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New York Times, Tuesday, June 30, 2015

New York city with an amusement park that's a National Historic Landmark

Author:
Susan Gelfand
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Susan Gelfand

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 13 for Ms. Gelfand. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Susan Gelfand notes:
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© 2015, The New York Times6/30/15 ( No. 23,975 )
Across
1
Peanut butter holder : JAR
4
Kilt wearer : SCOT
8
Coffee lure : AROMA
13
Penny prez : ABE
14
Have the ___ for : HOTS
15
Singer Josh whose self-titled 2001 debut album went 4x platinum : GROBAN
16
Milky Way, for one : BAR
17
Comedian cultivates flowers? : ROCKGARDENS
19
Schlub : LOSER
21
Toning targets, for short : ABS
22
What a court interprets : LAW
23
Poet inks a contract? : POUNDSIGNS
26
Nosh : BITE
27
The opposition : ANTIS
28
GQ or S.I. : MAG
29
Conundrum : POSER
30
Exhibit some grief : WEEP
31
Looney Tunes devil, for short : TAZ
32
Assassin John ___ Booth : WILKES
33
Opera singer scrawls graffiti? : PRICETAGS
36
Monasteries : ABBEYS
39
Bagel topper : LOX
40
Sondheim's "Sweeney ___" : TODD
44
Land of Minos : CRETE
45
___-pitch softball : SLO
46
Prefix with comic : SERIO
47
Squealers : RATS
48
Actress stumbles? : FIELDTRIPS
50
Egg cells : OVA
51
"___ Wiedersehen" : AUF
52
Supporter of the arts? : EASEL
53
Philosopher removes his clothes? : BACONSTRIPS
57
"___ don't!" : NOI
59
Adjusts to one's environment : ADAPTS
60
"Tout ___" ("All mine": Fr.) : AMOI
61
Cable inits. for film buffs : TMC
62
Weighty books : TOMES
63
Elects : OPTS
64
Word after "you might" or "you don't" : SAY
Down
1
Poke : JAB
2
Ornamental shell source : ABALONE
3
Send on a detour, say : REROUTE
4
Tatters : SHREDS
5
"As cold as the Rockies" sloganeer : COORS
6
Non-Rx : OTC
7
Disapproving cluck : TSK
8
Flight board column: Abbr. : ARRS
9
Fishing shop purchase : ROD
10
Bunker Hill Monument, for one : OBELISK
11
Everglades mammal : MANATEE
12
They cross in a crossword : ANSWERS
15
Yaks : GABS
18
Crew : GANG
20
Tiny excerpts : SNIPPETS
23
Part of the Iams logo : PAW
24
Apple variety : IMAC
25
Graceful antelope : GAZELLE
26
Gives support : BOLSTERS
29
Squealer : PIG
31
"___ the season ..." : TIS
32
Medium for Madame Tussaud : WAX
34
New York city with an amusement park that's a National Historic Landmark : RYE
35
Plane, for one : TOOL
36
Trapeze artist, e.g. : ACROBAT
37
Impressive show of courage : BRAVADO
38
Early Sony recorder : BETACAM
41
Gives new-employee training, e.g. : ORIENTS
42
Item on many a doctor's wall : DIPLOMA
43
Spanish couple : DOS
45
Search (through) : SIFT
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Equilibrium : STASIS
48
Commotion : FUSS
49
The Home ___ : DEPOT
51
Some "giants" in "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids" : ANTS
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Unlock, to a bard : OPE
55
1990s Indian P.M. : RAO
56
Little handful : IMP
58
Like Arctic waters : ICY

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

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