New York Times, Friday, July 3, 2015

Author: Brandon Hensley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brandon Hensley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {FJZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Hensley. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

Jeff Chen notes: Impressive debut themeless today. I was leery of those upper right and lower left corners, as a 4x8 space is so tough to fill with ... more
Brandon Hensley notes: I am very happy to be debuting my first themeless today! Being a themeless neophyte, I worked with just the single seed ALBUS ... more
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1. Shore sights on a windy day : WHITECAPS
10. Letter accompanying sin? : THETA
15. Ice cream flavor with chewy bits : RUMRAISIN
16. Van ___ : HALEN
17. Clean up, as text : EXPURGATE
18. Piled on : ADDED
19. Is in energy-saving mode : SLEEPS
20. "Slippery when wet" and others : CAUTIONS
22. Be disposed (to) : TEND
23. Goals of some candidates : PHDS
24. Gillette's ___ II : TRAC
25. Actor Chaplin, Charlie's older brother : SYD
26. Density symbol : RHO
28. Make a dent in, say : DAMAGE
30. "Stop!" : QUITIT
33. Weighed down : LADEN
34. School head in a best-selling series of novels : ALBUSDUMBLEDORE
38. Aloe ___ (some succulents) : VERAS
39. What grows in the winter : SEAICE
40. Summoner : EVOKER
42. Abbr. in a birth announcement, often : LBS
43. Hosp. units : CCS
46. Many a Facebook repost : MEME
47. False god : BAAL
50. ___ sci : POLI
51. Frightful : ALARMING
53. Rot : DRIVEL
55. Rock star's nickname derived from his jewelry : RINGO
56. Cheat at hide-and-go-seek, say : TAKEAPEEK
58. Ear bone also known as the anvil : INCUS
59. Genre of the "Odyssey" : EPICVERSE
60. Word after free or press : AGENT
61. Coquettish sort : SEXKITTEN
1. Extracts : WRESTS
2. "Eyeless in Gaza" novelist, 1936 : HUXLEY
3. Loom : IMPEND
4. Set straight : TRUED
5. Kurt Russell's role in "Tombstone" : EARP
6. Purchases that are puffed, slangily : CIGS
7. Big house connection? : ASA
8. Spiel : PITCH
9. Three-time P.G.A. Championship winner : SNEAD
10. All ___ : THAT
11. Was set for life : HADITMADE
12. Poe poem that begins "Gaily bedight, / A gallant knight" : ELDORADO
13. Joan of Arc, at the time of her death : TEENAGER
14. Director's cry with a pause in the middle : ANDSCENE
21. Alternative to EUR : USD
23. Follower of "@" in a White House Twitter account : POTUS
26. Charlotte ___ (cream-filled dessert) : RUSSE
27. Secreted : HID
29. Guinness and others : ALECS
30. Wood painted to look like a cannon : QUAKERGUN
31. The Beatles' "___ Mine" : IME
32. Minor league game? : TBALL
34. Solo at many a wedding : AVEMARIA
35. Demolition job : LEVELING
36. Love of one's fellow man? : BROMANCE
37. Lefty : LIB
41. Column in a box score : RBI
43. Surreptitious : COVERT
44. Sir Lancelot portrayer of 1975 : CLEESE
45. Soft and smooth : SILKEN
48. Chips in chips : ANTES
49. Love of one's fellow man, to Greeks : AGAPE
50. Lab tube : PIPET
52. Guinness superlative : MOST
53. It's divided at the start of war : DECK
54. Sitarist Shankar : RAVI
57. Purchase that's puffed : KIX

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