New York Times, Friday, August 29, 2014

Author: Daniel Raymon
Editor: Will Shortz
Daniel Raymon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FJKQZ} This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Raymon. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

Daniel Raymon notes: I'm very excited to have my first themeless puzzle published. My first daily puzzle was a Monday, and I've gone in order up ... more
Will Shortz notes: While I don't place any arbitrary limit on the number of proper names in a puzzle — it all depends on how familiar they are, ... more
Jeff Chen notes: Congrats to Dani for his first themeless! He follows a tried and true path, essentially creating four triple-stacks (one in each ... more
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© 2014, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Poll Internet users on, perhaps : CROWDSOURCE
12. Inn stock : ALE
15. Code often used for take-home tests : HONORSYSTEM
16. W. Coast airport one might think has poor security? : LAX
17. Summed up : INANUTSHELL
18. Middle-earth baddie : ORC
19. Short order? : REG
20. Kiwi's companion : MATE
21. Longtime N.F.L. coach whose name is French for "the handsome" : LEBEAU
23. Ordinary person : PLEB
25. Soprano Grist : RERI
27. Neighbor of St. Kitts : NEVIS
28. Symbol of sentimentality : SYRUP
30. Anti-Mafia measure, briefly : RICO
32. Eliot title surname : BEDE
33. Budgetary concern : CAP
35. "Miss Julie" composer, 1965 : NEDROREM
37. Ray often seen over a range : RACHAEL
41. As surplus : TOSPARE
42. He played John Glenn in 1983 and John McCain in 2012 : EDHARRIS
44. Bo Jackson was one in '89 : MVP
45. Mideast's Gulf of ___ : ADEN
46. Department store chain founder : MACY
48. Like un bébé : PETIT
52. Costa ___ : RICAN
54. Whaler's direction? : THAR
56. Angela Lansbury, e.g. : DAME
57. Group sharing a culture : ETHNOS
59. Year Bush was re-elected : MMIV
61. Kroger alternative : IGA
62. Mark, as a survey square : XIN
63. Singer known as "La Divina" : MARIACALLAS
66. Natural rock climber : IVY
67. Words following an understatement : ANDTHENSOME
68. Leaves on a trolley, say : TEA
69. "Don't worry ..." : RESTASSURED
1. In-flight calls? : CHIRPS
2. Doc Savage portrayer : RONELY
3. Cousin of a donkey : ONAGER
4. Secured : WON
5. One expected to get beaten : DRUM
6. Cool red giant : SSTAR
7. The world, to a go-getter? : OYSTER
8. Mark the start of : USHERIN
9. Travel option: Abbr. : RTE
10. Word with wall or tower : CELL
11. Football Hall-of-Famer Tunnell : EMLEN
12. Juice source for a trendy drink : ALOEVERA
13. Bo Jackson was one in '89 : LARAIDER
14. Response to an insult : EXCUSEME
22. Played like Bird or Trane : BEBOPPED
24. Notable lifelong bachelor in U.S. history : BUCHANAN
26. Player of Fin Tutuola on TV : ICET
29. Host of 1950s TV's "Bank on the Stars" : PAAR
31. Longtime Laker Lamar : ODOM
34. Salon job : PERM
36. Answer, quickly : RSVP
37. Means of furtive escape : REAREXIT
38. 12-Down, often : ADDITIVE
39. Neighbor of Georgia : CHECHNYA
40. "South Pacific" girl : LIAT
43. Political theorist Carl : SCHMITT
47. Steinway competitor : YAMAHA
49. Suitable job? : TAILOR
50. "Count me in" : IMGAME
51. Like big hair, often : TEASED
53. ESPN analyst Garciaparra : NOMAR
55. Sieves, in a way : RICES
58. Not unhinged : SANE
60. Relocation transportation : VANS
64. Travel options: Abbr. : RDS
65. Fighting Tigers' sch. : LSU

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