New York Times, Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Author: Milo Beckman
Editor: Will Shortz
Milo Beckman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {BJ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Beckman. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Hanging open : AGAPE
6. Cousin of an ax : ADZE
10. Near Eastern V.I.P.'s : AGAS
14. Doesn't have a second to lose? : SOLOS
15. Boutique fixture : DRESSRACK
17. Exhibited perfect braking : STOPPEDONAPENNY
19. Native Nebraskan : OTO
20. Followers of nus : XIS
21. "For me? You shouldn't have ..." : AWGEE
22. Nicest room on a ship, probably : CAPTAINSDIMES
27. Toward the back : AFT
28. E.T.A.'s for red-eyes : AMS
29. Here, to Henri : ICI
32. Foofaraw : HOOHA
35. Aloe additive? : VERA
37. "Heavens to Betsy!" : EGAD
38. Cashier's error, as suggested by 17-, 22-, 47- and 58-Across? : INCORRECTCHANGE
41. Henry who made a Fortune? : LUCE
42. Baby taking a bow? : EROS
43. Befuddled : ATSEA
44. Baton Rouge sch. : LSU
45. Peace grp. since 1948 : OAS
46. "___ loves me ..." : SHE
47. Certain loaf : PUMPERQUARTER
54. Frigidaire competitor : AMANA
56. Bumbler : OAF
57. Réunion, e.g. : ILE
58. Being frugal : PINCHINGNICKELS
63. Strongly praised : ACCLAIMED
64. Goose bumps-producing, maybe : EERIE
65. Funnywoman Martha : RAYE
66. Actress Naldi of the silents : NITA
67. Kickoff : ONSET
1. N.A.A.C.P. part: Abbr. : ASSOC
2. Must, slangily : GOTTA
3. Something to be thrown for : ALOOP
4. Top 40 fare : POP
5. Medium capacity? : ESP
6. Contribute to the mix : ADDIN
7. Impurity : DROSS
8. Eastern state? : ZEN
9. That, in Tijuana : ESA
10. "___ there yet?" : AREWE
11. Handy IDs in the hood? : GANGSIGNS
12. Unwanted spots : ACNE
13. Kind of terrier : SKYE
16. Slows down traffic, say? : SPAMS
18. Sign by stairs, often : EXIT
23. 1,000-foot-deep lake that straddles a state line : TAHOE
24. Many miles away : AFAR
25. Game with a maximum score of 180 : DARTS
26. Apple offering : IMAC
30. Zoo keeper? : CAGE
31. Noodle product? : IDEA
32. Over the ___ : HILL
33. Burden : ONUS
34. Number of people in a room : OCCUPANCY
35. Numbered thing in the Bible : VERSE
36. Friendly introduction? : ECO
37. Faster's opposite : EATER
39. Bring in : REAP
40. "Yeah, right" : HAHA
45. Gerald Ford's birthplace : OMAHA
46. Muslim mystic : SUFI
48. Theodore Roosevelt, to Eleanor : UNCLE
49. Man of many words? : ROGET
50. Press conference component, briefly : QANDA
51. Arena sections : TIERS
52. Carl's wife in "Up" : ELLIE
53. Bowling alley button : RESET
54. On ___ with (equal to) : APAR
55. Sheet mineral : MICA
59. "There is no ___ team" : IIN
60. Name placeholder in govt. records : NMI
61. Many a Fortune profilee, for short : CEO
62. "Jeopardy!" whiz Jennings : KEN

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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