New York Times, Saturday, May 7, 2011

Author: Tim Croce
Editor: Will Shortz
Tim Croce
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {WZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Croce. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 22,460
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1. Best-selling jogging advocate : JIMFIXX
8. Most convenient section of a parking garage, usually : LEVELA
14. Size of about 16 tennis courts : ONEACRE
15. Green light for un hombre : SISENOR
16. 1963 and 1996 treaty topic : TESTBAN
17. Fiber optics field : TELECOM
18. Where to see spots : TVS
19. They're shortsighted : MYOPES
21. Some Asian fighters : ROKS
22. Olympic gold-medal pentathlete Lehtonen : EERO
24. "___ turn up" : ITLL
26. Cracked : MAD
27. Sole supporter? : DRSCHOLLS
31. Somewhat : AMITE
33. Unlike the opera "Wozzeck" : TONAL
34. Psychotherapist's concern : TRAUMA
35. Like scuba tanks, typically : STRAPON
38. Restrain : TRAMMEL
39. Show some fear : QUIVER
40. 16-Across concern, briefly : HBOMB
41. You might have to fight them : URGES
42. Barbecue side dish : BEANSALAD
46. Hollywood's Lee : ANG
47. Kind of defense : ORAL
49. Main campus site of the University of the South Pacific : SUVA
50. Zip across Corsica? : RIEN
52. Big money maker : USMINT
56. A number of perfect people? : TEN
57. Not clear : INDOUBT
59. Postal activity : ROUTING
61. What an Arabian may command : STUDFEE
62. Designer with the Night of Fancy fragrance : ANNASUI
63. Joins the bandwagon? : HOPSON
64. Kiss, e.g. : QUARTET
1. Like many barely legible notes : JOTTED
2. Slight reaction? : INEVER
3. Lead-in to multiple last names : MESSRS
4. Waist-ful? : FAT
5. Titan, e.g. : ICBM
6. Aid in finding a break : XRAY
7. Strange beginning? : XENO
8. Von Trapp girl who's "sixteen going on seventeen" : LIESL
9. What an issei might enroll in: Abbr. : ESL
10. Fork (off) : VEER
11. Lofty praise : ENCOMIUM
12. Show-off's shout : LOOKATME
13. Fighter jets might be in it : ARMSDEAL
15. Leaves alone, in a way : STETS
20. Tab : PILL
23. Jump on a staff, maybe : OCTAVE
25. They moved to St. Louis in '95 : LARAMS
28. "Fingers crossed!" : HOPESO
29. ___ near : ONOR
30. 17-Across hookup : LAN
32. Deadly African tree-dwellers : MAMBAS
34. High-tech gadgetry suffix : TRON
35. Boxy : SQUARISH
36. Become : TURNINTO
37. Threw together : RIGGEDUP
38. Up in the air, for short : TBA
40. Leadership position : HELM
42. Wallop : BASTE
43. Many a troubadour : LUTIST
44. Way in : AVENUE
45. "Shoot!" : DANGIT
48. Blades of song and film : RUBEN
51. Gives a heady response? : NODS
53. 2000s service site : IRAQ
54. Bourgeois, to a Brit : NONU
55. Fancy Feast choice : TUNA
58. Sky light? : UFO
60. Bitumen alternative : TAR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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