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New York Times, Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Author: Jean O'Conor
Editor: Will Shortz
Jean O'Conor
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. O'Conor. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0723 ( 23,268 )
Across Down
1. Verizon FiOS and EarthLink, briefly : ISPS
5. Feet, in slang : DOGS
9. Leadership positions : HELMS
14. Face on a coin of A.D. 64 : NERO
15. "Git!" : SHOO
16. Online outlay : ECASH
17. *Abrupt reversals of opinion : FLIPFLOPS
19. Get stuck (in) : LODGE
20. Madagascar mammal : LEMUR
21. Grits, essentially : HOMINY
23. *Uninjured, after "in" : ONEPIECE
26. *Hoosegow : COOLER
29. Card game for two : WAR
30. Red and white stoppers? : CORKS
32. Doozy : LULU
33. Singer Julius of early TV : LAROSA
35. Styptic pencil targets : NICKS
36. *Scandal damage control : COVERUP
39. *Across-the-board : BLANKET
41. Les ___-Unis : ETATS
42. Overprivileged 6-year-old of children's lit : ELOISE
44. Ship records : LOGS
45. Virginia Woolf's "___ of One's Own" : AROOM
46. Play charades : ACT
49. *Ghostly figures : SHADES
51. *Kind of insurance policy : UMBRELLA
54. Blowouts : BASHES
56. What steam coming out of the ears may signify in a cartoon : ANGER
57. Lineup on a computer screen : ICONS
59. One packing up the answers to the seven starred clues, maybe : BEACHGOER
62. Chop to bits : MINCE
63. Sunbathe too long : BURN
64. Language spoken around Loch Ness : ERSE
65. U.P.S. alternative : FEDEX
66. Whirl : SPIN
67. Creepy look : LEER
1. Amount received, as of cash : INFLOW
2. Actress Gomez : SELENA
3. First layer of furniture protection : PRIMER
4. Absorb : SOPUP
5. Web access inits. : DSL
6. Jolly exclamation : OHO
7. Tunneling rodents : GOPHERS
8. Garnering a "meh," say : SOSO
9. Prefix with -tropic : HELIO
10. Bygone Ford van : ECONOLINE
11. Figure invoked in casinos : LADYLUCK
12. E-mail or letter: Abbr. : MSG
13. "Ain't ___ Sweet" (song classic) : SHE
18. It's "Black" once a year: Abbr. : FRI
22. Ed Sullivan and others, informally : MCS
24. Beige-ish : ECRU
25. Mini ___ : COOPER
27. Hollywood's Sommer : ELKE
28. Sign of industrial decay : RUST
31. Explosion sound : KABOOM
33. 1983 David Bowie #1 hit : LETSDANCE
34. Ovid's "___ Amatoria" : ARS
35. "Daughters" rapper : NAS
36. Cartoon frames : CELS
37. Texter's "Then again ..." : OTOH
38. Wayfarer : VAGABOND
40. Arm or leg : LIMB
43. Make a mess of : LOUSEUP
45. Volcanic spew : ASH
46. Losing side in a 2000 Supreme Court ruling : ALGORE
47. "Monty Python" comic John : CLEESE
48. Roof worker, of a sort : TARRER
50. County NE of London : ESSEX
52. Pep rally cry : RAH
53. NBC newsman Richard : ENGEL
55. Recedes : EBBS
57. Global economic oversight org. : IMF
58. Inc., in France : CIE
60. D-backs, on scoreboards : ARI
61. Home of "The Situation Room" : CNN

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

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