New York Times, Monday, July 21, 2014

Author: Matt Fuchs
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37 Missing: {QXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Fuchs. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Matt Fuchs notes: I am a sixteen-year-old student from Bethesda, Maryland. Even though I am young, I have loved solving crosswords for a long time. In ... more
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1. Counterparts of sirs : MADAMS
7. ___ number on : DOA
10. $2.50 per 1/5 mile, e.g. : RATE
14. Street : AVENUE
15. "Ich bin ___ Berliner" : EIN
16. Khrushchev's land, for short : USSR
17. Louisiana language : CREOLE
18. New England cookout : CLAMBAKE
20. Big name in ranch dressing : HIDDENVALLEY
22. "So what ___ is new?" : ELSE
23. Dumb ox : IDIOT
24. Unit of work, in physics : ERG
27. Classic of English children's literature, with "The" : SECRETGARDEN
31. When a plane is due to take off: Abbr. : ETD
34. Narrow inlets : RIAS
35. Mystical glow : AURA
36. Diary : JOURNAL
38. Military hairstyle : CREWCUT
41. The Emerald Isle : EIRE
42. California ballot measure, informally : PROP
43. Nav. rank : ENS
44. Small paid item in the back of a newspaper : CLASSIFIEDAD
49. Start of many a countdown : TEN
50. Running shoe brand : ASICS
51. 24 bottles of beer : CASE
55. What unmentionables cover ... or what 20-, 27- and 44-Across all begin with? : PRIVATEPARTS
58. YouTube and Yahoo! : WEBSITES
61. Go from pub to pub : BARHOP
62. With warts and all : ASIS
63. "No ___!" (Spanish surrender) : MAS
64. Like the eyes just after waking : BLEARY
65. "See ___ run" : SPOT
66. Punk rock subgenre : EMO
67. Schedules : SLATES
1. Papier-___ : MACHE
2. "Sk8er Boi" singer Lavigne : AVRIL
3. Real estate documents : DEEDS
4. Battery ends : ANODES
5. Stubborn animal : MULE
6. "As ___ on TV" : SEEN
7. Divisions of a century : DECADES
8. Like many old lanterns : OILLIT
9. Not digital, as a clock : ANALOG
10. Color of Dorothy's slippers : RUBY
11. Flat ___ pancake : ASA
12. "Naughty, naughty!" : TSK
13. Before, to poets : ERE
19. Prefix with physics : META
21. Like the "Gangnam Style" video : VIRAL
24. Bring out : EDUCE
25. Many a showing on TV Land : RERUN
26. Flying pests : GNATS
28. Suffix with east or west : ERN
29. Spy org. : CIA
30. Like most sushi : RAW
31. Emergency function on a fighter plane : EJECT
32. Decorative cotton fabric : TOILE
33. When doubled, "Hungry Like the Wolf" band : DURAN
37. ___ ipsa loquitur : RES
38. Top of a wave : CREST
39. Fishing stick : ROD
40. Org. tasked with enforcing the Clean Air Act : EPA
42. Painter with a Blue Period : PICASSO
45. Delhi dress : SARI
46. Self-conscious question : ISITME
47. When some morning news programs begin : FIVEAM
48. Bethesda, Md., is in it : DCAREA
52. Enlightened Buddhist : ARHAT
53. Boutique : STORE
54. Annual awards for athletes : ESPYS
55. [Hey, buddy!] : PSST
56. ___ and flows : EBBS
57. Funeral drape : PALL
58. Used to be : WAS
59. Mind reading, for short : ESP
60. Prefix with physics : BIO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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