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New York Times, Monday, February 13, 2012

Author: Ellen Leuschner and Victor Fleming
Editor: Will Shortz
Ellen Leuschner
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1.53010
Victor Fleming
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1.55023

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Leuschner. This is puzzle # 30 for Mr. Fleming. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Yo-Yo Ma's instrument : CELLO
6. Like most 22-Acrosses : AMFM
10. Note at the office : MEMO
14. Disney's "Little Mermaid" : ARIEL
15. Flirty toon Betty ___ : BOOP
16. Persia, today : IRAN
17. It's kneaded at a bakery : BREADDOUGH
19. PlayStation maker : SONY
20. Nine-digit ID : SSN
21. Favoritism : BIAS
22. News and music source : RADIO
23. "Doonesbury" cartoonist : GARRYTRUDEAU
26. Traveled by inner tube : FLOATED
29. Roman poet who wrote "To be loved, be lovable" : OVID
30. German carmaker : AUDI
31. Port of Yemen : ADEN
32. 401(k) alternative : IRA
35. Samuel Beckett play with an unseen character : WAITINGFORGODOT
40. Convent inhabitant : NUN
41. Fruit-filled pastry : TART
42. Line of stitches : SEAM
43. Jacob's brother : ESAU
44. ___ Palace (Vegas venue) : CAESARS
47. Vito Corleone portrayer : MARLONBRANDO
51. Digital publication : EBOOK
52. State north of Calif. : OREG
53. Inits. in a military address : APO
56. Speak like Sylvester : LISP
57. 1954 Hitchcock thriller : REARWINDOW
60. Dog often messed with by Garfield : ODIE
61. Wrinkly fruit : UGLI
62. Wipe chalk from : ERASE
63. More than want : NEED
64. Pie à la ___ : MODE
65. Japanese noodle soup : RAMEN
1. They're often yellow or checkered : CABS
2. Makes mistakes : ERRS
3. Legal claim : LIEN
4. Meadow : LEA
5. Biddy : OLDBAT
6. "All ___!" (conductor's cry) : ABOARD
7. Timid : MOUSY
8. Frequent weather condition at the Golden Gate Bridge : FOG
9. Speedometer meas. : MPH
10. Write 2 + 7 = 10, e.g. : MISADD
11. Wash away, as a bank : ERODE
12. Fan frenzy : MANIA
13. "I'm keeping my eye ___!" : ONYOU
18. Urgent : DIRE
22. Regretting : RUING
23. Trot or canter : GAIT
24. ___ list : TODO
25. Cross-country camper, for short : RVER
26. Baby deer : FAWN
27. Hawaiian feast : LUAU
28. Chief Norse god : ODIN
31. Toward the back of a boat : AFT
32. Brainstorm : IDEA
33. Lion's sound : ROAR
34. $20 bill providers, for short : ATMS
36. "Don't worry about that" : ITSOK
37. Chicken tikka go-with : NAAN
38. Vittles : GRUB
39. ___ buco : OSSO
43. Ran away to wed : ELOPED
44. Stephen King's first novel : CARRIE
45. Freshly : ANEW
46. More "out there" : EDGIER
47. Cantaloupe or honeydew : MELON
48. Tolerate : ABIDE
49. First name in TV talk : ROSIE
50. Author Dahl : ROALD
53. Eve's man : ADAM
54. Sit for a painting : POSE
55. Actor Wilson : OWEN
57. Bacardi product : RUM
58. Psyche part : EGO
59. Gun enthusiast's org. : NRA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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