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New York Times, Thursday, April 12, 2012

Author: Michael Shteyman
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Shteyman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 39 Missing: {FJWY} This is puzzle # 47 for Mr. Shteyman. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 22,801
Across Down
1. Govt. org. whose logo depicts an eagle standing on a key : NSA
4. Actress Veronica who was the model in the last cigarette ad shown on U.S. TV : HAMEL
9. Backyard event, informally : BARBQ
14. View from Casablanca: Abbr. : ATL
15. Item on a toothpick, maybe : OLIVE
16. Stop abruptly : ABORT
17. I.S.P. giant : AOL
18. Queen of India : RANEE
19. Persian Gulf port : DUBAI
20. Founder of the 26-/21-Down, who died on April 12, 1912 : CLARABARTON
23. Initial feeling? : ESP
24. It helps you get a handle on things : PINETAR
25. It's a thought : IDEA
27. Torch bearer : DIME
28. Norma of "Sunset Boulevard" : DESMOND
32. White jacket, often : LABCOAT
35. Core : ESSENCE
36. Computer maker : ACER
37. Unimagined : REAL
38. Clearance sites? : THROATS
42. Vocabulary-related : LEXICAL
45. Kind of wave : SEISMIC
46. Judiciary checker: Abbr. : EXEC
47. Forage storage : SILO
48. Faucet attachment : AERATOR
52. Steamy place : SPA
55. Some 26-/21-Down volunteers : BLOODDONORS
57. Capital of the country that's alphabetically first in the United Nations : KABUL
59. Some Beethoven works : TRIOS
60. The Battle Born State: Abbr. : NEV
61. "Go farther" sloganeer, once : ISUZU
62. Lassitude : ENNUI
63. Break : GAP
64. Debussy contemporary : SATIE
65. Breaks : RESTS
66. Lack of focus, colloquially : ADD
1. Annual Image Awards grp. : NAACP
2. Alternative to Putinka, briefly : STOLI
3. Literary middle name : ALLAN
4. He is "more an antique Roman than a Dane," in literature : HORATIO
5. Georgia's on its side : ALABAMA
6. Where long-distance calls are made in the Mideast? : MINARET
7. ___ since : EVER
8. It flows with the wind : LEETIDE
9. Cool quality, in modern slang : BADNESS
10. "Father of," in Arabic : ABU
11. "Judge Judy" coverage? : ROBE
12. Victoria's Secret merchandise : BRAS
13. Medicine applicator : QTIP
21. See 26-Down : REDCROSS
22. Poetry volume : ODES
26. With 21-Down, humanitarian organization : AMERICAN
29. 10 sawbucks : ONEC
30. ESPN ticker abbr. : NCAA
31. Computer maker : DELL
32. Workout target, for short : LATS
33. Yearn : ACHE
34. When doubled, a vitamin deficiency : BERI
39. 1929 #1 hit whose title follows the line "Now he's gone and we're through" : AMIBLUE
40. Cultivate : TILL
41. Transport on two wheels : SCOOTER
42. Openings : LEADINS
43. Deleted, as text : EXEDOUT
44. Abnormal dryness, to a dermatologist : XEROSIS
49. Fiji's neighbor to the east : TONGA
50. Mountain nymph : OREAD
51. Answered : RSVPD
52. They're lifted on chairlifts : SKIS
53. "No ___ nada" ("Don't worry about it": Sp.) : PASA
54. Neighbor : ABUT
56. Department of NW France : ORNE
58. Israeli weapon : UZI

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

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