New York Times, Saturday, October 23, 2010

Author: Will Nediger
Editor: Will Shortz
Will Nediger
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 28 Missing: {X} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Nediger. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Couples' activity once considered scandalous : WALTZING
9. Tilting setting : ARCADE
15. Chicken's comment : IDARENOT
16. Track : FOLLOW
17. "You're doing it all wrong!" : NONONONO
18. Green goof : FOOZLE
19. Like a moonstone : OPALINE
20. Fealty swearers : VASSALS
21. Circus tent raiser? : STILT
22. Binding agent : UNITER
23. Like overdramatic spoken-word versions of pop songs : SHATNERESQUE
28. Campaign creations : ADS
31. Not moved much : STOIC
32. They're plopped down : REARS
33. Old New Zealand natives : MOAS
35. Sends up : MOCKS
37. "___ Love — not me": Dickinson : TWAS
38. "I'm gone" : ADIOS
40. Farmhands, at times : HOERS
42. 1969 Peace Prize grp. : ILO
43. Athlete stripped of a 1994 national title : TONYAHARDING
46. Something to get a round in : TAVERN
47. Side in a 1948 war : ARABS
51. Many of his subjects were kings : THEBARD
53. Activity requiring three walls : JAIALAI
55. "84 Charing Cross Road" author Hanff : HELENE
56. Maximally kinky : CURLIEST
57. Fendi rival : ARMANI
58. Lemony dessert : ANGELPIE
59. Conservative commentator Peggy : NOONAN
60. Place of discreet punishment : WOODSHED
1. Red lovers, perhaps : WINOS
2. Assume : ADOPT
3. The Pineapple Island : LANAI
4. Chat room annoyances : TROLLS
5. Climbers' goals : ZENITHS
6. Not excluded from : INON
7. Squat : NONE
8. It's "tachin' up" in a 1964 song : GTO
9. Cause of many a split : AFFAIR
10. Farm stirrer : ROOSTER
11. Like baboons' eyes : CLOSESET
12. Subject of the 2008 book "How to Break a Terrorist" : ALZARQAWI
13. Toots : DOLL
14. Milk sources : EWES
20. Like some shirts : VNECKED
22. Part of Scotland's coat of arms : UNICORN
24. Deposit box? : ATM
25. How someone may try : TOOHARD
26. Territory in Risk : URAL
27. Shell alternative : ESSO
28. Part of a Latin succession : AMAT
29. Part of Mauritius's coat of arms : DODO
30. Fire man? : SAINTELMO
34. Lecithin source : SOYABEAN
36. Guru's title : SRI
39. Zebra zone : SAVANNA
41. Moved along slowly : SNAILED
44. Above or below preceder : HEREIN
45. Earnestly pursued things : GRAILS
48. Letter resembling an ox's head : ALEPH
49. "King Joe" composer : BASIE
50. Positioned : SITED
51. Part of a comparison : THAN
52. Heart recipient, perhaps : HERO
53. 2007 Best Picture nominee with a mythological name : JUNO
54. Talos hurled huge stones at it : ARGO
56. Avian call : CAW

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