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New York Times, Saturday, August 4, 2012

Author: Jim Page
Editor: Will Shortz
Jim Page
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 152 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 22,915
Across Down
1. Neighboring : ADJACENTTO
11. Far from self-effacing : SMUG
15. Water-park? : DROPANCHOR
16. Rose in a field : PETE
17. Singing pair : VOCALCORDS
18. Old Broadway production grp. : ANTA
19. Classes : ILKS
20. Fresno-to-L.A. direction : SSE
21. Albuquerque's ___ Racing Museum : UNSER
22. Luis who directed "Anaconda," 1997 : LLOSA
24. Big shot on Al Jazeera : EMIR
27. Passé PC piece : CRT
28. Botched : MISDONE
31. Oxford offering : HMO
32. Thing to charge with : CREDITCARD
36. Ghost's sound : OOOO
37. Crown polisher : DENTALHYGIENIST
39. Many hand-helds, for short : PDAS
40. Sleeper's option in a sleeper : LOWERBERTH
41. Flee : LAM
42. Norepinephrine producer : ADRENAL
43. Full Sail or Fuller's : ALE
44. Put on : WORE
45. Recipient of much praise : ALLAH
50. TALKS LIKE THIS! : YELLS
52. They may sit next to castles: Abbr. : KTS
55. Aarnio of furniture : EERO
56. Oilman ___ P. Halliburton : ERLE
57. Examination by those most qualified : PEERREVIEW
60. GPS offerings: Abbr. : RTES
61. Old Glory saluter, most likely : USNATIONAL
62. They broke up in 1991: Abbr. : SSRS
63. They're abandoned in charm school : BADMANNERS
1. Big name in relief : ADVIL
2. Like wags : DROLL
3. Informal name for a monkey : JOCKO
4. Take ___ (decline) : APASS
5. Presidential nickname : CAL
6. Accompaniers of cover letters: Abbr. : ENCS
7. Basic training figs. : NCOS
8. Common thing to plan a vacation around : THREEDAYWEEKEND
9. Beatrix Potter's "The Tale of Mr. ___" : TOD
10. Sterile environments, for short : ORS
11. Decade or century : SPAN
12. It's likely to have bass parts : MENSCHOIR
13. Farthest : UTTERMOST
14. One engaging in clockwork : GEARTOOTH
21. Script postscript? : URE
23. "What ___ mind reader?" : AMIA
25. "Guten ___" : MORGEN
26. One of the Gandhis : INDIRA
29. "That works" : ITLLDO
30. Journalist who wrote "Come to Think of It," 2007 : SCHORR
32. Contents of some music cabinets : CDPLAYERS
33. Indicators of impending danger : REDALERTS
34. Brit working with nails, say : ENAMELLER
35. Drying-out danger : DTS
36. It was retired by the Yankees in 1986 : ONE
38. Powerful Syrian city in the third millennium B.C. : EBLA
42. Sympathetic responses : AWS
46. 1972 Elton John hit : LEVON
47. Hanover's river : LEINE
48. In the back : AREAR
49. Hurricane noises : HOWLS
51. Off, pricewise : LESS
53. It follows a mine line : TRAM
54. Miss Spain, say: Abbr. : SRTA
57. 43-Across server : PUB
58. That Peruvian? : ESA
59. German article : EIN

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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