New York Times, Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Author: John Farmer
Editor: Will Shortz
John Farmer
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 35 Missing: {GJQ} This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. Farmer. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Dacha or villa : ABODE
6. Rock used to make sparks : FLINT
11. Equine : horse :: vulpine : ___ : FOX
14. Unsophisticated sorts : RUBES
15. Storm tracker : RADAR
16. Dined : ATE
17. End-of-semester doings : EXAMS
18. With 61-Across, goal of Frederick Douglass and Harriet Beecher Stowe : ABOLITION
20. Big book : TOME
21. Disclosure to a loan applicant: Abbr. : APR
22. U.S. capital and environs : DCAREA
23. With 51-Across, presidential order signed on January 1, 1863 : EMANCIPATION
26. Hit it off with : TAKETO
27. Old Russian leaders : TSARS
31. Art movement for Picasso : CUBISM
34. Scrooge player Alastair : SIM
36. Stockyard call : MOO
37. With 39-Across, signer of the 23-/51-Across : ABRAHAM
39. See 37-Across : LINCOLN
42. Jetsam locale : SEA
43. Rapper with the #1 album "Hip Hop Is Dead" : NAS
45. Almost : NEARLY
46. ___-Detoo of "Star Wars" : ARTOO
49. Signs of spring : ROBINS
51. See 23-Across : PROCLAMATION
56. Acquired with little or no effort : CAMEBY
59. TV's Sue ___ Langdon : ANE
60. Romance : LOVE
61. See 18-Across : OFSLAVERY
63. "Holy Toledo!" : ZOWIE
64. "It's f-f-freezing!" : BRR
65. Salsa singer Cruz : CELIA
66. Lectern : STAND
67. Jazz style : BOP
68. Rickover known as the Father of the Nuclear Navy : HYMAN
69. Imbeciles : ASSES
1. Mountain ridge : ARETE
2. Big-bosomed : BUXOM
3. Time's Person of the Year for 2008 and 2012 : OBAMA
4. Loss of faculties : DEMENTIA
5. Beginning of summer? : ESS
6. Fruity iced beverage : FRAPPE
7. Runners of experiments : LABRATS
8. Nuptial vow : IDO
9. Old-time actress Nita : NALDI
10. Knit fabric in lingerie and swimwear : TRICOT
11. Like a fly ball off the foul pole : FAIR
12. Tribe encountered by Lewis and Clark : OTOE
13. Lucy Lawless title role : XENA
19. Bronzes : TANS
21. Quarterback Troy : AIKMAN
24. Legal tender : CASH
25. Labor : TOIL
28. Omnia vincit ___ : AMOR
29. Move on casters : ROLL
30. LG Electronics competitor : SONY
31. House in Havana : CASA
32. Above, in Berlin : UBER
33. Misbehaver : BRAT
35. Role for diminutive Verne Troyer in "Austin Powers" films : MINIME
38. Artist Chagall : MARC
40. "99 Luftballons" singer, 1984 : NENA
41. Made a random selection, in a way : CASTLOTS
44. Sunny rooms : SOLARIA
47. German auto make : OPEL
48. Jerry of stage and screen : ORBACH
50. Canopy tree : BANYAN
52. Comment from a kvetcher : OYVEY
53. Early Great Plains residents : IOWAS
54. Sheeplike : OVINE
55. Imperatives : NEEDS
56. All-time career batting average leader : COBB
57. Early Michael Jackson hairstyle : AFRO
58. Car sticker fig. : MSRP
62. Tree in many street names : ELM
63. When doubled, a Gabor : ZSA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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