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New York Times, Saturday, December 1, 2012

Author: Joon Pahk
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JKQVX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. pahk. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. What many a character in "The Iceman Cometh" expresses : PIPEDREAM
10. Part of a Spanish forest : ARBOL
15. 1997 voice role for Meg Ryan : ANASTASIA
16. It's in front of a benched player : PIANO
17. It may be replaced by a dash : CURSEWORD
18. Corny fare? : PONES
19. Second-largest moon in the solar system : TITAN
20. Month before Tishri : ELUL
22. Astronomer's calculation: Abbr. : GST
23. Lab directive? : STAY
24. Desert gullies : WADIS
26. Letter after Oscar : PAPA
27. The dark side : YIN
28. Happens to : BEFALLS
30. Italian almond cookies : AMARETTI
35. Put more layers on : RECOAT
36. Tremendously : SOMETHINGFIERCE
38. Where blackbirds may be baked? : INAPIE
39. Poses a bomb threat? : GOESDEEP
40. Emulated Tiresias : FORESAW
42. Realize : NET
43. Texter's "bye now" : TTYL
44. All ___ (store sign) : SIZES
46. "Every saint has a ___": Oscar Wilde : PAST
50. Magic, on scoreboards : ORL
51. Subject of King Deioces : MEDE
52. Eponymous container : DEWAR
53. National Voting Rights Museum locale : SELMA
55. Virginia v. Sebelius subject, in headlines : OBAMACARE
58. Accord : AMITY
59. Prominently demonstrated : WRITLARGE
60. Binary, in a way : YESNO
61. 1999 Best Director winner : SAMMENDES
1. Accords : PACTS
2. Certain harpooner : INUIT
3. First section : PARTA
4. Locke work : ESSAY
5. Decahedron-shaped die, to a gamer : DTEN
6. Still green, or still red : RAW
7. That, in Toledo : ESO
8. Ran : AIRED
9. Fill-in-the-blank story : MADLIB
10. Washer, e.g.: Abbr. : APPL
11. 2014 World Cup locale, for short : RIO
12. India's so-called "Garden City" : BANGALORE
13. It's beside the point : ONESPLACE
14. Got older and slower : LOSTASTEP
21. Paywall charges : USERFEES
24. Effortlessly : WITHEASE
25. Like con men? : ANTI
26. Betrayed anxiety, say : PACED
27. Beasts of the East : YETIS
29. "1234" singer, 2007 : FEIST
30. Seemingly expressing : ASIFTOSAY
31. Egg-laying mammal : MONOTREME
32. Belladonna lily : AMARYLLIS
33. What like charges do : REPEL
34. Dutch financial giant : ING
37. No longer to be found : GONE
41. ___ walk (old house feature) : WIDOWS
45. "I finally got around to reading the dictionary. Turns out the ___ did it": Steven Wright : ZEBRA
46. Tough nut to crack : PECAN
47. Court determination : AWARD
48. Certain noncom : SARGE
49. They may be clear-cut : TREES
51. Bread spread : MAYO
52. Lowland : DALE
54. High point: Abbr. : MTN
56. Direct : AIM
57. "Hill Street Blues" production co. : MTM

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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