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New York Times, Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Author: Sarah Keller
Editor: Will Shortz
Sarah Keller
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {KQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 50 for Ms. Keller. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
JimH notes: This is Sarah Keller's 50th NYT crossword.
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0814 ( 23,290 )
Across Down
1. ___ Mesa, Calif. : COSTA
6. Legs on an insect or strings on a guitar : HEXAD
11. Decryption org. : NSA
14. Square dance group, e.g. : OCTET
15. ___ curiae (friends of the court) : AMICI
16. Done, to Donne : OER
17. Author Zora ___ Hurston : NEALE
18. Sells in the stands : VENDS
19. Insult, slangily : DIS
20. Norwegian import in the dairy case : JARLSBERGCHEESE
23. Windsor's locale: Abbr. : ONT
24. Bit of ink, for short : TAT
25. "Aw, hell!" : DAMN
26. Some book jacket blurbs : BIOS
28. Links : GOLFCOURSE
33. Not so risky : SAFER
35. Youngest 600-homer man, informally : AROD
36. You can hardly believe it : FLIMSYALIBI
41. Oscar winner Jannings : EMIL
42. Inappropriate for the easily offended, say : NONPC
45. Bit of equipment for an outdoor kids' game : WIFFLEBALL
51. Help (out) : BAIL
52. Electronically scored duel : EPEE
53. Western treaty grp. : OAS
55. ___-Blo fuse : SLO
56. What 20-, 28-, 36- and 45-Across are : THINGSWITHHOLES
62. Cranberry locale : BOG
63. Carlos Danger, e.g. : ALIAS
64. Lavatory sign : INUSE
65. ___ Taylor (clothier) : ANN
66. Beatnik's percussion : BONGO
67. Ring-tailed primate : LEMUR
68. ___ judicata : RES
69. "S.N.L." bit : SPOOF
70. Northern Scandinavians : LAPPS
1. Scams : CONJOBS
2. Where Polynesia is : OCEANIA
3. Go from square one : STARTOFF
4. Blow the whistle, so to speak : TELL
5. "This is only ___" : ATEST
6. Can't help but : HAVETO
7. E.M.T. part: Abbr. : EMER
8. Ped ___ : XING
9. Aussie rockers with a knickers-clad lead guitarist : ACDC
10. Potluck choice : DISH
11. Spouse's refusal : NODEAR
12. Earth movers? : SEISMS
13. Literary sleuth ___ Lupin : ARSENE
21. Do a supermarket task : BAG
22. Ending of many an e-mail address : EDU
27. French seasoning : SEL
29. Grammy-winning Eric Clapton tune : LAYLA
30. ___ diavolo : FRA
31. Potter or Klink: Abbr. : COL
32. Valhalla ruler : ODIN
34. Cambodian currency : RIEL
37. Marseilles Mrs. : MME
38. Bro, for one : SIB
39. Flapper's do : BOB
40. Struggling at the plate, say : INASLUMP
43. Amasses, as debt : PILESUP
44. Sales pros : CLOSERS
45. Party room fixture : WETBAR
46. "The Internet in your pocket" sloganeer, once : IPHONE
47. Fakes : FEIGNS
48. Sedge locale : FEN
49. Many : LOTSOF
50. "Well, ___-di-dah" : LAH
54. Participant in 1-Down : SHILL
57. Chews the rag : GABS
58. Zero-star fare : SLOP
59. Rotgut buyer, perhaps : WINO
60. To whom Brabantio says "Thou art a villain" : IAGO
61. Fit for drafting : ONEA

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

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