New York Times, Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Author: Kristian House
Editor: Will Shortz
Kristian House
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: none – this is a pangram Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. House. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Course in the biology dept. : ANAT
5. Prize won by Obama and Carter : NOBEL
10. Pickle containers : JARS
14. Rogen of "Knocked Up" : SETH
15. Strong adhesive : EPOXY
16. Black cloud or black cat, to some : OMEN
17. Do-it-yourselfer's activity : HOMEREPAIR
19. Spanish sparkling wine : CAVA
20. Came next : ENSUED
21. Compares (to) : STACKSUP
23. With 51-Across, nitpick ... or a hint to 17-, 37- and 60-Across : SPLIT
25. Affirmatives : YESES
26. Turns down : REFUSES
29. Last word of "For He's a Jolly Good Fellow" : DENY
31. Altogether it's worth the most bonus troops in Risk : ASIA
32. Giraffe's cousin : OKAPI
34. Snowmobile part : SKI
37. New York singing group that last performed in 2007 : HARLEMBOYSCHOIR
41. It's "the word" : MUM
42. Ability : MEANS
43. Digital camera mode : AUTO
44. Reminder of an old wound : SCAR
45. Tot's enclosure : PLAYPEN
48. Suffix with Kafka or Zola : ESQUE
51. See 23-Across : HAIRS
52. Come together : COALESCE
55. Preparing to drive, with "up" : TEEING
59. Half-pint : RUNT
60. Forum cheer : HAILCAESAR
62. Govt. meat-stamping org. : USDA
63. What "O" stands for in the magazine business : OPRAH
64. Knock for a loop : DAZE
65. Son of John and Yoko : SEAN
66. "GoodFellas" Oscar winner Joe : PESCI
67. Gulp from a flask : SWIG
1. ___ Stadium (Big Apple tennis locale) : ASHE
2. Vegas gas : NEON
3. Dinero dispensers : ATMS
4. Bar habitué's order, maybe : THEUSUAL
5. Replaceable part of a phonograph : NEEDLE
6. Antonym: Abbr. : OPP
7. Blowhard's claim : BOAST
8. Interstate sign : EXIT
9. Vega's constellation : LYRA
10. Big name in underwear : JOCKEY
11. Pile up : AMASS
12. Show with skits : REVUE
13. Alternatives to buttons : SNAPS
18. Contract negotiators, for short : REPS
22. Critic of the selfless : CYNIC
24. Weathercaster's pressure line : ISOBAR
26. Chicago mayor Emanuel : RAHM
27. Jacob's twin : ESAU
28. Unwilling to budge : FIRM
29. Place for a facial : DAYSPA
30. Short albums, for short : EPS
33. "___-Tiki" : KON
34. With 57-Down, memorable "Seinfeld" character, with "the" : SOUP
35. Charlie Brown toy that's often "eaten" by a tree : KITE
36. Steel component : IRON
38. Show host : EMCEE
39. ___ culpa : MEA
40. TV's Clampetts, e.g. : HAYSEEDS
44. Mideast bigwig : SULTAN
46. Nutlike Chinese fruit : LITCHI
47. Two-dimensional measure : AREA
48. Hosiery shades : ECRUS
49. Drunk : SOUSE
50. Post-lecture session, informally : QANDA
51. Ones named in a will : HEIRS
53. Woodworking or metalworking class : SHOP
54. Superman costume part : CAPE
56. "Vidi," translated : ISAW
57. See 34-Down : NAZI
58. Pitcher Maddux with four Cy Young Awards : GREG
61. Fond du ___, Wis. : LAC

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

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