New York Times, Monday, October 10, 2011

Author: Ian C. Livengood
Editor: Will Shortz
Ian Livengood
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Livengood. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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JimH notes: The 20 C's in this grid is a record.
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Across Down
1. Scratch : MAR
4. Cries out loud : SOBS
8. Football team with a blue horseshoe on its helmet : COLTS
13. ___-Wan Kenobi : OBI
14. Annoying computer message : ERROR
16. Nail a test : ACEIT
17. Stogie holder : CIGARCASE
19. Letter after eta : THETA
20. Kitchen range : STOVE
21. Florida city on the Gulf : CAPECORAL
23. Singer Horne : LENA
25. "___ the Explorer" (Nickelodeon show) : DORA
26. NBC skit show since '75 : SNL
27. What a TV host often reads from : CUECARD
30. Type : ILK
32. "The buck stops here" pres. : HST
33. Place to hang a jacket : COATCLOSET
39. Words in an analogy : ISTO
41. Thurman of Hollywood : UMA
42. Pet lovers' org. : SPCA
43. Sign of alien life, some say : CROPCIRCLE
47. Chihuahua's bark : ARF
48. Tiny amount : TAD
49. Army do : CREWCUT
52. HBO alternative : SHO
55. Fishing sticks : RODS
58. "I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
59. Fessed up : CAMECLEAN
62. Follow : ENSUE
65. Japanese port : OSAKA
66. The French Open is the only Grand Slam tournament played on this : CLAYCOURT
68. "On the ___ hand ..." : OTHER
69. Completely dead, as an engine : KAPUT
70. "Here ___ Again" (1987 Whitesnake hit) : IGO
71. Razz : TEASE
72. Projects for beavers : DAMS
73. Card below a jack : TEN
1. Footwear that may be worn with PJs : MOCS
2. Somewhat : ABIT
3. Verdi opera : RIGOLETTO
4. Venus's sister with a tennis racket : SERENA
5. "The Lord of the Rings" creature : ORC
6. Bric-a-___ : BRAC
7. "'Tis a pity" : SOSAD
8. Bit of razzing : CATCALL
9. Cinco + tres : OCHO
10. Lecherous looks : LEERS
11. Mythical giant : TITAN
12. Play for time : STALL
15. Seized vehicle : REPO
18. With: Fr. : AVEC
22. Clapton of rock : ERIC
24. Path of a fly ball : ARC
27. Trendy : CHIC
28. The Beatles' "Back in the ___" : USSR
29. Gloomy : DOUR
31. Dramatic boxing results, briefly : KOS
34. "Mad Men" network : AMC
35. Soft powder : TALC
36. Astronaut's attire : SPACESUIT
37. Off-white shade : ECRU
38. President whose father co-founded Yale's Skull and Bones : TAFT
40. Choose (to) : OPT
44. Auto maintenance : CARCARE
45. One who's worshiped : IDOL
46. ___ of Good Feelings : ERA
50. Chooses for office : ELECTS
51. Excessive lover of the grape : WINO
52. Get a move on : SCOOT
53. Waste maker, in a proverb : HASTE
54. Midwest city whose name is a poker variety : OMAHA
56. All 52 cards : DECK
57. Leafy course : SALAD
60. Just manages, with "out" : EKES
61. California's ___ Valley : NAPA
63. Longing : URGE
64. School on the Thames : ETON
67. "Dee-lish!" : YUM

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

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