New York Times, Friday, November 25, 2011

Author: Joe Krozel
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe Krozel
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Rows: 16, Columns: 15 Words: 71, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 6, (1 quad stack) This is puzzle # 49 for Mr. Krozel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 22,662
Across Down
1. Mussel morsel : ALGA
5. Observes, with "of" : TAKESNOTE
14. Roll up : FURL
15. It might tax a levee : WATERLEVEL
16. Lots of stadiums have them : TAILGATEPARTIES
18. Something soaked up : SUN
19. Super Bowl of 2029 : LXIII
20. Hoboken-to-Fort Lee dir. : NNE
21. When to begin an operation : DDAY
23. Grp. advising the president : NSC
25. 1940s-'50s White House name : BESS
26. Way out: Abbr. : ESC
27. Topkapi title : AGA
29. Baltimore Orioles' spring training site : SARASOTAFLORIDA
38. His inventory has gone many miles : USEDCARSALESMAN
39. "Amazing Grace" melody basis : PENTATONICSCALE
40. Naive optimism : STARSINONESEYES
41. Time of day, briefly : EEN
42. Start to stick? : NON
43. 17-Down part : PANE
46. Campaign manager: Abbr. : GEN
49. When many ballots are cast: Abbr. : TUES
51. Blood-typing syst. : ABO
52. Subject of the 2007 biography subtitled "The Man Who Became a Book" : ROGET
54. Old wiring org. : UPI
57. Get smitten hard : GOHEADOVERHEELS
62. Workers associated with ding-dongs : AVONLADIES
63. "Chicago" husband ___ Hart : AMOS
64. Reason to "interrupt this program" : NEWSBREAK
65. It happens by default : REPO
1. Times of day, briefly : AFTS
2. Island do : LUAU
3. Tedious work : GRIND
4. See 44-Down : ALL
5. Star of "Mon Oncle" : TATI
6. Didn't take out? : ATEIN
7. French military wear : KEPIS
8. Tudor ___ : ERA
9. Canonflex, e.g. : SLR
10. Take in : NET
11. Like a wool supplier : OVINE
12. Period of rapid growth : TEENS
13. No one ___ business : ELSES
15. Cerecloth feature : WAXYCOATING
17. Bell jar relative : GLASSCASE
22. Hard-copy : DEADTREE
24. Where "operators are standing by" : CALLCENTERS
25. Backdrop for many singles matches? : BARSCENE
28. Declines : GOESSOUTH
29. Takes evening courses? : SUPS
30. At ___ time (prearranged) : ASET
31. Sofer of soaps : RENA
32. Beta follower : TRON
33. ___ other (uniquely) : ASNO
34. Gladly, old-style : FAIN
35. Wishy-washy response : IMAY
36. Land in a depression : DALE
37. Hydrocarbon endings : ANES
43. Like some rites : PAGAN
44. With 4-Down, first and foremost : ABOVE
45. "Ain't gonna happen!" : NOHOW
47. Opposite of build up : ERODE
48. Girlfriend, in Granada : NOVIA
50. Dismissive retort : SUEME
53. Circus performer : GEEK
55. Sound associated with ripples : PLOP
56. "That ___ you!" : ISSO
58. Napkin edges? : ENS
59. Adriatic repub. : ALB
60. "God, home and country" org. : DAR
61. Place to put a plug : EAR

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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