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New York Times, Thursday, August 20, 2015

Gas station supply ... or what can be found eight times in this puzzle?

Author:
Jules P. Markey
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jules P. Markey

This puzzle:

Rows: 16, Columns: 15 Words: 83, Blocks: 40 This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Markey.
Jules P. Markey notes:
This is my tenth puzzle published in the NYT, a personal milestone, and if I've learned one thing at this point in my short ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Nice idea for a rebus, AIR getting COMPRESSED into a single square. Since so many rebus puzzle have been done by now, my strong ... read more
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© 2015, The New York Times8/20/15 ( No. 24,026 )
Across
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Bagatelle : BAUBLE
7
It often starts in Sept. : SCH
10
Buffalo-to-Burlington dir. : ENE
13
Intoxicated, say : IMPAIRED
14
Sustainer : UPHOLDER
16
"It can wait" : NOTNOW
17
Great Plains tunneler : PRAIRIEDOG
18
Boy taking a bow : EROS
19
Teeny : ITSY
21
Bridges : SPANS
22
X : TEN
23
Red state? : SNIT
24
QB stat: Abbr. : ATT
25
It's a no-no : SIN
27
They rarely cover more than two feet in one day : PAIROFSOCKS
32
Like the breeds Kerry Hill and English Leicester : OVINE
34
___ Tomé : SAO
35
Last option on some survey questions : NONE
36
San Fran team : NINERS
38
One-third of a fire safety instruction : DROP
40
Party to Nafta: Abbr. : MEX
41
What "..." may mean: Abbr. : ETC
42
Woodworker's groove : DADO
44
Philadelphia university : TEMPLE
46
Roll in the hay? : BALE
48
Job for a repo man : TOW
49
First-year law course : TORTS
50
Visionary : CLAIRVOYANT
53
It can make a row : HOE
54
Alternative to the USD : EUR
55
What sailors breathe : SEAAIR
57
'60s antiwar grp. : SDS
60
Bouquet : SCENT
63
German boy's name meaning "wealthy" : OTTO
64
One of a geographical septet : ASIA
65
Do-it-yourselfer's activity : HOMEREPAIR
67
One of the Kennedys : ROBERT
69
Charges, as with a responsibility : ENTRUSTS
70
Walk laboriously : TRUDGE
71
Retreats : LAIRS
72
Vetoes : NOS
73
Sibling duo in "Lady, Be Good!," 1924 : ASTAIRES
Down
1
I.Q. test pioneer : BINET
2
Andrea Bocelli's 2006 platinum-selling album : AMORE
3
1943 Pulitzer-winning novelist for "Dragon's Teeth" : UPTONSINCLAIR
4
Wee 'uns in Scotland : BAIRNS
5
"Seinfeld" uncle : LEO
6
Astronomer Hubble : EDWIN
7
Complimentary adjective for a grandpa : SPRY
8
Easy ___ : CHAIR
9
Raises : HOISTS
10
Ancient Norse work : EDDA
11
10 on a table : NEON
12
Physics units : ERGS
14
1970s TV series set at 165 Eaton Place : UPSTAIRSDOWNSTAIRS
15
Subatomic particle : LEPTON
20
Line on a restaurant check : TIP
23
Edgar Bergen's dummy of old radio : SNERD
24
In progress : AFOOT
26
Elephant's tail? : INE
28
Sculler's implement : OAR
29
Gas station supply ... or what can be found eight times in this puzzle? : COMPRESSEDAIR
30
Prepared to engage? : KNELT
31
Classifies in one of two groups, in a way : SEXES
32
End of an era? : ONEBC
33
Essential : VITAL
37
Mythical hybrid : SATYR
39
Common allergen : PETHAIR
43
1950 film noir starring Edmond O'Brien : DOA
45
Repeated word finishing "Everywhere a ..." : MOO
47
Leveling tool : EVENER
51
Best in a race : OUTRUN
52
Vietnamese New Year : TET
56
Main line : AORTA
58
Tune you're unlikely to dance to : DIRGE
59
Fills : SATES
60
Silverstein who wrote "A Boy Named Sue" : SHEL
61
1997 Nicolas Cage film : CONAIR
62
Producers of many revivals, for short : EMTS
63
Decides (to) : OPTS
64
Be contiguous : ABUT
66
That: Sp. : ESO
68
Hosp. areas : ORS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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