New York Times, Thursday, May 10, 2012

Author: Jules P. Markey
Editor: Will Shortz
Jules P. Markey
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35 Missing: none – this is a pangram This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Markey. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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JimH notes: Cleverly disguised as a typical word-that-can-precede puzzle, this crossword has an extra gimmick. Down answers must JUMP over the circled letters to make sense.
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 22,829
Across Down
1. Veers quickly : ZIGS
5. Be aware of : KNOW
9. Breakfast cereal with a propeller-headed alien on the front of the box : QUISP
14. "Mmm-hmm" : ISEE
15. Part of a foot : ARCH
16. Before : UNTIL
17. One sharing an apartment : SUITEMATE
19. Rhône feeder : ISERE
20. Daddy Warbucks's henchman : THEASP
21. "Chow down!" : LETSEAT
23. Eastern dance-drama : KABUKI
26. City near Vance Air Force Base : ENID
27. Facilities housing large planes? : SAWMILLS
31. Title in S. America : SRA
33. Poles, e.g. : EUROPEANS
35. Online financial services company : ELOAN
39. Tower, of a sort : REPOMAN
40. Actress Parsons : ESTELLE
42. One of the Muses : ERATO
43. Film for which Lee Marvin won Best Actor : CATBALLOU
45. Pre-C.I.A. org. : OSS
47. Captain's log detail : STARDATE
48. Flanged structural element : IBAR
51. 1942 Tommy Dorsey hit with Frank Sinatra vocals : TAKEME
53. Big Irish cream brand : BAILEYS
55. Event after a bowl game win : PARADE
60. Coppola subject : MAFIA
61. Engagement precursor : COURTSHIP
64. Hoard : AMASS
65. T.A.E. part : ALVA
66. Highest point : APEX
67. D'Oyly ___ Opera Company : CARTE
68. Droids, etc. : PDAS
69. Word that can precede each set of circled letters, forming a literal hint for entering certain answers in this puzzle : JUMP
1. Bad mark in school? : ZIT
2. Approximation ending : ISH
3. "Wow!" : GEE
4. Main : SEA
5. City near Entebbe airport : KAMPALA
6. Sight-seeing grp.? : NRA
7. Calendar mo. : OCT
8. Marine snail : WHELK
9. Give out : QUIT
10. Opened : UNSEALED
11. Coast-to-coast route, informally : ITEN
12. Phone voice? : SIRI
13. Stated one's case : PLED
18. Ones on top of the world? : ESKIMOS
22. German treat : EIS
24. Mont ___ : BLANC
25. Mil. branch : USN
27. Saharan : SERE
28. Violinist Leopold : AUER
29. F.D.R. initiative : WPA
30. Driver : MOTORIST
32. Spa, for one : RETREAT
34. Sorrento seven : SETTE
36. Suffix with plug : OLA
37. Frequently : ALOT
38. ___ Galerie, art museum on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue : NEUE
41. Five-time U.S. Open winner : SAMPRAS
44. Set as a price : ASK
46. Farm pen : STY
48. Desktop brand : IMAC
49. Rival of Ole Miss : BAMA
50. Light years off : AFAR
52. Record abbr. : ASCAP
54. Allay : EASE
56. Eastern rule : RAJ
57. "The Simpsons" character : APU
58. Blue, say: Abbr. : DEM
59. The "2" in x^2: Abbr. : EXP
62. Erstwhile : OLD
63. Institution founded by Thos. Jefferson : UVA

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

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