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New York Times, Friday, July 26, 2013

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 29 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 158 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. First rock band whose members received Kennedy Center Honors : THEWHO
7. Jiffy : SNAP
11. Shade of black : JET
14. Fix, in carpentry : RENAIL
15. Undoubtedly : TOBESURE
17. Dropped a line? : ANGLED
18. Olympians' food : AMBROSIA
19. Figures for investors : YIELDS
20. Animal that catches fish with its forepaws : SEAOTTER
21. Ward on a set : SELA
22. Shade of gray : ASH
24. Work ___ : ETHIC
25. Annual with deep-pink flowers : COWHERB
28. Miles off : AFAR
30. Tailor : ALTER
33. Part of the Dept. of Labor : OSHA
34. All-Star Martinez : TINO
35. "Guys and Dolls" composer/lyricist : LOESSER
37. Like dirty clothes, often : INAHEAP
39. Secondary: Abbr. : ASST
40. The muscle of a muscle car, maybe : VTEN
42. Soup scoop : LADLE
43. Fill : SATE
44. Abba's genre : EUROPOP
46. "Alice" actress Linda : LAVIN
48. Kyrgyzstan's second-largest city : OSH
49. Game discs : POGS
53. Uncopiable, say : PATENTED
55. Quick session for a band : ONESET
57. Springsteen hit with the lyric "Only you can cool my desire" : IMONFIRE
58. Noted graffiti artist : BANKSY
59. Viking, e.g. : NORSEMAN
60. Philosophize, say : IDEATE
61. Strike leader? : ESS
62. Breather : REST
63. Trained groups : CADRES
1. Sights at the dentist's office : TRAYS
2. Three-time Olympic skating gold medalist : HENIE
3. Georgia of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" : ENGEL
4. 1955 Pulitzer-winning poet : WALLACESTEVENS
5. Rushed : HIED
6. Maxim : OLDSAW
7. Pot and porn magazines, typically : STASHES
8. Norton Sound city : NOME
9. Diplomat who wrote "The Tide of Nationalism" : ABBAEBAN
10. Reform Party founder : PEROT
11. Legitimate : JUSTIFIED
12. Construction project that began in Rome : ERIECANAL
13. Rush : TEAR
16. "Yeah ... anyway" : SOTHATHAPPENED
23. Ultra sound? : SHORTU
26. Boolean operators : ORS
27. Charging things? : RHINOS
29. Ensnare, with "in" : ROPE
30. "It wasn't meant to be" : ALAS
31. Literally, "the cottonwoods" : LOSALAMOS
32. Those with will power? : TESTATORS
36. Exactly 10 seconds, for the 100-yard dash : EVENTIME
38. Spanish greeting : ALO
41. Tending to wear away : ERODENT
45. Illogically afraid : PHOBIC
47. Draw (from) : INFER
50. Actor Werner of "The Spy Who Came in From the Cold" : OSKAR
51. Heroic tale : GESTE
52. Lid afflictions : STYES
53. Cleaner fragrance : PINE
54. They're sometimes named after presidents : ERAS
56. Squat : NADA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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