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New York Times, Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Author: Gary Cee
Editor: Will Shortz
Gary Cee
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Cee. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. "___ dat?" : WHO
4. Twain adventurer : SAWYER
10. Calorific : RICH
14. With "in" and 2-Down, with respectful humility : HAT
15. Spicy cuisine : CREOLE
16. Biblical progenitor of the Edomites : ESAU
17. Producer of seven U2 albums : ENO
18. "Messiah" composer : HANDEL
19. With "in" and 12-Down, as a precaution : JUST
20. Son of Henry Ford : EDSEL
22. Snack with carne asada, maybe : TACO
23. Lode finds : ORES
24. With "in" and 25-Down, blue ribbon earner : BEST
26. Animal with a prehensile snout : TAPIR
28. Sand in an hourglass, for time : METAPHOR
32. Smoke and mirrors, say : DECEIT
35. Nashville music mecca, for short : OPRY
36. Great work : OPUS
38. Comical Bruce : LENNY
39. U.S. broadcaster in 40+ languages : VOA
40. It's solid blue, in pool : TWOBALL
42. Emanation from Babel : DIN
43. Give moral guidance : EDIFY
45. South American monkey : TITI
46. Sonic the Hedgehog's company : SEGA
47. Meat grade below "choice" : SELECT
49. Club providing lots of loft : NINEIRON
51. Coop offspring : BROOD
53. With "in" and 41-Down, heir to the throne : NEXT
54. Tel ___ : AVIV
56. Gavel wielder's word : SOLD
58. Dogs with dark tongues : CHOWS
62. With "in" and 55-Down, use without proper respect, as a name : TAKE
63. Button on an alarm clock : SNOOZE
65. Generation ___ : GAP
66. Lender's security : LIEN
67. N.F.L. team with the mascot Swoop : EAGLES
68. With "in" and 60-Down, prepare for an ambush : LIE
69. Center of learning: Abbr. : INST
70. Doesn't merely cut : STYLES
71. Yadda yadda yadda : ETC
1. Cry from a thrill ride : WHEE
2. See 14-Across : HAND
3. Oklahoma tribesmen : OTOS
4. Haul (around) : SCHLEP
5. Astronomical altar : ARA
6. Deteriorated : WENTTOPOT
7. Jedi master : YODA
8. Not yet inaugurated : ELECT
9. What one might do after a firing : RELOAD
10. Celebrate : REJOICE
11. "Uncle!" : ISURRENDER
12. See 19-Across : CASE
13. Makeshift housing : HUTS
21. Site that began as AuctionWeb : EBAY
25. See 24-Across : SHOW
27. Student grant named for a senator : PELL
28. Pulls up stakes : MOVES
29. Lyric poem : EPODE
30. Off-road rides : TRAILBIKES
31. Apply, as lotion : RUBIN
33. English architect Jones : INIGO
34. Tenor Ronan ___ : TYNAN
37. Duke Ellington classic : SATINDOLL
40. Classic model train brand : TYCO
41. See 53-Across : LINE
44. Impassioned : FERVENT
46. Jedi foes : SITH
48. Deep-sixes : TOSSES
50. What a gourmand eats to : EXCESS
52. Robert who played Mr. Chips : DONAT
54. Literary Hun king : ATLI
55. See 62-Across : VAIN
57. Feeling sluggish : LOGY
59. Get an eyeful : OGLE
60. See 68-Across : WAIT
61. Architect's detail, for short : SPEC
64. Series ender : ZEE

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

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