New York Times, Saturday, August 18, 2012

Author: Dana Motley
Editor: Will Shortz
Dana Motley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 30 for Ms. Motley. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Contemporary of Columbus : CABOT
6. Stats for DVDs : RPMS
10. Homey : DAWG
14. Actress De La Garza of "Law & Order" : ALANA
15. Latin word that's an anagram of 62-Across : ERAT
16. Stone for a Libra, traditionally : OPAL
17. One barely riding? : LADYGODIVA
19. Put out : RILE
20. Choice for a huge movie fan? : IMAX
21. 20- and 60-Across, e.g. : NAMEBRANDS
23. Peacockery displayer : FOP
24. TravelMate notebook maker : ACER
25. Food items once called Froffles : EGGOS
26. Pattern seen on a diamond : PINSTRIPES
30. Delay : HOLDUP
32. Evidence of bodily harm : SCAB
33. Lillie with a Tony : BEA
36. Leader in music : MAESTRO
38. Some markets : KROGERS
40. Lets pass : OKS
41. All the best? : TENS
43. Husky alternatives : AKITAS
44. None for the money, two for the show? : FREEPASSES
46. Davis of "Bubba Ho-Tep," 2002 : OSSIE
49. Sonoma County winery : SIMI
50. First name among exotica singers : YMA
53. White alternative : WHOLEWHEAT
55. Heart-piercing figure : EROS
56. Vulgarian : LOUT
57. Summer wear for women : HALTERTOPS
59. "Plaid" and "spunk" derive from it : ERSE
60. ___ Blizzard (Dairy Queen offering) : OREO
61. Nonplussed : ATSEA
62. Be dashing : TEAR
63. Keyboardist Saunders : MERL
64. Sordid : MESSY
1. Rialto setting: Abbr. : CALIF
2. Crockett Hotel's neighbor : ALAMO
3. Malcontents : BADAPPLES
4. Stone for a Cancer, traditionally : ONYX
5. Put out, in a way : TAG
6. Ready for publication : REDACT
7. They cover the basics : PRIMERS
8. Sarah Palin, self-descriptively : MAVERICK
9. Shot : STAB
10. Wear banned in many schools : DORAGS
11. Impressionistic work? : APING
12. One hard to find : WALDO
13. Cagney player on TV : GLESS
18. Boozing it up : ONASPREE
22. Alternatives to Filas : REEBOKS
27. Some bracelets : IDS
28. Almond, for one : NUTTREE
29. What a host holds : PARASITE
30. Grp. operating within a network : HMO
31. Rendering on Connecticut's state quarter : OAK
33. A 1952 3-cent stamp honored her 200th birthday : BETSYROSS
34. Long reign, say : ERA
35. Numbskull : ASS
37. Minimal market purchase : ONESHARE
39. Grant, in Glasgow : GIE
42. Pitching ace? : SPIELER
44. Tap add-on : FILTER
45. Powerful explosive : AMATOL
46. Youngster with disproportionately large eyes : OWLET
47. Popular vacation spot, with "the" : SHORE
48. "The Liberty Bell" composer : SOUSA
51. Looks down : MOPES
52. Try to find out what's inside : ASSAY
54. "___ the gods would destroy ..." : WHOM
55. Novel addendum? : ETTE
58. Butt : RAM

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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