New York Times, Friday, August 1, 2014

Author: Ashton Anderson and James Mulhern
Editor: Will Shortz
Ashton Anderson
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1011/16/20097/31/20155
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1.62000
James Mulhern
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1911/16/20097/1/20165
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1.61000

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33 Missing: {QVZ} Puzzle of the Week! This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Anderson. This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Mulhern. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Constructor notes: JAMES: We constructed this puzzle a little over a year ago. Ashton constructed the eastern half of the grid, seeded with my entry, ... more
Jeff Chen notes: I love days like this. Sometimes I have to dig a little to uncover the assets of a crossword — almost every puzzle has ... more
JimH notes: Here's the famous Van Gogh at 42 Across from Musée d'Orsay.
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Across Down
1. Very harsh : ACIDIC
7. Cash flow statement? : CHACHING
15. Ultra 93 vendor : SUNOCO
16. Winner of the inaugural Václav Havel Prize for Creative Dissent (2012) : AIWEIWEI
17. Two-dimensional : PLANAR
18. The Hub : BEANTOWN
19. Meander : WEND
20. "I say" sayer : BRIT
21. Ferrari rival, informally : JAG
22. Wildly cheering : AROAR
24. Real joker : RIOT
25. First talking pet in American comics : TIGE
26. Steel-eyed one? : CARNEGIE
28. Horse whisperer, e.g. : TAMER
29. Moves uncertainly : TODDLES
30. Boorish member of King Arthur's Round Table : SIRKAY
32. Like dungeons, typically : DANK
33. Footprint, maybe : CLUE
34. Tough to figure out : KNOTTY
36. Paraphrase : RESTATE
40. Coin with a hole in it : KRONE
41. First substitute on a basketball bench : SIXTHMAN
42. Van Gogh's "L'Église d'Auvers-sur-___" : OISE
43. Chop-chop : ASAP
45. Willy Wonka Candy Company candy : NERDS
46. Flint-to-Kalamazoo dir. : WSW
47. "The X-Files" program, for short : SETI
48. Soft spot : SOFA
49. Modern storage space : THECLOUD
51. Flush : LOADED
54. How Columbo often worked : ONAHUNCH
55. Queued up : INLINE
56. Be at the end of one's rope? : WATERSKI
57. Principal part : MELODY
1. Ancient symbol of royalty : ASP
2. French bottom : CUL
3. Very succinctly : INAWORD
4. "No problem, I'm on it!" : DONEANDDONE
5. "Been there" : ICANRELATE
6. One of a vocal pair : CORD
7. Hack : CABBIE
8. Sacred: Prefix : HIERO
9. Anticipate : AWAIT
10. 50 ___ : CENT
11. Google unit : HIT
12. It means "sulfur island" in Japanese : IWOJIMA
13. Into crystals and energy fields, say : NEWAGEY
14. Redhead : GINGER
22. Be part of the picture : ACT
23. Indian novelist Raja ___ : RAO
24. Kind of business : RISKY
25. Be a patsy : TAKETHEFALL
27. Hat-tipping sort : GENT
28. Catchphrase for the paranoid : TRUSTNOONE
30. Faux money : SCRIP
31. Holly : ILEX
34. Deity with more than 16,000 wives : KRISHNA
35. "Easy-peasy" : NOSWEAT
37. Rush home? : AMRADIO
38. Soupçon : TAD
39. Nation's exterior? : ENS
40. Submit : KOWTOW
41. Greeted someone : SAIDHI
43. Time immemorial : AEONS
44. Fast : STUCK
47. "Dirtbag," e.g. : SLUR
48. Remote : SLIM
50. Revolutionary name : CHE
52. Kill : END
53. "The Partridge Family" actress : DEY

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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