New York Times, Friday, November 12, 2010

Author: Barry C. Silk
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 52 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. One "standing by the ocean's roar," in a 1963 song : SURFERGIRL
11. Fall times: Abbr. : OCTS
15. Newton alternative : OREOCOOKIE
16. "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" lyricist : HOWE
17. Traveler's check : SAFETYBELT
18. It might cross 1st, 2nd and 3rd : MAIN
19. What's gained after taking off: Abbr. : ALT
20. Most fetching : CUTEST
22. Letters of discharge? : TNT
23. Trough's opposite : CREST
25. No slowpoke : DASHER
27. Division indicator : SLASH
30. Ross Perot's birthplace : TEXARKANA
32. Ancient resident of Mexico's Cholula : TOLTEC
34. Choir practice? : SINGING
35. Chronological threshold : EVE
36. Backwash creator : OAR
38. Put away : ICE
39. It's often in a sling : GIN
41. Was present : EXISTED
44. Fruit-ripening gas : ETHENE
46. Crassus defeated him : SPARTACUS
48. Like jugs : EARED
49. TheraFlu alternative : CONTAC
50. Nürnberg or Neu-Ulm : STADT
52. Stock page abbr. : YTD
53. Monotonous beating sound : TOMTOM
55. Expert on plays : REF
58. Piece of cake? : TIER
60. "Don't mention it" : MYPLEASURE
63. División del día : HORA
64. Birth of a notion? : BRAINCHILD
65. "Idylls of the King" figure : ENID
66. Quartzite and such : SANDSTONES
1. 1997-99 N.L. strikeout leader : SOSA
2. Russia's ___ Airlines : URAL
3. Robbed, old-style : REFT
4. Scarecrow, to Batman : FOE
5. External: Prefix : ECT
6. Early car company co-founder : ROYCE
7. Lose one's shirt : GOBUST
8. 1960s R&B backup group, with "the" : IKETTES
9. Chafe : RILE
10. 1983 #1 hit for David Bowie : LETSDANCE
11. Omega, to a physicist : OHM
12. Aid for not losing one's shirt : COATHANGER
13. Like some fighters : TWINENGINE
14. Civic rival : SENTRA
21. Not scattershot : TARGETED
23. Midwest setting: Abbr. : CST
24. Slot car controller : RHEOSTAT
26. With 45-Down, unisex topper : SKI
27. Abbr. in many Québec addresses : STE
28. Preparation that makes folks hot? : LOVEPOTION
29. Grandson of Catherine the Great : ALEXANDERI
31. Top of many a timepiece : XII
33. Maze full of dead ends? : CATACOMBS
37. Sport, for short : REC
40. Jarrett of Nascar : NED
42. Old N.Y.C. elevated operator : IRT
43. Bunny collector? : DUSTPAN
45. See 26-Down : HAT
46. Means of splitting stalks? : SCYTHE
47. Hard to stir : STOLID
51. Periods of prayer? : AMENS
54. Pioneering woman lawyer Bradwell : MYRA
55. Make unusable : RUIN
56. Contemporary of Ngaio : ERLE
57. Some badge flashers : FEDS
59. "Outstanding, man!" : RAD
61. Put-on : ACT
62. "The Big C" airer, briefly : SHO

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