New York Times, Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Author: Ethan Cooper
Editor: Will Shortz
Ethan Cooper
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {GQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Cooper. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Like the people on the Forbes 400 list : RICH
5. Mountains out of molehills : TODOS
10. ___ facto : IPSO
14. Restatement? : ECHO
15. First group to get invites : ALIST
16. Like an "Open 24 hours" sign, perhaps : NEON
17. It's impressive : FEAT
18. Former French first lady ___ Bruni-Sarkozy : CARLA
19. "Surely you ___" : JEST
20. "The Tsar's Bride" composer : RIMSKYKORSAKOV
23. N.Y.S.E. debut : IPO
24. Prefix with -logue : EPI
25. It has its own Grammy category : SPOKENWORDALBUM
34. Taken into account in terms of a container's weight : TARED
35. Crosswise, at sea : ABEAM
36. Some genetic coding, for short : RNA
37. Dramatic cry : ALAS
38. Sneaked : CREPT
39. Do some post office work : SORT
40. Crony : PAL
41. Wipe the board clean : ERASE
42. Possible result of doing questionable accounting : AUDIT
43. NASA launch of 1990 : HUBBLETELESCOPE
46. Untreated : RAW
47. Cricket World Cup powerhouse: Abbr. : PAK
48. Beginning of 20-, 25- or 43-Across : WHEELCOMPONENT
56. Minimal resistance : EASE
57. Coupling : UNION
58. Spanish-speaking explorer : DORA
60. Airhead : DITZ
61. Programme shower : TELLY
62. Operating system since 1969 : UNIX
63. Leave rolling in the aisles : SLAY
64. Witchcraft trials city : SALEM
65. John, Paul or John Paul : POPE
1. One who knows what it means to travel : REF
2. Cake decorator : ICER
3. Spiced Indian tea : CHAI
4. Feedback producers : HOTMIKES
5. Add for good measure : TACKON
6. Oil of ___ : OLAY
7. Straight-bladed dagger : DIRK
8. Home for Ibsen : OSLO
9. Observed intently : STAREDAT
10. Locked up : INJAIL
11. Furtive look : PEEK
12. Nothing to write home about : SOSO
13. Airing : ONTV
21. Went 80 or 90, say : SPED
22. ___ folder : SPAM
25. Kind of infection : STAPH
26. Pacific island nation : PALAU
27. Toothbrush brand : ORALB
28. "The ___ Home," 1996 Emilio Estevez film : WARAT
29. Carrying a lot? : OBESE
30. Push away : REPEL
31. Tortellini in ___ (Italian dish) : BRODO
32. Tear open : UNRIP
33. Not glossy, as a photo : MATTE
38. Army barber's specialties : CREWCUTS
39. Was obsequious, informally : SUCKEDUP
41. Israeli carrier : ELAL
42. ___ example : ASAN
44. Light, as a conversation : BREEZY
45. Louis Braille or Louis Chevrolet : EPONYM
48. Joins as a couple : WEDS
49. Word repeated before "the gang's all here" : HAIL
50. "Cómo ___?" : ESTA
51. Most eligible for service : ONEA
52. Grinding place : MILL
53. Firehouse fixture : POLE
54. "What were you thinking?!" : NONO
55. Common game show prize : TRIP
59. Guitar, slangily : AXE

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

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