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New York Times, Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Author: Joel Fagliano
Editor: Will Shortz
Joel Fagliano
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Fagliano. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0716 ( 23,261 )
Across Down
1. Musical genre for Ladysmith Black Mambazo : AFROPOP
8. Erik of "CHiPs" : ESTRADA
15. Scrubbers used in a 9-Down : LOOFAHS
16. Riot squad defenses : SHIELDS
17. Claim openly : PROFESS
18. Claim openly : CONFESS
19. Movie filming spot : SET
20. Bar member: Abbr. : ATT
21. Has debts : OWES
22. Kid-friendly card game : UNO
23. Fury : IRE
24. Chug's opposite : SIP
27. Washington baseball team, for short : NATS
30. One might be seen around a construction site : PROTRACTOR
34. Quadrennial athlete : OLYMPIAN
36. Temperamental : MOODY
37. "The spice of life" : VARIETY
38. Ohio college that was the first in the U.S. to award degrees to women : OBERLIN
40. Silly : INANE
41. Oscar winner for "Mystic River" and "Milk" : SEANPENN
42. One might be seen around a construction site : CONTRACTOR
45. Snick and ___ : SNEE
46. Forest creature in "The Lord of the Rings" : ENT
47. Like the N.B.A.'s Jason Collins, notably : GAY
48. '50s White House nickname : IKE
50. Practice for a prizefight : SPAR
52. RR stop : STA
53. Greek consonants : MUS
56. Fight back against : PROTEST
59. Fight back against : CONTEST
61. Smoke in a church : INCENSE
62. "Who wants to try?" : ANYBODY
63. Marsh plant : CATTAIL
64. Business, slangily : BEESWAX
1. Swiss peaks : ALPS
2. Cry after a bad swing : FORE
3. Carrot, radish or parsnip : ROOT
4. Out of whack : OFF
5. Song of praise : PAEAN
6. "You're flattering me too much!" : OHSTOPIT
7. Sibilant "Hey!" : PSST
8. Debutante's date : ESCORT
9. Locker room feature : SHOWER
10. Fork part : TINE
11. Makes calls on a basketball court : REFS
12. Ginger ___ : ALE
13. Tooth filler, for short : DDS
14. Idiot : ASS
22. Big money maker in Phila. : USMINT
23. Charged particle : ION
24. Like some bases or glances : STOLEN
25. I, in chemistry : IODINE
26. Hester of "The Scarlet Letter" : PRYNNE
27. Beginner : NOVICE
28. Support group that deals with codependency : ALANON
29. Tough boss to work for : TYRANT
31. Blu-___ Disc : RAY
32. "You've got that right!" : AMEN
33. Body of work for Agatha Christie? : CORPSE
35. Use binoculars, say : PEER
38. Antipoverty agcy. : OEO
39. Bing Crosby or Frank Sinatra, voicewise : BARITONE
41. Place that needs some serious cleaning : STY
43. Tennis's Andre : AGASSI
44. OPEC is one : CARTEL
49. "Gold Digger" rapper West : KANYE
50. Copy editor's mark : STET
51. 1980s All-Star catcher Tony : PENA
52. Fill-in for a striking worker : SCAB
53. Cat call : MEOW
54. Letters on meat packaging : USDA
55. River of Hades : STYX
56. Instagram upload, informally : PIC
57. Genetic material : RNA
58. Halloween mo. : OCT
60. Conan O'Brien's network : TBS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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