New York Times, Monday, March 4, 2013

Author: Ian Livengood
Editor: Will Shortz
Ian Livengood
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Livengood. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 23,127
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1. ___-Saxon : ANGLO
6. Chicago winter clock setting: Abbr. : CST
9. Daffodil-to-be : BULB
13. Big name in plastic wrap : SARAN
14. Performance for one : SOLO
15. Norway's capital : OSLO
16. Legal thriller author who wrote "Presumed Innocent" : SCOTTTUROW
18. One-named supermodel from Somalia : IMAN
19. "___ see now!" ("Aha!") : OHI
20. End of the Greek alphabet : OMEGA
21. Thyroid, for instance : GLAND
22. Illustrious warrior returning from battle : CONQUERINGHERO
25. Diner coffee container : URN
26. Rowing implements : OARS
27. Visitors to baby Jesus : MAGI
30. Fake : FEIGN
33. Laugh syllable : HAR
36. King Tut, e.g. : EGYPTIANPHARAOH
40. Skirt line : HEM
41. Increase : ADDTO
42. Nevada city on the Humboldt River : ELKO
43. "Little" Dickens girl : NELL
45. Bovine mouthful : CUD
47. Four-time Daytona 500 winner : CALEYARBOROUGH
54. Cover all the ___ : BASES
55. Wanders : ROAMS
56. "No seating" letters on Broadway : SRO
57. ___ the Red (Viking explorer) : ERIC
58. Journalists' office : NEWSBUREAU
60. Talk up : TOUT
61. Finales : ENDS
62. Armstrong of jazz : LOUIS
63. Something for the needy : ALMS
64. When the sun is out : DAY
65. Enough : AMPLE
1. Part of N.A.A.C.P.: Abbr. : ASSOC
2. Cantina chip : NACHO
3. Body part often pulled in sports : GROIN
4. Back muscle, for short : LAT
5. Traveling, as a band : ONTOUR
6. Small Welsh dog : CORGI
7. M.I.T. business school name : SLOAN
8. AAA offering : TOW
9. Water heater : BOILER
10. Law officer wearing a star : USMARSHAL
11. Grassy expanse in the Southwest : LLANO
12. Name said before and after James : BOND
14. One in court : SUER
17. Some Feds : TMEN
21. West African nation : GHANA
23. One-liner : QUIP
24. Artist Vincent van ___ : GOGH
27. "Whatever" : MEH
28. Ripen : AGE
29. Sporting venue : GYMNASIUM
30. Fleeting craze : FAD
31. "The Lord of the Rings" tree creature : ENT
32. Wall St. debut : IPO
34. Just fine : AOK
35. Greek letter that sounds like the end of 16-, 22-, 36-, 47- or 58-Across : RHO
37. Accounts of Scheherazade : TALES
38. Sit ___ by : IDLY
39. Make over : REDO
44. Picks via ballot : ELECTS
45. Hair parter : COMB
46. Andress of "Dr. No" : URSULA
47. Yule song : CAROL
48. Sporting venue : ARENA
49. Rambunctious : ROWDY
50. Low-voiced chorus member : BASS
51. Deplete : USEUP
52. Quest in a Monty Python movie : GRAIL
53. Monopoly purchase before a hotel : HOUSE
54. Old VHS rival : BETA
58. Homer's neighbor on "The Simpsons" : NED
59. CD-___ : ROM

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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