New York Times, Saturday, January 25, 2014

Author: James Mulhern
Editor: Will Shortz
James Mulhern
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQVX} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Mulhern. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

James Mulhern notes: This was my first attempt at themeless construction. It has some definite creakiness I'm not thrilled with, looking at it with ... more
Will Shortz notes: I accepted today's puzzle by James Mulhern in August 2012. A few weeks ago, just as I was editing it, he wrote me again out of the ... more
Jeff Chen notes: Now that's a great 1-across clue. (For all you non-physics nerds out there, Newton's first law of motion is often quoted as 'a body ... more
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Across Down
1. Body that doesn't remain at rest? : ZOMBIE
7. Having way too much on one's plate : SWAMPED
14. It's not normal : ANOMALY
16. Dismissive confession follower : SOSUEME
17. Start liking a lot : GETINTO
18. Rare electee : WRITEIN
19. ___ B : ATO
20. Ingredient in an Americano : SODA
22. Like Fabergé eggs : DAINTY
23. Repeated battle cry : TORA
25. Megadyne fractions : NEWTONS
27. Chef DiSpirito : ROCCO
29. Dog it : LOAF
30. Texts, e.g.: Abbr. : MSGS
34. "The Valley of Amazement" novelist, 2013 : AMYTAN
36. Org. for female shooters : LPGA
38. Inuit knife : ULU
39. Writer of the ethnography "Germania" : TACITUS
41. Get out of the blasted state? : SOBERUP
43. What isn't the small print?: Abbr. : ENL
44. Suffocating blanket : SMOG
46. Get off the drive, say : DELETE
47. Food factory stock : DYES
49. Ninny : BOOB
51. Utter : SHEER
52. 20th-century treaty topic : TESTBAN
55. Priceline possibilities : INNS
56. Release : UNLOCK
59. 2012 Pro Bowl player Chris : SNEE
61. Once-common "commonly" : OFT
62. Game that can't be played : RAINOUT
64. She wrote "The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands" : DRLAURA
66. "Spread the happy" sloganeer : NUTELLA
67. Queen's weapon : STINGER
68. Producing zip : STERILE
69. Strips at a pageant : SASHES
1. Given a 20 for food, say : ZAGATRATED
2. Drink that often makes a person sick : ONETOOMANY
3. Road hog : MOTORCYCLE
4. Record label abbr. : BMI
5. Johns of Britain : IANS
6. John of Britain : ELTON
7. Recife-to-Rio dir. : SSW
8. Bible : WORDOFGOD
9. Like Huns : ASIAN
10. Refusal to speak : MUTISM
11. Flatten, as a rivet : PEEN
12. Throw out : EMIT
13. Keep from : DENY
15. Demonstrate a wide range on a range? : YODEL
21. Gone private? : AWOL
24. Early CliffsNotes subheading : ACTI
26. Restin' piece? : TAPS
28. Energy bar ingredients : OATS
31. "You guessed it ..." : SUREENOUGH
32. Like some diets that avoid pasta : GLUTENFREE
33. People people : SUPERSTARS
35. Ninny : NUMBSKULL
37. Lincoln and others : ABES
40. Diesel discharge : SOOT
42. Primary and secondary, briefly : ELHI
45. Bunches : GOBS
48. Habitual high achiever? : STONER
50. Label stable : BANDS
53. C.D.C. concern : ECOLI
54. "Phooey!" : NERTS
56. Some heavy planters : URNS
57. Like some flags: Abbr. : NAUT
58. Not full-bodied : LITE
60. "Modern Gallantry" pen name : ELIA
63. Swimming gold medalist Park ___-hwan : TAE
65. Key component: Abbr. : ANS

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