New York Times, Thursday, August 16, 2012

Author: Ethan Cooper
Editor: Will Shortz
Ethan Cooper
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Cooper. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Swiss ___ : CHARD
6. Derive (from) : STEM
10. Multimillion-selling band from Australia : ACDC
14. Sacré-___ (Paris landmark) : COEUR
15. Syringe : HYPO
16. Actress ___ Flynn Boyle : LARA
17. Aetna competitor : CIGNA
18. Blood-sharing? : AKIN
19. Bloodhound's lead : ODOR
20. Prison guard system? : ESCAPECONTROL
23. Level of achievement : STATURE
25. These days : LATELY
26. Healthful cooking option : CANOLA
27. "Let's see that again in ___" : SLOMO
29. D.O.J. heads : AGS
30. Hipster Capitol Hill worker after collapsing? : ALTPAGEDOWN
35. Sighs over, say : RUES
37. "... might ___ quietus make": Hamlet : HIS
38. Taylor on "The Andy Griffith Show" : OPIE
39. Bill at the "Star Wars" cantina? : SPACEBARTAB
44. E-mail suffix once required to join Facebook : EDU
45. Make grand statements : ORATE
46. Klemperer of "Hogan's Heroes" : WERNER
48. Company that introduced coin-slide washers in laundromats : MAYTAG
51. Gives a thumbs-down : VOTESNO
52. Restyle a bit of a D.C. hockey player's hair? : SHIFTCAPSLOCK
55. Not just a talker : DOER
56. Taylor of "Say Anything ..." : LILI
57. Click or clack : NOISE
60. Heraldic band : ORLE
61. "That's cool, man" : IDIG
62. Unbeatable : IDEAL
63. Singer with the 1986 #1 album "Promise" : SADE
64. It's not meant to be used on nails : PEEN
65. Quick to flip : TESTY
1. New Deal work program, for short : CCC
2. ___ polloi : HOI
3. Cyclades setting : AEGEANSEA
4. Totals : RUNSTO
5. Speaker of the line "Listen to them - the children of the night" : DRACULA
6. Outline : SHAPE
7. Preschooler : TYKE
8. More awesome than awesome : EPIC
9. Late-night talk show feature : MONOLOG
10. Much work ahead : ALOTTODO
11. Core members : CADRE
12. Mouth watering? : DROOL
13. Nickelodeon title girl : CARLY
21. Asia's ___ Sea : ARAL
22. Kind of recognition : NAME
23. Chicken pox result, often : SCARS
24. Go back before proceeding : TAGUP
27. Skyline feature : SPIRE
28. In the cellar : LAST
31. All ___ : THAT
32. Like a policy allowing unfettered air traffic : OPENSKIES
33. Ream : WIDEN
34. Prefix with -pathy : NEURO
36. Unpunished : SCOTFREE
40. Quod ___ faciendum : ERAT
41. Twist-tie alternative : BAGCLIP
42. Not reporting, maybe : AWOL
43. "You can be sure" : BETONIT
47. Alter, as a program : RECODE
48. Windows forerunner : MSDOS
49. Now, in Nicaragua : AHORA
50. Investor's info : YIELD
51. Two-finger salute : VSIGN
53. Gofer : AIDE
54. "Swan Lake" move : PLIE
58. Didn't sell : SAT
59. England's Isle of ___ : ELY

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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