New York Times, Thursday, February 2, 2012

Author: Stu Ockman
Editor: Will Shortz
Stu Ockman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 5 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Ockman. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Nursery rhyme vessel : PAIL
5. Candy used to be seen on it : SCTV
9. Like a celestial body : ORBED
14. Oscar Wilde poem "By the ___" : ARNO
15. Ingredient in traditional medicine : ALOE
16. Uncertain : LEERY
17. Start of a Confucian aphorism : REALKNOWLEDGEIS
20. Man's name that's Latin for "honey" : MEL
21. Not so great : LESS
22. Arm raiser, informally : DELT
23. Like the gang, in an old song : ALLHERE
25. Single, e.g. : BASEHIT
28. Accept eagerly, with "up" : LAP
29. A goner : TOAST
31. Dig it : ORE
32. Work assignments : STINTS
35. TV network that broadcast live from Opryland USA : TNN
36. Two-time Oscar-winning cinematographer Nykvist : SVEN
37. Aphorism's middle : TOKNOWTHEEXTENT
40. Draftable : ONEA
41. Tick off : IRE
42. Journalist Howell : RAINES
43. Actor Wheaton : WIL
44. Medgar ___ College : EVERS
46. Number twos, for short : VPS
47. Some galas : SOIREES
49. Accustoms : ORIENTS
53. Place for family portraits : HALL
54. Together, in Toulon : UNIE
55. Suffix with manager : IAL
56. Aphorism's end : OFONESIGNORANCE
60. Beau : WOOER
61. Call ___ (stop play after service) : ALET
62. "Am ___ only one?" : ITHE
63. Terminals in a computer network : NODES
64. Minuscule issues : NITS
65. Word with china or chop : SHOP
1. Cheese city : PARMA
2. Staggering : AREEL
3. Probably : INALLLIKELIHOOD
4. Joke follower : LOL
5. Not being such a daredevil, say : SANER
6. Place for many a hanging : CLOSET
7. Brings along : TOWS
8. Speed: Abbr. : VEL
9. Guinness superlative : OLDEST
10. "La ___ du jeu" (1939 Renoir film) : REGLE
11. Music featured in "A Clockwork Orange" : BEETHOVENSNINTH
12. "___ tu" : ERI
13. Faulty: Prefix : DYS
18. One who's working out of pocket, informally? : KLEPTO
19. "Elf" co-star, 2003 : EDASNER
24. Co-creator of "The Flintstones" : HANNA
25. Curse : BANE
26. Memorable 2011 hurricane : IRENE
27. Sights at Occupy protests : TENTS
30. More : OTHER
32. Stores : STOWS
33. "Pagliacci" clown : TONIO
34. Turns : SWIVELS
36. Mushroom stem : STIPE
38. ___ jolie : TRES
39. Chicago's Saint ___ University : XAVIER
44. Fishermen with traps : EELERS
45. Browning piece : SONNET
48. Hindu princess : RANEE
50. Bad demonstrations : RIOTS
51. Prefix with -meter : TACHO
52. Time out? : SLEEP
54. ___ fruit : UGLI
56. On one's ___ : OWN
57. When doubled, Miss Piggy's white poodle : FOO
58. N.H.L.'s Laperriere : IAN
59. Start of an alphabet book : AIS

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