New York Times, Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Author: Peter A. Collins
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter A. Collins
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 67 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 23,079
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1. Switch's partner : BAIT
5. Defeatist's words : ICANT
10. Velcro component : HOOK
14. It extends from the elbow : ULNA
15. Futile : NOUSE
16. Approximately : ORSO
17. Expected outcome : NORM
18. Pillowcase go-with : SHEET
19. Cavils : NITS
20. 1973 film for which John Houseman was named Best Supporting Actor : THEPAPERCHASE
23. Melancholy : SAD
24. Soviet launch of 1986 : MIR
25. Like some restaurants : ETHNIC
28. Shortest paths : DIRECTROUTES
31. Surfer girl, maybe : WAHINE
34. Grp. that suspended Honduras in 2009 : OAS
35. Bird: Prefix : AVI
36. Egg: Sp. : HUEVO
37. Serling or Steiger : ROD
38. Eucharist plate : PATEN
40. Slip up : ERR
41. Chat room inits. : AOL
42. Sunday best : FINERY
43. Igor, for one : LABASSISTANT
47. Column base : PLINTH
48. Slugger Mel : OTT
49. Squeal (on) : RAT
52. Blindsided : CAUGHTUNAWARE
56. Hip-hopper's home : CRIB
58. Treat again, as a sprain : REICE
59. Up to the challenge : ABLE
60. Guy : DUDE
61. Regions : AREAS
62. "Like that'll ever happen" : IBET
63. Film unit : REEL
64. Things spun by old salts : YARNS
65. Something hidden in 20-, 28-, 43- and 52-Across ... or landed with the help of 1-, 10-, 37- and 63-Across : FISH
1. Baseball taps : BUNTS
2. "Welcome to Honolulu!" : ALOHA
3. How losses appear on a ledger : INRED
4. Pat (down) : TAMP
5. Motivate : INSPIRE
6. Stick together : COHERE
7. Violinist Leopold : AUER
8. Fraction of a fraction of a min. : NSEC
9. Ties : TETHERS
10. Main part of Japan : HONSHU
11. Get situated : ORIENTATE
12. German direction : OST
13. Bout-ending slugs : KOS
21. ___ acid : AMINO
22. ___ Z : ATO
26. "If ___ catch you ...!" : IEVER
27. TV spinoff of 2004 : CSINY
28. Stock payout: Abbr. : DIV
29. Loses ardor : COOLS
30. Smidgen : TAD
31. Young dog : WHELP
32. Hearing-related : AURAL
33. Weed-killer : HERBICIDE
37. Prince's père : ROI
38. Ship of 1492 : PINTA
39. Tiny sugar-lover : ANT
41. Color akin to silver : ASHGRAY
42. Obesity : FATNESS
44. Women's tennis champ Medina : ANABEL
45. Original Beatle Sutcliffe : STU
46. Bird with a colorful bill : TOUCAN
49. Temple head : RABBI
50. Van Gogh home for a while : ARLES
51. Choppers : TEETH
53. Daughter of Cronus : HERA
54. Layer : TIER
55. Cosette, e.g., in "Les Misérables" : WAIF
56. Burnable data holder: Abbr. : CDR
57. Regret : RUE

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