New York Times, Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Author: Michael Barnhart
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Barnhart
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Barnhart. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 22,380
Across Down
1. Anoint with sacred oil, old-style : ANELE
6. Cause of a scar : GASH
10. Physics Nobelist Victor who discovered cosmic radiation : HESS
14. Painter Magritte and others : RENES
15. Where the Storting parliament sits : OSLO
16. Heaps : ALOT
17. "Twenty-One" : TVGAMESHOW
19. Colorado feeder : GILA
20. First American magazine to excerpt "Moby-Dick" : HARPERS
21. Wink, e.g. : SIGNAL
23. Son of Saddam : UDAY
24. 2100 : NINEOCLOCK
27. Awards four stars, say : RAVES
29. Party planner, for short? : POL
30. In no other place : HERE
31. Tennis shoes, informally : SNEAKS
33. ___ de mer : MAL
35. 21 : DRINKINGAGE
40. Hall-of-Fame QB Dawson : LEN
41. 32-card game : ECARTE
44. Setup for a switch : BAIT
48. Fighter in gray : REB
50. Georgia's capital, in slang : ATOWN
51. "21 ___" : JUMPSTREET
54. Suffix with psych- : OTIC
55. 1950s tennis champion Gibson : ALTHEA
56. "Great" Catherine, for one : TSARINA
58. Former Italian P.M. Aldo : MORO
59. Twenty-ones : BLACKJACKS
62. ___ Lysacek, 2010 Olympic figure skating gold medalist : EVAN
63. One of the Three B's : BACH
64. Allan-___, Robin Hood companion : ADALE
65. Alcoholic beverage often served warm : SAKE
66. Where there are "many ways to have a good time," in a 1978 hit : YMCA
67. Took back the top spot : RELED
1. King ___ court : ARTHURS
2. Resident of one of only seven states with no income tax : NEVADAN
3. Made an impression on? : ENGRAVED
4. 1984, e.g. : LEAPYEAR
5. Salinger girl : ESME
6. Rumors and such : GOSSIP
7. Parliament residue : ASH
8. Pavement warning : SLO
9. "In what way?" : HOWSO
10. Bargain : HAGGLE
11. "Sense and Sensibility" sister : ELINOR
12. Bond film "Quantum of ___" : SOLACE
13. Follow closely : STALK
18. It follows directions : ERN
22. Freud's "I" : ICH
25. Oscar hopeful : NOMINEE
26. Style : ELAN
28. Take to the slopes : SKI
32. Wiig gig, for short : SNL
34. Big: Abbr. : LGE
36. Steve ___, 1990s teammate of Michael Jordan : KERR
37. 30-Across, in Mexico : ACA
38. Product pitched by Michael Jordan : GATORADE
39. Blue : EROTICAL
42. What stars do : TWINKLE
43. Boxed in : ENCASED
44. Watchmaker with the first U.S. TV commercial, 1941 : BULOVA
45. Acela Express operator : AMTRAK
46. "There's an app for that" device : IPHONE
47. Mao ___-tung : TSE
49. The Stylistics' "___ By Golly, Wow" : BETCHA
51. "Bond, ___ Bond" : JAMES
52. Housecat : TABBY
53. "For shame!" : TSK
57. Slightly open : AJAR
60. Flight : LAM
61. Duke's athletic org. : ACC

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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