New York Times, Thursday, March 6, 2014

Author: Daniel Raymon
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QV} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Raymon. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

Daniel Raymon notes: This is my first Thursday puzzle so I'm very excited for everyone to see it. It's especially exciting to have my very own ... more
Jeff Chen notes: Rebus with a revealer; SOAPBOX describing the four different brands of SOAP crammed into individual BOXes. In today's age of ever ... more
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Across Down
1. Side pieces : JAMBS
6. Tenor in a barbershop quartet, e.g. : PART
10. Lot : RAFT
14. Quick : ALERT
15. Singer India.___ : ARIE
16. Modern yogurt flavor : ACAI
17. Strictness : RIGOR
18. Pepsi-owned beverage brand : SOBE
19. Cajun French, e.g. : DIALECT
20. Ones little-known in their fields : NONAMES
22. TLC, e.g. : TRIO
23. Doesn't waste an opportunity : SEIZESTHEDAY
26. Agrees : JIBES
27. Quickly : INHASTE
28. Qatari leader : EMIR
30. Ingredient in many Asian desserts : AGAR
31. Dallas-to-Amarillo dir. : WNW
33. Common situation near the start of an inning : ONEON
36. Many a shot in the arm, for short? : MED
37. Platform ... or something that appears four times in this puzzle? : SOAPBOX
39. Decks, in brief : KOS
41. Management's counterpart : LABOR
43. Royal son of the comics : ARN
44. First word, maybe : MAMA
45. Seoul soldiers : ROKS
47. Assumed : USURPED
49. 24-___ : KARAT
52. Device that converts pressure into a rotating motion : PISTONENGINE
54. "Some Kind of ___" (Dick Van Dyke comedy) : ANUT
55. Double-___ : CROSSER
56. Actress Andersson : BIBI
57. "Come here often?," e.g. : LINE
58. Japanese watch : SEIKO
62. Redding of R&B : OTIS
63. Blue hue : ANIL
64. British poet laureate ___ Day-Lewis : CECIL
65. Honey-soaked dessert : BAKLAVA
66. Some fund-raising grps. : PTAS
67. Upright : ONEND
1. Rattle : JAR
2. Athlete with the autobiography "The Soul of a Butterfly" : ALI
3. Computer storage unit, informally : MEG
4. Military decoration : BRONZESTAR
5. German beer now owned by the Pabst Brewing Company : STROHS
6. Annual parade locale : PASADENA
7. Wine feature : AROMA
8. Kind of steak : RIBEYE
9. Casual wear : TEES
10. Traction provider : RADIALTIRE
11. Sharp : ACERB
12. Prima ___ : FACIE
13. Fuentes and Puente : TITOS
21. Socialize professionally : NETWORK
23. Land name before 1939 : SIAM
24. Heavenly figure, in Hesse : ENGEL
25. "___ lovely time" : IHADA
26. Curse : JINX
29. Opalescent gems : MOONSTONES
32. New Deal inits. : WPA
34. Relative of a giraffe : OKAPI
35. "Tullius" in Marcus Tullius Cicero : NOMEN
37. Pipe buildup : SOOT
38. European city whose airport is the world's largest chocolate-selling point : BRUSSELS
40. Singer with the 1986 #1 album "Promise" : SADE
42. Capital on the Danube : BRATISLAVA
44. Character in Clue : MRGREEN
46. Nascar's ___ Cup Series : SPRINT
48. Paris-based grp. since 1945 : UNESCO
49. Item purchased at many a food cart : KABOB
50. "West Side Story" woman : ANITA
51. Cube creator : RUBIK
53. Aegean region : IONIA
55. Pat-a-cake element : CLAP
59. Cube makeup : ICE
60. It's all relatives : KIN
61. Familiar : OLD

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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