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New York Times, Friday, November 9, 2012

Author: Barry C. Silk
Editor: Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 26 Missing: {FJKWXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 71 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. He said "I don't want my album coming out with a G rating. Nobody would buy it" : OSMOND
7. Bomb's opposite : SMASHHIT
15. It typically has a ribbon around its crown : BOATER
16. Fudge ingredient in "The Alice B. Toklas Cookbook" : HASHEESH
17. Temporary spear : ICICLE
18. Wave recipient? : OUTEREAR
19. See 61-Down : TIN
20. Encumbered : LADEN
22. Places for stumpers : PODIA
23. Fox Sports reporter Oliver and others : PAMS
25. They have flat tops : MESAS
27. Radio host Boortz : NEAL
28. Pribilof Islands resident : ALEUT
30. Aid in planning a 35-Across : ATLAS
32. ___ Express (intl. shipper) : DHL
33. India leads the world in its production : GINGER
35. See 30-Across : ROUTE
37. Where chromosomes gather between poles during mitosis : EQUATORIALPLANE
42. Like X, XX or XXX : ROMAN
43. Hanger at a graduation : TASSEL
44. French vineyard : CRU
47. Greeting to a rider, maybe : NEIGH
49. One-named actor from Tel Aviv : TOPOL
50. Be a drifter : ROVE
52. How actors come in : ONCUE
54. Title French orphan of film : LILI
55. Carry ___ : ATUNE
57. Conspiracy : CABAL
59. Copy from CD to PC : RIP
60. Top place to get sunburned? : BALDSPOT
62. Wordsmith's resource : ROGETS
64. Einstein : BRAINIAC
65. Can't take : LOATHE
66. Dentist's #6 and #11 : EYETEETH
67. Give some relief : EMBOSS
1. Where to find departure info? : OBITPAGE
2. Low figure for a nerd : SOCIALIQ
3. Starting point of a phone tree : MAINMENU
4. Like many drugs, briefly : OTC
5. Dudley's love, in cartoons : NELL
6. What an alarm may interrupt : DREAM
7. Fielder's dramatic play : SHOESTRINGCATCH
8. Hawaiian smoker : MAUNALOA
9. Bermuda setting: Abbr. : AST
10. "Old ___" (country music classic) : SHEP
11. Wading fisher : HERON
12. Like many warnings : HEEDED
13. "Unto us a son is given" source : ISAIAH
14. Bondage : THRALL
21. Weed eliminator, for short? : DEA
24. Toots : SUGAR
26. River waterfall : SAULT
29. Montana or Idaho river : TETON
31. Green dresser's honoree, briefly : STPAT
34. Letter after Quebec in a radio alphabet : ROMEO
36. ___ de México (Mexico City daily) : ELSOL
38. It may be worn in the shower : RAINCOAT
39. Seek : ASPIRETO
40. Stone Age tools : NEOLITHS
41. Some quotation marks : ELLIPSES
44. Athlete-turned-actor Buster : CRABBE
45. Like old-fashioned phones : ROTARY
46. Hangers near tongues : UVULAE
48. Many a layover locale : HUB
51. Split : ENDIT
53. Combs of Murderers' Row : EARLE
56. Bygone laborer : ESNE
58. Machine worked in "Norma Rae" : LOOM
61. With 19-Across, item for many cobblers : PIE
63. Rap : GAB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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