New York Times, Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Author: Peter A. Collins and Joe Krozel
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter A. Collins
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1.564273
Joe Krozel
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1.48055

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Rows: 16, Columns: 15, Words: 75, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JXZ} This is puzzle # 56 for Mr. Collins. This is puzzle # 54 for Mr. Krozel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 22,779
Across Down
1. Says impulsively : BLURTS
7. Everything : THELOT
13. Southwestern spread : RANCHO
14. Precious : DEARONE
15. Harm : IMPAIR
16. Horsehide leather : CORDOVAN
17. Men's patriotic org. : SAR
18. Lower : NETHER
20. Evening on the Arno : SERA
21. Walt Frazier or Patrick Ewing : KNICK
23. Some museum pieces : VASES
25. Over there : YON
26. Danish shoe company : ECCO
27. Fraternity letters : PSIS
28. Horseshoe-shaped fastener : UBOLT
30. Nickname for 42-Across : THEQUEENOFSOUL
33. Bummed : SAD
34. The U.K. is in it, but Ire. is not : NATO
35. Rainy and cold : RAW
36. Exit key : ESC
37. Willing : FAIN
39. Day-___ : GLO
42. Singer born March 25, 1942 : ARETHAFRANKLIN
46. Mural painter Rivera : DIEGO
47. Koh-i-___ diamond : NOOR
48. Fill : SATE
49. Where IVs might be hooked up : ERS
50. ___ Penh : PHNOM
52. ___ Bees (big company in personal care products) : BURTS
53. A ponytail hangs over it : NAPE
55. "Yowzer!" : OOLALA
57. Biblical judge : ELI
58. Holders of frozen assets? : ICETRAYS
60. Withstood : ABIDED
62. Religious figures : RECTORS
63. Specifically : BYNAME
64. Largest city on the Belgian coast : OSTEND
65. Examined thoroughly, with "through" : SIFTED
1. Meat cuts : BRISKETS
2. Sancho Panza's land : LAMANCHA
3. Yet to be tagged, say : UNPRICED
4. Elvis's label : RCA
5. 1968 hit for 42-Across : THINK
6. Irked : SORE
7. ___ Haute : TERRE
8. "I've ___ it!" : HAD
9. God whose name is 6-Down reversed : EROS
10. See 52-Down : LOVEYOU
11. Putting up big numbers : ONAROLL
12. Studio occupant, e.g. : TENANT
14. Recess rebuttal, perhaps : DOESSO
16. 1967 hit for 42-Across : CHAINOFFOOLS
19. Family room fixture : TVSET
22. ___ au vin : COQ
24. "Valley of the Dolls" author : SUSANN
27. It has fuzz : PEACH
29. End of many a concert : BOW
31. Pull a cork out of : UNSTOP
32. Brother : FRIAR
36. Mental image, for short? : EEG
38. Bouquet : AROMA
39. Gave the evil eye : GLAREDAT
40. 1962 Neil Simon musical : LITTLEME
41. Not bilateral : ONESIDED
42. Chuck Yeager and others : AIRACES
43. 1967 hit for 42-Across : RESPECT
44. Irks : ANNOYS
45. The Wildcats of the Big 12 Conf. : KSU
46. Bickle portrayer in "Taxi Driver" : DENIRO
51. Stash : HOARD
52. With 10-Down, 1967 hit for 42-Across : BABYI
54. Suffix with kitchen : ETTE
56. Bell ___ : LABS
59. Howard of Hollywood : RON
61. Like Beethoven's Sixth Symphony : INF

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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