New York Times, Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Author: E. J. Masicampo
Editor: Will Shortz
E. J. Masicampo
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 37 Missing: {QXY} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Masicampo NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. With 7-Across, sources of the circled words : NIMBUS
7. See 1-Across : CLOUDS
13. Least clear : HAZIEST
14. Position in a college sports poll : RANKING
16. Decorator : ADORNER
17. Infested : OVERRAN
18. Having a "Ho-hum, I've seen that already" attitude : JADED
19. Church recess : APSE
21. 50+ org. : AARP
22. "The Office" or "House" : SERIES
24. Item for a guitarist or a prospector : PICK
25. One whose work is filling?: Abbr. : DDS
28. Painter Magritte : RENE
29. Bog : FEN
30. Part of U.A.E. : ARAB
32. Yield booster : FERTILIZER
37. Golden State athlete : WARRIOR
39. Postpone again : RETABLE
40. Court V.I.P. : NBAALLSTAR
42. Specify : NAME
43. Roadside bomb, for short : IED
44. Costa ___ : RICA
46. Angler's need : ROD
47. Lies on the beach : SUNS
49. Photocopying supplies : TONERS
51. When Caesar is told to beware : ACTI
52. Jazz devotees : CATS
53. Advil alternative : ALEVE
57. Rise gradually : CREEPUP
59. Angry lectures : TIRADES
61. Hairy : HIRSUTE
62. Ones getting squeezed before breakfast? : ORANGES
63. With 64-Across, sound of the circled words : PITTER
64. See 63-Across  : PATTER
1. Zippo : NADA
2. Polo alternative : IZOD
3. Bogs down : MIRES
4. Drinking spree : BENDER
5. Try to profit from : USE
6. Spaghetti makers' implements : STRAINERS
7. Shape on an altar : CROSS
8. Bathe : LAVE
9. Washington bill : ONE
10. Like the Chernobyl nuclear power plant : UKRAINIAN
11. 1933 Physics Nobelist Paul : DIRAC
12. Lewis Carroll creature : SNARK
13. Leon Uris novel, with "The" : HAJ
15. Econ. figure : GNP
20. Use binoculars, say : PEER
23. Neaten, as shirts at a men's store : REFOLD
24. What hailstones do : PELT
25. Sunup : DAWN
26. Lackluster : DRAB
27. "___ Smile," first hit for Hall & Oates : SARA
29. Savage : FIERCE
31. Like the class valedictorian, perhaps : BRAINIEST
33. "All aboard!" place : TRAINSTOP
34. Letter-shaped beam : ZBAR
35. Patron saint of sailors : ELMO
36. Plant in a bog : REED
38. Réunion and others : ILES
41. Bring (out) : TROT
45. Biblical landfall : ARARAT
47. Money substitute : SCRIP
48. Wombs : UTERI
49. Narrow : TAPER
50. Point of view : SLANT
51. Essen exclamation : ACH
52. Like a baby with dimples, say : CUTE
54. Upper hand : EDGE
55. Shift direction : VEER
56. Skier's turn : ESS
58. Place : PUT
60. $$$ set aside for later years : IRA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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