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New York Times, Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Author: Pamela Klawitter
Editor: Will Shortz
Pamela Amick Klawitter
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQVXZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Ms. Klawitter. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 23,248
Across Down
1. Succulent lobster piece : TAIL
5. Still-in-development apps : BETAS
10. Take ___ view of : ADIM
14. City known as the Navel of Sicily : ENNA
15. "Are we ___?" : ALONE
16. Eat by candlelight : DINE
17. Jim Beam and others : RYES
18. Airport feature : TOWER
19. Some airplane cargo : MAIL
20. "Mamma Mia!" number : SOS
21. Vandyke locale : CHIN
22. ___-free (low-cal, maybe) : GUILT
24. Preserves on a farm : ENSILES
26. Sharpie feature : FELTTIP
28. Witherspoon of "Walk the Line" : REESE
29. Grand display : ECLAT
31. Boat turner : OAR
32. Collar : NAB
34. Fifth-century sacker : HUN
35. Word before a sale price : ONLY
36. Local convenience ... or a hint to the words in the circled squares : CORNERSTORE
39. Blind as ___ : ABAT
41. "Call 'em"/"see 'em" connection : ASI
42. "Alphabet series" author Grafton : SUE
43. Preposition in many Grafton titles : FOR
44. Risking a D.U.I., say : TIPSY
46. Neighbor of Fiji : TONGA
50. Easily passes : BLOWSBY
52. "Last Kiss" or "Tell Laura I Love Her" : SADSONG
54. More guileful : SLIER
55. Facetious "I see" : AHSO
56. Former chess champion Mikhail : TAL
57. Charlie who said "Waiting for tomorrow waste of today" : CHAN
58. Minuscule amounts : IOTAS
60. Part of a guitarist's pedalboard : WAWA
61. Daughter of Hägar the Horrible : HONI
62. Figurative use of a word : TROPE
63. "Believe ___ Not!" : ITOR
64. 25-Down, nonstandardly : AINT
65. Start of a toast : HERES
66. Pool item? : GENE
1. More to the point : TERSER
2. "Who wants to volunteer?" : ANYONE
3. Actually existing : INESSE
4. ___ Palmas : LAS
5. Come clean? : BATHE
6. Plaza girl of fiction : ELOISE
7. Ending with George or James : TOWN
8. Hydrocarbon suffix : ANE
9. March V.I.P.'s? : SERGEANTS
10. Fess up (to) : ADMIT
11. Landline sound : DIALTONE
12. Handkerchief embroidery : INITIAL
13. Sitcom cook who said "Stow it!" : MEL
21. Like crystal : CLEAR
23. Final: Abbr. : ULT
25. "This ___ a drill!" : ISNOT
26. Winter bugs : FLUS
27. Apply leverage to : PRY
30. Rock in Hollywood : CHRIS
33. Group with two apostrophes in its name : BNAIBRITH
35. Cookies that flavor some ice cream : OREOS
36. British poet laureate Duffy : CAROLANN
37. Spot : ESPY
38. Go one better than : OUTDO
39. B-52's home: Abbr. : AFB
40. Moscow ballet company : BOLSHOI
44. J. Alfred Prufrock creator's monogram : TSE
45. What a slingshot or wishbone has : YSHAPE
47. Jot down : NOTATE
48. Chew, as a steak bone : GNAWON
49. Shining brightly : AGLARE
51. Take home the top prize : WINIT
53. Ninnies : ASSES
55. Suffix with origin or comment : ATOR
57. When doubled, a dance : CHA
59. Stuff to dig up : ORE
60. Part of many a Halloween costume : WIG

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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