New York Times, Saturday, January 28, 2012

Author: Barry C. Silk
Editor: Will Shortz
Barry C. Silk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FJVXZ} This is puzzle # 62 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Concern for a dermatologist : LUMP
5. They often come with eggs : HASHBROWNS
15. Catalan article : UNES
16. What cuts power in half? : SQUAREROOT
17. Sheila's welcome : GDAY
18. Opposite of "dissuaded from" : TALKEDINTO
19. Coulee : GULCH
21. Messed up : BLEW
22. Roster curtailer: Abbr. : ETAL
23. Product of some decay : ALPHARAY
25. Non-Hollywood, say : INDIE
26. Bit of wet-weather wear : GALOSH
27. Packed things : PISTOLS
29. Touchdown letters : ETA
30. Something stuck in a freezer? : POPSICLE
33. Five in the ninth inning? : ENS
35. Step : NOTCH
36. Prefix with 11-Down : DIS
39. Signs near a teller's window, maybe : ENDORSES
42. Some proctors, briefly : TAS
44. Of the essence : CRUCIAL
47. Silverwing flier : CESSNA
49. Prepare to send some mail : LOGON
50. Route through a park, maybe : BIKEPATH
52. The toe of a boot? : OMAN
53. Schnapps choice : PEAR
55. Declamation stations : PODIA
56. Many a crash cushion at a construction zone : SANDBARREL
59. Get 44-Down : NEAR
60. Affection : ENDEARMENT
61. Bananas : GAGA
62. Civil engineering vehicle : ROADGRADER
63. School in the Piedmont region : ELON
1. It's checked before taking off : LUGGAGE
2. Ripple : UNDULATE
3. Dieter's design : MEALPLAN
4. Like many horror flick characters : PSYCHO
5. One of the subjects of the best-selling '02 book "The Conquerors" : HST
6. King Hussein Airport locale : AQABA
7. Disgrace : SULLY
8. Cod relative : HAKE
9. Java, for one : BREW
10. Like the Phillies' caps : RED
11. Word with career or goal : ORIENTED
12. Falls short : WONTDO
13. Manx trait : NOTAIL
14. Some ermines : STOLES
20. Securing device : HASP
24. Her help was solicited in a hit song : RHONDA
25. P.R., e.g. : ISL
27. P.R. releases : PICS
28. Passing comment at a poker table : ICHECK
31. Shared funds : POOL
32. Symphonic score abbr. : STR
34. Backed up : SECONDED
37. "Sold!" : ITSADEAL
38. Universidad de las Américas site : SANTIAGO
40. "Children of the Albatross" novelist : NIN
41. Osmose : SEEP
43. Like much of Niger : SAHARAN
44. Not so remote : CLOSER
45. Swiss alternative : ROMANO
46. Big coffee exporter : UGANDA
48. Quick and thorough learner : SPONGE
50. Like some canine teeth : BARED
51. Daughter of Zeus and Themis : IRENE
53. "The Incredibles" family name : PARR
54. Aretha's Grammy-nominated sister : ERMA
57. Bit of 1-Down : BAG
58. Photocopier abbr. : LTR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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