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New York Times, Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Author:
Kristian House
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kristian House

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 80, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. House. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jim Horne notes:

Five snakes snake through the shaded squares.

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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0604 ( 23,219 )
Across
1
Mr. Spock's rank: Abbr. : CMDR
5
Rosie of "The Jetsons," for one : ROBOT
10
Compressed video format : MPEG
14
Lascivious sort : ROUE
15
Archie's sitcom wife : EDITH
16
Simon & Garfunkel's "___ Rock" : IAMA
17
Some Wall St. traders : ARBS
18
Beef up : ADDTO
19
Shoot with Novocain, say : NUMB
20
Highland slopes : BRAES
22
Comb maker : BEE
23
Puerto Rico y Cuba : ISLAS
24
He drove the serpents from Ireland, in legend : SAINTPATRICK
27
Jethro ___ : TULL
28
Sold-out sign : SRO
29
Medicine-approving org. : FDA
32
Painter's support : SCAFFOLD
36
Accustoms : ENURES
38
Diamond Head setting : OAHU
39
___ of Tranquillity : SEA
41
Mathematician John who was the subject of "A Beautiful Mind" : NASH
42
Marcos of the Philippines : IMELDA
45
Britain's Arthur Wellesley, with "the" : IRONDUKE
48
Band with the multiplatinum albums "Out of Time" and "Monster" : REM
49
P, to Pythagoras : RHO
51
K.G.B. concern : MOLE
52
Indian pipe player, maybe : SNAKECHARMER
57
Uno + cuatro : CINCO
60
Santa ___ winds : ANA
61
Butcher's string : TWINE
62
Eastern nurse : AMAH
63
Jeff of the Electric Light Orchestra : LYNNE
65
Drain feature : EDDY
66
Comb-over's locale : PATE
67
Bird feeder fill : SEEDS
68
Malaria symptom : AGUE
69
Checked out : EYED
70
Critical times of attack : DDAYS
71
Count in a weight room : REPS
Down
1
Cantankerous folks : CRABS
2
"How Are Things in Glocca ___?" (1947 hit song) : MORRA
3
Most populous of the United Arab Emirates : DUBAI
4
Like Cain, toward Abel : RESENTFUL
5
Actor Stephen : REA
6
Strange birds : ODDBALLS
7
Lavatory fixture : BIDET
8
Bewhiskered frolickers : OTTERS
9
However, briefly : THO
10
Capital of Belarus : MINSK
11
Simon of Simon & Garfunkel : PAUL
12
Actress Stone of "The Help" : EMMA
13
Chews the fat : GABS
21
Double ___ Oreos : STUF
23
A browser has one : ICON
25
Mideast grp. : PLO
26
Red-hot feeling : IRE
29
Herr's honey : FRAU
30
Information ___ : DESK
31
1980s U.S. Davis Cup captain : ASHE
32
Evening in Paris : SOIR
33
Checked in, say : CAME
34
[May I have your attention?] : AHEM
35
Opus ___ : DEI
37
Drawers in drawers : UNDERWEAR
40
Companion who's a knockout : ARMCANDY
43
Early Bond foe : DRNO
44
"Gotcha!" : AHA
46
Word before "That's gotta hurt!" : OOH
47
GPS above-the-Equator fig. : NLAT
50
Approved : OKAYED
52
Timetable: Abbr. : SCHED
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Nine: Prefix : ENNEA
54
No-see-um : MIDGE
55
Turn out to be : ENDUP
56
Spanish kings : REYES
57
South Africa has a famous one : CAPE
58
Polite words after "if" : IMAY
59
"Great" detective of children's literature : NATE
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It may be dropped when one trips : LSD
64
Hook shape : ESS

Answer summary: 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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