New York Times, Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Author: Peter A. Collins
Editor: Will Shortz
Snake Eye
Peter A. Collins
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 47 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Notepad: When this puzzle is done, connect the four V's with a square, the three K's with an upside-down L, and each K diagonally to the nearest V. Then draw a circle around the only X.
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 22,492
Across Down
1. Temporary homes for refugees : TENTS
6. Weekly reading for drs. : JAMA
10. Wail : SOB
13. Scare slightly : SPOOK
14. "Sadly ..." : ALAS
15. Supermodel Wek : ALEK
17. ___ dish : PETRI
18. Brewskis : SUDS
19. The way the cookie crumbles : FATE
20. Cry heard at a 37-/40-Across : SEVENCOMEELEVEN
23. Philosopher Watts : ALAN
24. New Deal inits. : REA
25. French city with a 1598 edict : NANTES
28. Colorado Springs's ___ Air Force Base : PETERSON
33. Galoot : APE
34. Cuts : SHARES
36. Let (up) : EASE
37. With 40-Across, casino fixture : CRAPS
39. Canterbury can : LOO
40. See 37-Across : TABLE
41. Vatican tribunal : ROTA
42. Six, at a 37-/40-Across : BOXCAR
44. Spearheaded : LED
45. Large-scale wickedness : ENORMITY
47. Kitchen items that ding : TIMERS
49. 2008 U.S. govt. bailout recipient : AIG
50. "Now I see!" : AHSO
51. Cold, at a 37-/40-Across : ONALOSINGSTREAK
59. Dudley's love in old cartoondom : NELL
60. Sprinkler attachment : HOSE
61. Totaled : RANTO
62. Roof's edge, often : EAVE
63. Wilson of "Wedding Crashers" : OWEN
64. Ailey of dance : ALVIN
65. Sidekick : PAL
66. Careful phrasing, perhaps : TACT
67. Hostess who inspired "Call Me Madam" : MESTA
1. Six of these make a fl. oz. : TSPS
2. Olympic blade : EPEE
3. Punishment for a teen, maybe : NOTV
4. Clawed : TOREAT
5. Like some hot dogs : SKINLESS
6. Husband of Medea : JASON
7. Grad : ALUM
8. Fixed, as dinner : MADE
9. Proclaims : ASSERTS
10. Refuge : SAFEAREA
11. Norway's patron saint : OLAV
12. ___ noire : BETE
16. Boy toy? : KEN
21. Alternative to credit : CASH
22. Novelist Harper : LEE
25. Inlay material : NACRE
26. Kitchen wear : APRON
27. "Super!" : NEATO
28. Stockholder's substitute : PROXY
29. Antidiscrimination agcy. : EEOC
30. Expensive fur : SABLE
31. Sir William who wrote "The Principles and Practice of Medicine" : OSLER
32. "Pressing" things : NEEDS
35. Plenty : ALOT
38. Euclidean geometry's ___ postulate : PARALLEL
40. Laurence Sterne's "___ Shandy" : TRISTRAM
42. Honcho : BIGSHOT
43. Olympians, e.g.: Abbr. : ATHS
46. "O Sole ___" : MIO
48. Esprit de corps : MORALE
50. Cut taker : AGENT
51. Snake eye (as this completed puzzle depicts) : ONE
52. Tide type : NEAP
53. Edison's middle name : ALVA
54. Herbert Hoover's home state : IOWA
55. Minute part of a minute: Abbr. : NSEC
56. Mailers: Abbr. : ENVS
57. Squabbling : ATIT
58. Kind of coffee : KONA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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