New York Times, Monday, November 21, 2011

Author: Peter A. Collins
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter A. Collins
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQ} This is puzzle # 54 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. With 10- and 65-Across, 1971 hit by the Who : BEHIND
7. Bit of acne, slangily : ZIT
10. See 1-Across : BLUE
14. Slowly, on a musical score : ADAGIO
15. Pitching whiz : ACE
16. Hollywood's Howard and Perlman : RONS
17. Haters : BIGOTS
18. Teachers' org. : NEA
19. "Take ___ from me!" : ATIP
20. SAT org. : ETS
21. Pennsylvania ___ (White House locale: Abbr.) : AVE
23. Older woman's plaything, in slang : BOYTOY
25. ___ palm : SAGO
27. Turns at high speed : CAREENS
28. 1967 hit by Van Morrison : BROWNEYEDGIRL
32. Broadcast again : RERAN
33. Peaks for yodelers : ALPS
34. Where London is: Abbr. : ENG
37. Ridiculous : INANE
38. Guy's date : GAL
39. Sleep problem : APNEA
41. Boatload : TON
42. Funnywoman Rudner : RITA
43. Stratum : LAYER
44. 1970 hit by Sugarloaf : GREENEYEDLADY
48. Floor cover that doesn't reach the walls : AREARUG
50. Greek H's : ETAS
51. Who said "The joke's on you, Riddler!" : BATMAN
52. ___ diavolo (spicy sauce) : FRA
53. Legal profession : BAR
56. Snobs put them on : AIRS
57. "I would say ...," in text messages : IMO
59. Chicago university : LOYOLA
62. Old dagger : SNEE
63. ___-Mex : TEX
64. Part of the conspiracy : INONIT
65. See 1-Across : EYES
66. Cathedral town near Cambridge : ELY
67. Where to find the songs in this grid ... or an appropriate title for this puzzle? : ITUNES
1. Jesus in the manger, e.g. : BABE
2. Change, as text : EDIT
3. Crones : HAGS
4. "Can ___ now?" : IGO
5. Annual coll. hoops contest : NIT
6. Medicine amount : DOSAGE
7. Western writer Grey : ZANE
8. Winter sculpture medium : ICE
9. Packets from Twinings of London, e.g. : TEABAGS
10. Donkey, often : BRAYER
11. Actress married to Kurt Weill : LOTTELENYA
12. The "U" of U.S.S.R. : UNION
13. TV sports awards : ESPYS
22. Taking a long trip at sea : VOYAGING
24. "... ___ quit!" : ORI
25. Pond swimmer : SWAN
26. One of two wives of Henry VIII : ANNE
27. Phonograph successor : CDPLAYER
28. London native, informally : BRIT
29. Gambling mecca : RENO
30. Part of a Florida orchard : ORANGETREE
31. Delight : ELATE
35. Scholarship basis : NEED
36. Indiana city on Lake Michigan : GARY
39. "M*A*S*H" star : ALDA
40. Buddies : PALS
42. What the Beatles never did : REUNITE
45. One of 11 Egyptian pharaohs : RAMSES
46. Historical stretch : ERA
47. Latin list ender : ETALII
48. Humiliate : ABASE
49. Puddle-producing : RAINY
52. Clever : FOXY
53. Capital of West Germany : BONN
54. "I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
55. "Darn!" : RATS
58. Funnyman Brooks : MEL
60. Province next to Que. : ONT
61. Whom Uncle Sam wants : YOU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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