New York Times, Monday, July 23, 2012

Author: Lynn Lempel
Editor: Will Shortz
Lynn Lempel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 61 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Rounded cathedral feature : APSE
5. Undue speed : HASTE
10. Bowled over : AWED
14. Miller ___ (low-calorie beer) : LITE
15. Banks in the Baseball Hall of Fame : ERNIE
16. Sheltered bay : COVE
17. Equipment to help a patient breathe : OXYGENTANK
19. Regatta group : CREW
20. Prince who became Henry V : HAL
21. "___ I care" : ASIF
22. Jules who wrote "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea" : VERNE
23. Floor measurements : AREAS
25. "Sorry to hear that" : SUCHAPITY
28. Breath mint in a roll, informally : CERT
30. Events with baying hounds : HUNTS
31. Foray : SORTIE
34. Small bit, as of cream : DAB
35. Lab eggs : OVA
38. H. G. Wells novel ... with a hint to this puzzle's circled words : THEINVISIBLEMAN
42. Pea holder : POD
43. Completely : ALL
44. In recent days : LATELY
45. Trees that sway in a hurricane : PALMS
48. Religious offshoot : SECT
49. Went to pieces : FELLAPART
52. "Beauty is truth, truth beauty" poet : KEATS
56. Resell unfairly, as tickets : SCALP
57. First-rate : AONE
59. Flapper's neckwear : BOA
60. Musical sound : TONE
61. Vishnu or Shiva : HINDUDEITY
64. Fashion designer Cassini : OLEG
65. "It's ___ of the times" : ASIGN
66. Some poems from 52-Across : ODES
67. Tennis's Sampras : PETE
68. Broadway honors : TONYS
69. Captain in "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea" : NEMO
1. ___ State (Hawaii's nickname) : ALOHA
2. Film studio behind "Toy Story" and "Up" : PIXAR
3. Fashion : STYLE
4. Brain wave readout, for short : EEG
5. "Cluck, cluck" makers : HENS
6. Monet or Manet : ARTIST
7. Megamistake : SNAFU
8. Sn, to a chemist : TIN
9. Mouse spotter's cry : EEK
10. Say yes to : ACCEPT
11. Troubling : WORRISOME
12. Datebook notation : EVENT
13. "___ Defeats Truman" (famous 1948 headline) : DEWEY
18. Enter slowly and carefully, as a parking spot : EASEIN
22. Many an airport shuttle : VAN
24. Play opener : ACTI
26. Spiced tea : CHAI
27. Telescope serviced by astronauts : HUBBLE
29. Change significantly : REVAMP
31. Big inits. in fuel additives : STP
32. "Well, whaddya know!" : OHO
33. Mars, with "the" : REDPLANET
34. Web access inits. : DSL
36. Kilmer of "The Doors" : VAL
37. One or more : ANY
39. Rick's beloved in "Casablanca" : ILSA
40. Was without : LACKED
41. Suffix with major : ETTE
46. Declare to be true : ALLEGE
47. Swimming unit : LAP
48. Hardly hip : STODGY
49. Camera lens setting : FSTOP
50. Place to learn in Lille : ECOLE
51. Carted off to jail : RANIN
53. Tolerate : ABIDE
54. Emblem carved on a pole : TOTEM
55. Permission : SAYSO
58. Convent residents : NUNS
61. Place for a rabbit in a magic act : HAT
62. Equal: Prefix : ISO
63. Immeasurably long time : EON

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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