New York Times, Saturday, August 11, 2012

Author: Josh Knapp
Editor: Will Shortz
Josh Knapp
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Knapp. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. 1982 Stephen King horror film : CREEPSHOW
10. Domain of some invasions : SCIFI
15. Feature of some English gardens : HEDGEMAZE
16. Poet who wrote "All pity is self-pity" : AUDEN
17. "Talk to Her" director/screenwriter, 2002 : ALMODOVAR
18. Papers, collectively : PRESS
19. Sch. that Theo Huxtable attended on "The Cosby Show" : NYU
20. Not straight : SKEWED
22. Noted dark film star of the 1930s : TOTO
23. Call for dinner, maybe : GONG
25. Kinda : INAWAY
27. Epithet for many a rapper : LIL
28. Evasive tactic : ENDRUN
30. Classic 1977 song with the repeated line "Let's get together and feel all right" : ONELOVE
32. ___ Lee : ANG
33. Marooned person's aid : FLAREGUN
34. Shudra, for one : CASTE
37. Dungeons & Dragons figure : ELF
38. It might be cheating : TRYST
39. With genuine effort : ACTIVELY
41. U.N. observer starting in '74 : PLO
42. Figure of speech? : PHONEME
43. One of the 12 tribes of Israel : REUBEN
47. Moon, in Chinese : YIN
48. Arizona county with a national monument of the same name : NAVAJO
51. Cutesy sign-off : XOXO
52. Apiphobe's bane : BEES
54. Dessert with a spoon : GELATO
56. Save one's breath, maybe? : NOD
57. ___-jazz : AVANT
59. Queen with a prominent bust : NEFERTITI
61. "King Lear" character : REGAN
62. Likely to scar : TRAUMATIC
63. Crackerjack : ADEPT
64. It goes from post to post : HORSERACE
1. Political challenger's promise : CHANGE
2. Trust : RELYON
3. "King Lear" character : EDMUND
4. It might get in the way of progress : EGO
5. Driver's concerns, briefly : PEDS
6. Really hot : SMOKING
7. Retreat : HAVEN
8. Longtime Tanglewood figure : OZAWA
9. One on a lunar calendar? : WEREWOLF
10. Con target : SAP
11. Laconic : CURT
12. School : IDEOLOGY
13. Annual holiday with an "airing of grievances" : FESTIVUS
14. Like a brat : INSOLENT
21. Gender-ambiguous name : DANA
24. Cheesy crust : GRATIN
26. Kid-lit title character who says "I am the ruler of all that I see!" : YERTLE
29. Not on the level : UNEVEN
31. "The Phantom of the Opera" writer : LEROUX
33. Stylish, in slang : FLY
34. Largest living rodent : CAPYBARA
35. Realized : ACHIEVED
36. Primitive : STONEAGE
37. Like President James K. Polk : ELEVENTH
40. iPad read, maybe : EMAG
41. Shape-shifting Greek sea god : PROTEUS
44. Like a fair señorita : BONITA
45. Not from around here : EXOTIC
46. "Ain't gonna happen" : NODICE
49. Former G.M. compact : ALERO
50. Aladdin's enemy : JAFAR
53. When repeated, [Hurry it up!] : SNAP
55. "... a man no mightier than thyself ___": "Julius Caesar" : ORME
58. Letters on some sticks : TNT
60. Pitching need : TAR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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