New York Times, Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Author: Dan Schoenholz
Editor: Will Shortz
Dan Schoenholz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Schoenholz. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

JimH notes: It's interesting to compare this with Mr. Schoenholz's previous rebus.
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© 2012, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Some cartoons : ANIME
5. "___ de Lune" : CLAIR
10. Bills, e.g. : CASH
14. Boomers' babies : GENX
15. Out of the way : ASIDE
16. Folkie who chronicled Alice : ARLO
17. ___ de boeuf : ROTI
18. Best Director of 1997 : JAMESCAMERON
20. Speech opener, often : ANECDOTE
22. Michael Jackson wore one : GLOVE
23. Touts' hangouts : RAILS
24. E.R. administration : CPR
26. "Thumbs up!" : YES
27. Sudden pain : TWINGE
29. Dark area on the moon : MARE
30. Windsor's prov. : ONT
31. Ecological communities : BIOMES
32. Not so stuffy : AIRIER
34. Hospital fluids : SERA
35. Egocentric person's mantra : MEMEMEMEME
36. Like some seas and teas : HIGH
40. Apply pressure to : LEANON
42. Loy of "The Thin Man" : MYRNA
43. Winner's take, sometimes : ALL
46. Tip sheet figures : ODDS
47. Round-tripper : HOMERUN
48. Marker letters : IOU
49. His, to Henri : SES
50. Cola wars "combatant" : PEPSI
51. Soap star Susan : LUCCI
53. Chose : SELECTED
56. Statistic from the Bureau of Labor Statistics : MEDIANINCOME
59. Untalented writer : HACK
60. Clears after taxes : NETS
61. Have significance : COUNT
62. School attended by 007 : ETON
63. Difficult journey : TREK
64. Awards at which 51-Across was finally a winner in 1999 : EMMYS
65. Choosing-up-sides word : MEENY
1. Pearl Mosque city : AGRA
2. Word in the names of some bright colors : NEON
3. Cabinet department : INTERIOR
4. Chile relleno, e.g. : MEXICANMEAL
5. Sweet-talk : CAJOLE
6. Hurdles for future D.A.'s : LSATS
7. Actress Anouk : AIMEE
8. Bouncers' requests : IDS
9. ___ center : REC
10. Caravan transport : CAMEL
11. Often-dry stream : ARROYO
12. Neatnik's opposite : SLOVEN
13. "No lie!" : HONEST
19. Correspond : AGREE
21. Archaeological sites : DIGS
24. Bizet opera : CARMEN
25. 7 or 11, e.g. : PRIME
27. "Cougar Town" network : TBS
28. Golf's Michelle : WIE
29. Predecessors of photocopies : MIMEOS
32. Changes constitutionally : AMENDS
33. ABAB, for one : RHYMESCHEME
35. Fort ___, Md. : MEADE
37. Rub the wrong way : IRRITATE
38. Bearded antelope : GNU
39. Qin dynasty follower : HAN
41. Rose-red dye : EOSIN
42. Act the gloomy Gus : MOPE
43. Flu, e.g. : AILMENT
44. "Speak up!" : LOUDER
45. Acrylic sheet material : LUCITE
47. Batters' toppers : HELMETS
50. Indiana's state flower : PEONY
52. Cooper's handiwork : CASK
53. Lowlife : SCUM
54. Business school subj. : ECON
55. Designer label letters : DKNY
57. Clinch, as a deal : ICE
58. Pierre ou Jacques : NOM

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