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New York Times, Friday, February 22, 2013

Author: Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor: Will Shortz
Martin Ashwood-Smith
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Rows: 16, Columns: 15 Words: 71, Blocks: 34 Missing: {Q} Spans: 4, (1 quad stack) This is puzzle # 66 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. B.M.O.C., typically : JOCK
5. Aids in keeping up with the daily grind? : DISPOSALS
14. Biblical figure believed to be buried near Basra : EZRA
15. Yucca named by Mormon settlers : JOSHUATREE
16. Handel work featuring David : SAUL
17. Poorly educated : UNLETTERED
18. Pleasant surprise for a buyer : SWEETDEAL
20. Cretan peak : MTIDA
21. Have chops, say : EAT
22. Its purpose is in sight : EYE
23. Papuan port : LAE
25. Phishing string: Abbr. : SSN
26. Lee in Hollywood : ANG
27. One of Steinbeck's twins : CAL
29. Coiner of the phrase "global village" : MARSHALLMCLUHAN
38. Group that might perform 16-Across : ORATORIOSOCIETY
39. Indians may participate in it : MAJORLEAGUEGAME
40. Frequent American flier? : STARSANDSTRIPES
41. Hill person: Abbr. : SEN
42. Pros in power: Abbr. : EES
43. Texting qualifier : IMO
46. W. Coast setting, more often than not : PDT
48. Now, in Italy : ORA
49. "Live at the Apollo" airer : BBC
52. Key name : LARGO
54. All-day sucker? : APRILFOOL
57. He played Casey Kelso on "That '70s Show" : LUKEWILSON
59. Linchpin locale : AXLE
60. Fading out : EVANESCING
61. Sixth in a series : ZETA
62. "Tin Cup" co-star : RENERUSSO
63. Aforetime : ERST
1. General Reno for whom Reno, Nev., is named : JESSE
2. 1994 Emmy winner for "Dvorák in Prague" : OZAWA
3. Oil vessel : CRUET
4. Moola : KALE
5. Gifted person? : DONEE
6. Creta, e.g. : ISLA
7. Beach house? : SHELL
8. Apply : PUT
9. Quaker offering : OATMEALCEREAL
10. Keep in order? : STET
11. "Mrs." in a Paul Gallico novel title : ARRIS
12. City called "Knightsbridge of the North" : LEEDS
13. Auto suggestion? : SEDAN
15. "Judgment at Nuremberg" Oscar nominee : JUDYGARLAND
19. Like some outboard motors : TENHORSEPOWER
24. Getting in gear : ACCOUTERING
26. Noted Titanic couple : ASTORS
28. Nintendo's ___ Mansion : LUIGIS
29. Delivery people? : MOMS
30. "How now! ___?": Hamlet : ARAT
31. Delhi cheese? : RAJA
32. It may be on the house : LIEN
33. Bridge designer's concern : LOAD
34. E-mail, e.g.: Abbr. : MSGS
35. Mountain : HEAP
36. "Look ___ now" : ATME
37. Bill ___ Climate Lab (Oakland science exhibit) : NYES
43. Cooler, in the 'hood : ILLER
44. Violet relative : MAUVE
45. Like Mork : ORKAN
47. Puts soft rock on? : TALCS
48. Black Bears' home : ORONO
49. Lord of the ring? : BOXER
50. They get nuts : BOLTS
51. Grip improver : CLEAT
53. Characteristic dictator : GENE
55. Electric flux symbols : PSIS
56. Throw for a loop : FAZE
58. Cyclones' sch. : ISU

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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