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New York Times, Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Author: Aimee Lucido
Editor: Will Shortz
Aimee Lucido
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Lucido. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 22,666
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1. LPs and 45s : DISCS
6. Cools, as drinks : ICES
10. Traffic components : CARS
14. With 5-Down, where "Quiet!" is often yelled : ONTHE
15. "Not guilty," e.g. : PLEA
16. Eye part : UVEA
17. Like some stickers : SCRATCHANDSNIFF
20. Spicy cuisine : THAI
21. Sweetie : HON
22. Make fun of : TEASE
23. Enemy of Spider-Man : GREENGOBLIN
27. Identify in a Facebook photo : TAG
29. Source of stress for a coll. senior : GRE
30. Where shingles go : ROOF
31. Mea ___ : CULPA
33. Pants part : HEM
34. Cutlass or Delta 88 : OLDS
38. Navigation aid for Hansel and Gretel : BREADCRUMBTRAIL
42. Tale : YARN
43. Thumbs-up vote : AYE
44. Card game of Spanish origin : OMBRE
45. Almanac contents : DATA
47. Not Rep. or Ind. : DEM
49. Wood in archery bows : YEW
50. Degrees of separation in a Hollywood parlor game : BACONNUMBER
53. Building made of bricks : ADOBE
55. Branch : ARM
56. Branch : LIMB
59. 1976 Abba song ... or a hint to the starts of 17-, 23-, 38- and 50-Across : MONEYMONEYMONEY
63. Prime draft status : ONEA
64. Possesses : OWNS
65. Probably will, after "is" : APTTO
66. Deborah of "The King and I" : KERR
67. Bygone Tunisian V.I.P.'s : DEYS
68. "Get clean" program : REHAB
1. "O mighty Caesar! ___ thou lie so low?": Shak. : DOST
2. Move slowly : INCH
3. One finishing a marathon in eight hours, say : STRAGGLER
4. Leader of a meeting : CHAIR
5. See 14-Across : SET
6. "There's an app for that" device : IPHONE
7. Trolley sound : CLANG
8. Day's end, to a poet : EEN
9. Downcast : SAD
10. Writing with wedges and such : CUNEIFORM
11. Birdlike : AVIAN
12. Ones dressed in stripes, for short : REFS
13. Secure : SAFE
18. Often-impersonated diva : CHER
19. Normandy battle site : STLO
24. "Gosh almighty!" : EGAD
25. Utah city : OREM
26. Crash and burn : BOMB
27. Franchise offering "soft serve" and "hand scooped" : TCBY
28. Subtle glow : AURA
32. Chinese zoo attraction : PANDABEAR
33. Color : HUE
35. Feature of the ancient palace of Minos at Knossos : LABYRINTH
36. Urgent : DIRE
37. Large amount : SLEW
39. Ancient Roman censor : CATO
40. Actress Meg : RYAN
41. Tut's resting place : TOMB
46. ___-deucy (backgammon variety) : ACEY
47. Compulsion by threat : DURESS
48. TV award : EMMY
50. Screwup : BONER
51. Mrs. Doubtfire, e.g. : NANNY
52. Run to Las Vegas, perhaps : ELOPE
53. Crazedly : AMOK
54. Finished : DONE
57. Self-referential, in modern lingo : META
58. Like many restaurants without a liquor lic. : BYOB
60. Like some '60s fashion : MOD
61. Run a tab : OWE
62. Disfigure : MAR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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