New York Times, Monday, December 5, 2011

Author: Kenneth J. Berniker
Editor: Will Shortz
Kenneth J. Berniker
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QV} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Berniker. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Triangular sail : JIB
4. Mrs. Eisenhower : MAMIE
9. Shopping centers : MALLS
14. Shipping magnate Onassis : ARI
15. Change, as the Constitution : AMEND
16. Get a move on : SCOOT
17. Candy that comes in a dispenser : PEZ
18. "Ramblin' Rose" singer, 1962 : NATKINGCOLE
20. "___ of robins in her hair" : ANEST
22. Founder of the Persian Empire : CYRUS
23. Earnings after expenses : NETPROFITS
27. Song word repeated after "Que" : SERA
30. Features of Venice : CANALS
31. Counter, as an argument : REBUT
32. Designer Schiaparelli : ELSA
35. Night school subj. : ESL
36. Ultimate thing : ENDALL
37. Beatles hairdo : MOP
38. Knuckleheads : NITWITS
40. Shepherd's locale : LEA
41. Kind of gown or shower : BRIDAL
43. Response to a doctor's request, perhaps : AAH
44. Barristers' degs. : LLDS
45. Sea eagles : ERNES
46. Galoot : BIGAPE
48. Unable to hear : DEAF
49. "Fuhgeddaboudit!" : NOTONADARE
53. Material for a doctor's glove : LATEX
55. Pago Pago whereabouts : SAMOA
56. Christmastime productions : NUTCRACKERS
61. Commercials : ADS
62. Philosopher who wrote the "Republic" : PLATO
63. Girl's name meaning "loved" : AIMEE
64. Maiden name preceder : NEE
65. Move in a greenhouse, say : REPOT
66. Midnight visits to the refrigerator : RAIDS
67. "You've got mail" co. : AOL
1. Land of the Rising Sun : JAPAN
2. "Goodnight, ___" (#1 hit of 1950) : IRENE
3. "Carmen" composer : BIZET
4. "Om," e.g. : MANTRA
5. Doctors' org. : AMA
6. Encountered : MET
7. Squid's defense : INK
8. Despots' decrees : EDICTS
9. Roman Cath. title : MSGR
10. Charged with a crime : ACCUSED
11. It's up for grabs on a court : LOOSEBALL
12. Online "ha-ha" : LOL
13. Sault ___ Marie : STE
19. Albany is its capital: Abbr. : NYS
21. Pet adoption agcy. : SPCA
24. TV newsman Roger : ONEIL
25. Quick : FAST
26. Sarcastic "Go ahead, keep talking" : ILLWAIT
28. Governed : RULED
29. Rand McNally product : ATLAS
31. E.R. personnel : RNS
32. Surround firmly : EMBED
33. Peter of "Casablanca" : LORRE
34. Mock rock band in a 1984 film : SPINALTAP
36. One of filmdom's Coen brothers : ETHAN
38. "Illmatic" rapper : NAS
39. "Othello" villain : IAGO
42. In reality : DEFACTO
44. Mother of Castor and Pollux : LEDA
46. Part of a freight train : BOXCAR
47. Get-out-of-class slips : PASSES
49. Teachers' union, in brief : NEA
50. Big kitchen appliance maker : AMANA
51. Cowboys' jamboree : RODEO
52. Artist's stand : EASEL
54. Gait between walk and canter : TROT
56. "All Things Considered" airer : NPR
57. Suffix with glob : ULE
58. Sportage maker : KIA
59. U.K. record label : EMI
60. Crimson : RED

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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