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New York Times, Thursday, March 3, 2011

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQZ} This is puzzle # 145 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jim Horne notes:

This is the fifth Modern Era "Schrödinger" puzzle. See the others here.

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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0303 ( 22,395 )
Across
1
Class : ILK
4
Kind of shot : CAROM
9
Plague : NAGAT
14
Act independently : GOITALONE
16
___ Quested, "A Passage to India" woman : ADELA
17
See 39-Across : USSENATOR
18
Come and go, e.g. : VERBS
19
Boon : ASSET
20
High-spirited : GAY
22
Bagel flavor : OAT
23
Formerly : NEE
24
Food sometimes eaten with a small fork : OYSTER
28
Mobile-to-Huntsville dir. : NNE
29
League: Abbr. : ASSN
31
Introduction to a Spanish count? : UNO
32
Year the first Tour de France was held : MCMIII
35
Coolness : APLOMB
38
Try to hit : AIMAT
39
Either of the two presidents who also served as a 17-Across from 62-Across : ANDREWJACKSON
42
Wife in O'Neill's "Desire Under the Elms" : ABBIE
43
Performed a cadenza, e.g. : SOLOED
44
Sandpaperish : COARSE
46
Santo Domingo greeting : ALO
47
Other, to Orozco : OTRA
51
Cart track, e.g. : RUT
52
Subject of a sailor's weather maxim : REDSKY
55
Jipijapa, e.g. : HAT
56
Chemical suffix : ENE
57
Expensive seating area : BOX
58
Passport, e.g.: Abbr. : IDENT
60
Gilbert ___, author of "A Void," a 290-page novel without the letter E : ADAIR
62
See 39-Across : TENNESSEE
66
Shot that's hard to miss : GIMME
67
Publisher's department : ROYALTIES
68
"The Scandalized Masks" painter : ENSOR
69
Kicked in : ANTED
70
Bygone flier : SST
Down
1
Creature with a dewlap : IGUANA
2
The "5" in "6-5," e.g. : LOSSES
3
Things wrapped in foil : KISSES
4
"Don Juan" division : CANTO
5
Reminiscent of : ALA
6
Break down : ROT
7
"Starpeace" recorder, 1985 : ONO
8
Conflate : MERGE
9
School whose 1910 football team went undefeated and unscored upon : NAVY
10
Drink suffix : ADE
11
Real-life character in the 1950 western "Broken Arrow" : GERONIMO
12
Language known to native speakers as "gjuho shqipe" : ALBANIAN
13
Have victory within one's grasp : TASTEIT
15
Kind of shot : TEE
21
Target of many a shot : ARM
25
Winter time : YULE
26
Some blankets : SNOWS
27
1940 Henry Fonda role : TOMJOAD
30
Rock bottom : NADIR
33
It's rich in sugar : CAKE
34
Botch : MISDO
36
Certain tense: Abbr. : PRES
37
Cotton ___ : BALLS
39
Overflow with : ABOUNDIN
40
Timberwolves and the like : NBATEAMS
41
Captain James of the high seas : COOK
42
Land : ACREAGE
45
Ranch closing? : ERO
48
Argument : THESIS
49
Bollywood queens : RANEES
50
Warrant, with "to" : ATTEST
53
One in a mob scene? : EXTRA
54
Produce : YIELD
57
___ Fox : BRER
59
It starts in March: Abbr. : DST
61
Start of many a blog comment : IMO
63
Long time : EON
64
Big Apple read: Abbr. : NYT
65
Macduff rebuff : NAE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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