New York Times, Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Author: Gary Cee
Editor: Will Shortz
Gary Cee
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {DJQUXZ} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Cee. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Lickety-split : FAST
5. French first lady ___ Bruni-Sarkozy : CARLA
10. Spear : STAB
14. ESPN's Arthur ___ Courage Award : ASHE
15. Let out at the waist, e.g. : ALTER
16. Major-leaguer Tony or Alejandro : PENA
17. Essay, say : THINKPIECE
19. "I do solemnly swear ... ," e.g. : OATH
20. Francis who sang "Who's Sorry Now?" : CONNIE
21. Lapel attachment : TACKPIN
23. "The results ___!" : AREIN
24. Lunched, say : ATE
26. "Glee" actress ___ Michele : LEA
27. Unwordy : TERSE
28. King-size : LARGE
30. P, to Greeks : RHO
33. Abovementioned : PRIOR
35. No-good : ROTTEN
37. Space science: Abbr. : ASTR
40. Indian home ... or a hint to nine other answers in this puzzle : TEPEE
42. Advertising, basically : HYPE
43. Select : CHOOSE
45. Fireplace : INGLE
47. President pro ___ : TEM
48. Cordial relations : AMITY
50. Sufficient : AMPLE
54. Not unusual : PAR
56. American defense org. : NSA
57. Brazilian port of 1.4 million : BELEM
58. Backup group for Gladys Knight : THEPIPS
61. Blacktop again, e.g. : REPAVE
62. Busby and derby : HATS
63. One not looking for individual glory : TEAMPLAYER
66. Italian wine city : ASTI
67. Happy as ___ : ACLAM
68. Wedding band : RING
69. ___ and wherefores : WHYS
70. Degrees : STEPS
71. Word before deep or high : KNEE
1. Nabob : FATCAT
2. On dry land : ASHORE
3. Black eye : SHINER
4. Coach on the court : TENNISPRO
5. ___ Canaveral : CAPE
6. Rumble in the Jungle winner : ALI
7. GPS recommendation: Abbr. : RTE
8. Hannibal of "The Silence of the Lambs" : LECTER
9. "Clear the ___!" : AREA
10. Bike wheel radius : SPOKE
11. Group associated with 2009's Taxpayer March on Washington : TEAPARTY
12. Opposed to : ANTI
13. U-___ (Berlin railway) : BAHN
18. Hall-of-Famer Ralph of the Pirates : KINER
22. '63 Liz Taylor role : CLEO
24. Skin soother : ALOE
25. La Brea fossil preserve : TARPITS
29. Actor/TV personality Kinnear : GREG
31. Cool, '50s-style : HEP
32. "Just the ___" : ONE
34. Couple in the news : ITEM
36. Disneyland, e.g. : THEMEPARK
37. Part of a play : ACT
38. "He & ___" (1960s CBS series) : SHE
39. Singer with the Heartbreakers : TOMPETTY
41. New Age Grammy winner : ENYA
44. Hindu wrap : SARI
46. A-C on a filing cabinet, e.g. : LABEL
49. Beetle, for one : INSECT
51. Opening-round game of the N.C.A.A. basketball tournament : PLAYIN
52. Actor Sam of stage and screen : LEVENE
53. Come to light : EMERGE
55. Extreme point in an orbit : APSIS
58. De-ice : THAW
59. ___ mark (#) : HASH
60. School grps. : PTAS
61. Dashboard readings, for short : RPMS
64. Porter or stout : ALE
65. Treasure hunter's aid : MAP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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