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New York Times, Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Author: Kelsey Blakley
Editor: Will Shortz
Kelsey Blakley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Ms. Blakley. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Holiday time, in ads : XMAS
5. Detection devices : RADARS
11. One way to stand : PAT
14. Bunk bed feature : RAIL
15. Fester and Vanya : UNCLES
16. Shipment to a smeltery : ORE
17. Physical therapist's assignment? : ATROPHYCASE
19. Postal worker's circuit: Abbr. : RTE
20. Gossip, to an Aussie : YABBER
21. Friend of François : AMI
22. Engaged : ATIT
23. The Forbidden City : LHASA
24. Blackened seafood? : EBONYFISH
26. Some small power supplies : AAS
27. Facilities, informally : LAV
29. Lift up : ELATE
30. La ___ Tar Pits : BREA
32. Kind of arrest : CARDIAC
36. Castaway's day in court? : ISLANDERTRIAL
40. Enter slowly : CREEPIN
41. Spread selection : OLEO
43. Mete out : ALLOT
46. It may come in a blanket : FOG
48. Bionic part of the Bionic Woman : EAR
49. Lure for Popeye's sweetie? : OLIVEBAIT
53. ___ Kea : MAUNA
55. After midnight, say : LATE
56. "Go on ..." : AND
57. Maliciously done : WANTON
58. CPR pro : EMT
59. Choosing between pounds and kilos? : UNITPICKING
61. Funny Charlotte : RAE
62. Hang back : REMAIN
63. Uncool : LAME
64. Georgia, once: Abbr. : SSR
65. Customary practices : USAGES
66. Hydrocarbon suffixes : ENES
1. Medical dept. room : XRAYLAB
2. Exotic dancer executed in 1917 : MATAHARI
3. Homes for drones : AIRBASES
4. Food-stains-on-shirt sorts : SLOBS
5. River to the Rhine : RUHR
6. Whatever amount : ANY
7. 1983 Mr. T comedy : DCCAB
8. 1836 siege site : ALAMO
9. Frankincense or myrrh : RESIN
10. GPS heading : SSE
11. Wife of Brutus : PORTIA
12. iTunes search category : ARTIST
13. Chew on a baby toy, say : TEETHE
18. Thunder sound : PEAL
22. Result of a '55 union merger : AFLCIO
24. Dance around : EVADE
25. Information for an oenologist : YEAR
28. Reason to use Retin-A : ACNE
31. Dinette spot : ALCOVE
33. Union ___ : REP
34. Headache for a snow shoveler : DRIFT
35. "Give ___ thought!" : ITNO
37. Johnson of "Laugh-In" : ARTE
38. Like Unalaska : ALEUTIAN
39. 1989 movie featuring principal Joe Clark : LEANONME
42. Good sources of vitamin C : ORANGES
43. Many I.M. recipients : AOLERS
44. Wool-yielding pack animals : LLAMAS
45. Runt's group : LITTER
47. Auto financing org., formerly : GMAC
50. Causes of ruin : BANES
51. Man's feminine side : ANIMA
52. Med-alert bracelet, e.g. : IDTAG
54. Shackle site : ANKLE
57. Standings column : WINS
59. Neighbor of Braz. : URU
60. Eskimo ___ : PIE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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