New York Times, Saturday, June 16, 2012

Author: Barry C. Silk
Editor: Will Shortz
Barry C. Silk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FVX} This is puzzle # 68 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Mass merchandise? : ORGANS
7. A nerd has a low one : SOCIALIQ
15. Side effect or ride effect? : NAUSEA
16. Where to select Select All : EDITMENU
17. Won't shut up : RUNSON
18. Far Eastern marinade : TERIYAKI
19. "Les Misérables" feature : ACCENT
20. Avian abductors : ROCS
21. One goes along the 38th parallel, briefly : DMZ
22. Protective zoo feature : MOAT
23. 49-Across maker : AMANA
25. Wind sound : MOAN
26. Unthreatening sorts : PUSSYCATS
28. Don Diego de la Vega, familiarly : ZORRO
29. Dir. from 30-Across to Norfolk : SSE
30. See 29-Across : ERIE
31. Some change in Russia : KOPEKS
32. Ab follower : ELUL
33. Aid in getting around : CANE
34. Brown drawer : SCHULZ
37. Father figure? : MONK
38. Alternative to mushrooms : LSD
41. Puts some black lines on : CHARS
42. Youngest member of a 1990s girl group : BABYSPICE
44. Sign of spotlessness : HALO
45. Leave : LETBE
46. Like anatomical anvils : OTIC
47. ___ Tech : ITT
48. Lightsaber user : JEDI
49. 23-Across product : WASHER
51. Slowly came through : SEEPEDIN
53. Chao of George W. Bush's cabinet : ELAINE
54. Characteristic of salts : MARITIME
55. Try to get off the straight and narrow : SEDUCE
56. Thriller killer? : SUSPENSE
57. Pulling together, say : TEAMED
1. They'll get you going with the flow : ONRAMPS
2. Like many a juke joint : RAUCOUS
3. Good place to lay down arms : GUNCASE
4. Subject of I.R.S. Form 8949 : ASSETS
5. It's noble : NEON
6. Natural Bridges State Beach locale : SANTACRUZ
7. Fee : SETRATE
8. Some classic theaters : ODEONS
9. Around : CIRCA
10. Reply to "Really?" : ITIS
11. Tan in a bookstore : AMY
12. Material for a slag furnace : LEADORE
13. Hard-to-remove stain : INKMARK
14. Chain serving Torpedoes and Bullets : QUIZNOS
24. It's deposited in drops : MAIL
25. Betray dejection : MOPE
27. Roars : YELLS
28. Drops off, with "out" : ZONKS
31. About whom Obama said "He is a jackass. But he's talented" : KANYEWEST
32. New circulator of 2002 : EURO
33. All-Century Team member : COBB
34. Breaks : SCHISMS
35. Nice country house : CHATEAU
36. They bear arms : HALTERS
37. Preprandial performance : MATINEE
38. Big Chilean export : LITHIUM
39. Focus of some fairs : SCIENCE
40. Ordered : DECREED
42. Obfuscates : BEDIMS
43. Mexican motel : POSADA
45. Ushered : LEDIN
48. Simple gymnastics move : JETE
50. One way to direct a helm : ALEE
52. Casino spot : PIP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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