New York Times, Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 187 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 22,485
Across Down
1. Soprano Nixon : MARNI
6. Infielders' stats, for short : DPS
9. Software prototype : BETA
13. Demanding instructor's cry : AGAIN
14. "Love the skin you're in" sloganeer, once : OILOFOLAY
17. Part of DKNY : DONNA
18. Make heads or tails of something? : FLIPACOIN
19. Undergrads' Greek leadership society : ORDEROFOMEGA
21. ___, Straus and Giroux (publisher) : FARRAR
22. Actress Hatcher : TERI
23. "... like THAT!" : BAM
26. Magical : FEY
27. Front cover? : BIB
29. Turkish capital : ANKARA
31. Steering system part : TIEROD
34. Roman 209 : CCIX
35. Warren Buffett's sobriquet : ORACLEOFOMAHA
39. Gazillions : ALOT
40. Many a nursery chair : ROCKER
41. Racy, say : RATEDR
44. Line part: Abbr. : SEG
45. Blood-typing letters : ABO
48. Garden party? : EVE
49. Target of many a New Yorker cartoon : WASP
52. Sent : MAILED
54. You need to raise your hand to receive this : OATHOFOFFICE
56. Drunkard : INEBRIATE
59. Doesn't include : LACKS
60. Pulitzer-winning novel by Willa Cather : ONEOFOURS
61. Mixed bags : OLIOS
62. ___' Pea : SWEE
63. What "-" means in a Google search : NOT
64. First course? : PLANA
1. Financial scammer Bernie : MADOFF
2. Old Greek markets : AGORAE
3. Was used up : RANDRY
4. S.F. footballer : NINER
5. How a fatwa might be issued : INARABIC
6. Tip politely : DOFF
7. Pre-episode : PILOT
8. Dirtball : SLIME
9. ___ Burger (veggie patty) : BOCA
10. "Turn to Stone" grp. : ELO
11. Skater Babilonia : TAI
12. Author Rand : AYN
15. "The Makropulos Affair," for one : OPERA
16. "Oliver Twist" creep : FAGIN
20. Bay window : ORIEL
23. Composer with 20 children : BACH
24. Song on a stage : ARIA
25. Top (out) : MAX
28. ___ Rabbit : BRER
30. 1981 Chrysler debut : KCAR
31. ___ Gallery : TATE
32. Tic-tac-toe line ... and a hint to this puzzle's theme : OOO
33. R.A.F. awards : DFCS
35. Patron saint of Norway : OLAV
36. Repetitive learning : ROTE
37. Vermont ski resort : OKEMO
38. Big bust : MEGAFLOP
39. It might come after you : ARE
42. Tom Thumb, for one : DWARF
43. Five to one, e.g. : RATIO
45. Keys of music : ALICIA
46. Invite : BECKON
47. "Potemkin" port : ODESSA
50. Olympic snowboarding gold medalist White : SHAUN
51. 2009 U.S. Open winner Juan Martín del ___ : POTRO
53. "___ to Pieces" (Patsy Cline hit) : IFALL
54. Cousin of an English horn : OBOE
55. Suffix with song : FEST
56. Aegean tourist mecca : IOS
57. Fort Myers-to-Tampa dir. : NNW
58. Wide shoe spec : EEE

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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