New York Times, Thursday, January 19, 2012

Author: Derek Bowman and Sarah Keller
Editor: Will Shortz
Derek Bowman
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78/27/200912/24/20151
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1000420
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1.57011
Sarah Keller
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5110/2/20005/31/20161
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020255100
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1.51000

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 39 Missing: {JQWZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Bowman. This is puzzle # 48 for Ms. Keller. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. *Rumpus : BROUHAHA
9. Spanning : ACROSS
15. Some : AHANDFUL
16. *Excitement : HOOHAH
17. Like the maximum-height New York City apartment building that's not required to have a fire evacuation plan : SIXSTORY
18. Suave : SMOOTH
19. Santa ___ : ANA
20. Encyclopedia units: Abbr. : VOLS
21. World financial grp. : IMF
22. Footnote abbr. : LOC
23. Stallone and Stone : SLYS
24. Bridge seats : NORTHS
28. Inits. on many uniforms since 2002 : TSA
29. "Pfui!" : BAH
31. George of "Star Trek" : TAKEI
32. The Wildcats of the N.C.A.A. : KSU
34. Figure on Scotland's coat of arms : UNICORN
36. Innovator : PIONEER
40. Quick check : LOOKSEE
41. Unprincipled : IMMORAL
42. Run after K : LMN
43. "Good ___!" : GRIEF
44. Singer Sumac : YMA
46. Check the box (for) : OPT
49. Plays matchmaker for : SETSUP
51. Web site that includes the heading "Dolls & Bears" : EBAY
54. Social : TEA
55. Calgary Stampeders' grp. : CFL
56. Ready for shipping : LADE
57. Bit of Highlands attire : TAM
58. Attack from above : STRAFE
61. Something to settle : OLDSCORE
63. *Foofaraw : HOOPLA
64. They may be painted in a bathroom : TOENAILS
65. Ran the show : EMCEED
66. Agenda ... or, together, what the seven starred clues and their answers constitute? : TODOLIST
1. Volcanic rock : BASALT
2. Zoo critters : RHINOS
3. Southern Mexican state : OAXACA
4. Young ___ : UNS
5. Many flat-screens : HDTVS
6. Make ___ of : AFOOL
7. *Hubbub : HURLYBURLY
8. Milano of "Charmed" : ALYSSA
9. Bret Harte/Mark Twain play : AHSIN
10. *Turmoil : COMMOTION
11. Auto attachment : ROOFRACK
12. Cry of surprise : OHO
13. Perched : SAT
14. Theater admonishment : SHH
25. Match enders, briefly : TKOS
26. "Just take it" : HERE
27. Trig term : SINE
30. *Ruckus : HULLABALOO
32. *Tumult : KERFUFFLE
33. Slew : SEA
35. ___ de famille : NOM
36. They want the most : PIGS
37. Hungarian hero ___ Nagy : IMRE
38. Cut out : OMIT
39. 1994 Ray Liotta action film : NOESCAPE
45. 1920s-'40s baseballer with a retired "4" : MELOTT
46. Holy Roman emperor who succeeded his father in 973 : OTTOII
47. Cultured ones? : PEARLS
48. Most likely to eat out of one's hand, say : TAMEST
50. Pray : PLEAD
52. Threw in : ADDED
53. Kind of question : YESNO
58. ___-goat : SHE
59. Big gobbler : TOM
60. "Arabian Nights" bird : ROC
62. Home of 19-Across: Abbr. : CAL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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