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New York Times, Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Author: Robyn Weintraub
Editor: Will Shortz
Robyn Weintraub
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Weintraub. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0717 ( 23,262 )
Across Down
1. "S.N.L." piece : SKIT
5. Lost ___ ("Peter Pan" group) : BOYS
9. Jam-pack : CROWD
14. Yma Sumac's homeland : PERU
15. "___ and away!" : UPUP
16. Lieutenant under Kirk : UHURA
17. Longtime computer operating system : UNIX
18. Fashion's Oscar ___ Renta : DELA
19. Doughnut order, perhaps : DOZEN
20. Start of a flower lover's poetic lament : ROSESARERED
23. Word on a dollar : ONE
24. No rocket scientist : DOPE
25. Fish story : TALE
27. Lament, part 2 : VIOLETSAREBLUE
33. Valance holder : ROD
34. Sunrise direction, in Sonora : ESTE
35. Part of a posy, maybe : DAISY
36. K-5: Abbr. : ELEM
38. Unfrizzed, say : TAMED
41. Class ring datum : YEAR
42. Make use of : AVAIL
44. "___ expert, but ..." : IMNO
46. Horse race rarity : TIE
47. Lament, part 3 : POLLENISBADFOR
51. Pilots' announcements, in brief : ETAS
52. Parisian possessive : ATOI
53. Tassel spot : CAP
56. Lament, part 4 : MYALLERGIES
61. Flee via ladder, stereotypically : ELOPE
63. They're sweeter than sweet potatoes : YAMS
64. Dance at some weddings : HORA
65. Corporate shake-up, for short : REORG
66. Bird feeder fill : SUET
67. Mattress size : TWIN
68. End of the lament : ACHOO
69. Figures affected by point spreads : ODDS
70. Picnic race need : SACK
1. Boot accessory : SPUR
2. Game with Ping-Pong-like balls : KENO
3. Pupil's place : IRIS
4. So-called "penguin suit" : TUXEDO
5. Capital on the Danube : BUDAPEST
6. "The Pirates of Penzance," e.g. : OPERETTA
7. Traditional season for eggnog : YULE
8. Enemy of Athens in the Peloponnesian War : SPARTA
9. Got very close and comfy : CUDDLED
10. Fraternity "P" : RHO
11. Anise-flavored liqueur : OUZO
12. P. C. ___, "Beau Geste" novelist : WREN
13. Greenlander, by citizenship : DANE
21. Dover ___ : SOLE
22. "Tin" body part : EAR
26. Site with a "Buy It Now" option : EBAY
27. Car make whose name means "I roll" in Latin : VOLVO
28. Rating a 10, say : IDEAL
29. Weigh station visitors : SEMIS
30. Be dishonest with : LIETO
31. Carrier name of 1979-97 : USAIR
32. Brontë heroine : EYRE
33. Gather in : REAP
37. Number on a marathon marker : MILE
39. Preserved like Lenin : EMBALMED
40. They're ordered in many courtroom dramas : DNATESTS
43. "Hands off!" : LETMEGO
45. Reminder that the laundry needs doing : ODOR
48. Roll-call vote : NAY
49. End of a parental veto : ISAYSO
50. Combats : FIGHTS
53. Michael of "Juno" : CERA
54. Baldwin of "30 Rock" : ALEC
55. Bear who dreams of "hunny" : POOH
57. Sing the praises of : LAUD
58. Caucus state : IOWA
59. Comical Idle : ERIC
60. Made, as a putt : SANK
62. Virtuoso : PRO

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

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