New York Times, Thursday, August 25, 2016

Author: Andrew Zhou
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Zhou. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2016, The New York TimesNo. 24,397
Across Down
1. Grind : GNASH
6. What the shaded squares in this puzzle symbolize : PAVEDROAD
15. Brand with a trademark on the phrase "Set it and forget it" : RONCO
16. Area to roam : OPENRANGE
17. In a state of entanglement : AFOUL
18. Goya or Del Monte product : GREENPEAS
19. Sticks one's nose in : MEDDLES
21. Soccer coverage? : SOD
22. Actress Williams of "Game of Thrones" : MAISIE
23. "Better Call Saul" airer : AMC
25. Ones working at home? : UMPS
29. Move like the sun in the sky : ARC
30. "Focus!" : SNAPOUTOFIT
33. "___ never work!" : ITLL
34. Japanese city known as "the nation's kitchen" : OSAKA
35. Combat setting for an air cav, once : NAM
38. Announcement after a deep breath : HEREIGO
40. In a comfortable position : SET
41. One of the ABC islands : ARUBA
43. Years in old Rome : ANNI
44. Dish offering : SATELLITETV
47. Where many drafts are produced : BAR
50. Collude with : ABET
51. Choice word : ANY
52. Brunch beverage : MIMOSA
54. Rural allergen : HAY
56. Larger-than-life statues : COLOSSI
57. Something pulled out before turning in : SLEEPSOFA
62. Dialogue, e.g. : LINES
63. "Misery" director : ROBREINER
64. Turn up : ARISE
65. French abbot thought to have originated the saying depicted symbolically in this puzzle : STBERNARD
66. Beach souvenir : SEASHELL
1. Nana : GRAMMA
2. What the gutsy display : NOFEAR
3. Like one end of a battery : ANODIC
4. Cold War missiles on mobile launchers : SCUDS
5. Queens neighborhood next to Jamaica : HOLLIS
6. 1990s fad : POGS
7. Fig. in car ads : APR
8. Village leader? : VEE
9. Romanian composer George : ENESCU
10. Villainous resident of Crab Key island : DRNO
11. OutKast and Mobb Deep : RAPDUOS
12. ___ World Trade Center : ONE
13. Ottoman official : AGA
14. Some, in Somme : DES
20. Choice word? : EENIE
23. Galore : APLENTY
24. Illinois city where John Deere is headquartered : MOLINE
26. Juilliard degs. : MFAS
27. Gymnastics position : PIKE
28. FiveThirtyEight datum : STAT
31. Way to Sugar Hill, in song : ATRAIN
32. ___ far gone : TOO
35. "For the benefit of all" org. : NASA
36. ___ Spring : ARAB
37. Remote control button : MUTE
38. ___ Steinbrenner, principal owner of the Yankees : HAL
39. U.S. base in Cuba, for short : GITMO
42. "Show up ... or else!" : BETHERE
45. Stores for future use : LAYSIN
46. Patrician estates : VILLAS
47. 1990s war locale : BOSNIA
48. Charge : ASSESS
49. Cause a commotion : RAISEHELL
53. Rippled and lustrous : MOIRE
55. Copier : APER
56. Check the birth date of, say : CARD
57. Medicare beneficiaries: Abbr. : SRS
58. Park place? : LOT
59. Retreat : EBB
60. Keats's "___ Dream" : ONA
61. Slangy suffix with two or three : FER

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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