New York Times, Saturday, December 17, 2011

Author: Tom Heilman
Editor: Will Shortz
Thomas Heilman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {BW} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Heilman. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Spicy blend : SALSADIP
9. Building supports : JOISTS
15. One who works with combs : APIARIST
16. Secret target : ARMPIT
17. Potential result of a 56-Across : REVERSAL
18. Kind of pants : PAJAMA
19. Sack : AXE
20. Winner over NYY in the 2001 World Series : ARI
21. Like suckers : DELUDED
22. Black and white : SQUADCAR
25. Have a heated phone exchange? : SEXT
26. Old Testament outdoorsman : ESAU
28. Make unfathomable : ENCRYPT
30. "There's no hope!" : ALLISLOST
32. With 60-Across, Michelle Kwan or Michelle Wie : ASIAN
36. Slow exercises : TAICHI
37. Record achievement : GRAMMY
38. John ___, English explorer who named Lake Victoria : SPEKE
39. Fax forerunners : TELETYPES
42. "Go! Go! Go!" : FLOORIT
44. Heroine of Bulwer-Lytton's "The Last Days of Pompeii" : IONE
45. Bit of emotional damage : SCAR
48. Outdoor dining place : MESSTENT
50. Like stocking caps : TAPERED
52. Lowest number on a clock : SIX
53. TV title lawyer Stone : ELI
56. Legal action : APPEAL
57. Rum-flavored desserts : TORTONIS
59. "Prego" preceder : GRAZIE
60. See 32-Across : AMERICAN
61. Still : SILENT
62. Time for crisis management : REDALERT
1. Actress Rue of "Rules of Engagement" : SARA
2. Culmination : APEX
3. Denies who one really is : LIVESALIE
4. Bill accompanier: Abbr. : SAE
5. Pianist Claudio : ARRAU
6. Powerful friend of Queen Victoria : DISRAELI
7. Reiterated refusal : ISAIDNO
8. Scandalous 1980s inits. : PTL
9. Jests : JAPERY
10. Kind of rinse : ORAL
11. "That's my two cents" : IMJUSTSAYIN
12. One in a dark suit : SPADE
13. Durable ticker? : TIMEX
14. German town : STADT
21. Feathered flier : DART
23. Way to preserve food freshness : QUICKFREEZE
24. Mails a dupe : CCS
26. Manducates : EATS
27. Response to an affront : SLAP
29. Break up : PART
31. Author Silverstein : SHEL
33. Weakness : IMPOTENCE
34. "Exactly right!" : AMEN
35. Where Loews is "L" : NYSE
37. Run down : GETTIRED
39. Drove diagonally : TOED
40. Stretcher settings: Abbr. : ERS
41. Easily bent : LISSOME
43. Diner order : OMELET
45. Dos for dudes : STAGS
46. Kind of pants : CAPRI
47. Dismay, in Dover : APPAL
49. Spare : EXTRA
51. Pour : RAIN
54. One guilty of pseudologia : LIAR
55. "Who ___?" : ISNT
57. Pine product : TAR
58. Pine product : OIL

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