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New York Times, Wednesday, October 13, 2021

One who loves to shred some gnar pow

Author:
Brianne McManis
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brianne McManis

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQWX} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. McManis.
Jeff Chen notes:
Impressive to dig up four people whose full names all begin and end with I. No doubt that I saw I to I with today's puzzle! Even ... read more
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© 2021, The New York Times10/13/21 ( No. 26,272 )
Across
1
Chin dimple : CLEFT
6
Lawn care supply : SOD
9
Awakens : STIRS
14
Low-carb "stone age" diet : PALEO
15
Night before : EVE
16
Vodka ___ : TONIC
17
They're often used with people, but rarely with pets : LASTNAMES
19
Psychoanalyst Fromm : ERICH
20
First and only female prime minister of India : INDIRAGANDHI
22
Poker variety : HOLDEM
25
With 8-Down, street with no outlet : CUL
26
"___ Enfants Terribles" (Cocteau novel) : LES
27
That, in Spanish : ESO
28
Something you might say at a doctor's office : AAH
30
Stationary : ATREST
32
"Red Cube" sculptor with an eponymous museum in New York : ISAMUNOGUCHI
36
Colosseo locale : ROMA
37
Word after launch or lily : PAD
38
Item on a list : TASK
42
First M.L.B. player to enter the Meikyukai (a Japanese baseball hall of fame) : ICHIROSUZUKI
47
Justice who died in 2016 : SCALIA
50
Chilly air : NIP
51
Period, essentially : DOT
52
Krazy ___ : KAT
53
New Deal agcy. : NRA
55
Merch stand staple : TSHIRT
57
Fashion designer and judge on "Project Runway All Stars" : ISAACMIZRAHI
61
Tree with papery bark : BIRCH
62
Island nation once home to the dodo : MAURITIUS
66
Join forces : UNITE
67
Like-it-or-loathe-it bread piece : END
68
N.J. town next to Palisades Park : FTLEE
69
Exodus leader : MOSES
70
See 65-Down : EYE
71
See 65-Down : TOEYE
Down
1
Two-striper in the Army: Abbr. : CPL
2
Golden State team, on scoreboards : LAA
3
Chicago trains : ELS
4
Stinky : FETID
5
Cover for the bed of a pickup truck : TONNEAU
6
Highway hauler : SEMI
7
"Your turn," on a walkie-talkie : OVER
8
See 25-Across : DESAC
9
Sneakiness : STEALTH
10
Extremely undecided : TORN
11
Not going anywhere : INIDLE
12
Embarrassment of ___ : RICHES
13
Crystalline rock : SCHIST
18
TV's Don Draper, e.g. : ADMAN
21
Dip for chips, informally : GUAC
22
Prince, for one : HEIR
23
___ buco : OSSO
24
Gardener's soil : LOAM
29
Tribe that considers the Grand Canyon its creation place : HOPI
31
"Puttin' on the ___" : RITZ
33
Knight's armor : MAIL
34
Needle-nosed fish : GAR
35
Thick soup noodle : UDON
39
Its logo is four interlocking circles : AUDI
40
Popular toffee bar : SKOR
41
Eartha who played Catwoman : KITT
43
Sure things : CINCHES
44
Damage : HARM
45
Instrument invented in medieval India : SITAR
46
Go into a higher gear : UPSHIFT
47
One who loves to shred some gnar pow : SKIBUM
48
Betting setting : CASINO
49
Classic consoles : ATARIS
54
Songwriter Mann : AIMEE
56
"Take two and ___ right" (old baseball adage) : HITTO
58
Opéra division : ACTE
59
Off-the-wall : ZANY
60
Like cutting and pushing : RUDE
63
Réunion, for one : ILE
64
One-eighty : UEY
65
With 70- and 71-Across, agree ... and a phonetic hint to this puzzle's theme : SEE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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