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New York Times, Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQX} This is puzzle # 191 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Notepad: When this puzzle is completed, the 10 circled letters, read from top to bottom, will spell a name associated with 39-Across.
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Across Down
1. *Peddle : HAWK
5. Prefix with "mom" in 2009 news : OCTO
9. Bay State sch. : UMASS
14. Tommie of the Miracle Mets : AGEE
15. *Christmas carol starter : HARK
16. Soil enricher : MULCH
17. Gorillas and others : GREATAPES
19. Manhattan's ___ Place : ASTOR
20. "No joke!" : SERIOUS
22. *Storied also-ran : HARE
23. January 1 sound : POP
26. Intersected : MET
27. Grapefruit choice : RUBYRED
29. *Managed ___ : CARE
31. Coeur d'___ : ALENE
33. Vietnam-era protest org. : SDS
34. Meriting a "Q.E.D." : PROVABLE
37. Article in rap titles : THA
39. Classic novel of 1,000+ pages ... or a hint to the word ladder formed by the answers to the starred clues : WARANDPEACE
42. Columnist Hentoff : NAT
43. Earring shape : TEARDROP
46. 45 ___ : RPM
49. Contrarian's retort : ISNOT
51. *Center : CORE
52. Brown in the funnies : CHARLIE
54. Best Buy buys : PCS
57. "___ who?" : SEZ
58. *Place to moor : COVE
59. "Give me an example!" : NAMEONE
62. Oscar winner Tatum : ONEAL
64. "You're fired!" speaker, informally : THEDONALD
68. Slowly, on a score : LENTO
69. *Valentine sentiment : LOVE
70. "___ it my way" : IDID
71. Test for quality : ASSAY
72. River of Flanders : YSER
73. *Chocolate brand : DOVE
1. Broomstick rider : HAG
2. Cabinet dept. : AGR
3. Elfin : WEE
4. New Zealand parrots : KEAS
5. Midway Airport alternative : OHARE
6. Napoleonic leader? : CAPITALN
7. Palm product : TREO
8. "Why not?!" : OKSURE
9. Thurman of "In Bloom" : UMA
10. Overly romantic : MUSHY
11. Places for rites : ALTARS
12. Wrote for an orchestra : SCORED
13. Tatters : SHREDS
18. Pro ___ (for now) : TEM
21. Drink brewed naturally : SUNTEA
23. Angel dust : PCP
24. Item in a thole : OAR
25. Ship's christening spot : PROW
28. Joy of "The View" : BEHAR
30. Olympic skating champion Lysacek : EVAN
32. Resulted in : LEDTO
35. Run out of town on ___ : ARAIL
36. Drives home, as runs : BATSIN
38. "Back in Black" band : ACDC
40. Personal bugaboo : PETPEEVE
41. Bow-toting god : EROS
44. Prospector's find : ORE
45. Brand of movable collectibles : PEZ
46. Soda brand since 1905 : RCCOLA
47. 7-Down and others : PHONES
48. Whizzes : MAVENS
50. Without muss or fuss : NEATLY
53. Ranch in "Giant" : REATA
55. Java or C++ whiz : CODER
56. Hostess ___ Balls : SNO
60. Units now called siemens : MHOS
61. Queen Wheat City of Oklahoma : ENID
63. Myrna of film : LOY
65. Hubbub : ADO
66. Tyler of "Jersey Girl" : LIV
67. Presidential monogram : DDE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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