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New York Times, Saturday, June 1, 2013

Author: Barry C. Silk
Editor: Will Shortz
Barry C. Silk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {FJQZ} This is puzzle # 77 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Stephen King horror anthology : CREEPSHOW
10. Yoke attachment : OXBOW
15. Great depression? : HURRICANE
16. Egg choice : LARGE
17. They're available in alleys : OPENLANES
18. Wholly : INALL
19. Short play? : REC
20. The King's followers? : ANDI
21. Like some taxes and questions : EVADED
22. Considered revolting : DETESTED
24. Struck : XED
25. Pick : OPT
26. Home of the Aggies of the 37-Down : LASCRUCES
31. Below the surface : BURIED
34. Québec map abbr. : STE
35. Arena support? : OLE
36. Remove, as a 45-Across : UNSCREW
38. Grand alternative : UPRIGHT
41. Trip option: Abbr. : RTE
42. She plagues ladies' lips with blisters, per Mercutio : MAB
44. Game of falling popularity? : TETRIS
45. It fits around a mouth : BOTTLECAP
49. Bangladesh export : TEA
50. Using : VIA
51. Aviation safety statistic : NEARMISS
55. What's often blowing in the wind : POLLEN
58. Show piece : DEMO
59. Floral arrangement : LEI
60. Floor plan data : AREAS
61. Painful spa treatment : BIKINIWAX
63. Had an inclination : LEANT
64. Nevertheless : ATANYRATE
65. Roman world : MONDO
66. Justice from the Bronx : SOTOMAYOR
1. What a speaker may strike : CHORD
2. Nepalese bread : RUPEE
3. Classic Meccano toy : ERECTORSET
4. Midwest trailer? : ERN
5. Embedded column : PILASTER
6. Hardly any : SCANT
7. Haydn's "master of us all" : HANDEL
8. Upstate New York natives : ONEIDAS
9. Unseld of the Bullets : WES
10. Twist in fiction : OLIVER
11. Hit soundtrack album of 1980 : XANADU
12. Stationery securer : BRAD
13. Look while delivering a line : OGLE
14. Metalworker's union? : WELD
21. Leaving out : EXCEPT
23. Grand : EPIC
27. Good name for a brooder? : STU
28. How many reach the top of Pikes Peak : COGRAILWAY
29. Not grade-specific : ELHI
30. Loses liquidity : SETS
31. Bellflower or Bell Gardens, vis-à-vis L.A. : BURB
32. Quaint preposition : UNTO
33. Put down : DEMEAN
37. New Mexico State sports grp. : WAC
39. "Cloth diaper" or "film camera" : RETRONYM
40. Bullet follower : ITEM
43. Frito ___ (old ad symbol) : BANDITO
46. Cable channel with the slogan "Laugh More" : TVLAND
47. Doesn't level with : LIESTO
48. Check out for a second : PEEKAT
52. Certain building block, informally : AMINO
53. Former defense grp. : SEATO
54. Knick foe : SIXER
55. One with hot dates, maybe : PALM
56. ___ Biscuit (1912 debut) : OREO
57. Spare : LEAN
61. Low, in Lyon : BAS
62. Portfolio part, for short : IRA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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