New York Times, Monday, February 7, 2011

Author: Lynn Lempel
Editor: Will Shortz
Lynn Lempel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 51 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Quantity picked by Peter Piper : PECK
5. Fellow : CHAP
9. Camera lens setting : FSTOP
14. Worker protection agcy. : OSHA
15. Snoozefest : BORE
16. Pioneering video game company : ATARI
17. Rushing yards or turnovers, for short : STAT
18. Cooking in a wok, e.g. : STIRFRYING
20. Dutch bloom : TULIP
22. Glance through quickly : SKIM
23. ___ of luxury : LAP
24. University in Winston-Salem, N.C. : WAKEFOREST
27. Act like a grandma : DOTE
28. "Exodus" hero : ARI
29. ___-Magnon man : CRO
30. Ambulance sound : SIREN
31. Seedy loaves : RYES
33. Blitzkriegs : ATTACKS
37. Reinvest some funds : ROLLOVERACD
40. Place where borrowing is encouraged : LIBRARY
41. Clodhoppers : OAFS
44. "Three wishes" granter : GENIE
47. N.Y.S.E. debut : IPO
49. "Holy smokes!" : YOW
50. Pink-slipped : AXED
51. It offers flexible support for women : STRETCHBRA
55. Lines scanned by a supermarket scanner, in brief : UPC
56. Met melody : ARIA
57. Set of fortunetelling cards : TAROT
58. Pep : GETUPANDGO
62. Period after Mardi Gras : LENT
63. Undo, as writing : ERASE
64. Wee : TINY
65. Doily material : LACE
66. Treasured violin, for short : STRAD
67. Aretha Franklin, the Queen of ___ : SOUL
68. Barely got, with "out" : EKED
1. Like the period after 1945 : POSTWAR
2. Wide part of a river where it meets the sea : ESTUARY
3. More like messy blackboards : CHALKIER
4. Newswoman Couric : KATIE
5. 4-Down's network : CBS
6. Sizzling : HOT
7. Come to pass : ARISE
8. Employee benefits : PERKS
9. Old MacDonald's place : FARM
10. 9-Down enclosure : STY
11. Worker who has people in stitches? : TAILOR
12. Elaborately decorated : ORNATE
13. Perpetually dirty kid in "Peanuts" : PIGPEN
19. In good physical shape : FIT
21. Many a G.I. : PFC
25. Toothbrush brand : ORALB
26. Helicopter topper : ROTOR
27. Dance to Donna Summer's "Last Dance," e.g. : DISCO
30. Jamaican music : SKA
32. Sphere or cube : SOLID
34. Fed. electricity provider since 1933 : TVA
35. Eagle's home : AERIE
36. Burial chamber : CRYPT
38. Perjure oneself : LIE
39. Sunrise : DAYBREAK
42. As a total departure from the norm : FORONCE
43. Tried to kill, as a fly : SWATTED
44. Rain-measuring devices : GAUGES
45. Know-nothing's opposite : EXPERT
46. Drink of the gods : NECTAR
48. Columbus Day mo. : OCT
51. Madrid Mrs. : SRA
52. Shadings : TINTS
53. Transistor, e.g. : RADIO
54. Actress Berry : HALLE
56. Parodied : APED
59. Miss Teen ___ (beauty pageant) : USA
60. Bearded African animal : GNU
61. Olive ___ (Popeye's sweetie) : OYL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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