New York Times, Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Author: David Steinberg
Editor: Will Shortz
David Steinberg
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQU} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Steinberg. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Wines said to go well with meat : REDS
5. White-bellied whales : ORCAS
10. Musical Mama : CASS
14. Each : APOP
15. Bubkes : ZILCH
16. Voting nay : ANTI
17. *1952 Marlon Brando film : VIVAZAPATA
19. It might hold the solution : VIAL
20. Arctic fishing tool : ICESAW
21. *2008 Meryl Streep film : MAMMAMIA
23. Parent who can pass on an X or Y chromosome : DAD
25. Orioles and Blue Jays, informally : ALERS
26. From the start : ABOVO
30. *1968 Mark Lester film : OLIVER
34. Name on a plaque, maybe : DONOR
35. French seas : MERS
36. Part of fashion's YSL : YVES
40. It follows the answer to each starred clue : EXCLAMATIONMARK
43. Medvedev's denial : NYET
44. Skew : BIAS
45. Blue Cross competitor : AETNA
46. *1972 Jack Lemmon film : AVANTI
48. Atlas blowup : INSET
49. Harvard Law Review editor who went on to become president : OBAMA
52. Bubkes : NIL
54. *1980 Robert Hays film : AIRPLANE
58. Intense passion : FERVOR
63. Tart fruit : SLOE
64. *1969 Barbra Streisand film : HELLODOLLY
66. Letter-shaped support : IBAR
67. Lensman Adams : ANSEL
68. Common feature in Roman statuary : TOGA
69. Achy : SORE
70. Emulated a lamb : BAAED
71. Former New York archbishop : EGAN
1. Shankar at Woodstock : RAVI
2. Like some fails, in modern slang : EPIC
3. Bird of peace : DOVE
4. Baden-Baden and others : SPAS
5. Seiji ___, longtime Boston Symphony maestro : OZAWA
6. Dead letters? : RIP
7. Tight-lipped sort : CLAM
8. Court proceedings : ACTA
9. Hoax : SHAM
10. Chargers in "The Charge of the Light Brigade" : CAVALRYMEN
11. Japanese cartoon art : ANIME
12. Connector of stories : STAIR
13. Fictional Marner : SILAS
18. Actress Pia : ZADORA
22. Daisy ___ : MAE
24. Realm : DOMAIN
26. Mideast oil port : ADEN
27. Hardly aerodynamic : BOXY
28. Formerly : ONCE
29. Watt's equivalent : VOLTAMPERE
31. Allow to attack : LETAT
32. Silent film effect : IRISIN
33. Letters on brandy : VSO
37. Textile factory containers : VATS
38. White-tailed raptor : ERNE
39. Game similar to bridge : SKAT
41. Many a C.E.O. has one : MBA
42. Did perfectly : NAILED
47. Batman portrayer Kilmer : VAL
49. Desert stop-off : OASIS
50. A ring bearer : BILBO
51. Loud, as a crowd : AROAR
53. Poker player's "Uncle" : IFOLD
55. Melville captain : AHAB
56. "99 Luftballons" singer : NENA
57. "Lohengrin" heroine : ELSA
59. Tedious learning method : ROTE
60. Many a YouTube upload : VLOG
61. Gymnast Korbut : OLGA
62. Meg of "Sleepless in Seattle" : RYAN
65. Big name in jeans : LEE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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