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New York Times, Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Author: Andrew Reynolds
Editor: Will Shortz
Andrew Reynolds
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QX} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Reynolds NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 22,960
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1. Rock legend Jimmy : PAGE
5. In the midst of : AMONG
10. Ruckus : DIN
13. Extract with a solvent : ELUTE
15. Manuscript sheet : FOLIO
16. One of the Manning brothers : ELI
17. Wanted poster word : ALIAS
18. Longtime "Nightline" host : TEDKOPPEL
20. "Stop fretting over that" : LETITPASS
22. Govt. divisions : DEPTS
23. Bravery : VALOR
24. Woodworking tool : ADZ
25. Lancelot's title : SIR
26. Long-running PBS film showcase : POV
28. Pub pour : ALE
29. Lively dance : JIG
32. "Qué ___?" : PASA
34. Succeed, but just barely : WINBYANOSE
37. Coral island : ATOLL
39. Number of prime ministers on Downing Street? : TEN
40. Lindsay of "Mean Girls" : LOHAN
41. Signs of deep sleep on an electroencephalogram : DELTAWAVES
44. Growl : GNAR
45. Old name for Tokyo : EDO
46. Any ship : SHE
47. Gradually slowing, in mus. : RIT
49. Letters after a long-ago date : BCE
50. ___-Aztecan language : UTO
51. Snacks with shells : TACOS
53. Cornered, as a wild animal : ATBAY
56. Cotillion V.I.P. : DEBUTANTE
60. Henrik Ibsen, for one : NORWEGIAN
62. Workout reminders : ACHES
63. Red sushi fish : TAI
64. Prince Valiant's wife : ALETA
65. Word after running or jump : START
66. Sault ___ Marie : STE
67. Martini's partner in wines : ROSSI
68. "___ expert, but ..." : IMNO
1. Ring, as church bells : PEAL
2. Eased : ALLEVIATED
3. Standout performance for 1-Across : GUITARSOLO
4. Amazon transactions, e.g. : ETAIL
5. Old Spice alternative : AFTA
6. Homer's hangout on "The Simpsons" : MOES
7. 88 or 98, carwise : OLDS
8. Suffix with neat or beat : NIK
9. Bargain hunter's goal : GOODDEAL
10. Johnny who played Sweeney Todd : DEPP
11. Abba's "___ the Music Speak" : ILET
12. Rocker Lofgren : NILS
14. Legally bar : ESTOP
19. Candy with a collectible dispenser : PEZ
21. Ship's front : PROW
24. Prince ___ Khan : ALY
25. Jack that's one-eyed and lacks a heart : SPADE
27. Curriculum ___ : VITAE
28. "Li'l" comics fellow : ABNER
29. Bandmate of 1-Across : JOHNBONHAM
30. Polish-born violin master : ISAACSTERN
31. Category : GENRE
33. PC key : ALT
35. One side of the Hoover Dam: Abbr. : NEV
36. Eggy drink : NOG
38. The recent past : LASTYEAR
42. Sci-fi's "Doctor ___" : WHO
43. In ___ (as found) : SITU
48. Goodbyes : TATAS
50. Motor City org. : UAW
52. Prickly plants : CACTI
53. Small marching band? : ANTS
54. Precisely : TOAT
55. Spreadable cheese : BRIE
56. Passes on : DIES
57. Vittles : EATS
58. ___ B'rith : BNAI
59. This, to Tomás : ESTO
61. Shine, in product names : GLO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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