New York Times, Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 35 Missing: {BJVX} This is puzzle # 113 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Excited, informally : AMPED
6. Katey of "Married ... With Children" : SAGAL
11. What a clock checker might want to know, in brief : ETA
14. Jazzman Chick : COREA
15. Science suffix : OLOGY
16. Chit : IOU
17. Aid for skipping out of school? : HOOKYLADDER
19. Physics unit : ERG
20. What opens and closes safes? : ESS
21. "Try ___" : SOME
22. "If only" : IWISH
24. Susan of "The Partridge Family" : DEY
25. Sharp-edged plant growth? : POINTYSHOOT
28. Blabber's opposite : CLAM
30. Connect with : TIETO
31. Dutifully reverent : PIOUS
33. Actress Suvari, co-star of "American Pie" : MENA
34. "Jeepers!" : OHMY
38. Herbal drink : MINTTEA
40. Allies of the Cheyenne : ARAPAHO
42. Emphatic Spanish assent : SISI
43. Rockets' paths : ARCS
45. 1950s coup victim : PERON
46. Opera ___ : SERIA
48. Did 80, say : SPED
49. Shipment of noisemakers, e.g.? : PARTYPARCEL
53. Running back's stat: Abbr. : YDS
56. "You win" : ILOSE
57. Novelist Morrison : TONI
58. One shooting the breeze? : FAN
59. "___ your lip!" : ZIP
60. Area of town where the supernatural hang out? : FAIRYSQUARE
64. Final letter : ZEE
65. Up to : UNTIL
66. Auto-racing family name : UNSER
67. Y : Spanish :: ___ : English : AND
68. Daft : LOOPY
69. First Top 40 hit for Weird Al Yankovic : EATIT
1. Needed a massage, say : ACHED
2. State animal of Maine : MOOSE
3. Prisoners who write tediously? : PROSYCONS
4. Reggae's ___-A-Mouse : EEK
5. A previous time : DAYSPAST
6. "Same goes for me" : SOAMI
7. Spaghetti specification : ALDENTE
8. Mount Olympus dweller : GOD
9. Bio figure : AGE
10. Apollo, for one, musically speaking : LYRIST
11. Children's song refrain : EIEIO
12. Arms flank it : TORSO
13. Zero : AUGHT
18. Tapestry-making device : LOOM
23. Shout of exuberance : WHOOPEE
26. "Tony n' ___ Wedding" : TINAS
27. Wine bottle datum : YEAR
29. Minstrels, often : LUTISTS
31. U.K. V.I.P.'s : PMS
32. First Super Bowl that was actually called a Super Bowl : III
33. Santa ___ : MARIA
35. Robust religious observance? : HARDYFAST
36. Old unit of conductance : MHO
37. In the distance : YON
39. Dodge bullet dodger : EARP
41. Sewn-on decoration : APPLIQUE
44. Traditional family vacation : CARTRIP
47. Quite the looker : EYEFUL
48. D.C. 100: Abbr. : SENS
49. Something delivered in a box : PIZZA
50. Not native : ALIEN
51. Cordoned (off) : ROPED
52. With faux shyness : COYLY
54. Words before ask or suggest : DAREI
55. Comic strip canine : SNERT
61. "I'll take that as ___" : ANO
62. Skater Midori : ITO
63. Italian article : UNA

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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