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New York Times, Thursday, April 16, 2015

32-Across : Dress size

Author:
Joe Krozel and Peter Collins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe Krozel
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Peter A. Collins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QX} Grid has repeated answers This is puzzle # 76 for Mr. Krozel. This is puzzle # 86 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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This puzzle was constructed by 1 Across and 55 Down.

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© 2015, The New York Times4/16/15 ( No. 23,900 )
Across
1
Die (out) : PETER
6
Pro ___ : RATA
10
Pale : ASHY
14
Podiatrist's concerns : TARSI
15
N.E.A. part: Abbr. : EDUC
16
Quarrel : FEUD
17
Like the mynah, by origin : ASIAN
18
Less filling : LITE
19
Stamina, figuratively : LEGS
20
With 49-Across, comment upon parting : YOUGOYOURWAY
23
Some mergers, for short : LBOS
24
Transitioned to : BECAME
27
Begin wholeheartedly : DIVEIN
30
Three Stooges missile : PIE
31
Office linkup : LAN
32
Dress size : PETITE
33
How the Across answers appear in the bottom half of this puzzle : BACKWARD
35
To be, to Brutus : ESSE
36
Dr. ___ : MOM
37
Lead-in to girl : ATTA
38
How the Across answers appear in the top half of this puzzle vis-à-vis the bottom : BACKWARD
41
Something you might put drinks on : THETAB
43
"___ pal!" : BEA
44
Like some deals : RAW
45
One might have colored pencils, assorted paints and a brush : ARTSET
46
It's an honor : LAUREL
48
Supplication : PLEA
49
See 20-Across : ANDILLGOMINE
54
___ vu : DEJA
56
One of several at a toll plaza : LANE
57
Search hard : SCOUR
59
Phillips-Van Heusen subsidiary : IZOD
60
Work : OPUS
61
Material for work? : KHAKI
62
Discord on the far left and far right? : DEES
63
Place to brood : NEST
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Mideast land : YEMEN
Down
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Open-house org. : PTA
2
"Settle down now" : EASY
3
Cream, for instance : TRIO
4
Biblical twin : ESAU
5
Certain lock : RINGLET
6
Trust : RELYON
7
"I'm outta here!" : ADIOS
8
Need for some dancers : TUTU
9
Sharp : ACERBIC
10
Big name in insurance : AFLAC
11
"I'm outta here!" : SEEYALATER
12
Response of empathy : HUG
13
Gridiron stat: Abbr. : YDS
21
Stage award since 1956 : OBIE
22
TV's "This ___" : WEEK
25
Onetime daytime talk show : MARTHA
26
Go until : ENDAT
27
One-named singer of "You Gotta Be" : DESREE
28
"Piece of cake!" : ITSABREEZE
29
Penthouse perk : VIEW
30
Spray in a kitchen : PAM
32
Organ control : PEDAL
33
Part of a boxing maneuver : BOB
34
___-hour : WATT
36
Spoil : MAR
39
Title river in a 1957 film : KWAI
40
Least wavy : CALMEST
41
Toll provider? : BELL
42
It's a relief : ASPIRIN
45
Rat out : TELLON
47
Reversed : UNDID
48
Clearly amazed : AGAPE
50
Stigma : ONUS
51
2015 N.C.A.A. basketball champs : DUKE
52
Linguist Chomsky : NOAM
53
42-Down target : ACHE
54
They may come in blocks : ADS
55
Mud : JOE
58
Domain of Thor : SKY

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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