New York Times, Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Author: Michael David
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael David
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. David. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. [5] : WOOD
5. [1] : PAPER
10. Word on either side of "à" : VIS
13. Sporty auto, for short : ALFA
14. Call to mind : EVOKE
15. Asteroid area : BELT
16. Stand up to : DEFY
17. In an intellectual manner : CEREBRALLY
19. Pointy-eared TV character : SPOCK
21. [25] : SILVER
22. Polished off : ATE
23. Couldn't help but : HADTO
27. Feudal lord : LIEGE
28. With 49- and 69-Across, a hint to the meanings of the bracketed clues : TRADITIONAL
31. [10] : TIN
32. Spoken for : TAKEN
33. Climber's goal : APEX
34. Giga- follower : BYTE
35. Creator of Oz : BAUM
37. King of tragedy : LEAR
39. Dud's sound : PFFT
42. Caramel-filled candy : ROLO
44. Prom, e.g. : DANCE
48. Cyberaddress : URL
49. See 28-Across : ANNIVERSARY
51. [30] : PEARL
53. Combine name : DEERE
54. Free pass, of sorts : BYE
55. Some locker room art : PINUPS
57. Garden pest genus : APHIS
59. Ones whipping things up in the kitchen? : EGGBEATERS
63. Sci. branch : ASTR
65. He and she : THEY
66. Like some checking accounts : NOFEE
67. Sportsmanship Award org. : NCAA
68. Bourbon and Beale: Abbr. : STS
69. See 28-Across : GIFTS
70. [50] : GOLD
1. Crumple (up) : WAD
2. Faux fat : OLESTRA
3. Like late-night commuter trains : OFFPEAK
4. Harry Belafonte catchword : DAYO
5. Eat like a bird : PECKAT
6. Alternative to Ct. or La. : AVE
7. ___ favor : POR
8. Squeeze (out) : EKE
9. Gen. Beauregard's men : REBS
10. Soft and smooth : VELVETY
11. Dishonest, informally : ILLEGIT
12. Compound in disposable coffee cups : STYRENE
15. "South Pacific" setting : BALI
18. Small brook : RILL
20. [20] : CHINA
22. Court fig. : ATT
24. [60] : DIAMOND
25. Do better than : TOP
26. Bob Marley classic : ONELOVE
29. Red ink : DEBT
30. Let go : AXE
34. Support providers : BRAS
36. Barista's container : URN
38. Seller of TV spots : ADREP
39. Some children's show characters : PUPPETS
40. Rig contents : FREIGHT
41. Projecting wheel rims : FLANGES
43. Links concern : LIE
45. Fig Newtons maker : NABISCO
46. [15] : CRYSTAL
47. Check out : EYE
49. Mont Blanc, par exemple : ALPE
50. Clears the board : ERASES
52. [40] : RUBY
56. Turned state's evidence : SANG
58. Pal around (with) : HANG
60. Parisian pronoun : TOI
61. Gee preceder : EFF
62. Emeritus: Abbr. : RET
64. "Awesome!" : RAD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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