New York Times, Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Author: Peter Broda
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Broda
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQVZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Broda. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Bring under control : REININ
7. Surrounded by : AMID
11. Handicapper's spot, for short : OTB
14. One of the Shrivers : EUNICE
15. Like a day in June, according to Lowell : RARE
16. Prefix with platonic : NEO
17. "Harry Potter" antagonist and namesakes : DRACOS
18. Proceed on all fours, in a way : CRABWALK
20. Butterfly alternative : BACKSTROKE
22. Place with a talking serpent : EDEN
23. Made in ___ : USA
24. Drink with a head : ALE
25. Allstate competitor : GEICO
26. Someone who has it can't say it : LISP
28. Blow out : EXHALE
32. Level the playing field? : MOW
33. See 27-Down : LATIN
35. Panache : ELAN
36. Ambulance letters : EMS
37. File for Chapter 11 ... or do an 18-, 20-, 60- or 64-Across : GOBELLYUP
41. Confession in a confessional : SIN
44. "Get ___!" : REAL
45. Gomorrah's sister city : SODOM
49. Suffix with lex- : EME
50. "Precious" or "heavy" things : METALS
53. Cabana wear : ROBE
54. Horizontal graph line : XAXIS
56. It may be high or low in blackjack : ACE
58. Believer's suffix : IST
59. Army three-stripers: Abbr. : SGTS
60. Caribbean party event : LIMBODANCE
64. Decathlon event : HIGHJUMP
66. Stay awhile : LINGER
67. Number that's its own square : ONE
68. Moisturizer additive : ALOE
69. Old McDonnell Douglas aircraft : DCNINE
70. Signer's need : PEN
71. Provider of a leg up? : RUNG
72. Like Cheech & Chong, in most of their movies : STONED
1. Popular energy drink : REDBULL
2. Landmass that spans over 180 degrees of longitude : EURASIA
3. How some broken bones are set : INACAST
4. "Jolly old" saint : NICK
5. Twenty: Prefix : ICOSA
6. Hot Pockets maker : NESTLE
7. With the bow, in music : ARCO
8. Grade, as papers : MARK
9. "Dies ___" : IRAE
10. Girl with a ball : DEB
11. Quick way to turn or stop : ONADIME
12. Verizon or Sprint : TELECOM
13. Onetime catchphrase for athlete Jackson : BOKNOWS
19. Itty-bitty : WEE
21. Common dog name : REX
25. The "Homo" in Homo sapiens : GENUS
27. With 33-Across, ixnay or amscray : PIG
29. Very, slangily : HELLA
30. The whole enchilada : ALL
31. Install, as tile : LAY
34. Expected outcomes : NORMS
38. Scripps-sponsored event for kids : BEE
39. Munch on : EAT
40. ___ favor : POR
41. Store for couples, maybe : SEXSHOP
42. 1971 hit with the lyric "You may say I'm a dreamer" : IMAGINE
43. Like many newly unveiled electronics, casually : NEXTGEN
46. Murdering : DOINGIN
47. Bleep-worthy, say : OBSCENE
48. Like much urban street parking : METERED
51. Photo ___ : LAB
52. Chews out : SCOLDS
55. Suffix with fiend : ISH
57. Command from on high : EDICT
60. Ripsnorter : LULU
61. "That's my cue!" : IMON
62. Compressed video file format : MPEG
63. The "A" in A.D. : ANNO
65. Peanut butter purchase : JAR

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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