New York Times, Saturday, February 15, 2014

Author: Julian Lim
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Lim. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Julian Lim notes: I constructed this puzzle almost 3 years ago, and my main memory of it is having a titanic struggle completing the southwest and ... more
Jeff Chen notes: Some beautiful entries today, my favorite being the SOUP NAZI from Seinfeld. Kind of a surprise it's taken this long to show its ... more
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© 2014, The New York TimesNo. 23,475
Across Down
1. Position papers? : KAMASUTRA
10. Joneses : LONGS
15. Vanity case? : EGOMANIAC
16. When Epifanía is celebrated : ENERO
17. Picayune : PENNYANTE
18. Not barred : LEGAL
19. Low prime, in Paris : TROIS
20. Newfoundland, in Naples and Nogales : TERRANOVA
22. Grp. that suspended Honduras from 2009 to '11 : OAS
24. Messages using Stickies, say : ENOTES
25. Certain guy "ISO" someone : SWM
28. Emmy-nominated show every year from 2006 to '09 : HOUSEMD
32. Suffix with 18-Across : IST
33. Just-once link : THIS
35. Beta testers, e.g. : USERS
36. Steely Dan's title liar : KATY
37. One blowing up a lottery machine? : BALL
38. Prozac alternative : PAXIL
39. Winnebago relative : OTOE
40. Odds and ends : OLIO
41. Clan female : NIECE
42. Mexican president Enrique ___ Nieto : PENA
43. Clear : NET
44. Crane settings : MARSHES
46. Van follower, often : DER
47. Japanese guitar brand : IBANEZ
49. Toy type, for short : POM
51. Flippers, e.g. : FORELIMBS
55. Members of a joint task force? : NARCS
59. "It's ___ wind ..." : ANILL
60. Dole : RATIONOUT
62. Green with five Grammys : CEELO
63. Writer of the graphic novel "Watchmen" : ALANMOORE
64. Home to the Villa Hügel : ESSEN
65. Outdoor contemplation location : ZENGARDEN
1. Didn't spoil : KEPT
2. Sun or stress : AGER
3. MSG ingredient? : MONO
4. Certain DNA test : AMNIO
5. Follows a physical request? : SAYSAH
6. ___ vez más (over again: Sp.) : UNA
7. Photoshop addition : TINT
8. Mention on Yelp, say : RATE
9. Aspire PC maker : ACER
10. Tycoon Stanford : LELAND
11. Bridge opening option, briefly : ONENO
12. Managed to get through : NEGOTIATED
13. Where to read a plot summary? : GRAVESTONE
14. Totally out : SOLASTYEAR
21. Overnight activity : REMSLEEP
23. Iconic "Seinfeld" role : SOUPNAZI
25. Eighth-century Apostle of Germany : STBONIFACE
26. Old collar stiffeners : WHALEBONES
27. Engagement parties? : MILITARIES
29. Company that added four letters to its name in 1997 : USAIR
30. Sides in a classic battle : SEXES
31. Longtime Cincinnati Pops conductor Kunzel : ERICH
34. Pavement caution : SLO
36. One of a silent force? : KOP
44. Longtime name in banking : MELLON
45. Its seat is Santa Rosa : SONOMA
48. Lawyer on "Ally McBeal" : NELLE
50. No modest abode : MANOR
52. 2009 Grammy winner for "Make It Mine" : MRAZ
53. Farm block : BALE
54. "Mr. Mom" director Dragoti : STAN
56. Cross : ROOD
57. Purpose of many a shot : CURE
58. Old carbine : STEN
61. End to end? : ING

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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