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New York Times, Saturday, February 4, 2012

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley and Caleb Madison
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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1698/7/19968/5/201613
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334141817442613
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1.635212
Caleb Madison
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315/13/200810/30/20163
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8154535
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1.63132

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 153 for Mr. Quigley. This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Madison. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Navajo terrain : MESAS
6. Chicken ___ : PARM
10. Pack member, for short? : CIG
13. Top : OUTDO
14. What going 100 might result in : STEEPFINE
17. "You ___ one" : OWEME
18. 1980s-'90s hip-hop show co-hosted by Fab 5 Freddy : YOMTVRAPS
19. Ingurgitate : DEVOUR
21. Delectable : LUSCIOUS
22. Joins : ENROLLS
24. Food item whose name means "pounded" : PESTO
25. "Patton" setting : TUNISIA
27. Relieve : RID
28. They often accompany discoveries : AHAS
29. Congregation, metaphorically : SHEEP
32. Org. studying viruses : NIH
35. Be daring : PUSHTHEENVELOPE
39. Sound after "Lower ... lower ... that's it!" : AHH
40. Noted entertainer with a whistle : HARPO
41. Site of a religious retreat : APSE
42. Oaf : LUG
43. Sneeze cause : RAGWEED
46. Salad bar offering : BACON
49. Writer about a bear : AAMILNE
51. "Julie & Julia" co-star : AMYADAMS
53. Amass : RACKUP
56. "Bad for bacteria" brand : LISTERINE
58. Setting for the 1996 documentary "When We Were Kings" : ZAIRE
59. "Funny People" actor : SETHROGEN
60. "Pietà or Revolution by Night" artist : ERNST
61. Jerk : ASS
62. Zip : DART
63. "L'Amateur d'estampes" painter : DEGAS
1. Subjunctive, e.g. : MOOD
2. Dutch chess grandmaster Max : EUWE
3. First N.B.A. player to light the Olympic cauldron : STEVENASH
4. Caution : ADMONISH
5. French nuns : SOEURS
6. Liberal arts dept. : PSY
7. Midway, e.g. : ATOLL
8. Fratricide victim of myth : REMUS
9. "Meet the ___" (major-league fight song) : METS
10. Bye lines? : CIAOS
11. Data : INPUT
12. Artist's supply : GESSO
15. Line at a water fountain, maybe : PVCPIPE
16. Burned out : FRIED
20. Échecs piece : ROI
23. Modern-day pointer : LASER
25. Part of a bar order : TAPA
26. "Dream on!" : UHUH
27. King, e.g.: Abbr. : REV
30. Like '40s boppers : HEP
31. Colossal, to Coleridge : ENORM
32. Christmas order : NOPEEKING
33. Alter ___ amicus : IPSE
34. Follow : HEED
36. It rolls across fields : THUNDER
37. Gorgon, e.g. : HAG
38. Business that's always cutting back? : LAWNCARE
42. Disinclined : LOATH
44. Put on : AIR
45. Like some doughnuts and eyes : GLAZED
46. Makings of a model, maybe : BALSA
47. Billet-doux recipients : AMIES
48. Some bump producers : CYSTS
49. Computer that pioneered in CD-ROMs : AMIGA
50. Onetime Moore co-star : ASNER
52. Longtime Yankee moniker : AROD
54. Nocturnal bear : URSA
55. No ___ (store sign) : PETS
57. Rhinology expert, for short : ENT

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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