New York Times, Thursday, November 29, 2012

Author: Sharon Delorme
Editor: Will Shortz
Sharon Delorme
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 6 for Ms. Delorme. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Whirled weapons : BOLAS
6. Brasserie list : CARTE
11. Buster Keaton missile : PIE
14. Notable time span : EPOCH
15. Malaria may cause these : AGUES
16. "The Fair Maid of the ___" (Renaissance comedy) : INN
17. The library in an old mansion may have one : SECRETPANEL
19. Initials seen at a checkout counter : NCR
20. Doe in a Disney film : ENA
21. One thrown from a horse? : LARIAT
22. Peek-___ : ABOO
23. Penne ___ vodka : ALLA
25. '60s protest sign : BANTHEBOMB
27. Besmirches : TARS
28. Check information : PAYEE
29. State of France : ETAT
30. Top of a wardrobe : BLOUSE
35. Extent to which you may do as you please : DEGREEOFFREEDOM
41. Dragon in a 2008 best seller : TATTOO
42. Demanding sort : DIVA
43. Certain jelly : ASPIC
47. Brief race distance, briefly : ONEK
48. Having firm control : SUREHANDED
54. Simple : MERE
55. Direction in a bartender guide : STIR
56. Like Braille characters : RAISED
58. Numerical prefix : TRI
59. C.P.A., at times: Abbr. : AUD
60. Reassuring words ... or a hint to 17-, 25-, 35- and 48-Across : DONTSWEATIT
62. It may make the face turn red : IRE
63. Not act subtly : EMOTE
64. Readies : PREPS
65. Louis Malle's "___ Amants" : LES
66. Foundation layer : MASON
67. Sporty 1990s Toyota : PASEO
1. "Take your chairs" : BESEATED
2. Like many a restaurant drive-thru : OPENLATE
3. Small-town paper, informally : LOCALRAG
4. Unlike this clue: Abbr. : ACR
5. Silverstein of kid-lit : SHEL
6. "State of the Union" director, 1948 : CAPRA
7. "Let's take it from the top" : AGAIN
8. Charge : RUNAT
9. Where crowns go : TEETH
10. Night school subj. : ESL
11. Old-time bowling alley worker : PINBOY
12. 1040 figure : INCOME
13. Get dressed : ENROBE
18. Q neighbor : TAB
22. Law school-sanctioning org. : ABA
24. Sci. major : ASTR
26. ___ du combat : EPEE
30. Actress Benaderet : BEA
31. Place for parking : LOT
32. Many a time : OFT
33. Amateur film subject, maybe : UFO
34. Sign of success : SRO
36. Prepare a plaque, perhaps : ETCH
37. Ancient land around today's Jordan : EDOM
38. Some furniture sets : DINETTES
39. Like a mushy banana, say : OVERRIPE
40. Catchphrase of Jean-Luc Picard on "Star Trek: T.N.G." : MAKEITSO
43. Attack : ASSAIL
44. Stitch up : SUTURE
45. Safari sightings : PRIDES
46. Suffix with bombard : IER
49. It might whet your appetite : AROMA
50. Some iPods : NANOS
51. "I'll second that" : DITTO
52. Steel city of Germany : ESSEN
53. Drops on the field? : DEW
57. Co-star of DiCaprio in "What's Eating Gilbert Grape" : DEPP
60. J.F.K. or F.D.R. : DEM
61. Constellation next to Scorpius : ARA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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