New York Times, Friday, June 21, 2013

Author: Michael Sharp
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Sharp
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FJQVXZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Sharp. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Dinner spread : TABLECLOTH
11. Streets of Rage maker : SEGA
15. Gardening brand : MIRACLEGRO
16. Roman 18-Across : MARS
17. Former "Weekend Update" host on "S.N.L." : AMYPOEHLER
18. Greek 16-Across : ARES
19. Three-time All-Star pitcher Robb : NEN
20. Karnak Temple deity : AMENRA
22. Airport on Flushing Bay, in brief : LGA
23. "My Baby No ___ Aqui" (Garth Brooks song) : ESTA
25. Family head : DON
26. When the French celebrate Labor Day : MAI
27. Box fillers : POSTMEN
30. Line to Wall Street, for short : IRT
31. N.B.A.'s Magic, on sports tickers : ORL
32. Responded to a dentist's request : OPENED
33. Emblem : INSIGNIA
35. ___ failure : RENAL
36. Critic Ebert, informally : ROG
37. Element with a low atomic number that is not found naturally on Earth : BORON
38. They cross many valleys : TRESTLES
40. Gracefully quit : BOWOUT
41. Time gap : LAG
42. Chris with the 1978 hit "Fool (If You Think It's Over)" : REA
43. Antiquity : OLDNESS
44. ___ glance : ATA
45. Its first complete ed. was published in 1928 : OED
46. Is worthwhile : PAYS
47. 0 : NIL
48. Hot : EROTIC
50. T.A.'s pursuit, maybe : PHD
53. "Sure ___!" : DOES
55. Ruin the surprise, perhaps : SNEAKAPEEK
58. Gadget's rank in cartoons: Abbr. : INSP
59. On- and off-road : ALLTERRAIN
60. Cruising : ASEA
61. Movie mogul whom Forbes magazine once named the highest-paid man in entertainment : TYLERPERRY
1. Fed concerned with forgery : TMAN
2. "Paris, Je T'___" (2006 film) : AIME
3. Leader in women's education? : BRYN
4. Sitting formation : LAP
5. Prefix with sphere : ECO
6. Slip-preventing, in a way : CLEATED
7. ___ Brothers : LEHMAN
8. View lasciviously : OGLE
9. Hot : TRENDING
10. "Ye gods!" : HORRORS
11. Kind of request in a Robert Burns poem : SMA
12. N.B.A. Hall-of-Famer who, with Walt Frazier, formed the Knicks' "Rolls Royce Backcourt" : EARLMONROE
13. Outgoing : GREGARIOUS
14. Hit makers, say : ASSAILANTS
21. Bacterium binder : ANTIBODY
23. Old lab burners : ETNAS
24. Common sushi garnish : SMELTROE
27. TV sketch comedy set in the "city where young people go to retire" : PORTLANDIA
28. They're ordered by mathematicians : OPERATIONS
29. Some French-speaking Africans : SENEGALESE
33. Apple's mobile/tablet devices run on it : IOS
34. Red-carpet interview topics : GOWNS
36. Like some files : READONLY
39. Views lasciviously : LEERSAT
40. "Bigger & ___," 1999 Grammy-winning comedy album by Chris Rock : BLACKER
43. It's a downer : OPIATE
49. Giveaway : TELL
50. Jelly Belly flavor : PEAR
51. Willing participant? : HEIR
52. Fashion company with a Big Apple flagship store : DKNY
54. Thermal ___ : SPA
56. Calder contemporary : ARP
57. Historic beginning? : PRE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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