New York Times, Saturday, August 30, 2014

Author: David Steinberg
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: none – this is a pangram Grid has super symmetry This is puzzle # 31 for Mr. Steinberg. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

David Steinberg notes: I constructed this crossword in October 2012, which is right around the time Matt Jones challenged constructors to incorporate ... more
Jeff Chen notes: Years ago, Eugene Maleska was known for eschewing brand names, going so far as to clue OREO as [Mountain: Comb. form]. I'm glad that ... more
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Across Down
1. ___ Street, London's onetime equivalent to New York's Wall Street : LOMBARD
8. Lurid nightspot : GOGOBAR
15. Synthetic purplish colorant : AZOBLUE
16. Took too many courses? : OVERATE
17. Vicks product : ZZZQUIL
18. Rap type : GANGSTA
19. Assn. with a "100 Years ... 100 Movies" list : AFI
20. Bygone Acura : INTEGRA
22. Non-Roman Caesar : SID
23. Have a dependency : RELY
25. "Would you look at that!" : GOLLY
26. Musical title character who "made us feel alive again" : MAME
27. What the Sup. Court interprets : USLAW
29. "___ in '56" (old campaign button) : IKE
30. Plantation machine : BALER
31. Hid : STASHED
33. Sybill Trelawney, in the Harry Potter books : SEERESS
35. Gorp, e.g. : MIX
36. Like some projects, for short : DIY
37. Mesh with : FITINTO
41. Piece of trash? : JUNKART
45. Slightly ahead : UPONE
46. "___ man can tether time or tide": Burns : NAE
48. Tim Tebow, in college football : GATOR
49. "Sweet" girl of song : JANE
50. Ones with issues? : PAPAS
52. Person holding many positions : YOGI
53. Ox- tail? : IDE
54. Trattoria specification : ALDENTE
56. Key holder? : MAP
57. Mercury's winged sandals : TALARIA
59. Outlook alternative : AOLMAIL
61. Parasite : SPONGER
62. Cash in a country bar : ROSANNE
63. Parallel bars? : UPCCODE
64. Onetime "Lifts and separates" sloganeer : PLAYTEX
1. "The Raising of ___" (Rembrandt painting) : LAZARUS
2. Annual heavy metal tour : OZZFEST
3. Big name in browsers : MOZILLA
4. Popular chip flavor : BBQ
5. Parisian possessive : ALUI
6. Kicking oneself for : RUING
7. Trapezius neighbor : DELTOID
8. Welders' wear : GOGGLES
9. Egg maker : OVARY
10. Rowlands of "A Woman Under the Influence" : GENA
11. Assn. : ORG
12. Beverage with a triangular logo : BASSALE
13. Occasionally : ATTIMES
14. Kindles, e.g. : READERS
21. Pride : lion :: gang : ___ : ELK
24. Bleeth of "Baywatch" : YASMINE
26. Avon competitor : MARYKAY
28. "Do I have to?," for one : WHINE
30. Extraterrestrial, e.g. : BEING
32. Abbr. on a business card : EXT
34. URL ender : EDU
37. Japanese electronics giant : FUJITSU
38. Download from Apple : IPADAPP
39. "Funky Cold Medina" rapper : TONELOC
40. Not entirely of one's own volition, say : ONADARE
41. "Cloud Shepherd" sculptor : JEANARP
42. Ferocious Flea fighter, in cartoons : ATOMANT
43. Producer of a hair-raising experience? : ROGAINE
44. Certain movie house : TRIPLEX
47. Aldous Huxley's "___ and Essence" : APE
50. Worked with : PLIED
51. Common comedian's prop : STOOL
54. Best Picture before "12 Years a Slave" : ARGO
55. Wife of Albert Einstein : ELSA
58. Party concerned with civil rights, briefly : ANC
60. "If I ___ ..." : MAY

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