New York Times, Thursday, August 11, 2011

Author: Parker Lewis
Editor: Will Shortz
Parker Lewis
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: none – this is a pangram Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Lewis. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

JimH notes: Wordplay has the remarkable story of this constructor and this puzzle.
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Across Down
1. Took off : ROSE
5. Princess in a Nintendo game series : ZELDA
10. Ones trying to increase circulation, for short? : EMTS
14. So-called Family City U.S.A. : OREM
15. It might have an attachment : EMAIL
16. One who 26-Across : PEST
17. 3, 6, 11, 18, 27 ... : XSQUAREDPLUSTWO
20. "Caught ___!" : YOU
21. Ship's doctor, in slang : BONES
22. Joint U.S./Canada military org. : NORAD
23. Journalist on a mission? : EMBED
25. Jacket part : LINING
26. Bugs : ANNOYS
28. Some chip dip, informally : GUAC
30. Small, low island : CAY
31. Totally baked : LOCO
32. Casting director? : FISHER
34. 4, 2, 4/3, 1, 4/5 ... : TWENTYOVERFIVEX
40. Supports, with "up" : SHORES
41. Part of a slalom run : GATE
42. Lens holder, for short : CAM
45. Setting for Genesis 2:8-25 : EDEN
46. Scoffed : JEERED
48. Aladdin's home : ARABIA
50. Pop's ___ Vanilli : MILLI
51. Isn't lazy, say : TRIES
52. Gem : STONE
54. Alias : AKA
57. 8, 1, -18, -55, -116 ... : NINEMINUSXCUBED
60. First major publisher of board games in the U.S. : IVES
61. Instruction sometimes followed by "repeat" : RINSE
62. Vehicle for Calvin and Hobbes : SLED
63. Smart : PERT
64. Neuters : SPAYS
65. Uncle ___ : BENS
1. Classic theater name : ROXY
2. Thereabouts : ORSO
3. Any of the clues for 17-, 34- or 57-Across : SEQUENCE
4. Bird whose name is a Midwest school's initials : EMU
5. Complete losers : ZEROES
6. Improve : EMEND
7. Put on : LADE
8. Uncool sorts : DIPS
9. "___ right" : ALL
10. Printer brand : EPSON
11. Standard of assessment : METRIC
12. A language of South Africa : TSWANA
13. Fuddy-duddy : STODGY
18. Apt name for a nun? : ABBY
19. Org. that won the 1965 Nobel Peace Prize : UNICEF
24. Hindsights? : MOONS
25. "The Wizard Of Oz" co-star : LAHR
26. ___-rock : ALT
27. The time for action, often : NOW
28. Presumption, in math : GIVEN
29. Inhales, perhaps : USES
32. Front for "front" : FORE
33. Brightest star in Orion : RIGEL
35. Belief in something bigger than oneself : THEISM
36. Speaker of "Luke, when gone am I, the last of the Jedi will you be" : YODA
37. In the answers to 17-, 34- and 57-Across, it was replaced in turn by 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 ... : VARIABLE
38. Common French word with two accents : ETE
39. Signed as an illiterate would : XED
42. Cause of feline friskiness : CATNIP
43. Show up : ARRIVE
44. Down East native : MAINER
46. Some spellings? : JINXES
47. Monopoly util. : ELEC
49. Ending with wilde- or harte- : BEEST
50. Old-fashioned : MOSSY
52. Do some barbering : SNIP
53. ___ salad : TUNA
55. Gung-ho : KEEN
56. Contributes : ADDS
58. Form letters? : IRS
59. Kind of port : USB

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