New York Times, Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Author: Peter A. Collins
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter A. Collins
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37 Missing: {FQXZ} This is puzzle # 68 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 23,101
Across Down
1. Espousing crime? : BIGAMY
7. Custard need : EGG
10. Michigan college or its town : ALMA
14. Baby attire with crotch snaps : ONESIE
15. Pistol PAC-ers? : NRA
16. Luau handouts : LEIS
17. Respiratory woe : ASTHMA
18. 1/sec, in trig : COS
19. Green sci. : ECOL
20. Graduation requirement, perhaps : SENIORPROJECT
23. Some 'Vette roofs : TTOPS
24. "The Wiz" director : LUMET
25. Org. that negotiates with G.M. : UAW
28. Matures : AGES
30. Athlete Jim whose Native American name was Wa-Tho-Huk : THORPE
32. High-pitched cry from an ump? : BALL
36. Scarf down : EAT
37. Signs to heed : OMENS
38. Cooked, as Swiss steak : BRAISED
40. Fiancée of Napoleon : DESIREE
42. Singer Eydie : GORME
43. ___ Lanka : SRI
44. Anastasia's father was one : TSAR
45. Hullabaloo : UPROAR
47. Island off the coast of Scotland : IONA
49. Napoleonic marshal Michel : NEY
50. Dance for two : TANGO
52. Big shot : NABOB
57. Result of not following through (of which there are four examples in this puzzle's grid) : BROKENPROMISE
60. Part of 39-Down : ASIA
62. "___ had it!" : IVE
63. "Für Elise" key : AMINOR
64. Sportscaster Albert : MARV
65. Finalized : SET
66. Model Bündchen : GISELE
67. Portend : BODE
68. Shop window posting: Abbr. : HRS
69. Sonnet's finish : SESTET
1. Toot one's horn : BOAST
2. Cartographer's blowup : INSET
3. "I don't ___ respect!" : GETNO
4. "I saw ___ a-sailing ..." : ASHIP
5. Brunch libation : MIMOSA
6. Classic car datum : YEAR
7. Coat, in a way : ENCRUST
8. "I do" sayer : GROOM
9. Pilot light, e.g. : GASJET
10. Baldwin of "30 Rock" : ALEC
11. Some college staff : LECTURERS
12. See 55-Down : MIO
13. Nonverbal communication syst. : ASL
21. Seek mercy, say : PLEAD
22. Guiding beliefs : ETHOS
26. Sleep problem : APNEA
27. "The Pied Piper of Hamelin" river : WESER
29. "I didn't know that!" : GEE
31. Exclude : OMIT
32. Toy you can "put somebody's eye out" with : BBGUN
33. Soap-on-___ (bath buy) : AROPE
34. Last Celtic to wear #33 : LARRYBIRD
35. Bride's ride : LIMO
39. 1954-77 defense grp. : SEATO
40. Lose tautness : DROOP
41. Austrian "a" : EIN
43. Official seals : SIGNETS
46. Jaunty in appearance : RAKISH
48. Societal breakdown : ANOMIE
51. "Over my dead body!" : NEVER
53. Out of kilter : AMISS
54. I.Q. test pioneer : BINET
55. With 12-Down, classic Neapolitan tune : OSOLE
56. Army Ranger's topper : BERET
58. All-night bash : RAVE
59. Threadbare threads : RAGS
60. U.N. figure: Abbr. : AMB
61. Saint, in Rio : SAO

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

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