New York Times, Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Author: Zhouqin Burnikel
Editor: Will Shortz
Zhouqin Burnikel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {GQX} This is puzzle # 11 for Ms. Burnikel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

Zhouqin Burnikel notes: This puzzle was accepted in August 2012. I was inspired by ELON MUSK, but could not make him work due to the short letter count.
Jeff Chen notes: A business-oriented puzzle, right up my alley. And specializing in entrepreneurs, even better! Back in 2002, I had the good fortune ... more
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Across Down
1. Test runners : LABS
5. Many a carnival game : SCAM
9. Lower California, informally : BAJA
13. "Splendor in the Grass" director Kazan : ELIA
14. "Changed my mind" computer command : UNDO
15. "Entertainment Tonight" host Nancy : ODELL
17. Founder of 6-Down : TEDTURNER
19. Loads and loads : RAFTS
20. Relief on a hot day : BREEZE
21. Stuffed : OVERFED
23. Near eternity : EON
24. Pre-A.D. : BCE
26. Hit back? : SIDEB
27. Precious : DEAR
28. Old name for Tokyo : EDO
29. Aliens, for short : ETS
32. "That's not news to me" : YESIKNOW
36. World's largest online retailer : AMAZON
38. Macy's symbol : STAR
39. Word after Dead or Red : SEA
41. Seat with cushions : SOFA
42. Get tangled : ENMESH
45. Splits, as a couple : BREAKSUP
48. Uncooked : RAW
49. Where to find a soft drink's promotional code : CAP
51. End-of-season honorees, for short : MVPS
52. Hawk's home : AERIE
54. Soak up, as gravy : SOP
55. Pub draught : ALE
58. World's biggest private employer : WALMART
60. Andean ruminants : LLAMAS
62. Winning : ONTOP
63. Founder of 47-Down : STEVEJOBS
66. Cybermemo : ENOTE
67. Skye of "Say Anything ..." : IONE
68. Domain : AREA
69. Many bills in tip jars : ONES
70. Pre-K enrollees : TOTS
71. Fall back (on) : RELY
1. Ignored : LETBE
2. Olds of old : ALERO
3. Obama's veep : BIDEN
4. Fill to the gills : SATE
5. "No prob" : SURECAN
6. World's most widely distributed syndicated news service : CNN
7. Suffix with lemon : ADE
8. Down in the mouth : MOROSE
9. Cause of yawning : BOREDOM
10. On ___ (how some pranks are done) : ADARE
11. Founder of 36-Across : JEFFBEZOS
12. Old one, in German : ALTE
16. One may trip on it : LSD
18. Turkic tongue : UZBEK
22. "Livin' La ___ Loca" : VIDA
25. Lover of Psyche : EROS
27. Critical : DIRE
30. Pretty tasteless food : TOFU
31. Lose it : SNAP
32. River through Flanders : YSER
33. Italian hothead? : ETNA
34. Founder of 58-Across : SAMWALTON
35. Fly trap : WEB
37. Pops, as the question : ASKS
40. Combat supplies : ARMS
43. Just gets (by) : SCRAPES
44. Eyelash, e.g. : HAIR
46. Slowly changes : EVOLVES
47. "World's most admired company," per Fortune : APPLE
50. Look after a neighbor's dog, say : PETSIT
53. Ham it up : EMOTE
55. Love, to Valentino : AMORE
56. Valentino, e.g. : LABEL
57. Op-ed piece : ESSAY
58. "___ unto him ..." : WOE
59. A.D. part : ANNO
61. Slightly open : AJAR
64. Overly : TOO
65. M.D. specialty : ENT

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