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New York Times, Saturday, March 16, 2013

Author: Julian Lim
Editor: Will Shortz
Julian Lim
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: none – this is a pangram This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Lim. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Increases the intensity : STEPSITUP
10. High-hatter's wear? : TOQUE
15. Totally plugged-in : WELLAWARE
16. Bury : INURN
17. Sheepskin source : ALMAMATER
18. Spirit, in Stuttgart : GEIST
19. Maximum, nonstandardly : MOSTEST
20. Sprites are similar to them : FRESCAS
22. :, at times : ISTO
23. "The Ground Beneath ___ Feet" (U2 song) : HER
25. Go a long way : TREK
26. Rapper with the 2002 #1 hit "Always on Time" : JARULE
28. 1972 treaty subjects, briefly : ABMS
31. Like many ventilation systems : DUCTED
35. Dress-to-impress attire : BESTSUIT
37. Singer Carmen : MCRAE
38. Fukuda's predecessor as Japan's P.M. : ABE
39. Italian game akin to pétanque : BOCCI
40. Football Hall-of-Famer who became a Minnesota Supreme Court justice : ALANPAGE
42. Thirst : HANKER
43. Genre for 37-Across : JAZZ
44. Ice cream or pizza follower : PARLOR
46. Won't shut up : YAKS
48. Comment while putting something away : YUM
49. Yuri's beloved, in literature : LARA
53. More prone to bellyaches : WHINIER
56. Growled at, say : MENACED
58. Welcomed to one's house : HADIN
59. One may be represented by stars : EXPLETIVE
61. Plagued : ATEAT
62. Became fair : CLEAREDUP
63. Shakespeare's Ross, e.g. : THANE
64. Gift for a TV buff : DVDBOXSET
1. Studier of sutras : SWAMI
2. Final aim, to a philosopher : TELOS
3. Title site of six films: Abbr. : ELMST
4. He wrote "No human thing is of serious importance" : PLATO
5. Old story intro? : SAME
6. Gull's cry : IWASHAD
7. Rip up : TATTER
8. Strict follower? : URE
9. Stamp feature, in philately lingo : PERF
10. Fierce sort : TIGER
11. What a 64-Across may comprise : ONESEASON
12. What a day trader tries to turn : QUICKBUCK
13. Supervillain from Krypton : URSA
14. M.D.'s with tiny flashlights : ENTS
21. Travel plans: Abbr. : RTES
24. Like 49-Down : RUBBERY
26. Major mode of transportation? : JEEP
27. Pace of "Pushing Daisies" : LEE
29. Many sit on pads : MICE
30. Start moving : STIR
31. Baroque "key of glory": Abbr. : DMAJ
32. Carol Burnett's 17-Across : UCLA
33. It's unlikely to work : CRAZYIDEA
34. Like Jane Goodall's study site : TANZANIAN
36. Means of reaching a peak level? : TBAR
38. "Lord," in Turkish : AGA
41. View from a pew : APSE
42. Where one may have personal reactions? : HOMELAB
45. Put up with : LUMPED
47. Role for both Burton and Amos in a 1977 miniseries : KINTE
49. Stuff in a swim cap : LATEX
50. They're not basic things : ACIDS
51. Noël Coward's "Sigh No More," e.g. : REVUE
52. Ace : ADEPT
53. With 54-Down, start of a historic telegraph message : WHAT
54. See 53-Down : HATH
55. Invoice abbr. : RECD
57. Tutee of Seneca : NERO
60. Year in Claudius's reign : XLV

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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