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New York Times, Thursday, August 11, 2011

Author:
Parker Lewis
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Parker Lewis

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Lewis. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jim Horne notes:

Wordplay has the remarkable story of this constructor and this puzzle.

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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0811 ( 22,556 )

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Across
1
Took off : ROSE
5
Princess in a Nintendo game series : ZELDA
10
Ones trying to increase circulation, for short? : EMTS
14
So-called Family City U.S.A. : OREM
15
It might have an attachment : EMAIL
16
One who 26-Across : PEST
17
3, 6, 11, 18, 27 ... : XSQUAREDPLUSTWO
20
"Caught ___!" : YOU
21
Ship's doctor, in slang : BONES
22
Joint U.S./Canada military org. : NORAD
23
Journalist on a mission? : EMBED
25
Jacket part : LINING
26
Bugs : ANNOYS
28
Some chip dip, informally : GUAC
30
Small, low island : CAY
31
Totally baked : LOCO
32
Casting director? : FISHER
34
4, 2, 4/3, 1, 4/5 ... : TWENTYOVERFIVEX
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Supports, with "up" : SHORES
41
Part of a slalom run : GATE
42
Lens holder, for short : CAM
45
Setting for Genesis 2:8-25 : EDEN
46
Scoffed : JEERED
48
Aladdin's home : ARABIA
50
Pop's ___ Vanilli : MILLI
51
Isn't lazy, say : TRIES
52
Gem : STONE
54
Alias : AKA
57
8, 1, -18, -55, -116 ... : NINEMINUSXCUBED
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First major publisher of board games in the U.S. : IVES
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Instruction sometimes followed by "repeat" : RINSE
62
Vehicle for Calvin and Hobbes : SLED
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Smart : PERT
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Neuters : SPAYS
65
Uncle ___ : BENS
Down
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Classic theater name : ROXY
2
Thereabouts : ORSO
3
Any of the clues for 17-, 34- or 57-Across : SEQUENCE
4
Bird whose name is a Midwest school's initials : EMU
5
Complete losers : ZEROES
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Improve : EMEND
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Put on : LADE
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Uncool sorts : DIPS
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"___ right" : ALL
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Printer brand : EPSON
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Standard of assessment : METRIC
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A language of South Africa : TSWANA
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Fuddy-duddy : STODGY
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Apt name for a nun? : ABBY
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Org. that won the 1965 Nobel Peace Prize : UNICEF
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Hindsights? : MOONS
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"The Wizard Of Oz" co-star : LAHR
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___-rock : ALT
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The time for action, often : NOW
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Presumption, in math : GIVEN
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Inhales, perhaps : USES
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Front for "front" : FORE
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Brightest star in Orion : RIGEL
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Belief in something bigger than oneself : THEISM
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Speaker of "Luke, when gone am I, the last of the Jedi will you be" : YODA
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In the answers to 17-, 34- and 57-Across, it was replaced in turn by 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 ... : VARIABLE
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Common French word with two accents : ETE
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Signed as an illiterate would : XED
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Cause of feline friskiness : CATNIP
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Show up : ARRIVE
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Down East native : MAINER
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Some spellings? : JINXES
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Monopoly util. : ELEC
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Ending with wilde- or harte- : BEEST
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Old-fashioned : MOSSY
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Do some barbering : SNIP
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___ salad : TUNA
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Gung-ho : KEEN
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Contributes : ADDS
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Form letters? : IRS
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Kind of port : USB

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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