New York Times, Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Author: Paula Gamache
Editor: Will Shortz
Paula Gamache
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 74 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 22,646
Across Down
1. Sting figure : GMAN
5. Car dealer's starting point: Abbr. : MSRP
9. Old Buckeye State service station name : SOHIO
14. Chewy candy treat : ROLO
15. Old buffalo hunters of the Great Plains : OTOE
16. Work that gives the illusion of movement : OPART
17. Needing no invitation : OPENTOALL
19. Safety ___ : FIRST
20. Like a successful marathoner? : WINNINGFOOTED
22. Late-night beverages : DECAFS
23. 1960s teach-in grp. : SDS
24. Bit of crying : HOO
27. Same: Prefix : ISO
28. Helsinki hoosegow? : FINNISHTANK
32. Himalayas, e.g.: Abbr. : MTNS
34. "___ me my Highland lassie, O": Burns : GIE
35. Pulitzer nominee for the novels "Black Water" and "Blonde" : OATES
36. Accommodating person? ... or a hint to 20-, 28-, 48- and 57-Across : INNKEEPER
40. Bat cave deposit : GUANO
43. It's part of the gene pool : DNA
44. Intentions : AIMS
48. Call of a siren? : SINNINGSONG
52. Chess champion Mikhail : TAL
53. It may be green or black : TEA
54. Seek damages : SUE
55. Warm and comfy : TOASTY
57. Jaded ale drinker's question? : GUINNESSAGAIN
61. Pied-à-___ : TERRE
63. Like many a whisper : INAUDIBLE
64. Rugged rocks : CRAGS
65. Pro's foe : ANTI
66. Some readouts, briefly : LEDS
67. Not realized : UNMET
68. For fear that : LEST
69. They may be announced en route: Abbr. : ETAS
1. Darken : GROWDIM
2. Most downcast : MOPIEST
3. French city associated with lace : ALENCON
4. Gianni's grandmother : NONNA
5. Lesser-known astrology symbol : MOONSIGN
6. Missing women? : STAG
7. Massage deeply : ROLF
8. Longtime Democratic House leader : PELOSI
9. Tapless tap-dancing : SOFTSHOE
10. Mayberry moppet : OPIE
11. Construction worker : HARDHAT
12. Org. with auditors : IRS
13. Giant legend : OTT
18. Little slapfest : TIFF
21. Takes too much, briefly : ODS
25. Alternative to I, you, he or she : ONE
26. Gives the nod to : OKS
29. Suffix with peace : NIK
30. Food and shelter : NEEDS
31. Home in a Mitchell novel : TARA
33. ___ Fein : SINN
37. Registering the most on the applause-o-meter : NOISIEST
38. Music producer Brian : ENO
39. Women's businesswear : PANTSUIT
40. Prime meridian std. : GST
41. Slangy reversal : UIE
42. Chemical agent for climate change : ANAGRAM
45. "You're on!" : ITSABET
46. Title woman in a Harry Belafonte song : MATILDA
47. Duplicity : SLYNESS
49. Many a rosary carrier : NUN
50. Good-humored : GENIAL
51. Prod : GOAD
56. Like an acrobat : AGILE
58. Prod : URGE
59. Non-P.C. suffix : ENNE
60. They're taken in high sch. : SATS
61. Home of the Horned Frogs: Abbr. : TCU
62. Directional suffix : ERN

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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