New York Times, Saturday, June 9, 2012

Author: David Quarfoot
Editor: Will Shortz
David Quarfoot
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {FXZ} This is puzzle # 36 for Mr. Quarfoot. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Al Jazeera locale : DOHAQATAR
10. Shot : PHOTO
15. 2012 election issue : OBAMACARE
16. Set ___ : ATRAP
17. Flip : GOBANANAS
18. Boss's directive : SEEME
19. Mens ___ : REA
20. Soup flavorer : DILL
21. Source of some inside info? : CTSCAN
22. Trouble in the night : APNEA
24. Snarky reply after a lecture : ISTHATALL
26. W.W. II battle town : CAEN
27. Bird named for its call : NENE
28. Foreign leader : REY
29. Slip : ERROR
31. Relishes : EATSUP
34. Leader given the posthumous title Rex Perpetuus Norvegiae : STOLAV
36. Trinity member : THESON
40. Jones's "Men in Black" role : AGENTK
44. Calculus, e.g. : STONE
45. Undercover wear? : PJS
48. Close up : SEAL
49. Mates : CREW
50. Collegiate honor society of Bloomberg and Iacocca : TAUBETAPI
53. Annie who voiced Bo Peep in "Toy Story" : POTTS
54. Sticking points? : BRIARS
55. Cross reference? : INRI
57. Executed : DID
58. Word with control or sight : OUTTA
59. Access provider : LOGINNAME
61. Some are bitter : ALOES
62. Avalanche gear : ICESKATES
63. Clipped : TERSE
64. #1 on VH1's "40 Hottest Hotties of the '90s" : MARKYMARK
1. Popular events for gamblers : DOGRACES
2. The duck in "Peter and the Wolf" : OBOEPART
3. It rates over 100,000 on the Scoville scale : HABANERO
4. Health advocacy abbr. : AMA
5. Grilling option : QANDA
6. Berry variety : ACAI
7. Nudist's lack : TANLINE
8. Shrinking body : ARALSEA
9. Brief word : RES
10. Noodles : PASTA
11. '50s trial : HTEST
12. Rock carrier : ORECAR
13. Dish containing masa : TAMALE
14. How one might speak : OPENLY
21. Where to pin a medal : CHEST
23. First name in aviation : ENOLA
25. Major downer? : TNT
30. Taunt : RAG
32. Pause fillers : UHS
33. ___ Park, home of the San Diego Padres : PETCO
35. Wedding wear : VESTS
37. Spreadsheet command : SORTDATA
38. Hockey shot involving two players : ONETIMER
39. Story locale? : NEWSDESK
41. School grp. : NEA
42. Food whose name comes from the Tupi language of South America : TAPIOCA
43. "M*A*S*H" character from Toledo, Ohio : KLINGER
45. Military craft : PTBOAT
46. "Pain Is Love" rapper : JARULE
47. Beau : SUITOR
51. Big name in motels : BATES
52. Clean, in a way : ERASE
53. What may represent "I" in American Sign Language : PINKY
56. Game played across the world : RISK
59. Calculus abbr. : LIM
60. Setting in "Call of Duty: Black Ops," informally : NAM

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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