New York Times, Friday, May 11, 2012

Author: Natan Last
Editor: Will Shortz
Natan Last
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Last. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Drive-in theater, in old slang : PASSIONPIT
11. Klutzes : OAFS
15. Like some freely available software : OPENSOURCE
16. Streaming video giant : HULU
17. What an up-and-coming band wants to snag : RECORDDEAL
18. Keatsian or Horatian : ODIC
19. Say "Ta-da!," say : CROW
20. "Hmm ..." : LETMETHINK
22. "___ Maria" : AVE
24. PC file extension : EXE
25. The shakes, for short : DTS
26. Together : INUNISON
31. Cary of "The Princess Bride" : ELWES
33. They might be cut at a salon : BANGS
34. Kind of rock or candy : HARD
36. Not fancy at all : HATE
38. Bob Hope, for 18 Oscar ceremonies : EMCEE
39. When repeated, response to "Who wants ice cream?" : IDO
40. Traffic cone : PYLON
41. Fidgeting during a poker game, e.g. : TELL
42. Grind : TOIL
43. Dastard : FIEND
44. Jai alai basket : CESTA
46. Produces new music for, as a movie : RESCORES
48. Shake : JAR
49. Company name ender : INC
51. Where Barry Bonds was an All-American, in brief : ASU
52. First female dean of Harvard Law School : ELENAKAGAN
56. Football Hall-of-Famer Marchetti : GINO
60. Michigan college : ALMA
61. Craft in a "Star Wars" battle scene : TIEFIGHTER
63. Like some German nouns: Abbr. : NEUT
64. Individually : ONEATATIME
65. Language from which "hubbub" comes : ERSE
66. "The Case of the Demure Defendant" protagonist : PERRYMASON
1. Offering from a Parisian butcher : PORC
2. Copycat : APER
3. Like some Spanish wine : SECO
4. What people waving their arms might produce : SNOWANGELS
5. It has more museums per capita than any other country: Abbr. : ISR
6. Lots : OODLES
7. Fully exposed : NUDE
8. Ready, in Rouen : PRET
9. Caesarean section? : ICAME
10. Wired, in a way : TELEXED
11. Eager pupil's cry : OHOH
12. Where to see some German models : AUDIDEALER
13. Rubble neighbor : FLINTSTONE
14. Is god-awful : SUCKS
21. ___ Avivian : TEL
23. Gripper : VISE
26. Scoffing comment : IBET
27. One hurling insults : NAMECALLER
28. Fictional narrator of "Legends of the Old Plantation" : UNCLEREMUS
29. Home to the Browns and the Reds : OHIO
30. Bottom : NADIR
32. Moe Howard catchphrase : WHYIOUGHTA
35. Moe Howard, for Chris Diamantopoulos, in 2012 : ROLE
37. Tips : ENDS
40. Ranks for jarheads: Abbr. : PFCS
42. Sleeveless option : TANKTOP
45. ___ Maria : TIA
47. Levelheadedness : SANITY
48. ___ Dixon, self-styled seer who wrote an astrology book for dogs : JEANE
50. "The Dark Knight" actor : CAINE
53. "Great" detective of kiddie lit : NATE
54. Will of "The Waltons" : GEER
55. Way off : AFAR
57. "Really?" : ITIS
58. Literary captain who says "I am not what you call a civilized man!" : NEMO
59. ___ Ishii ("Kill Bill" character) : OREN
62. Group of whales : GAM

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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