New York Times, Friday, February 10, 2012

Author: Barry C. Silk and Brad Wilber
Editor: Will Shortz
Barry C. Silk
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929/1/20037/8/20166
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358532741
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1.651215
Brad Wilber
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492/19/20056/4/201623
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001101433
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1.60001

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {VZ} This is puzzle # 63 for Mr. Silk. This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Wilber. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 22,739
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1. Like eaters of humble pie : SHAMED
7. Impossible dream : CHIMERA
14. Clichéd company claim : WECARE
15. Surveilled, say : SHADOWED
16. Onetime pickling liquid : ALEGAR
17. Pumpkin is rich in it : CAROTENE
18. Party makeup? : POLITICALDNA
20. Abbr. accompanying some dotted notes : STAC
21. Urban planting favorite : GINKGO
22. Half the time?: Abbr. : AMS
25. Makes less edgy : BLUNTS
27. A weather strip may fit into it : TSLOT
29. Only Englishman named a Dr. of the Church : STBEDE
32. Tony's "Taras Bulba" co-star, 1962 : YUL
34. Maneuver : PLOY
35. Reckon : TOTALUP
37. Producer of a blowout, maybe : POTHOLE
39. Danny DeVito's "Throw Momma From the Train" role : OWEN
40. Clock stopper, at times : REF
42. Good dogs for pulling loads : AKITAS
43. Most negligible : LEAST
45. Expect : PLANON
47. Winged ___ : ELM
48. Cobble, perhaps : RESOLE
50. More, in ads : XTRA
54. Maker of fabrics with intricate designs : JACQUARDLOOM
56. Tryst figure : PARAMOUR
59. Running quarterly, for short? : COINOP
60. A 40-Across will watch for it : FAIRPLAY
61. C3H8, e.g. : ALKANE
62. Like some words and swords : CROSSED
63. Reacted to a punch : REELED
1. Alternatives to sales : SWAPS
2. Spartan toiler : HELOT
3. ___ Express : ACELA
4. What Jack got in exchange for a cow, in a children's story : MAGICBEANS
5. Form of "sum" : ERAT
6. Proper : DERIGUEUR
7. Attributes (to) : CHALKSUP
8. Grand entrance? : HARDG
9. Retort of contradiction : IDONOT
10. Longtime Dodgers coach Manny : MOTA
11. Feta milk source : EWE
12. "Footloose" hero McCormack : REN
13. Ending for AriZona flavors : ADE
15. Hardly abundant : SCANTY
19. N.L. Central city : CIN
22. Divvy up : ALLOT
23. Cabbage : MOOLA
24. Ocular irritants : STYES
26. "Bad" cholesterol, briefly : LDL
28. Inscrutable : SPHINXLIKE
29. Tiptoed, say : STOLE
30. Spa handout : TOWEL
31. Subs : BTEAM
33. Body shop offering : LOANERCAR
36. Cheerleading outfit? : PEPSQUAD
38. A 40-Across may call it : TKO
41. Like many bakers' hands : FLOURY
44. Walks heavily : TRAMPS
46. Resembling : ALA
49. Collège, e.g. : ECOLE
51. Like the Navajo language : TONAL
52. ABC's Arledge : ROONE
53. Full of adrenaline : AMPED
54. Shocks : JARS
55. World's largest fruit company : DOLE
56. One-striper, briefly : PFC
57. Swiss stream : AAR
58. Spanish stream : RIO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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