New York Times, Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Author: Bill Thompson
Editor: Will Shortz
Bill Thompson
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Thompson. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. With 1-Down, "Jeopardy!" feature : DAILY
6. Chat room "Yikes!" : OMG
9. House haunter : GHOST
14. Nostalgic tune : OLDIE
15. In favor of : FOR
16. Happen again : RECUR
17. "___ Gold" (Fonda film) : ULEES
18. You, on the Riviera : TOI
19. ___ nous : ENTRE
20. Cousin of a yarmulke : BEANIE
22. Remove snow from, e.g., as a car : CLEAROFF
24. Julia Roberts ex ___ Lovett : LYLE
25. One often depicted on a Wheaties box : ATHLETE
27. "To be," to Brutus : ESSE
28. Go-ahead signal : GREENLIGHT
32. Soup's partner : SALAD
34. Parting word : ADIEU
35. In favor of : PRO
38. Palin parodist Tina : FEY
39. Backwoods mother : MAW
41. Driver's license datum : SEX
42. Apple messaging software : ICHAT
44. Intermediate, in law : MESNE
46. Holiday bloom : EASTERLILY
49. Broccoli ___ : RABE
53. Beat by a wide margin : TROUNCE
54. One-___ (old ball game) : OCAT
55. One with a 1.0 G.P.A. : DSTUDENT
58. Rat (on) : TATTLE
60. Rocker Turner's autobiography : ITINA
61. Old telecom giant : GTE
63. Stairstep part : RISER
64. Possum player : FAKER
65. Unagi, at a sushi bar : EEL
66. Nut with a cupule : ACORN
67. Pat down : FRISK
68. Word that can follow the first part or precede the second part of 22-, 28-, 46- or 55-Across : DAY
69. Minister's home : MANSE
1. See 1-Across : DOUBLE
2. Bowling lanes : ALLEYS
3. Things to live up to : IDEALS
4. People with mortgages, e.g. : LIENEES
5. "___ know" ("O.K., O.K.") : YESI
6. Frequently, in verse : OFT
7. Freeloaded : MOOCHED
8. Distinctive part of a car's front : GRILLE
9. Central Park concert site : GREATLAWN
10. Paul who played Laszlo : HENREID
11. Prefix with -genarian : OCTO
12. ___ music (Beach Boys genre) : SURF
13. Not kosher : TREF
21. Feature of old quarters : EAGLE
23. Bard's nightfall : EEN
26. Breakfast-in-bed item : TRAY
29. M.R.E. eaters : GIS
30. When doubled, a giggle : HEE
31. Guy's prom rental : TUX
33. At night : AFTERDARK
35. Jack Horner's treat : PIE
36. "His Master's Voice" co. : RCA
37. Sounds of surprise : OHS
39. Sporty Spice's other nickname : MELC
40. Up to now : ASYET
43. Brings into harmony : ATTUNES
44. Herbal beverage : MINTTEA
45. Risqué reading : EROTICA
47. ___ v. Wade : ROE
48. Suddenly thrusted, as with a sword : LUNGED
50. Follows, as advice : ACTSON
51. Farm machines : BALERS
52. Endless, in verse : ETERNE
55. "What's the ___?" : DIFF
56. Milky Way unit : STAR
57. Polynesian carving : TIKI
59. Ancient Syria : ARAM
62. English cathedral town : ELY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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