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New York Times, Thursday, February 28, 2013

Author: Joe Krozel
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe Krozel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 52 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 62 for Mr. Krozel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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JimH notes: The Across answers below include the missing PROs and CONs.
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P
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R
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O
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A
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N
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D
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C
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O
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N
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N
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E
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K
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U
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T
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B
O
N
O
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O
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R
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V
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F
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D
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M
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D
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T
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C
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S
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C
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I
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O
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N
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H
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B
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A
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N
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N
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N
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O
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G
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S
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S
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C
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M
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N
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G
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 23,123
Across Down
1. With 4- and 7-Across, both sides ... or the missing starts for all the remaining Across answers : PRO
4. See 1-Across : AND
7. See 1-Across : CON
10. Plot : CONNIVE
12. Stops working : CONKSOUT
14. For free : PROBONO
15. Manuscript reviewer : PROOFER
16. Talk : CONVERSE
17. Disclose : CONFIDE
18. Walks : PROMENADES
20. Like some explosions and substances : CONTROLLED
22. German toast : PROSIT
23. Bowl-shaped part of the ear : CONCHA
24. Moral sense : CONSCIENCE
28. Traffic : CONGESTION
32. Atom parts : PROTONS
33. Ban : PROHIBIT
35. Study of verse : PROSODY
36. Some golf events : PROAMS
37. Family name on "Roseanne" : CONNER
38. Singer Stevens : CONNIE
39. Characterized by : PRONETO
41. Solidifies : CONGEALS
43. Be made up (of) : CONSIST
44. Hinders : CONSTRAINS
46. Squeezes : CONSTRICTS
48. Iran-___ : CONTRA
49. 1997 Nicolas Cage/John Malkovich thriller : CONAIR
50. Ones jacking up prices, maybe : PROFITEERS
54. Declared publicly : PROCLAIMED
58. Bit of mountain flora : CONIFER
59. Introduction : PROLOGUE
61. Signify : CONNOTE
62. Big shells : CONCHES
63. Associates : CONSORTS
64. Show : PROGRAM
65. For a while : PROTEM
66. French tales : CONTES
67. "Now!" : PRONTO
1. ___-Penh : PNOM
2. Rampant : RIFE
3. Something you might get your mitts on : OVEN
4. "___ Death" (Grieg work) : ASES
5. Conjunction that's usually part of a pair : NOR
6. Tidy up, in a way : DUST
7. Cobra's shape, at times : COIL
8. French wave : ONDE
9. Declined : NOED
11. Clears the board : ERASES
12. Complain : KVETCH
13. Group of three rhyming lines : TERCET
14. They're a couple short of C notes : BFLATS
19. Cacophony : DIN
21. Quaker cereal : OHS
24. Laurel and Lee : STANS
25. Astronomer's sighting : COMET
26. Orch. member : INSTR
27. German article : EINES
28. Ladies in waiting? : GIRLS
29. Like some columns : IONIC
30. Keats, for one : ODIST
31. Some Security Council votes : NYETS
34. "___ pal" : BEA
40. Pictures of the Old West : OATERS
41. Twists into a knot : GNARLS
42. Loses freshness : STALES
43. Fathering : SIRING
45. Dander : IRE
47. Narrow waterway : RIA
50. Half of a best-seller list: Abbr. : FICT
51. "___ hollers, let ..." : IFHE
52. Overflow (with) : TEEM
53. Shade of black : SOOT
54. Skips, as class : CUTS
55. Early time : MORN
56. Conseil d'___ : ETAT
57. Show, informally : DEMO
60. Test for an M.A. seeker : GRE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 11 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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