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New York Times, Thursday, June 26, 2014

How breakfast may be served ... or how the answers to the eight starred clues should be entered?

Author:
Pawel Fludzinski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQVXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Fludzinski. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Pawel Fludzinski notes:
The first version of this puzzle was crafted in late 2012. Will said that the puzzle was "fresh and amusing," but thought some of the ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Clever theme idea, the type of tricky Thursday puzzle I like. Words are "hidden" IN BED, i.e. there's a ROACH hidden in B(ROACH)ED. I ... read more
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© 2014, The New York Times6/26/14 ( No. 23,606 )
Across
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U.N. V.I.P.'s : AMBS
5
Eats : HAS
8
Novelist Allende : ISABEL
14
Composer Schifrin : LALO
15
Yellowfin, on a menu : AHI
16
Robust : STURDY
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*___ Motel : BROACHED
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Some shots : SERUMS
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Reacted in horror, say : SCREAMED
22
Hillock : RISE
23
2008 action thriller with Liam Neeson : TAKEN
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*Dressing choice : BRANCHED
27
Tornado siren, e.g. : ALERTER
30
Like a fifth wheel : USELESS
31
Homes, colloquially : PADS
32
Campus digs : DORMS
34
Pulitzer-winning biographer Leon : EDEL
35
Inn patron : GUEST
36
"Dear" one : ABBY
40
How breakfast may be served ... or how the answers to the eight starred clues should be entered? : INBED
41
Ending with peek : ABOO
45
Released early : PAROLED
47
Kind of format for some data : TABULAR
49
*Longtime TV weatherman : BROKERED
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Fit to be tied : IRATE
52
Eight bells, maybe : NOON
53
Imprudent : RECKLESS
56
___ Quimby (Beverly Cleary heroine) : RAMONA
58
*Divide up : BALLOTED
60
Heretofore : ERENOW
61
Mamie's man : IKE
62
Villainous visage : LEER
63
Aftermarket options : ADDONS
64
Capital of Texas? : TEE
65
Small vortex : EDDY
Down
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It's between B.C. and Sask. : ALB
2
Cooking wine : MARSALA
3
*Bit of hair : BLOCKED
4
Parasailers, e.g. : SOARERS
5
"You crack me up" : HAHA
6
Kiss interrupter, maybe : AHEM
7
Rod Stewart's "Maggie May," for one : SIDEB
8
Periodical output: Abbr. : ISS
9
"Tristram Shandy" novelist : STERNE
10
Outer ear : AURICLE
11
*Bit of excitement : BRUSHED
12
Reagan cabinet member who was previously counselor to the president : EDMEESE
13
Fleur-de-___ : LYS
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Bit of dough : CENT
21
Group beaten in a battle of the bands? : DRUMSET
23
Dance genre : TAP
25
Court fig. : ASSTDA
26
Broadband inits. : DSL
28
More out there : EDGIER
29
Habitual drunkard : ROUNDER
33
Yank's foe : REB
36
Manhunt letters : APB
37
Seven Sisters college : BARNARD
38
*Leeway : BROOMED
39
46-Down's partner : YOKOONO
41
Radiant light around the head : AUREOLE
42
*Like Pisces, in the zodiac : BLASTED
43
Cereal grain : OATSEED
44
Pay dirt : ORE
46
A Beatle : LENNON
48
One, for one : BILL
50
Red ink entry : DEBIT
54
It may be upside-down : CAKE
55
Swiss Surrealist : KLEE
56
Blues rocker Chris : REA
57
Cribside cries : AWS
59
Like pinot grigio : DRY

Answer summary: 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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