New York Times, Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Author: Gareth Bain
Editor: Will Shortz
Gareth Bain
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Bain. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Big truck maker : MACK
5. Blasphemous cry : CURSE
10. Alcohol typically drunk warm : SAKE
14. Jai ___ : ALAI
15. "___ or lose ..." : USEIT
16. Operating system since 1969 : UNIX
17. Civil wrong : TORT
18. Second of two spouses? : LATTERMATE
20. Addams who created "The Addams Family" : CHAS
21. Seoul-based automaker : KIA
22. One of the "She's Gone" singers : OATES
23. Nest? : HATCHINGPOST
27. Egg producer : HEN
28. Egg producers : OVARIES
32. Mythological debauchee : SATYR
35. Red-tag event : SALE
37. Repeated lyric in "Java Jive" : ACUP
38. Valuable stuff in a vein : ORE
39. Wing or fang? : BATPART
42. The "E" in B.C.E. : ERA
43. Pearl Mosque home : AGRA
45. Paul Kruger of Krugerrand fame, e.g. : BOER
46. Standard ___ (statistician's calculation) : ERROR
48. City destroyed by Mount Vesuvius : POMPEII
50. Cross shape : TAU
51. Like a good quilt maker? : PATCHPERFECT
57. Book often stored horizontally : ATLAS
60. Tavern favorite : ALE
61. Scratch in a diamond, e.g. : FLAW
62. Happening place ... or a hint to 18-, 23-, 39- and 51-Across? : WHEREITSAT
65. Skilled : ABLE
66. Certain Iroquoian : ERIE
67. Not glossy : MATTE
68. "___ is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies": Aristotle : LOVE
69. Like some people's citizenships : DUAL
70. Entrance hall : FOYER
71. Wilson of "Meet the Parents" : OWEN
1. Success story for Cupid : MATCH
2. Island greeting : ALOHA
3. Gemologist's weight : CARAT
4. Tastelessly artistic : KITSCHY
5. "Home Alone" child star : CULKIN
6. Lightning Bolt? : USAIN
7. Mark down, say, at a store : RETAG
8. Obedience school command : SIT
9. St.-Tropez season : ETE
10. Home to many orangutans : SUMATRA
11. Veterinarian's subj. : ANAT
12. Diamond in the sky? : KITE
13. The Gabor sisters had many : EXES
19. Monte ___ (one of the Alps) : ROSA
24. ___ Alpert & the Tijuana Brass : HERB
25. Like one of two extremes : POLAR
26. Partner of "done with" : OVER
29. Champagne bucket : ICER
30. Continental currency : EURO
31. Boom or gaff : SPAR
32. "Days," for one : SOAP
33. Oscar-winning film set in Iran : ARGO
34. President's four years, e.g. : TERM
35. Follower of Zeno : STOIC
36. Big hairy one : APE
40. Somewhat : ABIT
41. It might be seen out of the corner of one's eye : TEAR
44. Clothes : APPAREL
47. Mark of "The Kids Are All Right" : RUFFALO
49. Life of ___ : EASE
50. Show instability : TEETER
52. Like some pudding and retreats : HASTY
53. Part of a cafeteria stack : PLATE
54. Pasta shape : ELBOW
55. Give birth, as a whale : CALVE
56. 12-year-old, e.g. : TWEEN
57. Dumbstruck : AWED
58. Via, quickly : THRU
59. "Star Wars" princess : LEIA
63. Global lending org. : IMF
64. Eastern "way" : TAO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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