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New York Times, Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Author: Allan E. Parrish
Editor: Will Shortz
Allan E. Parrish
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JV} This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Parrish. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. ___ pants : CAPRI
6. Voting alliance : BLOC
10. Boxer Riddick : BOWE
14. Director De Palma : BRIAN
15. Flying: Prefix : AERO
16. Nadir's opposite : APEX
17. Quite cold : GELID
18. Skateboard park feature : RAMP
19. Left in : KEPT
20. Provision for ending many a mortgage : BALLOONPAYMENT
23. 2011 Huffington Post purchaser : AOL
24. Sergeants major, e.g.: Abbr. : NCOS
25. Amuse : DISTRACT
30. Where Noah made landfall : ARARAT
34. Big Ten football powerhouse, for short : OSU
35. Aircraft with pontoons : FLOATPLANE
37. Quite unoriginal : BANAL
40. Eye, poetically : ORB
41. Thread of a screw, e.g. : HELIX
42. 1970 Freda Payne hit : BANDOFGOLD
45. L.A. winter hours : PST
46. Snowmobile brand : SKIDOO
47. Google queries : SEARCHES
50. Flying fish-eaters : ERNS
52. Go after : WOO
53. Weekend publication since 1941 : PARADEMAGAZINE
60. Pig's tail feature : CURL
61. MS-DOS alternative : UNIX
62. Late-night coffee, maybe : DECAF
63. Helen Crump Taylor's TV stepson : OPIE
64. Salinger heroine : ESME
65. All thumbs : INEPT
66. Pier : QUAY
67. Favorable tournament position : SEED
68. ___ Kefauver, 1956 vice-presidential candidate : ESTES
1. Former N.Y.C. club : CBGB
2. ___ 51 (ufologist's interest) : AREA
3. Hard-to-take person : PILL
4. Vituperate : RAILAT
5. ___ plumbing : INDOOR
6. Home for an owl, maybe : BARN
7. Bound : LEAP
8. Financial adviser Suze : ORMAN
9. Mimic : COPYCAT
10. Common fund-raiser : BAKESALE
11. Unreserved : OPEN
12. Boohooed : WEPT
13. Business card abbr. : EXT
21. Count ___, character in the Lemony Snicket books : OLAF
22. Transform (into) : MORPH
25. TV/radio host Lou : DOBBS
26. Chris with the 1991 hit "Wicked Game" : ISAAK
27. Islam's largest denomination : SUNNI
28. Jam up : CLOG
29. Pamplona runners : TOROS
31. Sampson of the 1980s-'90s N.B.A. : RALPH
32. Biscotti flavoring, sometimes : ANISE
33. Pastors' readings : TEXTS
36. Qualified : ABLE
38. Cannonball of jazz fame : ADDERLEY
39. Irish lullaby syllables : LOORA
43. Melted-cheese dishes : FONDUES
44. Deputy ___ (Terrytoons character) : DAWG
48. One who sets the stage? : ROADIE
49. Deceives : COZENS
51. Rationality : SENSE
53. ___ platter : PUPU
54. La Scala presentation : ARIA
55. Marcel Marceau, for one : MIME
56. Got rid of : AXED
57. Rapper who co-starred in "Ricochet" : ICET
58. Scruff : NAPE
59. Small salamanders : EFTS
60. ___ au vin : COQ

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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