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New York Times, Friday, August 17, 2012

Author: Peter Wentz
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Wentz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Wentz. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 22,928
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1. Modern mail? : FLAKJACKET
11. British ___ : RAJ
14. It ends at 12 : SENIORHIGH
15. Main part, often : HERO
16. The Bay of Fundy has the largest one in the world : TIDALRANGE
17. Judicial administration? : OATH
18. Estadio call : OLE
19. Tall and thin : LANK
20. Complete, as a crossword : FILLIN
22. Like A through D : PASSING
24. Having a bad trip, maybe : CARSICK
25. Examine carefully : VET
26. QB who threw a record-tying seven touchdown passes in a single game (1962) : YATITTLE
27. W-2 figure : WAGES
30. Pitcher's stat : SAVES
31. "___ out!" : YER
32. Somalia's locale in Africa : HORN
33. Compromise of 1877 figure : HAYES
34. To-do : STIR
35. Split, in a way : AXE
36. Southern writer William Gilmore ___ : SIMMS
37. Split (up) : DIVVY
38. Fighting directly : TOETOTOE
40. Nickname in classic jazz : DIZ
41. "The Bourne Identity" plot device : AMNESIA
42. Makes sense of : DIGESTS
46. Commercial miscellany : JOBLOT
47. Cartoonist Kelly : WALT
48. Bug : TAP
49. Director-type : EXEC
50. View from the Sydney Harbour Bridge : OPERAHOUSE
53. Hershey brand : ROLO
54. What a drawer may hold : FELTTIPPEN
55. Animal in a comic strip title : KAT
56. Running too quickly? : FALSESTART
1. It controls the amount of light admitted : FSTOP
2. "The Pearl Fishers" soprano : LEILA
3. Altiplano locale : ANDES
4. Soul producer : KIA
5. Kicks : JOLLIES
6. Downright : ARRANT
7. Cho ___, romantic interest for Harry Potter : CHANG
8. Twist : KINK
9. ___-shaped : EGG
10. Moirai, in Greek myth : THEFATES
11. "Big Brother," for example : REALITYTV
12. It includes provision for the admission of new states : ARTICLEIV
13. "A stronger America" sloganeer : JOHNKERRY
15. "The Planets" composer : HOLST
21. It controls the amount of light admitted : IRIS
23. ___ Kramer, 2010 Dutch speed-skating gold medalist : SVEN
24. Gives in under pressure : CAVES
26. "Lookie what I did!" : YAYME
27. "Can you believe that guy?!" : WHATAJERK
28. Grateful Dead album whose title reads the same forward and backward : AOXOMOXOA
29. Intermediate level in karate : GREENBELT
30. Navigator Islands, now : SAMOA
33. Clicked : HITITOFF
34. One criterion for sorting : SIZE
36. Fair : SOSO
37. "Dude, I got something to tell you ..." : DIGTHIS
39. Verizon, e.g. : TELCO
40. Widen : DILATE
42. Short-range missiles : DARTS
43. Buddhist shrine : STUPA
44. Big stinger : TASER
45. Dog-tired : SPENT
47. "Now that you mention it ..." : WELL
51. Sugar ___ : PEA
52. Vote (for) : OPT

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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