New York Times, Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Author: Michael Blake and Andrea Carla Michaels
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Blake
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121/28/20085/5/20158
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0731100
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1.65003
Andrea Carla Michaels
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486/12/20005/5/201523
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43382100
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1.63006

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQY} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Blake. This is puzzle # 48 for Ms. Michaels. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Constructor notes: ANDREA: Michael came up with this idea of adding -IE back in 2012 which I thought was super fun; it's the exact kind of puzzle I ... more
Jeff Chen notes: ADDIE parsed today to 'add IE,' with wacky results. BAR STOOLIE made me smile at the image of a guy drinking a Bud while ratting on ... more
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© 2015, The New York Times
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1. With 20-Across, chocolaty Atlanta treat? : SWEET
6. Bistro : CAFE
10. Nod off : DOZE
14. Analyze, as syntax : PARSE
15. Feels sick : AILS
16. Pivot point : AXIS
17. "West Side Story" girl : ANITA
18. Organized bartering occasions : SWAPMEETS
20. See 1-Across : GEORGIABROWNIE
22. Dipsomaniac : SOT
23. U.N. agcy. awarded the 1969 Nobel Peace Prize : ILO
24. AOL alternative : MSN
27. One ratting out a group of lawyers? : BARSTOOLIE
33. Tend to, in a way, as a garden : WATER
35. Eject : OUST
36. Miley Cyrus hit "Party in the ___" : USA
37. Nullify : ERASE
38. Trivia night site : PUB
39. Grouch of children's TV : OSCAR
41. 2001 Will Smith title role : ALI
42. Paradise : EDEN
44. Spreading like wildfire : VIRAL
45. What the duffer shot on a hole, surprisingly? : RAREBIRDIE
49. Wall Street overseer, for short : SEC
50. Wheel tooth : COG
51. Hosp. test : MRI
53. Little finger that makes you go "Oh my God!"? : SHOCKINGPINKIE
61. Unwanted weight : MILLSTONE
62. Playground comeback : DIDSO
64. Yen : URGE
65. Make ___ dash for : AMAD
66. Toy company that once made the Magic 8 Ball : IDEAL
67. 4:00 socials : TEAS
68. Brat Pack member Rob : LOWE
69. Girl's name that's a two-part hint to 1-/20-, 27-, 45- and 53-Across : ADDIE
1. Hot springs resort : SPA
2. Vera of haute couture : WANG
3. Spooky-sounding Pennsylvania city : ERIE
4. This, in Tijuana : ESTO
5. Eye droppers? : TEARS
6. Small house, in Latin America : CASITA
7. Sanyo competitor : AIWA
8. Spare tire : FLAB
9. Vivacious wits : ESPRITS
10. Bygone Korean automaker : DAEWOO
11. Animals in a yoke : OXEN
12. Baked Italian dish : ZITI
13. Latin 101 verb : ESSE
19. Kind of cocktail with a kick? : MOLOTOV
21. Whole lot : GOB
24. Actress Gibbs of "The Jeffersons" : MARLA
25. One going from floor to floor : STAIR
26. Super Mario Bros. console : NES
28. Purchase at a 38-Across : ROUND
29. Stand-in : SUB
30. "Filthy" money : LUCRE
31. Writer Asimov : ISAAC
32. Rank above viscount : EARL
33. Clothing : WEAR
34. Shoes named for an antelope : REEBOKS
38. A pop : PER
40. Fam. member : SIS
43. Like many newspaper subscriptions, nowadays : DIGITAL
46. Bible book that inspired the song "Turn! Turn! Turn!": Abbr. : ECCLES
47. Inhibit : IMPEDE
48. "___ tu" (Verdi aria) : ERI
52. Where many customer care calls are answered : INDIA
53. Porn : SMUT
54. Bring on board : HIRE
55. Korbut who starred at the 1972 Olympics : OLGA
56. Baseball's Hideo : NOMO
57. Chew (on) : GNAW
58. Jason of the N.B.A. : KIDD
59. Named by an informer, informally : IDED
60. Actor Morales of "La Bamba" : ESAI
63. World Cup cry : OLE

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