New York Times, Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Author: Erik Agard
Editor: Will Shortz
Erik Agard
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Agard. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Erik Agard notes: This is a textbook quote puzzle. The textbook was Mankiw's 'Principles of Microeconomics'. It was my freshman year in college (go ... more
Will Shortz notes: Erik's a pretty good clue writer. I changed fewer clues in this puzzle (about a third) than I do in most. I look forward to more puzzles from him.
Jeff Chen notes: I met Erik at the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament two years ago and immediately liked him. What a fun guy! I only wish he hadn't ... more
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1. With 67-Across, man whose 1930 salary was $80,000 : BABE
5. Gives off : EMITS
10. Seventh anniversary ruiner? : ITCH
14. Treats, as a sprain : ICES
15. Like some sprays : NASAL
16. One's part? : SOLO
17. Nickname for 1-/67-Across : THESULTANOFSWAT
20. Peace and quiet : SERENITY
21. Injures : WOUNDS
22. Bro's sib : SIS
23. Whittle : PARE
24. Deerstalker, e.g. : HAT
27. It's the law : STATUTE
30. Eleanor : F.D.R. :: Bess : ___ : HST
33. Obama's birthplace : OAHU
35. School for James Bond : ETON
36. Be really annoying : GRATE
38. Man whose 1930 salary was $75,000 : PRESIDENTHOOVER
41. Snowy wader : EGRET
42. Writer James : AGEE
43. Faucet annoyance : DRIP
44. Kenny Rogers's "___ Believes in Me" : SHE
45. Battlers at sea : ARMADAS
48. Naval rank: Abbr. : ENS
49. Newcastle Brown and others : ALES
50. Pre-barbecuing mixture : RUB
52. Deplorable : HORRID
55. Repay : MAKEUPTO
60. Quote from 1-/67-Across on why he outearned 38-Across : IHADABETTERYEAR
62. One of the Jackson 5 : TITO
63. It lights up when it's excited : ARGON
64. Guitarist Clapton : ERIC
65. Go into the wild blue yonder : SOAR
66. Runs rampant : TEEMS
67. See 1-Across : RUTH
1. Memory units : BITS
2. Be sore : ACHE
3. "Beauty is in the eye of the ___ holder": Kinky Friedman : BEER
4. Bluegrass duo? : ESSES
5. Up in arms? : ENLISTED
6. QB Stafford : MATT
7. "What can ___?" : ISAY
8. Treat, as a hide : TAN
9. Not adept in : SLOWAT
10. Time piece? : ISSUE
11. Go to ___ on : TOWN
12. Attired : CLAD
13. Sexual attraction, with "the" : HOTS
18. One-piece garments, informally : UNIS
19. Precede : FOREGO
23. Gave up by giving up control : PUNTED
24. Crosses one's fingers, perhaps : HOPES
25. "Good grief!" : AARGH
26. Word repeated when consoling someone : THERE
28. Units of brilliance? : ATEAMS
29. Its capital is Nuku'alofa : TONGA
30. Le ___, France : HAVRE
31. Rathskeller order : STEIN
32. A.C.C. team, informally : TERPS
34. Purpose : USE
37. Surveyor's unit : ROD
39. Vicina della Francia : ITALIA
40. Listens up, quaintly : HEARKENS
46. Chestnut-colored flying mammal : REDBAT
47. Litigant : SUER
49. Zeal : ARDOR
51. The "emptor" in "caveat emptor" : BUYER
52. Best sellers : HITS
53. Home of the U.S.'s largest cities whose names start with X and Z : OHIO
54. Pro ___ : RATA
55. Lender's offering: Abbr. : MTGE
56. It's elementary : ATOM
57. Big silver exporter : PERU
58. Mathematical physicist Peter who pioneered in knot theory : TAIT
59. Philharmonic grp. : ORCH
61. "Inconstancy falls off ___ it begins": Shak. : ERE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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