New York Times, Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Author: Gary Cee
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJQZ} This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Cee. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Gary Cee notes: The website www.onelook.com was invaluable in pulling this one off. I kept moving three ONs around until I came up with the three ... more
Will Shortz notes: Today's puzzle, along with those for Monday, Wednesday and Thursday this week, were used last Saturday at the 7th annual Bay Area ... more
Jeff Chen notes: Nice straightforward early-week puzzle today, phrases containing three instances of ON. Great revealer, repurposing ON AND ON AND ON ... more
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© 2014, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Horse race's starting point : GATE
5. Lovers' quarrel : SPAT
9. Bracelet location : WRIST
14. Rows : OARS
15. Novelist ___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
16. Lena of stage and screen : HORNE
17. Golf course hazard : TRAP
18. Use friendly persuasion : COAX
19. Territory east of Alaska : YUKON
20. 1990s R&B group with a repetitive-sounding name : TONYTONITONE
23. Some doorways : INS
24. Sinus specialist, briefly : ENT
25. Genre of Walter Isaacson's "Steve Jobs," for short : BIO
26. ___ pedal (guitar accessory) : WAH
29. City midway between Detroit and Toronto : LONDONONTARIO
33. Throws a tantrum : ERUPTS
35. Thumb-to-forefinger signal : AOK
36. Hats, informally : LIDS
37. What Velcro may substitute for : LACES
38. Commercial ending with Water : PIK
39. Curriculum ___ : VITAE
40. Looked at : EYED
41. Early Mets manager Hodges : GIL
42. Ophthalmologist's concern : RETINA
43. June to September, in India : MONSOONSEASON
46. Bank acct. earnings : INT
47. Whiskey variety : RYE
48. ___-roaring : RIP
49. "Today" rival, for short : GMA
52. How a motormouth talks ... or what 20-, 29- and 43-Across literally have in common : ONANDONANDON
55. Last word of "The Star-Spangled Banner" : BRAVE
58. "Topaz" author Leon : URIS
59. Penny : CENT
60. Psyched : EAGER
61. Dish you might sprinkle cheese on : TACO
62. "Get it?" response : ISEE
63. File material : EMERY
64. Ugly Duckling, eventually : SWAN
65. "The ___ the limit!" : SKYS
1. The family in the 2009 best seller "This Family of Mine" : GOTTI
2. Hank who hit 755 homers : AARON
3. Like sheer fabric or sautéed onions : TRANSLUCENT
4. Catch sight of : ESPY
5. Another round at the buffet, say : SECONDS
6. Immediately : PRONTO
7. Jai ___ : ALAI
8. Required school purchase, maybe : TEXTBOOK
9. "Oh, what the heck?" : WHYNOT
10. Philanderer : ROUE
11. Grate on : IRK
12. ___-cone : SNO
13. Important number on Downing Street : TEN
21. Camp sights : TENTS
22. Porker's sound : OINK
26. Secretary : WRITINGDESK
27. Actor Quinn : AIDAN
28. Old Testament book : HOSEA
30. Maureen Dowd pieces : OPEDS
31. They can take a pounding : NAILS
32. Samuel on the Supreme Court : ALITO
33. Resin used in incense : ELEMI
34. Synthetic fabric : RAYON
38. Ingredients in pesto : PINENUTS
39. Italian motor scooter : VESPA
41. Francisco who painted frescoes : GOYA
42. Dampens, as a parade : RAINSON
44. Stubborn : ORNERY
45. Beethoven's Third : EROICA
50. $$$ : MONEY
51. Gets the pot started : ANTES
52. Choice on a gambling line : OVER
53. Stalemate : DRAW
54. TV drama set in the D.C. area : NCIS
55. Busy one : BEE
56. Crash into : RAM
57. Store in a cask, say : AGE

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