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New York Times, Tuesday, April 7, 2015

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Lieb. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
David J. Lieb notes:
It's exciting enOUGH to have my first puzzle in the Times, but all the more on my 50th birthday! I wish my grandmother were alive to ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Debut! Really interesting find; five different –OUGH endings, all pronounced differently. Great way to end the puzzle too; an ... read more
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© 2015, The New York TimesNo. 0407 ( 23,891 )

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Across
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Wolf (down) : SCARF
6
Lawman Wyatt : EARP
10
Apple since 1998 : IMAC
14
Platforms for medal winners : PODIA
15
"The Bridge on the River ___" : KWAI
16
Like candles : WAXY
17
Double-clicked images : ICONS
18
Gave fits : BEDEVILED
20
Robitussin or Vicks product : COUGHMEDICINE
22
"Let's ___!" : EAT
23
El Al destination: Abbr. : ISR
24
"Come as you ___" : ARE
25
Ed.'s stack : MSS
28
Petite sweet treat : DOUGHNUTHOLE
31
Emulate Bing Crosby : CROON
34
The "I" of T.G.I.F. : ITS
35
Biblical figure often depicted with a fig leaf : ADAM
36
Eastern princess : RANI
37
Existential uneasiness : ANGST
39
___ Strauss & Co. : LEVI
40
"Hear, hear!" : AMEN
41
Slangy denial : NAH
42
Those women of Paris : ELLES
43
Advocating long sentences, say : TOUGHONCRIME
47
Parapsychologist's study : ESP
48
Lennon's love : ONO
49
Sugar suffix : OSE
50
Spare tire contents : FAT
53
Complete without a break, as a labour : PLOUGHTHROUGH
57
Find childishly amusing, say : SNICKERAT
59
Less likely to waver : SURER
60
What's held in hold'em : HAND
61
Low-lying area : VALE
62
Layer in the stratosphere : OZONE
63
Nestful : EGGS
64
Foreboding sign : OMEN
65
90 degrees from oeste : NORTE
Down
1
Nutmeg, e.g. : SPICE
2
Hot drink sometimes served with nutmeg : COCOA
3
Possible score before a service break : ADOUT
4
Pre-engagement purchase : RING
5
Subject of Vogue : FASHION
6
Anita of "La Dolce Vita" : EKBERG
7
Left slack-jawed : AWED
8
Sources of heat or light : RADIANTS
9
Edible shell : PIECRUST
10
Counterpart of "You lose" : IWIN
11
Many an Abercrombie & Fitch employee : MALEMODEL
12
Log splitter : AXE
13
Dancer Charisse : CYD
19
___ Cong : VIET
21
East Lansing sch. : MSU
26
Toil (away) : SLAVE
27
Tournament round before the finals : SEMIS
28
"Nothing ___!" ("I refuse!") : DOING
29
Accomplishment for a soprano : HIGHC
30
Oscar winner Berry : HALLE
31
Container for oranges : CRATE
32
Aquino's successor in the Philippines : RAMOS
33
Besting : ONEUPPING
37
Spanish New Year : ANONUEVO
38
One-trillionth of a kilo : NANOGRAM
42
Leader of the Transcendentalism movement : EMERSON
44
Catchy part of a song : HOOK
45
No-good : ROTTEN
46
Suffix with fool or ghoul : ISH
50
Uproar : FUROR
51
F.B.I. employee : AGENT
52
A crowd, they say : THREE
54
Some digital clock readouts, for short : LCDS
55
Robust : HALE
56
Anise-flavored liqueur : OUZO
57
That woman : SHE
58
Say "Take out the garbage" again and again, maybe : NAG

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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