New York Times, Thursday, October 25, 2012

Author: Caleb Rasmussen
Editor: Will Shortz
Caleb Rasmussen
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Rasmussen. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Category at some banks : TYPEAB
7. Start of an excuse : BUT
10. Car rental add-on : GPS
13. Everything Bach composed, e.g. : OEUVRE
14. Contents of a flick? : ASH
15. Leftover bit : ORT
16. With 34- and 54-Across, basic instruction for [circled letters] : DONOTLETTHE
19. Grammatical case: Abbr. : NOM
20. Lb. or oz. : AMT
21. One with a habit : SISTER
22. It might be announced over a P.A. : ETA
23. Ready to be driven : TEED
25. Congregation member authorized by a bishop to conduct part of a service : LAYREADER
27. Place for additional info : ENDNOTE
30. IHOP order : STACK
31. Buenos ___ : AIRES
33. Savvy : SMARTS
34. See 16-Across : FALLINGBLOCKS
37. Opera character who sings "Largo al factotum" : FIGARO
38. Town on Cape Cod : TRURO
39. Expression of amazement : ILLBE
40. Brother of Electra : ORESTES
44. Musical effect that's simple for a trombone : GLISSANDO
48. Fair sight : TENT
49. Logos, e.g.: Abbr. : TMS
50. "Romanian Rhapsodies" composer : ENESCO
52. Señora Perón : EVA
53. Malarkey : ROT
54. See 16-Across : REACHTHETOP
57. Poetic preposition : ERE
58. One who frequently sees Spots, for short : VET
59. Bottom : TUSHIE
60. Poetic time of day : EEN
61. "Evil Woman" grp. : ELO
62. Have a fixation : OBSESS
1. So far : TODATE
2. ___ Warders (Tower of London figures) : YEOMEN
3. Like some footballs and boats : PUNTED
4. Bolivian president Morales : EVO
5. "The only way to run away without leaving home," per Twyla Tharp : ART
6. Units of sound : BELS
7. Crackers : BATTY
8. One walking down an aisle, say : USHER
9. Infomercial phrase : THERESMORE
10. Closed, as a theater : GONEDARK
11. Shields : PROTECTS
12. Venice tourist attraction : STMARKS
17. ___ Collins, first female space shuttle commander : EILEEN
18. Kind of screening, for short : TSA
24. Where police look for matches : DNALABS
26. Not for nothing : ATACOST
28. The Gulf of Mexico has a big one : OILRESERVE
29. Snap, Crackle and Pop, e.g. : TRIO
32. Snorkel, e.g.: Abbr. : SGT
33. Musical line : SLUR
34. Big Whig : FILLMORE
35. Shining : AGLISTEN
36. Jewelry box item : BROOCH
37. Part of a Mideast orchard : FIGTREE
41. Raise canines? : TEETHE
42. Ends of ballades : ENVOIS
43. Smallest human bone : STAPES
45. Slippery as ___ : ANEEL
46. Cool : NEATO
47. Mil. hero's award : DSC
51. Spider-Man villain ___ Octavius : OTTO
55. Turning point : HUB
56. Big section of the dictionary : ESS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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