New York Times, Thursday, July 15, 2010

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley and Patrick Blindauer
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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1668/7/19967/30/201511
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324131817432613
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1.635111
Patrick Blindauer
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617/21/200512/3/201419
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12561117118
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.59251

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 140 for Mr. Quigley. This is puzzle # 39 for Mr. Blindauer. NYT links: Across Lite

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JimH notes: The print version of this puzzle was a normal 15x15 grid that mysteriously referred to the non-existent 66 Across. I've attached the secret answer below.
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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Thing with four digits : PAW
4. Unfirm : LIMP
8. Target, as a receiver : PASSTO
14. Small business's dream, for short : IPO
15. Sets in geometry : LOCI
16. Colorful summer treat : ICEPOP
17. After 66-Across, Batcave feature : ENTRANCE
19. Popular headlights : XENONS
20. Shift one's focus : REAIM
21. After 66-Across, anonymous Valentine sender : ADMIRER
23. After 66-Across, participant in a gift-giving activity : SANTA
24. Vex : RILE
25. Some Ferraris : GTOS
28. "You know better than that!" : TSKTSK
30. Mideast city that is the capital of the world in H. G. Wells's "The Shape of Things to Come" : BASRA
31. Coniferous trees : YEWS
34. Hot tub sound : AHH
35. After 66-Across, election standard : BALLOT
36. Kitchen gadget brand with a rotationally symmetric logo : OXO
37. What for : WHY
38. Muffin choice : OAT
39. Agosto to agosto : ANO
40. After 66-Across, classic 1911 children's book, with "The" : GARDEN
42. Janis Ian, Billy Preston and George Carlin were its first guests : SNL
43. Champion's shout : IWON
44. Boozehound : ALKIE
45. Four-time Yankee All-Star Paul : ONEILL
47. Places where connections are made: Abbr. : STAS
48. Literary character who says "For hate's sake, I spit my last breath at thee" : AHAB
49. After 66-Across, spy : AGENT
53. After 66-Across, exposé subject : HISTORY
55. Squarepants : DWEEB
56. Sorry soul? : ATONER
58. After 66-Across, marketing gimmicks : FORMULAS
60. Old TV "Uncle" : MILTIE
61. Irish pop star : ENYA
62. 1970s supergroup, for short : ELP
63. "V" extras : ALIENS
64. Jiang's predecessor : DENG
65. Lo-___ : RES
1. Docks : PIERS
2. Sleep lab study : APNEA
3. "Der Ring des Nibelungen" war god : WOTAN
4. Beasts of burden : LLAMAS
5. One in an accelerated program? : ION
6. Cormac who wrote "No Country for Old Men" : MCCARTHY
7. Bake sale container : PIEDISH
8. Sprite : PIXIE
9. Big PC maker : ACER
10. Dakar's land : SENEGAL
11. Judicial area dealing with athletes : SPORTSLAW
12. Host : TON
13. Photo finish? : OPS
18. Photographer Herb : RITTS
22. ___ Day, Jan. celebration : MLK
26. Chief Joseph ___, after whom a Maine college town is named : ORONO
27. Squelched : SATON
29. "Clue" actress Madeline : KAHN
30. Hit : BAT
31. Options at a gym : YOGAS
32. Elevate : EXALT
33. Person who doesn't know when to quit : WORKAHOLIC
35. 2,100-square mile island with six volcanoes : BALI
37. Lilliputian : WEE
38. Individually : ONEBYONE
41. Dig up : DISINTER
42. Gobbled : SNARFED
43. Labor grp. : ILGWU
45. "What's all this?" : OHO
46. Maxim, e.g. : LADMAG
48. Still : ATREST
50. Certain fisher : EELER
51. Football Hall-of-Famer Greasy : NEALE
52. Dosage amts. : TBSPS
54. River that's the site of Javert's demise in "Les Misérables" : SEINE
56. Member of a Latin trio : AMAS
57. Tessellation piece : TILE
59. Artist Rembrandt van ___ : RYN

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