New York Times, Saturday, September 10, 2011

Author: David Quarfoot
Editor: Will Shortz
David Quarfoot
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FKQ} This is puzzle # 32 for Mr. Quarfoot. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Only song on Rolling Stone's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time" list that is not sung in English : LABAMBA
8. Midweek : HUMPDAY
15. Unitedly : ASATEAM
16. See : OBSERVE
17. Humor : CATERTO
18. Goes back and forth, in a way : TOGGLES
19. Bread pudding ingredient : EGG
20. Subject on a wanted poster : LOSTCAT
22. NPR's Shapiro : ARI
23. "A God in Ruins" novelist : URIS
25. Man of steel? : ROBOT
26. Gridiron cues : HUTS
27. Reduces : PARES
29. Country music's ___ Brown Band : ZAC
30. Line up : AGREE
31. Shady, say : SYLVAN
33. Frequently disputed court call? : ROEVWADE
35. Map abbr. : ELEV
37. First name in auto racing : ARIE
38. Transfer : SIGNOVER
42. Concedes : ALLOWS
46. Island near Ayr : ARRAN
47. It ended in 1947 : RAJ
49. Welcome to paradise? : ALOHA
50. Tower : LOOM
51. Charybdis, e.g. : NAIAD
53. Source of some highly prized 19-Acrosses : SHAD
54. 1940s-'60s world leader : UNU
55. Where one's head is : MINDSET
57. Robitaille of the N.H.L. : LUC
58. #1 in sports : TOPSEED
60. Northern air : OCANADA
62. Sometimes-banned work : EROTICA
63. State of anarchy : NORULES
64. Misters abroad : SENORES
65. Setting of many plots : XYPLANE
1. Some boots : LACEUPS
2. Name on the highest award of the American Society of Plant Taxonomists : ASAGRAY
3. Diamond handler? : BATGIRL
4. Had : ATE
5. Keyboardist Saunders who played with the Grateful Dead : MERL
6. Mongolian for "hero" : BATOR
7. "A Perfect Peace" novelist : AMOSOZ
8. Drink in a mug : HOTCOCOA
9. Wolf pack member : UBOAT
10. U.S.M.C. E-8 : MSGT
11. Tuning device : PEG
12. "Stop Whining, Start Living" author : DRLAURA
13. Turned away : AVERTED
14. "That is clear" : YESISEE
21. Boarder's aid : TBAR
24. Rising time, for some : SEVENAM
26. Writer on whose work Woody Allen's "Sleeper" is loosely based : HGWELLS
28. Setting for a set : SALON
30. Basilica de San Vicente setting : AVILA
32. Home of Pyramid Lake: Abbr. : NEV
34. Christian ___ : ERA
36. Balustraded locales, often : VERANDAS
38. Honors : SALUTES
39. Major export of Brazil and Australia : IRONORE
40. Marketing giant with a portmanteau name : GROUPON
41. Bust : RAID
43. "Hot!" : OOHLALA
44. "Poetry makes nothing happen" writer : WHAUDEN
45. It's unfortunate : SADCASE
48. 2002 horror sequel : JASONX
51. Many an heiress : NIECE
52. Lure : DECOY
55. Bergman's last role : MEIR
56. Response to the '08 financial crisis : TARP
59. Pou ___ (vantage point) : STO
61. Void: Fr. : NUL

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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