New York Times, Friday, July 5, 2013

Author: Paula Gamache
Editor: Will Shortz
Paula Gamache
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 28 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 88 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Utah's ___ Range : WASATCH
8. Snatches : KIDNAPS
15. Where to check for prints? : ARTSALE
16. Kind of pie : SHOOFLY
17. What a blog provides : SOAPBOX
18. Cornish knight of the Round Table : TRISTAN
19. Bud of Nancy : AMI
20. "Ghost" character Brown : ODAMAE
22. The working girl in "Working Girl" : TESS
23. Euro dispenser : BANCO
25. Freshwater predator : GAR
26. Semester, e.g. : TERM
27. "That ___ stupid!" : ISSO
28. Richard Gere title role : DRT
29. Addresses shrilly : YAPSAT
31. 1980s TV outfit : THEATEAM
34. "Am ___ blame?" : ITO
35. Date shown on the tablet of the Statue of Liberty : JULYIVMDCCLXXVI
39. Blood-typing system : ABO
40. Converses : HASACHAT
41. Situated near the middle line of the body : MESIAL
43. Formed a junction : MET
44. Gypsy people : ROMA
48. $2 to $2,000, in Monopoly : RENT
49. Actor Hamm of "Mad Men" : JON
50. "The accuser of our brethren," per Revelation : SATAN
51. Digital imaging brand : AGFA
52. ___ oil : SUNTAN
54. Port vessel : TUG
55. University of Cincinnati athlete : BEARCAT
57. Former Colts arena : RCADOME
59. Bend backward : RECURVE
60. J, F or K : INITIAL
61. Turner backers : IKETTES
62. Scale often used in a laboratory : CELSIUS
1. Condiment that can make your eyes water : WASABI
2. Coffee and fresh-baked cookies have them : AROMAS
3. Adds color to : STAINS
4. "Antony and Cleopatra" prop : ASP
5. Banned : TABOO
6. Lug : CLOD
7. "I Ching" figures : HEXAGRAMS
8. Orange dwarf : KSTAR
9. German possessive pronoun : IHRE
10. "___ ever!" : DOI
11. Jet wing warning : NOSTEP
12. When to wear a cocktail dress, traditionally : AFTERSIX
13. Sports bar feature : PLASMATV
14. Aid and abet: Abbr. : SYNS
21. Oscar winner once named Sexiest Man Alive by People : MATTDAMON
24. 20th-century French leader : COTY
26. Record label for the Miracles and Stevie Wonder : TAMLA
28. Massachusetts governor ___ Patrick : DEVAL
29. Entry in a celebrated international sports competition since 1851 : YACHT
30. French pronoun : TOI
32. Drum kit part : HIHAT
33. Odd : ECCENTRIC
35. Preserves, perhaps : JAM
36. Epithet for a computer whiz : UBERGEEK
37. Eat crow : LOSEFACE
38. Bonus, in ads : XTRA
42. Mired : INARUT
45. Holy Roman emperor known as "the Red" : OTTOII
46. Fighters for Kenyan independence : MAUMAU
47. Little dears : ANGELS
49. Early invaders of Britain : JUTES
50. Slow racer : SNAIL
51. Shelter dug into a hillside : ABRI
52. Pitching stat : SAVE
53. Middle school marks? : ACNE
56. Monitor, for short : CRT
58. Shakes : DTS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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