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New York Times, Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Author: Mike Buckley
Editor: Will Shortz
Mike Buckley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Buckley. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. "That's lame, dude" : BOGUS
6. ___ Minor : ASIA
10. Letters starting an address : HTTP
14. ___ Heep : URIAH
15. Staffs : MANS
16. Indiana's smallest county or the river it touches : OHIO
17. Imagination, metaphorically : MIRROROFTHEMIND
20. Part of a nuclear reactor : ROD
21. Zellweger of "Miss Potter" : RENEE
22. Perform on "Glee," perhaps : SING
23. Featuring top players : ALLSTAR
25. Gets special attention : RATES
27. Sneak a look : PEEK
28. Investigator of family problems, say : CASEWORKER
32. Suffix with fool : ISH
34. League: Abbr. : ASSN
35. "Here ___ Again" (1987 #1 hit) : IGO
36. Hispaniola's western half : HAITI
39. Remove the insides from : GUT
40. Alternatively : IFNOT
42. Article in Austria : EIN
43. Like the food Jack Sprat eats : LEAN
45. Suffix with confident : IAL
46. It's seen in shop windows : PLATEGLASS
49. Opposite of sans : AVEC
53. Monarchy in the South Pacific : TONGA
54. Yellowhammer State : ALABAMA
56. Very dry, as Champagne : BRUT
57. Three-masted sailing ship : XEBEC
59. Subtraction game : NIM
60. One who's favorably looked upon : FAIRHAIREDCHILD
63. Fairy tale start : ONCE
64. Dullea of "2001: A Space Odyssey" : KEIR
65. Funny Fields : TOTIE
66. Harmonica part : REED
67. Quotes, as a price : ASKS
68. Observe secretly : SPYON
1. Trumped-up charge : BUMRAP
2. Orange-and-black bird : ORIOLE
3. Waist reduction aid : GIRDLE
4. Nasser's fed. : UAR
5. There has been one with every Pixar film since 1998 : SHORT
6. King of gods, in Egyptian myth : AMONRA
7. Burglary target : SAFE
8. Hobby : INTEREST
9. Pompeii's downfall? : ASH
10. More comfy : HOMIER
11. What an easily offended person has : THINSKIN
12. High tone? : TING
13. Peas' keeper? : POD
18. Be rude at the dinner table, in a way : REACH
19. Its Internet addresses end in .ee : ESTONIA
24. Theater playlet : SKIT
26. Sympathetic syllables : AWS
29. Finnish hot spot : SAUNA
30. One of a Freudian trio : EGO
31. Balderdash : ROT
33. Start of every hour? : SILENTH
36. Up on things, in the '40s : HEP
37. Not feel so good : AIL
38. Very quickly : INATRICE
39. Andromeda and others : GALAXIES
41. Spare tire material : FLAB
44. Humpty Dumpty, e.g. : EGG
45. Marooned, in a way : ISLED
47. Took the show on the road : TOURED
48. Duelers' swords : SABERS
50. Unappealing personal trait ... or a word that can precede the start of 17-, 28-, 46- or 60-Across : VANITY
51. Estevez of "The Breakfast Club" : EMILIO
52. City across the Delaware River from Philadelphia : CAMDEN
55. Bank nos. : ACCTS
56. Source of ruin : BANE
58. Composer Satie : ERIK
60. Supporting : FOR
61. Alias letters : AKA
62. Move like a bunny : HOP

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

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