New York Times, Friday, July 12, 2013

Author: Matt Ginsberg
Editor: Will Shortz
Matt Ginsberg
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FQ} This is puzzle # 38 for Mr. Ginsberg. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. "Not much at all for me, please" : JUSTADROP
10. Bare : STARK
15. Director Michelangelo : ANTONIONI
16. Big name in movie theaters : REGAL
17. What gets the shaft? : CRANKCASE
18. Struck, as by God : SMOTE
19. *Basketball area : KEY
20. Unlike Iago : HONEST
22. *100% : PURE
23. Not run, maybe : PASS
25. Co. that introduced Dungeons & Dragons : TSR
26. Cane material : RATTAN
28. Abhorrent : ODIOUS
30. Symbol of modesty : VEIL
32. *Water cooler : ICE
33. British critic Kenneth who created "Oh! Calcutta!" : TYNAN
34. Women, old-fashionedly : GENTLESEX
36. Bit of flimflam : RUSE
38. Third-place candidate in the 1920 presidential election who ran his campaign from jail : DEBS
39. Skiing mecca : SWISSALPS
43. *Submerged : UNDER
47. Outwits : HAS
48. Alternative indicator : ELSE
49. Ageless, in an earlier age : ETERNE
50. Portmanteau food brand : OREIDA
52. Microscopic messenger : RNA
54. Sets (on) : SICS
55. *Had charges : OWED
56. Pizarro contemporary : DESOTO
59. Cousin of a cistern : VAT
60. Messed (with) : TOYED
62. Many British mathematicians : MODELLERS
64. Came (from) : AROSE
65. So that one might : INORDERTO
66. Wood fasteners : TNUTS
67. Revolutionary invention for restaurants? : LAZYSUSAN
1. Something good to hit : JACKPOT
2. Asleep, say : UNREADY
3. What an agoraphobe does : STAYSIN
4. Big load : TON
5. Symbol of life : ANKH
6. Daisies and the like, botanically : DICOTS
7. Stable colors : ROANS
8. Even or close to even, in a tennis set : ONSERVE
9. Circlegraph shapes : PIES
10. '14s in '14, e.g. : SRS
11. Lead on : TEMPT
12. Relatives of guinea pigs : AGOUTIS
13. Grind : RATRACE
14. Product that might be used with a blessing : KLEENEX
21. Like "Have a nice day," for example : TRITE
24. Takes off : SOARS
27. Nearly : ALLBUT
29. Left over : UNUSED
31. ___ of the earth : ENDS
34. Gets set : GELS
35. Feudal thralls : ESNES
37. Table leaves? : SALAD
39. Target, in a way : SHOOTAT
40. Like Europe in 1945 : WARWORN
41. Cry in hide-and-seek : ISEEYOU
42. Image : PERSONA
44. Those who should follow the advice in the sounded-out answers to the five starred clues : DRIVERS
45. Wikipedia precursor : ENCARTA
46. Uses for support : RESTSON
49. Grill, e.g. : EATERY
51. Words of explanation : IDEST
53. Cramming aid : NODOZ
57. ___ Zátopek, four-time Olympic track gold medalist : EMIL
58. Delta 88, e.g., informally : OLDS
61. Paris's Avenue ___ Champs-Élysées : DES
63. Money of Romania : LEU

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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