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New York Times, Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Author: Andrew Marc Greene
Editor: Will Shortz
Andrew M. Greene
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Z} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Greene. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Web site help section, for short : FAQ
4. Doorframe part : JAMB
8. William Tell, for one : ARCHER
14. Mich. rival in the Big Ten : OSU
15. "Peek-___!" : ABOO
16. Historian Will or Ariel : DURANT
17. Ipanema's city, for short : RIO
18. A.T.M. printout : BANKBALANCE
20. "La Danse" painter Henri : MATISSE
22. Some loaves : RYES
23. Golden ___ (senior) : AGER
24. ___ Park (F.D.R.'s home) : HYDE
26. Get well : HEAL
30. Scroll in the ark : TORAH
32. Joe Six-Pack's overhang : BEERBELLY
35. Persian Gulf state : QATAR
37. War heroes from Tuskegee, e.g. : AIRMEN
38. Actress Thurman : UMA
41. Yellow "Sesame Street" character : BIGBIRD
43. Driver's license datum : SEX
44. Hang on to : RETAIN
46. "___ a vacation!" : INEED
48. Portable sources of music : BOOMBOXES
50. Big wheel : NABOB
54. Do the crawl, say : SWIM
55. "Now it makes sense!" : ISEE
57. Marat's counterpart in a Peter Weiss title : SADE
58. Word before rack or mitt : OVEN
61. Galvanic cell component : CATHODE
63. It appeared before Moses on Mount Horeb : BURNINGBUSH
67. Fell for a come-on, say : BIT
68. Caught sight of : ESPIED
69. One-half base x height, for a triangle : AREA
70. Peach State capital: Abbr. : ATL
71. Ones without permanent addresses : NOMADS
72. Lab job : TEST
73. Bit of scheduling luck at a tournament : BYE
1. Adjust the margins of, for example : FORMAT
2. Hard Italian cheese : ASIAGO
3. One reciting others' lines : QUOTER
4. Verbal zingers : JABS
5. Make red-faced : ABASH
6. Container in an armored car : MONEYBAG
7. ___ choy (Chinese cabbage) : BOK
8. Forever and ___ : ADAY
9. Announce a decision : RULE
10. Uninvited partygoer : CRASHER
11. ___ Solo of "Star Wars" : HAN
12. Britannica, for one: Abbr. : ENC
13. Road map abbr. : RTE
19. "Desperate Housewives" role : BREE
21. One side in a 1980s war : IRAQ
25. Headgear for Laurel and Hardy : DERBIES
27. O'Neill title trees : ELMS
28. Sheltered, at sea : ALEE
29. Wildcat with tufted ears : LYNX
31. Diplomat Philip : HABIB
33. "Still mooing," as burgers go : RARE
34. Ex-senator known as "Amtrak Joe" : BIDEN
36. Ex-Yankee Martinez : TINO
38. Cities, informally : URBS
39. Feline's "feed me" : MEOW
40. Yours, in Ypres : ATOI
42. Lacking confidence : INSECURE
45. Strong-smelling cleaning ingredient : AMMONIA
47. Imprecise recipe amount : DASH
49. Ped ___ : XING
51. Thick-trunked African tree : BAOBAB
52. Item fit for "Ripley's Believe It or Not!" : ODDITY
53. Classic VW : BEETLE
56. Makes more bearable : EASES
59. Went head to head : VIED
60. Means justifier, for some : ENDS
62. "Not ___!" : THAT
63. Stiller of film : BEN
64. G.I. entertainers : USO
65. Letters after 33 or 45 : RPM
66. Echolocation-using mammal : BAT

Answer summary: 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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