New York Times, Friday, October 12, 2012

Author: Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor: Will Shortz
Martin Ashwood-Smith
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Rows: 16, Columns: 15, Words: 71, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 6, (1 quad stack) This is puzzle # 65 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 22,984
Across Down
1. Clobber : WHUP
5. Lakeside rental : JETSKI
11. Angel dust : PCP
14. O'Neill whom J. D. Salinger wanted to marry : OONA
15. Arrived by plane : FLEWIN
16. Sweater letter : RHO
17. Huge snagger of salmon : KODIAKBROWNBEAR
20. On the dot : SHARP
21. Pulverized perfumery item : ORRISROOT
22. "Here ___, there ..." : AMOO
23. Gum ball : WAD
24. ___ jure : IPSO
25. Cheery cashier in Progressive ads : FLO
27. Hoosier humorist George : ADE
29. Follow, as a leader : TAKEONESCUEFROM
38. Behaves like a puppy dog, say : ISEAGERTOPLEASE
39. Quaint worker doing a hansom job? : CARRIAGEPAINTER
40. Steps around? : SPIRALSTAIRCASE
41. Gazetteer abbr. : ISL
42. El Paraguay, e.g. : RIO
43. D-day divider? : ASIN
46. Slangy hello : SUP
49. Run out : OUST
52. Winter warmer : LONGJOHNS
55. Before : UNTIL
57. Caseworker's compilation : PERSONALHISTORY
59. Interior decorator's concern : HUE
60. Mirthful : JOVIAL
61. Part of a C.S.A. signature : ELEE
62. 6-Down locale : ARM
63. Combination of rings? : ONETWO
64. Wine list section : REDS
1. Concave kitchenware : WOKS
2. Kerfuffle : HOOHA
3. Let flow : UNDAM
4. Jewelry purchase : PAIROFEARRINGS
5. Stone picture : JFK
6. It's bent on a bender : ELBOW
7. Roman land : TERRA
8. Old arena draw? : SWORD
9. Bird that lays a one-pound egg : KIWI
10. Sleep sites : INNS
11. Before one's big opening? : PREOP
12. Organization's opposite : CHAOS
13. ___ Velho, Brazil : PORTO
18. Formal defenses : APOLOGIAS
19. Brush : BRIEFENCOUNTER
26. Low tie : ONEALL
27. Household helper : AUPAIR
28. Beyond elated : DELIRIOUS
29. They might be nervous : TICS
30. Order to get moving : ASAP
31. "Felicity" star Russell : KERI
32. ___ per second (luminosity unit) : ERGS
33. Galley order : STET
34. Setting of a Barry Manilow hit : COPA
35. Pro follower : RATA
36. Sugar suffixes : OSES
37. Simple : MERE
43. Leader of the pack : ALPHA
44. Frère's sibling : SOEUR
45. Imposing a general liability, legally : INREM
46. Morning ritual, for many : SHAVE
47. Dark : UNLIT
48. "Fiddle-faddle!" : PSHAW
50. Made hot? : STOLE
51. Clichéd : TIRED
53. Bart Simpson's middle name : JOJO
54. "___, you noblest English": Shak. : ONON
56. Basic solutions : LYES
58. 1969 Peace Prize grp. : ILO

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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