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New York Times, Monday, July 30, 2012

Author: Rosemarie Dolan and Christopher Geach
Editor: Will Shortz
Rosemarie Dolan
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Christopher Geach
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Dolan This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Geach NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Translucent mineral in sheets : MICA
5. Telephone wire, for a bird : PERCH
10. Trudge : SLOG
14. Santa ___ (hot desert winds) : ANAS
15. Hodgepodges : OLIOS
16. Prefix with plane : AERO
17. Alternative name for 42-Down : DARKKNIGHT
19. Buzzing annoyance : GNAT
20. Greek god of the ocean : POSEIDON
21. Go together perfectly : MATCH
22. Buddy : PAL
23. "___ the twain shall meet" : NEER
24. Capital of the Philippines : MANILA
25. Prefix with lateral : UNI
26. QBs pass for them : TDS
27. Treat, as leather : TAN
28. Moon landing vehicle, for short : LEM
29. Upside-down six : NINE
31. Mustachioed plumber of Nintendo games : MARIO
33. Alternative name for 42-Down : CAPEDCRUSADER
39. Having pricked ears : ALERT
40. Like 2, 4, 6, 8, etc. : EVEN
42. Twice, in music : BIS
45. Foxlike : SLY
46. Insult, slangily : DIS
49. "Am ___ blame?" : ITO
50. Middle part of a Shakespearean play : ACTIII
52. What an aphrodisiac may produce : LUST
53. Schlep : LUG
54. Call playful names, say : TEASE
55. Topple : FALLOVER
57. Central : MAIN
58. Alternative name for 42-Down : BRUCEWAYNE
60. Farming prefix : AGRO
61. Green military cap : BERET
62. Geese flying formations : VEES
63. Robin's haven : NEST
64. Numerical data : STATS
65. Opposite of subtracts : ADDS
1. "What, me worry?" magazine : MAD
2. Hysterical : INAPANIC
3. Area between Georgia and Virginia : CAROLINA
4. Questions : ASKS
5. Paid (up) : PONIED
6. Says "o'er" for "over," e.g. : ELIDES
7. Severity : RIGOR
8. Lawyer Roy of the McCarthy hearings : COHN
9. F.D.R.'s successor : HST
10. Carl who hosted "Cosmos" : SAGAN
11. Protein-rich vegetarian soup : LENTIL
12. Future revealer : ORACLE
13. Hometown of 42-Down : GOTHAM
18. ___ State (Ohio university) : KENT
21. Craze : MANIA
22. So-called "lowest form of humor" : PUN
24. Fourth rock from the sun : MARS
27. Letter after sigma : TAU
30. Eco-friendly org. : EPA
31. Actor with the catchphrase "I pity the fool!" : MRT
32. Poem of praise : ODE
34. ___ the Cow (mascot) : ELSIE
35. Store where you might take a number : DELI
36. Weep : CRY
37. Glaring malevolently : EVILEYED
38. Didn't keep, as a gift : RETURNED
41. Eggy Christmas drink : NOG
42. Comics debut of 1939 : BATMAN
43. Big freeze : ICEAGE
44. Flight between floors : STAIRS
46. Melodious : DULCET
47. Keys : ISLETS
48. Stash : STOW
51. "War ___ the answer" : ISNOT
52. First lady before Michelle : LAURA
55. Worry : FRET
56. "___-voom!" : VAVA
58. Air gun ammo : BBS
59. Road curve : ESS

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

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