New York Times, Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Author: Wren Schultz
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39 Missing: {QVZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Schultz. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

Wren Schultz notes: Did you know ANO in Spanish means something very different than AÑO? Like kind of a big deal difference. When I learned ... more
Jeff Chen notes: Debut! I really enjoyed corresponding with Wren, who wondered if his pic would be too odd for me, or if his writeup would be too ... more
JimH notes: The marks in question have been added to the four letters below although, depending on the device you're reading this on, they can be hard ... more
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Across Down
1. Screwed up big-time : BLEWIT
7. Early 10th-century year : CMIX
11. Fit to be tied : MAD
14. Dickinson with a modeling agency : JANICE
15. Leisure : EASE
16. Fire truck accessory : AXE
17. Rock's Blue ___ Cult : OYSTER
18. Scott in 1857 news : DRED
19. ___ de la Cité : ILE
20. Triple Crown stat : RBI
21. Eventually : INTIME
23. Orch. section : STR
24. Supreme Court justice who replaced Stevens : KAGAN
26. U.N. agcy. that promotes "decent work for all women and men" : ILO
27. ___ Islands (autonomous part of Denmark) : FAROE
29. G.O.P. org. : RNC
30. Well-wisher's wish : ALLTHEBEST
32. Erik of "CHiPs" : ESTRADA
34. Gives the slip : ELUDES
35. Ariz.-to-Kan. direction : ENE
36. ___-mo replay : SLO
37. Odin's realm : ASGARD
41. Muscle builder for Popeye : SPINACH
45. Mark in the intersection of 19-Across and 11-Down : CIRCUMFLEX
47. Coffeehouse combo, often : DUO
48. Lightning Bolt : USAIN
49. "Footloose" hero ___ McCormack : REN
50. To a degree, informally : SORTA
52. Denouement : END
53. Awaited a tongue depressor, maybe : SAIDAH
55. Tempe sch. : ASU
56. 12 meses : ANO
57. "You ___?" (butler's line) : RANG
58. French waiter : GARCON
60. E-guffaw : LOL
61. Advance slowly : INCH
62. Mark in the intersection of 17-Across and 1-Down : UMLAUT
63. Part of a financial portfolio, for short : IRA
64. Greet's partner : MEET
65. "___ Fables" : AESOPS
1. One-named singer from Iceland : BJORK
2. Expose for all to see : LAYBARE
3. Midshipmen, after commission : ENSIGNS
4. Jokester : WIT
5. Strand at a ski lodge, maybe : ICEIN
6. Migratory seabird : TERN
7. Mark in the intersection of 58-Across and 43-Down : CEDILLA
8. Rocky Mountains rodent : MARMOT
9. "Gotcha" : ISEE
10. Struck (out) : XED
11. Restaurant V.I.P. : MAITRED
12. Frontman of the "Welcome to the Jungle" band : AXLROSE
13. Poor grade : DEE
22. Mark in the intersection of 56-Across and 38-Down : TILDE
23. "Elephant Boy" boy : SABU
25. Don't just sit there : ACT
27. Arsonist, e.g. : FELON
28. Alf and Mork, for short : ETS
30. The N.C.A.A.'s Aggies, informally : AANDM
31. DNA strand shape : HELIX
33. Any airing of "Friends," now : RERUN
36. Pass, as time : SPEND
37. Prefix with pressure : ACU
38. Opposite of "No way, José!"? : SISENOR
39. What may be in a breakfast bar : GRANOLA
40. Pepto-Bismol target : ACID
41. Deceptive dexterity : SLEIGHT
42. Hoopla : ADO
43. Neighbor of Aruba : CURACAO
44. Steaming bowlful : HOTSOUP
46. Champagne's place : FRANCE
50. "Tsk, tsk!" : SHAME
51. Em and Polly, in literature : AUNTS
53. Mentally together : SANE
54. Contents of un lago : AGUA
56. Boxing's "Louisville Lip" : ALI
57. Backboard attachment : RIM
59. "Treasure Island" monogram : RLS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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