New York Times, Saturday, July 14, 2012

Author: Brad Wilber and Doug Peterson
Editor: Will Shortz
Brad Wilber
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1.60001
Doug Peterson
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1.62200

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Wilber. This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Peterson. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 22,894
Across Down
1. Destination for many a quilter : CRAFTFAIR
10. One with a supporting role? : BRACE
15. Forty-niners' song : OHSUSANNA
16. Fresh : LIPPY
17. War with little or no active warfare : SITZKRIEG
18. River from the Graian Alps : ISERE
19. "Little" sister in "Hairspray" : INEZ
20. Backpacker's bagful : GORP
21. Pirate's shoulder, stereotypically : PERCH
22. Land on the Arctic Circle: Abbr. : NOR
23. Nobelist Bloch or Lorenz : KONRAD
25. French town fortified by Charlemagne : STLO
26. City whose name means "eat" : ESSEN
28. Absorb : SOPUP
30. Carrier whose theme is "Rhapsody in Blue": Abbr. : UAL
31. Head, or heading: Abbr. : DIR
33. Way out : RECOURSE
35. Went ballistic : HADAFIT
39. Inexperience : RAWNESS
40. Honor for an ace : AIRMEDAL
42. "How I Met Your Mother" guy : TED
43. Skipper's syllable : TRA
44. Add some stuffing to : REPAD
46. Is imminent : LOOMS
50. Persian language? : MEWS
52. Keep spinning, as yarns : RETELL
54. Stack of chips, sometimes : BET
55. Ticket specification : ADULT
57. Band parodied by Weird Al Yankovic's "Dare to Be Stupid" : DEVO
58. Homeroom response : HERE
59. Report in the funny papers? : KAPOW
60. "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" author : ERICCARLE
62. Expedite some union business? : ELOPE
63. Triumphantly boastful : COCKAHOOP
64. Racket-raising Richards : RENEE
65. Attire for Little Lord Fauntleroy : KNEEPANTS
1. 0, for 90º : COSINE
2. Massive chargers : RHINOS
3. Goldilocks and others : ASTERS
4. Nap kin : FUZZ
5. "How could you?!" : TSK
6. Red River city : FARGO
7. Parts of galvanic cells : ANIONS
8. Off : INERROR
9. Option for printing archival copies : RAGPAPER
10. It's hardly a trend : BLIP
11. Stops lying : RISES
12. Opening : APERTURE
13. Revival meeting? : CPRCLASS
14. Halloween costume parts : EYEHOLES
23. Assailant without a gun : KNIFER
24. Bit of old European money : DUCAT
27. Edible red ball : EDAM
29. Rice served after him : POWELL
32. Line-item veto target, often : RIDER
34. Command to return to a former state : UNDO
35. One may supply boaters : HATMAKER
36. Pet kept by Wilson, Harding and Coolidge : AIREDALE
37. Tap : DRAWUPON
38. Obsolescent music option : TAPEDECK
41. In a bit : LATERON
45. 38-Down, for one : DEVICE
47. Fairy king : OBERON
48. Red selection : MERLOT
49. Gets in hot water? : STEEPS
51. Geometry calculation : SLOPE
53. "An Essay Concerning Human Understanding" writer : LOCKE
56. Too cute, in Cambridge : TWEE
58. "Good one!" : HAHA
61. Restrict, in a way : CAP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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