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New York Times, Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Author: Kristian House
Editor: Will Shortz
Kristian House
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 80, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. House. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Mr. Spock's rank: Abbr. : CMDR
5. Rosie of "The Jetsons," for one : ROBOT
10. Compressed video format : MPEG
14. Lascivious sort : ROUE
15. Archie's sitcom wife : EDITH
16. Simon & Garfunkel's "___ Rock" : IAMA
17. Some Wall St. traders : ARBS
18. Beef up : ADDTO
19. Shoot with Novocain, say : NUMB
20. Highland slopes : BRAES
22. Comb maker : BEE
23. Puerto Rico y Cuba : ISLAS
24. He drove the serpents from Ireland, in legend : SAINTPATRICK
27. Jethro ___ : TULL
28. Sold-out sign : SRO
29. Medicine-approving org. : FDA
32. Painter's support : SCAFFOLD
36. Accustoms : ENURES
38. Diamond Head setting : OAHU
39. ___ of Tranquillity : SEA
41. Mathematician John who was the subject of "A Beautiful Mind" : NASH
42. Marcos of the Philippines : IMELDA
45. Britain's Arthur Wellesley, with "the" : IRONDUKE
48. Band with the multiplatinum albums "Out of Time" and "Monster" : REM
49. P, to Pythagoras : RHO
51. K.G.B. concern : MOLE
52. Indian pipe player, maybe : SNAKECHARMER
57. Uno + cuatro : CINCO
60. Santa ___ winds : ANA
61. Butcher's string : TWINE
62. Eastern nurse : AMAH
63. Jeff of the Electric Light Orchestra : LYNNE
65. Drain feature : EDDY
66. Comb-over's locale : PATE
67. Bird feeder fill : SEEDS
68. Malaria symptom : AGUE
69. Checked out : EYED
70. Critical times of attack : DDAYS
71. Count in a weight room : REPS
1. Cantankerous folks : CRABS
2. "How Are Things in Glocca ___?" (1947 hit song) : MORRA
3. Most populous of the United Arab Emirates : DUBAI
4. Like Cain, toward Abel : RESENTFUL
5. Actor Stephen : REA
6. Strange birds : ODDBALLS
7. Lavatory fixture : BIDET
8. Bewhiskered frolickers : OTTERS
9. However, briefly : THO
10. Capital of Belarus : MINSK
11. Simon of Simon & Garfunkel : PAUL
12. Actress Stone of "The Help" : EMMA
13. Chews the fat : GABS
21. Double ___ Oreos : STUF
23. A browser has one : ICON
25. Mideast grp. : PLO
26. Red-hot feeling : IRE
29. Herr's honey : FRAU
30. Information ___ : DESK
31. 1980s U.S. Davis Cup captain : ASHE
32. Evening in Paris : SOIR
33. Checked in, say : CAME
34. [May I have your attention?] : AHEM
35. Opus ___ : DEI
37. Drawers in drawers : UNDERWEAR
40. Companion who's a knockout : ARMCANDY
43. Early Bond foe : DRNO
44. "Gotcha!" : AHA
46. Word before "That's gotta hurt!" : OOH
47. GPS above-the-Equator fig. : NLAT
50. Approved : OKAYED
52. Timetable: Abbr. : SCHED
53. Nine: Prefix : ENNEA
54. No-see-um : MIDGE
55. Turn out to be : ENDUP
56. Spanish kings : REYES
57. South Africa has a famous one : CAPE
58. Polite words after "if" : IMAY
59. "Great" detective of children's literature : NATE
63. It may be dropped when one trips : LSD
64. Hook shape : ESS

Answer summary: 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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