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New York Times, Thursday, June 23, 2011

Author:
Ian Livengood
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ian Livengood

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Livengood. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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OIL
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0623 ( 22,507 )
Across
1
Persian Gulf sight : OILTANKER
8
Getty, e.g. : OILTYCOON
15
Rear end : CABOOSE
16
Trap : PIEHOLE
17
Early French settler in North America : ACADIAN
18
Plants native to mountain summits : ALPINES
19
Off : NOTON
20
City that's home to the U.S. Brig Niagara : ERIE
22
Flag support : MAST
23
[I'm not happy about doing this] : UGH
25
Result : ENSUE
27
Day spa offering : OILRUB
30
Ministre d'___ : ETAT
32
Fatty acid source : FISHOIL
36
Locked (up) : PENT
37
Pine-___ : SOL
38
Some bettors bet on them : PONIES
39
Do some theater work, informally : USH
40
Environmental woes : OILSPILLS
42
Albanian money : LEK
43
Scanty, in Salisbury : MEAGRE
45
Mai ___ : TAI
46
Country where Bambara is the main spoken language : MALI
47
Kind of dish : PETRI
48
Seine feeder : OISE
49
Part of N.C.A.A.: Abbr. : ASSN
50
Like a ballerina : AGILE
52
"Spring forward" hrs. : DST
54
___ Bator : ULAN
57
"You bet!," south of the border : SISI
59
Dagger parts : HILTS
63
Eponymous associate of Stalin : MOLOTOV
65
Send : MAILOUT
67
Nutty confection : PRALINE
68
Time for a show : AIRDATE
69
Asian cooking staple : SESAMEOIL
70
Response to 40-Across ... or what can be done to 12 answers in this puzzle without affecting their clues? : CLEANUP
Down
1
Garage container : OILCAN
2
Kind of shell : TACO
3
Like ___ out of hell : ABAT
4
"Definitely" : NODOUBT
5
Leveling in a ring : KOING
6
Spanish "that" : ESA
7
___ Furterer, line of French hair products : RENE
8
Canvas coat : OILPAINT
9
Hearth decorations : TILES
10
"I reckon" : YEP
11
Add a bit of support during a conversation : CHIMEIN
12
Wife of Charlie Chaplin : OONA
13
World Cup sounds : OLES
14
Fit (inside) : NEST
21
Stone-cold truths : REALITIES
24
"Steppenwolf" novelist : HESSE
26
Astounding Stories subjects : UFOS
27
Crankcase part : OILPUMP
28
Take in again : RESEE
29
Take a 31-Down off, in a way : UNHAT
31
See 29-Down : TOP
33
Albino in "The Da Vinci Code" : SILAS
34
They may give you a lift : HEELS
35
Outer-layer protection : OILSKIN
38
Worked steadily at : PLIED
40
Gulf of Mexico sight : OILRIG
41
___ Piedras, P.R. : LAS
44
It's often found in bars : GRANOLA
46
Young Roald Dahl title character : MATILDA
48
Greek salad ingredient : OLIVEOIL
51
"That ___ for the record books" : ISONE
53
County abroad : SHIRE
54
Calls a game : UMPS
55
Handed-down wisdom : LORE
56
"Ah, well ..." : ALAS
58
Apple product : IMAC
60
There may be great interest in this : LOAN
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Article to take a spin in? : TUTU
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Part of a flight : STEP
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Tebow who won the 2007 Heisman Trophy : TIM
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Not do well? : AIL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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