New York Times, Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Author: Bruce Sutphin and Neville Fogarty
Editor: Will Shortz
Bruce Sutphin
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33/12/201310/4/20132
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Neville Fogarty
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35/3/201212/8/20151
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Sutphin. This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Fogarty. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 23,135
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1. "Dragnet" force, in brief : LAPD
5. Spirited steed : ARAB
9. Bid : OFFER
14. Calculus calculation : AREA
15. City with Aces Ballpark : RENO
16. Good news on Wall Street : RALLY
17. Finishing up : WINDINGTOACLOSE
20. ___ of time : SANDS
21. "Miami Vice" informant : IZZY
22. Baths : SPAS
23. Affirmatives : YEAS
25. Cleveland's lake : ERIE
27. "The way I see it," briefly : IMHO
30. Window-shopping locale : STOREFRONT
35. Avril follower : MAI
36. Go after : SEEK
37. Hidden shooter : SNIPER
38. Shaw of the big band era : ARTIE
40. VCR button : REW
42. President with a Nobel Prize : OBAMA
43. Chessmen, e.g. : PIECES
45. What a vegan vetoes : MEAT
47. Be an agent for, in brief : REP
48. Great source of humor : COMEDYGOLD
50. Some airport announcements, for short : ETAS
51. TV host Banks : TYRA
52. Set (down) : LAID
54. Where the Storting sits : OSLO
57. Polo competitor : IZOD
59. "Little Miss Sunshine" vehicle : VWBUS
63. Ponce de León's quest : FOUNTAINOFYOUTH
66. Spore spreaders : FUNGI
67. Hawaiian bird : NENE
68. TV's "Deal ___ Deal" : ORNO
69. Hiccup, e.g. : SPASM
70. Elation : GLEE
71. Like Easter eggs : DYED
1. Acts : LAWS
2. La Scala performance : ARIA
3. One of the 53-Downs : PENN
4. Cool cat : DADDYO
5. Prince Valiant's son : ARN
6. Checkout sight : REGISTER
7. DreamWorks's first animated film : ANTZ
8. Sot : BOOZER
9. Tolkien meanie : ORC
10. Bone of the lower chest : FALSERIB
11. Big failure : FLOP
12. "Born Free" lioness : ELSA
13. Some whiskeys : RYES
18. British suffix with formal : ISE
19. Actor Lew : AYRES
24. Enzyme suffix : ASE
26. Otherwise : IFNOT
27. Apple ad line : IMAPC
28. Lopez of "Extra" : MARIO
29. "___ where they ain't" : HITEM
31. Vermont ski resort : OKEMO
32. Dazzling gallery display : OPART
33. Home of the lion that Hercules slew : NEMEA
34. Snares : TRAPS
36. Disreputable : SEEDY
39. Champagne bucket implement : ICETONGS
41. "Bravo!" : WELLDONE
44. Home of Damascus : SYRIA
46. Oklahoma city : ADA
49. Staring : GAZING
50. Director of "Bride of the Monster" : EDWOOD
53. Prestigious Eastern school, informally : IVY
54. Does in : OFFS
55. Campbell's product : SOUP
56. ___ moth : LUNA
58. Like Nash's lama (not llama) : ONEL
60. Put six feet under : BURY
61. ___ Reader : UTNE
62. Having protected feet : SHOD
64. Country singer McGraw : TIM
65. A.T.M. imposition : FEE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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