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New York Times, Thursday, July 26, 2012

Author:
Joel Fagliano
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joel Fagliano

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 16 Words: 81, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JXZ} Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzlemakers This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Fagliano. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jim Horne notes:

Rebus square are read as double-U going Across and as W going Down.

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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0726 ( 22,906 )
Across
1
White-robed figure of Greek mythology : FATE
5
Many an ad buy : TVSPOT
11
Hindu scripture : VEDA
15
1975 Tony winner for Best Play : EQUUS
16
Bring back on : REHIRE
17
Target of some sprays : ODOR
18
Ones coming from the Arc de Triomphe? : RUES
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Situated somewhere between two extremes : ONACONTINUUM
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It orbited Earth 86,331 times : MIR
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Brief promises? : IOUS
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Urge to attack : SICON
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Forever : INPERPETUUM
28
European blackbirds : MERLS
30
Home of Literature Nobelist Sigrid Undset : OSLO
31
Give approval : SAYOK
33
Station : STOP
34
73-Across units: Abbr. : LBS
36
"Family Guy" wife : LOIS
38
Goofus : OAF
39
"Capeesh?" : DOYOUUNDERSTAND
44
Torque symbol : TAU
45
Echelon : TIER
46
Plastic surgeon's concern : SAG
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Lead-in to boy : ATTA
49
1894 opera set in Alexandria : THAIS
52
Jackson 5 features, slangily : FROS
55
Gymnasium floor choice : MAPLE
57
Will-o'-the-wisp : IGNISFATUUS
60
Lottery picks : BALLS
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They may be drawn from a 63-Across : ALES
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See 62-Across : TAP
64
Like some bags of food : VACUUMSEALED
67
Tea party attendee in "Alice in Wonderland" : HARE
68
"Ah, yes" : ISEE
69
Ceremony for a newborn : NAMING
70
Colorful dress : MUUMUU
71
Hideout : NEST
72
Rays' home, informally : STPETE
73
Figure in Newton's second law : MASS
Down
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Unit of length that's roughly the diameter of a proton : FERMI
2
Time's 1986 Woman of the Year : AQUINO
3
Jerks : TWERPS
4
Poet's ending? : ESS
5
Go together as a group : TROOP
6
Music halls, e.g. : VENUES
7
California county : SHASTA
8
Shot : PIC
9
"El tiempo es ___" (Spanish proverb) : ORO
10
Beauty marks? : TENS
11
Bass and soprano : VOICES
12
Best pal in a 1950s sitcom : EDNORTON
13
Many a modern purchase : DOWNLOAD
14
Gulf of Finland vis-à-vis the Baltic Sea : ARM
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QB Tebow : TIM
22
Pioneering 1950 Isaac Asimov book : IROBOT
25
___ May Clampett of 1960s TV : ELLY
26
Noah of "ER" : WYLE
27
Heath : MOOR
29
Lotion letters : SPF
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Meet face-to-face? : KISS
35
"M*A*S*H" Emmy winner : SWIT
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Mans : STAFFS
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Researcher's electronic tool : DATABASE
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Surpasses : OUTPACES
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"M*A*S*H" drink : NEHI
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Bummer : DRAG
43
Locale in "Slumdog Millionaire" : AGRA
44
Top for one who says "Top o' the mornin'"? : TAM
48
Totally wrong : ALLWET
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How Perry Mason often caught the guilty : INALIE
51
Not providing any hints, say : SILENT
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River to the St. Lawrence : OTTAWA
54
Has a hive mentality? : SWARMS
56
American ___ : ELM
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Water chestnut, e.g. : SEDGE
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Expels forcibly : SPEWS
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Identity theft targets: Abbr. : SSNS
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Sportscaster Scully : VIN
65
Parent's order : EAT
66
Stage item : AMP
67
"I wonder ..." : HMM

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

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