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New York Times, Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Author: Daniel Kantor
Editor: Will Shortz
Daniel Kantor
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQYZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Kantor. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Sing the praises of : EXTOL
6. Online party reminder : EVITE
11. Josh : RIB
14. "The Family Circus" cartoonist : KEANE
15. Corral : PENIN
16. Surgeon's org. : AMA
17. Yellow-eyed birds of prey : GREATHORNEDOWLS
20. Apple products since 1998 : IMACS
21. Solemn column : OBIT
22. Part of a fraternity ritual, perhaps : SECRETHANDSHAKE
28. energystar.gov grp. : EPA
29. Sound of delight : AAH
30. Spectrum start : RED
31. Traces of smoke : WISPS
34. Dr. Seuss's surname : GEISEL
37. Decision reversal ... or, literally, what can be found inside 17-, 22-, 49- and 58-Across : CHANGEOFHEART
41. Church laws : CANONS
42. Model's asset : POISE
44. Counselors' org. : ABA
47. It's hot, then it's not : FAD
48. Web video gear : CAM
49. Cybermenaces : COMPUTERHACKERS
56. Pants, slangily : TROU
57. Hunter in the night sky : ORION
58. How children should be, in a saying : SEENBUTNOTHEARD
65. Eye, to a bard : ORB
66. Apple products since 2001 : IPODS
67. Blast from the past : OLDIE
68. Code-cracking org. : NSA
69. Guitar accessories : CAPOS
70. Place to schuss : SLOPE
1. Hosp. readout : EKG
2. Gen ___ : XER
3. ___ Bo (exercise system) : TAE
4. How elated people walk : ONAIR
5. "I want to try!" : LETME
6. Geologic span : EPOCH
7. Vice ___ : VERSA
8. Room offerer : INN
9. Homophone of 3-Down : TIE
10. Maze's goal : END
11. Where to order oysters : RAWBAR
12. "My answer was ...," in teen-speak : IMLIKE
13. Whacked good : BASTED
18. Magician's prop : HAT
19. Sound of delight : OOH
22. Embroider, e.g. : SEW
23. Movie that might have a cast of thousands : EPIC
24. Transaction option : CASH
25. Unworldly ones : NAIFS
26. Gauge site, for short : DASH
27. Docile sorts : SHEEP
32. Pre-election ad buyer, maybe : PAC
33. Chaotic situation : SNAFU
34. Crystal-filled rock : GEODE
35. Seemingly forever : EON
36. Southeast Asian tongue : LAO
38. Swarming annoyance : GNAT
39. Major Thai export : RICE
40. Late 19th-century anarchist's foe : TSAR
43. Ambulance letters : EMS
44. Pursues, as a tip : ACTSON
45. Wood-damaging insects : BORERS
46. Simple creature : AMOEBA
50. Wordplay from Groucho : PUN
51. Sonata finale, often : RONDO
52. ___ Perot : HROSS
53. River islet : AIT
54. Some Pacific salmon : COHOS
55. Belfry sound : KNELL
59. Razor brand : BIC
60. ___ creek : UPA
61. Blouse, e.g. : TOP
62. Hoo-ha : ADO
63. Letters on Halloween decorations : RIP
64. Near-failing mark : DEE

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