New York Times, Saturday, January 21, 2012

Author: Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor: Will Shortz
Martin Ashwood-Smith
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Rows: 16, Columns: 15, Words: 71, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 6, (1 quad stack) This is puzzle # 61 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Fiddlehead sources : FERNS
6. Get chummy : PALUP
11. Odeur detector : NEZ
14. Phone query before a private conversation : AREYOUALONE
16. Grp. with the top 10 album "Face the Music" : ELO
17. Emerge : COMEINTOTHEOPEN
19. Like many obscenities : EDITEDOUT
20. Supporter of Yoda : CANE
21. Masters focus : SEX
22. Words before story or debate : ENDOF
24. Wrapped up : CLAD
25. Dodgem feature : CAR
27. Euro forerunner : ECU
29. It first circulated in 2000 : SACAGAWEADOLLAR
38. Great parking spot, slangily : PRIMEREALESTATE
39. Gate holder : AIRPORTTERMINAL
40. Sultanas, say : SEEDLESSRAISINS
41. Things often zapped : ADS
42. It shows many B&W pictures : TCM
43. South Georgia's Prince ___ Harbor : OLAV
46. 1960s TV actor whose name looks like a free offer? : TAKEI
50. Big revolver : ORB
53. "Mickey" singer Basil : TONI
54. Lighting problem? : PYROMANIA
57. Slice from beneath the ribs : TENDERLOINSTEAK
60. Roquefort source : EWE
61. One of Washington's houses, e.g. : STATESENATE
62. 1976 Rodgers and Harnick musical about Henry VIII : REX
63. Soft, meshed fabrics : LENOS
64. Some are drug-induced : COMAS
1. Braves : FACES
2. Lose ground? : ERODE
3. D.J.'s creation : REMIX
4. Maxim's denial : NYET
5. Somme silk : SOIE
6. "Cry, the Beloved Country" author : PATON
7. One way to pray : ALOUD
8. Match game? : LOTTO
9. America East sch. : UNH
10. Epi center? : PEE
11. Seti River setting : NEPAL
12. Opera's Obraztsova : ELENA
13. Like a lot, maybe : ZONED
15. Oppressed by the heat? : UNDERARREST
18. Kabbalah : OCCULTISM
23. Big leagues : FEDERATIONS
25. Roosevelt established it as Shangri-La : CAMPDAVID
26. Steeped in tradition : AGEOLD
28. Vast : COSMIC
29. Pleasant treatment centers : SPAS
30. Oberhausen opera highlight : ARIE
31. Highly glazed fabric : CIRE
32. Believers in raising spirits? : WETS
33. Sinks a sub? : EATS
34. Joltin' Joe, e.g. : ALER
35. "Lift Every Voice" author Guinier : LANI
36. ___ end : ATAN
37. Genealogical line: Abbr. : RELS
43. Sleek fur : OTTER
44. "The Little Prince" composer : LOEWE
45. Proposal for business expansion : ANNEX
47. "But not without ___": Pope : APLAN
48. Golden Pavilion setting : KYOTO
49. Early New Yorkers : ERIES
50. Early hour : ONEAM
51. Neck tie? : RIATA
52. Is oppressed by the heat : BAKES
55. Brief moment, briefly : MSEC
56. He's 2, say : ATNO
58. An expat may take it: Abbr. : ESL
59. One taken on a drive: Abbr. : RTE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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