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New York Times, Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Author: Ian Livengood
Editor: Will Shortz
Ian Livengood
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QZ} Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzlemakers This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Livengood. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. "... and ___ goes" : SOIT
5. Pre-dyed hair color, often : GRAY
9. Hip again : RETRO
14. Help desk offering : INFO
15. Connecticut Ivy : YALE
16. This, that and the ___ : OTHER
17. John Gotti's nickname, with "the" : TEFLONDON
19. Cautious : LEERY
20. Father of the Symphony : HAYDN
21. What a military operative may provide : INTEL
23. 1995 N.F.L. expansion team, for short : JAX
24. First human in space : YURIGAGARIN
27. Google image-organizing app : PICASA
30. Like an excited puppy's tail, old-style : AWAG
31. Oklahoma town : ADA
32. Folk song played at Jewish weddings : HAVANAGILA
38. Life Saver-shaped : TORIC
41. Come out on top : WIN
42. Approvals : YESES
43. Giant who was the Super Bowl XLVI M.V.P. : ELIMANNING
46. Thos. Jefferson founded it : UVA
47. Nuclear reactor part : CORE
48. Sluggish : TORPID
51. Flat item to cook food on : BAKINGSTONE
55. Black shade : JET
56. "Vive ___!" : LEROI
57. More puzzling : ODDER
61. Regular : USUAL
63. Densely populated area ... or what 17-, 24-, 32-, 43- and 51-Across each have? : INNERCITY
65. Sculptor's subject : TORSO
66. Place to drop a line from : PIER
67. Skin woe : ACNE
68. Oktoberfest container : STEIN
69. Memento from Zorro : SCAR
70. Food items catapulted with a spoon, maybe : PEAS
1. Dark Lord of the ___ ("Star Wars" title) : SITH
2. Eminently draftable : ONEA
3. Not certain at all : IFFY
4. "Was I right, or was I right?!" : TOLDYA
5. Ob-___ : GYN
6. Lines going out in all directions : RADII
7. "Run ___ now ..." : ALONG
8. Dirt disher : YENTA
9. Bed with wheels : ROLLAWAY
10. Juillet season : ETE
11. "Caught you, at long last!" : THEJIGISUP
12. Showed again : RERAN
13. Large African antelope : ORYX
18. Arduous task : ONUS
22. Richard of "Love Me Tender" : EGAN
25. Bowl noise : RAH
26. Huge fad : RAGE
27. Spread on crackers : PATE
28. Worshiped one : IDOL
29. Many an illustration in The Economist : CARICATURE
33. Plant bristle : AWN
34. Roman septet : VII
35. Curry who formerly co-hosted "Today" : ANN
36. Italian writer Primo : LEVI
37. "What ___ state of affairs!" : ASAD
39. "No problem here" : IMOK
40. Bell tower instrument : CARILLON
44. Spanish baby : NENE
45. Pontiac model discontinued in '74 : GTO
49. ___ about (around) : ONOR
50. Station aide : REDCAP
51. Make drunk : BESOT
52. Movie set aides : GRIPS
53. Title character in a Sega game : SONIC
54. Skin woe : TINEA
55. Extends (out) : JUTS
58. Yahtzee equipment : DICE
59. Italian hot spot : ETNA
60. Some deli loaves : RYES
62. "___ see it ..." : ASI
64. Do something wrong : ERR

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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