New York Times, Thursday, May 3, 2012

Author: Neville Fogarty
Editor: Will Shortz
Neville Fogarty
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FWZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Fogarty NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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JimH notes: A similiarly themed puzzle from 2008 also included both MILLENIUM and PERSEVERENCE. The correct spellings are: genealogy, perseverance, questionnaire, millennium, occasion and, uh, one other... Oh yeah, and misspelled.
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 22,822
Across Down
1. 2007 Ellen Page film : JUNO
5. Some coolant fluids, for short : PCBS
9. Runaway success : SMASH
14. Work on ___ (sunbathe) : ATAN
15. Da capo ___ : ARIA
16. One leaving a personnel director's office, maybe : HIREE
17. Study of trees? : GENEOLOGY
19. Dana of "MacGyver" : ELCAR
20. Better halves : SPOUSES
21. Henry who founded Cadillac : LELAND
22. Tenacity : PERSEVERENCE
25. Doctrine : ISM
28. French comment that may elicit the reply "de rien" : MERCI
29. Passport for foreign travel, e.g. : NEED
30. Article with an ushiromigoro : KIMONO
33. Dinar spender : IRANI
35. Suits : EXECS
36. Mic holders : MCS
37. Move at all : BUDGE
41. They're on haciendas : CASAS
43. Persistent Seuss character : SAMIAM
44. "Forever, ___" (1996 humor book) : ERMA
47. Rise : KNOLL
49. Where Spike Lee earned his M.F.A. : NYU
50. Survey staple : QUESTIONAIRE
54. Depletes : USESUP
55. Orthodontic add-ons : SPACERS
59. Moving about : ASTIR
60. Like the six longest answers in this puzzle : MISPELLED
62. Spanish citrus fruit : LIMON
63. Role in "Hook" : SMEE
64. Scottish Gaelic name for Scotland : ALBA
65. Composer Camille Saint-___ : SAENS
66. Red letters? : USSR
67. Furniture wood : TEAK
1. Pricey cars, informally : JAGS
2. Sch. with the mascot Paydirt Pete : UTEP
3. Prefix with technology : NANO
4. Extra life, in a video game : ONEUP
5. City gained by Rome during the First Punic War : PALERMO
6. La ___, Wis. : CROSSE
7. Highly successful : BIG
8. Perhaps : SAY
9. Unqualified : SHEER
10. Long time : MILLENIUM
11. Esoteric : ARCANE
12. Event for a rapper? : SEANCE
13. Drove together : HERDED
18. Sugar suffix : OSE
21. Speaker of the line "Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope" : LEIA
23. Explorer born around A.D. 970 : ERICSON
24. TV accessories : VCRS
25. Five-star W.W. II hero, informally : IKE
26. Large roll : SIX
27. Fr. title : MME
31. Event : OCCASSION
32. Org. associated with U.S. Cyber Command : NSA
34. Shooters' grp.? : NBA
36. Word before and after "a" : MANO
38. Bedlam let loose : DIN
39. John who wrote "The Beggar's Opera" : GAY
40. Prey for a dingo : EMU
42. LP problem : SKIP
43. Prop in "Cinderella" : SLIPPER
44. Is, in math : EQUALS
45. More than one-ninth of the earth's land : RUSSIA
46. "Let's get together" : MEETME
48. Highland girls : LASSES
51. Goes bad : TURNS
52. Charlotte of "The Facts of Life" : RAE
53. Fanfare : ECLAT
56. International magazine founded in France in 1945 : ELLE
57. Single-mom sitcom of the 2000s : REBA
58. Its state sport is rodeo: Abbr. : SDAK
60. The Spartans, briefly : MSU
61. Pre-texting texts, for short : IMS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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