New York Times, Saturday, September 29, 2012

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {X} This is puzzle # 112 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Lead : STAR
5. Intestines, e.g. : TRACT
10. Dealers in books and records : CPAS
14. "___ it down!" : TONE
15. Jenna Bush ___, former first daughter : HAGER
16. Workers' place : HIVE
17. Crush, e.g. : ORANGESODA
19. "The Gondoliers" nurse : INEZ
20. Stiff : POTENT
21. Like George Bush's promised nation : GENTLER
23. Summer mountain feature : SNOWCAP
25. "That's enough!" : QUITIT
27. Bill producers : ATMS
28. Kind of woman : KEPT
31. Explorer Amundsen : ROALD
32. Spirograph, e.g. : TOY
33. Lovers of all things Barbie, say : GIRLIEGIRLS
35. Filter target : JUNKEMAIL
36. Odd one : STRANGEBIRD
39. Noted rock site: Abbr. : GIB
42. Buck for a tune? : OWENS
43. Cause of a car rental surcharge : DENT
44. He was traded between Chicago teams in 1992 : SOSA
45. Add as a bonus : TOSSIN
47. Some blight : GHETTOS
49. Thick vegetable soup : POTTAGE
52. It's a wrap : SERAPE
53. Like some plugs : MALE
54. Needs from : REQUIRESOF
56. Tear : RIVE
57. Litter, e.g. : YOUNG
58. Go off-shore, maybe : WADE
59. Autobús alternative : TREN
60. Like some elephants : ASIAN
61. CNBC subj. : NYSE
1. Visits : STOPSAT
2. City originally known as the Town of York : TORONTO
3. An arm and a leg and then some : ANATOMY
4. Keeps it coming, maybe : RENEWS
5. What leftovers may be for : THETAKING
6. Univ. aides : RAS
7. In a swivet : AGOG
8. Grant : CEDE
9. Anxiolytic, e.g., for short : TRANQ
10. Sichuan cooking ingredient : CHILIOIL
11. It may help you get a grip : PINETAR
12. Earl in the Baseball Hall of Fame : AVERILL
13. "___ me!" : SEZ
18. Health products co. : GNC
22. Distended : TURGID
24. Livened (up) : PERKED
26. Cardinal pts.? : TDS
29. Object of some hazing : PLEBE
30. It's everything, it's said : TIMING
33. Hits the gas : GUNSIT
34. Taurus, for one : EARTHSIGN
35. Dutch Golden Age painter : JANSTEEN
36. One who's usually gone : SOT
37. Kings and queens, say : TWOPAIR
38. Work out : RESOLVE
39. Was given the right to vote : GOTASAY
40. Wood lice and pill bugs : ISOPODS
41. Starting figure on a utility bill : BASEFEE
44. Scattered : STREWN
46. ___ one (nobody) : NARYA
48. Market add-on : EER
50. Storms and others : GEOS
51. What can open laterally? : EQUI
53. Star of the motivational video "Be Somebody ... or Be Somebody's Fool" : MRT
55. "Por ___ Cabeza" (tango standard) : UNA

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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