New York Times, Friday, October 26, 2012

Author: Peter A. Collins
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter A. Collins
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {W} This is puzzle # 64 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 22,998
Across Down
1. Potential misfit : SQUAREPEG
10. Darken : BEDIM
15. Iranian export : TURQUOISE
16. Actress Hubbard of "Akeelah and the Bee" : ERICA
17. Abbot's attribute : PIOUSNESS
18. Goliath's master of old TV : DAVEY
19. Showiness : ECLAT
20. Private chat : TETEATETE
22. Ref's call : TKO
23. Secret rival : BAN
24. Santa Maria's chain : AZORES
25. Number retired for Steve Largent and Jerry Rice : EIGHTY
28. One hanging in una iglesia : CRUZ
30. Truncated parlor piece? : TAT
31. Some costume cutouts : EYEHOLES
33. Figure in red : LOSS
35. Sitcom mom of Cheyenne and Kyra : REBA
36. There's nothing in it : VOID
38. "I have had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it" speaker : MARX
40. Kewpie doll features : TOPKNOTS
44. What a brat might throw : FIT
45. Display some guns : FLEX
47. Fen frequenters : EGRETS
49. Painting the town red : ONAJAG
51. Crack at a contract : BID
53. It can be felt on felt : NAP
54. Things placed during a political campaign : ROBOCALLS
56. Two-time Italian prime minister Giuliano : AMATO
58. Filler of some cavities : GROUT
59. Short, curly hairdo : POODLECUT
61. Eye: Prefix : OCULO
62. Heyday : GOLDENERA
63. Four-bagger : TATER
64. Ready to be posted, say : ADDRESSED
1. Home to Tropicana Field, familiarly : STPETE
2. Rush job : QUICKIE
3. Detrol prescriber's field : UROLOGY
4. Relative of cerulean : AQUA
5. Body shop concern : RUST
6. Big stretch : EON
7. Passion portrayal : PIETA
8. Spirit : ESSENCE
9. Tale of derring-do : GEST
10. Really brilliant : BEDAZZLING
11. Lyre holder of myth : ERATO
12. Shifts : DIVERTS
13. Lemons are often squeezed into them : ICETEAS
14. Shakespearean might : MAYEST
21. ___ de Lourdes : EAU
23. Abbr. often preceding 29-Down : BYOB
26. Many a Berliner : HERR
27. Competition TV series with versions in over 30 countries : THEXFACTOR
29. Abbr. often following 23-Down : RSVP
32. Fashionable, some say : LATE
34. Radon's lack : ODOR
37. Let pass : OKED
38. Mahon is its largest city : MINORCA
39. When it's approximately : ATABOUT
41. Dark reddish brown : OXBLOOD
42. Some bridge holdings : TENACES
43. Reputation : STATURE
44. Left behind : FORGOT
46. N.Y.C. luggage tag letters : LGA
48. Thing placed during a political campaign : SPOTAD
50. Work measure : JOULE
52. "... despise not thy mother when she ___": Proverbs 23:22 : ISOLD
55. Green org. for women? : LPGA
56. Out of harm's way, in a way : ALEE
57. ___ Journal (magazine) : MENS
60. E. Germany, before 1990 : DDR

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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