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New York Times, Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJKX} This is puzzle # 199 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. It'll curl your hair : PERM
5. Hushed "Wanna hear something?!" : PSST
9. Lou who sang "You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine" : RAWLS
14. Muslim leader : IMAM
15. Sharpen : HONE
16. Force out : EVICT
17. Small treat for a coffee break : MINIDONUT
19. Post-lecture session : QANDA
20. Weapons-testing area : PROVINGGROUND
22. Govt.-issued ID : SSN
23. Monogram in '50s politics : AES
24. Holy communion, e.g. : RITUAL
27. Prefix with polar or cameral : UNI
28. Wood-shaping tool : ADZE
30. Actress Zadora : PIA
31. Subject of a Euclidean treatise : PLANEGEOMETRY
34. Former home of the Mets : SHEA
36. FedEx competitor : DHL
37. Deep-six : TOSS
38. Cheap seating area in a theater : PEANUTGALLERY
43. Lob's path : ARC
44. Some coll. tests : GRES
45. France's ___ de Ré : ILE
46. Hawaiian "thank you" : MAHALO
48. French article : UNE
49. "Very interesting ..." : HMM
52. Bride in 1956 news : PRINCESSGRACE
56. Idaho's capital : BOISE
58. "As requested ..." : HEREYOUGO
59. Lunchbox treats : OREOS
60. Earth, to Brahms : ERDE
61. From the top : ANEW
62. "The Man Who ___ There" : WASNT
63. U.S. 1, e.g. : ROAD
64. U.S. 1 and others: Abbr. : RTES
1. Gussies up, in modern slang : PIMPS
2. Mideast moguls : EMIRS
3. Kept talking and talking : RANON
4. Year of Super Bowl XXXVIII : MMIV
5. Call a radio host, say : PHONEIN
6. Troubadour's repertoire : SONGS
7. "The children were nestled all ___ in their beds" : SNUG
8. Four: Prefix : TETR
9. "Dies Irae," e.g. : REQUIEM
10. ___-garde : AVANT
11. Clapping monkey or chattering teeth : WINDUPTOY
12. TV screen choice, for short : LCD
13. Subway stop: Abbr. : STA
18. William and Harry's mother : DIANA
21. Ricelike pasta : ORZO
25. What hoity-toity people put on : AIRS
26. Major chip maker : LAYS
27. ___ Bator : ULAN
28. Eastern leaders : AGHAS
29. Big name in computers : DELL
31. August bake sale inventory : PEACHPIES
32. Slight advantage : EDGE
33. To be, to Bernadette : ETRE
34. Target of a filter : SPAM
35. Queen in Greek myth : HERA
39. Least pulchritudinous : UGLIEST
40. 1982 Jeff Bridges flick : TRON
41. Kind of oil : LINSEED
42. Somber song : ELEGY
47. Hot crime topic? : ARSON
48. Nutritional datum, in brief : USRDA
49. Visit in a ghostly way : HAUNT
50. "Me and Bobby ___" : MCGEE
51. Cat calls : MEOWS
53. "Burlesque" co-star, 2010 : CHER
54. Architect Saarinen : EERO
55. Jet engine sound : ROAR
56. Cellist's purchase : BOW
57. ___ pro nobis : ORA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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