New York Times, Saturday, September 8, 2012

Author: Byron Walden
Editor: Will Shortz
Byron Walden
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 66 for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. One of the housewives on "Desperate Housewives" : GABY
5. Spelled : STOODINFOR
15. Book with the chapter "How They Dress in Tahiti" : OMOO
16. Emulated Anne Frank : KEPTADIARY
17. Take one's lumps? : TONG
18. Black piecrust component : OREOCOOKIE
19. Conditioner's cousin : CREAMRINSE
21. Mockingbird prey : BEES
22. Timon of Athens, e.g. : HERMIT
23. Trattoria order : PENNE
24. President who won 97.6% of the vote in 2007 : ASSAD
25. Cameo voicer on Weird Al Yankovic's "I Lost on Jeopardy" : PARDO
29. Took off the table? : ATE
30. Crime lab tool : TWEEZERS
32. George III descriptor : MAD
33. "O thou pale ___ that silent shines": Burns : ORB
36. Second : INSTANT
37. Player who followed in Player's footsteps : ELS
38. Measure of thanks? : MIL
39. People who need to find a john? : VICECOPS
41. Coin introduced by Louis IX : ECU
42. Word from on high : EDICT
43. Ones taking off? : APERS
47. Home of the Rugby League's Rhinos : LEEDS
49. Quarter : BILLET
50. Pursuit of Pan : ECHO
51. Sensor in a CD player : PHOTODIODE
55. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame doo-wop group from Baltimore : THEORIOLES
57. Backsplash piece : TILE
58. Volunteer : TENNESSEAN
59. Milked : USED
60. Obama and Clinton, for example : EXSENATORS
61. Baseball throws : PEGS
1. ___ journalism : GOTCHA
2. Title shared by works of Ovid and D. H. Lawrence : AMORES
3. Faux pas : BONERS
4. Roll in a locker : YOGAMAT
5. Sporty hybrid : SKORT
6. Polo of "Little Fockers" : TERI
7. Dentist's request : OPEN
8. Little Thief's people : OTOS
9. Relative of a carp : DACE
10. Mating call? : IDO
11. Tantalus' daughter : NIOBE
12. It may be assumed : FAKENAME
13. Partner of Connecticut and Vermont : ORIENTAL
14. Starters in some fields : RYESEEDS
20. Labor group : MIDWIVES
23. Like some envelopes : POSTPAID
25. "Home Alone" co-star : PESCI
26. Texcoco denizen : AZTEC
27. Turn another color, say : REACT
28. Character inspired by Fu Manchu : DRNO
31. So-called "Wheat Capital of the United States" : ENID
33. Frittata, e.g. : OMELETTE
34. General Mills offering : RICECHEX
35. University of Delaware athletes : BLUEHENS
40. Separate : SPLITUP
44. Nancy Drew's aunt : ELOISE
45. Cincinnati baseballer of old : REDLEG
46. Stable assets : STEEDS
48. Family name in an 1869 romance : DOONE
49. Smee and others : BOSNS
51. Knights' Square site : PISA
52. Myriad : HOST
53. Imperial offering : OLEO
54. Jag : TEAR
56. ___ Faire (re-enactors' event, informally) : REN

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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