New York Times, Thursday, February 6, 2014

Author: Joe Krozel
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe Krozel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 16, Words: 77, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QVXZ} This is puzzle # 67 for Mr. Krozel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

Joe Krozel notes: Just some standard puzzle-making techniques today; placing the revealer (57-A) as the final theme entry and stretching the grid to 16 ... more
Jeff Chen notes: Any time I see Joe Krozel's byline, I set aside extra time to solve (and go grab a beer). Perhaps more than any other constructor, Joe pushes ... more
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© 2014, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Report of a shooting : BANG
5. Brunch offerings, for short : OJS
8. Affected to a greater extent : ARTIER
14. Home of ancient Greek scholars : ELEA
15. Google result : HIT
16. Civic alternatives : SENTRAS
18. *Blubbered? : WASSOBBY
20. What a nod may mean : CONSENT
21. "Wouldn't miss it!" : IMTHERE
22. Cone origin : FIR
23. Heartbreak, e.g. : ACHE
24. Home of El Greco : TOLEDO
25. *What happened after Mr. Onassis contacted A.A.A.? : ARIGOTTOW
27. Reputation, on the street : CRED
28. Kind of sum : TIDY
30. Aero- completer : DROME
31. Washington ___ (N.Y.C. neighborhood) : HTS
32. "That can't be good!" : UHOH
33. Maligned : SMEARED
35. *Imaginary overthrow of the government? : PSEUDOCOUP
37. Robin Hood and others : ARCHERS
40. "Mad Men" star Jon : HAMM
41. Jim Bakker's ___ Club : PTL
44. Place to get clean : REHAB
45. Title heroine described in the first lines of her novel as "handsome, clever and rich" : EMMA
46. Not at all chipper : BLUE
47. *Give a Dust Bowl migrant a ride? : CARRYOKIE
50. Director Christopher and actor Lloyd : NOLANS
52. 1998 Sarah McLachlan song : ADIA
53. First name in ice cream : BEN
54. Bank numbers : CDRATES
55. Not mind : DISOBEY
57. Language that gave us the words heard phonetically in the answers to the starred clues : JAPANESE
58. Motivate : ENTHUSE
59. Back : AGO
60. Third person : CAIN
61. Prepared for a long drive, with "up" : GASSED
62. Part of a gym set : REP
63. Roman foes : HUNS
1. Enchant : BEWITCH
2. Gravely ill: Fr. : ALAMORT
3. Gets snug : NESTLES
4. Ripped with a knife : GASHED
5. "Here we go again!" : OHBROTHER
6. Agree : JIBE
7. Messy spot : STY
8. PC data format : ASCII
9. Major alteration of a business structure, for short : REORG
10. Old cable inits. : TNN
11. Warning to the unwary : ITSATRAP
12. Kind of set : ERECTOR
13. Quickly sought safety, in a way : RANHOME
17. Fretted : STEWED
19. Multivolume set, for short : OED
22. Get too much sun, colloquially : FRY
25. Condition treated with Adderall, in brief : ADHD
26. Theater : ODEUM
29. Red state handouts? : IOUS
32. Words always preceding a date : USEBY
33. Source of ill-gotten gains : SCAM
34. Kind of shop : MOMANDPOP
35. Exodus figures : PHARAOHS
36. "Alas!" : OHME
37. Business establishment where customers can make a killing? : ARCADE
38. Something taken from a meter : READING
39. Teacher/astronaut McAuliffe : CHRISTA
41. Level off : PLATEAU
42. Catches on the radio : TUNESIN
43. Eases : LESSENS
45. One from Berlin : EIN
46. Boil for a short time : BLANCH
48. Extra-large : OBESE
49. Typed (in) : KEYED
51. "... ___ close second" : ORA
54. Zoo keeper? : CAGE
56. Clear tables : BUS
57. Shock : JAR

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