New York Times, Saturday, December 3, 2011

Author: David Quarfoot
Editor: Will Shortz
David Quarfoot
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: {GKQZ} This is puzzle # 34 for Mr. Quarfoot. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Timberlands, e.g. : SNOWBOOTS
10. Cow : DAUNT
15. Chocolate source : CACAOTREE
16. G.P.A. helper : EASYA
17. Grammy-winning pianist born in the U.S.S.R. : EMANUELAX
18. Makes it : LASTS
19. Cooler : PEN
20. Onetime fad doll : TROLL
21. Implied : TACIT
22. Just so : TOAT
24. Big name in tableware : ONEIDA
26. East End abode : OME
27. Split : ENDIT
29. Bank : SAVE
30. O, e.g. : ALER
31. Realized : REAPED
33. Unafraid : FEARLESS
35. Ryan of "Boston Public" : JERI
37. Weapon of old : SNEE
38. Saqqara attractions : PYRAMIDS
42. One of a familiar septet : EUROPE
46. Go-getter : DOER
47. Contractors usually have them : VANS
49. Briefly visit : POPIN
50. "Pore ___ Is Daid" ("Oklahoma!" song) : JUD
51. Marsh denizens : HERONS
53. Ship : SEND
54. Bright spots : ATRIA
56. Nice place for studying? : ECOLE
58. PX shopper : NCO
59. Unstable particles : MUONS
60. One who storms off, maybe : SORELOSER
62. "The Other Side of Oz" autobiographer : EBSEN
63. U.C. Irvine athletes : ANTEATERS
64. Biblical spot? : SEEST
65. Polite acceptance : YESPLEASE
1. Symbol of power : SCEPTER
2. "Like what, say" : NAMEONE
3. Song that ends "Protégera nos foyers et nos droits" : OCANADA
4. Weary-looking : WAN
5. Spell : BOUT
6. County NE of El Paso : OTERO
7. Group that sang the 1962 hit "The Wah Watusi," with "the" : ORLONS
8. Tasseographer's bit : TEALEAF
9. Tabloid topics : SEXLIVES
10. Source of some blues : DELTA
11. Tiny battery : AAAA
12. 2000 terrorist target : USSCOLE
13. Popular news site, with ".com" : NYTIMES
14. Sommeliers, at times : TASTERS
23. Place of change? : TIPJAR
25. Silas of the Continental Congress : DEANE
28. Overflow : TEEM
30. Some Oldsmobiles : ALEROS
32. ___ home : DRIVE
34. Start another tour : REUP
36. "It seems to me ..." : IDARESAY
38. "The Children of Men" novelist : PDJAMES
39. Company sold in 2006 for $1.65 billion - 21 months after it was founded : YOUTUBE
40. Aid when going to court : REDROSE
41. Syrupy treat : SNOCONE
43. Far-out locale : OPENSEA
44. They're gripping : PINCERS
45. O.K. : ENDORSE
48. Derisive acts : SNORTS
51. Wants : HASNT
52. Drop off : SLEEP
55. California's Mission Santa ___ : INES
57. Commercial name that means, literally, "skyward" : ELAL
61. Taxonomic suffix : OTE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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