New York Times, Thursday, September 29, 2011

Author: Ben Fish
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 41 Missing: {JXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Fish. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Notepad: Two hints for 17- and 57-Across and 11- and 26-Down appear somewhere in this puzzle.
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© 2011, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Easy catch : POPUP
6. Site of some Galileo experiments : PISA
10. "The ___ lama, he's a priest" : ONEL
14. Dutch princess who's the daughter of Queen Juliana : IRENE
15. Air show sound : ROAR
16. Grievous : DIRE
17. [See blurb] : GRADEBONUS
19. Year St. Augustine of Canterbury died : DCIV
20. Org. with a targetlike mark on its flag : RAF
21. School yr. section : SEM
23. Time for a pique-nique, maybe : ETE
24. Honeybun : CUPCAKE
28. Ming jar, e.g. : ANTIQUE
30. Second bananas : STOOGES
31. Kind of knife : GINSU
32. Bugs : PESTERS
33. Seventh heaven : ECSTASY
36. N.L. West team, on scoreboards : ARI
37. Fairy tale : LIE
38. Reporter's aid : NOTEPAD
43. Best-selling PC game released in 2000 : THESIMS
47. Hot : IRATE
48. Simple ski lift : ROPETOW
49. Learned ones : SAVANTS
51. Analgesic : ANODYNE
52. Scot's negative : NAE
53. Service award? : TIP
54. Upper body: Abbr. : SEN
55. Sphere : AREA
57. [See blurb] : MATHSYMBOL
63. Enamored (of) : FOND
64. Home for Samuel Beckett : EIRE
65. Language known to native speakers as "te reo" : MAORI
66. Reverse : UNDO
67. Esposas: Abbr. : SRAS
68. Tries : STABS
1. Glutton : PIG
2. Bomber pilot in "Catch-22" : ORR
3. Green globule : PEA
4. German connection : UND
5. British aristocracy : PEERAGE
6. Claim : PROFESS
7. ___ exchange : ION
8. Link in the food chain? : SAUSAGE
9. #33 on a table : ARSENIC
10. ___ duck : ODD
11. [See blurb] : NICEQUALITY
12. Baritone piece sung by Renato : ERITU
13. New Orleans sight : LEVEE
18. Sondheim's Mrs. Lovett, e.g. : BAKER
22. Range parts: Abbr. : MTNS
24. Airer of hearings : CSPAN
25. "In ___," Nirvana album : UTERO
26. [See blurb] : POSITIVEEND
27. Prison staple : COT
29. Suffix with real or surreal : IST
34. One who says a lot in a game : SIMON
35. "___ can" (campaign slogan) : YESWE
39. The Depression, e.g. : ERA
40. Runners do it : PANT
41. Occasionally : ATTIMES
42. Hopelessness : DESPAIR
43. Wrecks : TRASHES
44. Puts an edge on : HONES
45. Curie, Kelvin and Fermi : EPONYMS
46. But: Lat. : SED
49. Major mess : SNAFU
50. Sorkin who wrote "The Social Network" : AARON
56. Shakespearean stir : ADO
58. La-la lead-in : TRA
59. Bath ___ : MAT
60. Flapper wrapper : BOA
61. Sphere : ORB
62. French flower : LIS

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