New York Times, Saturday, July 2, 2011

Author: Joel Fagliano
Editor: Will Shortz
Joel Fagliano
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Fagliano. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 22,516
Across Down
1. Makeshift mask : PAPERBAG
9. Old Navy's owner : THEGAP
15. Lingua di Livorno : ITALIANO
16. Ford from long ago : MODELA
17. Home of minor-league baseball's Sea Dogs : PORTLAND
18. 23-Across representing a user : AVATAR
19. Join : ENROL
20. Rte. through 17-Across : USONE
22. It may be groove-billed : ANI
23. Desktop item : ICON
24. "Mama's Special Garden" brand : RAGU
25. Old Maltese money : LIRAS
27. March Madness souvenir : NET
28. Literature's Dolores Haze, familiarly : LOLITA
30. Most arias : SOLI
31. 38-Down, to a 14-Down : SES
32. Drive in N.Y.C. : FDR
33. What may appear after washing or baking : SODA
34. Oppose authority : STICKITTOTHEMAN
39. Reaction to bad news : OHNO
40. Giant rival, briefly : NAT
41. Tag for some grandchildren : III
42. Kept in : PENT
43. Patrol boats patrol them : SHORES
45. Stat on some guns : MPH
48. Casino winner, often : HOUSE
50. Man ___ : OWAR
51. Driver's alert : FORE
52. Like "Spring" from Vivaldi's "The Four Seasons" : INE
53. Use as a crash site? : LIEON
55. Where Paul and Silas were sent, in Acts : BEREA
56. Stage name of entertainer David Adkins : SINBAD
58. Stage name of entertainer Stanley Burrell : MCHAMMER
60. Yet : TODATE
61. Chemistry Web site? : EHARMONY
62. Faulkner family name : SNOPES
63. "Don't believe it for a second" : NONSENSE
1. Supply, as elevator music : PIPEIN
2. Straightaway : ATONCE
3. Ape : PARROT
4. Singer at Diana's funeral : ELTON
5. Streamlet : RILL
6. Cry of shear fear? : BAA
7. Tomato or pea, e.g. : ANNUAL
8. Don Juan's self-description : GODSGIFTTOWOMEN
9. Bootlegger's bugbear : TMAN
10. Dumpy dwelling : HOVEL
11. Writer LeShan : EDA
12. Cry to the overly amorous : GETAROOM
13. "The Four Seasons" director : ALANALDA
14. Métro area resident : PARISIAN
21. One-up : OUTDO
24. Violinists' cake ingredients : ROSINS
26. Some nonnative Hawaiians : ISSEI
28. Coin whose original portrait was Alexander the Great : LEK
29. More affected : ARTIER
31. Most Prestwick Airport patrons : SCOTS
34. Fallacious reasoners : SOPHISTS
35. It has unbelievable news : THEONION
36. Part of many a smear campaign : INNUENDO
37. Kings Beach sits on it : TAHOE
38. Embroidered word, at times : HIS
44. Vaquero's charge : RANCHO
45. Young follower : MORMON
46. Runs a bill through : PREENS
47. Cry for attention : HEARYE
49. Really pick up : ELATE
51. Bonne ___ (cooked simply) : FEMME
54. 13th, at times : IDES
55. Spots for shots : BARS
57. Like Bill Clinton or Jimmy Carter: Abbr. : BAP
59. ___ characters (common Chinese writing) : HAN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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