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New York Times, Thursday, August 8, 2013

Author:
Daniel A. Finan
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Daniel A. Finan

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Finan. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0808 ( 23,284 )
Across
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It wraps scraps : DOGGYBAG
9
Scratches, say : PAWSAT
15
Unlocked, as a computer file : ERASABLE
16
Saws : AXIOMS
17
J : FISHHOOK
18
Apartment dweller, e.g. : LESSEE
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Transvestite of song : LOLA
20
Loud laughs : YUKS
22
Third neighbor? : SHORT
23
Cellphone feature : ALARM
25
Backup singer's syllable : OOH
27
Eighth-day rite : BRIS
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Source of the phrase "brave new world," with "The" : TEMPEST
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Splitting headache? : DIVORCE
33
Subj. of psychological experiments with inconclusive results : ESP
34
Dirty : SOIL
36
Skater Harding and others : TONYAS
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U : HORSESHOE
39
Downsized : SHRUNK
42
Was overcome with embarrassment, in slang : DIED
43
Goat sound : MAA
46
Does perfunctorily, as a performance : MAILSIN
48
Openly state : PROFESS
50
Letters on a stamp : USDA
51
Scand. land : NOR
53
Parts of an "Old MacDonald" verse : OINKS
54
Mughal Empire rulers : SHAHS
56
Related : TOLD
59
Parks in a bus : ROSA
60
Beggars of a sort : HOBOES
62
X : TIREIRON
64
Gettysburg Address, e.g. : EULOGY
65
Neat and trim : CLEANCUT
66
Trample : STEPON
67
1994 film that spawned a TV series : STARGATE
Down
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Collapse : DEFLATE
2
Division rivals of the Rays : ORIOLES
3
Quaint illumination : GASLAMP
4
A flat is the same as this : GSHARP
5
Derisive response : YAH
6
Hip-hop devotee, in old slang : BBOY
7
Baseball's Felipe : ALOU
8
Gordon ___, "Wall Street" character : GEKKO
9
Fraternize, with "around" : PAL
10
Alternatives to saws : AXES
11
Y : WISHBONE
12
"My bad" : SOSORRY
13
"Another name for opportunity," per Ralph Waldo Emerson : AMERICA
14
Trypanosomiasis transmitters : TSETSES
21
Roll at a nursery : SOD
24
Accelerator particles : MESONS
26
This way : HITHER
29
Oscar-winning screenwriter for "The Social Network" : SORKIN
30
"___ the last rose of summer" (Thomas Moore poem starter) : TIS
32
Activity with dolls : VOODOO
35
Was up : LED
37
O : HULAHOOP
38
Test the temperature of, in a way : SIP
39
Presses together : SMUSHES
40
Negotiate : HASHOUT
41
Tamed, as a stallion : RIDABLE
43
Mediterranean resort island, to locals : MENORCA
44
Proposes a date to : ASKSOUT
45
Armand of "Private Benjamin" : ASSANTE
47
"Just kidding!" : NOT
49
Dismissal : FIRING
52
Strenuous college programs, for short : ROTCS
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___ lily : SEGO
57
Light air : LILT
58
"The Sopranos" actress ___ de Matteo : DREA
61
Prefix with fuel : SYN
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Location of the tragus : EAR

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

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