New York Times, Thursday, August 22, 2013

Author: Stu Ockman
Editor: Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Ockman. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

Stu Ockman notes: I sent Will my first version of this crossword more than two years ago. It was the thirteenth puzzle I constructed. Before August ... more
Will Shortz notes: E-mail from Rachel Colangelo, organizer of the Pittsburgh Crossword Tournament: 'We had another successful event and 64 ... more
Jeff Chen notes: I really like when rebus puzzle have a good reason for multiple letters to be shoved into one square. This puzzle is an example of ... more
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Across Down
1. Stop threatening : CALLTHEDOGSOFF
12. "How to Marry a Millionaire" actress : BACALL
15. One's initial response to this clue, perhaps : IHAVENOIDEA
16. Police dept. broadcast : APB
17. Suspended avian home : ORIOLESNEST
18. While, in brief : THO
19. Campaign pro : POL
20. Bamboozled : ATSEA
21. ___ de Guerre (French military award) : CROIX
23. What shepherds may shepherd : EWES
25. Superior home?: Abbr. : WIS
26. Actors James and Scott : CAANS
27. Kind of jet : PROP
29. Web opening : HTTP
30. Deterrent to swimming : ALGAE
33. Three-time N.H.L. M.V.P. : ORR
34. ___ trap : SETA
38. Audition rebuff : DONTCALLUSWELLCALLYOU
42. "Or what shall a man give in exchange for his ___?": Mark 8:37 : SOUL
43. Sea urchin delicacy : ROE
44. Many opera houses have them : TIERS
45. Throw off : EMIT
47. Dimwit : DODO
49. Lhasa ___ : APSOS
51. Worked (up) : HET
52. Biltmore Estate state: Abbr. : NCAR
56. Pooch, in Paris : CHIEN
57. Mantles : CAPES
59. "Ti ___" (Italian lover's declaration) : AMO
60. Owner of Moviefone : AOL
61. Site of W.W. II's first amphibious landing : GUADALCANAL
64. Number of colori on the Italian flag : TRE
65. Commercial figure holding six beer mugs : STPAULIGIRL
66. Singer known as La Divina : CALLAS
67. Extremely tight : TOOCLOSETOCALL
1. Homer's Muse : CALLIOPE
2. Discombobulate : THROW
3. Two-time Olympic running gold medalist ___ Gebrselassie : HAILE
4. Bolivian president Morales : EVO
5. Place ___ Concorde : DELA
6. Quick combination : ONETWO
7. It may be full of dirt : GOSSIP
8. Math ratios : SINES
9. Ancient theaters : ODEA
10. Moroccan city known as the Athens of Africa : FES
11. Moneybags : FATCAT
12. One being passed in a race : BATON
13. Black fly, e.g. : APHIS
14. Roadside fixture : CALLBOX
22. Rogue : RAPSCALLION
24. German wine made from fully ripe grapes : SPATLESE
26. PC key : CTRL
28. Reminisce about : RECALL
29. Much of central Eur., once : HRE
30. Circular parts : ADS
31. Head overseas : LOO
32. Animal whose young is a calf : GNU
33. Be obliged : OWE
35. Size up : EYE
36. High, rocky hill : TOR
37. N.S.W. locale : AUS
39. "O'Hara's Choice" novelist : URIS
40. Inebriate : SOT
41. Ford last produced in 1986 : LTD
46. In the midst of, poetically : MONGST
47. The Blue Demons of the N.C.A.A. : DEPAUL
48. Verdi opera : OTELLO
49. Hoy día : AHORA
50. Gobs : PILES
51. Was equipped for summer heat, as an auto : HADAC
53. "That's enough!" : CANIT
54. Ruben ___, Phillies Gold Glove-winning shortstop : AMARO
55. Class starter : ROLLCALL
56. Sound of derision : CATCALL
57. Family head : CAPO
58. Agronomy and metallurgy: Abbr. : SCIS
62. ___-Aztecan (language family) : UTO
63. Historical period : AGE

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