New York Times, Saturday, January 19, 2013

Author: David Quarfoot
Editor: Will Shortz
David Quarfoot
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {QV} This is puzzle # 38 for Mr. Quarfoot. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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JimH notes: This is the 7,000th daily crossword Will Shortz has edited for The New York Times. Adding the weekly Variety puzzle puts his lifetime NYT total at 8,000. Congratulations, Will!
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Across Down
1. Religious emblem, informally : JESUSFISH
10. Jerks : ASSES
15. "Il dolce suono," e.g. : OPERAARIA
16. It's worth 8 points in English and 10 points in French : XTILE
17. Backwater, in Australia : BILLABONG
18. Certain pub : LOCAL
19. GPS heading : SSE
20. A search may be done with it : BING
21. Fluff : LINT
22. Figure on a table: Abbr. : ATNO
24. Works in a studio, say : OILS
26. Schubert piece : WALTZ
27. Get along : CLICK
29. Reason to end an engagement : CEASEFIRE
31. Virus containment specialist : TECHIE
33. List : TILT
34. Alpine stream : AAR
35. You can feel it on the ground, informally : ONEG
37. Girl's name that becomes a boy's name when the last letter moves to the start : LANA
39. Envelope abbr. : STE
42. Lump : GLOB
44. Market : BAZAAR
48. Guitar device producing a vibrato effect : WHAMMYBAR
51. Beat : PULSE
52. Chilling : EERIE
53. On a list of knowns : IDED
55. Filled : RIFE
56. Ages : ERAS
57. Roast setting : DAIS
59. Travel ___ : BAN
60. Orkney Islands clan : PICTS
62. Needlework? : TATTOOART
64. Dioxane, e.g. : ETHER
65. Measure of progress : STATUSBAR
66. Hyundai model : AZERA
67. So simple : EASYPEASY
1. Governmental stimulus of 2012 : JOBSACT
2. Missive : EPISTLE
3. Kind of acid that dissolves gold : SELENIC
4. It might be a link : URL
5. Auto with a "9" in almost all its model names : SAAB
6. Onetime spokesmodel for I Can't Believe It's Not Butter : FABIO
7. Having a twist : IRONIC
8. Grappler's gear : SINGLET
9. No beauty : HAG
10. Rose on stage : AXL
11. Carleton College rival : STOLAF
12. Mediterraneo tourist locale : SICILIA
13. Hyundai model : ELANTRA
14. Fizz : SELTZER
23. A power of dos : OCHO
25. Breeze (through) : SAIL
26. Post-cookout item : WETNAP
28. Cry when reaching the other side : KINGME
30. Hunk : SLAB
32. Tough to grasp : EELY
36. "Place without water," in Mongolian : GOBI
38. Shade on the Riviera : AZUR
39. Comics character named for a flower : SWEEPEA
40. High-end accommodations, familiarly : THERITZ
41. Otalgia : EARACHE
43. Statistician's anathema : BADDATA
45. Opening words deliverer : ALIBABA
46. What goes before that goes? : ASFARAS
47. Period of radio silence : REENTRY
49. Buddy : MISTER
50. Some western gear : REATAS
54. Jingle, e.g. : DITTY
58. Introductory course? : SOUP
61. Sp. name preceder : SRA
62. Japanese market inits. : TSE
63. Sweet ending? : OSE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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