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New York Times, Thursday, November 24, 2011

Author: Sharon Delorme
Editor: Will Shortz
Sharon Delorme
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Delorme. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 22,661
Across Down
1. Titles of respect : SRIS
5. Rum-laced cake : BABA
9. Fictional character who declares "Sleep? ... I do not sleep, I die" : AHAB
13. Bills, e.g. : CASH
14. It may be assumed : ALIAS
15. Feeling stood-up, say : SORE
16. Real estate figure : AREA
17. Try to win : FORTHEGOLD
19. Put on again : REENACT
21. Draftsman's need : ERASER
22. True : ALIGN
23. Pranks, in a way, informally : TPS
26. Mrs. Forsyte in "The Forsyte Saga" : IRENE
27. Not vary from proper procedure : BYTHEBOOK
29. Parts causing paper cuts, say : EDGES
30. Period with a tilde? : ANO
31. ___ time : TEE
33. German direction : OST
34. Follow everyone else : WITHTHEFLOW
38. "That's revolting!" : UGH
40. Piglet's pal : ROO
41. Gerard of "Buck Rogers in the 25th Century" : GIL
42. Prosecutor's burden : PROOF
45. Deteriorate : TOTHEDOGS
50. Vodka drink, informally : COSMO
51. Scrape (out) : EKE
52. Jet pilot's wear : GSUIT
53. Anchorites : LONERS
55. Dr. No's org. : SPECTRE
57. Take things way too far : OVERTHETOP
60. Cantina vessel : OLLA
61. Send private messages? : SEXT
62. Stravinsky and Sikorsky : IGORS
63. Transportation mode : RAIL
64. Juanita's "this" : ESTA
65. Canceled ... or a hint to answering 17-, 27-, 34-, 45- and 57-Across : NOGO
66. Much of a flock : EWES
1. Ancient Egyptian talisman : SCARAB
2. Almost never : RARELY
3. Searcher's cry : ISEEIT
4. Abduct : SHANGHAI
5. Wasted : BLOTTO
6. Transportation mode : AIR
7. Be in a lineup : BAT
8. Queens stadium name : ASHE
9. Heavenly home of the Norse gods : ASGARD
10. Pokey : HOOSEGOW
11. TV's Francis and others : ARLENES
12. Standard means of recovery from an illness : BEDREST
14. Chargers' org. : AFC
18. Tribe that lent its name to a canal : ERIE
20. In regard to : ANENT
24. S-shaped holder : POTHOOK
25. ___-Ball : SKEE
28. Nobelist Niels : BOHR
32. Alphabet quartet : EFGH
34. Waiting room query : WHOSNEXT
35. Carryall : TOTE
36. Feudal lord : LIEGE
37. Something to settle : OLDSCORE
38. Practically in one's face : UPCLOSE
39. Musical cuts? : GROOVES
43. Italian code of silence : OMERTA
44. Old West trading post : FORT
46. Gems, precious metals, etc., in Spain : TESORO
47. Billy the Kid or Jesse James : OUTLAW
48. Hardly like a he-man : GIRLIE
49. Moves furtively : STEALS
54. Soccer injury site : SHIN
56. Letter addendum, for short : PPS
58. I, in old Rome : EGO
59. Enclothe : TOG

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

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