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New York Times, Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Author:
E. J. Masicampo
Editor:
Will Shortz
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E. J. Masicampo

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 37 Missing: {QXY} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Masicampo. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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B
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W
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0405 ( 22,428 )
Across
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With 7-Across, sources of the circled words : NIMBUS
7
See 1-Across : CLOUDS
13
Least clear : HAZIEST
14
Position in a college sports poll : RANKING
16
Decorator : ADORNER
17
Infested : OVERRAN
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Having a "Ho-hum, I've seen that already" attitude : JADED
19
Church recess : APSE
21
50+ org. : AARP
22
"The Office" or "House" : SERIES
24
Item for a guitarist or a prospector : PICK
25
One whose work is filling?: Abbr. : DDS
28
Painter Magritte : RENE
29
Bog : FEN
30
Part of U.A.E. : ARAB
32
Yield booster : FERTILIZER
37
Golden State athlete : WARRIOR
39
Postpone again : RETABLE
40
Court V.I.P. : NBAALLSTAR
42
Specify : NAME
43
Roadside bomb, for short : IED
44
Costa ___ : RICA
46
Angler's need : ROD
47
Lies on the beach : SUNS
49
Photocopying supplies : TONERS
51
When Caesar is told to beware : ACTI
52
Jazz devotees : CATS
53
Advil alternative : ALEVE
57
Rise gradually : CREEPUP
59
Angry lectures : TIRADES
61
Hairy : HIRSUTE
62
Ones getting squeezed before breakfast? : ORANGES
63
With 64-Across, sound of the circled words : PITTER
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See 63-Across : PATTER
Down
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Zippo : NADA
2
Polo alternative : IZOD
3
Bogs down : MIRES
4
Drinking spree : BENDER
5
Try to profit from : USE
6
Spaghetti makers' implements : STRAINERS
7
Shape on an altar : CROSS
8
Bathe : LAVE
9
Washington bill : ONE
10
Like the Chernobyl nuclear power plant : UKRAINIAN
11
1933 Physics Nobelist Paul : DIRAC
12
Lewis Carroll creature : SNARK
13
Leon Uris novel, with "The" : HAJ
15
Econ. figure : GNP
20
Use binoculars, say : PEER
23
Neaten, as shirts at a men's store : REFOLD
24
What hailstones do : PELT
25
Sunup : DAWN
26
Lackluster : DRAB
27
"___ Smile," first hit for Hall & Oates : SARA
29
Savage : FIERCE
31
Like the class valedictorian, perhaps : BRAINIEST
33
"All aboard!" place : TRAINSTOP
34
Letter-shaped beam : ZBAR
35
Patron saint of sailors : ELMO
36
Plant in a bog : REED
38
Réunion and others : ILES
41
Bring (out) : TROT
45
Biblical landfall : ARARAT
47
Money substitute : SCRIP
48
Wombs : UTERI
49
Narrow : TAPER
50
Point of view : SLANT
51
Essen exclamation : ACH
52
Like a baby with dimples, say : CUTE
54
Upper hand : EDGE
55
Shift direction : VEER
56
Skier's turn : ESS
58
Place : PUT
60
$$$ set aside for later years : IRA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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