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New York Times, Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Author: Peter A. Collins
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter A. Collins
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {Q} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 59 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Karate school : DOJO
5. Pier : DOCK
9. "Look what I just did!" : TADA
13. Grad : ALUM
14. Washington who was called "Queen of the Blues" : DINAH
15. "Voulez-vous coucher ___ moi ce soir?" : AVEC
16. Geographical formation whose name is Spanish for 9-Down : MESA
17. ___ Rizzo, "Midnight Cowboy" role : RATSO
18. What might take a stand outside a school? : BIKE
19. Dope fiend : POTHEAD
21. Burn without a flame : SMOLDER
23. Tap : FAUCET
25. New Year's ___ : EVE
26. Baja bear : OSO
28. Land where the Danube flows : ROMANIA
30. Cleopatra's killer : ASP
33. Hold filler : CARGO
35. Mover's vehicle : VAN
36. Model ___ Nicole Smith : ANNA
37. Author of the book whose title is circled in the grid : ERNESTHEMINGWAY
41. "Yes, there is ____!" : AGOD
42. "___ the fields we go ..." : OER
43. Japanese port : OTARU
44. Right out of the box : NEW
45. With lack of distinctiveness : BLANDLY
48. Street cred : REP
49. "Get it?" : SEE
50. Bonbons, e.g. : SWEETS
52. Musical instruments listed very late alphabetically : ZITHERS
56. Trouser measurements : INSEAMS
59. Latin love : AMOR
60. Straighten : ALIGN
62. Brickell who sang "What I Am" : EDIE
63. China's ___ En-lai : CHOU
64. Keister : TUSHY
65. Groucho or Chico : MARX
66. "King ___" : KONG
67. Send out : EMIT
68. "Don't leave!" : STAY
1. Like morning grass, typically : DAMP
2. Dairy-free spread : OLEO
3. Temporarily : JUSTFORNOW
4. Nebraska home of Berkshire Hathaway : OMAHA
5. Crown : DIADEM
6. Prov. east of Manitoba : ONT
7. Mama ___ Elliot : CASS
8. Iranian Revolution leader : KHOMEINI
9. See 16-Across : TABLE
10. Gung-ho : AVID
11. Hockey feint : DEKE
12. Computer giant : ACER
14. ___ Malfoy (Harry Potter villain) : DRACO
20. Continental coins : EUROS
22. Tube travelers? : OVA
24. Businesses where the customers call the shots? : TAVERNS
26. Indian ___ : OCEAN
27. Beetle Bailey's boss : SARGE
29. '60s war locale : NAM
30. Camp David Accords party : ANWARSADAT
31. Capture : SNARE
32. Winner's demand : PAYUP
34. H.S. dropout's document : GED
36. F.B.I. employee: Abbr. : AGT
38. Abide : TOLERATE
39. "Isn't ___ bit like you and me?" (Beatles lyric) : HEA
40. "The Highwayman" poet : NOYES
45. Hive member : BEE
46. One of the D's in D.D.E. : DWIGHT
47. 1950s-'60s comic Bruce : LENNY
49. Gesture accompanying "Beats me" : SHRUG
51. Swarms : TEEMS
52. 2009 Cy Young Award winner Greinke : ZACK
53. "If you ask me," in textspeak : IMHO
54. Bugs Bunny or Tweety Bird : TOON
55. Dickensian setting : SLUM
57. Sorvino of "Mighty Aphrodite" : MIRA
58. Very exciting : SEXY
61. "It ___" (formal acknowledgment) : ISI

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

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