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New York Times, Friday, July 8, 2016

Author:
Barry C. Silk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Barry C. Silk

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 92 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Barry C. Silk notes:
I really don't have noteworthy to say about the puzzle. The only thing I remember is that I noticed BLACK FRIDAY and CYBER MONDAY had ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
A strong triple-stack of 11-letter answers kicking off the puzzle, BLACK FRIDAY / TITANIUM ORE / WAITING AREA really fun. I'm a ... read more
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© 2016, The New York TimesNo. 0708 ( 24,349 )

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Across
1
Preceder of 64-Across on the calendar : BLACKFRIDAY
12
It may justify things : TAB
15
Ilmenite is the chief one : TITANIUMORE
16
Winner of the first three Fiesta Bowls, for short : ASU
17
Airport terminal feature : WAITINGAREA
18
Radio frequency abbr. : KHZ
19
Scrap : ORT
20
Discoverer of New Zealand : TASMAN
21
"I can't believe that!" : GEEZ
22
Liberty's home, for short : MSG
23
4-Downs, south of the border : GATOS
25
Site of Akbar the Great's tomb : AGRA
28
Article in El País : LAS
31
Release? : SUBLET
34
Parts of cross-shaped churches : TRANSEPTS
37
He worked for Hershey in the 1910s-'20s : REESE
38
Quaint getaway destination : BEDANDBREAKFAST
40
Bring down : ABASE
41
Officially gives up : SIGNSOVER
42
More compact : TERSER
44
Dutch oven, e.g. : POT
45
1995 Emmy winner Sofer : RENA
46
Less adorned : BARER
48
Highway hazard : ICE
50
Laverne and Shirley, e.g. : PALS
52
Lumber mill employee : SAWYER
55
World of Warcraft figure : HAG
58
Bud abroad : AMI
59
Port authority? : WINESTEWARD
61
World of Warcraft figure : IMP
62
Name that went down in history? : ANDREADORIA
63
Buns, for example : DOS
64
Follower of 1-Across on the calendar : CYBERMONDAY
Down
1
Vitamin a.k.a. riboflavin : BTWO
2
Story teller : LIAR
3
Having a scrap : ATIT
4
Stealthy sort : CAT
5
Sweaters and such : KNITS
6
Got via guile : FINAGLED
7
Kirmans, e.g. : RUGS
8
Certain prayer leader : IMAM
9
Rapper wrapper? : DORAG
10
22-Across and others : ARENAS
11
Motion supporter : YEA
12
Departs : TAKESLEAVE
13
Court legend : ASHE
14
Dreaded game show sound : BUZZ
21
Antedate : GOBEFORE
22
Civil War battle site : MANASSAS
24
Largest minority in Bulgaria : TURKS
25
Single chance? : ATBAT
26
Duck lookalike : GREBE
27
Spots for air traffic controllers : RADARBLIPS
29
They may precede high-speed chases, in brief : APBS
30
Peel : STRIP
32
European city whose name means "eat" : ESSEN
33
Bright swimmer : TETRA
35
Part of a mean mien : SNEER
36
One of Utah's state symbols : SEGO
39
Civil War battle site : ANTIETAM
43
Like hashish or shoe wax : RESINY
47
Soul mate? : RANDB
49
Philosophy : CREDO
50
Bookkeeper's stamp : PAID
51
It's loaded : AMMO
53
"___ live!" : WERE
54
W.W. I battle site : YSER
55
With 60-Down, gotten by great effort : HARD
56
"Eri tu," but not "Eres Tú" : ARIA
57
Oz salutation : GDAY
59
New Mexico State's athletic grp. : WAC
60
See 55-Down : WON

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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