New York Times, Thursday, January 3, 2013

Author: Bruce Haight
Editor: Will Shortz
Bruce Haight
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQWXZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Haight. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Notepad: Four answers in this puzzle are incomplete. The missing part can be found in four other places in the grid.
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Across Down
1. Start of a motto first published in an 1844 book : ALLFOR
7. 1967 disaster : APOLLO
13. Lazy sort : LIEABED
15. Criticize cattily : SNIPEAT
16. Unwakeable, say : INACOMA
17. "No use arguing with me" : IINSIST
18. It took 70 years to complete, in brief : OED
19. Vintner's need : VAT
20. Cockney abode : OME
21. Chateau ___ Michelle : STE
22. Tex-Mex order : TOSTADA
24. Swimmer : NATATOR
26. Go beyond : OUTSTEP
27. "Any ___?" : TAKERS
28. Be a tippler : TOPE
29. Bookish : LITERARY
32. Single, slangily : ACE
33. Dreams up : IMAGINES
38. Ready for a drive : TEED
42. Hit hard, as the brakes : SLAMON
43. Was on tour, in a way : TROUPED
46. Most light : AIRIEST
48. Earthen casserole dish : TERRINE
49. Susan of "L.A. Law" : DEY
50. Not just threaten, say : SUE
51. Japanese vegetable : UDO
52. Group of whales : GAM
53. Some map lines : ISOBARS
55. Old guitarlike instrument : BANDORE
57. Tight situations : SCRAPES
58. Country where marinated bear is a specialty food : ESTONIA
59. Serious rap : MURDER
60. Sports coup : HOLEIN
1. Former San Francisco mayor Joseph : ALIOTO
2. Make a hard, low hit that's caught : LINEOUT
3. Causes : LEADSTO
4. Univ. body : FAC
5. Inversely egg-shaped : OBOVATE
6. Like "The Karate Kid" and "Total Recall" : REMADE
7. Enliven : ANIMATE
8. It helps one get a grip : PINETAR
9. Special ___ : OPS
10. Three-pronged fishing spear : LEISTER
11. Steve Martin romantic comedy : LASTORY
12. Bewhiskered animals : OTTERS
14. Purchase with a cell phone : DATAPLAN
15. Priory in "The Da Vinci Code" : SION
23. Kitchen meas. : TSP
25. Alias : AKA
30. Diamonds : ICE
31. Lab sight : TESTTUBE
33. Two-time Romanian president Ion : ILIESCU
34. Writer of the story on which "All About Eve" is based : MARYORR
35. Athos, to Porthos, to Aramis : AMI
36. Has a cow : GOESAPE
37. John Hancock, e.g. : INSURER
38. Hockey Hall of Fame site : TORONTO
39. It.'s here : EUR
40. Inferior imitator : EPIGONE
41. Ancient Roman coins : DENARII
42. Extreme cruelty : SADISM
44. Tree whose wood is used in guitar-making : REDASH
45. Abase : DEMEAN
47. Dick Tracy's girl : TESS
54. Spoiled : BAD
56. Aust. currency : DOL

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