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New York Times, Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Author: Adam G. Perl
Editor: Will Shortz
Adam G. Perl
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 80, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQXYZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Perl. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. With 10-Across and the circled letters, a best-selling novel, with "The" : GIRL
5. Excavation find : RELIC
10. See 1-Across : WITH
14. Environs : AREA
15. Musical exercise : ETUDE
16. Start of a legal memo : INRE
17. Heroine of 1-/10-Across, etc. : LISBETHSALANDER
20. Ballpark fig. : EST
21. It's found in stacks : SOOT
22. One taking a gander? : GOOSE
23. Bygone muscle cars : GTOS
24. The King's middle name : ARON
26. Horror film sound : SHRIEK
29. Zero personality? : OPERATOR
33. "___ is human" : TOERR
34. Kipling's "___ Din" : GUNGA
35. Tango requirement : TWO
36. During : AMID
37. It's to your advantage : ASSET
38. "Little piggies" : TOES
39. Actor Cariou : LEN
40. TV doctor Sanjay : GUPTA
41. Old photo tint : SEPIA
42. Silicon Valley city : LOSALTOS
44. 1940s Bikini blasts, for short : NTESTS
45. Cause for calling in the National Guard : RIOT
46. Takes to court : SUES
47. Not flighty : STAID
50. Lead-in to boy or girl : ATTA
51. Has been : WAS
54. Hero of 1-/10-Across, etc. : MIKAELBLOMKVIST
58. God of war and magic : ODIN
59. English Romantic poet William : BLAKE
60. Canal of song : ERIE
61. Part of a pool : GENE
62. Author Larsson of 1-/10-Across, etc. : STIEG
63. There's no "I" in it, they say : TEAM
1. Air force? : GALE
2. Rainbow goddess : IRIS
3. Relaxation : REST
4. Experimentation station : LAB
5. Seized again : RETOOK
6. Spirit of a people : ETHOS
7. One of the seven deadly sins : LUST
8. Gilbert and Sullivan princess : IDA
9. Cartoon frame : CEL
10. Actress Ryder : WINONA
11. Prefix with China : INDO
12. Number of Los Lonely Boys : TRES
13. "Take this" : HERE
18. Fragrant compound : ESTER
19. Public place in Athens : AGORA
23. Encircle : GIRD
24. Sleeper's problem : APNEA
25. Armory grp. : REGT
26. Conk out : STALL
27. Prefix with -pathy : HOMEO
28. Ones holding their horses? : REINS
29. Boots : OUSTS
30. Some sports car features : TTOPS
31. "You ___ to yourself ..." : OWEIT
32. Some Spanish flowers : ROSAS
34. "The ___ and Other Recent Discoveries About Human Sexuality" (1982 best seller) : GSPOT
37. Self starter? : AUTO
38. Perturbs, with "off" : TEES
40. Dance movement : GLIDE
41. Porterhouse, for one : STEAK
43. 1906 Massenet opera based on Greek myth : ARIANE
44. Mace source : NUTMEG
46. Feed, as a fire : STOKE
47. Factor in an air quality rating : SMOG
48. Beach washer : TIDE
49. Similar (to) : AKIN
50. Jai ___ : ALAI
51. Something a police informant might wear : WIRE
52. Where Indians live : ASIA
53. Stern's opposite : STEM
55. Figure watchers' figs. : LBS
56. Deli order, for short : BLT
57. Animal doc : VET

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