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New York Times, Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Author: Gary Cee
Editor: Will Shortz
Gary Cee
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Cee. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Sporty car introduced in '55 : TBIRD
6. Italian lawn bowling : BOCCI
11. Urgent dispatch : SOS
14. Alaska's ___ Peninsula : KENAI
15. Hank with the retired #44 : AARON
16. Tax season busy bee, for short : CPA
17. Where "we can make it if we run," per Bruce Springsteen (1975) : THUNDERROAD
19. Spanish king : REY
20. Grabbed a chair : SAT
21. Take captive : NAB
22. Tennessee ___ : TITANS
24. Where "the nights are stronger than moonshine," per America (1972) : VENTURAHIGHWAY
28. Before, to Kipling : ERE
29. Pass perfectly : ACE
30. "For real!" : NOLIE
31. Dry Italian wine : SOAVE
34. Bit of Indian music : RAGA
36. The class of '13 in '13, e.g. : SRS
37. Where "all the people that come and go stop and say hello," per the Beatles (1967) : PENNYLANE
40. N.F.L. scores : TDS
43. Finish line : GOAL
44. Doesn't budge : STAYS
47. Figure in the tale of Jason and the Argonauts : HELLE
49. Pep : VIM
51. Corruption : ROT
52. Where "we gonna rock down to," per Eddy Grant (1983) : ELECTRICAVENUE
56. Dessert that may include a banana : SUNDAE
57. One of the Bobbsey twins : NAN
58. Campers' campers, for short : RVS
60. Stashed away : HID
61. Where "you'll drink the night away and forget about everything," per Gerry Rafferty (1978) : BAKERSTREET
65. "Peer Gynt" widow : ASE
66. Anti-Parkinson's prescription : LDOPA
67. Dark wood : EBONY
68. "Hannah and ___ Sisters" : HER
69. Homework assignment : ESSAY
70. Lightly wash : RINSE
1. Times Square sign shown in lowercase letters : TKTS
2. Doesn't act up : BEHAVES
3. Unborn : INUTERO
4. Bolted : RAN
5. Failed to : DIDNT
6. Singer Streisand : BARBRA
7. Trireme implement : OAR
8. ___-Magnon man : CRO
9. Raccoon relative : COATI
10. Huffy : INDIGNANT
11. Doctors' signatures, stereotypically : SCRAWLS
12. Lacking a roof : OPENAIR
13. Agrees : SAYSYES
18. Liquide clair : EAU
23. Yet, informally : THO
25. Kind of tide : NEAP
26. Plexiglas, e.g. : ACRYLIC
27. Recover from a break, say : HEAL
32. 20 Questions category : VEGETABLE
33. Musician Brian : ENO
35. Petrol : GAS
38. "Avatar" people : NAVI
39. Merit : EARN
40. Overthrown ruler of 1979 : THESHAH
41. Comic actor Dom : DELUISE
42. Fat's opposite : SLENDER
45. "It's a deal!" : YOUREON
46. Former Supreme Court justice often seen in a bow tie : STEVENS
48. Calculator screen abbr. : LCD
50. American avant-gardist : MANRAY
53. Enjoys literature : READS
54. ___ deferens : VAS
55. Step inside : ENTER
59. Eye irritation : STYE
62. Ring wallops, informally : KOS
63. Org. that monitors oil spills : EPA
64. Baseball stat : RBI

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

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