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New York Times, Saturday, May 9, 2015

Rosenfeld who wrote the best seller "Live Now, Age Later"

Author:
Kristian House
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kristian House

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. House.
Kristian House notes:
The seed entries for this one were 1-, 17-, and 58-Across along with 12- and 31-Down. I wasn't sure if 31-Down would pass muster, but ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Some really strong entries featured today, MUFFIN TOP bringing me back to my days of obsessively watching "Seinfeld." And that ... read more
Jim Horne notes:

Jane Krakowski singing Muffin Top.

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© 2015, The New York Times5/9/15 ( No. 23,923 )
Across
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Effect of tightening an extra-tight belt, maybe : MUFFINTOP
10
Grilled dish : KEBAB
15
Chance of getting heads on two consecutive coin flips : ONEINFOUR
16
First name among 1991 divorcées : IVANA
17
"Whatever" : ASIFICARE
18
Vacationing, say : NOTIN
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You might live by one : TENET
20
Tool for Capt. Jack Sparrow : SPYGLASS
22
Put up with put-downs : EATDIRT
25
Surgeon's closing line? : SUTURE
26
Shakes : DTS
27
Division of geology : AEON
29
Undergo change : MUTATE
31
Do halfheartedly : PLAYAT
33
Photoshop range : TINTS
34
Ottoman commander : AGHA
37
Common cry from a younger sibling : METOO
39
S-shaped line : OGEE
40
Trial and error, e.g. : NOUNS
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Champion of 11-Down : DARWIN
44
Dish providers : YENTAS
46
First human character on "Sesame Street" : LUIS
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Considerably : FAR
50
It burned and crashed in 1979 : SKYLAB
52
Marine mollusk named for its earlike tentacles : SEAHARE
54
17-24, for Miss America : AGELIMIT
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Reagan nickname : DUTCH
57
San Rafael is its seat : MARIN
58
Long-running show about a Time Lord : DOCTORWHO
61
It was boosted by Titan : AGENA
62
Opposite of bore : ENTERTAIN
63
Main antagonist in Disney's "Hercules" : HADES
64
Monopoly property : TENNESSEE
Down
1
Like some castles and zoo exhibits : MOATED
2
Disposition? : UNSEAT
3
Diversionary tactics : FEINTS
4
Tootled, in a way : FIFED
5
Bit of product personalization : INITIAL
6
Org. for Cardinals and Saints : NFC
7
___ turn (perfectly) : TOA
8
Partnership indicator : OURS
9
Sets up, informally : PREPS
10
Royal who toured the U.S. in the late 1970s : KINGTUT
11
Change of life : EVOLUTION
12
Weapon for the Caped Crusader : BATARANG
13
Flavorer for an espresso shot : ANISETTE
14
Blacks out : BANS
21
Indication of a pleased palate : YUM
23
Staples staple : REAM
24
Flirted (with) : TOYED
28
Port whose name means "Christmas" : NATAL
30
Legal suffix : ESE
31
Female fashion faux pas : PANTYLINE
32
Hula hoop, for one : TORUS
34
Even a single : ANY
35
Flips : GOESGAGA
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Refused to yield, with "down" : HUNKERED
38
Boo-boo : OWIE
41
Home of California's National Steinbeck Center : SALINAS
43
Rosenfeld who wrote the best seller "Live Now, Age Later" : ISADORE
45
McCloud of 1970s TV's "McCloud" : SAM
47
Rulings from muftis : FATWAS
48
Griffin who's the only two-time Heisman winner : ARCHIE
49
Sharpen anew : REHONE
51
John's accompanier : BIDET
53
Hamstrings or kneecaps : HURTS
54
Asian au pair : AMAH
55
Mood : TONE
59
FedEx unit: Abbr. : CTN
60
The U.S. Treasury is on its back : TEN

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

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