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New York Times, Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Mall cop's job ... or a word that can precede the starts of 19-, 32-, 43- and 58-Across

Author:
Samuel A. Donaldson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Samuel A. Donaldson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Donaldson. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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A
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M
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A
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C
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A
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B
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A
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P
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O
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G
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M
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© 2013, The New York Times4/17/13 ( No. 23,171 )
Across
1
Org. founded by Dr. Nathan Smith Davis : AMA
4
Rig part : CAB
7
Orbital high point : APOGEE
13
Minnesota neighbor : MANITOBA
16
Triple-A ball and such : MINORS
17
Downloaded the new version, say : UPGRADED
18
Last Oldsmobiles made : ALEROS
19
Department store superevent : CLEARANCESALE
21
Russell of "Felicity" : KERI
22
Component of some bills : TAX
23
Brett on the gridiron : FAVRE
26
Went out with : SAW
29
Reflexologist's place : SPA
31
Items thrown in Three Stooges shorts : PIES
32
Like photographable copy : CAMERAREADY
37
E.P.A.-banned substance : DDT
38
"So that's it!" : OHO
39
Words from Wordsworth : ODE
40
Italian III : TRE
41
Big stink : ADO
42
Title for King or Jackson: Abbr. : REV
43
Part of a stack at a bank : DEPOSITSLIP
46
Settled up : PAID
48
Smidge : DAB
49
More, musically : PIU
50
Floor it : SPEED
52
Early second-century year : CVI
54
Richie's mom, to the Fonz : MRSC
58
"These allegations are completely false!," e.g. : BLANKETDENIAL
62
Three-time title role for Matt Damon : BOURNE
64
Zimbabwe, once : RHODESIA
65
Reassuring postaccident remark : IMFINE
66
Mall cop's job ... or a word that can precede the starts of 19-, 32-, 43- and 58-Across : SECURITY
67
Hoofing it : ONFOOT
68
"Yikes!" : EEK
69
Primes, e.g.: Abbr. : NOS
Down
1
In a frenzy : AMUCK
2
Bat wood : MAPLE
3
Management course topic : ANGER
4
Musical ending : CODA
5
Has ___ for (is naturally skilled at) : ABENT
6
Extreme form, as of an illness : BADCASE
7
Second of a Latin 101 trio : AMAS
8
Rice dish : PILAF
9
400 meters, maybe : ONELAP
10
"1876" novelist : GOREVIDAL
11
Ranch addition? : ERO
12
Slalom figure : ESS
14
Bluffer's declaration : IRAISE
15
Roofer's material : TAR
20
Some Yanks in Paris, e.g. : EXPATS
24
___-wip (dessert topping) : REDDI
25
Bar, legally : ESTOP
27
Youngest 600-homer man, informally : AROD
28
Got one's feet wet? : WADED
30
Sopping wet : ADRIP
32
U.S.M.C. part : CORPS
33
Oodles : AHEAP
34
Cinephile : MOVIEBUFF
35
Prepare to fly home from vacation, say : REPACK
36
Himalayan legend : YETI
44
"Heads," to a numismatist : OBVERSE
45
Gordon ___ (Sting's real name) : SUMNER
47
Texas border city : DELRIO
51
"Hawaii Five-O" nickname : DANNO
53
"... ___ wed" : ITHEE
55
"Mr. Mojo ___" (repeated Doors lyric) : RISIN
56
Japanese colonel in "The Bridge on the River Kwai" : SAITO
57
Potters' supplies : CLAYS
59
Classic depilatory brand : NEET
60
Tie up at harbor : DOCK
61
End of a professor's address? : EDU
62
Obit, essentially : BIO
63
Every, in an Rx : OMN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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