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New York Times, Thursday, July 14, 2011

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley and Ian Livengood
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.635213
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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554/12/20109/15/20164
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1.64371
Ian Livengood

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 35 Missing: {FGJVWXZ} Scrabble average: 1.93 This is puzzle # 149 for Mr. Quigley. This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Livengood. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jim Horne notes:

This seems to be a homage to one of my favorite crosswords by the great Manny Nosowsky. Mr. Quigley and Mr. Livengood do the master one better by including the parallel Ps to the left of the diagonal.

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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0714 ( 22,528 )
Across
1
Crew and others : SPORTS
7
Surface, as anger : BOILUP
13
Support, as a weak wrist : TAPEUP
14
Completely cut off : INSULAR
16
County of Utica, N.Y. : ONEIDA
17
Where to find a date : PALMTREE
19
Good behavior : MANNERS
21
Cool : HIP
22
Oil amts. : QTS
23
Berry used as a dietary supplement : ACAI
24
Sound on a trail : CLOP
26
Wise words? : QUIP
27
It's snapped on a gridiron : CHINSTRAP
30
"Who?," e.g. : QUERY
31
Stevie Wonder's "I Was Made to Love ___" : HER
32
Blood's counterpart : CRIP
33
" " : QUOTES
34
Top hat, cane or monocle : PROP
35
Thigh muscle, informally : QUAD
36
It might result in a wrongful lockup : BADRAP
39
Classic Nestlé brand : QUIK
40
Neat freak's condition, e.g., for short : OCD
43
Madison Ave. figure : ADREP
44
"Oh, that's definite" : QUITESURE
46
Betty ___ : BOOP
47
Topic for debate: Abbr. : QUES
48
It has boys aged 13 to 18 : ETON
49
He said "Art is a fruit that grows in man, like a fruit on a plant" : ARP
50
Who, in France : QUI
51
Good behavior ... or a hint to two lines of letters in this puzzle : PSANDQS
54
Some Carnegie Hall performances : RECITALS
57
"Certainly, Monsieur!" : OUIOUI
58
Crossword editors, some say : SADISTS
59
PC communications link : TELNET
60
One not with the Church of England : PAPIST
61
Like some bad driving conditions : SLEETY
Down
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Stand : STOMACH
2
Flamboyance : PANACHE
3
Like a classical Greek theater : OPENAIR
4
Control : REININ
5
Cheekiness, slangily : TUDE
6
Lightly box : SPAR
7
Marcel Marceau character : BIP
8
How some ground balls may be fielded : ONAHOP
9
Town on the south shore of Long Island : ISLIP
10
Group (together) : LUMP
11
Last: Abbr. : ULT
12
Decorative floor : PARQUET
15
Call it a day : RETIRE
18
Awards show for athletes : ESPYS
20
Money substitute : SCRIP
25
What cats do ... or sit on : LAP
26
Q.E.D. part : QUOD
28
Treat for Spot : SCRAP
29
St. Pete ball field, with "the" : TROP
30
California worry : QUAKE
33
Call it a day : QUIT
34
Test ___ : PREP
35
Cereal with a propeller-headed mascot : QUISP
36
"Histoire de ___," first in a popular series of children's books : BABAR
37
Digs : ADORES
38
Enlarged letter at the start of a chapter : DROPCAP
39
Canadian prov. : QUE
40
Bested : OUTDONE
41
Low-stakes game? : CROQUET
42
Mass divided by volume : DENSITY
44
Winter layers : QUILTS
45
Doting : SENILE
47
Prefix with judicial : QUASI
50
Wax remover : QTIP
52
Ones often calling the shots? : SOTS
53
Jean who wrote "The Shelters of Stone" : AUEL
55
The Gem State: Abbr. : IDA
56
Display at the Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum, for short : SST

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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