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New York Times, Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Number associated with 17-, 25-, 41- and 51-Across

Author:
Nina Rulon-Miller
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nina Rulon-Miller

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Rulon-Miller. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York Times5/31/11 ( No. 22,484 )
Across
1
Nick and Nora's terrier : ASTA
5
Blood donation unit : PINT
9
Tiara inset : JEWEL
14
Nobelist Niels : BOHR
15
Jackass's sound : BRAY
16
Skybox site : ARENA
17
Something to play at a casino : BLACKJACK
19
Word-processing command : PRINT
20
Holy Roman emperor dubbed "the Great" : OTTOI
21
Wife of Zeus : HERA
23
Same old same old, as at work : RUT
24
"'Tain't" retort : TIS
25
29
Performed microsurgery on, perhaps : LASED
31
President pro ___ : TEM
32
Two twos, say : PAIR
34
Willing, old-style : LIEF
37
Kama ___ : SUTRA
41
Jack Barry once hosted a rigged one : FIFTIESGAMESHOW
44
Nicene ___ : CREED
45
Carryall : TOTE
46
Predatory seabird : ERNE
47
Barbecue item : RIB
49
Jumper cable connection : ANODE
51
Place for Manhattanites to drink and dance : NEWYORKCLUB
56
Soufflé ingredient : EGG
59
Tailless simian : APE
60
The Magi, e.g. : TRIO
61
Get by logic : INFER
63
Paparazzo's target, briefly : CELEB
65
Number associated with 17-, 25-, 41- and 51-Across : TWENTYONE
68
So old it's new again : RETRO
69
Architect Saarinen : EERO
70
Revealing skirt feature : SLIT
71
British earldom : ESSEX
72
"Phooey!" : DRAT
73
Falco of "Nurse Jackie" : EDIE
Down
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Monk's superior : ABBOT
2
Conductor Sir Georg : SOLTI
3
"Win some, lose some" : THATSLIFE
4
Western U.S. oil giant : ARCO
5
Brown-bagger's sandwich, for short : PBJ
6
Often rolled-over investment, for short : IRA
7
After-dark time in Germany : NACHT
8
Rug rats : TYKES
9
Like most sumo wrestlers : JAPANESE
10
Miss a cue, say : ERR
11
Off-the-wall : WEIRD
12
The blahs : ENNUI
13
Coffee shop order : LATTE
18
X, on a greeting card : KISS
22
"Baloney!" : ROT
26
Brazilian soccer hero : PELE
27
Keats or Wordsworth : ODIST
28
"We are not ___": Queen Victoria : AMUSED
30
Main line : ARTERY
32
U.S.M.C. enlistee : PFC
33
Hang on a clothesline : AIR
35
Freudian concept : EGO
36
Causing ruin : FATAL
38
Like a $6 return on a $2 bet : THREEFOLD
39
Potter pal Weasley : RON
40
Leave dumbstruck : AWE
42
Boob tube : IDIOTBOX
43
It might end with "Beverages" : MENU
48
"It's c-c-cold!" : BRR
50
Article often bordered in black : OBIT
51
Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
52
Blunted blades : EPEES
53
Evidence of a caning : WELTS
54
Passed illegally, as a check : KITED
55
Shrink in fear : COWER
57
Wish granters : GENII
58
Late marathoner Waitz : GRETE
62
Big Board initials : NYSE
64
Bard's "before" : ERE
66
NOW political cause, once : ERA
67
"Just kidding!" : NOT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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