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# New York Times, Thursday, February 28, 2013

Author:
Joe Krozel
Editor:
Will Shortz
Blog:
With 4- and 7-Across, both sides ... or the missing starts for all the remaining Across answers
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## This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 52 Missing: {JQWXZ} Grid has both left-right and up-down symmetry. This is puzzle # 62 for Mr. Krozel.
Jim Horne notes:

The Across answers below include the missing PROs and CONs.

 1P 2R 3O 4A 5N 6D 7C 8O 9N 10N I V 11E 12K S O U 13T 14B O N O 15O F E R 16V E R S E 17F I D E 18M E N A 19D E S 20T R 21O L L E D 22S I T 23C H A 24S 25C 26I E N C 27E 28G E S T 29I 30O 31N 32T O N S 33H I 34B I T 35S O D Y 36A M S 37N E R 38N I E 39N E T 40O 41G E A L 42S 43S I S T 44S T R A 45I N S 46S T 47R I C T S 48T R A 49A I R 50F 51I 52T E E R 53S 54C L A I 55M 56E 57D 58I F E R 59L O 60G U E 61N O T E 62C H E S 63S O R T S 64G R A M 65T E M 66T E S 67N T O
© 2013, The New York Times2/28/13 ( No. 23,123 )
Across
1
With 4- and 7-Across, both sides ... or the missing starts for all the remaining Across answers : PRO
4
See 1-Across : AND
7
See 1-Across : CON
10
Plot : CONNIVE
12
Stops working : CONKSOUT
14
15
Manuscript reviewer : PROOFER
16
Talk : CONVERSE
17
Disclose : CONFIDE
18
20
Like some explosions and substances : CONTROLLED
22
German toast : PROSIT
23
Bowl-shaped part of the ear : CONCHA
24
Moral sense : CONSCIENCE
28
Traffic : CONGESTION
32
Atom parts : PROTONS
33
Ban : PROHIBIT
35
Study of verse : PROSODY
36
Some golf events : PROAMS
37
Family name on "Roseanne" : CONNER
38
Singer Stevens : CONNIE
39
Characterized by : PRONETO
41
Solidifies : CONGEALS
43
Be made up (of) : CONSIST
44
Hinders : CONSTRAINS
46
Squeezes : CONSTRICTS
48
Iran-___ : CONTRA
49
1997 Nicolas Cage/John Malkovich thriller : CONAIR
50
Ones jacking up prices, maybe : PROFITEERS
54
Declared publicly : PROCLAIMED
58
Bit of mountain flora : CONIFER
59
Introduction : PROLOGUE
61
Signify : CONNOTE
62
Big shells : CONCHES
63
Associates : CONSORTS
64
Show : PROGRAM
65
For a while : PROTEM
66
French tales : CONTES
67
"Now!" : PRONTO
Down
1
___-Penh : PNOM
2
Rampant : RIFE
3
Something you might get your mitts on : OVEN
4
"___ Death" (Grieg work) : ASES
5
Conjunction that's usually part of a pair : NOR
6
Tidy up, in a way : DUST
7
Cobra's shape, at times : COIL
8
French wave : ONDE
9
Declined : NOED
11
Clears the board : ERASES
12
Complain : KVETCH
13
Group of three rhyming lines : TERCET
14
They're a couple short of C notes : BFLATS
19
Cacophony : DIN
21
Quaker cereal : OHS
24
Laurel and Lee : STANS
25
Astronomer's sighting : COMET
26
Orch. member : INSTR
27
German article : EINES
28
29
Like some columns : IONIC
30
Keats, for one : ODIST
31
Some Security Council votes : NYETS
34
"___ pal" : BEA
40
Pictures of the Old West : OATERS
41
Twists into a knot : GNARLS
42
Loses freshness : STALES
43
Fathering : SIRING
45
Dander : IRE
47
Narrow waterway : RIA
50
Half of a best-seller list: Abbr. : FICT
51
"___ hollers, let ..." : IFHE
52
Overflow (with) : TEEM
53
54
Skips, as class : CUTS
55
Early time : MORN
56
Conseil d'___ : ETAT
57
Show, informally : DEMO
60
Test for an M.A. seeker : GRE