New York Times, Saturday, October 15, 2011

Author: Joon Pahk
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JQWXY} This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. pahk. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 22,621
Across Down
1. Bibelot : KNICKKNACK
11. Overweening : SMUG
15. It really sucks : VAMPIREBAT
16. 1997 Home Run Derby champion Martinez : TINO
17. One-way flights? : ESCALATORS
18. Not again : ONCE
19. 1973 Nobel Peace Prize decliner Le Duc ___ : THO
20. Singular : OUTRE
21. Has to repeat, maybe : FAILS
22. Get the best of : CULL
24. Rodin's thinker? : TETE
25. Germany's University of Duisburg-___ : ESSEN
26. Wore : HADON
28. Like depleted uranium : DENSE
30. Lao-___ : TSU
31. House party? : POL
33. One who's got no hope : DEADMEAT
35. Frito-Lay product : CHEETOS
39. Sets at ease : DISARMS
40. Island state in a 1964 merger : ZANZIBAR
42. Explorer's need : LOG
43. Places for cutters, for short : ORS
44. Star : CELEB
46. Try to bite : NIPAT
50. What a mail carrier might use in self-defense? : LANCE
52. ___ Nordegren, ex-wife of Tiger Woods : ELIN
54. They're counted at meals: Abbr. : CALS
55. Growls : GNARS
56. Cousin of a cutter : SLOOP
58. Nasdaq listing: Abbr. : STK
59. Minotaur, e.g. : OGRE
60. "You said it!" : AMENTOTHAT
62. Formally appeals : SUES
63. Malady that typically worsens in the spring : SENIORITIS
64. You need only scrape the surface to get it : ZEST
65. 1940 cartoon in which Woody Woodpecker debuted : KNOCKKNOCK
1. Beef producer? : KVETCH
2. Home of Daniel Webster College : NASHUA
3. "Brrr!" : IMCOLD
4. Reviewer of books : CPA
5. Letter before lima in the NATO phonetic alphabet : KILO
6. Dog topper : KRAUT
7. Cleared : NETTED
8. Decided not to run : ABORTED
9. Went without control : CAREENED
10. Gold meas. : KTS
11. Sides of some ancient temples : STOAS
12. Tend : MINISTER
13. Steely-gazed pointer : UNCLESAM
14. Flips : GOESNUTS
21. Consumes : FEEDSON
23. Funny George : LOPEZ
27. Classifieds, e.g. : NOTICES
29. Whiz : SAIL
32. Gray area? : LOBE
34. "It's ___!" : MAGIC
35. Leon ___, McKinley's assassin : CZOLGOSZ
36. Vituperation : HARANGUE
37. Catches up : ENSNARES
38. They do better when they close early : SALESMEN
41. Chile ___ (Mexican dish) : RELLENO
45. Superhuman, in a way : BIONIC
47. Afghani tongue : PASHTO
48. Language family including Mongolian : ALTAIC
49. "You shouldn't have" : TSKTSK
51. Waveform maximum : CREST
53. Unacceptable : NOTOK
57. Chops in a kitchen : PORK
60. "Don't ___" : ASK
61. When repeated, hero of children's lit : TIN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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