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New York Times, Saturday, May 5, 2012

Author: Ned White
Editor: Will Shortz
Ned White
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JW} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. White. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 22,824
Across Down
1. Fault line? : IGOOFED
8. Rope holding down a bowsprit : BOBSTAY
15. Great part for Duvall? : SANTINI
16. 1945 Tommy Dorsey hit : OPUSONE
17. Medium frequencies include them : AMBANDS
18. Journalists James and James Jr. : RESTONS
19. Nigerian language : IBO
20. Ingredient in gourmet potato chips : SEASALT
22. ___ de guerre : CRI
23. Scary sucker, for short : DRAC
25. Bastes : DRUBS
26. Look down : POUT
27. Shot stuff : SERUM
29. LP insert? : MNO
30. Pungent fish topper : AIOLI
31. Longtime ace : OLDPAL
33. Goes gray : GRIZZLES
35. Part of some fruit drink names : CRAN
37. Film with the protagonist "Z" : ANTZ
38. Any of three title characters in a long-running Cartoon Network series : AQUATEEN
42. See 46-Across : BEAVER
46. With 42-Across, old ad mascot who sang "It's dandy for your teeth" : BUCKY
47. Worked (up) : HET
49. Source of the word "robot" : CZECH
50. Salad, often : SIDE
51. ___ up (brawl) : MIXIT
53. Big name in jewelry retail : ZALE
54. Mouths, to Marius : ORA
55. Spartan : AUSTERE
57. Ad trailer? : LIB
58. Reaches the age of : LIVESTO
60. It forms much of Lombardy's southern border : RIVERPO
62. One : UNIFIED
63. Central feature of St. Peter's Square : OBELISK
64. Taco alternative : TOSTADA
65. "Coppelia" composer : DELIBES
1. Parent's peremptory "reason" : ISAIDSO
2. Common barn roof : GAMBREL
3. Passenger's status : ONBOARD
4. Taxonomy suffix : OTA
5. Drum and bass parts : FINS
6. Through : ENDED
7. Get heat from? : DISARM
8. Part of French Polynesia : BORABORA
9. Some German models : OPELS
10. Boom follower, maybe : BUST
11. Boom maker, once : SST
12. Gnarly : TOOCOOL
13. Author of "The Stranger Beside Me," 1980 : ANNRULE
14. Beatles tune that begins "If you wear red tonight" : YESITIS
21. Like arias : SUNG
24. Sugar : CUPCAKE
26. Dash : PIZZAZZ
28. Oscar winner after "On the Waterfront" : MARTY
30. Onetime Lake Texcoco dweller : AZTEC
32. Papuan port : LAE
34. Having five sharps : INB
36. Drink that had a Wild Red variety : NEHISODA
38. Drink that has a Ruby Red variety : ABSOLUT
39. Philippine province on Luzon : QUIRINO
40. The Aggies of the Big West Conf. : UCDAVIS
41. "What ___?" : NEXT
43. Steak or chop choice : VEALRIB
44. Cover-up witnessed by millions? : ECLIPSE
45. Relatives of dik-diks : RHEBOKS
48. Car bar : TIEROD
51. So as not to be overheard, say : MUTED
52. Alabama or Missouri : TRIBE
55. ___-Pacific : ASIA
56. First name in long jumping : EVEL
59. Small creature that undergoes metamorphosis : EFT
61. Clinton or Bush, once : ELI

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 7 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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