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New York Times, Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Author: Don Gagliardo and Zhouqin Burnikel
Editor: Will Shortz
Don Gagliardo
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1.59131
Zhouqin Burnikel
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51395310
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1.56261

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QWXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Gagliardo This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Burnikel NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 23,016
Across Down
1. Blends : MELDS
6. Sox rival : JAYS
10. Tiffany collectible : LAMP
14. Walrus-skin boat : UMIAK
15. Baldwin of "30 Rock" : ALEC
16. Chapters in history : ERAS
17. Like some amusement park rides : SCARY
18. They're sometimes mixed : METAPHORS
20. Saxophonist with the 12x platinum album "Breathless" : KENNYG
22. "Seriously!" : IMEANIT
23. Vote in favor : YEA
24. Dust busters, for short : VACS
27. The Evita of "Evita" : PERON
28. Father Damien's island : MOLOKAI
30. Angry Birds, e.g., in 2010 : FAD
32. Repeated Michael Jackson lyric in a 1987 hit : IMBAD
35. Neighbor of Iraq: Abbr. : SYR
36. Many a Bob Marley fan : RASTA
38. Wasted : DRUNK
39. "___ Man Answers" (1962 film) : IFA
40. Blackened (in) : INKED
41. Plenty of, casually : LOTSA
42. Talk and talk : GAB
43. Final approval : SAYSO
44. Outside: Prefix : ECT
45. Disconnects, as a Web address : UNLINKS
47. Mah-jongg draws : TILES
50. N.F.L. Hall-of-Famer Yale ___ : LARY
51. "You betcha!" : YEP
54. Decorated, say : HONORED
56. Current measure : AMPERE
58. Calvin Klein perfume : OBSESSION
61. Mirage, maybe : OASIS
62. Comics shrieks : EEKS
63. Edit command : UNDO
64. Sweater style : VNECK
65. Teetotalers : DRYS
66. Worker with a lot of stress? : POET
67. Maureen Dowd piece : ESSAY
1. Like some perfume : MUSKY
2. Host a roast, e.g. : EMCEE
3. Jungle vine : LIANA
4. "Phooey!" : DARN
5. Spirit in a blue bottle : SKYYVODKA
6. Bottleneck : JAM
7. "Dark" quaff : ALE
8. Elusive legend : YETI
9. Dish made with garlic butter : SCAMPI
10. "The Merry Widow" composer : LEHAR
11. "Black Swan" director Darren : ARONOFSKY
12. Steeps in a liquid with herbs and spices : MARINATES
13. "Hey!" : PSST
19. Start to peak? : PEE
21. Guy's partner : GAL
25. Back up, as a loan : COSIGN
26. 2012 Bond film ... or a hint to six other Down answers in this puzzle : SKYFALL
28. Provides with personnel : MANS
29. Oil-rich region : ARABIA
31. Joint groove : DADO
32. Goofing off : IDLE
33. Nickname for Reggie Jackson : MROCTOBER
34. Busybody : BUTTINSKY
36. Investing all one's money in a penny stock, say : RISKYMOVE
37. Santa ___ (hot winds) : ANAS
45. Depletes : USESUP
46. Big inits. for hunters : NRA
48. Good earth : LOESS
49. Triage areas, briefly : ERS
51. Toadies' responses : YESES
52. ___ Kane, Susan Lucci's Emmy-winning role : ERICA
53. Like a mosquito : PESKY
54. Broke ground? : HOED
55. Green critter in the Sinclair gas logo : DINO
57. Nasty reviews : PANS
59. Lofty tribute : ODE
60. "That's ___ funny!" : NOT

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

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