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New York Times, Thursday, January 13, 2011

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JPQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 183 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jim Horne notes:

Each of the first four theme answers goes over the LINE. The first of each pair ends with an anagram of LINE and the second begins with its margana (that same anagram reversed.)

1
G
2
U
3
F
4
F
5
A
6
G
7
H
8
A
9
F
10
E
11
M
12
M
13
E
14
I
S
E
E
15
F
R
O
N
16
T
R
O
O
M
S
17
M
U
R
D
18
E
R
O
N
T
H
E
N
I
L
E
19
M
A
M
I
E
20
E
L
I
E
21
E
L
I
N
N
22
O
23
R
D
E
G
R
24
E
25
N
26
T
Y
R
O
27
R
H
E
N
I
28
S
29
H
30
O
31
L
32
E
O
33
C
U
34
E
35
I
G
O
T
O
36
N
U
N
37
T
A
X
L
38
I
39
E
N
40
B
I
O
41
E
N
D
42
O
W
43
M
T
A
44
S
E
R
F
45
S
K
I
D
O
46
O
47
S
48
E
T
49
A
T
50
N
E
I
L
A
51
R
M
S
T
R
52
O
53
N
54
G
55
R
I
F
E
56
M
O
B
I
L
57
G
58
O
59
E
60
S
O
V
E
R
61
T
62
H
E
L
I
N
E
63
B
A
N
A
N
A
C
A
K
E
64
L
E
E
S
65
S
T
A
Y
S
66
O
N
O
R
67
S
S
R
S
© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0113 ( 22,346 )
Across
1
Bunk : GUFF
5
Turkish honorific : AGHA
9
Jean-Luc Godard's "Une ___ Mariée" : FEMME
14
Words said with a nod : ISEE
15
They're seen from a porch : FRONTROOMS
17
1944 mystery play by Agatha Christie : MURDERONTHENILE
19
1950s White House name : MAMIE
20
Fashion designer Tahari : ELIE
21
Spouse in 2009 headlines : ELINNORDEGREN
26
Rookie : TYRO
27
Nickname of Schumann's Symphony No. 3 : RHENISH
30
Miles Davis jazz number : OLEO
33
Stick around a barroom : CUE
35
Billy Joel's "___ Extremes" : IGOTO
36
Certain Buddhist : NUN
37
Something that may be on a house : TAXLIEN
40
Playbill item : BIO
41
Fund : ENDOW
43
N.Y.C. subway inits. : MTA
44
Vassal : SERF
45
Some snowmobiles : SKIDOOS
48
Division politique : ETAT
50
Who said "I put up my thumb and it blotted out the planet Earth" : NEILARMSTRONG
55
Teeming (with) : RIFE
56
Pegasus appeared in this company's logo : MOBIL
57
Takes things a bit too far : GOESOVERTHELINE
63
Yellowish dessert : BANANACAKE
64
Dregs : LEES
65
Is conservative in blackjack, say : STAYS
66
___ before (no later than) : ONOR
67
Members of a former union: Abbr. : SSRS
Down
1
"I want it, and I want it now!" : GIMME
2
Norm : USUAL
3
1938 Physics Nobelist : FERMI
4
Was a tributary for : FEDINTO
5
Source of about half the world's diamonds: Abbr. : AFR
6
Miracle-___ : GRO
7
Practiced : HONED
8
Horn : ANTLER
9
Carte blanche : FREEREIN
10
Long time : EON
11
"Voulez-vous coucher avec ___ ce soir?" (1975 lyric) : MOI
12
Mid-century year : MML
13
Oxford-to-London dir. : ESE
16
___-high boots : THIGH
18
Choosing-up word : EENY
22
Shamu or Keiko : ORCA
23
Sauce thickener : ROUX
24
School subj. : ENG
25
Weeper of Thebes : NIOBE
28
Rouse : STIR
29
Place for a shoe : HOOF
30
Awful "Dancing With the Stars" scores : ONES
31
Blockhead : LUNK
32
No ___ sight : ENDIN
34
Golf course planting : ELM
37
They're helpful for long shots : TWOIRONS
38
Tabloid couple : ITEM
39
Vittles : EATS
42
Something Ben Jonson wrote to himself : ODE
44
Boardwalk activities : STROLLS
46
Tony ___, 1964 A.L. Rookie of the Year : OLIVA
47
___ Field (where the Mariners play) : SAFECO
49
"Don't throw bouquets ___" : ATME
51
Screened again : RERAN
52
Annual spring ceremony, with "the" : OBIES
53
Montana, once : NINER
54
Emmy winner Sharon : GLESS
57
Literary monogram : GBS
58
Bran choice : OAT
59
Bygone Spanish queen : ENA
60
Opinion : SAY
61
Ref's decision : TKO
62
Part of H.R.H. : HER

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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