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New York Times, Thursday, May 3, 2012

Author:
Neville Fogarty
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Neville Fogarty

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FWZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Fogarty. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jim Horne notes:

A similiarly themed puzzle from 2008 also included both MILLENIUM and PERSEVERENCE. The correct spellings are: genealogy, perseverance, questionnaire, millennium, occasion and, uh, one other... Oh yeah, and misspelled.

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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0503 ( 22,822 )
Across
1
2007 Ellen Page film : JUNO
5
Some coolant fluids, for short : PCBS
9
Runaway success : SMASH
14
Work on ___ (sunbathe) : ATAN
15
Da capo ___ : ARIA
16
One leaving a personnel director's office, maybe : HIREE
17
Study of trees? : GENEOLOGY
19
Dana of "MacGyver" : ELCAR
20
Better halves : SPOUSES
21
Henry who founded Cadillac : LELAND
22
Tenacity : PERSEVERENCE
25
Doctrine : ISM
28
French comment that may elicit the reply "de rien" : MERCI
29
Passport for foreign travel, e.g. : NEED
30
Article with an ushiromigoro : KIMONO
33
Dinar spender : IRANI
35
Suits : EXECS
36
Mic holders : MCS
37
Move at all : BUDGE
41
They're on haciendas : CASAS
43
Persistent Seuss character : SAMIAM
44
"Forever, ___" (1996 humor book) : ERMA
47
Rise : KNOLL
49
Where Spike Lee earned his M.F.A. : NYU
50
Survey staple : QUESTIONAIRE
54
Depletes : USESUP
55
Orthodontic add-ons : SPACERS
59
Moving about : ASTIR
60
Like the six longest answers in this puzzle : MISPELLED
62
Spanish citrus fruit : LIMON
63
Role in "Hook" : SMEE
64
Scottish Gaelic name for Scotland : ALBA
65
Composer Camille Saint-___ : SAENS
66
Red letters? : USSR
67
Furniture wood : TEAK
Down
1
Pricey cars, informally : JAGS
2
Sch. with the mascot Paydirt Pete : UTEP
3
Prefix with technology : NANO
4
Extra life, in a video game : ONEUP
5
City gained by Rome during the First Punic War : PALERMO
6
La ___, Wis. : CROSSE
7
Highly successful : BIG
8
Perhaps : SAY
9
Unqualified : SHEER
10
Long time : MILLENIUM
11
Esoteric : ARCANE
12
Event for a rapper? : SEANCE
13
Drove together : HERDED
18
Sugar suffix : OSE
21
Speaker of the line "Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope" : LEIA
23
Explorer born around A.D. 970 : ERICSON
24
TV accessories : VCRS
25
Five-star W.W. II hero, informally : IKE
26
Large roll : SIX
27
Fr. title : MME
31
Event : OCCASSION
32
Org. associated with U.S. Cyber Command : NSA
34
Shooters' grp.? : NBA
36
Word before and after "a" : MANO
38
Bedlam let loose : DIN
39
John who wrote "The Beggar's Opera" : GAY
40
Prey for a dingo : EMU
42
LP problem : SKIP
43
Prop in "Cinderella" : SLIPPER
44
Is, in math : EQUALS
45
More than one-ninth of the earth's land : RUSSIA
46
"Let's get together" : MEETME
48
Highland girls : LASSES
51
Goes bad : TURNS
52
Charlotte of "The Facts of Life" : RAE
53
Fanfare : ECLAT
56
International magazine founded in France in 1945 : ELLE
57
Single-mom sitcom of the 2000s : REBA
58
Its state sport is rodeo: Abbr. : SDAK
60
The Spartans, briefly : MSU
61
Pre-texting texts, for short : IMS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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