New York Times, Friday, March 1, 2013

Author: Doug Peterson and Brad Wilber
Editor: Will Shortz
Doug Peterson
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392/20/20064/2/201620
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2253111132
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1.62200
Brad Wilber
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492/19/20056/4/201623
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1.60001

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Peterson. This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. Wilber. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 23,124
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1. Game with the figures "soldier's bed" and "fish in a dish" : CATSCRADLE
11. Real-estate mogul Olenicoff : IGOR
15. Superpower with which Clark Kent shaves himself : HEATVISION
16. Boulevardier's accessory : CANE
17. Waffling : IRRESOLUTE
18. Fangorn Forest denizens : ENTS
19. Source of the line "Hope springs eternal ..." : POPE
20. Larder lineup : JARS
21. It moves along via a series of belts : FIGHT
22. Greg Evans comic strip : LUANN
24. Dental patient, often : RINSER
25. Daughter of Zeus and Leda : HELEN
28. Drum that might accompany a fife : TABOR
30. First carrier to offer regular in-flight movies, 1961 : TWA
31. Garment made of Gore-Tex, maybe : ANORAK
33. They're no longer tender in a typical trattoria : LIRE
34. Yellowfin, on some menus : AHI
35. Tangles with, in the country : RASSLES
37. Classic Chrysler : LEBARON
39. Lead characters in "Mork & Mindy"? : EMS
40. Impart : LEND
42. Coaching concern : MORALE
43. Tillis or Tormé : MEL
44. Place to moor : INLET
46. Full of adrenaline, informally : AMPED
47. West Point newcomers : PLEBES
49. Aids in marketing? : CARTS
51. O. Henry is known for one : AWARD
52. Baccarat cousin : FARO
53. Estrangement : RIFT
57. Zip : NADA
58. 1971 film with the tagline "You don't assign him to murder cases. You just turn him loose." : DIRTYHARRY
60. Like shellfish : TREF
61. Regime change catalyst : PALACECOUP
62. Hard worker : SERF
63. Site near an outdoor recording session in "Help!" : STONEHENGE
1. Pot item : CHIP
2. Prefix with -stat : AERO
3. Pool protector : TARP
4. Six-time Lombardi Trophy winners : STEELERS
5. Rx chain : CVS
6. Spanish wine : RIOJA
7. Leaning : ASLANT
8. Like the snowy owl : DIURNAL
9. Very much : LOTS
10. Shanghai-to-Tokyo dir. : ENE
11. Block during a blizzard : ICEIN
12. Genre that glorifies gunplay : GANGSTARAP
13. Mostly : ONTHEWHOLE
14. Checked : RESTRAINED
21. Emergency oil rig visitor : FIREBOAT
23. Out of one's league? : UNALLIED
24. "Whitman Cantata" composer : ROREM
25. Part of an iconic Eden outfit : HAREMPANTS
26. Durable kitchen items : ENAMELWARE
27. Low-priced item, maybe : LOSSLEADER
29. Cartoonist Keane : BIL
32. Ululates : KEENS
36. TV show that has spawned many movies, briefly : SNL
38. Cold war concern : ARMSRACE
41. Yvonne of "The Munsters" : DECARLO
45. Striped identifier : TARTAN
48. Zach ___, "Garden State" actor/director : BRAFF
50. Early automaker Frederick Henry ___ : ROYCE
52. Direction from on high : FIAT
54. Weights, colloquially : IRON
55. "Hullabaloo" dance : FRUG
56. Bang out : TYPE
58. Fielding feats, for short : DPS
59. When repeated, a sneaky laugh : HEH

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

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