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New York Times, Thursday, May 30, 2013

Author: Julian Lim
Editor: Will Shortz
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Julian Lim

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Lim. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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JimH notes: 17-, 23-, 37- and 51-Across not only have to be read EAST TO WEST, they each start with E and end with W. Or is it the other way around?
1
B
2
A
3
H
4
S
5
S
6
C
7
A
8
R
9
F
10
B
11
A
12
D
13
E
14
O
L
E
O
15
T
I
M
O
R
16
I
L
E
R
17
W
O
L
F
18
D
N
A
B
B
E
19
G
I
T
A
20
L
E
D
T
O
21
L
O
S
22
L
O
B
O
S
23
W
E
I
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V
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R
E
T
N
I
T
I
X
E
26
J
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E
A
N
N
I
E
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S
O
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R
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A
L
T
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N
A
31
P
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N
Y
33
L
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O
35
N
36
C
H
E
37
W
O
R
C
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T
39
A
E
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I
V
E
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K
I
R
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B
Y
43
S
E
C
44
F
E
W
45
E
L
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A
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N
48
N
E
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U
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T
E
R
S
51
W
52
O
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N
T
I
S
E
54
O
D
Y
S
A
E
55
O
M
A
R
E
P
P
S
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D
I
V
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A
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S
59
V
E
G
A
60
E
A
S
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T
62
T
O
W
E
S
T
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E
G
G
Y
64
C
L
I
O
S
65
A
N
K
A
66
N
A
Y
S
67
T
I
E
T
O
68
N
T
S
B
© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0530 ( 23,214 )
Across Down
1. "Humbug" preceders : BAHS
5. Gobble (down) : SCARF
10. Ordered : BADE
14. Polyunsaturated fat source : OLEO
15. ___-Leste (U.N. member since 2002) : TIMOR
16. "The Sopranos" co-star : ILER
17. Tidal movement : EBBANDFLOW
19. Bhagavad ___ (Hindu text) : GITA
20. Occasioned : LEDTO
21. "La Bamba" performers : LOSLOBOS
23. Firm last words? : EXITINTERVIEW
26. Barbara Eden title role : JEANNIE
28. Triple, quadruple or more : SOAR
29. ___-rock : ALT
30. Something Garfield often takes : NAP
32. Like some stockings : NYLON
36. Popular dorm poster subject : CHE
37. Take one's licks, in a way : EATCROW
40. "___ been there" : IVE
41. See 26-Down : KIRBY
43. Triple ___ : SEC
44. Small number : FEW
45. Passion : ELAN
48. Fixes : NEUTERS
51. "Be careful!" : EASYDOESITNOW
55. "House" actor for the show's entire run : OMAREPPS
56. Lady Gaga and others : DIVAS
59. Brightest star in Lyra : VEGA
60. How 17-, 23-, 37- and 51-Across run (in two ways) : EASTTOWEST
63. Like crème brûlée : EGGY
64. Some campaigns win them : CLIOS
65. "You Are My Destiny" singer : ANKA
66. Unsupportive words : NAYS
67. Hook up with : TIETO
68. Accident investigator, for short : NTSB
1. Big game : BOWL
2. Conditioner additive : ALOE
3. Added up : HELDWATER
4. Moderate : SOFTEN
5. The bus stops here: Abbr. : STN
6. Possible coup instigator, for short : CIA
7. Enjoy a constitutional : AMBLE
8. Men of steel? : ROBOTS
9. San Joaquin Valley city : FRESNO
10. Homophobia, e.g. : BIGOTRY
11. Out : ALIBI
12. Get clean : DETOX
13. Take marks off : ERASE
18. End : DOIN
22. Actress Balaban of "Last Chance Harvey" : LIANE
24. Trattoria menu heading : VINO
25. It's sat upon : REAR
26. With 41-Across, co-creator of Captain America and the Hulk : JACK
27. Pre-coll., in education : ELHI
31. Equipment in some labs : PCS
33. Marriage or divorce : LIFEEVENT
34. Finito : OVER
35. "That's ___ to me" : NEWS
37. Poet Elinor : WYLIE
38. Watch : TEND
39. ___-deucey : ACEY
42. Gives away : BETRAYS
46. Visage : ASPECT
47. Many a Sherpa : NEPALI
49. "If you prick ___ we not bleed?": Shak. : USDO
50. One of the so-called "Four Asian Tigers" : TAIWAN
51. Like tapestries : WOVEN
52. Movado competitor : OMEGA
53. Disposed to henpecking : NAGGY
54. Actor Davis : OSSIE
57. Puts it to : ASKS
58. Attempt : STAB
61. Stroller rider : TOT
62. General on a Chinese menu : TSO

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