New York Times, Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Author: Albert R. Picallo
Editor: Will Shortz
Albert R. Picallo
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQW} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Picallo. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 22,547
Across Down
1. "Ars gratia artis" studio : MGM
4. Had a hunch : FELT
8. Attack via plane, in a way : STRAFE
14. Fair-hiring letters : EEO
15. Toast topper : OLEO
16. Manny of 1970s-'80s baseball : TRILLO
17. Performer with a self-titled HBO special in 2006 : DANECOOK
19. Fire & Ice cosmetics company : REVLON
20. Tabriz native : IRANI
21. Yalie : ELI
23. Part of E.U.: Abbr. : EUR
24. Green machines? : ATMS
25. Performer with a self-titled ABC series in 1996 : DANACARVEY
29. Bottom of a crankcase : OILPAN
31. "Senses Working Overtime" band : XTC
32. Suffix with elephant : INE
33. Main line : AORTA
35. Perform as one : COACT
37. Performer with a self-titled Comedy Central series from 2003 to 2006 : DAVECHAPPELLE
41. Fundamental belief : TENET
42. Lend ___ (help) : AHAND
43. In the manner of : ALA
44. The Beatles' "___ Loser" : IMA
47. Like Dickens's Dodger : ARTFUL
50. Performer with a self-titled PBS series from 1977 to 1982 : DICKCAVETT
53. Fit to serve : ONEA
55. Many a federal holiday: Abbr. : MON
56. Perfection, in some sports : TEN
57. Big name in pest control : ORKIN
58. Subject of scientific mapping : GENOME
60. "Captain Marvel" publisher ... and a hint to 17-, 25-, 37- and 50-Across : DCCOMICS
63. Recipient of coal for Christmas : BADBOY
64. The whole kit and caboodle : ATOZ
65. Scot's refusal : NAE
66. Equilibrium : STASIS
67. City tricked with a wooden horse : TROY
68. Alternative to cable : DSL
1. Newspaper, television, etc. : MEDIA
2. Customize for, as an audience : GEARTO
3. "My friend," in Marseille : MONAMI
4. Centers of attention : FOCI
5. "Don't Bring Me Down" band, informally : ELO
6. 1-Across's roarer : LEO
7. Straphanger's buy, once : TOKEN
8. Inflexible about rules : STRICT
9. Uno + due : TRE
10. Styx, for one : RIVER
11. Like soil in a delta : ALLUVIAL
12. City on the Arno : FLORENCE
13. Ages and ages : EON
18. Place in shackles : ENSLAVE
22. Flexible about rules : LAX
25. Ste. Jeanne ___ : DARC
26. Literary collection: Abbr. : ANTH
27. One way to tell where someone is from : ACCENT
28. As of now : YET
30. Word before license or justice : POETIC
34. Energizer letters : AAA
36. What one might return to after a slump : OLDFORM
37. Bologna or salami : DELIMEAT
38. Crushing snake : ANACONDA
39. Excellent, in slang : PHAT
40. Thespian's aim : PART
41. Tiny bit : TAD
45. Buccaneer's buddies : MATEYS
46. N.Y.C.'s Park or Lex : AVE
48. Mean-spirited : UNKIND
49. Some German cameras : LEICAS
51. Turners on tuners : KNOBS
52. Conclude by : ENDAT
54. Photographer Adams : ANSEL
57. Like mud between one's toes, say : OOZY
58. "Pygmalion" monogram : GBS
59. Facetious "Who, me?" : MOI
61. Pigskin snapper: Abbr. : CTR
62. Whisper sweet nothings : COO

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

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