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New York Times, Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Author:
Michael Shteyman
Editor:
Will Shortz
Wassily ___, Russian-American Nobelist in Economics
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Michael Shteyman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Z} Puzzle has duplicate clues. This is puzzle # 48 for Mr. Shteyman. Wednesday freshness: 95%
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© 2012, The New York Times9/19/12 ( No. 22,961 )
Across
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___-on-Don, Russian port of 1+ million : ROSTOV
7
Tycoon, informally : FATCAT
13
Theoretically : ONPAPER
15
Maryland state symbol : ORIOLE
16
Wassily ___, Russian-American Nobelist in Economics : LEONTIEF
18
Like the Kremlin : ORNATE
19
Comics outburst : ACK
20
Conservative leader? : NEO
21
Divulges : LETSON
22
Nouri al-Maliki, for one : IRAQI
25
Pro ___ : FORMA
27
Highest-rated : TOP
28
They may be sold by the dozen : DONUTS
30
Desirous look : LEER
31
"Third Uncle" singer : ENO
32
When repeated, cry after an award is bestowed : SPEECH
33
Alphabet run : MNO
34
Clay pigeon launcher : TRAP
35
End of the saying : SHAMEONME
38
Persevering, say : ATIT
41
Dictionnaire entry : MOT
42
Shade of red : CERISE
46
Single dose? : DAT
47
"Got milk?" cry, perhaps : MEOW
48
Cerumen : EARWAX
49
"For hire" org. of the 1930s : WPA
50
Picker-upper : TONIC
52
Watts in a film projector? : NAOMI
53
Drill instructors? : OILMEN
55
What may be caught with bare hands? : CAB
57
Treadmill setting : JOG
58
Half : MOIETY
59
It's not required : ELECTIVE
62
Info on a personal check: Abbr. : ACCTNO
63
Mandela portrayer in "Invictus," 2009 : FREEMAN
64
Long Island county : NASSAU
65
Certain race entry : GOCART
Down
1
Product whose commercials ran for a spell on TV? : ROLAIDS
2
Undiversified, as a farm : ONECROP
3
Expo '74 locale : SPOKANE
4
Go for the bronze? : TAN
5
Go (for) : OPT
6
Red Cross hot line? : VEIN
7
Start of a four-part saying : FOOLMEONCE
8
Unpaid debt : ARREAR
9
Window treatment : TINT
10
Ride up and down? : COASTER
11
City in the Alleghenies : ALTOONA
12
Justin Bieber's genre : TEENPOP
14
Ship hazard : REEF
17
Part 3 of the saying : FOOLMETWICE
23
Search : QUEST
24
Intense desire : ITCH
26
Silver State city : RENO
29
Part 2 of the saying : SHAMEONYOU
34
Latin land : TERRA
36
Create an open-ended view? : MOON
37
Stand for : MEAN
38
Lady pitcher : ADWOMAN
39
Pudding thickener : TAPIOCA
40
It leans to the right : ITALICS
43
Setting for Clint Eastwood's "Flags of Our Fathers" : IWOJIMA
44
Russian urn : SAMOVAR
45
Urgent : EXIGENT
47
Italian tourist attraction, in brief : MTETNA
51
Leg part : CALF
54
Team that got a new ballpark in 2009 : METS
56
Ship hazard : BERG
60
Corp. head : CEO
61
Sleuth, informally : TEC

Answer summary:
5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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