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New York Times, Thursday, November 10, 2016

Writer who said "One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well"

Author:
Jonathan M. Kaye and Jeff Chen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jonathan M. Kaye
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1.639312
Jeff Chen

This puzzle:

Rows: 16, Columns: 15 Words: 75, Blocks: 48 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Kaye. This is puzzle # 61 for Mr. Chen.
Constructor notes:
JON: I was stumped trying to find a good revealer answer for this J-HOOK theme. I briefly considered JAY HOOK, the pitcher who gave ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
What a bear of a construction — all those Js + the constraint of every black square chunk having to be J-shaped = BLAAARGH! ... read more
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© 2016, The New York Times11/10/16 ( No. 24,474 )

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Across
1
Event with a king and queen : PROM
5
Power ___ : GRAB
9
Free : RID
12
Locale of the sculpture "La Bocca della Verità" : ROMA
13
French composer Gabriel : FAURE
14
Actor Jon of "Mad Men" : HAMM
15
Lighter side? : YANG
16
Netflix activity : BINGE
17
It may require gloves, for short : OSHA
18
Getting tons of calls : RINGINGOFFTHEHOOK
21
Fish whose name is a calculator number turned upside down : EEL
22
Jockey with a speeding Citation : ARCARO
23
Hornets and the like : NBATEAMS
28
Alpha dog : LEADER
29
No matter how : BYHOOKORBYCROOK
31
Windy City transportation inits. : CTA
32
"Who, me?" : MOI
33
Dear companion? : NEAR
36
Course coda : EXAM
39
National Dog Day Mo. : AUG
40
"What greater gift than the love of a ___?": Dickens : CAT
42
Wait anxiously : BEONTENTERHOOKS
47
How bedroom furniture is often sold : ASASET
50
Start of a flat, maybe : SLOWLEAK
51
Minimal : BAREST
52
___ fighter ("Star Wars" vehicle) : TIE
53
59
Plan to leave shortly? : EVAC
60
Writer who said "One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well" : WOOLF
61
Colorful corn balls : TRIX
63
Dairy Queen order : CONE
64
Vex : ANNOY
65
Suggestive : RACY
66
Counterterrorism org. : TSA
67
Jay's place : NEST
68
Covering the waterfront : ATOZ
Down
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Ask too many questions, say : PRY
2
Word rhyming with "ignore" in "I Am Woman" : ROAR
3
Upscale hotel chain : OMNI
4
Marvel Comics villain : MAGNETO
5
Taxable amount for an investor : GAIN
6
Small step up? : RUNG
7
Old ship constellation : ARGO
8
Mixed stock : BEEFALO
9
Actress Phylicia : RASHAD
10
Words from the fashionably late : IMHERE
11
Key of Pachelbel's Canon : DMAJOR
13
Facility at Quantico : FBILAB
14
Food item often placed in a stack : HOTCAKE
19
Grandpa Walton portrayer : GEER
20
Compound under control by the Kyoto Protocol : FREON
23
Its chimes were the first U.S. registered "sound mark" : NBC
24
Tiny information unit : BYTE
25
Hero in the Trojan War : AJAX
26
"Brah!" : MYMAN
27
Boy or Girl follower : SCOUTS
30
Star in Orion : RIGEL
34
It has much room to grow : ACRE
35
Eastern V.I.P. : RAJA
37
Void : ABSENCE
38
Reagan confidant : MEESE
41
Vowelless interjection : TSK
43
Many a Parliament Hill staffer : OTTAWAN
44
Tell : NOTIFY
45
Doppelgänger : TWIN
46
Record label whose name derives from Greek myth : ELEKTRA
47
The absolute worst : ABJECT
48
21-gun salutes, e.g. : SALVOS
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Singer/actress Grande : ARIANA
54
Chances left after Slim left town, in a saying : NONE
55
Barzini and others, in "The Godfather" : DONS
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Feature of a one-armed bandit : SLOT
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Part of the "sum" conjugation : ERAT
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Little Caesar in "Little Caesar" : RICO
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History's ___ Affair : XYZ

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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