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New York Times, Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Intellectual property protection ... or what the starts of 17-, 21-, 39- and 57-Across once were

Author:
Don Gagliardo and Zhouqin Burnikel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Zhouqin Burnikel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQV} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Gagliardo. This is puzzle # 6 for Ms. Burnikel.
Constructor notes:
Don: I remember clearly that I was in my car in Columbus, Ohio, listening to a local radio show host, John Corby of 610 WTVN, and the ... read more
Will Shortz notes:
An etymologically related theme like today's, is always welcome. The resulting theme answers here are a lot of fun, too. Among the ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Another strong puzzle from an emerging powerhouse duo, Don and C.C. Very fun theme, something I was vaguely aware of while solving (I ... read more
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© 2013, The New York Times11/26/13 ( No. 23,394 )

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Across
1
Decree : EDICT
6
Paths of lobs : ARCS
10
Basic quatrain scheme : ABAB
14
"Hawaii Five-O" nickname : DANNO
15
French 4 + 4 : HUIT
16
Olin of "Chocolat" : LENA
17
Hiker's snack : GRANOLABAR
19
"It must be something ___" : IATE
20
European peak : ALP
21
What's being discussed in the National Enquirer or Globe : TABLOIDBUZZ
23
Mete out : RATION
25
Quick wit : ESPRIT
26
Airhead : DODO
28
Willow twig : OSIER
31
Matter of law : CASE
34
Adams in a bar : SAMUEL
38
Winter woe : FLU
39
Provision in many a construction contract : ESCALATORCLAUSE
42
Asian language with no plural form : LAO
43
"We're on!" : ITSAGO
44
Said "Guilty" or "Not guilty," say : PLED
45
"Live long and prosper" speaker : SPOCK
47
"Suis" is part of its conjugation : ETRE
49
Cranapple juice and others : BLENDS
53
Modern home of the ancient Zapotec civilization : OAXACA
57
Poor weight-loss practice : YOYODIETING
60
Buns, e.g. : DOS
61
Winds up : ENDS
62
Intellectual property protection ... or what the starts of 17-, 21-, 39- and 57-Across once were : TRADEMARKS
64
Siouan tribe : OTOE
65
Jannings who won the first Best Actor Oscar : EMIL
66
Didn't go out for dinner : ATEIN
67
Covered club, usually : WOOD
68
Fit to be tried : SANE
69
Neck parts : NAPES
Down
1
Mystery prize : EDGAR
2
Friend of Porky and Spanky : DARLA
3
Unsuited : INAPT
4
Fox News rival : CNN
5
Pretentious, informally : TOOTOO
6
Starbuck's boss : AHAB
7
Change in Russia : RUBLE
8
Bye lines? : CIAOS
9
"Dilbert" or "Doonesbury" : STRIP
10
Cover stories : ALIBIS
11
Stunning : BEAUTIFUL
12
Animated bug film : ANTZ
13
Singer of many Dylan songs : BAEZ
18
Imager of the earth's surface : LANDSAT
22
Waggish : DROLL
24
Inkling : IDEA
27
17-Across ingredients, often : OATS
29
Otherwise : ELSE
30
Lamented : RUED
31
Ones drawn to film? : CELS
32
"Hurry!" : ASAP
33
Shaggy's dog : SCOOBYDOO
35
Extinct ostrichlike bird : MOA
36
Impulse : URGE
37
Transitional zone between plant communities : ECOTONE
40
Fancied : LIKED
41
Zenith : APEX
46
After-hours shop sign : CLOSED
48
Seller of cloth scraps : RAGMAN
50
Casual evenings? : NITES
51
Skin: Prefix : DERMA
52
Blotch : STAIN
54
One with space to sell, for short : ADREP
55
NPR news analyst Roberts : COKIE
56
Professional grps. : ASSNS
57
"That hurts!" : YEOW
58
Wise about : ONTO
59
Thumb-twiddling : IDLE
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___ glance : ATA

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