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New York Times, Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Author: Ian Livengood
Editor: Will Shortz
Ian Livengood
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQY} This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Livengood. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 23,156
Across Down
1. Weight loss surgeries, informally : LIPOS
6. "Monster ___" (1962 #1 novelty hit) : MASH
10. Keyboard key : ESC
13. Capri, per esempio : ISOLA
14. Wee hour : ONEAM
16. Old electrical unit : MHO
17. Predecessor of 63-Across : BENEDICTXVI
19. Cooking spray brand : PAM
20. Opposite of endo- : ECTO
21. Sign that 63-Across was elected : WHITESMOKE
23. "Vive le ___!" : ROI
24. Burlesque show prop : BOA
25. Welcomed through the door : SAWIN
26. Prefix with structure : INFRA
28. 44 Regular, e.g. : SIZE
32. Pianist Peter : NERO
33. Rate card listings : ADFEES
35. North Korea's ___ Jong-un : KIM
36. Stick in one's ___ : CRAW
37. Original home of 63-Across : ARGENTINA
40. A/C specs : BTUS
43. First or last digit of D.C.'s area code : TWO
44. Gunned, as an engine : REVVED
48. "Egad!" : OHNO
49. Wraps (up) : SEWS
51. Stiller's partner in comedy : MEARA
52. Sierra ___ : LEONE
54. Abduction destination in fanciful stories : UFO
56. Preschooler : TOT
57. Protector of 63-Across : SWISSGUARD
61. Flat bread : PITA
62. Chess champion Mikhail : TAL
63. Official elected March 13, 2013 : POPEFRANCIS
65. 12/31, e.g. : EVE
66. Our, in Montréal : NOTRE
67. "Later, bro!" : PEACE
68. Rose's hue : RED
69. Chow : FOOD
70. Rush toward : RUNAT
1. African republic colonized by freed American slaves : LIBERIA
2. Call in support of a motion : ISECOND
3. 63-Across, e.g. : PONTIFF
4. Spread in the fridge : OLEO
5. Unfortunate : SAD
6. Some java house orders : MOCHAS
7. One opposed : ANTI
8. Message one might not want the tabloids to see : SEXT
9. Own : HAVE
10. Authorize : EMPOWER
11. One-named pop star with the 2001 hit "Whenever, Wherever" : SHAKIRA
12. "You've gotta be joking ..." : COMENOW
15. Fail to connect : MISS
18. ___ Jima : IWO
22. Room with a pool table, wet bar and TV, say : MANCAVE
24. Ring champ Max : BAER
27. Whys : REASONS
29. "You're preaching to the choir!" : IKNOW
30. Unwanted spot, in slang : ZIT
31. Arab V.I.P. : EMIR
34. Police dept. members : SGTS
38. Lamb raiser : EWE
39. Title fish in a Pixar film : NEMO
40. Add support to : BOLSTER
41. Stand-up routine in a stadium? : THEWAVE
42. Squeaky, say : UNOILED
45. Current home of 63-Across : VATICAN
46. Racy stuff : EROTICA
47. Spreadsheet figures : DATASET
50. Took out a board at Waikiki : SURFED
53. Channel with game highlights : ESPN
55. Prez with fireside chats : FDR
58. Blunder : GOOF
59. ___ no good : UPTO
60. Commercial name suggesting sleekness : AERO
61. French tire : PNEU
64. Filing month: Abbr. : APR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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