New York Times, Friday, May 3, 2013

Author: David Kwong
Editor: Will Shortz
David Kwong
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Kwong. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Singer's tongue : YIDDISH
8. Fast delivery : AIRMAIL
15. First name in online news : ARIANNA
16. Detox, say : CLEANSE
17. Autobiographical book by Carrie Fisher : WISHFULDRINKING
19. As one : ENBLOC
20. D.M.V. offerings : EYETESTS
21. Peace Nobelist Kim ___-jung : DAE
22. Crispy Twister offerer : KFC
24. Peace Nobelist Hammarskjöld : DAG
25. Papua New Guinea port in W.W. II news : LAE
28. "That's nice" : AAH
30. Dept. of Labor division : OSHA
34. Unit of online popularity : TWITTERFOLLOWER
39. "Almost there!" : ONETOGO
40. Nice thing to hit : PAYDIRT
41. First card played in the game parliament : SEVENOFDIAMONDS
43. British submachine gun : STEN
44. Bog : FEN
45. Grade sch. class : ENG
46. Badge holder: Abbr. : DET
49. Back : AGO
51. Ermine, e.g. : FUR
54. Kind of cable in TV production : TRIAXIAL
58. Actress Ryder : WINONA
61. Oscar-nominated Woody Allen film : MIDNIGHTINPARIS
63. Mythological sister of 66-Across : ELECTRA
64. Regardless of : DESPITE
65. Formidable foes : NEMESES
66. Mythological brother of 63-Across : ORESTES
1. Went off course, as a ship : YAWED
2. One of Chekhov's "Three Sisters" : IRINA
3. Not accept : DISBELIEVE
4. Children's author who created Miss Trunchbull : DAHL
5. Scoop contents : INFO
6. Approached slyly, with "up" : SNUCK
7. 1968 space movie villain : HAL
8. D. W. Griffith's "___ for Help" : ACRY
9. "Yeah, you got me" : ILIED
10. ___-car : RENTA
11. Fulfill : MAKEGOODON
12. Spanish liqueur : ANIS
13. "___ it?" : ISNT
14. Staying power : LEGS
18. Cappuccino choice : DECAF
23. Not soon at all : FAROFF
26. Who's there : ATTENDANCE
27. ___ blue (color named for a school) : ETON
29. ___ for the best : HOPING
31. Be hanged after a crime : SWINGFORIT
32. Throng : HERD
33. Fine things? : ARTS
34. Chuck : TOSS
35. N.Y.C.'s PBS station : WNET
36. Big head : EGO
37. A.L. West team, on scoreboards : LAA
38. ___ disease : LYME
42. Passed out : DEALT
47. Stage directions : EXITS
48. Feline in un jardin zoologique : TIGRE
50. Major League Baseball V.I.P. : OWNER
52. Merge : UNITE
53. Demolishes, in Devon : RASES
54. Govt. gangbusters : TMEN
55. Put out : RILE
56. Ditto, in footnotes : IDEM
57. Pupil reactions : AHAS
59. ___ dixit : IPSE
60. Short breaks, of a sort : NAPS
62. It may be said with a raised hand : IDO

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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