New York Times, Friday, September 6, 2013

Author: Brad Wilber and Doug Peterson
Editor: Will Shortz
Brad Wilber
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Doug Peterson
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1.62200

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Wilber. This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Peterson. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Will Shortz notes: This is another lovely, clean construction from Brad and Doug. Most of the clues are theirs, too.
Constructor notes: BRAD: Doug and I usually achieve something close to a 50/50 split on the fill in our themeless puzzles. The kind of balance we're ... more
Jeff Chen notes: A sustained professional duo, working together to produce exponentially more than the sum of its parts, is a rare and beautiful ... more
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1. Old Hollywood low-budget studios, collectively : POVERTYROW
11. "Oh, God!" actress : GARR
15. Wine bottle contents in Hitchcock's "Notorious" : URANIUMORE
16. Only event in which Venezuela medaled at the 2012 Olympics : EPEE
17. Dessert often with cream cheese icing : CARROTCAKE
18. Ironwoman org.? : LPGA
19. Singer born Eithne Ní Bhraonáin : ENYA
20. Map inits. created in the wake of the Suez Crisis : UAR
21. Now-rare connection method : DIALUP
23. Blather : GAS
25. Big name in markers : PENTEL
26. Nitroglycerin, for one : ESTER
29. Director's alternative to a dolly : STEADICAM
32. It was dissolved in 1991 : WARSAWPACT
34. Time in TV ads : NITE
35. Fused : ONE
36. Fortify : BOLSTER
38. Domingo, e.g. : DIA
39. Onetime TV music vendor : KTEL
41. Kind of community : RETIREMENT
43. Avocado relative : SAGEGREEN
45. Ross Sea sights : BERGS
46. Interrupts : CUTSIN
47. Strike out : FAN
48. Excoriates : BLASTS
49. "Revolution 9" collaborator : ONO
51. It may slip in the back : DISK
55. L.B.J. biographer Robert ___ : CARO
56. One-third of a triangle, maybe : OTHERWOMAN
59. Hindi relative : URDU
60. The goddess Kali appeared on its first cover : MSMAGAZINE
61. Bygone : PAST
62. New Jersey childhood home of Whitney Houston and Queen Latifah : EASTORANGE
1. Brownish purple : PUCE
2. Port where Camus set "The Plague" : ORAN
3. Fluctuate : VARY
4. Brings to a boil : ENRAGES
5. Rock in ___ (major music festival) : RIO
6. "Coppélia" attire : TUTUS
7. Hit from the 1978 disco album "Cruisin'" : YMCA
8. More than chuckle : ROAR
9. Planet first mentioned on "Happy Days" : ORK
10. It's used to define a border : WEEDEATER
11. Colorful dessert : GELATIN
12. Press production : APPLECIDER
13. Doing a government agency's job : REGULATING
14. Garner : REAP
22. Not the party type?: Abbr. : IND
24. Part of 20-Across : ARAB
25. Substance that citrus peels are rich in : PECTIN
26. Endor natives : EWOKS
27. Site of the last battle of the Cuban Revolution : SANTACLARA
28. Barriers used in urban renewal projects : TREEGUARDS
29. Ire : SPLEEN
30. Get a hint of : TASTE
31. Party tray array : MEATS
33. Vexing : WORRISOME
37. Country name : REBA
40. Releases : LETSOUT
42. Baseball's ___ Line (.200 batting average) : MENDOZA
44. Prime meridian std. : GST
47. Skip : FORGO
48. Smallish lingerie spec : BCUP
49. Electrical units : OHMS
50. Ordered : NEAT
52. "You can count on me" : IMIN
53. Provided backup, in a way : SANG
54. Deep or high lead-in : KNEE
57. Org. with inspectors : TSA
58. "A defeat for humanity," per Pope John Paul II : WAR

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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