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New York Times, Saturday, October 20, 2012

Author: Ned White
Editor: Will Shortz
Ned White
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {X} Spans: 2 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. White. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 22,992
Across Down
1. Aid in football tackling drills : DUMMYBAG
9. Grifter's repertoire : SCAMS
14. "I'm still waiting ..." : ANYDAYNOW
16. Boston pop : TONIC
17. Old TV cliff-hanger : WHOSHOTJR
18. Jane of "Glee" : LYNCH
19. Little belt : NIP
20. Apple flaw : BRUISE
22. Pitching need : ARM
23. ___ cell : SPERM
26. Recess riposte : AMTOO
27. Feathered 500-pounder of old : MOA
28. Unlikely ballet dancer : OAF
30. Flock member's perch : PEW
31. Turn on the waterworks : BAWL
32. Epic featuring Nero : QUOVADIS
35. Corday slew him : MARAT
36. Hit from Berlin : PUTTINONTHERITZ
38. The Chi-___ ("Oh Girl" group) : LITES
39. Didn't change hands? : STOODPAT
40. More than conjecture : AVER
41. Burning evidence : ASH
42. Designer of D.C.'s L'Enfant Plaza : PEI
43. "___ out!" : YER
44. More remote : ICIER
46. Auntie ___ (pretzel bakery chain) : ANNES
50. Lab report? : ARF
51. Everything : THELOT
53. Durham sch. : UNH
54. Big cards : RIOTS
56. Alfa Romeo, e.g. : RADIOCODE
59. Mammoth, old-style : ENORM
60. One might go after pearls : SKINDIVER
61. Errant, to Burns : AGLEY
62. Port called the Cinderella of the Pacific : ENSENADA
1. Crowing periods : DAWNS
2. Square : UNHIP
3. One who's shortsighted : MYOPE
4. Treating people, briefly : MDS
5. Disdainful cry : YAH
6. Abbr. often near "R.S.V.P." : BYOB
7. Bone cavities : ANTRA
8. "Get lost, creep!" : GOJUMPINTHELAKE
9. Catholic university near Tampa, Fla. : STLEO
10. Hardly forward : COY
11. "Carnival!" Tony winner Alberghetti : ANNAMARIA
12. Little bit of power : MICROWATT
13. Mush : SCHMALTZ
15. E-mails, e.g. : WRITESTO
21. Spread : SOW
24. Noisy 29-Down : ROOTER
25. Staples of R&B : MAVIS
29. See 24-Down : FAN
31. Slender brooch : BARPIN
32. Full of anticipation, perhaps : QUIVERING
33. Imbecile : UTTERFOOL
34. Reading for 007 : DOSSIERS
35. Euripides tragedy : MEDEA
36. Pediatrician's amenity, often : PLAYAREA
37. React to a bad toe-stubbing : HOP
41. Holy cow for Hamburgers? : ACH
44. "___ fault" : ITSMY
45. He sculpted Adam and Eve : RODIN
47. Milan's Porta ___ : NUOVA
48. Finito : ENDED
49. "Princess of Power" of cartoons : SHERA
52. Spam is removed from them : TINS
55. Amount over due? : TRE
57. Many a paean : ODE
58. Red letters? : CIN

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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