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New York Times, Monday, January 27, 2014

Author:
James Tuttle
Editor:
Will Shortz
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James Tuttle

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXYZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Tuttle. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
James Tuttle notes:
A few years ago I was watching TV and a commercial for timeshares came on. In this commercial the word TIMESHARE is shouted an absurd ... read more
Will Shortz notes:
While "words that go with" sorts of themes have become quite common, this one is a cut above the rest, in my opinion, because the ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Beautiful start to the week. Crosswords have evolved a lot over the past five years, so putting a new spin on this type of theme is ... read more
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© 2014, The New York TimesNo. 0127 ( 23,456 )
Across
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Attack with a knife : STAB
5
"Oops-a-daisy" : UHOH
9
Hypermasculine : MACHO
14
See 2-Down : TRUE
15
Duet minus one : SOLO
16
Patriot Ethan of the Revolutionary War : ALLEN
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*Flying : AIRTRAVEL
19
"Silly" birds : GEESE
20
Renter's document : LEASE
21
"No idea" : IDUNNO
23
Mormons, in brief : LDS
24
*One placed between warring parties : PEACEKEEPER
29
Ivy League school in Philly : PENN
30
Encountered : MET
31
Doc grp. : AMA
32
*Contestant's help on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" : LIFELINE
36
Like some cereals : OATEN
38
Colored part of the eye : IRIS
39
Softly, in music : DOLCE
42
Born and ___ : BRED
43
Serving on a skewer : KABOB
45
*King, queen or jack : FACECARD
47
Brian who composed "Music for Airports" : ENO
48
The "L" of L.A. : LOS
51
Squabbles : ROWS
52
*Piece of furniture that might be under a chandelier : DINNERTABLE
55
"There ___ is, Miss America" : SHE
58
Epic work by Virgil : AENEID
59
Quick : RAPID
61
Hybrid kind of battery : NICAD
63
Vacation lodging purchase ... or an arrangement between the two halves of the answer to each starred clue? : TIMESHARE
66
Desert flora : CACTI
67
Battery : CELL
68
Port of Yemen : ADEN
69
"America's Finest News Source," with "The" : ONION
70
Car parts that have caps : HUBS
71
Hotel and hospital features : BEDS
Down
1
Shower unit : STALL
2
___ and 14-Across (reliable) : TRIED
3
Surrounding glows : AURAS
4
Risks : BETS
5
It's between Can. and Mex. : USA
6
___ lane : HOV
7
Kind of acid in soapmaking : OLEIC
8
World Series of Poker game : HOLDEM
9
X-Men villain : MAGNETO
10
Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
11
1963 Elizabeth Taylor role : CLEOPATRA
12
Guys : HES
13
First number dialed when calling long distance : ONE
18
Push back, as an attack : REPEL
22
Hawaiian strings, for short : UKE
25
"Idylls of the King" lady : ENID
26
___ Domini : ANNO
27
Mideast bigwig: Var. : EMEER
28
Early stage of industrial work, for short : RANDD
29
Mexican money : PESO
32
Had a crush on : LIKED
33
Resident of Tehran : IRANI
34
Eponym of a number series that begins 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, ... : FIBONACCI
35
Munchkin : ELF
37
Kindergarten basics : ABCS
40
Bit of pasta, for short : CARB
41
Green science: Abbr. : ECOL
44
Not be conspicuous : BLENDIN
46
Pitchers : EWERS
49
Mined metal : ORE
50
Hilarious person, in slang : STITCH
53
"Far out!" : NEATO
54
Fond farewell : ADIEU
55
Digging tool : SPADE
56
Put on the payroll : HIRED
57
Perfect places : EDENS
60
Ill-fated captain : AHAB
61
Sgt., e.g. : NCO
62
Suffix with Dickens : IAN
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Cubs and White Sox org. : MLB
65
Windy City trains : ELS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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