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New York Times, Thursday, June 6, 2013

Author:
James Tuttle
Editor:
Will Shortz
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James Tuttle

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 39 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Tuttle. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jim Horne notes:

Five theme answers have a FALLING OUT.

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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0606 ( 23,221 )
Across
1
Lingo suffix : ESE
4
City down the river from Florence : PISA
8
"Seriously!" : ISWEAR
14
Accepted defeat : CONCEDED
16
Explain in detail : SPELLOUT
17
A and others : ARTICLES
18
Horse-drawn vehicle : LANDAU
19
Begin a journey : STRIKEOUT
20
Took care of business : SAWTOIT
21
Shed item : HOE
22
Lines first used on a pack of Wrigley's gum: Abbr. : UPC
24
Word before "happiness," "majesty" and "fame" at the start of a Shelley poem : NOR
25
Discovers : FERRETSOUT
29
They're taken in hammocks : NAPS
32
Ref. with more than 2 1/2 million quotations : OED
33
It's for the birds : SUET
36
Decline : DIP
37
Like many first-time voters : TEENAGE
41
Dante's "The Divine Comedy," e.g. : TRILOGY
43
Return addressee? : IRS
44
Badlands sight : MESA
46
Teachers' union: Abbr. : NEA
47
Del ___ (fast-food chain) : TACO
49
Supermarket option : PAPERBAG
53
Consist of : ARE
55
Hoopster Ming : YAO
56
"___ won't!" : NOI
58
Faces : ASPECTS
61
Where something's always brewing? : TEAROOM
65
Relax : CHILLOUT
66
Quarrel ... or a feature of five answers in this puzzle : FALLINGOUT
67
World capital that's a setting for three Bond films : NASSAU
68
"See!" : ITOLDYOU
69
Doc Brown in the "Back to the Future" films : EMMETT
70
Frosted Flakes mascot : TONY
71
Clever comment : MOT
Down
1
PayPal funds, e.g. : ECASH
2
Kinda : SORTOF
3
Access card, say : ENTREE
4
Modest kiss : PECK
5
Lay off : IDLE
6
Escort to the door : SEEOUT
7
Some plugs : ADS
8
Santo Domingo is on one : ISLA
9
Give rise to : SPAWN
10
Continued : WENTON
11
Conquistador's quest : ELDORADO
12
Jai ___ : ALAI
13
Lopsided win : ROUT
15
Early second-century year : CII
20
Kit Carson, professionally : SCOUT
23
Ltr. addenda : PSS
26
Former White House nickname : RON
27
Enlarge a hole in : REAM
28
Lip : EDGE
30
Big eater : PIG
31
Plant, maybe : SPY
34
Marine eagle : ERNE
35
Rank : TIER
37
"___-Willow" (song from "The Mikado") : TIT
38
Unsuccessful '70s-'80s cause : ERA
39
Much film watching, e.g. : ESCAPISM
40
Awards show named for a TV network : ESPYS
42
Chem class may have one : LAB
45
Little battery : AAA
48
"Otherwise ..." : ORELSE
50
Food named six times in a children's number rhyme : POTATO
51
Assumed name : ANONYM
52
Kind of eyes : GOOGOO
54
Brilliance : ECLAT
57
Words from one who'd rather not call? : IMOUT
58
Case that may be treated with cream : ACNE
59
Phony : SHAM
60
Promote : TOUT
62
North Carolina university : ELON
63
Join (with) : ALLY
64
Cleanse (of) : RID
66
Toned : FIT

Answer summary: 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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