New York Times, Thursday, August 9, 2012

Author: Joe Krozel
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe Krozel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JKQWZ} This is puzzle # 60 for Mr. Krozel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Droplet : BEAD
5. They're seen on the neck : FRETS
10. Small step : ATOB
14. Turning point : AXLE
15. Caravan parking spot? : OASIS
16. Club of song : COPA
17. It comes out of a trunk : LIMB
18. Up : RISEN
19. Part of FEMA: Abbr. : EMER
20. "There's no hope!" : ITSUSELESS
22. Objet ___ : DART
23. With 24- and 45-Across, game represented by this completed puzzle's grid : TIC
24. See 23-Across : TAC
25. Imitator of Bush the elder on "S.N.L." : DANACARVEY
32. Salmon variety : COHO
33. Spoil : RUIN
34. Teacher's note on a failing test : SEEME
35. "... and she bare ___": Ruth 4:13 : ASON
36. Rat-___ : ATAT
37. Line at an airport : TAXIS
38. Mad Libs specification : NOUN
39. Be blue : MOPE
40. "The First Time ___ Saw Your Face" (Roberta Flack #1 hit) : EVERI
41. River of York : OUSE
42. Chemical suffixes : ANES
43. Common restaurant fish : REDSNAPPER
45. See 23-Across : TOE
46. Turn blue, maybe : DYE
47. Mini-terrors : IMPS
49. Handle online : SCREENNAME
56. Common restaurant fish : SOLE
57. Force out : EXILE
58. Old-timey oath : EGAD
59. Calendar heading: Abbr. : TUES
60. Like a mouse : TIMID
61. Tear apart : REND
62. Flat sound : SSSS
63. Fearful sort : SISSY
64. Turning heads, perhaps : SEXY
1. Island with a Hindu majority : BALI
2. Way out : EXIT
3. Form of relief : ALMS
4. Society add-ons : DEBUTANTES
5. Rain man? : FORECASTER
6. Skateboard park feature : RAIL
7. In ___ (actually) : ESSE
8. Relationships : TIES
9. Employee data: Abbr. : SSNS
10. Whizzed through : ACED
11. Classic Andy Warhol subject : TOMATOSOUP
12. Place to take binoculars : OPERAHOUSE
13. 1984 U.S. Olympic gold medalist in gymnastics : BARTCONNER
21. Dog command : SIC
25. Playmakers? : DRAMATISTS
26. Independent : AUTONOMOUS
27. "Fame" actress : NIAPEEPLES
28. Tear apart, old-style : REAVE
29. In distress : VEXED
30. Gulf moguls : EMIRS
31. "You betcha!" : YESINDEEDY
32. Aids for camp chefs : CANOPENERS
44. Objectivist Rand : AYN
48. School period: Abbr. : SESS
49. They usually end at six : SETS
50. Roman 112 : CXII
51. Eyeglass holders : RIMS
52. New Haven alumni : ELIS
53. Writer James : AGEE
54. Language known to native speakers as Gaelg : MANX
55. It's a small whirl after all : EDDY

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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