New York Times, Friday, June 8, 2012

Author: Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor: Will Shortz
Martin Ashwood-Smith
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJKQWXYZ} Spans: 7, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 62 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. "I'm a Survivor" sitcom : REBA
5. "West Side Story" girlfriend : ANITA
10. Cabinet maker?: Abbr. : PRES
14. Icelandic saga subject : ERICTHERED
16. Long way to walk? : HALL
17. "Chantez-Chantez" singer, 1957 : DINAHSHORE
18. It's 180° from X : IIII
19. Cell division? : ANODE
20. Places to put up : INNS
21. It's taken by some coll. seniors : LSAT
22. Business brass : CEOS
24. Some encumbrances : LIENS
25. Class Notes subject, informally : ALUM
27. "___ Gott, vom Himmel sieh darein" (Bach cantata) : ACH
30. Memorial Day performance : TAPS
31. Almost in vain : TOLITTLEPURPOSE
36. Road locomotives : TRACTIONENGINES
37. Runners often seen in windows : AIRCONDITIONERS
38. Big names : VIPS
39. Poetic period : EEN
40. Idaho motto opener : ESTO
41. Big guns in the Mideast : EMIRS
43. Norman with a legendary swing : GREG
45. Flying ___ : DISC
46. Put away : ICED
50. Kosher's Islamic equivalent : HALAL
53. Digital protection : NAIL
54. Water flow regulator : SLUICEGATE
56. Dip ___ in : ATOE
57. Trafalgar Square figure : LORDNELSON
58. Lacking : SANS
59. Took home courses? : ATEIN
60. Salinger girl : ESME
1. Hester Prynne's stigma : REDA
2. Journalist Burnett of 55-Down : ERIN
3. Aid in judging distances : BINOCULARVISION
4. School rings? : ACADEMICCIRCLES
5. Some patient responses : AHS
6. Beverage once sold "in all popular flavors" : NEHI
7. Press : IRON
8. Coastal plunger : TERN
9. Some pitcherfuls : ADES
10. Southeast Asian soarer : PHILIPPINEEAGLE
11. Toasts : RAISESONESGLASS
12. First name in 2000 headlines : ELIAN
13. Venting aids : SLITS
15. Director Angelopoulos who won the 1988 Palme d'Or : THEO
23. The Five ___, 1950s million-selling doo-wop group : SATINS
24. Slow passage : LARGO
25. "___ baby!" : ATTA
26. Singer learning a script : LORI
28. Bonehead : CLOD
29. "Iceland" star, 1942 : HENIE
30. Function of some forks : TUNING
32. 1970s Thunderbird options : TTOPS
33. Rose family member : PETE
34. Waldorf-Astoria muralist : SERT
35. Tiger Express station brand : ESSO
41. ___ Edibles (food shop on "The Facts of Life") : EDNAS
42. Spyder rival : MIATA
44. South Korea's first president : RHEE
46. Luzón, e.g. : ISLA
47. Cardiological concern : CLOT
48. River at Chartres : EURE
49. Conn of "Grease" : DIDI
51. Its diameter is measured in picometers : ATOM
52. Singer Lovich : LENE
55. Home of "Your Bottom Line" : CNN

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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