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New York Times, Thursday, August 30, 2012

Author: Stu Ockman
Editor: Will Shortz
Stu Ockman
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Rows: 16, Columns: 14 Words: 70, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQWX} Grid has repeated answers This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Ockman. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. Vigorously pursuing something : ATIT
5. Huggers : ARMS
9. Parisian pig : PORC
13. Vein glory? : LODE
14. Bilgewater : TOSH
15. Profess : AVER
16. Popular kind of 31- and 37-Across : FREERANGE
18. Das ___ Testament : NEUE
19. Christmas in Italia : NATALE
20. Excavation locale of an ancient Egyptian capital : AMARNA
22. French composer Saint-Saëns : CAMILLE
23. "Look at the facts!" : FACEIT
24. First of its kind? : ADAM
25. "Marvy!" : NEATO
26. Droughty : BONEDRY
30. Real stunner? : PHASER
31. With 37-Across, dairy aisle purchase : OOOOOO
33. Tee sign abbr. : YDS
34. Traffic caution : SLO
37. See 31-Across : OOOOOO
38. Gold diggers : MINERS
40. He goes to town in a 1936 movie : MRDEEDS
45. Draw ___ on : ABEAD
46. 1997 title role for Peter Fonda : ULEE
47. ___ Diggory, young wizard in the Harry Potter books : CEDRIC
49. It's more than the sum of its parts : GESTALT
52. Currency pegged to euros : KRONER
53. It may be hard to prove in court : INTENT
54. Muddlement : DAZE
55. Holder of 31- and 37-Across : EGGCARTON
58. Pair in a dead man's hand : ACES
59. Feeling of gloom : PALL
60. "Je vous en ___" : PRIE
61. Predilection : BENT
62. Dick Cheney and George W. Bush, for two : ELIS
63. Actor George of "CSI" : EADS
1. Big-nosed character of 1980s TV : ALF
2. Home wrecker : TORNADO
3. Visionary : IDEAMAN
4. Start of a round : TEETIME
5. Even a tiny bit : ATALL
6. Actress Blakley of "Nashville" : RONEE
7. Rangers' home in N.Y.C. : MSG
8. Stack of papers : SHEAF
9. Cure-all : PANACEA
10. One way to prepare 31- and 37-Across : OVEREASY
11. Together again : REUNITED
12. They make things up : CREATORS
17. "Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-___" (Irish lullaby) : RAL
21. What a young buck might want to prove : MANHOOD
22. Object of some whistles : CAB
27. Desperate : DOORDIE
28. Short marsupials? : ROOS
29. "___-hoo!" : YOO
30. Less than fair : POOR
32. Pah lead-in : OOM
34. Precisely : SMACKDAB
35. Longtime Las Vegas entertainer : LIBERACE
36. Number of 31- and 37-Across in a 55-Across : ONEDOZEN
39. Wholehearted : EARNEST
41. One of the Muses : EUTERPE
42. South Korean model : ELANTRA
43. Arm raiser : DELTOID
44. ___ for life : SET
48. Brunch item : CREPE
49. Tenor Beniamino ___ : GIGLI
50. S.A.S.E.'s, e.g. : ENCLS
51. Stop: Abbr. : STA
56. Partner to do-si-do with : GAL
57. Wii forerunner : NES

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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