New York Times, Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JVZ} This is puzzle # 197 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Andersson of "Persona" : BIBI
5. Bilko and Friday: Abbr. : SGTS
9. Pie choice : APPLE
14. Black, to bards : EBON
15. Ritz look-alike of old : HIHO
16. Simon of Duran Duran : LEBON
17. Managed care grps. : HMOS
18. Sch. type : ELEM
19. Gut course : EASYA
20. F.D.A.-banned weight-loss supplement : EPHEDRA
22. Next century's end : MMCC
24. Edinburgh's locale, in poetry : SCOTIA
25. It may be fit for a queen : BEDSHEET
29. Menu general : TSO
30. Some flights : STAIRS
32. Drop ___ : TROU
33. Blackens with chimney grime : SOOTS
34. Subway Series borough : BRONX
35. What the six groups of circled letters represent : TOWNSQUARES
38. Ivy League sch. : UPENN
40. Excessive : UNDUE
41. Girl in a Beatles title : RITA
42. Patronized a restaurant : ATEOUT
44. Toward the rear : AFT
47. Close-fitting women's garments : BUSTIERS
49. "In conclusion ..." : LASTLY
51. People who valued vicuña wool : INCA
52. Hale telescope's observatory : PALOMAR
53. Words of denial : IDONT
56. "Add to ___" (e-shopper's button) : CART
58. Wig style : AFRO
59. Egypt's Sadat : ANWAR
60. Sport with touches : EPEE
61. Sound like a banshee : KEEN
62. Wonder Woman's weapon : LASSO
63. Takes night courses? : SUPS
64. Zaire's Mobutu ___ Seko : SESE
1. Urgent request : BEHEST
2. Cloned office equipment : IBMPCS
3. [That's such a shame!] : BOOHOO
4. Cartographic detail : INSET
5. Marriott competitor : SHERATON
6. Arizona county or river : GILA
7. Everyday article : THE
8. Elke of film : SOMMER
9. Baldwin and others : ALECS
10. Atlanta's main street : PEACHTREE
11. "Sesame Street" channel : PBS
12. Powell's "The Thin Man" co-star : LOY
13. Doe in "Bambi" : ENA
21. Wash one's hands of : DISOWN
23. Rx writers : MDS
25. Starters at some seafood restaurants : BISQUES
26. Lust, deified : EROS
27. Lo-o-o-ong time : EON
28. Monkey suit : TUX
31. Cadillac model unveiled in 2012 : ATS
33. Some Beethoven works : SONATINAS
34. Really, really tough : BRUTAL
35. Hanoi holidays : TETS
36. ___ Chicago Grill : UNO
37. Really looks up to : ADULATES
38. Populous area, informally : URB
39. More, on a score : PIU
42. Early nuclear org. : AEC
43. Uses as a pattern : TRACES
44. Withdrawal charge : ATMFEE
45. Distress signals : FLARES
46. Old county of Northern Ireland : TYRONE
48. 101 course, typically : INTRO
50. Is in hot water? : SOAKS
52. Attend Choate, say : PREP
53. Proverb ender? : IAL
54. Evidence in paternity suits : DNA
55. Hammer-on-the-thumb cries : OWS
57. "The Simpsons" merchant : APU

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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