New York Times, Monday, June 24, 2013

Author: Robert Seminara
Editor: Will Shortz
Robert Seminara
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 44 Missing: {FJQVXYZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Seminara NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. In ___ (existing) : ESSE
5. Amorphous mass : BLOB
9. One of the Three B's of classical music : BACH
13. Fox series set in William McKinley High School : GLEE
14. Tibia or fibula : BONE
15. Singer Abdul : PAULA
16. Original maker of a 38-Across : GIRLSCOUT
18. Moving about : ASTIR
19. Huge hit : SMASH
20. Light horse-drawn carriage with one seat : STANHOPE
22. Boxer who floated like a butterfly, stung like a bee : ALI
25. Japanese sash : OBI
26. Ingredients in a 38-Across : GRAHAMCRACKERS
34. Weight-loss program : DIET
35. Amigo : PAL
36. Ranee's wrap : SAREE
37. ___ of Capri : ISLE
38. Sweet treat : SMORE
41. Deadly poison : BANE
42. Mascara problem : SMEAR
44. Dress (up) : TOG
45. Lone Star State sch. near the Rio Grande : UTEP
46. Ingredient in a 38-Across : HOTMARSHMALLOW
50. Steve Martin's "King ___" : TUT
51. Hullabaloo : ADO
52. Joke you've heard many times before : CHESTNUT
57. Fragrant wood : CEDAR
62. Acoustic : AURAL
63. Ingredient in a 38-Across : CHOCOLATE
66. Haggard with 38 #1 country hits : MERLE
67. Sea creature with pincers : CRAB
68. Boutique : SHOP
69. "Hey ... over here!" : PSST
70. Sharer's word : OURS
71. Classic trees on shady streets : ELMS
1. They're bought by the dozen : EGGS
2. Thin : SLIM
3. Song word repeated after "Que" : SERA
4. Fish caught in pots : EELS
5. Original "Monty Python" airer : BBC
6. Brit's toilet : LOO
7. Burden : ONUS
8. Gambler : BETTOR
9. Big party : BASH
10. Volvo or VW : AUTO
11. Video segment : CLIP
12. Tortoise racer : HARE
15. Freaks out in fear : PANICS
17. Bygone head of Iran : SHAH
21. Attorney's org. : ABA
23. 200 in the Indianapolis 500 : LAPS
24. Muslim leader : IMAM
26. Gadget : GISMO
27. Found a new tenant for : RELET
28. Mr. T's TV group : ATEAM
29. Draper's material : CLOTH
30. Afghani capital : KABUL
31. Muse of poetry : ERATO
32. Extend, as a lease : RENEW
33. Ooze : SEEP
34. Gossip, slangily : DISH
39. Capital of Italia : ROMA
40. "Heavens to Betsy!" : EGAD
43. Worrisome engine noise : RATTLE
47. Try for a political office : RUN
48. Building material applied with a trowel : STUCCO
49. Bananas : LOCO
52. Place to eat a 38-Across : CAMP
53. Tints : HUES
54. Blunders : ERRS
55. NaCl : SALT
56. Drive-___ : THRU
58. "... or ___!" : ELSE
59. Author Roald : DAHL
60. Isotope, e.g. : ATOM
61. Sales force, informally : REPS
64. Blade in a boat : OAR
65. David Letterman's network : CBS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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