New York Times, Thursday, April 5, 2012

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 41 Missing: {XZ} There are unchecked squares This is puzzle # 193 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Group of mountains : MASSIF
7. ___ a one : NARY
11. Perk for a C.E.O., maybe : JET
14. 1992 Wimbledon winner : AGASSI
15. Comics character who almost never speaks : ODIE
16. Cry spelled with an accent on the last letter : OLE
17. Pastime for Napoleon and Fidel Castro : GAMEOFCHESS
19. Tube top : CAP
20. Oarlock : THOLE
21. ___ terrier : SKYE
22. E-help page : FAQ
25. It prompted a flood of "Psycho" analysis : SHOWERSCENE
27. Bank of Israel : LEUMI
29. Woody part of Ohio? : HAYES
30. Songlike : ARIOSE
31. Understands, to a Scot : KENS
32. One way to choose : BYLOT
33. Stop on ___ : ADIME
36. "Lou Grant" paper, with "the" : TRIB
37. Where King Arthur was conveyed for his wounds to be healed : AVALON
38. Make part of the mix : ADDIN
42. Stanley who wrote "George Mills" : ELKIN
43. Chosen beforehand : PRESELECTED
47. Org. in '70s headlines : SLA
48. ___ Hashana : ROSH
49. Long-___ : EARED
50. Prefix with posit : OVI
51. Things waved at the Indy 500 : RACINGFLAGS
57. Photog's master : NEG
58. Spanish direction : ESTE
59. Cologne brand : ARAMIS
60. Govt.-issued ID : SSN
61. Come clean, with "up" : FESS
62. Bomb defusers, often : ROBOTS
1. 16 or Seventeen, for short : MAG
2. Turkish title : AGA
3. Tom Hanks's "Sleepless in Seattle" role : SAM
4. Vancouver-to-Seattle dir. : SSE
5. Uniform: Prefix : ISO
6. Bottle of whiskey : FIFTH
7. Not in any way, informally : NOHOW
8. Title role in a 1975 Truffaut film : ADELEH
9. Choir's platform : RISER
10. "I'll do it!" : YES
11. Colorful riding gear : JOCKEYSILKS
12. Funny Boosler : ELAYNE
13. Cones on plains : TEPEES
18. One-third of Neapolitan, for short : CHOC
21. Prelude to a resignation, perhaps : SCANDAL
22. Liposuction target : FLAB
23. Eagle's nest: Var. : AERY
24. Bee production : QUILTDESIGN
25. ___ Chapel : SISTINE
26. Collected, as wheat : SHEAVED
28. Like Shakespeare's Othello : MOORISH
34. Work hard : MOIL
35. Sicilian province or its capital : ENNA
38. Blacksmiths' wear : APRONS
39. Crowds : DROVES
40. Does something about something : REACTS
41. Square at the end of the fourth row in Battleship : DTEN
44. It has terms regarding a term : LEASE
45. Breaks down : CRIES
46. Whodunit award : EDGAR
51. Make some calls : REF
52. Big do, for short : FRO
53. Testing zone : LAB
54. Te ___ : AMO
55. "Go on now!" : GIT
56. Grilling sound : SSS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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