New York Times, Saturday, March 17, 2012

Author: David Quarfoot
Editor: Will Shortz
David Quarfoot
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FJQVZ} This is puzzle # 35 for Mr. Quarfoot. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. High clouds? : POTSMOKE
9. Ancient pentathlon event : DISCUS
15. Approximately .264 gallons : ONELITER
16. Div. created in 1969 : ALEAST
17. It gets the word out : PASYSTEM
18. New Valentine's phrase added on Sweethearts candy in 2010 : TEXTME
19. Prince Edward I. clock setting : AST
20. Having an underwhelmed response : TEPID
22. Essence : ATTAR
23. Thought after an after-afterthought: Abbr. : PPPS
25. Freshen : RENEW
27. Scramble : OLIO
28. Hot : IRATE
30. War cry of the '60s : REBELYELL
32. Smooth : LEGATO
34. "The Da Vinci Code" albino : SILAS
35. "Brokeback Mountain" director : LEE
36. Hot dog's relative : HAM
38. Cable inits. : TLC
39. ___ tree : UPA
42. "Alas!" : SOSAD
44. Flavor : SEASON
46. Hands-in-the-air phrase : PRAISEGOD
50. McCarthy cohort : SNERD
51. Big name in educational funding : PELL
52. Spread : SOWED
54. Birds of prey : ERNS
55. Etiolates : PALES
57. Incipience : ONSET
59. Grp. involved in the Abbottabad raid : NSC
60. Onomatopoeic game on "The Price Is Right" : PLINKO
62. Time near the end of a time range : LATEDATE
64. It might have a crust : PIETIN
65. Sophocles tribute that begins "Numberless are the world's wonders ..." : ODETOMAN
66. Language of the Afghan national anthem : PASHTO
67. Cry from an arriving group : WEREHERE
1. Medicate oneself, say : POPAPILL
2. Rampaging : ONASPREE
3. Check that's inked, perhaps : TESTPAGE
4. Sharp : SLY
5. Spray : MIST
6. Fur source : OTTER
7. Fish of sufficient size : KEEPER
8. Fur sources : ERMINES
9. Slangy pronoun : DAT
10. They're near appendices : ILEA
11. Stock in an adult store : SEXTOYS
12. Name-brand targets? : CATTLE
13. Words below an eagle : USMAIL
14. A biochemical solid : STEROL
21. Dock, in a way : DEBIT
24. Itinerary abbr. : STA
26. Spring locales : WELLS
29. Character : ETHOS
31. Spikes : LACES
33. Spring locales : OASES
37. 1997 Nielsen title role : MAGOO
39. Common admission requirement : USERNAME
40. Actor who might grin and bare it? : PORNSTAR
41. Director's cutoff : ANDSCENE
42. Chorus member? : SILENTH
43. Secrecy, with "the" : DOWNLOW
45. Game show purchase : ANE
46. Rare dynamic marking seen in Tchaikovsky's Sixth Symphony : PPPPPP
47. Objects from everyday life : REALIA
48. United group : ALLIES
49. "In order to know virtue, we must first acquaint ourselves with vice" speaker : DESADE
53. Hold off : DETER
56. Sketch : SKIT
58. Department head? : TETE
61. Conceptual art pioneer : ONO
63. Line from Homer : DOH

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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