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New York Times, Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Author: Richard and Judith Martin
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Martin
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Judith Martin
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Martin. This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Martin. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 23,108
Across Down
1. Blood bank supplies : PLASMAS
8. Foliage-viewing mo. : OCT
11. Welcome sign for a B'way angel : SRO
14. Dental deposits : CALCULI
15. P, to Pythagoras : RHO
16. Pricing word : PER
17. Senior softballers, e.g.? : THEAGEDTEAM
19. LAX monitor info : ETA
20. "The Turner Diaries" conflict : RACEWAR
21. ___ Flux (Charlize Theron role) : AEON
22. Star in Cygnus : DENEB
25. K-9 Corps member? : BADGEDDOG
27. Gooey camp fare : SMORES
29. CNN's Barnett and others : ERROLS
30. Counterpart of long. : LAT
31. Had down cold : KNEW
35. Descartes's "sum," translated : IAM
36. Former first lady sporting a different outfit? : JACKIECHANGED
41. El Al hub city : LOD
42. Tries to win : WOOS
43. Make "it" : TAG
45. Greyhound lookalike : SALUKI
48. Magician's hiding spot : SLEEVE
51. Small-screen performance of "Hamlet," e.g.? : TVTRAGEDY
55. Missed the mark : ERRED
56. Thai currency : BAHT
57. Broadway title character who sings "Tea for Two" : NANETTE
59. Vacation time in Versailles : ETE
60. King, queen or jack? : VISAGEDCARD
64. Lineage-based women's org. : DAR
65. Ore suffix : ITE
66. Sparkly component of face paint : GLITTER
67. 'Fore : ERE
68. Leftorium owner on "The Simpsons" : NED
69. Teeter-totters : SEESAWS
1. Fig. on an I.R.S. schedule : PCT
2. "Well, ___-di-dah!" : LAH
3. Barley wine, really : ALE
4. Fun house worker, maybe : SCARER
5. Zimbabwean strongman Robert : MUGABE
6. Author Waugh : ALEC
7. Lesser-played half of a 45 : SIDEB
8. Nymph of Mount Ida, e.g. : OREAD
9. Use plastic : CHARGE
10. Certain turkey : TOM
11. Dash component : SPEEDOMETER
12. Prepare for next year's models, say : RETOOL
13. Cousins of chimps : ORANGS
18. Pan Am rival : TWA
21. "What ___" ("Ho-hum") : ADRAG
22. Cable alternative, for short : DSL
23. Mus. key with four sharps : EMAJ
24. A few bricks short of a load : NOTALLTHERE
26. CNN's Burnett : ERIN
28. One of a biathlete's pair : SKI
32. Common packaging word : NEW
33. "The Name of the Rose" author : ECO
34. "___ knows?" : WHO
37. Try to win : COURT
38. Pittsburgh radio station since 1920, said to be the world's first : KDKA
39. Fool : ASS
40. Humorist Barry : DAVE
44. Many a H.S. dropout's goal ... and what's added to 17-, 25-, 36-, 51- and 60-Across : GED
45. "Venerable" monk of old England : STBEDE
46. First movie to gross more than $2 billion (2009) : AVATAR
47. Put a match to : IGNITE
49. Allow to expire : LETDIE
50. Puts up : ERECTS
52. Relaxed : EASED
53. Paternity suit evidence : DNA
54. Safecrackers : YEGGS
58. Prefix with cast : TELE
60. Rouge or blanc selection : VIN
61. ___ crossroads : ATA
62. FF's opposite, on a VCR : REW
63. "ER" personnel : DRS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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