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New York Times, Saturday, May 11, 2013

Author:
Matt Ginsberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Matt Ginsberg

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 37 for Mr. Ginsberg. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jim Horne notes:

The print puzzle has "*taking into account its 61-Across" in italics after the clue list, referring to 4 clues with asterisks. For online, that phrase was added to the clues themselves.

1
D
2
R
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A
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W
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E
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R
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B
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A
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S
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I
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L
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I
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C
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A
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R
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M
O
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A
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A
R
C
H
I
V
A
L
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E
L
I
J
A
H
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H
A
R
A
K
I
R
I
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W
O
R
T
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M
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A
I
M
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V
E
E
P
S
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A
S
S
Y
24
R
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S
A
I
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L
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D
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L
O
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T
T
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S
A
N
T
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A
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N
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A
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P
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A
35
R
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G
U
A
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Y
37
M
O
O
C
O
W
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O
R
E
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U
R
B
A
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N
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I
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I
V
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R
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E
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S
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N
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W
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D
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Y
D
A
Y
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T
A
K
E
S
T
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O
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G
A
E
A
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A
T
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N
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C
E
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A
N
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D
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E
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S
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S
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A
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S
H
A
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F
O
R
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T
60
G
R
A
M
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L
O
C
A
T
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I
O
N
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R
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A
T
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T
E
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E
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W
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E
C
Z
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M
A
67
D
E
S
K
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68
F
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D
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0511 ( 23,195 )
Across
1
Chest piece : DRAWER
7
St. John's, for one : BASILICA
15
Fish that attaches itself to a host : REMORA
16
Like the Congressional Record : ARCHIVAL
17
Biblical prophet whose name means "Yahweh is my God" : ELIJAH
18
Act in "The Last Samurai" : HARAKIRI
19
St. John's, for one : WORT
20
Kneecap, e.g. : MAIM
22
Dick and Al, recently : VEEPS
23
Like King Sargon II: Abbr. : ASSYR
25
33-Down, taking into account its 61-Across : SAILED
27
Author of "Herding Cats: A Life in Politics" : LOTT
29
Latin rock band featured at Woodstock : SANTANA
33
Where the guarani is cash : PARAGUAY
37
Milk source, to a kid : MOOCOW
38
Vein gloriousness? : ORE
39
Pope who started the First Crusade : URBANII
41
Tokyo Rose's real first name : IVA
42
German chocolate brand : RIESEN
44
Good occasion for kite-flying : WINDYDAY
46
Shows an aptitude for : TAKESTO
48
Mother of the Titans : GAEA
49
32-Down, taking into account its 61-Across : ATONCE
51
Home of more than 900 volcanoes : ANDES
55
White House girl : SASHA
58
Western setting : FORT
60
Just under half a penny's weight : GRAM
61
Place : LOCATION
63
Ostrich, e.g. : RATITE
65
1950s H-bomb test site : ENIWETOK
66
Dermatological concern : ECZEMA
67
Classic graduation gifts : DESKSETS
68
The Missouri, to the Mississippi : FEEDER
Down
1
___ blank : DREWA
2
Transfers often entail them, informally : RELOS
3
Bahrain bigwigs: Var. : AMIRS
4
John Paul II, originally : WOJTYLA
5
Span of a ruler, maybe : ERA
6
First name in Chicago politics : RAHM
7
Part of the coast of Brazil : BAHIA
8
Estée Lauder fragrance for men : ARAMIS
9
TV or monitor part: Abbr. : SCR
10
"Beats me!" : IHAVENOIDEA
11
Did with enjoyment : LIKEDTO
12
Ellington band vocalist Anderson : IVIE
13
68-Across, taking into account its 61-Across : CARP
14
Father/daughter fighters : ALIS
21
Take ___ at : ASTAB
24
Iran, North Korea and the like : ROGUESTATES
26
Veneer, e.g. : LAMINA
28
Ask, as for assistance : TURNTO
30
It's not basic : ACID
31
Astronomical figure? : NOVA
32
Out : AWAY
33
Strong wine : PORT
34
"La donna è mobile," e.g. : ARIA
35
Give off, with "of" : REEK
36
Not pitch or roll, say : YAW
40
Big uranium exporter : NIGER
43
Twin-engine Navy helicopter : SEAHAWK
45
Site of the Three Gorges Dam : YANGTZE
47
Hoofing it : ONFOOT
50
Abruptly stops, with "out" : CONKS
52
Like mummies : DRIED
53
Instruction written in currants for Alice : EATME
54
Campaign dirty trick : SMEAR
55
Coast, in a way : SLED
56
1-Across, taking into account its 61-Across : AONE
57
Univ. grouping : SCIS
59
Nonkosher : TREF
62
Samson's end? : ITE
64
Pal : ACE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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