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New York Times, Saturday, January 12, 2013

Author: Doug Peterson and Brad Wilber
Editor: Will Shortz
Doug Peterson
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402/20/200610/11/201621
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1.62200
Brad Wilber
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492/19/20056/4/201623
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1.60001

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 25 Missing: {QVZ} Spans: 4, (2 double stacks) This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Peterson. This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. Wilber. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Birder's reward : SIGHTING
9. Amount of olives : JARFUL
15. Not nervous at all : ASLOOSEASAGOOSE
17. They might make a dog run : CHAINLINKFENCES
18. On-air hobbyists? : HAMS
19. Inspire warm feelings about : ENDEAR
20. Aristotle's "___ Rhetorica" : ARS
21. Select : ELITE
23. Suffix with cannon : EER
24. Oil deposit problem : ACNE
25. Sports org. with the Colorado Rapids : MLS
26. Jester's locale : COURT
29. Shortbread flavorer : PECAN
30. Much paperwork : FORMS
31. Be in the can : DOTIME
32. "If you can find a better car, buy it" pitchman : IACOCCA
35. Like some fake redheads : HENNAED
36. "___ Heart" (1988 Whoopi Goldberg film) : CLARAS
37. Fit for the road, say : HONDA
38. Promising location : ALTAR
39. ___ macchiato : LATTE
40. "Deo vindice" was its motto: Abbr. : CSA
43. In the wrong business? : NOSY
44. Litter critter : CUB
45. Ooh and aah, e.g. : REACT
47. Big 12 sch. : TCU
48. Emulates Chicken Little : PANICS
51. Pico Mountain innovation of 1940 : TBAR
52. 1992 chick-lit best seller set in Phoenix : WAITINGTOEXHALE
55. "Different strokes for different folks" : ITTAKESALLKINDS
56. Like many measuring spoons : NESTED
57. Air : TELECAST
1. Algonquian chief : SACHEM
2. Promising start? : ISHALL
3. One of Macbeth's thanedoms : GLAMIS
4. Jack or forklift : HOIST
5. Exaggerated workload : TON
6. Key : ISLE
7. Foreign refusal : NEIN
8. Look-sees : GANDERS
9. "Aladdin" villain : JAFAR
10. Smoking, say : AGER
11. Wood or Underwood : RON
12. Thick base for pizza : FOCACCIA
13. Connection requirement, at times : USERNAME
14. Fell off : LESSENED
16. Activity with traps : SKEET
22. Green jam ingredient? : ECOCAR
24. Fortune 100 company named after a smoker : AETNA
27. "The Two Towers" army : ORCS
28. Portrayer of June in "Henry & June" : UMA
29. Weigh : PONDER
30. Venture : FORAY
31. Dimple : DENT
32. Sad sack's lament : ICANTWIN
33. Earmark : ALLOCATE
34. Wear for some superheroines : CATSUITS
35. Like chop-shop cars : HOT
37. Element : HABITAT
39. Pair in a cage : LUNGS
40. Place to change trunks : CABANA
41. Barista's injuries : SCALDS
42. Stationary : ATREST
44. Did a rush job on? : CANED
46. Code of conduct : ETHIC
48. Anti-cavalry weapon : PIKE
49. ___ Hamels, 2008 World Series M.V.P. : COLE
50. Move through a market : SELL
53. Body image, briefly : TAT
54. Vintage Jaguar : XKE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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