New York Times, Saturday, November 17, 2012

Author: Tim Croce
Editor: Will Shortz
Tim Croce
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 64, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQVW} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Croce. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Extension of the law? : LONGARM
8. Side of a diner? : MASHED
14. Tragic mission : APOLLOI
15. Jerry-built : ILLMADE
16. First bishop of Crete, traditionally : STTITUS
17. Hot : RILEDUP
18. Pioneer of slapstick cinema : SENNETT
19. Old means of crowd control : RIOTACT
20. Strike out, say : EDIT
21. Genesis origin? : SEGA
23. Hamas rival : FATAH
24. Bush cabinet member : RICE
25. Dedication, e.g. : RITE
27. Tiny carps : NITS
28. Nickelodeon's "___ Declassified School Survival Guide" : NEDS
30. Last entrance to close, maybe : MAINGATE
32. C.P.A.'s study : TAXCODE
34. Not pummel : GOEASYON
37. 2012 honor for "4000 Miles" : OBIE
41. 42-Across's creator : BAUM
42. Princess in 41-Across books : OZMA
43. "Tepper ___ Going Out" (Calvin Trillin novel) : ISNT
45. Like the army that "eagle warriors" fought in : AZTEC
47. Hill people : POLS
49. Feature of "pasta" and "basta" : RIMA
50. Send a different way? : REFRACT
52. Many a bodybuilder's application : FAKETAN
54. Born Blonde maker : CLAIROL
55. Sleep aid : EYEMASK
56. Like many bullies : ALLTALK
57. Sling mud at : ASPERSE
58. Make a connection : RELATE
59. Party hearty : ROISTER
1. "Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman" star : LASSER
2. Agreed to take part : OPTEDIN
3. "How rude!" : NOTNICE
4. Was fleetingly brilliant : GLINTED
5. Old one, in Oldenburg : ALTE
6. Crushes : ROUTS
7. He supplied Lex Luthor with red kryptonite : MISTERMXYZPTLK
8. Birth year of King Philip I : MLII
9. Not less than : ALLOF
10. "The Bartered Bride" composer : SMETANA
11. Joined the fight : HADATIT
12. School : EDUCATE
13. They're plumbed : DEPTHS
15. Case for a psychoanalyst : IRRATIONALFEAR
22. Adventurer Casanova : GIACOMO
26. Not go on : END
29. Bullet-catching place?: Abbr. : STA
31. Storm producer, once : GEO
33. Largest active volcano in Japan : ASO
34. Fast, graceful runner : GAZELLE
35. Mouth of a river : OUTFALL
36. Like some professors : EMERITA
38. Ancient double-deckers : BIREMES
39. Query upon witnessing a hanging? : ISITART
40. How hordes advance : ENMASSE
41. Where to get loaded after loading : BARCAR
44. Crude vessel : TANKER
46. Stone unit : CARAT
48. O.K. : SAYSO
51. King of verse : COLE
53. Zouave headgear : KEPI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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