New York Times, Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Author: David Liben-Nowell
Editor: Will Shortz
David Liben-Nowell
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 35 Missing: {FJVX} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Liben-Nowell. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Signs of life : PULSES
7. Part of U.S.M.A.: Abbr. : ACAD
11. Wood used for wine barrels : OAK
14. Like some accidents or garages : ONECAR
15. Miss from Marseille: Abbr. : MLLE
16. ___ de France : ILE
17. Comment about comic actor Martin when standing next to a peewee? : SHORTISTALL
19. Fireplace wood : LOG
20. "Tony n' ___ Wedding" (Off Broadway hit starting in 1988) : TINAS
21. Military force : ARMY
22. They outrank kings : ACES
23. Knife wound : STAB
24. Campus area : QUAD
25. Something found in a Parliament : TAR
26. Comment about actor Jack, racially speaking? : BLACKISWHITE
31. Nimbleness : AGILITY
34. Architect I. M. ___ : PEI
35. "For example ..." : SAY
36. Place for a marquee : CINEMA
37. Still green : UNRIPE
39. "___ Poetica" : ARS
40. Anger : IRE
42. Like ironed pants, often : CREASED
43. Comment about well-dressed pop singer James? : BLUNTISSHARP
46. ___ Peacock (Clue character) : MRS
47. Irritating sort : TWIT
48. ___ Cass Elliot : MAMA
52. Former drink marketed as "zomething different" : ZIMA
54. Letters : MAIL
55. When doubled, band with the 1984 #1 hit "The Reflex" : DURAN
56. Wash. neighbor : IDA
57. Comment about impressionist Rich when playing a packed house? : LITTLEISBIG
59. Anthem contraction : OER
60. Baldwin or Guinness : ALEC
61. Green, purple or red food : ONIONS
62. Vote to kill a bill : NAY
63. Sieve, essentially : MESH
64. Nothing to write home about? : SECRET
1. Adds to a blog : POSTS
2. Still standing, as a target : UNHIT
3. Hotelier Helmsley : LEONA
4. The record score in this game is 1,049 points : SCRABBLE
5. Vittles : EATS
6. Holy Hindu's title : SRI
7. Acela operator : AMTRAK
8. Seafood-based party food : CLAMDIP
9. Friend : ALLY
10. N.J. neighbor : DEL
11. Emergency of 1973 or 1979 : OILCRISIS
12. Lotion ingredient : ALOE
13. Fraternity party staples : KEGS
18. Impertinent : SAUCY
22. "That hit the spot!" : AAH
24. Local staffer for Al Jazeera, e.g. : QATARI
25. Hair braider, e.g. : TWINER
27. Puts a cap on : LIMITS
28. Painter who had a point to make? : SEURAT
29. It's on a roll : TAPE
30. Looked over : EYED
31. Hail ___ : ACAB
32. Lady in waiting? : GIRL
33. "Wrapping up ..." : INSUMMARY
38. 50 Cent genre : RAPMUSIC
41. Settings for mansions : ESTATES
42. Relax, slangily, with "out" : CHILL
44. Org. defending the Second Amendment : NRA
45. On/off ___ : SWITCH
49. Shaded recess : ARBOR
50. Home of L. L. Bean : MAINE
51. Unsettled feeling : ANGST
52. Jewish homeland : ZION
53. Glimmering : IDEA
54. About 4% of a marathon : MILE
55. Have supper : DINE
57. Escape : LAM
58. Canon camera : EOS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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