New York Times, Thursday, July 12, 2012

Author: Pawel Fludzinski
Editor: Will Shortz
Pawel Fludzinski
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Fludzinski. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 22,892
Across Down
1. Indianapolis-based sports org. : NCAA
5. ___ engine : HEMI
9. "Give me ___" : ASIGN
14. Hamlet : BURG
15. Impulse carrier : AXON
16. Strand in the water? : ECOLI
17. Worship : ADORATION
19. Former Baby Bell : NYNEX
20. Club : CIRCLE
21. Dion who didn't sing with the Belmonts : CELINE
22. It has a round bottom : WOK
24. With 37-/46-Across, difficult things to be "between" : THEDEVILAND
26. Its state flower is the camellia: Abbr. : ALA
27. Supplied : FED
28. Hit Broadway musical set partly in a tomb : AIDA
29. Drill sound? : TENHUT
31. Symbol of the planet Neptune : PSI
32. It's all downhill from here : ACME
36. Like some almanac data : TIDAL
37. See 24-Across : THE
38. "... whole world ___ hands" : INHIS
39. Traumatize : SCAR
40. Flit : GAD
41. Morticia or Uncle Fester : ADDAMS
42. Apply roughly : DAUB
44. Something that's not hard to drink? : ALE
45. "Riddle-me-___" : REE
46. See 24-Across : DEEPBLUESEA
50. Not in this direction : YON
51. Cap add-on : EARLAP
52. It might be used for tracking shots : BARTAB
54. Old lab burners : ETNAS
55. Champion wannabe : CONTENDER
58. Take a coat off : DEICE
59. Deal preceder : ANTE
60. 28-Across locale : NILE
61. Look accompanying the comment "Is that all you got?" : SNEER
62. Not natural, in a way : DYED
63. Grills : ASKS
1. Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy org. : NBA
2. It's a mouthful : CUD
3. With 30-Down, difficult things to be "between" : AROCKANDA
4. Prefix with culture : AGRI
5. Kind of job : HATCHET
6. Like Napoleon : EXILED
7. Called on a farm : MOOED
8. Country ___ : INN
9. Source of the line "Each of us bears his own Hell" : AENEID
10. With 33-Down, difficult things to be "between" : SCYLLAAND
11. Ancient land SE of Lesbos : IONIA
12. Close in Hollywood : GLENN
13. Overruled : NIXED
18. Crafty : ARTFUL
21. Roman numeral that's an anagram of part of Caesar's boast : CVII
22. Part of Los Angeles : WATTS
23. Kind of acid : OLEIC
25. What Fred Astaire danced with : EASE
30. See 3-Down : HARDPLACE
31. Ultimate degree? : PHD
33. See 10-Down : CHARYBDIS
34. Old copier : MIMEO
35. City north of Bonn : ESSEN
37. "The forbidden fragrance" : TABU
38. Brainstorm : IDEATE
40. [Boy, am I in trouble now!] : GULP
41. Given a tip : ALERTED
43. Bully, by nature : ABASER
44. Four-time Pro Bowler ___ Samuel : ASANTE
46. Scouts' work : DEEDS
47. Like victuals : EATEN
48. Orange TV character : ERNIE
49. Black : EBONY
53. Tolstoy heroine : ANNA
55. Heel : CAD
56. Utah state animal : ELK
57. Low-___ : RES

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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