New York Times, Saturday, July 7, 2012

Author: Tim Croce
Editor: Will Shortz
Tim Croce
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Croce. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. [If ya get what I mean ...] : WINKWINK
9. Person in upper sales? : DEALER
15. All together : ASONEMAN
16. Title bandit in a Verdi work : ERNANI
17. "Ixnay" : ITSANOGO
18. See 19-Across : CATNAP
19. Took an 18-Across : SLEPT
20. Long-___ : AWAITED
22. Wife of Angel Clare, in literature : TESS
23. All together : INSUM
24. Lundi ___ : GRAS
27. 100% reliable : ASGOODASGOLD
30. Like the Three Stooges : WACKY
32. Stream past Memphis : NILE
33. Through : VIA
34. Worthy of being tossed : JUNKY
35. Shooting spot : SET
36. Smart one? : ALECK
38. N.C.A.A.'s Conference ___ : USA
39. Provider of some light fare : POPS
41. 1,000 liters : STERE
42. 1980s gangster sobriquet : THETEFLONDON
45. "Oh, O.K." : SURE
46. Kind of pressure : SINUS
47. Not be off : STAY
51. Kind of pressure : OSMOTIC
53. "Fingers crossed" : IHOPE
54. Ibsen title heroine : GABLER
56. Danish ancestor : OLDNORSE
58. Yanks are part of it : ALEAST
59. Woody Allen film subjects : NEUROSES
60. Be taken for : PASSAS
61. Complement from the chef? : SIDEDISH
1. It's often tape-measured : WAIST
2. Agave fiber : ISTLE
3. Edges : NOSES
4. Hiker's purchase : KNAPSACK
5. Stopped working : WENT
6. Texter's P.O.V. preceder : IMO
7. Where Tara Lipinski upset Michelle Kwan : NAGANO
8. Has the material mastered : KNOWSONESONIONS
9. One with an important point? : DECIMAL
10. Form of "sum" : ERAT
11. Insect pupa sold as turtle food : ANTEGG
12. Jeep alternative : LANDROVER
13. Disney doe : ENA
14. Reason to do patchwork? : RIP
21. What a dodger might face : AUDIT
23. 1982 Donald Fagen hit subtitled "What a Beautiful World" : IGY
25. She asked "What IS an un-birthday present?" : ALICE
26. Home to Ellsworth A.F.B. : SDAK
28. Means of audio-visual connection : SKYPE
29. N.Z. was a member of it : SEATO
30. Chinese martial arts, collectively : WUSHU
31. Many gastrointestinal tract residents : ANAEROBES
34. Extrudes : JUTS
35. Floor exercise maneuver : SPLIT
37. Preventer of photographic glare : LENSHOOD
40. In some way : OFSORTS
41. 1960s org. revived in 2006 : SDS
43. Newtons per ampere-meter : TESLAS
44. Scientific research centers? : NUCLEI
48. Leotards cover them : TORSI
49. Areas for some kneelers : APSES
50. "Oh, for goodness' sake!" : YEESH
52. Neighbor of Apache Junction : MESA
53. Apropos of : INRE
54. Orthodontist's concern : GAP
55. Copying : ALA
57. One not going out with a bang? : DUD

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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