New York Times, Friday, April 13, 2012

Author: Tim Croce
Editor: Will Shortz
Tim Croce
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Croce. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 22,802
Across Down
1. "I'd like to hear any justification at all" : GIVEMEONEREASON
16. Young and inexperienced : INONESSALADDAYS
17. "Yeah, and ...?" : SOWHATELSEISNEW
18. Olympians brought them down : TITANS
19. Flutter the eyelids, say : STIR
20. First name in horror : LON
21. "I should ___ die with pity": King Lear : EEN
24. Surfing business? : ETAIL
27. Hole in the wall : CRANNY
30. "Roxana: The Fortunate Mistress" novelist : DEFOE
31. Antebellum Ohio, e.g. : FREESTATE
34. Like much lumber : SAWN
35. Intl. group whose biennial conferences are focuses of protest : WTO
36. Follower of grazing cattle : COWBIRD
38. Put away : EAT
39. Word repeated before "lama sabachthani" in Mark 15 : ELOI
41. Frames wind up on them : FILMREELS
43. Some crosses : LEFTS
45. "Love Actually" co-star, 2003 : NEESON
46. River that the dead drank from, in myth : LETHE
47. You may leave them in stitches: Abbr. : ERS
48. "Das ___ gut!" : IST
51. Bottom : RUMP
53. Convertible : RAGTOP
56. Bar cliché : YOURPLACEORMINE
61. It shows many flight numbers : INSTRUMENTPANEL
62. Doesn't take the cake? : PASSESONDESSERT
1. You'll get it from CliffsNotes : GIST
2. Way to fry : INOIL
3. Promise one will : VOWTO
4. Better : ENHANCE
5. With 35-Down, have no malice : MEAN
6. Quoted figs. : ESTS
7. Sweet ending? : OSE
8. Big inits. in paperback publishing : NAL
9. Urban rumblers : ELS
10. Pulitzer-winning poet Armantrout and others : RAES
11. Ready for publication : EDITED
12. What Web page sponsors may link to : ADSITES
13. Seat of Marin County, Calif. : SANRAFAEL
14. "Listen up!," to Luis : OYE
15. State bordering the Pacific: Abbr. : NSW
21. Tangle up : ENTWINE
22. One who shouldn't be helping : ENABLER
23. Winner of over 100 Pulitzer Prizes, briefly : NYTIMES
25. Chiwere speakers : IOWAS
26. Time to abstain : LENT
28. Things done for fun, for short : REC
29. From : ASOF
31. Home of the U.S. Army Women's Museum : FTLEE
32. Upper house support : ROOFTRUSS
33. Misunderstands, say : ERRS
35. See 5-Down : WELL
37. ___ volente : DEO
40. "Ow-w-w!" : ITHURTS
42. They're hard to figure out : ENIGMAS
44. Always, in scores : SEMPRE
49. "Rotten School" series author : STINE
50. Photographer's bath : TONER
52. Underscore neighbor : PLUS
53. Mindless : ROTE
54. Some MoMA works : ARPS
55. Hide : PELT
56. Small bark : YIP
57. ___ good day : ONA
58. "Odi et ___": Catullus : AMO
59. 2000s, e.g.: Abbr. : CEN
60. One may be tight : END

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