NY Times, Sun, Mar 18, 2012 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:Rosalie Moscovitch
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 61, Across Lite

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© 2012, The New York Times
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1. Scatters colors (5) : CASTS
4. Article of clothing picked up by rabbit near red farm machine (9) : HARVESTER
9. Cabana he imagined taking in California city (7) : ANAHEIM
10. Drop of French perfume (7) : DESCENT
11. Fasteners? Yes, if pants to be altered (6,4) : SAFETYPINS
12. Balboa hung around Hawaiian island (4) : OAHU
14. Shattered beer mugs sink (8) : SUBMERGE
16. Norm is head of his church group (6) : PARISH
18. Comedian receiving a piece of news: false report (6) : CANARD
19. Not in favor of Greek character at opening of major civil war scene (8) : ANTIETAM
22. Chow pulling cap from English poet (4) : EATS
23. Beams around Russian city's seacoasts (10) : SHORELINES
26. Little dog to slip into class (7) : TERRIER
27. Gently touch bird design (7) : PATTERN
28. Indian city had a derby organized (9) : HYDERABAD
29. Dry start to sermon in service (5) : DUSTY
1. Church, in its present condition, has small frame (7) : CHASSIS
2. Muffler bolt (5) : SCARF
3. Honey ruined the sweater (10) : SWEETHEART
4. Respect hosts recording entry online (4,4) : HOMEPAGE
5. Small mammal's lair surrounded by decay (6) : RODENT
6. Simple as invading disheartened enemy (4) : EASY
7. Rehab staffer: "Rhythmic chanting is involved in the start of treatment" (9) : THERAPIST
8. Make changes to unemployed? That hurts! (7) : RETOUCH
13. Abandoned houses, unsound, swayed (10) : VACILLATED
15. Actress Lisa angry and very weary (4-5) : BONETIRED
17. Novel printed about one brave (8) : INTREPID
18. Teach Dotty about male cat (7) : CHEETAH
20. Work constructed of stone and tiles: "Madonna Holding Child" (7) : MASONRY
21. "Moonstruck" star in front of university beginning to broadcast "Little Angel" (6) : CHERUB
24. Wants massages in the mouth (5) : NEEDS
25. In the Sound, look searchingly for landing place (4) : PIER

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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