstracts after second review. (7)
29. Logic from the Horn of Africa. (2)
31. Like, with probability 1. (2)
34. Complex zero first encountered by lady friend. (7)
38. Partly hesitant at ternary bit. (6)
39. Supporting structure turns semi-liquid. (3)
41. Everything Arthur left to end of protocol. (3)
43. Unbounded fan-in polylogarithmic depth circuit model is fake. (3)
44. Maybe Tracey’s luxury car runs out of olynomial time. (6)
45. Pin dress you ordered last Friday initially returned. (5)
46. Relationship uncovered travel document. (2-1)
47. Be certain about last Pfaffian orientation. (4)
48. Detect conference cost size. (3)
49. Matching for horses? (6)
50. Collect information about first woman embracing the state. (8)
51. Central to better AI data storage technology. (4) 

Down
1. Safer testable codes? (4, 4)
2. Maybe Arthur without Merlin is even worse … (5)
3. … definition of time than deterministic Arthur–Yaroslav. (3)
4. Cover us about first sign of integrality gap. (6)
5. Publish, but not ultimately sure about polynomial-time recurrence. (7)
6. 49 subsets the setter handles. (6)
7. Food at indiscrete algorithms conference held around Yale’s entrance. (4)
8. Revealed no deep confusion. (6)
9. Not having an arbitrary number of children. (4)
13. In Related Work section, over-inflate scientific contribution of Rabin in data structure. (4)
15. Iceland exists. (2)
18. Cuckoo hashing incurs five seconds. (3)
20. Function of what is owed, I hear. (3)
24. Cut off measure of computer performance, not taking sides. (3)
25. Two sigmas above the mean, or about ten delta. (8)
27. Coattail at breakfast? (3)
28. Twisted polygon in tessellation supporting functors. (7)
30. Tree parent has two left edges. (6)
32. Temporary visitor betrays topless arrangement. (6)
33. Trigonometric function is pretty dry. (3)
35. Denounce operator in vector analysis and put it away. (6)
36. 49 litres of sick. (3)
37. Turing machine’s second network. (4)
40. Academic degree supports unlimited games for simple minds in the US. (5)
41. Open access journal rejected final proof in distance estimate. (4)
42. Conceal often sample space. (4)
44. Objectively, we are American. (2)
47. It negates where you drink. (3) 

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