New York Times, Saturday, March 26, 2011

Author: Brad Wilber
Editor: Will Shortz
Brad Wilber
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {J} This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Wilber. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Goat cheese : CHEVRE
7. Office roll : FAXPAPER
15. Ancient "Works and Days" poet : HESIOD
16. Thought one can't shake : IDEEFIXE
17. Using a large case? : INCAPS
18. Building that goes up easily : FIRETRAP
19. Constellation next to Pavo : ARA
20. Broadway role for Bea Arthur : YENTE
22. Milton's "Areopagitica," e.g. : TRACT
23. Cagney's employer, briefly : NYPD
25. Rank achieved by 49-Across: Abbr. : LIEUT
27. Opposition leader? : ANTI
28. Hillside landscaping effects : TIERS
30. Harries : VEXES
32. Film villain who sings "Daisy, Daisy, give me your answer, do!" : HAL
33. Response to "Should we order food?" : IVEEATEN
35. It may be turned on a soapbox : PHRASE
37. Org. with the Sun and Sky : WNBA
38. First man featured on the cover of the U.S. edition of Vogue : GERE
39. No relative : KABUKI
42. She "gallops o'er a courtier's nose," in Shakespeare : QUEENMAB
46. Good thing to keep low on a diamond : ERA
47. Diane with a camera : ARBUS
49. Biden's successor on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee : KERRY
50. Chisel, maybe : ETCH
52. Tries to halt expansion? : DIETS
54. Ending with fluor- : ESCE
55. Tightwad : PIKER
57. Part of a bar line : STOOL
59. One might cover lemons : LAW
60. Goo : SCHMALTZ
62. Salon supply : POMADE
64. So-called "wand of heaven" : ALOEVERA
65. Render helpless : HOGTIE
66. Minor celebrity? : TEENIDOL
67. Barely risk being arrested? : STREAK
1. Italian red : CHIANTI
2. John of Gaunt's son : HENRYIV
3. Gone con : ESCAPEE
4. Using : VIA
5. Like thick vines : ROPY
6. Ranger, for one : EDSEL
7. Badminton goal : FIFTEEN
8. They may evoke tristesse : ADIEUX
9. Disco-era kid : XER
10. Amanda of "Syriana" : PEET
11. Performers' union : AFTRA
12. One in a dangerous school : PIRANHA
13. One-two track options : EXACTAS
14. Scaled-back thing? : REPTILE
21. Big name in skin care : NIVEA
24. Sch. in Madison, N.J. : DREWU
26. Brave protector : TEPEE
29. Kraft Foods brand : SANKA
31. 2009 Best Musical nominee : SHREK
34. 6-Down's far more successful contemporary : TBIRD
36. French actress Saint-Cyr : RENEE
38. Relish : GUSTO
39. Doesn't stop : KEEPSAT
40. Time unit : ARTICLE
41. It has a big bucket : BACKHOE
42. Creature revered by the Mayans : QUETZAL
43. Quarry boss of cartoons : MRSLATE
44. Pan's place : ARCADIA
45. Idle stretch for an N.F.L. team : BYEWEEK
48. Champs-Élysées sight : BISTRO
51. Typical bouncers : HEMEN
53. Some J.V. players : SOPHS
56. Beatle George studied under him : RAVI
58. Swag : LOOT
61. Opened : LED
63. Bus. driver? : MGR

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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