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New York Times, Monday, February 4, 2013

Author: Randall J. Hartman
Editor: Will Shortz
Randall J. Hartman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQVX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 73 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 23,099
Across Down
1. Response to an affront : SLAP
5. Advanced math class, for short : CALC
9. Happen again : RECUR
14. Peru's capital : LIMA
15. Prime draft status : ONEA
16. One of only two presidents with two Ivy League degrees : OBAMA
17. Flows back : EBBS
18. Linguist Chomsky : NOAM
19. Gem weight unit : CARAT
20. Overhead security devices : EYESINTHESKY
23. 2, 3 or 4, usually, in miniature golf : PAR
24. A Stooge : MOE
25. Republican politico ___ Paul : RON
26. Scott Pelley's network : CBS
29. Winter follower: Abbr. : SPR
30. Brontë heroine who was a governess : JANEEYRE
32. Number of Stooges : THREE
35. ___ Valley, Calif. : SIMI
36. Cheese at a cocktail party : BRIE
37. Lack of contact with reality : HEADINTHECLOUDS
40. Tolstoy's "___ Karenina" : ANNA
41. Algerian port : ORAN
42. Commencement : ONSET
43. Tobago's island neighbor : TRINIDAD
45. Salary : PAY
46. Topic in a confessional : SIN
47. New York baseballer : MET
48. "Krazy ___" : KAT
49. Hit with a ray gun : ZAP
52. Sign of haughtiness : NOSEINTHEAIR
55. Babbling stream : BROOK
58. Overabundance : GLUT
59. Broad : WIDE
60. Crucial artery : AORTA
61. That ___ say : ISTO
62. Metals from lodes : ORES
63. Like the north sides of some trees : MOSSY
64. Battle of Normandy city : CAEN
65. Sneaker brand : KEDS
1. Hamlet's word before "perchance to dream" : SLEEP
2. Tripoli's country : LIBYA
3. Fossilized tree resin : AMBER
4. Get any grade above an F : PASS
5. Sarah ___, "The Terminator" heroine : CONNOR
6. Make ___ of (jot down) : ANOTE
7. Sister of Rachel, in the Bible : LEAH
8. Film set workers : CAMERAMEN
9. See 48-Down : ROCKNE
10. Self-described "World's Online Marketplace" : EBAY
11. It's parked in a garage : CAR
12. Actress Thurman : UMA
13. Singer who doesn't want a hit? : RAT
21. Louvre Pyramid architect : IMPEI
22. ___ boom : SONIC
26. Miley of "Hannah Montana" : CYRUS
27. Groom's partner : BRIDE
28. "What thou ___, write in a book": Revelation : SEEST
29. Family 11-Down : SEDAN
30. Islamic holy war : JIHAD
31. Black piano key material : EBONY
32. "___ all she wrote!" : THATS
33. Painter Matisse : HENRI
34. Took to the station house : RANIN
35. The "S" in SALT : STRATEGIC
38. Junctures : NODES
39. Reluctant (to) : LOATH
44. "No harm, no foul" : IMOKAY
45. General played by George C. Scott : PATTON
48. With 9-Down, Notre Dame coaching legend : KNUTE
49. Congo, once : ZAIRE
50. Helped : AIDED
51. Iron, as clothes : PRESS
52. Have-___ (poor people) : NOTS
53. "Casablanca" character Lund : ILSA
54. Furry "Star Wars" creature : EWOK
55. "Kapow!" : BAM
56. Little friend of Winnie-the-Pooh : ROO
57. Surgery sites, for short : ORS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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