New York Times, Thursday, December 8, 2011

Author: Daniel A. Finan
Editor: Will Shortz
Daniel A. Finan
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Finan. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 22,675
Across Down
1. Gambol about : PRANCE
7. [See circled letters] : EVENONE
14. Tart, in a way : LEMONY
15. Schubert masterpiece : AVEMARIA
16. Renée of silent films : ADOREE
17. '84 Super Bowl victor : LARAIDER
18. [See circled letters] : ITEMTORECYCLE
20. Pinches : NABS
21. It comes in a chicken variety : POX
22. Niña's title: Abbr. : SRTA
25. Prefix with center : EPI
26. "Psst!" : HEY
27. Dash reading: Abbr. : MPH
30. Blotto : LIT
31. S'pose : RECKON
33. Emotional outburst : PAROXYSM
35. [See circled letters] : GREENVICE
37. Uncivilized : BARBARIC
40. Headquarters for UBS and Credit Suisse : ZURICH
44. Flock female : EWE
45. Sequence with two hyphens: Abbr. : SSN
46. Anderson who directed "Fantastic Mr. Fox" : WES
47. Bird sound : COO
48. Very willing : GLAD
50. Half-___ (coffee order) : CAF
51. Rockefeller Center muralist : SERT
52. [See circled letters] : COMMERCIALCOW
57. Went downhill : GOTWORSE
59. Neighbor of Suriname : GUYANA
60. Male gland : PROSTATE
61. Santa's little ___ : HELPER
62. [See circled letters] : ABREEZE
63. Rendezvous : TRYSTS
1. Less convoluted : PLAINER
2. Bureaucratic hoops : REDTAPE
3. Roundish with an irregular border : AMOEBIC
4. They're standard : NORMS
5. Online tech news resource : CNET
6. Epiphanies : EYEOPENERS
7. Fire drill activity, briefly : EVAC
8. So so? : VERY
9. Old Apple product marketed to schools : EMAC
10. Gets perfectly : NAILS
11. Ward worker : ORDERLY
12. Einstein's "never" : NIE
13. Good listener? : EAR
15. "A Clockwork Orange" narrator : ALEX
19. N.H.L. great Patrick : ROY
23. "My country, ___ ..." : TIS
24. Balance provider, for short : ATM
26. Parts of el día : HORAS
27. Big D cager : MAV
28. Struggle over a purse : PRIZEFIGHT
29. Start of a spelling? : HOCUS
32. Anti-Bond org. : KGB
33. ___ Park (Pirates' stadium) : PNC
34. Gen ___ : XER
36. A in German class? : EIN
37. Do a dog trick : BEG
38. Cobbler's need : AWL
39. It has many rods : REACTOR
41. Ones at the pole positions? : ICECAPS
42. Princess' headwear : CORONET
43. Active military conflicts : HOTWARS
46. W.W. II female : WAC
49. Use a divining rod : DOWSE
50. Algonquian tribe : CREE
51. How a card sharp plays : SLYLY
53. Bit of dust : MOTE
54. Jason who sang "I'm Yours," 2008 : MRAZ
55. 90° from sur : ESTE
56. Violinist Leopold : AUER
57. No. with a decimal : GPA
58. Celestial body : ORB

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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