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New York Times, Saturday, June 18, 2011

Author: Joon Pahk
Editor: Will Shortz
joon pahk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. pahk. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 22,502
Across Down
1. Outclass one's peers? : SKIPAGRADE
11. Round bodies : ORBS
15. Stressed : UNDERLINED
16. Nutty stuff : GORP
17. Providing relief, but not a cure : PALLIATIVE
18. Retreat : LAIR
19. Flooring specialist? : SPEEDDEMON
20. Poetic work with an account of Ragnarok : EDDA
21. Right on : TOAT
22. "The Franchise Affair" novelist : TEY
23. It's about 5 mL : TSP
26. Pushover : SOFTIE
28. Numbskull : BOZO
29. "Too rich for my blood" : IMOUT
31. 1,000,000,000 years : EON
32. ESPN reporter Andrews : ERIN
33. See 7-Down : PASSAGE
36. Like some insurance : NOFAULT
38. Not at all loose : PRIM
39. Scottish doctor/explorer John : RAE
41. Teresa's home : AVILA
42. "Pushover" singer James : ETTA
43. Straight out of the dryer, perhaps : RUMPLY
46. Sop for aloo palak : NAN
47. Cost-of-living no. : CPI
48. Norman ___, coach in "Hoosiers" : DALE
49. It goes from one vessel to another : AHOY
51. One in 100 : SENATESEAT
57. Bar closing? : NONE
58. City on the Ohio : EVANSVILLE
59. ___ incline : ONAN
60. "Snow-Bound" setting : WINTERTIDE
61. Creatures with electrocytes : EELS
62. Spots : SETSEYESON
1. Takes night courses? : SUPS
2. Chip, as flint, in Britain : KNAP
3. Baseless : IDLE
4. Athlete nicknamed "O Rei" : PELE
5. Desiccated : ARID
6. "My pleasure" : GLADTO
7. With 33-Across, confirmation, e.g. : RITEOF
8. Live : ANIMATE
9. Religious observance : DEVOTION
10. Its entrance was barred with a flaming sword : EDEN
11. Give the twice-over? : OGLE
12. Ceaseless drinking or gambling, say : ROADTORUIN
13. Certain control freak : BRIDEZILLA
14. Artificial alternative to the sun : SPRAYONTAN
23. 1811 battle site : TIPPECANOE
24. Android runner, e.g. : SMARTPHONE
25. Like rankings : POSITIONAL
26. Stop: Abbr. : STA
27. Generative music pioneer : ENO
28. Wally's bro : BEAV
30. Sch. whose alumni constitute the Long Gray Line : USMA
34. [I'm not happy about this] : GRR
35. Brandy : EAUDEVIE
37. Elfin : FAY
40. Issuing forth : EMANANT
44. Largely green kingdom : PLANTS
45. Show : LETSEE
50. Impulses : YENS
51. Works on one's jumper, say : SEWS
52. "Lift ___ Voice and Sing" (old hymn) : EVRY
53. Group of pages : SITE
54. Home of the ancient Olympic games : ELIS
55. Author/architect Buzzi : ALDO
56. Romeo or Juliet : TEEN

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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