New York Times, Thursday, February 16, 2012

Author: Jim Page
Editor: Will Shortz
Jim Page
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 39 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 150 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Goof : SLIPUP
7. Boo-boo : FLUFF
12. Player of TV's Caine : CARUSO
13. Circus performance or concert : LIVEACT
16. Lined, as a furnace hearth : FETTLED
17. Representative's work : AGENTRY
18. Nice one : UNE
19. L.A.P.D. part : LOS
20. Bro's greeting : WHASSUP
21. With 29-/30-Across, wiggle room ... or a hint to this puzzle's theme : MARGIN
23. "You ___!" : BET
24. Stir : TODO
25. Monty Python title character : BRIAN
26. Chocolate dessert : MUDPIE
28. It may have bullets : LIST
29. See 21-Across : FOR
30. See 21-Across : ERROR
33. Yuma-to-Tombstone dir. : ESE
34. Excuse : OUT
35. It may come from a well : INK
36. Stumble, in a way : HEM
38. Kind of net : TRAWL
40. Ones stuck in the hospital, for short? : IVS
41. Approval in Rome : SISI
42. Medicine : REMEDY
44. Blue-roofed dining spots : IHOPS
45. "I heard ___!" : THAT
48. Shut-___ : INS
49. "Hold on" : ONESEC
50. Flushes : REDDENS
52. Quad bike, e.g. : ATV
53. 2011 Rose Bowl winner, for short : TCU
54. One caught by border patrol : ILLEGAL
55. Market town that's a suburb of London : REIGATE
57. Folded like a fan : PLICATE
58. Mint : CREATE
59. Gaffe : BONER
60. Screwup : HOWLER
1. Film planner : SCENARIST
2. Slugabed : LATERISER
3. First subway line in N.Y.C. : IRT
4. Grab a parking spot : PULLIN
5. Hit with, as a pickup line : USEON
6. Jet engine housings : PODS
7. Imperfect : FLAWED
8. Implements for "writing" on computer screens : LIGHTPENS
9. Part of the face whose name is derived from the Latin for "grape" : UVEA
10. 1960s title sitcom character : FENSTER
11. Tubby : FATSO
14. Gunk : CRUD
15. Misprint : TYPO
16. Flub : FUMBLE
22. Old gang weapon : GAT
23. Prickly seedcase : BUR
26. Vocabulaire part : MOT
27. Get to : IRK
29. Rant : FULMINATE
31. School whose football stadium is nicknamed the Horseshoe : OHIOSTATE
32. Obeyer, as of laws : RESPECTER
34. "You ___ me" : OWE
35. Brown, e.g. : IVY
37. Muff : MISCUE
39. Like New York's Waldorf-Astoria Hotel : ARTDECO
40. Wallet items, in brief : IDS
41. Lord Byron's "___ Walks in Beauty" : SHE
43. Tony-winning playwright Eve : ENSLER
44. Seen : INVIEW
45. Pratfall : TRIP
46. The pits : HELL
47. It's not scripted : ADLIB
49. New Mexico county : OTERO
51. Susan of Broadway's "Beauty and the Beast" : EGAN
52. Eyebrow shape : ARCH
56. Miss at a hoedown : GAL

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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