New York Times, Thursday, December 27, 2012

Author: Julian Lim
Editor: Will Shortz
Julian Lim
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {J} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Lim. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 23,060
Across Down
1. One of the folks : POPS
5. Bit the bullet, say : ATEIT
10. French ___ : KISS
14. Shoveler's target : SNOW
15. XC60, XC70 or XC90 : VOLVO
16. "The Hurt Locker" setting : IRAQ
17. SON : HALFNELSON
19. Junior of the N.F.L. : SEAU
20. U.S./Canadian sporting grp. since 1936 : AHL
21. Rear-___ : ENDER
22. To love, to Livy : AMARE
23. Output from an old printer : WOODCUT
25. 2001 French film nominated for five Academy Awards : AMELIE
26. TIN : PIECEOFWRITING
29. Latin abbr. meaning "he speaks" : LOQ
30. Bust : RAID
31. #26 of 26 : ZEE
32. Subject of four Sports Illustrated covers between 1966 and 1993 : ASHE
35. Chicken ___ : POX
36. Rare goose : NENE
37. Balneotherapy locale : SPA
38. Tito's surname : BROZ
40. Rapper behind the 2012 "Gangnam Style" YouTube sensation : PSY
42. LIP : PARTIALECLIPSE
47. "That's it for me" : IMDONE
48. Stone Age artifact : HANDAXE
50. Oenophile's installation : RACKS
51. "Hell, yeah!" : BOOYA
53. Transportation Dept. agency : FAA
54. An emollient : ALOE
55. FIN : SEMIFINALS
57. Of two minds : TORN
58. ___ Systems (computer networking company) : CISCO
59. Aéroport d'___ : ORLY
60. Quarters in Québec? : ETES
61. One working on some panels : INKER
62. "Wassup" : HIYA
1. "Fie!" : PSHAW
2. How some balls are fielded : ONAHOP
3. Hoi ___ : POLLOI
4. Personal ad abbr. : SWF
5. Hit Broadway musical with the song "I'm Not Wearing Underwear Today" : AVENUEQ
6. Shared with, as a story : TOLDTO
7. If not : ELSE
8. "The Dancing Years" composer Novello : IVOR
9. Heap : TON
10. What's in the stars : KISMET
11. "It's clear to me ..." : IREALIZE
12. Designer of the Tulip chair : SAARINEN
13. Tool with a blade : SQUEEGEE
18. Clark Bar company : NECCO
22. In : AMID
24. Edit out : DELE
25. Male name that spells another male name backward : ARI
27. Was paralyzed with fear, say : FROZE
28. Ski shop supply : WAX
32. Say "hey," say : ASPIRATE
33. Tony winner after 5-Down : SPAMALOT
34. Dedicated : HARDCORE
35. Professional runner : POL
36. Org. in 1997's "Cop Land" : NYPD
38. Mail room sights : BINS
39. Singer Carly ___ Jepsen : RAE
40. Represent, in sports : PLAYFOR
41. Area of decades-long conflict : SINAI
43. Some board game equipment : TOKENS
44. Prime : CHOICE
45. Theodore Roosevelt was on one in 1909 : SAFARI
46. Friend no more : EXALLY
49. Course with no homework, say : EASYA
51. Hippie celebration : BEIN
52. City west of Novosibirsk : OMSK
55. College dept. : SCI
56. Japanese drama : NOH

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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