New York Times, Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Author: Mark Bickham
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {KQVZ} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Bickham. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Sails fixed to bowsprits : JIBS
5. Reform Party candidate of 1996 : PEROT
10. What cats often do in the spring : SHED
14. Grounded birds : EMUS
15. Psychoanalyst Fromm : ERICH
16. Designed for flight, for short : AERO
17. "It just can't be predicted" : THERESNOTELLING
20. Sermon subject : SIN
21. Vintner's dregs : LEES
22. Some farm machines : DEERES
23. Puts forward as fact : POSITS
25. Come-___ : ONS
26. "False!" : THATSNOTTRUE
32. 2005 "Survivor" island nation : PALAU
35. Guffaw syllable : HAR
36. That certain something : AURA
37. "I ___ the opinion ..." : AMOF
38. Tumbler, e.g. : GLASS
40. Rules' partners, briefly : REGS
41. Massage deeply : ROLF
42. An end to sex? : UAL
43. Shake hands (on) : AGREE
44. "Later" : TILLNEXTTIME
48. Exclamations of tsuris : OYS
49. How bettors may act : ONATIP
52. Easy to prepare, in ads : NOFUSS
55. Part of GTO : GRAN
56. French possessive : SES
58. Work containing 21 epistles : THENEWTESTAMENT
61. Museum area : WING
62. Tower of ___ (puzzle with pegs and rings) : HANOI
63. Sister of Luke, in sci-fi : LEIA
64. Muscular firmness : TONE
65. Like "The Biggest Loser" contestants : OBESE
66. Sound suggested by the first letters of the words in 17-, 26-, 44- and 58-Across : BANG
1. Movie foes of the Sharks : JETS
2. Beatnik's "Gotcha" : IMHIP
3. Like a well-behaved niño : BUENO
4. Abbr. retired after Gorbachev's resignation : SSR
5. Pre-euro currency : PESETA
6. One of the winemaking Gallos : ERNEST
7. Kia subcompacts : RIOS
8. N.L.C.S. mo. : OCT
9. "L.A. Woman" band : THEDOORS
10. Figure for a rep to achieve : SALESTARGET
11. Whodunit suspect, perhaps : HEIR
12. Predatory seabird : ERNE
13. Follows relentlessly : DOGS
18. Diplomat Root : ELIHU
19. Post-Carnival period : LENT
24. Hangout for teachers : STAFFLOUNGE
27. Word on Moses' tablets : SHALT
28. "Illmatic" rapper : NAS
29. Sorry sort : RUER
30. Wanderlust, e.g. : URGE
31. Life of Riley : EASE
32. Reader's goal : PART
33. Mine, to Mimi : AMOI
34. Hang loose : LOLL
38. Question while covering someone's eyes : GUESSWHO
39. Left Coast airport letters : LAX
43. Brand owned by Whirlpool : AMANA
45. Closing bell org. : NYSE
46. Some sculptures : TORSOS
47. Headed for sudden death, say : INATIE
50. "___ bad moon rising" : ISEEA
51. Surround on all sides : PENIN
52. Packaging abbr. : NTWT
53. Louisville's river : OHIO
54. Sherilyn of "Twin Peaks" : FENN
55. Blood type determinant : GENE
57. Hartford insurance company symbol : STAG
59. A patron may run one : TAB
60. Org. for Tigers, but not Lions or Bears : MLB

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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