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New York Times, Saturday, October 27, 2012

Author: Joon Pahk
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. pahk. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Allies who are also rivals : FRENEMIES
10. Parking permit, sometimes : DECAL
15. It may be shown to a superior : REVERENCE
16. Send out of state? : EXILE
17. Ephemeral decorative structure : ICECASTLE
18. Major key that uses all five black keys on a piano : DFLAT
19. Fails utterly : TANKS
20. "Out of Sync" autobiographer, 2007 : LANCEBASS
22. "I'll be right with you" : ONESEC
24. First female skater to land a triple/triple jump combination in competition : ITO
25. Like some verbs: Abbr. : INTR
26. Like certain versions of the Bible: Abbr. : STD
27. Iroquoian people : HURONS
30. Means to enlightenment : TAO
31. Gets down quickly : CHUGS
33. ___ Diggory, rival of Harry Potter : CEDRIC
35. Spinner's spot : DJBOOTH
38. When repeated, a Las Vegas casino : NEWYORK
39. Five-term Mexican president : JUAREZ
40. Gymnastics staple : HORSE
41. Home of Sault Ste. Marie: Abbr. : ONT
42. Dash : SPRINT
44. Modern storage : RAM
47. Talking car on "Knight Rider" : KITT
49. Patch Media owner : AOL
50. Show some major respect? : SALUTE
53. Some magicians' gear : OPERAHATS
56. Something seen after hours? : COLON
57. Buyable, in a way : VENAL
58. "Excuse me?" : DOYOUMIND
60. She outwitted Sherlock : IRENE
61. Major museum expense : INSURANCE
62. Ancient manuscript : CODEX
63. No longer on speaking terms : ESTRANGED
1. Four-cornered chips : FRITOS
2. Make an abjuration : RECANT
3. Leveled : EVENED
4. Gets to first base : NECKS
5. Clear : ERASE
6. Cuatro semanas, roughly : MES
7. Not domestic: Abbr. : INTL
8. Desserts not for the calorie-conscious : ECLAIRS
9. Taken care of : SEENTO
10. "___ Dinah" (1958 hit) : DEDE
11. Like some private eyes : EXFBI
12. Burrito flavoring : CILANTRO
13. British sci-fi author Reynolds : ALASTAIR
14. "It's showtime" : LETSROCK
21. Big gigs : CONCERTS
23. Cheek : CHUTZPAH
28. What a stuck-out tongue may mean : UGH
29. Works on shifts, say : SEWS
31. French horn : COR
32. Plot devices? : HOES
34. Make the highlights? : DYE
35. 2011 Wimbledon champion : DJOKOVIC
36. California's ___ Serra Peak : JUNIPERO
37. Fastened tightly, with "down" : BATTENED
38. Refusal of Paris : NON
40. Family of Paris : HILTONS
43. One bringing a speaker onstage, maybe : ROADIE
44. Case outcome : RULING
45. "And step on it!" : ATONCE
46. Got better : MENDED
48. Sax great, to fans : TRANE
51. Legend, for one : ACURA
52. Iconic Broadway role for Cobb : LOMAN
54. "A Clockwork Orange" protagonist : ALEX
55. Interstate hwy. ___ : SYST
59. Start of many church names : OUR

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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