New York Times, Thursday, August 28, 2014

Author: Ned White
Editor: Will Shortz
Bra sale
Ned White
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. White. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Ned White notes: This theme seemed fairly straightforward to me, and it gave me my chance at last to allude to Ward Cleaver, perhaps frustrating ... more
Will Shortz notes: Is BRA SALE (63A) a legitimate crossword entry? Is it a 'thing'? I debated a long time about this, ultimately deciding it sneaked ... more
Jeff Chen notes: This one's bound to be divisive, some people loving these definitional puzzles, some people hating them. I appreciate Ned's extra ... more
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© 2014, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Much of Brides magazine : ADPAGES
8. Wall St. operator : ARB
11. [as per the original] : SIC
14. In the general vicinity : NEARISH
15. Toscanini, for one : MAESTRO
17. Kitschy quality : NOTASTE
18. Cornered : INATRAP
19. Bust ___ (laugh hard) : ARIB
20. Retailer owned by Gap : OLDNAVY
22. "We Three Kings of Orient Are," e.g. : NOEL
23. Part of a spiral galaxy farthest from the center : OUTERARM
27. Ones who cry uncle? : NEPHEWS
31. Feed a line to again : RECUE
32. 1960s TV's Cousin ___ : ITT
34. Stable color : ROAN
35. Query for clarification : ISNTIT
36. Adolf Hitler, e.g., according to a 1983 hoax : DIARIST
38. Depression Era architectural movement : MODERNE
39. Exit : EGRESS
40. H2O, to a tot : WAWA
41. What makes a top stop? : ESS
42. Manage : SEETO
43. Pretenses : FACADES
45. Diner or sleeper : TRAINCAR
47. Party request : RSVP
50. Rot : TWADDLE
53. Where most of Russia is : ASIA
54. Something not seen on a nudist, maybe : TANLINE
57. Compensates for : OFFSETS
59. Approval for un hombre : SISENOR
60. 1920s-'30s Ford output : MODELAS
61. Parabola, for one : ARC
62. Some washers : GES
63. Event at Victoria's Secret or Nordstrom : BRASALE
1. Boutros-Ghali's successor as U.N. chief : ANNAN
2. Golden, in Guadalajara : DEORO
3. 21-/40-Down to a doctor : PATIENTAREA
4. Good for planting : ARABLE
5. Yanks : GIS
6. This, in Tijuana : ESTO
7. Writer/illustrator Silverstein : SHEL
8. Nearly perfect : AMINUS
9. Attacked : RANAT
10. 21-/40-Down on 1950s-'60s TV : BEAVERSDAD
11. Orchestra section: Abbr. : STR
12. Something a fund manager may manage, for short : IRA
13. Lift : COP
16. Disposable cup material : STYRENE
21. With 40-Down, how rain falls ... or a literal description of the answers to the four theme clues : DOWN
24. 21-/40-Down in Hollywood : ACTRESSSELA
25. Trashes : RUINS
26. Rations (out) : METES
28. 21-/40-Down to a penologist : PRISONWING
29. Carriage puller, in rural dialect : HOSS
30. Not fast : EAT
32. Clarification lead-in : IDEST
33. "Easy there, ___" : TIGER
35. Los Angeles's U.S.S. ___ Museum : IOWA
37. Give an alias : RETITLE
38. Bud : MAC
40. See 21-Down : WARD
43. Certain soundboard knobs : FADERS
44. Wipes out : ERASES
46. Dugout, for one : CANOE
48. Key : VITAL
49. Out : PASSE
51. Bausch & ___ (eye-care brand) : LOMB
52. ___ effort : EFOR
54. Screening org. : TSA
55. It's mostly nitrogen : AIR
56. Presidential advisory grp. : NSC
58. Rx overseer : FDA

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