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New York Times, Monday, June 6, 2011

Author: Gary Whitehead
Editor: Will Shortz
Gary J. Whitehead
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Whitehead. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 22,490
Across Down
1. Initials for 56-Across : USMA
5. Beginning on : ASOF
9. Scottish landowner : LAIRD
14. Grand ___ (annual race) : PRIX
15. Scruff : NAPE
16. Take in or let out : ALTER
17. Serving on a jury, e.g. : CIVICDUTY
19. Mean-spirited : NASTY
20. Elvis's "Blue ___ Shoes" : SUEDE
21. Look up to : ADMIRE
22. Channel with "Anderson Cooper 360°" : CNN
25. Bride's attendant : MAIDOFHONOR
27. Get a closer look, as with a camera : ZOOMIN
29. Molten tar, e.g. : GOO
30. Not an accidental fire : ARSON
31. Saintly glow : HALO
33. Some NCOs : SGTS
37. Sudden military action : RAID
38. Enrollee at 56-Across : CADET
39. Magazine fig. : CIRC
40. Armenia and Azerbaijan, once: Abbr. : SSRS
41. Fashionable Christian : DIOR
42. Jug band instrument : KAZOO
43. Noah's boat : ARK
44. Clean, as a floor : WETMOP
45. Rural area : BACKCOUNTRY
51. Unlock, in verse : OPE
52. Sanctuary : ASYLUM
53. Father and victim of Oedipus : LAIUS
55. Play lightly, as a guitar : STRUM
56. School whose motto consists of the last words of 17-, 25- and 45-Across : WESTPOINT
60. Pan-fry : SAUTE
61. Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
62. Aviated : FLEW
63. "A Doll's House" playwright : IBSEN
64. River of Flanders : YSER
65. Sax type : ALTO
1. It's scanned at checkout: Abbr. : UPC
2. ___ Lanka : SRI
3. 1,004, in old Rome : MIV
4. W.W. II foe, with "the" : AXIS
5. Like llamas and Incas : ANDEAN
6. Riyadh resident : SAUDI
7. Made a choice : OPTED
8. Tina of "30 Rock" : FEY
9. Cry from a crow's-nest : LANDHO
10. 1836 battle site : ALAMO
11. "___ the bag" : ITSIN
12. Fashionable again : RETRO
13. Alternative to a clothesline : DRYER
18. Curry ingredient : CUMIN
21. "The game is ___": Sherlock Holmes : AFOOT
22. Ivan, Nicholas and Peter : CZARS
23. Author Ephron and others : NORAS
24. Military denial : NOSIR
26. Leering sort : OGLER
28. Hip '60s types : MODS
31. Poem with exactly 17 syllables : HAIKU
32. Hoopla : ADO
33. "Shoo!" : SCAT
34. Thingamajig : GIZMO
35. Army unit : TROOP
36. Rifle attachment : SCOPE
38. Electronic storage device : CDROM
42. Excite : KEYUP
43. Keenness of mind : ACUMEN
44. Blogger, for one : WRITER
45. Low-voiced singers : BASSI
46. Take ___ at (try) : ASTAB
47. "Hannah Montana" star Miley : CYRUS
48. 1971 Jane Fonda/Donald Sutherland film : KLUTE
49. Padres and Pirates, informally : NLERS
50. First small bite : TASTE
54. Divan : SOFA
56. Modus operandi : WAY
57. Under the weather : ILL
58. Equipment in badminton and fishing : NET
59. Start of D.C.'s ZIP codes or area code : TWO

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

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