New York Times, Saturday, July 27, 2013

Author: John Lieb and David Quarfoot
Editor: Will Shortz
John Lieb
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85/14/20134/7/20161
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0310202
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1.63100
David Quarfoot
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416/18/200412/4/20147
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101021720
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1.61203

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Lieb. This is puzzle # 40 for Mr. Quarfoot. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 23,272
Across Down
1. Fictional amnesiac portrayer : MATTDAMON
10. Out : PASSE
15. Mix and match? : SPEEDDATE
16. Total : INALL
17. Identifies with : RELATESTO
18. Old computing acronym : ENIAC
19. Head Start program service, briefly : PREK
20. Some drillers, for short : NCOS
21. Prefix with gram : CENTI
22. Stay (with) : ROOM
23. Turned on a friend, maybe? : SEXTED
24. Painting surface : GESSO
28. Proscribed : TABOO
30. Destination in the "Odyssey" : ITHACA
32. "No need to go on" : NUFFSAID
37. Without embellishment : STARKLY
39. Vitamin in meat, milk and eggs : BTWELVE
40. Resolve a bromance spat, say : HUGITOUT
42. Crime scene sight : CORDON
43. Muscle Beach sights : HEMEN
45. Backs : REARS
46. Garden decorations : GNOMES
50. Evade : DUCK
52. 2007 horror sequel : SAWIV
53. It may be hard to reach : ITCH
54. Fool : DUPE
58. 1970s subcompact : PINTO
59. Member of a medical minority : MALENURSE
61. British running great Steve : OVETT
62. Start of a Dickensian request : PLEASESIR
63. Clipped : TERSE
64. Emulate Ferris Bueller : SKIPCLASS
1. Dealer's amt. : MSRP
2. Parrot : APER
3. Communications leader? : TELE
4. Big Indonesian export : TEAK
5. "Silent Spring" topic : DDT
6. Gland: Prefix : ADENO
7. Costumed figure : MASCOT
8. Suleiman the Magnificent, for one : OTTOMAN
9. Modernists : NEOS
10. Difficult sort : PIECEOFWORK
11. Addition : ANNEX
12. Common subject of medieval art : SAINT
13. Blank ___ : SLATE
14. Title role for Charlton Heston : ELCID
22. Election-related nonprofit since 1990 : ROCKTHEVOTE
23. Cymbal sound : SOFTC
24. "Mystic Pizza" actress Annabeth : GISH
25. Dramatic accusation : ETTU
26. Cut with more than one layer : SHAG
27. Bit of Bollywood attire : SARI
29. Mac : BUB
31. Base for some incense : ALOES
33. Dry : SERE
34. Tynan player in "The Seduction of Joe Tynan" : ALDA
35. "Severn Meadows" poet Gurney : IVOR
36. Retreats : DENS
38. "Delish!" : YUM
41. Presentation by Bill Clinton in 2007 or Bill Gates in 2010 : TEDTALK
44. Cores : NUCLEI
46. Sensitive subject? : GSPOT
47. Green : NAIVE
48. Sports league V.I.P. : OWNER
49. Paws : MITTS
51. Tawdry : CHEAP
53. They're a handful : IMPS
54. What might put you through your paces? : DUEL
55. Minor opening? : URSA
56. Wave function symbols : PSIS
57. Suffixes with mountain and cannon : EERS
60. Grp. involved in the Abbottabad raid : NSC

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later.

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