New York Times, Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Author: Julian Lim
Editor: Will Shortz
Julian Lim
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Lim. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Had down : KNEW
5. Chips go-with : SALSA
10. Lineage-based women's org. : DAR
13. Person dressed in black : GOTH
14. Wolfed down : ATEUP
15. Isao of golf : AOKI
16. *What an EEG reads : BRAINWAVES
18. Peat or propane : FUEL
19. Stahl of "60 Minutes" : LESLEY
20. Dish alternative : CABLE
21. "Time to get moving!" : LETSROLL
24. Reinvest, as winnings : PARLAY
25. Some, but not much : ABITOF
26. ___-nez : PINCE
27. Many a turkey : TOM
28. *Back to the beginning : FULLCIRCLE
33. Justice Kagan : ELENA
36. Enclosure with a ms. : SAE
37. Newbies : TYROS
38. *Up-and-comer : RISINGSTAR
41. Polo Grounds great : OTT
42. Way up or down : STAIR
43. Decides one will : OPTSTO
46. Pig roast spot, briefly : BBQPIT
48. Mimics convincingly : PASSESAS
50. Boxing's Brown Bomber : LOUIS
51. Drive like a drunk : CAREEN
52. Midget car-racing org. : USAC
53. Tools for ESP researchers (whose symbols are found at the ends of the answers to the five asterisked clues) : ZENERCARDS
57. Ankara native : TURK
58. Half-witted : INANE
59. "Gotta run!" : CIAO
60. Unified : ONE
61. Lose one's marbles : GOMAD
62. Small-screen award : EMMY
1. Putin's former org. : KGB
2. Scand. land : NOR
3. Capt.'s guess : ETA
4. As long as, old-style : WHILST
5. Removes, as a branch : SAWSOFF
6. Whatsoever : ATALL
7. Like a pool table, ideally : LEVEL
8. Chop ___ : SUEY
9. H.S. courses for coll. credit : APS
10. *Act of betrayal : DOUBLECROSS
11. "The Jungle Book" wolf : AKELA
12. Easy life, personified : RILEY
15. Much removed (from) : AFARCRY
17. Sleuth Wolfe : NERO
20. "Zip your lips!" : CANIT
21. "Gotta run!" : LATER
22. Christ's literary stopping place : EBOLI
23. *Scene of an annual ball-dropping : TIMESSQUARE
24. Shot : PIC
26. ___ bargain : PLEA
29. 1-Down's land : USSR
30. Long. partner : LAT
31. Bunch of, casually : LOTTA
32. These, in Toledo : ESTOS
34. Sweat the small stuff, in a way : NITPICK
35. Diarist Nin : ANAIS
39. "Skedaddle!" : GIT
40. Sister of Snow White : ROSERED
44. Tiny fraction of a min. : PSEC
45. Bridge combo : TENACE
46. Wooer of Olive Oyl : BLUTO
47. Merchant ship officer : BOSUN
48. ___ Games (quadrennial event) : PANAM
49. Boxing venue : ARENA
51. Prefix with -zoic : CENO
53. Part of a slalom's path : ZIG
54. What a swish shot doesn't touch : RIM
55. Hydroelectricity structure : DAM
56. Faux meat base : SOY

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