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New York Times, Thursday, January 16, 2014

Author:
Elizabeth A. Long
Editor:
Will Shortz
Cartoonist who said "I don't read or watch TV to get ideas. My work is basically sitting down at the drawing table and getting silly"
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Elizabeth A. Long

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 11 for Ms. Long.
Will Shortz notes:

The thing I like most about this puzzle is that every one of the six I's in the grid has D-O-T immediately over it. In other words, there are no I's left "undotted."

Jeff Chen notes:
What an enjoyable solve from Elizabeth today. Not a huge amount of overt theme material, so it felt more like a themeless as I was ... read more
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© 2014, The New York Times1/16/14 ( No. 23,445 )
Across
1
Harley, e.g. : HOG
4
First of all : ADAM
8
Cartoonist who said "I don't read or watch TV to get ideas. My work is basically sitting down at the drawing table and getting silly" : LARSON
14
Speaker's aid : ANECDOTE
16
"The Glass Menagerie" woman : AMANDA
17
Paddle pusher : CANOEIST
18
Indulge : DOTEON
19
Grasped : KNEW
20
Ball holder : TEE
21
Kitchen gizmos : DICERS
22
Bartlett's, e.g. : REF
24
Pet saying? : ARF
26
Coll. units : HRS
27
What a public scene may elicit : STARES
30
Gets ready to play, say, with "up" : LACES
33
Hunt's production : CATSUP
34
What some waiters never see? : GODOT
35
Prepare to plant, perhaps : HOE
36
Lowercase letter illustrated six times in this puzzle? : DOTTEDI
38
Actor Stephen : REA
41
Shoes and socks, typically : PAIRS
42
Start to take off one's pants, say : UNBELT
44
Girl's name meaning "beautiful" : BELLA
45
Constituency : PEOPLE
46
Lead : VAN
47
Slumber party togs : PJS
50
Rap's Dr. ___ : DRE
51
Senility : DOTAGE
54
___ card : ATM
56
Newswoman Paula : ZAHN
59
Not shoot for the stars, to put it mildly : AIMLOW
60
"I'm not the only one!" : YOUDOTOO
62
River to the Missouri : PLATTE
63
Vitamin, e.g. : NUTRIENT
64
Some plasma TVs and digital cameras : SANYOS
65
Roman rebuke : ETTU
66
Poor grade : DEE
Down
1
Break (into) : HACK
2
___ incline (tilted) : ONAN
3
Produce : GENERATE
4
Suffix with orange : ADE
5
"Go ahead!" : DOIT
6
Flummoxed : ATSEA
7
Thing that might have a needle : METER
8
"Charlie's Angels" actress : LADD
9
French mine? : AMOI
10
Wheel with sloped teeth : RATCHET
11
Contemptuous responses : SNEERS
12
They may be picked up in a locker room : ODORS
13
Indian breads : NANS
15
Crouches in fear : COWERS
23
Like England in the Middle Ages : FEUDAL
25
Arctic ice : FLOE
27
Tech, e.g.: Abbr. : SCH
28
Subject of meditation : TAO
29
Turn : SPOIL
31
Make sense : ADDUP
32
Made up : COINED
34
Some sports cars : GTS
37
Part of a drain : TRAP
38
Passed on, in a way : REPEATED
39
Bracket shape : ELL
40
Had : ATE
41
It's an imposition : PENALTY
43
Russian wolfhound : BORZOI
44
For whom Alfred Pennyworth is a butler : BATMAN
46
"Behold!" : VOILA
48
Old-time actress Meadows : JAYNE
49
Corpulent : STOUT
51
Fist-bumps : DAPS
52
Attend : GOTO
53
Female Cotswolds : EWES
55
Kennel club reject, no doubt : MUTT
57
Sharpen : HONE
58
___ to self : NOTE
61
"___ Hill," 1996 platinum album : DRU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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