New York Times, Friday, June 24, 2011

Author: Milo Beckman
Editor: Will Shortz
Milo Beckman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {KQZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Beckman NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 22,508
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1. "Try not to stand out" : ACTCASUAL
10. Call ___ to (stop) : AHALT
15. Words after an insult : NOOFFENSE
16. Jason who directed 2011's "Arthur" : WINER
17. Beatles song with a complaining title : IMSOTIRED
18. Utah State athlete : AGGIE
19. I. M. Pei's alma mater, for short : MIT
20. War hero who killed himself with a onetime rival's sword : AJAX
21. Rapid descent on skis : SCHUSS
22. Hail ___ : ACAB
24. Where purchases cost 69¢, 99¢ or $1.29 : ITUNESPLUS
26. Burdened : LADED
28. French waters : EAUX
29. "Bloody" : RARE
30. Ticket : SLATE
31. Honorary deg. for many a writer : DLIT
32. They're found in rock bands : ORES
33. End of a flick? : ASH
35. Letters at the beach : SPF
37. Absorbed : RAPT
40. "Here comes trouble!" : UHOH
44. Some stars : DIVAS
48. Plot segment : ACRE
49. Tons of : MANY
50. Cover : ALIBI
51. Words accompanying an arrow : THISSIDEUP
54. Kind of twin : EVIL
55. Like some glasses : TINTED
56. Professor 'iggins : ENRY
58. Gray : AGE
59. Admit : LETIN
60. Prepared : MADEAPLAN
62. Levels : EVENS
63. "Told you so!" : ICALLEDIT
64. Suit material : SERGE
65. Remedy for a tizzy : CHILLPILL
1. Some cracker shapes : ANIMALS
2. Wacky : COMICAL
3. Fiesta food item : TOSTADA
4. $$$ head : CFO
5. Old Spice rival : AFTA
6. Conductor Ozawa : SEIJI
7. Like a first-time tournament player, usually : UNRATED
8. Type of reproduction : ASEXUAL
9. Was up : LED
10. ___ plane : AWACS
11. Very recognizable : HIGHPROFILE
12. Bony, as a face : ANGULAR
13. Work's opposite : LEISURE
14. Locks : TRESSES
21. Titillating transmissions : SEXTS
23. One stage of development : BETATESTING
25. Rapa ___ (Easter Island) : NUI
27. "Der Ring ___ Nibelungen" : DES
34. Moist : HUMID
36. Smartphone, e.g., for short : PDA
37. Discombobulates : RATTLES
38. Carry out : ACHIEVE
39. Press user : PRINTER
41. Cheated : HAD
42. Rule for free samples : ONEEACH
43. Sonata maker : HYUNDAI
45. Composer known as the Red Priest : VIVALDI
46. First name of two first ladies : ABIGAIL
47. Calf part : SILENTL
52. Detect : SENSE
53. Old "Go from flat to fluffy" sloganeer : PRELL
57. Term of address in the South : YALL
60. Open ___ : MIC
61. Fire : PEP

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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