New York Times, Monday, September 3, 2012

Author: C. W. Stewart
Editor: Will Shortz
Carolyn W. Stewart
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {Z} This is puzzle # 18 for Ms. Stewart. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 22,945
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1. Bundle of cotton : BALE
5. Sums : ADDS
9. Salon jobs, for short : PERMS
14. Jewish month after Av : ELUL
15. "___ the time" : NOWS
16. Be of use : AVAIL
17. Printed results of baseball games : BOXSCORES
19. Sharpshooter's weapon : RIFLE
20. "Caught you red-handed!" : OHO
21. Iranian money : RIAL
22. Like many potato chips and peanuts : SALTED
23. Tailgate party places : PARKINGLOTS
26. Suffix with final : IST
27. Sticky stuff : GOO
28. ___ kwon do : TAE
31. Camera setting : FSTOP
34. Sets of tasks, as at an office : WORKLOADS
37. Beehive State tribe : UTES
38. Shelter for 37-Across : TEPEE
39. Stumble over the corner of a rug, say : TRIP
40. Old jalopies : JUNKHEAPS
42. One full of baloney : PHONY
43. ___ and outs : INS
44. Itemized bill: Abbr. : INV
45. Regret : RUE
46. Big containers in a tavern : BEERBARRELS
52. Loss : DEFEAT
56. Table scraps : ORTS
57. Filmmaker Spike : LEE
58. Sci-fi's Asimov : ISAAC
59. Many ... or a hint to the ends of 17-, 23-, 34-, 40- and 46-Across : QUITEAFEW
61. Cookie trayful : BATCH
62. And others, briefly : ETAL
63. Dog pests : LICE
64. Japanese restaurant staple : SUSHI
65. Reject, as an accusation : DENY
66. How many TV programs are aired nowadays : INHD
1. Jazz genre : BEBOP
2. Hawaiian hello : ALOHA
3. Pyramid-shaped hotel in Vegas : LUXOR
4. Chicago trains : ELS
5. Bless, in a way : ANOINT
6. Hip-hopper's headgear : DORAG
7. Reside : DWELL
8. Snake sound : SSS
9. Light umbrella : PARASOL
10. Satanic : EVIL
11. Castaway's makeshift vessel : RAFT
12. 1/500 of the Indianapolis 500 : MILE
13. Iditarod transport : SLED
18. Burned to a ___ : CRISP
22. Stir up the fire : STOKE
24. Newsstand : KIOSK
25. Fairy tale monsters : OGRES
28. Poi source : TARO
29. Situation after deuce : ADIN
30. Catch sight of : ESPY
31. Japan's tallest peak : FUJI
32. Use a Taser on : STUN
33. Exchange for a twenty, maybe : TENS
34. Snake (through) : WEAVE
35. Like an antonym: Abbr. : OPP
36. None of the above : OTHER
38. Basic belief : TENET
41. Japanese grill : HIBACHI
42. Prize money : PURSE
45. Sounding like a jalopy : RATTLY
47. Way to go : ROUTE
48. Newscaster Williams : BRIAN
49. Pixielike : ELFIN
50. Bloodsucker : LEECH
51. Used needle and thread : SEWED
52. "That's mine!" : DIBS
53. "___ Wood would saw wood" (part of an old tongue twister) : ESAU
54. Suet and blubber : FATS
55. "To ___ his own" : EACH
59. Proof-ending letters : QED
60. Boxer called "The Greatest" : ALI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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