New York Times, Saturday, November 10, 2012

Author: David Quarfoot
Editor: Will Shortz
David Quarfoot
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {FJX} This is puzzle # 37 for Mr. Quarfoot. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 23,013
Across Down
1. Facebook purchase of 2012 : INSTAGRAM
10. Site of the world's largest single reservoir of natural gas : QATAR
15. Subject of a civil-rights investigation : HATECRIME
16. Border : VERGE
17. It might be essential : AMINOACID
18. Old Olds : CIERA
19. Datebook abbr. : DEC
20. Resourcefulness : WITS
21. Like the x- or y-axis : ONED
22. Emblem of life : ANKH
24. Mad : NUTS
26. Little darling : CUTEY
27. Pit item : BATON
29. Pay : SALARY
31. "A Perfect Peace" novelist : AMOSOZ
33. It may be retracted : DOME
34. Protein powder purveyor : GNC
37. Where Wagner was born : LEIPZIG
39. Growing concern? : TOPSOIL
41. E.T.O. craft : LST
42. First name in the Harlem Renaissance : ZORA
44. Place for rods : RETINA
45. Current event? : ELNINO
47. Skewered edible : SATAY
48. Make a call to see someone nowadays? : SKYPE
51. It may be put on after a shower : TALC
53. TV title role for Toni Collette : TARA
54. Name on the Enterprise : TROI
55. Swarm : TEEM
57. Mid first-century year : LII
58. Avoids a service interruption : REUPS
60. Climbing hazard : LOOSEROCK
62. "Creation" director Jon : AMIEL
63. Without warning : ALLATONCE
64. Copper : PENNY
65. Pint-size collectible? : BEERSTEIN
1. "Awesome party!" : IHADABALL
2. Sing : NAMENAMES
3. Soldier on : STICKTOIT
4. Knockout number, in more ways than one : TEN
5. Have ___ : ACOW
6. Wood feature : GRAIN
7. Gaping grin : RICTUS
8. 1997 Spielberg epic : AMISTAD
9. ___ mal (tort reform topic, briefly) : MED
10. "Friday Night Beauty" airer : QVC
11. Literary sextet : AEIOUY
12. Council city of 1545-63 : TRENT
13. Line up : AGREE
14. Primed : READY
23. Reason for a quiet zone: Abbr. : HOSP
25. Schedule : SLOT
26. Breakfast fare : CREPES
28. Spray source : NOZZLE
30. Enrique Iglesias song subject : AMOR
32. Kolob Arch locale : ZION
34. Refuse aid : GOITALONE
35. L'Air du Temps perfume label : NINARICCI
36. Singer with the double-platinum album "Measure of a Man" : CLAYAIKEN
38. Determination : GRIT
40. Assists, say : STAT
43. France, for one : ANATOLE
45. Shot of adrenaline? : EPIPEN
46. Encouraging words : OLEOLE
48. Leave in a bad place, say : STRAP
49. Part of some sundae shoppe names : KREME
50. Dealer's query : YOUIN
52. Annual cinéma prize : CESAR
56. "Meet the ___" (major-league fight song) : METS
59. Feline : SLY
60. Chocolate ___ : LAB
61. Twaddle : ROT

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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