New York Times, Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Author: Gary Cee
Editor: Will Shortz
Gary Cee
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33 Missing: {QVW} This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Cee. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Harness horse's gait : TROT
5. Light bluish green : JADE
9. Reading chair accompaniers : LAMPS
14. Tennis's Mandlikova : HANA
15. It's just under 8: Abbr. : OPER
16. Intensely passionate : AFIRE
17. Athlete's booster : ENERGYBAR
19. One of many on a monitor : PIXEL
20. Ving of Hollywood : RHAMES
21. Subject of a Car and Driver report : ROADTEST
23. It was transferred to China in 1999 : MACAO
24. Sleek, briefly : AERO
25. Detergent with a glass in every box, long ago : DUZ
26. Where to paint a model : ARTCLASS
28. Pea or peanut : LEGUME
31. Mormon church, for short : LDS
32. D.C. team since '05 : NATS
34. Kind of colony in "Papillon" : LEPER
35. With 37-Across, leave quickly ... or what both words in 17-, 21-, 26-, 49-, 56- and 61-Across could be? : HIGH
37. See 35-Across : TAIL
39. Not live : TAPED
42. "Uh-huh" : ISEE
44. N.Y.C. commuters' inits. : MTA
47. "Yippee!" : HURRAY
49. Catholic remembrance : MASSCARD
52. Tokyo, formerly : EDO
53. Word after e or G : MAIL
55. Mitchum rival : ARRID
56. Tipoff : JUMPBALL
59. See the light of day : EMERGE
60. Virus that arose in the Congo : EBOLA
61. x : TIMESSIGN
63. Bags with handles : TOTES
64. Indigo plant : ANIL
65. Ready to be driven, in golf : TEED
66. ___ attack : SNEAK
67. ___ Pop, 2010 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee : IGGY
68. Lat. and Lith., formerly : SSRS
1. Kind of blanket : THERMAL
2. Mounted a fierce campaign : RANHARD
3. Works without a break? : ONEACTS
4. Landing strip : TARMAC
5. Life's pleasures : JOYS
6. The 9-Down might put one out, briefly : APB
7. Salutation in an old-fashioned love letter : DEAREST
8. Foul-up : ERROR
9. "Colors" org. : LAPD
10. Throw ___ : AFIT
11. Screwy in the head : MIXEDUP
12. Suppose : PRESUME
13. Fizzy water : SELTZER
18. Hydrologist's field: Abbr. : GEOL
22. IM pioneer : AOL
24. Japanese brew : ASAHI
27. "Taking Woodstock" director Lee : ANG
29. Inventor Whitney : ELI
30. Bath ___ : GEL
33. Fantastic bargain : STEAL
35. The Doors' "Love ___ Madly" : HER
36. Mrs. Morgenstern on "Rhoda" : IDA
38. D.D.E. opponent : AES
39. Meadowlands team : THEJETS
40. Birders' magazine : AUDUBON
41. Plug : PROMOTE
43. Come up ___ : SMILING
44. Puts one and one together? : MARRIES
45. Set off : TRIGGER
46. The 1 and 2 in 1 + 2 = 3 : ADDENDS
48. Soprano Sumac : YMA
50. ___ Club : SAMS
51. Peaks : CRESTS
54. ___ Mountains (Asian range) : ALTAI
57. Heartfelt request : PLEA
58. Soak up some rays : BASK
59. Snakelike : EELY
62. Korean War fighter : MIG

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

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