New York Times, Thursday, April 18, 2013

Author: Stu Ockman
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 75, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Ockman. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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JimH notes: I've highlighted the meandering theme answers with the range of ALPs so you can see how nicely symmetric everything is.
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 23,172
Across Down
1. "This bag is not ___" : ATOY
8. Figures in statistics : MODES
13. Film resident of Crab Key Island : DRNO
14. Apple, e.g. : POME
15. Instrument bearing the coat of arms of France's Charles IX : AMATI
16. Go-between : MIDDLEMAN
18. Pen pal? : FELON
19. Futile : INVAIN
22. Where seawater remains after an ebb : TIDALPOOL
23. Quick refreshment : NAP
25. Apricot relative : SLOE
26. Psalm ender : SELAH
32. Eleniak of "Baywatch" : ERIKA
35. "___ Longstocking" : PIPPI
37. Earth, e.g. : ORB
38. Unethical law enforcement practice : RACIALPROFILING
39. Breathers : LULLS
41. Strong irritation : IRE
42. ___ charmed life : LEADA
43. Home of "The Nude Maja" : PRADO
44. Baseball, in America : NATIONALPASTIME
46. Way to see the world? : ATLAS
48. Early 12th-century year : MCIV
50. Switzerland's ___ Gorge : AAR
54. Engine's output : MECHANICALPOWER
58. Illuminated from above : TOPLIT
60. Divide up : ALLOT
61. Shelf on a cliff : ROCKLEDGE
63. Gunk : SLIME
64. Da capo ___ : ARIA
65. Push : TOUT
66. Caught on video : TAPED
67. Long writers' blocks? : LEGALPADS
68. High points of which five are found going up in this puzzle : ALPS
1. Accept, as an error : ADMIT
2. Lopez with the 1965 hit "Lemon Tree" : TRINI
3. One way to see a movie : ONDVD
4. Big-eared "Star Wars" character : YODA
5. First tuba note? : OOM
6. Stickup man on "The Wire" : OMAR
7. Jay ___ Garage (popular automotive Web site) : LENOS
8. Partners in crime : MAFIOSI
9. Western ___ : OMELET
10. "Swans Reflecting Elephants" artist : DALI
11. William and Harry attended it : ETON
12. Turn state's evidence : SING
14. Kind of colony : PENAL
17. First part of a form to fill out : LINEA
21. Ruckuses : FLAPS
24. Historical name for New Guinea : PAPUA
26. Water-___ : SKI
27. Margaret Thatcher's middle name : HILDA
29. U.S.S. ___ (W.W. II battleship) : IOWA
30. TV neigh-sayer? : MRED
31. River of Iberia : EBRO
32. Leprechaun's home : ERIN
33. Scarce, to Scipio : RARA
34. Actor who made his film debut in "Breakin'," 1984 : ICET
36. Señorita's silver : PLATA
39. "April Theses" writer : LENIN
40. Hosp. areas : ORS
42. Tracked down : LOCATED
43. Spoken, as evidence : PAROL
45. Cry upon walking in the front door : IMHOME
47. "Taxi" worker : LATKA
49. Like some videos : VIRAL
51. Perfume ingredient : ALDOL
52. Exhume : DIGUP
53. Doesn't strike out in the end : STETS
54. Flag holder : MAST
55. She, in Seville : ELLA
56. Fast pace : CLIP
57. Center : CORE
59. "Fur Is Dead" org. : PETA
62. Smoke : CIG

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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