New York Times, Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Author: Mr. Ed Sessa
Editor: Will Shortz
Edward Sessa
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQV} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Sessa. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Renowned family of Italian history : MEDICI
7. Thom ___ shoes : MCAN
11. ___-a-Mania, candy collectors' convention since 1991 : PEZ
14. Coral islands : ATOLLS
15. Island of exile : ELBA
16. Hew : AXE
17. Opening line from a TV show that debuted on 1/5/61 : HELLOIMMISTERED
20. Ideal ending? : IST
21. Buttinsky : SNOOP
22. "Smart" guys : ALECS
23. Subject of a hotel policy : PETS
24. Pumpkinhead : ASS
25. With 43-Across, line spoken by the show's star : TIMETOHITTHEHAY
33. High-tech surveillance acronym : AWACS
34. "Rama ___ Ding Dong" (1961 hit) : LAMA
35. Org. in the health care debate : AMA
36. Pens sold in 10-packs : BICS
37. Canine complaints : YELPS
39. ___-a-brac : BRIC
40. ___Kosh B'Gosh : OSH
41. Phileas ___, fictional circumnavigator : FOGG
42. Part of a "Macbeth" trio : WITCH
43. See 25-Across : OHIFORGOTIATEIT
47. It was "lost" in 1981's top-grossing movie : ARK
48. "The Lord of the Rings" tree creatures : ENTS
49. Wing it : ADLIB
52. Of the lower small intestine : ILEAC
54. "Fee, fi, fo, ___" : FUM
57. Familiar title for the star of the show : THETALKINGHORSE
60. Hit the jackpot : WON
61. Furrow-producing : DEEP
62. Former space shuttle commander Collins : EILEEN
63. Pained cries : OWS
64. Pilots' announcements, for short : ETAS
65. Pilots : STEERS
1. When repeated, a food fish : MAHI
2. Summers in la cité : ETES
3. Definitely no genius : DOLT
4. Indisposed : ILL
5. Suitable sites for suits : CLOSETS
6. Really digs : ISINTO
7. Office reminder : MEMO
8. "Good" rate : CLIP
9. Sit-up muscles : ABS
10. "Rocky and Bullwinkle" villainess : NATASHA
11. Skin : PARE
12. Big cheese : EXEC
13. Jazz duo in London? : ZEDS
18. ___ pit (rock concert area) : MOSH
19. Ultimate word in an ultimatum : ELSE
23. Neighbors of 9-Down : PECS
24. Bill dispensers : ATMS
25. Like cannibalism, e.g. : TABOO
26. "Wouldn't that be nice" : IWISH
27. Chuck Yeager's breakthrough : MACHI
28. "Send me" : ILLGO
29. Dance like the Hines Brothers : TAP
30. Poker Flat creator Bret : HARTE
31. Friends, in Florence : AMICI
32. Luxury craft : YACHT
37. Fergie's duchy : YORK
38. Object of a spring hunt : EGG
39. Bridle parts : BITS
41. Prohibited : FORBADE
42. "Be careful!" : WATCHIT
44. ___ accompli : FAIT
45. Holden Caulfield, for one : TEEN
46. Since way back when : INAGES
49. "A one and ___" : ATWO
50. Indian Ocean vessel : DHOW
51. Monocle part : LENS
52. Chain founded in Sweden : IKEA
53. Logo image for "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" : LIPS
54. Unattached : FREE
55. Lead-in for friendly : USER
56. Department store department : MENS
58. Tennis judge's call : LET
59. "Bravo!" : OLE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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