New York Times, Friday, June 7, 2013

Author: Ed Sessa
Editor: Will Shortz
Edward Sessa
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Sessa. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Dupe : CATSPAW
8. Like many PDFs : EMAILED
15. Red-hot : ONATEAR
16. Letter : MISSIVE
17. Salvage a bad situation : MAKETHEBESTOFIT
19. Hungarian city known for "Bull's Blood" wine : EGER
20. One catching the game : SNARER
21. Two-time Best Rock Album Grammy winner : ENO
22. Acted like a sponge : DRANK
24. Neighbor of Hercules : LYRA
25. Critical hosp. setting : ICU
26. Founding member of the Star Alliance, for short : UAL
27. Automaker Adam : OPEL
30. Mole removal option : LASER
32. Goth relative : EMO
33. "___ Bein' Bad" (Sawyer Brown country hit) : BETTYS
36. 25-Across sights : IVS
37. Flipped out : OVERTHEEDGE
40. Swinging halter, for short : TKO
41. Almost fall : TEETER
42. Last item bagged, often: Abbr. : RCT
45. Milling byproducts : BRANS
47. "___ Plays Monterey" (posthumous 1986 album) : JIMI
48. Chairman ___ (hoops nickname) : YAO
49. 1958-61 polit. alliance : UAR
50. Roger Staubach's sch. : USNA
53. Home of Sinbad the sailor : BASRA
55. "Idol ___" (Mozart aria) : MIO
56. Cold war weapon? : ICICLE
59. Sorority letters : RHOS
60. Too pooped to pop : PLUMTUCKEREDOUT
63. Mathematical physicist Roger : PENROSE
64. Assorted : DIVERSE
65. Have meals delivered : ORDERIN
66. Like some tea : SCENTED
1. Mature : COMEDUE
2. Antes up for peanuts? : ANAGRAM
3. Open house invitation : TAKEALOOKAROUND
4. Rear admiral's rear : STERN
5. Iguana, maybe : PET
6. Music to a masseur's ears : AAHS
7. Troglodytes troglodytes : WREN
8. Grinding material : EMERY
9. Jack Benny persona : MISER
10. Like some giants and dwarfs : ASTRAL
11. Prefix with kinetic : ISO
12. Why "there's no time for fussing and fighting," per a Beatles hit : LIFEISVERYSHORT
13. Shows that one has : EVINCES
14. GPS button : DETOUR
18. Go for broke : BALLTHEJACK
23. Kind of beef : KOBE
28. Fresh : PERT
29. Couch attachment? : ETTE
31. 2008 TARP recipient : AIG
34. Humanoid cryptid : YETI
35. Feel : SEEM
38. Part of many a German name : VON
39. Smidgen : DRIB
40. It shows small parts of the picture : TRAILER
43. Whoop it up : CAROUSE
44. Like many newlyweds and bagels : TOASTED
45. "Leatherstocking Tales" hero : BUMPPO
46. One may give a ring : SUITOR
51. "My bad, Mario!" : SCUSI
52. Spiff (up), in dialect : NICEN
54. See 62-Down : ARDEN
57. Some indicator lamps, briefly : LEDS
58. "The Little Mermaid" prince : ERIC
61. Post-hurricane handout, for short : MRE
62. With 54-Down, Best Supporting Actress nominee for 1945's "Mildred Pierce" : EVE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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