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New York Times, Monday, November 14, 2011

Author: Mark Feldman
Editor: Will Shortz
Mark Feldman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 32 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Feldman. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Sailing : ASEA
5. "Remember the ___!" (Texan's cry) : ALAMO
10. "___ and Circumstance" : POMP
14. Mideast royal name : SAUD
15. "She loves me, she loves me not ..." flower part : PETAL
16. Memento of an old wound : SCAR
17. Acquire sudden riches : STRIKEGOLD
19. Capture : TAKE
20. Boxing venue : ARENA
21. Alter, as the Constitution : AMEND
23. Slowing, in music: Abbr. : RIT
24. Talk, talk, and talk some more : YAK
25. Groove : RUT
27. Tincture of ___ : IODINE
29. Help out a panhandler : SPARESOMECHANGE
33. Suffix with ethyl : ENE
34. Make peeved : IRK
35. Central street name : MAIN
36. Big stingers : WASPS
39. Cheer for a toreador : OLE
40. Bridge positions : EASTS
41. Capital of Samoa : APIA
42. Charged particle : ION
43. Greyhound, e.g. : BUS
44. What multiple winners of a lottery must do : SPLITTHEJACKPOT
50. Equipment next to swings and seesaws : SLIDES
51. Popeye's Olive ___ : OYL
52. ___ out a living : EKE
53. Old nuclear regulatory org. : AEC
54. Bigwig : NABOB
57. Florida key, e.g. : ISLET
59. Portable product for music lovers : IPOD
61. Absolutely amazed : BOWLEDOVER
63. Queue : LINE
64. Black-and-white cookies : OREOS
65. Classic name for a French poodle : FIFI
66. Observes : SEES
67. Busybody : YENTA
68. One-spot cards : ACES
1. Tests, as ore : ASSAYS
2. Minor despot : SATRAP
3. "I've got it!" : EUREKA
4. Deuce follower, in tennis : ADIN
5. Human's hairy cousin : APE
6. Smooth, in music : LEGATO
7. Proton's place : ATOM
8. Y chromosome carrier : MALE
9. Satan : OLDNICK
10. Winter clock setting in L.A. : PST
11. Flutelike instruments : OCARINAS
12. Achieving success : MAKINGIT
13. Fifth and sixth graders, typically : PRETEENS
18. Actresses Allen and Black : KARENS
22. Cry from Homer Simpson : DOH
26. Apply : USE
28. Table linen fabric : DAMASK
30. Made good on, as a loan : REPAID
31. "Winnie-the-Pooh" writer : MILNE
32. Before, poetically : ERE
36. Christmas drinks : WASSAILS
37. Symbol of Americanism : APPLEPIE
38. Polymeric compound in breast implants : SILICONE
39. "How exciting!" : OOH
40. The Father of Geometry : EUCLID
42. Birth announcement for babies with blue caps : ITSABOY
43. Chesapeake ___ : BAY
45. X : TEN
46. Odds and ends for sale : JOBLOT
47. Relating to the lower part of the upper body : PELVIC
48. Michael of "Caddyshack" : OKEEFE
49. Popular computer game with geometric shapes : TETRIS
55. Make yawn : BORE
56. Actor Wilson : OWEN
58. Davenport : SOFA
60. ___ Moines, Iowa : DES
62. That: Sp. : ESA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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