New York Times, Monday, March 25, 2013

Author: Adam Prince
Editor: Will Shortz
Adam Prince
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {XZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Prince NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 23,148
Across Down
1. "Saturday Night Live" segment : SKIT
5. On vacation : AWAY
9. Skirts for Scots : KILTS
14. Goals : AIMS
15. Valentine's Day flower : ROSE
16. Pricey car from Honda : ACURA
17. Recipe holders : COOKBOOKS
19. Father, biblically : BEGET
20. Govt.-issued ID : SSN
21. "___ a man with seven wives" : IMET
22. Epoch when mammals arose : EOCENE
23. Irregular trial venue : KANGAROOCOURT
26. Liquors for pirates : RUMS
27. Barber's implement : COMB
28. Required amount : QUOTA
30. Autobahn auto : OPEL
32. "My word!" : EGAD
36. Kilmer of "Top Gun" : VAL
37. Title that can precede the starts of 17-, 23-, 49- and 59-Across : CAPTAIN
40. Take advantage of : USE
41. Cartoon collectibles : CELS
43. "South Park" boy : STAN
44. Nebraska's largest city : OMAHA
46. Colombian cartel city : CALI
48. Like-minded group of voters : BLOC
49. "The Shawshank Redemption" actor : MORGANFREEMAN
54. Rule : GOVERN
55. Mythical birds : ROCS
56. Swab the decks, say : MOP
58. Frederick who composed "My Fair Lady" : LOEWE
59. Basketball scoring attempts that are difficult to block : HOOKSHOTS
61. Bert's "Sesame Street" pal : ERNIE
62. ___ time (never) : ATNO
63. Bar brews : ALES
64. Egg containers : NESTS
65. Not now : THEN
66. Many a true word is spoken in this : JEST
1. Egg containers : SACS
2. Stand around the mall? : KIOSK
3. Craps player's boast : IMONAROLL
4. "Shame on you!" : TSK
5. Good smells : AROMAS
6. Romantic hopeful : WOOER
7. Invite for : ASKTO
8. "Of course!" : YES
9. Big bang : KABOOM
10. Rapper in the film "21 Jump Street" : ICECUBE
11. Olympian sledder : LUGER
12. Former senator Lott : TRENT
13. Fill totally : SATE
18. Rival of the Whopper : BIGMAC
22. Food-spoiling bacteria : ECOLI
24. Fanatic : NUT
25. Atlantic or Pacific : OCEAN
28. Home shopper's channel : QVC
29. Dubai's land: Abbr. : UAE
30. Decide to take part : OPTIN
31. After-hours school org. : PTA
33. Super Bowl bowlful : GUACAMOLE
34. Volcanic output : ASH
35. Trafficker tracking org. : DEA
38. Lion in "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" : ASLAN
39. At a minimum : NOLESS
42. "Ugh, who cares?!" : SCREWIT
45. May honoree : MOM
47. Doesn't dissent : AGREES
48. Signal "Come here," say : BECKON
49. Demi or Roger : MOORE
50. Bakery fixtures : OVENS
51. Foam : FROTH
52. Longtime ABC exec Arledge : ROONE
53. Post-its, e.g. : NOTES
54. Secluded valley : GLEN
57. "Hey! Over here!" : PSST
59. Bowler or sombrero : HAT
60. Once-in-a-lifetime pilgrimage : HAJ

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

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