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New York Times, Thursday, May 22, 2014

Author:
Adam G. Perl
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Adam G. Perl

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JKVZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Perl. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Adam G. Perl notes:
The initial inspiration for this puzzle came from "See Me After Class," which I transformed into CLASSSEEME, but the 10 letter mate to ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Nice theme today, a literal interpretation of phrases with the word "after" in them. The morning after pill becomes literally PILL ... read more
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© 2014, The New York TimesNo. 0522 ( 23,571 )
Across
1
Pound : QUID
5
Twenty-one words : HITME
10
Starbuck's orderer : AHAB
14
Old station name : ESSO
15
Youngest Oscar winner in history : ONEAL
16
Part of a pound : CAGE
17
Caesarean section? : ISAW
18
Billy's mate : NANNY
19
Make a long story short, perhaps : EDIT
20
Brand producers : IRONS
22
Trail : LAG
23
Stood out : SHONE
24
Plan B, e.g. : PILLMORNING
27
Wine taster's asset : PALATE
30
2008 TARP recipient : AIG
31
A seemingly endless series : ANOTHERONETHING
38
One of just 12 in Alaska: Abbr. : RTE
39
Pac-12 player : UTE
40
Fraternity letter : TAU
41
Rule contradicted by science? : CIBEFOREEEXCEPT
48
Little application : DAB
49
Does penance : ATONES
50
Note to a spy, perhaps : READINGBURN
55
One with a bag lunch? : HORSE
56
Part of a krone : ORE
57
Waiting, for the impatient, say : AGONY
61
One acting on impulse? : AXON
62
See 13-Down : NOIRE
64
Find the ___ (geometry test instruction) : AREA
65
"Open ___" : WIDE
66
Surmise : INFER
67
Knightly wear : MAIL
68
Start to do well? : NEER
69
Name that's a homophone for 13-Down : BETTE
70
Cosmopolitan competitor : ELLE
Down
1
Role for Helen Mirren, briefly : QEII
2
Group of red states, for short? : USSR
3
Golfer Aoki : ISAO
4
Learned perfectly : DOWNPAT
5
Sugar substitute? : HON
6
Together : INALL
7
Break time, perhaps : TENAM
8
Snapple flavor : MANGO
9
Ron who played Tarzan : ELY
10
Loser to a pair : ACEHIGH
11
Sported : HADON
12
Getting on : AGING
13
With 62-Across, dreaded one : BETE
21
Jedi foes : SITH
23
Pet : SNIT
25
"Malcolm X" director : LEE
26
Actress Charlotte : RAE
27
Jardin du Luxembourg, par exemple : PARC
28
Against : ANTI
29
Leopold's partner in crime : LOEB
32
Whence the word "robot" : RUR
33
Taxonomic suffix : OTE
34
Formerly : NEE
35
Southern hwy. : ITEN
36
Pickup spot? : NAPE
37
They may be spilled : GUTS
42
One of the voices in "Up" : EDASNER
43
Film technique : FADE
44
Eastern band : OBI
45
Évian, e.g. : EAU
46
Bonus, in ads : XTRA
47
Scam : CONGAME
50
"Chicago" number : ROXIE
51
Undermine : ERODE
52
Ray Charles hit of 1963 : NOONE
53
Type of scam : GRIFT
54
Green ___ : BERET
55
"The First Wives Club" co-star, 1996 : HAWN
58
___-B : ORAL
59
"Cosmos" host ___ deGrasse Tyson : NEIL
60
Brown competitor : YALE
62
Tip for a writer : NIB
63
Long intro? : ERE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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